Our Lady of Fatima Parish News - July 2018
A few items of particular importance to our parishioners.
First Wednesday Prayer and Praise.
Because of the 4th of July holiday, Prayer and Praise this month will be on the second Wednesday, July 11.
Posting for Parish Adult Formation Director position
. The parish is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Adult Formation. Please click
for the description.
Parish Dinner Club
. The fifth season of the OLF dinner club will begin in September. We meet for a low-key dinner in groups of ten at various parishioners’ homes on the second Saturdays of September, November, January, March and May to break bread and share fellowship. It is a great way to get to know your fellow parishioners in a more intimate setting. For more information, click here:
, join the
Dinner Club FlockNote Group
, or send an email to
if you think you might be interested.
A few of the many other things going on in our parish this month:
Please help the Our Lady of Fatima community by bringing a gift card of any amount to help fill Toto’s basket! Blind Faith Brewing at De Steeg Brewing is happy to host Our Lady of Fatima’s Sundancer gift card drive on the last Monday of each month- July 30 and August 27. When you bring a gift card to Blind Faith, you will get $2 off any beer. All donated gift cards will go to the games and silent auction baskets at the Sundancer Gala. Come enjoy good beer, good friends and good fellowship while supporting Our Lady of Fatima parish and school! See the
. Remember, there’s no place like home! The Sundancer Gala will be on October 13, at the Pinehurst Country Club. We are working on details regarding donations and invitations to the Sundancer. Be on the lookout soon for more information! For questions or interest to volunteer at the gala, please email
There is no better way to spend time than with the Lord in Adoration. Our Adoration Chapel is perpetual only because of the dedicated adorers who keep vigil. Please consider signing up to be a regular or substitute Adorer through Pentecost 2019. It takes all of us to keep our Perpetual Adoration Chapel open. Signup at
. We are looking to fill Sunday at 11 pm, Wednesday at 9 am and Friday at 7 pm, as well as looking to form teams to cover a couple of the open overnight slots. If you would be willing to cover one of these slots once every 8-12 weeks, please email us at
Adult Faith Formation
See below, or click
for Adult Faith Formation activities this month.
See below, or click
for Young Adult activities this month.
Religious Education / Youth Ministry
For children being confirmed on Friday, September 14:
July 15 - Saint poster due to RE Office.
August 1 - Confirmation Readiness Exam is due to RE Office either as hard copy or electronic copy.
August 1- 15 - Interviews for Confirmation/First Eucharist candidates. Sign up is through Sign-Up Genius at this link
Men of Fatima
All Men of Our Lady of Fatima are invited to meet for our monthly
First Friday Mass
on July 6 at 6:30 am at OLF. We will resume our post-Mass breakfasts in September. Even if you can’t make it to First Friday Mass with us, please join the men of Fatima FlockNote group so we can keep you informed of activities and information of interest to the men of Fatima – click here to signup:
Men of Fatima
and the First Friday Flocknote Group at
Knights of Columbus
The Knights are always looking for quality men who wish to be better fathers, husbands, and Catholics to join our family-oriented council. Consider coming to a social meeting on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 pm, or talk to a Knight at the pancake breakfast, or join the Knights' FlockNote group at
. They can also be reached at
PARISH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
New Parishioners Ministry!
Our goal is to personally reach out to new parishioners and make them feel welcome and loved at Our Lady of Fatima. We are planning on doing this by looking for a team of volunteers to meet one on one with a new parishioner. On average, a volunteer would meet with a new parishioner once every two months. This would entail calling/emailing the new parishioner, meeting with them one on one at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, and showing Christ’s love to them by creating friendships with them. Contact or Danielle Jones at 303-233-1283 or
Fatima Mass Greeters
Would you like to become a Greeter for weekend Mass? We invite you to sign up and try it out! We especially need Greeters for Saturday 5 pm and Sunday 5 pm Masses. Being a Greeter is simple! We arrive 15-20 min. early to Mass and station ourselves at an exterior door of the church. As people arrive, we offer a friendly hello and open the door. If you are feeling a nudge from the Holy Spirit, email Elisa Foster. To see a greeter in action, click
. Thank you for prayerfully considering helping welcome the Lord’s flock to the Supper of the Lamb!
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From the Archdiocese
To see the video from the Archbishop on the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal, click
To read the monthly ParishLink, which covers topics such as school tuition, click here:
To read the Archdiocese's newspaper,
, online, click on the following link:
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