The Parish office will be closed Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Penny will be out of the office November 27th through December 1st. We ask that you pray for her safe return. Please call before stopping by due to irregular office hours.
OCHS BASEBALL TEAM HAM SALE
The Owensboro Catholic High School Baseball Team will be selling hams in time for Thanksgiving. The price is $35 whole or $40 sliced. They will be ready for pickup on Wednesday, November 22nd between 11:00am - 1:00pm at the Immaculate Cook Building. If you would like to support the Baseball team and purchase a ham, you can contact Griffin Rudy (Yvonne Rudy) at (270) 929-2561 or Hunter Small (Charlie Small) at (270) 903-2473 or any member of the baseball team.
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
The Book of Remembrance is available by the Baptismal Font in Church for you to write the names of the faithful departed in your families who you would like remembered during the month of November
ADVENT GIVING TREE
Names are now being accepted for the Advent Giving Tree here at Precious Blood. Any parish families needing assistance for Christmas can call. If you know of an individual or family, please let us know. Drop names in the collection basket or call Penny at the Parish Office at (270) 684-6888. Please give as much information as possible (name, phone, address, ages, clothing and shoe sizes, gift suggestions) All information is confidential
HONORARIUM / MEMORIAL FLOWER FUND
Anyone interested in having a Christmas Poinsettia purchased in honor/memory of a loved one, envelopes are available in your monthly packet. Donations should be placed in the collection basket at Church. You are asked to write the name(s) of loved ones in whose honor/memory these are for.
Mikayla Berry, daughter of Michael & Ashley Berry, granddaughter of Tony & Donna Gilmore, who is currently a sophomore at Bellarmine University, was invited to play on a USA team next summer, traveling to Germany, Austria and Italy, to play basketball. Ashley and family are needing to raise $5000 so are currently doing a fundraiser. They are holding a raffle and the drawing will be Thanksgiving night. There are two prizes, a yeti cooler ($300 value) will go to one winner and 2 UK men's basketball tickets (vs. Mississippi State) will go to a second winner. Tickets are $5.00 each. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket, you can contact Ashley Berry at (270) 314-3258
HELP RAISE FUNDS, BUY SCRIP
Simply tell the SCRIP volunteer your family name is “Precious Blood.”
Buy GameStop, iTunes, Starbucks, Ozone LaserTag, ProNails, Legends, McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, Arby’s, Colby’s, Kohls, Macy’s, Briarpatch, Dairy Queen, Cheddars, Culvers, Hallmark, Meijer, Miller House, Sammy’s Auto Wash, and the list goes on.
Some of our local merchants give up to 20% and Precious Blood Parish will receive three quarters of that at the end of the school year. If you do not already purchase SCRIP for your family or friends, we invite you to call the OCS SCRIP Office at 270-852-8033 with any questions you might have!
SCRIP Summer Office Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed on Wed.). The SCRIP Office is located at Owensboro Catholic High School!
Remember to tell them your family name is “PreciousBlood”!
Let us respond to Pope Francis' call for the 1st World Day of the Poor. Please be generous in the collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development on November 18-19. In the US, one in six people lives in poverty. With this collection you support programs that address the causes of poverty and provide a sustainable future for those who are struggling across the country. In addition, 25% of funds collected remains in our diocese to fund local anti-poverty projects. Please prayerfully consider how you can support this collection. More information can be found at www.usccb.org/cchd/collection
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