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Ministry Minutes

DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE A MOBILE APP?


Connect with Pax Christi like never before. Stay up to date with what is going on throughout the week. Check out some of the features below to see the benefits of this app.
FEATURES

Messages – Receive “push notifications” via SMS on your Mobile Device. You will know of cancellations, delays, events and so much more.
Calendar – Stay up to date on all our activities
Homilies – See links to Fr. Larry’s video homilies.
Confession – Next Confession reminder, available Confession times, how-to guide, examination of conscience, and act of contrition.
• Parish Info – All the important and helpful contacts at Pax Christi are only a tap away with a directory of parish staff.
Mass Times – View all Mass times for the week with MassMode™. Use time or location reminders to silence your phone before Mass.
Bulletins – View this week’s and past bulletins.

Apps available for both IOS and Android at their stores.


From Bishop John

From Bishop John Stowe, OFM, Conv.:      

ABUSE BY A CHURCH OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE?

Through December 2019, two attorneys, Professor Allison Connelly and former Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Sparks, are investigating any sexual abuse against children that has taken place in the Catholic Diocese of Lexington.

If you, your child, or a loved one has suffered sexual abuse by a church priest, deacon, nun or any other official or employee affiliated with the Lexington Diocese of the Catholic Church, please contact us. If requested, your name will remain confidential.

Email: Allison Connelly at connelly@uky.edu or call or email: Andrew Sparks at (859) 899-8734; Asparks@dickinsonwright.com

As always, you may report sexual abuse to the appropriate law enforcement agency and to the Catholic Diocese of Lexington’s Victim Assistance Coordinator, Laura Napora at victimsassistance@cdlex.org; (859) 338-5695.


25 Years Celebration

HOLD THE DATES FOR MORE CELEBRATING!

The “40 & overs” will celebrate with an outdoor Mass followed by a bonfire on September 21.  (Location TBD)

The 18—39 year olds will celebrate at Keeneland on October 20 following the 11 a.m. Mass  More details will be announced as they become available. 


Under the Tent Sale September 6 & 7

Donation Drop Off: Now through Sept. 5

—Accepting all items for the sale EXCEPT car seats, mattresses and clothing— 

Drop off items in the church parking lot near the tree line next door to the Rectory before & after all weekday and weekend Masses—EXCEPT Wednesdays. 

If you can help, contact Rita DeFosse at radefosse@gmail.com


Help Needed

Help is needed to move chairs & tables from classrooms so the carpets can be cleaned.  Also, tables and plastic chairs need to be cleaned and sanitized.

Sunday August 25 at 1 p.m. – moving tables, chairs, and cabinets out of the classrooms

Monday August 26 at 7 a.m. – cleaning & sanitizing tables, chairs and cabinets

Tuesday August 27 at 9 a.m. – moving tables, chairs and cabinets back into the classrooms

If you have questions, please email or call David – dwolte44@gmail.com or 859-806-6814

There is no need to sign up –  please just show up!  Many hands make light work!


Music Ministry

Come make a joyful noise!  You can serve in the music ministry in one of our new ensembles!  Register at the music ministry table on the weekend of August 24-25 and learn about the start dates. Spaces are limited.  Find joy in active participation.  No experience necessary. 

Pax Children’s Choir:  Mondays 5-6 p.m….For grades K-5.  Increase vocal agility and basic music reading skills.  Sing at Mass four times a year. 

Chime Time: Mondays 6-7 p.m…Beginning hand chime instruction for grades 3-9.  Learn to read music and play at Mass four times a year.

Radiant Ringers:  Tuesdays 6-6:50 p.m…Open to 11 adults.  We will ring separate ensemble pieces, bell peals, as well as congregational hymns. 

Peace Choir:  Tuesdays 7-8:15 p.m.…Open to all adults.  Sing special music at the 11 a.m. Mass the first Sunday of the month and the 8:30 a.m. Mass the remaining Sundays.  First rehearsal is on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. 


Miner Collection

MINER COLLECTION UPDATE:
Next Saturday, August 10, from 9am until 1pm there will have a truck in the parking lot of Historic Saint Paul Church, West Short Street, next to the Opera House, for people to drop off supplies that will be distributed to the miners in Bell County. The miners in Bell County have to go to Harlan to pick up supplies; taking supplies to Bell County will be greatly appreciated.
Supplies needed – non perishable food – toiletry items – school supplies for children – laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, bleach – and, very importantly, pray for a just resolution even as we work for one.
Lexington UNITED Interfaith Encounters, Historic Saint Paul Catholic Church, LGBT Ministry Lexington, in partnership with Catholic Charities, is making this outreach possible. NO Funding is collected … only goods as noted above.
Questions, please call JR Zerkowski at 859 327 1047 or email at jrchevychase@aol.com


Online Giving is Back and its simple…..

1. Go to paxchristilex.org

2. At the bottom of the home page—click on the green “Donate” tab

3. Create your online profile.  (Please remember your online ID & Password as we will not have access to those.) 

4. Please note:  The online provider does charge the Parish a transaction fee when donating through our website.  Many parishioners choose to offset this fee by increasing the amount of their donation to help cover those fees. 

OTHER OPTIONS FOR GIVING… 

Þ  SENDING FUNDS THROUGH YOU OWN BANK:   Most Financial Institutions do not charge the giver or the receiver for sending checks through online bill pay.  Did you know that you can set up Automatic Giving to Pax Christi just like you pay your bills? Use your Envelope # as your account number.  It’s easy and continues until you want to change it!

Þ MAILING YOUR PERSONAL CHECK:  In the monthly envelope packet you will find an envelope that is suitable for mail.   Please don’t mail cash!

Þ REGULAR WEEKLY COLLECTION:   You can use the envelopes each week for your personal checks/cash. We still except loose checks and cash, too!

 
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