LISTEN TO FATHER TOM'S HOMILY ON APRIL 7, 2019
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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
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PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION April 13/14, 2019
5:00pm Saturday Mass and all Sunday Masses! will begin with a procession from the lobby area of Fr. Beechem Gym (glass area) to the church. Please gather in the lobby 10 minutes before Mass to get a blessed palm and process into the church. Palms will also be available in the Church for those unable to process.
FRIDAYS IN LENT March 8-April 12 in Church/Chapel
5:30 pm Mass
6:00 pm Stations of the Cross / Via Crucis (immediately following 5:30 Mass)
6:45 pm Eucharistic Adoration to 9:45pm
8:30 pm Confessions to 9:30 pm
Help us provide beautiful flowers at the Altar and in the church this Easter season by making a donation in memory or in honor of a loved one. Donations can be made using the special envelopes found in your envelope packet or on Faith Direct.
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PILGRIMAGE TO ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS " JOURNEY WITH A SAINT" Saturday, April 13, 2019
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WHY DO WE COVER THE IMAGES AND CROSSES IN THE CHURCH DURING LENT?
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STATE SENATOR RUCKELSHAUS TO ADDRESS CATHOLIC BUSINESS EXCHANGE April 19, 2019
Indiana State Senator John Ruckelshaus will address the April Catholic Business Exchange. His topic will be: Following Catholic Principles: Keeping Politics Civil in Tumultuous Times.
The event is Friday morning, April 19, at the North Side Knights of Columbus. Mass starts at 7am and the program will be finished by 9am. Cost for the program includes a great breakfast and is $15 in advance for members and $21 for non-members. Registration is required. To register, pay online and for more info, visit www.catholicbusinessexchange.org
GOOD FRIDAY DIVINE MERCY NOVENA
The Divine Mercy Novena begins Good Friday, April 19, and continues through Divine Mercy Sunday, April 28. Copies of the Novena are available in the chapel.
40 CANS FOR 40 DAYS FOOD DRIVE
St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus and Cub Scout Pack 427 will collect non-perishable food items for the Saint Lawrence SVdP food pantry through Easter Sunday, April 21. Baskets will be set up in the narthex to collect the food items. Click here to view the flyer.
CHECK OUT ALL OF THE LENTEN RESOURCES
at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website: usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/index.cfm
BASIC CHRISTIAN MATURITY WORKSHOP
9 weeks beginning April 23, 2019 Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm in the Social Room
Open to all interested in continued Life in the Spirit.
Questions? Contact Joseph Valvo 317-546-7328
St. LAWRENCE 2017-18 ANNUAL REPORT
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2019 SAINT LAWRENCE PICTORIAL DIRECTORY
Photo Session Sign-up Now in Progress Online! or Sign up after Masses April 6/7 in the Narthex or Sign up at the Fish Fry April 5 or April 12
Be included in the new Saint Lawrence Catholic Church Pictorial Directory. All photography sessions will meet in the Learning Center in the Church.
How to schedule:
• Use the link from our website www.saintlawrence.net
• Go to:booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/yvrz5cvm or click the above image to get to the scheduling site.
• Sign up in the narthex after Masses April 6/7
• Sign up at the Fish Fry on April 5 or 12
• Call or email Kim at the Parish Office 317-546-4065 ext 332 or email@example.com
Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled session. Free 8 x 10 standard print and copy of Pictorial Directory for every family who has a photo taken. No fees for having a photo session and no purchase required. All photos available to view and purchase immediately after photo session. Allow 1 hour for entire session: photography, viewing, purchase of extra photos.
We are also in need of volunteers to help check people in for their photo sessions. If you can help please contact Kim at the Parish Office firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-546-4065 ext 332
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE
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Fr. Beechem’s Boot Scootin’ Bingo
Join us in Fr. Beechem Gym, April 27, 2019 6:00-Midnight
Doors open at 5:30pm. Bingo begins at 7:30pm.
Tickets now on sale at Parish and School Office! $40/person (until April 7); $45/person (after April 7), Reserved tables of 8 for $350.
Includes dinner catered by Jugs, beer, wine, soft drinks, 10 bingo games, entry into the reverse raffle for a Smart TV, pizza and fellowship following bingo. Extra opportunities: silent auction, 50/50 raffle, pull tabs, a chance on a hand-crocheted Rams afghan
You do not have to attend the event to participate in the following raffles. Purchase raffle tickets at the Parish or School Office.
50/50 tickets are available before the event at the Parish Office. You do not need to attend the event to win. Last year’s winner took home over $1000.
Take a chance on a beautiful Saint Lawrence Rams blanket crocheted by our own Sr. Cathy Ann Lepore (contact the Parish Office to purchase a chance to win) or on Pacers Tickets to the April 1 game (check today’s bulletin flyer for information).
ONLINE AUCTION begins April 22, 2019. Keep checking the bulletin for more info.
Questions? Contact Siobhan Minch at 317-416-9182 or email@example.com
SCHEDULE YOUR MASS INTENTIONS
Weekend Masses are booked through the end of the year. Daily Masses are available as early as next week. Call Kim at the parish office 317-546-4065 ext 332 to schedule a Mass intention in memory of a loved one or for the special intention of a loved one. Stipend is $10.
HOSPITAL VISITATION FROM OUR PRIESTS
Please remember that because of HIPPA rules, hospitals will not call Saint Lawrence and tell us when you are in the hospital. Even if you give the hospital the name of our church, they will not pass on your hospital admission to us. When you are admitted to the hospital, please have a family member call Saint Lawrence (317-546-4065) and let us know of your illness. If you need a priest in an emergency, please use our emergency phone (317-987-7818).
LOW-GLUTEN HOSTS ARE AVAILABLE
(0.01% gluten content) Please alert the presiding priest before Mass and stand in this priest’s Communion line to receive the host.
FAITH DIRECT ONLINE
Giving Fast. Pray. Give up your Envelopes! We invite you to help your parish save money by giving up your offertory envelopes this Lent! Enrolling with Faith Direct will provide St. Lawrence Catholic Church with consistent support and simplify your giving without the wasteful envelopes. Join us in giving up envelopes this Lenten season! www.faithdirect.net church code: IN124
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SCHEDULE YOUR MASS INTENTIONS
Weekend Masses are scheduling into August. Daily Masses are available as early as next week. Call Kim at the parish office 317-546-4065 to schedule a Mass intention in memory of a loved one or for the special intention of a loved one. The stipend is $10.
PRAY THE ROSARY EVERY WEEK at St. Lawrence
Sunday: Before the 9:00am Mass in the Chapel and After the Noon Mass in the Chapel
Monday: 7:00pm in the Chapel
Tuesday: 10:00am in private homes. Check calendar.
First Friday: 6:30pm in the Chapel
Saturday: Before the 5:00pm Mass in the Church
The rosary is also prayed in the Chapel following most of our daily Masses.
9am and 12pm Sunday
6:00pm Sunday Latino Mass
8:15am Monday - Wednesday, Friday - Saturday
5:30pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00pm Thursday (Spanish)
Saturdays: 4:00-4:45pm before 5:00pm mass
Sundays: 8:00-8:45am before 9:00am mass
Sundays: 5:30-5:50pm before 6:00pm Misa
Thursdays: 6:00-6:45pm before 7:00pm Misa
First Friday of the month: after 8:15am Mass
In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Sunday: After the Noon Mass to 4:00pm
Thursday: After the 8:15am Mass to 4:00pm
Friday: After 8:15am Mass to 3pm
Men's Adoration: 3rd Sunday of the month 9-10pm
In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel except for Holy Days and Holidays
6:45am – Monday thru Wednesday & First Friday of Month
8:15am - Thursday
5:30pm – Monday, Wednesday
5:15pm Monday thru Fri - Church Choir Area
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