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October is "Respect All Life Month"

Please consider your participation in one or more of these activities.
Ribbon Prayer Wall: The prayer wall will be up all month. If you would like to add a ribbon, you can find them in the narthex on the
information table. Join us to pray for peace.

Sixth, seventh & eighth graders! Fr. John and Fr. David invite you to write an essay on, "What do you think YOU can do to make our world a more respectful one?" For details, check out the information table.

Homeless Shelter with IHM, 10/15-22: We are in need of volunteers to help provide dinners/company and, especially, overnight hosts at the temporary shelter for the homeless at IHM. Sign up at

Crop Hunger Walk: Join "Team Hessemer" on October 15 to walk to end hunger. Great to do with family and friends! Please sign up at and then send an email to Elaine to let her know you've joined the team.

"Refugee Crisis—What Don't We Know?" On October 19, at 7:00pm, come to the gym to listen to a panel of experts who have worked in refugee intervention and relief, and see how you can help. It will open your mind and heart.

Mass of the Anointing of the Sick: Come to church on Saturday, October 21, at 12noon, to receive the Holy Spirit's gift of peace and courage to deal with the difficulties that accompany serious
illness or the frailty of old age.

A Mass for Seniors will be celebrated on October 22, at 9:00am, followed by a breakfast served by our Youth Ministry.

Holy Hour for the Respect of All Life: October 23, 7:00pm. Union County Day of Prayer: October 24, 7:00pm, at St. Helen's, Westfield. Join Bishop Cruz to pray alongside other faith leaders in
solidarity and unity.

Thanksgiving "Baskets of Hope": We will assemble 200 baskets with all the "fixings" in partnership with the Holy Name Society who will collect frozen turkeys for those in need. If you would like to be on the planning committee, drop an email to Elaine Coupe,

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