Monthly Archives: April 2015

Items Needed for Holiday Fair Baskets

Our team is looking for donations for gardening and bird themed baskets; grandmothers/grandfathers; veterans; sports (Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, & Bruins). We also would like to make Uxbridge and Northbridge baskets; so any items for those would be appreciated. Donation baskets are located inside the main doors of the church. We also welcome any basket ideas that you may come up with—just see Terry Kramer or Laurie Petty or leave a message for them with Joyce at the rectory. Thank you for any help you can give!

05/02-05/03 2005: Cardboard City

The Youth Ministry hold their annual Cardboard City program on the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd from 2PM Saturday to 12PM Sunday. During this time youth will experience the some of the struggles of homelessness while raising funds for those less fortunate.

For those youth participating, please bring a cardboard box, duct tape, bottled water, flashlight, camera, treasure hunt items, and permission slip. A list of treasure hunt items will be listed on the Youth Ministry Facebook page after vacation.

05/30/2015: Youth Ministry Car Wash

Youth Ministry will be holding a car wash on Saturday, May 30, from 9 AM to 2 PM. This is a free car wash to say thank you to the parish for supporting our many fundraisers this year.

Religious Education Registration Open

Religious Education registration is now open for the 2015- 16 school year. If you plan to register or re-register your children, please email Carol Zabinski at If you know someone who does not have email, please have them call the Religious Education office at 508-234-5340. You must be a registered parishioner at Good Shepherd or St. Mary’s in Uxbridge in order to register your children in the program. For children who are new to the program, a copy of his/her baptismal certificate is required at the time of registration. Fees remain the same as last year: $75/1 child; $100/2 children; $125/ 3 or more children. If you have any questions, please call Carol at the number above

04/12/2015: Evangelization Corner

Here’s what you can do this week to spread the Good News: Watch the news through the eyes of Christ.

04/30/2015: Senior Ministry Health Education

Everyone is invited to a health seminar on Thursday, April 30 from 10-11 AM in the St. John Paul II Room of the Parish Center. The speaker will be Cheryl Ethier, Uxbridge Firefighter/ Paramedic. Topics presented will be senior fire safety, trip hazards, key boxes for homes, and “File of Life.” This important seminar has been made available to us through a grant by the Uxbridge Fire Dept. Refreshments will be provided. Thank you for your support, Terry Kramer, Parish Nurse

04/15/2015: Rosary Makers Meet

The Rosary Makers Group will meet in The St. John Paul II Room in the Parish Center on Wednesday, April 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Supplies and hands-on instructions are available (there is a small cost for the supplies). We supply rosaries to missions, hospital patients, and wherever they are needed. Also, each year we make rosaries for the children in our First Communion class. Everyone is warmly invited to join us.