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Bulletin of October 5, 2014

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Memorial Mass for Paul M. Hicks

This is a reminder that
Memorial Mass for Paul M. Hicks will occur
Monday, September 29, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:00am

Location   :   Chapel 10935 S. Military Trail Boynton Beach FL 33436 US
Information   :   • Celebrant: Fr. Harris
• Organist: Arnfield Cudal
• Choir was informed by Nora Tacoa
• Liturgy was prepared by Nora Tacoa
         
Contact   :   Nora Tacoa stmworship@stmbb.org

Sanctuary Lamp

In Loving Memory of
+MICHELE NETHERSOLE+
Who passed from this world of tears to God on Friday evening in the company of her devoted mother Gwen Moo-Young and family.

We express our deepest sympathies to Gwen, who lost another daughter,
Diana Moo-Young Isenhour last year.
Please keep this mother in your prayers.


Votive Lamp Of St. Peregrine

For
GRACE LAURORA

And her faithful husband Paul As they continue praying
for divine healing from cancer.

So many of us hold them in our hearts and prayers,
and we ask all parishioners to pray.


St. Thomas More presents our 2014-2015

Car Raffle
Tickets are now available Enter for your chance
to win and take home your new car!

Click here to download the Ministry Schedule


Resurrection Choir

St. Thomas More Church is looking for new members. Participating in divine worship services as a choir member is a sacred responsibility, not to be taken lightly. The music is an integral part of Mass and choral music must add to the liturgy, not distract from the prayerful environment of worship.

Every hymn, every phrase, every verse of the church service must be rendered clearly and fittingly. This requires singers who are inwardly committed not just to the music, but also, and primarily, to the Faith.

Please contact Alfonso Gutierrez, at liturgy@stmbb.org


Madonna CCW Arts & Crafts Show
  Saturday, October 11th from 9:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday, October 12th from 9:00am to 4:00pm in the Faith Formation Building.  

Come do your Holiday shopping early and benefit your Parish!

Items available: hand knitted and crocheted children and adult clothing, blankets, quilts, pillows, glassware, jewelry, leather goods, art work, children's toys and books, Christmas ornaments, decorations and much more.

Madonna CCW would appreciate our Parishioners donating baked goods: candies, breads, muffins, cookies,cakes, pies, breakfast Danish for the Sweet Shoppe. Healthy foods, beverages, hot dogs, etc. will be available for your enjoyment.

For more information call: Norma at 561-374-9703.


Now Accepting Fall Registrations

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Legion of Mary

The Legion is open to Men & Women we meet after 8:30 mass Tuesday morning in the St. Augustine Room.

For more information Contact Joann Boltz 561-737-2732


Blessing of the Animals
Saturday, October 4th
Join us for our Blessing of the Animals!
This is a time we take to remember
the animal companions in our lives.
Bring them by and let us give them a blessing.

Saint Thomas More Office

Saint Thomas More is looking for part-time help in the front office.
If you are interested in applying for the position.

Please submit your resume to chiefofstaff@stmbb.org


St. Peregrine Mass
Join us on Saturday, October 11th at 10:30am
in the Saint Peregrine Garden This is a blessed Mass dedicated to those suffering from Cancer and other ailments.

Life Chain Rosary

Please come out and show your support!

Join us for our Life chain rosary which takes place on
Sunday, October 5, 2014.


Second Collection Letter: Middle East Assistance September 27 & 28, 2014

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

As you are aware, the ongoing crisis in the Middle East, the cradle of Christianity, continues to be of great concern for the Catholic Church as we hear of the terrible suffering of our fellow Christians and other religious minorities, who are innocent victims of violence in Iraq, Syria and Gaza. Pope Francis has called on the international community to do all that it can to prevent further systematic violence and to help those in need.

In answering that call, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked for prayers as well as a special collection "to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for our affected brothers and sisters in the Middle East." I echo that plea for prayers and I have asked each parish to take up a special collection to assist those affected.

Since January, more than 1 million people have been displaced in central Iraq as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria take control of provinces. Christians and other religious minorities have been singled out for attack. As they flee, many are stripped of their possessions at ISIS checkpoints, and many now live in vacant homes, schools, clinics and Church compounds in deteriorating conditions.

The funds collected will be used for humanitarian needs by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and other Catholic agencies working in partnership with the local Church in all affected areas. These organizations have well established partnerships in the region that allow them to respond quickly and efficiently to victims in some of the hardest-to-reach areas.

CRS has already been helping with short-term needs. With people on the move and robbed of their belongings, many have no means to purchase the basics. With your help, CRS can provide food, water and living supplies; psychological and trauma-healing; education for displaced school children and more. CRS is also preparing for long-term resettlement for families resettling in new locations, facing the onset of winter, and needing safe shelter and a livelihood.

Archbishop Kurtz's letter can be viewed and downloaded on our diocesan website at www.diocesepb.org, where you will also see information on the CRS Response Strategy in Iraq.

Throughout these crises, of course, the best way to assist is with our prayers.

May God bless you for your compassion and generosity in this urgent appeal.

With every prayerful wish, I am

Sincerely yours in Christ,


Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito
Bishop of Palm Beach

Would you like us to pray for you?

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  • Click Download
  • Go to our Prayer Wall
  • Submit your prayers and let our priests and parishioners pray for you or a loved one.

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Upcoming Events Calendar
October November December
Blessing of the Animals
- October 4th
All Saints' Day
- November 1st
Women of God Spaghetti Dinner
- December 6th
Life Chain
- October 5th
All Souls' Day
- November 2nd
Immaculate Conception of the
Blesse d Virgin Mary
- December 8th
Cancer Awareness Dinner
- October 18th
St. Peregrine Mass
- November 8th
Annual Shut-In Mass
- December 10th
Madonna CCW Craft Show
- October 11th & 12th
Appointment with God
- November 10th
Our Lady of Guadalupe
- December 13th
Priesthood Sunday
- October 26th
Preschool Dinner & Auction
- November 15th
Christmas Concert
- December 19th
Women's Retreat
- November 22nd
Christmas Paegant and Mass
- December 24th

Women's Retreat

"Are You Anxious? Are You Worried?
Have a Mary Heart in a Martha World."

November 22nd from 8:00am - 7:00pm

Mark your calendars to attend our Women's Retreat. This is a day of spiritual relief for the women who work hard to make things possible in our life.

Click here to download the form


This Week at St.Thomas More Preschool

St. Thomas More Preschool thanks the parents and grandparents who visited our school this past week to teach the children about their job in our community.
We thank them for their time, and for the goodies they all brought in to share with us.

Mr. Johnson brought the ambulance
he drives to the school to show
how helps people.

Mr. Paige described to us his duties as a general manager for Autonation Chevrolet.
He also gave each child a toy car!

Dr. Montpeirous- she discussed how doctors check patients ears- and all the children got a
chance to check hers too.

Mrs. Kuchta talked to the children about being a pharmacist. She described what she does, and where she works in the community. She even brought lollipops for the children!

Saint Thomas More Preschool Presents

Chi Mangia Bene, Mangia Italiano

Dinner & Auction
Sat, Nov. 15th at 6:30pm in the Parish Center
  • Tickets available at the Preschool office and the Parish Office $25.00
  • For more information about this event contact our Preschool Office 561-737-3770

Memories From Back to Church Sunday

We would like to thank everyone who attended and those who helped to make this such a great and sucessful event. To our Back to Church Sunday committee who planned the event to our ministries and parishioners who could be there as we bring those that have been away and newcomers back to the Church to hear the word of our Lord.

The amount of dedication displayed in setting up the event and to our parishioners in bringing a guest to attend Mass has not gone unappreciated. From the Saint Thomas More family to all of you we would again like to say thank you and God Bless!

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St. Peregrine Cancer Care Ministry

This is a hope ministry and while it involves prayer, counsel and assistance. It is centered on bringing God's hope to patients and their caregivers, family and friends.

This Bible-based ministry training program has been developed to equip God's people with the tools needed to bring hope to the millions who are living with cancer.

They meet every third Saturday of the month in
Faith Formation Room#2 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
It will be a time of testimonial & sharing.


Columbiettes Auxillary

The Columbiettes are a national organization sponsored by, and working with the Knights of Columbus to serve their God, their Church and their Country.

The Columbiettes assist with physical and financial support to their parish and community. Our Auxillary meets the 2nd Monday of the month, September through Mar at 7:30PM in the Faith Formation Building. Out Patron Saints are the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Joan of Arc, and St. Theresa, the little flower. Come join us in our effort to serve God and our Country.

Contact: JoAnn Boltz -561-737-2732


     
 

Faith Formation is Seeking a college professional to assist with general office duties in our Faith Formation Office Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00-8:00pm. Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, Publisher and have general computer knowledge.

Please submit resume to chiefofstaff@stmbb.org for consideration.

 
     

Sticky Faith


We call the angel's visit to Mary and the announcement that she would be the virgin mother of the Son of God the Annunciation. The example of Mary's "yes" to God inspires us to work with her son as she did. Since Mary is the Mother of God and Mother of the Church, we lovingly call her Blessed Mother.


Faith Formation parents

Monday, September 29th at 6:00pm is the first parent conference which will be held in the parish center.

Parents of Faith Formation students should attend.


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Madonna CCW

The Madonna CCW are a devout group that look to bring members spirituality and their own devotion to the Blessed Mother under the patronage of Our Lady of Good Counsel.

For more information please contact Terry 561-967-0358


Submit a recipe for our cookbook
  • Do you have a favorite recipe?
  • Have you ever dreamed of being published?

Here is your chance. STM will be publishing a cookbook in the near future.

Please submit your favorite recipe w/ your name, address phone email. We will start collecting them as we sell tickets for Women's Retreat Sept 27th.


Apostles of Divine Mercy

Join the Apostles of Divine Mercy. This is a ministry that meets to recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. They meet weekly in the Chapel and pray for our Lord's Mercy.

If you wish to join them in prayer it is every Monday from 6:15- 7:00pm.

Contact: Tom Gallo 561-603-5139


Cancer Awareness Dinner
October 18th at 5:30pm

As the year winds down we are approaching the event of the annual Cancer Awareness Dinner. This is a time for our parishioners and guests to enjoy a night with great food in what we know will be a memorable night for the Saint Thomas More Community.

Entertainment will be provided by That's Dancing, Cardinal Newman Band and Dance Departments, and more… So mark your calendars and we hope to see you there!

Sponsorship:

  • Diamond: $5,000
  • Platinum: $1,000
  • Gold: $500
  • Silver: $300
  • Bronze: $100
(All sponsors of the Diamond, Platinum and Gold levels will receive an
engraved plaque in our St. Peregrine Cancer Garden)

Priesthood Sunday
Remember to mark your calendars and join
Father Harris and the Clergy for a Solemn Mass
and reception. It is important for us to take the time to
remember and show appreciation to our spiritual leaders.
October 26, 2014

Remember

St. Thomas More in
your Last Will & Testament!


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