Weekly Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:30 & 11:00 AM
Daily Mass: Monday-Friday 8:30AM
Saturdays: 3:00 PM;
Tuesdays in Lent 7-8:00 PM
or by appointment
Novena to St. Roch
Mondays and Wednesdays of Lent 6:30 PM
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New Feature Movie
The Son of God
Premieres February 28
if you would like to
form a group to go see it.
Some of us have seen it, and it is very moving.
During Lent we will all look around
and find Christ in those
who are among the most in need.
A rice bowl is a great way
for us to help our kids learn
to share what we have
with the Christ we find in others.
Parade of Soup!!!
March 8 5:00 PM
tickets on sale now
just $8.00 all you can eat!
Bring your favorite recipe
and a crock of soup,
Drop off by 3:30 pm for set up
and join the fun at 5:00 PM
Call 508-987-2382 Denise Mcgee
for full details, tickets and donations
Thank you to all who helped with the Soup-er Bowl collection
to feed the needy.
If you still want to contribute
please, drop an envelope
marked Soup-er Bowl
in the basket next week.
Funds collected by
Family of Friends Youth
benefit St. Vincent De Paul
and are distributed,
throughout the harsh winter.
Mark Your Calendar
Respect Life Opportunities
Wed., Feb. 26 - 6:30 p.m. -
St. Mary`s north Grafton
40 Days for Life Kick-Off Event: Spaghetti Dinner 6:30 pm &
presentation at 7:30 by Linda Thayer -
sex education programs are hurting our children: "The Massachusetts Health Curriculum Franameworks - What Parents Should Know About Sex Education in the Public Schools". Don`t miss this one!
Tues., March 4 - 7:00 PM -
Professor Janet E. Smith to speak on
"Religious Liberty and the Culture of Life",
as part of the President`s Lecture Series
at Assumption College,
contact Sharon 508-767-7321
Wed., March 5 - Ash Wednesday
40 Days for Life begins
with a Candlelight vigil.
go to www.40daysforlife.com
or call Lee at 508-887-1064
Tues., March 25- Feast of the Annunciation
Annual Mass of Life with Bishop McManus
10:00 AM at st Paul`s Cathedral, Worcester
Wed., APRIL 2-7;00 PM -
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will speak on
"Pope Francis and the New Evangelization"
as part of the President`s Lecture Series at Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, for information
contact Sharon at 508-767-7321.
Sat., April 5 - 7:30 PM - Theology of the Body expert Christopher West will present "fill These Hearts: God, sex, and the Universal Longing".
Thurs. April 10 - Visitation House Annual Fundraising Dinner helping women to choose life! www.visitationhouse.org
Sun., April 27 - Canonization of
Pope John Paul II & Pope John XXIII
MAY 7 & 8 Healthcare Professionals for Divine Mercy 10th Annual Bioethics, Medicine, & Spirituality Conference.
Thank you for your support
for Anthony Nguyen
Anthony`s Angels` Donations:
Mary Kilinskas Scholarship Gift
appliations in the
Religious Education Office
The 2014 deadline is March 31
Donations accepted all year.
Please Call 508-987-2382 or
e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
if questions on upcoming
Religious Ed. or Youth events,
or drop by the parish center anytime.Want to knit or crochet?
Join the fun
or evenings 7-9 PM
RCIA & ADULT CONFIRMATION
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26,
April 2, 9, 16.
Wednesdays 5:00 -6:00 PM
Call to register or
drop by and
see Father Roy or
Terry ann Renaud anytime.
Cribbage Wednesdays coming soon
6:30 PM in the Parish Center
Family of Friends Youth Ministry
describes the entire catechetical program
for grades 6-12. Youth ministry includes
Religious Education sessions,
justice & service projects,
as well as community building
events for the youth & families of St Roch
and local community.
All youth are welcome to join in all events.
All children grade k-12
should be registerred
starting now for 2014-5,
in the parish program
in Religious Education
in the Catholic schools.
The Religious Education Office
follows the growth of each child,
to provide support to families
throughout their lives.
Please call and offer your ideas
and suggestions for events.
ENRICHMENT FOR ADULTS
To continually enrich our faith by honing our skills in the knowledge of the faith, learning how to live Gospel values we`ve been taught as children & provide safety for those children placed in our care.
Here`s something to mark on your calendar for enrichment or certification…
at St Roch, Thursday evenings
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014.
Other courses are
being planned &
will be published soon.
other training dates
in the bulletin.
Wednesday Bible Study:
9:30 after mass
All are welcome
to drop in any session.
Safe Environment Training
Sessions for all ministries:
by arrangement with the
Office of Religious Education.
Call 508-987-2382 to register.
Parents, Catechists, Aides,
Youth Leaders, Volunteers,
all Liturgical Ministers,
or if you work
with children anywhere
you’ll want to attend.
We the people of St. Roch Parish,
under the guidance of the Holy Spirit
are called to be a loving, sharing
and welcoming community
who are called to reach out to all.
Since we are a Eucharist people
who celebrate our common heritage of faith,
we rejoice and give thanks
for the diversity of our giftedness
and work together as an alive faith community
to discover and further develop these talents.
We also dedicate ourselves to ongoing
Christian formation with an awareness
of our responsibility to one another
and for one another.
Therefore, as an outward sign of God’s glory,
we the community of St. Roch are called
with peace and joy-filled enthusiasm
to live our Baptismal call
through responsible stewardship
in education, worship and service.
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