Church News (Page 56)

Church News (Page 56)

Give Me Five for Peter’s Kids

Once a month, parishioners have the opportunity to join a 50/50 raffle.  This five dollar raffle is called “Give Me Five for Peter’s Kids” and benefits the work of Peter Daino in Lusubilo.  Proceeds from the 50/50 drawing, and all other ongoing contributions during the last half of 2011, will support the LUSUBILO Project “Head of Household” housing.   July’s winner of the 50/50 “Give Me Five for Peter’s Kids” drawing is Irene Grikenis.  Vince Rider presented Irene with a…

Bazaar 2011: The Fifties

The 2011 Church of the Holy Family Bazaar promises to be the best yet. The theme of this year’s bazaar is “The Fifties.” If you are unsure what goes on the Bazaar, please have a look at the gallery of fun from 2010.  All sorts of entertainment, all kinds of food will be around this year.  A schedule of entertainment is below the gallery.   If you haven’t already, sign up to work at the Bazaar and enjoy time with…

The Newman Singers Return

Joe Mattingly with the Newman Singers and Ensemble, a liturgical and concert group from the Newman Catholic Student Center in Iowa City, Iowa, are returning to Church of the Holy Family on July 30-31.  They will be dinging at all the Masses and performing a concert in the church on Sunday afternoon at 2:30.  All are welcome.

McDevitt HOPE Grants 2011

Church of the Holy Family was  recently awarded a Diocesan McDevitt Grant for Youth and Family Life Activities.  This grant of $7,500 will be used for the establishment of a Catholic Athletes for Christ Chapter at Church of the Holy Family.   Catholic Athletes for Christ (C.A.C.) is an Alexandria, Virginia based organization that serves Catholic athletes in the practice of their faith and shares the Gospel in and through sports.  C.A.C. works with athletes of all levels in an…

Knitting Beds

This past week, a group of ladies from two local churches came to Whitney Place to share their ministry – a true labor of love. For months, Safe Place for Women, from Sarah Jane Johnson Church in Johnson City, and the Human Development Committee, from Church of the Holy Family in Endwell, have collected plastic bags to flatten and knit together (yes, knit!) to make bed rolls for those who may not have beds or even blankets to sleep on.…

2011 Annual Scholarship Angel Campaign

  The Scholarship Angel Campaign benefits families in need of financial assistance from our parish and throughout the region by allowing students to attend the Catholic Schools of Broome County. The loss of a job, an untimely death, unexpected illness – these are a few reasons tuition assistance is needed. By supporting this important program you are helping shape the lives of future generations. Your contribution helps your church community, our schools, and above all our children. Please help by…

Extreme Youth Group Conference Trips

Extreme Youth Group invites all teens entering ninth grade and above to the following 2011 Youth Conference Trips   – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio (on campus) – July 8 – 10. Join hundreds of youth from the Syracuse Diocese and thousands from around the country for a weekend filled with great music, talks / skits, and opportunities for you to grow in your personal relationship with Christ. – NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) Indianapolis, Indiana – November 16 –…

Updated: Open Volunteer Opportunities

  Ministry Title Description Contact Details Eucharistic Adoration Chapel Adorer for Sunday at 9 PM, Monday at 10 PM. We currently are in need of an adorer for Sunday at 9 PM and Monday at 10 PM. Mary Armstrong @ 785-5840 or Mary Barton @ 785-8877 Assistance at Home providing assistance to families If anyone is interested in providing assistance to families as they care for loved ones at home. Those who are interested should have some care giving experience,…

Eucharistic Adoration Chapel

Eucharistic Adoration Chapel – We currently are in need of an adorer for Thursday at 1 AM. If you could help with this hour, please call either Mary Armstrong @ 785-5840 or Mary Barton @ 785-8877.

Annual Hope Appeal

Remember to return your HOPE Appeal pledge card to the parish. Many thanks to all of you who have returned your pledge cards. You can also make a secure online gift or pledge at www.syrdio.org http://s92913.gridserver.com/giving-donations/hope-appeal/