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Ministry Minutes

Mask Guidelines

To: Parishes and Missions of the Catholic Diocese of Lexington
From: Diocesan Communications

Mask Guidelines in Light of CDC, Governor’s Announcements

LEXINGTON — In light of Gov. Beshear’s Executive Order of May 13 lifting the mask mandate for persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19, parishes and missions of the diocese should observe the following protocols at Mass, beginning immediately:  

1.    Social distancing rules remain in place (six feet apart except for immediate family).

2.    Masks are not required for people who are fully vaccinated, per CDC definition (see below).

3.    Those who attend Mass but are not fully vaccinated must continue to mask, and since the new CDC announcements and governor’s directives make it impossible to enforce mask restriction, all are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Per the CDC, a person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. A person who doesn’t meet these requirements, regardless of age, is not fully vaccinated and should continue taking all precautions until fully vaccinated.

Also, per the CDC: “If you have a condition or are taking medications that weaken your immune system, you may NOT be fully protected even if you are fully vaccinated. Talk to your healthcare provider. Even after vaccination, you may need to continue taking all precautions.”

May Crowning

May 16 @ 12:00 p.m. (Weather Permitting)

Join fellow parishioners as we celebrate the Queenship of our Lady on Sunday, May 16 at noon following the 11:00 Mass. 

We will meet in the front of church and will process to the Peace Garden led by Father Pat.  Bring your flowers to place in front of the statue of Mary.

*Covid safety protocols will be followed*

Parish Council Nominations

Now is the time to nominate yourself or someone you know to serve our parish on our Pastoral Council.  The Pastoral Council is the Advisory Board to the Pastor of a parish.  We have several openings for this next year.   Nominees for Pastoral Council must be baptized, confirmed, practicing Roman Catholics in good standing with the Catholic Church. They must be registered and active members of the parish for at least one year. 

Fr Pat considers the work of the pastoral council to be very important in helping to guide the life and the future of our parish. Now may be the time for you or someone you know to become more deeply involved with the parish.   This is a wonderful opportunity to be the voice of the parish as we move forward toward a more normal parish life.

Members of the Pastoral Council serve a three-year term, meet once a month and serve as liaisons to committees within the parish.  If you feel called to serve the parish in this way, or know someone you would recommend, please contact Bax McClure at baxm2306@gmail.com or Tom Woods at tdwoods49@gmail.com, for more information and to receive a nomination form. 

Forms are due in no later than June 1, 2021.  Please mail them to Pax Christi, 4001 Victoria Way, Lexington KY 40515 or drop them in the offertory baskets located near the exit doors in the Gathering Space.  If you have any further questions, please contact Father Pat at pstewart@cdlex.org.

Mass Schedule Updates

Along with the arrival of Spring, we welcome back Wednesday Night Mass at 6:30 p.m.!

All are welcome to take this opportunity to re-center & share in the Eucharist mid-week after work and school.  We look forward to seeing YOU!

Reminder for all Mass times:

Saturday 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 8:30 a.m & 11:00 a.m. 

Monday 12:00 Noon (included as Sunday liturgy)

Tuesday 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

Thursday 9:30 a.m.

Friday 12:00 Noon

Have a wonderful week!  God Bless!  

Attention Kroger Shoppers

If you are a Kroger shopper  and support Pax Christi through their Community Rewards Program—we thank you!  We recently received a check from Kroger for over $600!   We receive quarterly checks from Kroger Rewards and this money is put toward the Parish’s General Building Fund.  If you are not currently participating in their Community Rewards Program, visit this link & follow the simple step by step instructions to enroll and assign your rewards to Pax Christi Catholic Church.

When you use your Shopper’s Card number associated with your digital account, each transaction will be applied to the program, at no added cost to you. Kroger donates annually to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending associated with all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations.