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, February 1st & 2nd, there will be baskets located at the entrances of the churches for your donations to our monthly fuel collection. These funds go toward paying the costs of heating all of our parish facilities. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Dinner Bell Community Meal
This week our parish hosts the Dinner Bell Community Meal at All Saints Episcopal Church on Tuesday, January 28th at 5:00 p.m. We are in need of some desserts which can be dropped off at St. Rose’s kitchen on Monday, January 27th between 9:30 a.m. - noon or on Tuesday, the 28th, between 3:00 -4:30 p.m. at All Saints kitchen. As always, we are so grateful for the many donations we receive from you which allows us to continue to do this important work. For those who wish to donate food, please refer to the USDA Food Safety Guidelines found at https://www.fsis.usda.gov/shared/PDF/Keep_Food_Safe_Food_
Safety_Basics.pdf when making a donation.
The Esperanza Para Honduras Mission Team has a bin behind the pews at St. Rose of Lima Church to collect your empty canning jars and plant pots for use in their future fundraisers. Thank you for your donations.
The sanctuary lamp this week is for the special intentions of a parishioner.
There will not be any Eucharistic Adoration this Monday, December 24th.
I - Matthew Carrieri & Jeanne Steele
I - Joseph George & Alexandra De Bour
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.
Come on out for a delicious breakfast and help raise money for the Esperanza por Honduras Mission Team at the same time! The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their monthly delicious pancake breakfast following both Masses next Sunday, February 2nd, but with a twist. All the free will offerings collected will be donated to the Esperanza por Honduras Mission Team to help purchase medical supplies for their upcoming trip in February. So, besides the pancakes and French toast served with real maple syrup, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee, tea, and fellowship, you can feel extra good about helping those less fortunate people in Honduras.
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.
We recently baptized into our faith community Victoria Lynn Lescenski, daughter of Scott and Cheryl Lescenski and granddaughter of Kevin and Dorothy O’Neil. May God bless them all!
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
This Tuesday, February 4th 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.This Tuesday, February 4th 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.
Rosary for the Unborn
We meet the first Wednesday of every month (this month February 5th) at noon at St. Rose of Lima Church and each week at 5:25 p.m. before the Thursday evening Mass also at St. Rose Church. Our prayers are the most powerful weapon to come to the defense of these innocent little children. All are welcome!
“The primary moral judgment on candidates and their positions is to be made in the light of their concern for protecting human life from conception to natural death.”
―Cardinal Francis George
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, January 27th 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
We announce the recent passing of Ned Johnson.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.
Divine Mercy Holy Hour
There will be a Divine Mercy Holy Hour on Sunday, February 23rd at 2:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church.
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.
Sr. Monique’s Address
If you'll like to keep in touch with Sr. Monique, her address is:
Sister Monique Couture, FCSCJ
55, rue de la Republique
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at 752-9670. Together we can help every child!
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.
Serving the towns of Littleton, Bethlehem, Franconia,
Sugar Hill, Easton, Lyman and Dalton, New Hampshire