There will be a Catechists Meeting on Monday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall.
Next weekend there will be baskets located at the entrances of the churches for your donations to our monthly Fuel collection. Your donations to this collection go toward the cost of fuel to heat all of our buildings this coming winter. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Dinner Bell News
St. Rose of Lima will be hosting the Dinner Bell Community Meal this Tuesday, October 29th. We will need desserts to be dropped off on Monday, October 28th at St. Rose Parish Hall between 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. or at All Saints Parish Hall on Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Monetary donations are also welcome to help us purchase the necessary groceries for the coming weeks. The Knights of Columbus has generously agreed to process these donations on our behalf through their charitable account. Please make checks out to Knights of Columbus and specify ‘Dinner Bell’ in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box 841, Littleton, NH, 03561. Cash donations are also gratefully accepted. For more information, contact Patty at email@example.com or Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sanctuary lamp this week is for the special intentions of a parishioner.
There will not be any Eucharistic Adoration this Monday, December 24th.
The Knights of Columbus will be hosting another delicious pancake breakfast following both Masses this Sunday. Besides pancakes & French toast served with real maple syrup, the mouthwatering menu also includes sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee, and tea. An opportunity for a free will offering will be available.
Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross will be held this Friday, March 8th, and every Friday evening during Lent at 6:00 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church. Every Friday following the Stations, there will be a simple soup and bread supper available for all in the parish hall.
Congratulations and God’s blessings to Dena Marie Presby who made her First Holy Communion last Saturday at the 6:00 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of the Snows Church. May she always feel the love and presence of the Lord as she receives Him in Holy Communion.
We recently welcomed into our faith community Hayden Joy White, daughter of Benjamin White and Sarah Pepper. May God bless them all!
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
This Tuesday, December 3rd at the St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., CSFP will be distributing food to NH residents sixty years and older who meet income guidelines. The types of food distributed are canned fruits, vegetables, fruit juices, and meats, cereals, rice and pasta, peanut butter, milk, and cheese. To find out if you qualify, call 1-800-942-4321.
Catholic Summer Camps
Camp Fatima for Boys and Camp Bernadette for Girls are still accepting registrations for their Summer 2018 Camping Programs. The camps not only offer a great chance for children to have fun, they also help them to learn new skills and grow socially, emotionally, and spiritually, creating memories which last a lifetime. The camps are open to campers ages 6 - 15. If you have questions or you are interested in coming to camp for a tour, please email Marketing Director Brendan Stackhouse at email@example.com or call the camp office at 364-5851.
North Country Ultreya will meet this Monday, November 25th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Church in Franconia. Any questions, contact Rick (731-7166) or Mary Pat Simmons (731-7167) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
I - Matthew Carrieri & Jeanne Steele
I - Joseph George & Alexandra De Bour
We announce the recent passing of Bailey Culver.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.
CASA of New Hampshire (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has scheduled their next training to begin on May 8th in Berlin. Would you know of anyone who may have ten to fifteen hours per month to volunteer as a CASA advocate for the abused and neglected children located in the North Country? For more information contact Lucie Remillard at email@example.com or at 752-9670. Together we can help every child!
Rosary for the Pre-born
Please join us in praying a special rosary for pre-born babies in danger of abortion this Wednesday, December 4th at noon at St. Rose Church. You are also invited to join us every Thursday at 5:25 p.m. just prior to the evening Mass. All are welcome!
“No law can give me the right to do what is wrong.”
―President Abraham Lincoln
Coffee & Donuts
This Sunday morning following the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masses the Knights of Columbus will be offering coffee and donuts for all of you donut lovers. A free will offering would be appreciated.
The St. Rose of Lima Garden Team is in need of more members. Please consider joining the team to learn more about gardening, sharing what you might already know, or just to be part of the group that cares for the church’s plants over the growing season. Joining involves a very small commitment of time and everyone is welcome to join. If interested, please contact Evelyn Hagan at 348-1106 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register to Receive Catholic
Are you looking for an easy way to stay informed about public issues in New Hampshire? The Diocese of Manchester offers an email newsletter with updates on important public policy matters facing our elected officials. You can register at catholicnh.org/ccn.
Do you know a pregnant woman in crisis? St. Gianna’s Place is now open and accepting residents. Please visit their website at stgiannasplace.org or call them at 521-8440. They are there to help.
Our Lady of Hope House of Prayer in New Ipswich, NH offers programs with time and space for private retreat days to help deepen your relationship with the Lord. Beginning in the fall they will be offering the following programs: “Seeking God in All Things,” “Relax and Knit,” and “Loss and Living.” For more information, visit www.ourladyhope.org or contact Sisters Rita Pay or Suzanne Rivard at 878-2346 or by email at email@example.com.
Divine Mercy Holy Hour
Our next Divine Mercy Holy Hour will be held on Sunday, November 24th at 2:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church.
Serving the towns of Littleton, Bethlehem, Franconia,
Sugar Hill, Easton, Lyman and Dalton, New Hampshire