Parish Staff Meeting: Tuesday, September 18th, 9:00am
Finance Committee: Tuesday, September 18th, 6:00pm
Comfort Quilters: Wednesday, September 19th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Religious Ed: Wednesday, September 19th, 6:45pm
Choir Practice: Wednesday, September 19th, 6:45pm
Confirmation Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 19th, 7:00pm
RCIA: Thursday, September 20th, 6:30pm Topic: The Holy Trinity
Youth Group/Confirmation Cash for Trash: Saturday, September 22nd, 9:00-11:00am - Meet at Precious Blood
Confirmation Formation: Sunday, September 23rd, 9:00-10:15am
Youth Group: Sunday, September 23rd, 4:00-6:00pm
St. Meinrad Parish Picnic: Sunday, September 16th, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Bishop William Medley's Birthday: Monday, September 17th
Priest Presbyteral Day: Tuesday, September 18th
Adoration & Confession: Wednesday, September 19th 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry: Friday, September 21st, 5:00pm, KC Hall on Hwy 56
Confession: Saturday, September 22nd, 3:30-4:30pm
Outdoor Movie Night: Saturday, September 22nd, After Mass
Confirmation Commissioning: Sunday, September 23rd, 10:30am
DIOCESE OF OWENSBORO JOB OPPORTUNITY
The Diocese of Owensboro has a job opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in the Catholic Schools Office. This position is located at the McRaith Catholic Center.
Position Summary: Working under the supervision of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, the full-time administrative assistant oversees and manages all office procedures and other tasks as assigned by the Superintendent.
Qualifications: Associate's degree in business-related field preferred or high school graduate with five years office experience. Must be a team player and possess the ability to relate to a variety of persons. Capable of self-direction, multi-tasking, organization and prioritizing work. Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong writing skills. Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat DC, etc.) Possess good writing and problem solving skills. Successfully complete a criminal history and background check.
Kroger recently upgraded heir Community Rewards system, as a result, our Non Profit Organization (NPO) has a new account number (US778). While the previous number will continue to be associated with our account, it will not be visible to members when enrolling. New members can enroll by searching for either the new number or Precious Blood.
When you register your Kroger Plus Card online, you can then select Precious Blood as the organization of your choice. Every time you use your Kroger Plus Card, Kroger will give a portion of your purchase back to Precious Blood. This is a wonderful way for you to help generate revenues that will enable Precious Blood to meet our budgeted expenses for the year. If you do not have a Kroger Plus Card, please ask for one at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
NEW participants can sign up on www.kroger.com or call 1-800-KROGERS, option 3 for assistance in enrolling the first time if needed. Thank you for being part of our Kroger Community Rewards fundraising program!
(Precious Blood's Non-Profit Organization Number --US778)
WANT TO HELP?
St. Benedict Homeless Shelter (A temporary refuge for the homeless men in our community) needs many items including towels, wash cloths, cleaning supplies, 13 and 55 gallon garbarge bags, paper plates, paper towels, 8 ounce foam cups, cereal, sugar, razors, deodorant, body wash, shampoo, Tylenol and Ibuprofen.
Donations may be dropped off before noon on weekdays or any day after 6:00pm at 1001 W. 7th Street.
The Committee on Pro-Life Activities is initiating a Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life. This nine-week effort will include prayer and fasting for the intention that this change in the membership of the Supreme Court will move our nation closer to the day when every human being is protected in law and welcomed in life. The Novena will also include materials to help educate the public about how Roe v. Wade is not health care, is bad law, and fails women.
The Novena takes place from Friday, August 3rd to Friday, September 28th. Individuals are urged to sign up for the Novena as part of the USCCB Call to Prayer at www.usccb.org/pray. Those who sign up will receive weekly email or text message reminders to pray and fast along with a fact about Roe v. Wade to share with others including their two U.S. Senators (through NCHLA/Human Life Action)
CROSSROADS SHELTER FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN
Volunteers needed -- Please consider helping!! If you are available even once a month, please call or text Angela Settle, at (270) 316-2328. Angela will provide training and allow you to shadow another volunteer as needed: shifts are 6:00 - 10:00pm, 10:00pm - 2:00am, 2:00-6:00am, 6:00-8:00am. Occupancy never exceeds 20 and currently ranges from 9-12 women, sometimes accompanied by children. You will find it a rewarding use of your time to serve the poor.
MINISTRY TO THE SICK
Hospital / Nursing Home - Please notify the Parish Office upon admission of a family member into any hospital or nursing home.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Any parishioner who is ill may request the Sacrament of Anointing by calling the Parish Office. Anointing of the Sick is celebrated communally during Mass on the 4th Wednesday of each month.
Any homebound parishioner wishing to receive Communion is asked to call the Parish Office
THE MOUNT ST. JOSEPH GIFT SHOP
The gift shop at Mount St. Joseph offers an array of one-of-a-kind handcrafted items, some of which are made by the Ursuline Sisters, while also offering a wide array of gift ideas for any occasion. Greeting cards, books and various religious items await your visit.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL TRASH FOR CASH FUNDRAISER
We are starting a new Fundraiser to run indefinitely -- for our St. Vincent de Paul Council here at Precious Blood. If you purchase any of the Entenmanns Little Bites, we ask that you bring your empty packages and place them in the marked totes at the entrances of church. SVDP members will collect them and send them to raise funds for our Non-Profit Organization. We will earn .02 cents per package. Your assistance in this Fundraiser will be greatly appreciated. Questions, please contact Jeanette Ebelhar at (270) 684-0932
MEAL TRAIN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Meal Train is a way to give support to anyone in our parish who is recovering from surgery, has had a baby or has an illness in the family and could us a nice home cooked meal brought to them. If you are interested in signing up to particpate in Precious Blood's Meal Train, please contact Jeannie Howard at (270) 570-1384