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Happenings at the Pax

BIRTHRIGHT GIVING TREE

Collection Dates: Now through Dec. 23
It's that time again when we think about giving to others,
especially to the precious babies and their moms who need
our help!
We will be collecting unwrapped items, including: baby
wipes (individual refills), maternity tops (all sizes), small baby
toys, baby wash, baby lotion, diaper rash ointment, newborn
or size 4 diapers, girls outfits size 3-6 months. These are the
items that are in most demand. However, if you feel you
want to buy other baby-related items, we will take those
too!
Please be as generous as you can in
helping these little ones and their moms
get a good start in life! Thank you!


National Yourth Conference Fund Raiser

The Knights of Columbus are co-sponsoring the annual
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on December 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Youth, and Parents of Youth, are asked to volunteer to help set up,
serve, and clean up. Contact Matt Rea if you can help:
stgbilliken04@gmail.com
Thank you for your help and support of NCYC fundraisers - It’s a
wonderful event to send our Youth to each year!
It takes a village—We can’t do it without you!

Holiday Office Hours

Friday December 7—Office is closed
in Observance of December 8 Holy Day,
Immaculate Conception of Mary
Office is closed for Christmas & New Years
Monday December 24 through
Tuesday, January 1
Please contact Melissa Holland at
859-333-9926 in case of emergency


National Catholic Youth Conference Fundraiser

The Knights of Columbus are co-sponsoring the annual
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on December 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Youth, and Parents of Youth, are asked to volunteer to help set up, serve, and clean up. Contact Matt Rea if you can help: stgbilliken04@gmail.com
Thank you for your help and support of NCYC fundraisers - It’s a wonderful event to send our Youth to each year!
It takes a village—We can’t do it without you!


A raffle from Pax Christi Crafters

Beginning Nov. 3
Pax Christi Crafters will raffle:
A Handmade Cradle, Quilted Wall Hanging, & Nativity Scene
Tickets are $1 each—Drawing Dec. 2
Craft Fair and Bake Sale December 1 & 2
Make some time before and after mass to admire all the home baked treats and beautifully crafted items.
There is something there for everyone!
Proceeds from the craft fair help to offset parish operating expenses.


“A Divine Night for Singing”

Join Bishop John and priests from the
Diocese of Lexington for
“A Divine Night for Singing”

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7 p.m. 
Where: The Cathedral of Christ the King
Why: To benefit Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Lexington
How: $20 for an individual ticket and $50 for a family ticket. Reception to follow the event in Hehman Hall.  In addition to Bishop John Stowe, the singing priests are Fr. Paul Prabell, Fr. Dan Noll, Fr. Patrick Stewart, Fr. Charles Howell, Fr. John List, Fr. Norman Fisher and Fr. Linh Nguyen. Tickets can be purchased at http://SingforCC.givesmart.com or by calling 859- 253-1993 ext. 215.


Winter Care Policy

If Lexington Catholic High School closes, the Pax Christi office will be
closed. (Fr. Pat & Melissa will still be available via email and cell phones.)

Rarely are any Masses cancelled, but should that be necessary, notification will be available
on our website and the myParish app, as well as from local media outlets.
 Cancellation of Saturday &/or Sunday Masses, FaithWalk and other events will be available on
our website and the myParish app, as well as from local media outlets.
 All groups should use the upper parking lot especially during inclement weather, for safety
precautions.


Chili Cook Off

Get Ready for the Knights of Columbus Chili Cook-Off!

November 10 at 6:30 PM

Plan on a night of fun, fellowship & delicious chili recipes!

A sign up sheet to enter is located in the Gathering Area. The Knights use the winning recipe to represent Pax Christi at the Knights of Columbus District Chili Cook-Off in January.

 


Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we would like to extend our gratitude and celebrate our Pax Christi  veterans.

During November, the weekly bulletin will  include a brief article about some of our veterans who have served in our various branches of the military. We also want to include a list of all veterans in our parish, so if you served or know someone who served, please email  Allyson DeVito at allydevito@gmail.com with details about the service.

Please include your name, rank, military branch and years of service and send this information by November 11.

Thank you for your service!Picture2

 


Youth News

INTRODUCING LESLIE NIEMEIER
We are excited to be able to introduce Leslie to our ministry team.   She  will be working with our Middle and High School Youth through the Thomas Cross Youth Ministry.    She will be working closely with our Parish Youth Core Team as she reaches out to all our families with youth encouraging them to take an active part in the life of the church and learning how our parish can address the needs of our youth.

Leslie Niemeier is 24 years old from Lexington, KY and a recent graduate from Eastern Kentucky University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Child and Family studies, with a concentration in Child Development.   She attended Henry Clay High School and was active with her youth group in the Diocese of Lexington for seven years at the Cathedral of Christ the King.  She is excited to be working with the teens of our parish; she plans to grow our youth group and share her passion for Christ with our Pax Christi community.

YOUTH GROUP MEETS EVERY SUNDAY WHEN FAITH WALK IS IN SESSION from 6:30-8:00 PM Leslie will be available on Sundays from 9-9 . .

 

 

 
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