Monthly Archives: September 2013

10/02/2013: Peace of Bread

The team from Good Shepherd will serve at the Peace of Bread Community Kitchen on Wednesday, October 2. Those who will do the cooking and preparation should arrive by 3 PM, and servers should arrive by 5 PM. For more information, please call Mary at 508-278-2285.

11/02/2013: Women’s Conference

“Gather Us In” 2013 Women’s Conference

All women and guests are invited to join with women from around the diocese on Saturday, November 2 at the DCU Center in Worcester for this daylong event featuring presentations and workshops on women’s maturing spirituality. Sponsored by the diocesan Commission for Women, it will feature keynote speakers ValLimar Jansen, a storyteller and gospel singer, and Teresa Tomeo, author and host of “The Catholic Connection” a daily syndicated radio talk show. The day will close with Mass celebrated by Bishop McManus. Registration is $50, and includes lunch. Flyers and more information are at church entrances.

You can also go to www.worcestercommissionforwomen.org.

09/29/2013: Safe Environment Training

Safe Environment Training will take place in the Parish Center on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. All who need to attend will be contacted by Donna Wilson.

11/14/2013: What is the Church Series: Part 4

What is the Church?

Fr. Larry invites you to a five session exploration of this question. Over the past several years the waters have been muddied. Together we will try to put this question back into perspective. We will meet in the Blessed John Paul room
on the first floor of the Parish Center on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 PM.

You are welcome to attend all or any of the sessions. Here is the schedule:

  • October 10: Where did the Church come from?
  • October 17: Is the Pope the CEO of the church and why do we need bishops?
  • October 24: Who actually is the Church?
  • October 31: No session this week
  • November 7: What do the Sacraments have to do with anything
  • November 14: Does the Church really have a purpose in the 21st Century?

09/28/2013: Youth Ministry Car Wash

Our Youth Ministry will hold a car wash on the church grounds on Saturday, September 28 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This fundraiser will help offset the cost of our service weeks away during the summer 0f 2014.

Cars will be washed on a “donation” basis. Please come by and support the kids!

10/19/2013: Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk

The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 19 at 9:00 am. The three-mile walk will begin at Trinity Church, next to Whitinsville Town Common, and end at the Community Hall of the First Evangelical Church, next to Uxbridge Town Common.

Registration will begin at 8:30 am at Trinity Church. Walkers are to bring all donations they have collected for the Crop Hunger Walk with them when they register. Lunch will be served at the Community Hall at the end of the walk.

Walkers from the Blackstone Valley will join 2.3 million people in 2,000 towns nationwide to support self-help programs in 80 countries organized by Church World Service. In addition, the Crop Hunger Walk provides 4 million dollars a year to 3,200 food pantries in the U.S., including food pantries in Douglas, Northbridge and Uxbridge.
The Northbridge Association of Churches has been the local sponsor for the Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk for 39 years. During that time, local walkers have raised $253,605.00 for the fight against hunger. Sponsor sheets will be available in the rectory next week.

Please see Joyce during regular office hours.

09/27/2013: People First Food Pantry Italian Dinner

People First Uxbridge Food Pantry4th Annual Italian Dinner
Saturday, September 28~~6-8 PM
VFW Post 1385 ~~Douglas St., Uxbridge

Tickets are now available. Please contact Denise Mussulli at thepeoplefirstfoodpantry@msn.com or call her at 774-280-4418. Volunteers will also be selling tickets at Hannaford’s for the next few weekends and on Tuesday nights at the food pantry from 6-7 pm. Get your tickets now
as only 175 tickets will be available. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/seniors & children (kids under 3 eat for free).

This dinner plays such an important part of our efforts to raise the necessary funding to provide for the families we serve. Thank you for your support!