Come join us on Sunday, October 13th, at 3:00pm in joining our voices to God, for the protection of America, and our Holy Mother Church. Please join your voices with thousands of other Americans, and the many other nations as well, as we pray for the protection of America, and our church. This year you can attend one of these three local churches to pray the rosary together, the Carmel Home Chapel, St. Anthony's in Utica or Immaculate Church in Owensboro.
Monday, October 14th, 6:00pm in the Parish Hall. Invitations were mailed out this past week to those who minister to the following: Bell Choir, Cantors, Cleaning Cassocks/Altar Linens, Choir, Church Cleaners, Parish Education Comm., Family/Social Life Comm., Finance Comm., Fundraising Comm., Funeral Choir, Funeral Meals, Funeral Ushers, Hospital Visitors, Instrumentalists, Men's Club, Nursing Home Visitors, Office Volunteers, Parish Center Cleaners, Parish Pastoral Council, Picnic Comm., Shut-in Visitors, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Worship Comm.
Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (270) 684-6888 by October 1st
OCHS FRESHMAN TEXAS ROADHOUSE SPIRIT NIGHT
Support the OCHS Freshman class by eating at Texas Roadhouse on Tuesday, October 15th, 4:00-10:00pm. Everyone MUST show the flyer (mobile or paper copy) in order for us to receive credit! This applies to all dine-in, carry-out & drive-through orders!
RIGHT TO LIFE BANQUET
Thursday, October 17th at the Owensboro Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner served at 6:00pm. Tickets $50 a person - $400 table of 8.
For reservations call (270) 685-4922
TWO DAY OF EQUIPPING
The Office for Evangelization is hosting the John Paul II Healing Center's Bart Schuchts at a Two-Day Equipping event. "Equipping God's People," "Hearing God's Voice" and more. This event will be held October 18th-19th at St. Pius X Parish in Owensboro.
We invite you to attend the NCYC Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, October 19th after the 5:00pm Mass in the Parish Hall. Menu includes: Spaghetti, breadsticks, dessert, lemonade and tea. Donations will be accepted.
All proceeds go to help with expenses for the NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) to be held in Indianapolis November 20-23. Precious Blood has 8 students attending this year. Each student was asked to pay their $100 deposit. We hope to raise the remainder through fundraisers. So far we have collected $300 from Peel Cards and $700 from Trash for Cash. We still need to raise around $2,000.
Come and join us! Thanks for your generosity!
CARMEL HOME'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
Saturday, October 26th at the Carmel Home (2501 Old Hartford Rd)
Barbeque chicken and burgoo. Drive thru or Eat in. 9:00am - 1:00pm
Serving starts at 11:00am. Come join us for food, fun and fellowship
Join us for a fun Saturday, October 26th in the Parish Hall. Doors open at 6:00pm. The meal will be potluck, BYOB. Ice, Plates, bowls and cutlery will be provided. Bunco begins at 7:00pm. Cost is $20. Must be at least 18 to attend. Prizes given.
Call or text Rita Jacobs, (270) 302-2142, Danny Triplett (270) 993-2866 or Jeanette Ebelhar (270) 929-2641
TRUNK OR TREAT
Sunday, October 27th, 3:00-5:00pm in the back parking lot. Come join us for hot dogs, hayrides, snow cones, face painting, balloon animals, lots of treats & a trunk decorating contest! Wear your costumes or a silly hat! New this year: Fall photo backdrop! Decorate car trunks, open hatchbacks, or truck beds to pass out candy to trick or treaters. Prizes for best decorated vehicle! Bring a lawn chair to pass out candy to children if you prefer not to decorate your car!
Questions, please contact Kristie Meserve at meserveKL@hotmail.com or (270) 302-1397. Unable to attend, please drop of bags of candy at the Parish Office. In case of rain we will move indoors
ST. BENEDICTS TABLES OF HOPE FUNDRAISER
Join us on Tuesday, October 29th at 6:00pm at Owensboro Christian Church Community Room (2818 New Hartford Rd). Tables of Hope is an annual fundraiser benefiting St. Benedict's Shelter. This fundraiser involves having tables decorated in a theme, catered dinner and opportunity to bid on silent auction items. Registration forms for tickets or Sponsorship are available at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Office. Payments can be mailed or paid online at https://stbenedictsowensboro.org/donate/ (list Tables of Hope in the option marked "other")
1ST ANNUAL POWER OF THE PURSE "WOMEN HELPING WOMEN SILENT AUCTION & GALA
St. Vincent de Paul Diocesan Council of Owensboro hosts 1st annual Power of the Purse "Women Helping Women" Silent Auction and Gala, November 1st at 7:00pm at the Bluegrass Museum. This is SVDP's signature fundraiser. Make a measurable difference in the lives of women within the Diocese of Owensboro.
The Men's Club will be selling burgoo ($20) and Boston Butts ($30) to be ready for pick-up on Saturday, November 3rd at 4:00pm. Sign-up sheets will be available at the entrances of church October 12th - 27th or you may contact Steve Cecil (270) 926-1163, Gary Murphy (270) 302-1440 or Bruce Tucker (270) 771-0095.
All proceeds go to the NCYC trip, SVDP and the Parent Tuition Supplement Fund.
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Monday, November 11th, 6:00pm Mass
Meal following in the Parish Hall
NCYC (NATIONAL CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE)
NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) will take place November 21-23, 2019 in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium. The theme is “Blessed, Broken, Given”. NCYC is for any youth, freshmen in high school to age 17 by November 2019. By June 1st, we need to have a $100.00 deposit from any youth planning on attending NCYC. The total cost is $490.00 per person and this includes conference registration fee, housing for 3 night, transportation (coaches), breakfast, lunch on Thursday, t-shirt, insurance, and night security at the hotel. We will have some fund raising to help with the cost of NCYC. For more information call Sr. Rosanne.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 6:30pm
Reception following in the Gathering Space
RECTORY CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, December 21st after 5:00pm Mass
Sunday, December 22nd after 8:00am 7 10:30am Masses
BELL CHOIR CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
Sunday, December 22nd at 6:30pm in Church
GASPER RIVER WINTER CAMP REGISTRATION
Registration opened on October 1st, 2019! Winter Camp is open to campers currently in grades 8 thru 12. Cost is $125 and camp is from Sunday, December 29th at 4:00pm to Wednesday, January 1st at 11:00am.
The Diocese of Owensboro is in the planning stages of offering an adult and family oriented trip to the 47th annual March for Life in Washington DC on January 24, 2020 to be the voices for the voiceless unborn and advocate for the sanctity of human life. You are invited to be part of this trip. We depart from Owensboro on January 22, 2020 at 8:00pm, spend two days in Washington DC at the Hotel where the convention is to be held. While there we plan to go to the vigil Mass for Life at the National Basilica the night before the March, attend the March on January 24, 2020 and depart for home on January 25, 2020. The estimate for the price per person is $325.
A $50 deposit to register is required for the trip on or before October 25, 2019. For more information, please contact Deacon Richard Murphy at (270) 683-1545