Mission Matters: Mar. 29, 2016

Please keep in your prayers the repose of the soul of Thomas McCann, and the consolation of the McCann family. Thomas, the son of Mary McCann, passed away unexpectedly last night. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Retreat for health ministers; Marriage and Family Life town hall meeting; Mother Angelica’s legacy; plus this Thursday’s blog post.

Watch for this Thursday’s Post:

New Easter Catholics: Why Too Many Leave Too Soon and What We Can Do About It, by Dr. John Romanowsky, Executive Director of Evangelization

  • Retreat for Health Ministers:  We are offering a special retreat for those who visit the sick on behalf of parishes at  St. Joseph parish in Cockeysville on Saturday, May 7th from 9 AM until 12PM followed by a mass celebrated at the end of the retreat at noon.   Parish nurses and those who visit hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, and those who bring Holy Communion and visit the lonely and home bound will benefit from this opportunity to come away, reflect and pray with Fr. Ray Chase as the retreat leader.  The cost is $25/person.  Please contact Rosanne Deludos at 410-547-5405 or email rdeludos@archbalt.org to register.
  • The Evolution of Marriage and Family life:  Remember that you and your parishioners are cordially invited to join Edward Herrera, our new Director of Marriage and Family Life, for a Town Hall meeting to discuss the challenges facing marriage and family today. They will take place on four evenings in April at four different parishes. If you need more information, you can reach Christina Mahaley, Administrative Assistant for  the department at 410-547-5406 or cmahaley@archbalt.org.
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Source: angelusnews.com

  • Mother Angelica, Foundress of EWTN:  Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, died Easter Sunday at age 92. Thanks to this charismatic nun, today more than 264 million homes in 144 countries have access to catholic programming 24 hours a day via the Eternal Word Television Network.  See how followers first heard about Mother Angelica in this Catholic News Agency Poll and share your experience with us.


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