Friday Flash January 24, 2020

Jesus proclaimed the Gospel of the kingdom and cured every

disease among the people.

Matthew 4:23

IMPORTANT DATES NEXT WEEK:

  • Saturday January 25 – Chili Cook-Off
  • Sunday January 26 – Saint Mary’s Catholic School Open House 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday January 26 – National Catholic Schools Week Begins
  • Wednesday January 29 – School Mass
  • Friday January 31 – 1:30 Dismissal, Lunch in school, ASC offered
  • Saturday February 1 – National Catholic Schools Week Ends

NEWS/EVENTS/NEED TO KNOW:

CHILI COOKOFF:

The Chili Cookoff is the kick-off to Catholic Schools Week, the best family event to shake these cold winter days, and the most delicious event of the year! Tomorrow Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm, immediately following St. Mary’s Catholic Church 5:30 mass. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids, $30 family maximum, and there will be a cash bar. Register to participate or purchase tickets ! Signup to volunteer at the Cookoff. Questions? Email Matthew Joss at mdjoss75@gmail.com

CHICK-FIL-A FUN FOOD FRIDAY:


To close out Catholic Schools Week 2020, our students, faculty & staff will be able to pre-order their lunch from Chick-fil-A next Friday, January 31st. No pizza will be available that day and all pizza orders will be credited back to Boonli accounts. 
Students will receive their lunch & eat during their regularly scheduled times. 
Students will also be able to order an ice cream sandwich to enjoy during their lunch time. Chick-fil-A does NOT have to be purchased, to order ice cream.
All orders must be placed by Tuesday, January 28th.
Please use this link to order: https://stmaryva.ejoinme.org/chick-fil-a

LUNCHROOM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 2nd & 3rd Grade Parents/Families. This is your opportunity, WE NEED YOUR HELP AT LUNCH!

Parents – are you looking to get involved or see your child and help out in a much needed way?  One way to volunteer is during lunch. Each grade level is assigned a month. Please consider helping!

January 2020 – 2nd & 3rd grades

February 2020 – Kindergarten & First grades

March 2020 – 4th and 5th grades

Click on the month to sign up!

SUMMER CAMP IS COMING!:

Additional information will be in the Flash on January 31!

SMCS GALA SAVE THE DATE!:

NIGHT OF NATIONS SAVE THE DATE APRIL 2, 2020!

Saint Mary’s families, be on the lookout for a survey and more information coming soon!

ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH EVENT:

“Are You Interested in Becoming A Catholic?”  If you have never been baptized, if you were baptized in another Christian denomination and would like to become Catholic, or if you were baptized Catholic, but never received the Sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation, you are welcome to join our RCIA Inquiry Process.  For more information, call Sr. Pat at 740-4044, ext. 13, or go to our parish web page, and click on “Interest in Becoming Catholic”.

“St. Mary’s Catholic Church Registration” Parish registration takes place monthly on Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm or some weekdays at 7 pm in the Bishop Sullivan Room.  During this one-hour program, you will meet other parishioners, our Pastor and staff, receive an introduction to St. Mary’s Parish and complete the registration documents.  Childcare and refreshments are provided.

Our registration will take place on February 23, 2020.

HELPFUL LINKS:

Volunteer for Carpool Duty
Painless Fundraising
Flynn O’Hara Uniform information

Please submit the information on this form so that we can share more about the Saint Mary’s experience with you. Thank you.