NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Worldwide Hour of Adoration & Prayer for the Year of Faith—Sunday June 2
On the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, the Holy Father will preside over a special Eucharistic Adoration that will extend at the same time all over the world involving the cathedrals and parishes in each diocese. For an hour (5 p.m. Rome time), the whole world will be united in prayer and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Because of normal Sunday Mass schedules, the 11 a.m. local time cannot be met by most parishes. Here at St. Jude, we will observe our hour following the Noon Mass with Exposition of the Eucharist until 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. We invite all to join our worldly brothers and sisters as we spend this special hour with Christ. This will serve as our regular monthly Adoration hour.
Congratulations to our adult confirmands
Congratulations to the following on receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation at Archbishop Tobin’s special Confirmation Liturgy for Adults on Sunday, May 19 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral: Amy Diersing, Charles Edmonds, Laurie Hatcher, Ryan McGuiness, Brendan McMahon, Mary McMahon, Jeffrey O’Brien, Rachel O’Neil, Claire Petry, Laura Schlenz, and Jeremy Warren. Please hold them in prayer and wish them well on their continuing journeys of faith!
St. Jude is currently hiring a part time Gym Manager
If you are interested in applying for this position or have any questions, please contact and/or send your resume to Scott Williams, Coordinator of Youth Ministry, at email@example.com.
Are you interested in serving on the Pastoral Parish Council?
The Parish Council is in need of an “at large” member to serve a four-year term. Members must be Catholic, 18 years of age and be an active registered member of the parish. Council meetings are held monthly, except June and December. If interested please contact Parish Council Chair Jay Erickson at 317-670-5423 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 2.
Vocations Collection— weekend of June 1 and 2
The Vocations Office receives funds each year throughout the Archdiocese to cover the expense of educating our future priests. The Archdiocese has 25 seminarians, 18 of whom are in theology school approaching their final years of study. Please be generous in support of this collection by using the envelopes provided in your packets or through Faith Direct. Please continue to pray for vocations! If you know of a young man or woman you believe would serve well in priesthood or religious life, please call (317)236-1496 and leave the individual’s name with the vocation director, Fr. Eric Augenstein.
Parish Center volunteers needed
The St. Jude Parish Center is in need of additional volunteers to answer the phone, handle mailings, greet visitors, complete computer work and general office details. Days would be Mondays 1-4:30 p.m. June through August and every Tuesday 1-4:30 p.m. If interested, please contact Joan at the office, 786-4371, or email@example.com.
Festival Second Collection—June 1 and 2
In lieu of requesting condiment and paper good donations for the Summer Festival, a second collection will be held the weekend of June 1 and 2 to offset the cost of these items. This is a cost-effective measure that allows the festival committee to purchase these items in bulk and reduce waste. Please be generous!
St. Paul the Apostle: What his life and teachings mean to us
In anticipation of this year’s Vacation Bible School, Bil Danner will present on St. Paul to all interested adults of the parish on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center. Join us as we delve into the life and teachings of St. Paul, and see how the arguably greatest conversion story we’ve ever heard becomes the foundation for our lives as Christians today. Watch for further details!
Embracing Christ and His Parish: Baptism
The next parents’ class for infant baptism will be on Wednesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. This is a required gathering for all parents wishing to have their children baptized at St. Jude. Contact Tammy to reserve your space at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-7591.
Trip to the Shrine of Christ's Passion in St. John, Indiana
A daytrip to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion in St. John, Indiana is being planned for Friday, June 28. This day-long trip will include a tour of the beautiful Church of St. John the Evangelist and an opportunity to visit and pray on the interactive half mile winding pathway of life-sized Stations of the Cross. And of course we’ll stop by the beautiful Visitor Center and huge gift shop! All are invited to join us for this trip – details about specific times and the cost will follow in this space next week. Mark the date on your calendars!
Registration open for Vacation Bible SchooI
In less than a month, we're taking a journey back to ancient Athens with the apostle Paul. Plan on coming to VBS to visit with Paul and find out what happened on his dangerous journey to share the truth about God. Vacation Bible School will be held June 10-13, 9 a.m.-Noon. Fees will be due on the first day of VBS - $10 per child/$20 maximum per family. Register online today to participate or volunteer at: www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/stjudevbs.