Listen to Father Tom's Homily 3.22.2015
LENTEN SCHEDULE 2015
Click here to view the 2015 Lenten schedule and guidelines for fasting and abstinence.
NOTE: Masses for Ash Wednesday are as follows: 8am, 12 Noon, 6pm and 7:30 pm (Espanol)
2ND COLLECTION – CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES: Help Jesus in Disguise
Thank you for your generous support of the Catholic Relief Services Collection. Through your generosity families will be reunited, valuable life skills will be taught to those seeking a better life, and many will have vital humanitarian needs met. Please visit www.usccb.org (search “Catholic Relief Services Collection”) to learn how your donations make a difference and help Jesus in disguise.
FRIDAY NIGHT STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Our last Stations of the Cross for the season will be prayed in the church this Friday, March 27. We will have our regular Friday evening Communion Service in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at 5:30pm immediately followed by the Stations of the Cross in the main sanctuary (approx. 5:45pm). After the Stations of the Cross, wander over to Fr. Conen Hall and enjoy our last Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry this year.
3rd ANNUAL LAWRENCE COMMUNITY EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE
We will meet on Easter morning from 7:00-7:45am at Lawrence Park to worship together prior to services and masses at our individual churches. There will be special music and a gospel presentation. It is our hope that as many churches as possible will participate as we celebrate the Resurrection together. St. Lawrence is invited to be a part of this exciting community event, which is a partnership of various Lawrence churches and the City of Lawrence Chaplaincy.
FISH FRY TIME- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need a few more volunteers to join our dedicated crew. Enjoy fellowship as you serve our parish. Use the link below to volunteer or contact Sarah Stephens 317-841-8767.Thank you to all of our current volunteers and patrons who make our Friday Night Fish Fries a success. Click here to signup and volunteer.
CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES - RICE BOWL: Hungering for a Healthy Harvest
CRS Rice Bowl brings our Lenten journey back to Africa this week, to the Democratic Republic of Congo. We join our fasting in solidarity with people who go hungry, and we remember in prayer the importance of building a community that is willing to support those most in need. To learn more visit our website www.crsricebowl.org
2015 - YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE
At last I have found my vocation: My vocation is love.
~Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Pope Francis proclaimed 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life. Visit www.heargodscall.com to learn about local activities. Special prayer cards for the year are available on the desk in the narthex.
ST. LAWRENCE MEN'S GOLF LEAGUE
Our 2015 organizational meeting will be held on Monday evening, March 23, 7:00pm, at Ironwood Golf Club in Fishers. We ask all of those planning to play again this season to attend this meeting for registration and to pay your annual dues. The league is limited to 80 players. Play will begin on Monday May 4 and finish on September 14. All 18 weeks will be played at Ironwood Golf Club. New players are welcome. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Dave Wampler at 614-296-1398 or Bill Paul at 509-8852.
FR. BEECHEM BINGO BLAST!
April 25, 2015 6:00p.m. - 12:00 midnight (Adult's Only) Saint Lawrence's Annual Father Beechem Benefit will be held this year on April 25 in our cafeteria. Ticket price will include food, drinks, 10 Bingo games, and entry into a reverse raffle. There will also be a silent auction. All proceeds are used to fund St. Lawrence School scholarships.
TICKETS NOW ON SALE To purchase your ticket please contact the School Office at 317-543-4923 or Siobhan Minch 416-9182.
SPONSOR AN 8TH GRADE STUDENT
Our St. Lawrence School 8th graders are visiting Washington DC this May. The students prepare for the trip all year by learning about our nation’s Capital and giving presentations on the various buildings and monuments. They also participate in several fundraisers to pay for travel expenses. Several students are in need of extra help this year. If you able to sponsor a student, please contact the School Office 543-4923. Any size donation is appreciated.
H & R BLOCK NONPROFIT REFERRAL PROGRAM
H & R Block will give $20 to Saint Lawrence Catholic Church for each new client who brings in a referral form and uses H & R Block to prepare their taxes. Pick up a referral form from the white rack in the narthex or at the parish office. Offer expires April 15, 2015.