Reminder that the CCW yard sale will be held on Saturday, September 9th from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon. Please support the CCW and come out and do some shopping with us. The parish hall will be open to accept your donations on Sunday, September 3rd from 12:00 noon until 5:00 pm, Monday, September 4th through Thursday, September 7th from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm and Friday, September 8th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. This is a good time to clean out closets, attics and basements or buy that new table or sofa and donate the old one. We thank you in advance for helping us make this yard sale a huge success.
Each year, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home Auxiliary sponsors a major fundraising event to help the Sisters at the Home with operating maintenance. Last year’s sales were great, but this year we are striving to do even better. Charlene Lambert will be in the Papal Hallway selling raffle tickets ($5 for a book of six tickets) on the weekends of September 9-10 and September 16-17. Prizes include gas cards and a getaway for four to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. A winner will be drawn at the OLPH luncheon on October 7th. With your help and support we can succeed in this endeavor of love.
The Troup County Domestic Violence Task Force is hosting a conference called “Man in the Mirror.” This empowerment conference is facilitated by men and designed for men. The conference will include a day of candid discussions centered on a male’s perspective on how domestic violence affects relationships, marriages, children and our community. Our hope is to inspire, empower and equip men with tools that will help them in this fight against domestic violence. We welcome all races, religions and all backgrounds! The cost is $20.00 per person which will include lunch, classes, CEU credits and all materials given out. The event will be held on September 28, 2017 at New Community Church, 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.
Please call 706-885-1526 or visit https://troupdvtf.wixsite.com/mitm to RSVP.
Fellow parishioners who have attended a Cursillo weekend and any parishioners who would like to know more about Cursillo weekends are invited to attend the Saturday, August 26 get-together. Come share a meal, find out more about Cursillo, and hear faith experiences at 7:00 p.m. in St Peter’s Parish Hall. The next Men’s Cursillo Weekend is planned for October 5-8. Women’s is October 12-15.
For more information contact Dave 706-616-2213 or Fern 706-885-9388.
The following is the Mass schedule for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Tuesday, August 15th, which is a Holy Day of Obligation.
Monday, 08/14 6:00pm – Vigil Mass at St. Peter’s
Tuesday, 08/15 9:00am – Mass at St. Peter’s
Tuesday, 08/15 6:00pm – Mass at St. Elizabeth’s
The Way for Men is a 3-day retreat for adult male survivors of abuse offered by the Victim Assistant Program of the Archdiocese of Atlanta September 15-17, 2017 at Carmel Retreat Center in Hoschton, GA. The registration deadline is August 30, 2017. Please contact Sue Stubbs at 404-920-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You are personally invited to join the choir! Singing builds confidence, reduces stress and anxiety, and raises endorphins! So come out for a rehearsal or two and see what a great time we have! Rehearsals start Wednesday, September 6th at 5:30pm! Contact our Music Director, Rachel Krimm at email@example.com for more information!
Due to a family emergency, Mr. Bill Mackall of Liturgical Publications, the publisher of our bulletin, had to postpone his visit to our office until the week of August 7th. He will be here setting up advertising sponsorships for the bulletin. Please consider advertising in our parish bulletin and recommending such an ad to businesses you patronize that would benefit from presenting their goods and services to our membership. If you are interested or would like more information, please call Bill directly at 678-852-4191. Thank you in advance for your generous support, and please patronize our advertisers!
The response from parishioners signing up for “Priest, Prophet, King” was tremendous this weekend. More than 15 people signed up on Sunday alone!
If you are interested in attending this 6-week Bible Study from Word on Fire, beginning Wednesday, August 9th at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall, there is still time to sign up!
Parishioner Debby Rand will facilitate this study. All parishioners are welcome to join! Participant workbooks for “Priest, Prophet, King” will be available at a cost of $20 per book. If you are unable to afford the cost of the book, one will be provided to you.
To sign up, please contact DRE Michael T. Barrett in the office. You can also visit the table in the Papal Hallway next weekend following all Masses.
Please join us as we journey together to deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ!
Are you, or someone you know, interested in becoming Catholic? Do you have a child over the age of seven who has not been baptized? Were you baptized as a child, but did not celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation? RCIA classes will begin on August 27th at 9:30 am. For more information, please visit the registration tables in the Papal Hallway beginning August 6 following all of the weekend masses.