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
The first Dinner Bell Community Meal hosted by St. Rose of Lima Parish will be held at all Saints Episcopal Parish Hall this Tuesday, September 24th. All we need are desserts which can be dropped off on Monday, September 23rd at St. Rose Parish Hall from 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 fund groceries for our meals in the coming weeks. The Knights of Columbus O’Neil Council 1835 have generously agreed to process these donations on our behalf through their charitable account. Please make checks out to Knights of Columbus with Dinner Bell in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to Knights of Columbus, PO. Box 841, Littleton, NH, 03561. Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for their support during this program transition.
The sanctuary lamp this week is for the special intentions of a parishioner.
There will not be any Eucharistic Adoration this Monday, December 24th.
Next Sunday, October 13th the Knights of Columbus will be hosting their delicious monthly pancake breakfast following both Masses. 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. Come on out for some yummy food and good fellowship!
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 Charlee Jean Womersley, daughter of Thomas & Chelsea Womersley. May God bless them all!
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
This Tuesday, October 1st 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, August 26th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Church in Franconia. Come join us in prayer, song, and sharing. Bring a friend! Attendance at a Cursillo is not required. 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
Rita King and
Emil Jon LaBrecque
(brother of Ann Wiggett).
Eternal rest grant unto them, 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!
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.
Rosary for the Pre-born
We meet the first Wednesday of every month (this month July 3rd) 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!
“Children and unborn children should be protected by law and welcomed into life.”
―President George W. Bush
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Divine Mercy Holy Hour
Now that summer is almost over, we will begin our Divine Mercy Holy Hours again. Our first Divine Mercy Holy Hour will be held on Sunday, September 29th at 2:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church.
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 email@example.com.
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