St. Christine’s Social Committee is sponsoring a Seniors’
Luncheon at the Fairview Inn on Thursday, November 4th. Journey back to
the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s with a 3 course meal and music
by Meri-Lee Mafera. Tickets at $29.20 each and will be on sale next weekend
in the foyer of the church. Please call Audrey at 617-686-8978 with any
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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION / FAITH FORMATION
Grade 1 Special Welcoming Mass
All our first grade students and their families are invited to attend
a special Welcoming Mass on Sunday, October 24th at 9:00 am. Please
Grade 5: All Saints Mass Our fifth grade students
will participate in a special Mass on Sunday, October 31st at 9:00
am. All students who wish to dress up as saints are asked to meet
in the parish hall at 8:45 am.
Catechists Still Needed
We hold much gratitude for the 59 volunteers who have generously
donated their hearts and time to teach our children in our Faith
Formation program. We are still in need of one Grade 2 teacher
on Thursdays at 4:15 pm and one Grade 3 teacher on Wednesday at
4:15 pm. Please call Susie at the Faith Formation Office
if you can help. (781-837-0088 ext. 19)
Grade 9 - Confirmation
One teacher is urgently needed for our 9th grade classes. The meetings
are fewer this year and take place on Sunday from 5:00 pm to 6:00
pm. For additional information, please contact the Faith Formation
Office at 781-834-6003. You may contact Maryanne Bursaw at ext.
23 or Kathy Scanlan at ext. 26.
Grades 6 - 7 - 8
Classes are underway and several teachers are needed. If you have
not registered your child, please contact Maryanne Bursaw at the
Faith Formation Office at 781-834-6003 ext. 23.
on the Weekly Bulletin link above to read all CCD Announcements.
Protecting God’s Children - Virtus
All adults 18 years of age or older who volunteer at Saint Christine’s
Parish in any ministry must attend this mandated child abuse prevention
one time only training. A class will be offered on Thursday, October
21st at 6:30 pm in the parish hall. Please call Susie McCarthy at 781-837-0088
ext. 19 for registration or if you have any questions.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
Our Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet next Sunday, October 24th
in the Children’s Room. Meetings are held every other Sunday from
1:00 to 3:00 pm. All are welcome to join us. For beginners who wish
to learn to knit and/or crochet, we are ready and willing to teach you.
Please call Judith Casullo at 781-834-4681 or Maryellen Mastriani at
781-834-3420 for information.
Permanent Deacon Program
If you are hearing God’s call to serve the Church as a minister
of Charity, Word and Sacrament as an ordained deacon in the Archdiocese
of Boston, you and your wife are invited to take part in the upcoming
Online Inquirer Webinar Program. There will be three inquirer sessions
Session # 1 Tuesday, October 12th 7 to 8 pm
Session #2 Tuesday, October 26th 7 to 8 pm
Session #3 Saturday, Nov. 13th 9 am to 12 noon
To register or for additional information, please visit www.bostondiaconate.org
or email Deacon Christopher Connelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cards and Notes for Father Steve
Parishioners are invited to send a card or a note of support and encouragement
to Father Steve. You can put your card or note in the basket in the
foyer of the Church. You may also mail it to the church or drop it off
at the rectory. All cards and notes will be forwarded to Father Steve.
Sowing Seeds needs back-to-school and fall clothing
in good condition in all sizes for adults and children. Gift cards to
local stores are also needed.
Sowing Seeds helps Marshfield residents with bills such as rent, phone,
utilities, mortgage payments and car repairs. Sowing Seeds can also
provide help with clothing, diapers, and gift cards to grocery stores
and pharmacies as well as many available resources. If you are a Marshfield
resident in need of help, please call 781-837-3337 (781-83-Seeds) and
leave your name, phone number and a brief message. All calls are strictly
confidential. Sowing Seeds does not handle emergencies. The Clothing
Bank is located on Rt. 139 and School Street and is open on Thursday
and Saturday from 10 am to 12 noon to accept and receive clothing. Thank
October is Respect Life Month -
Every Life is Worth Living.
We are called to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable
from the beginning of life to its end. The church asks us to reflect
more deeply on what it means to respect the dignity of every human life.
For more information, please visit respectlife.org/celebrate.
We sincerely thank all of our advertisers who have placed ads in our
bulletin. Please support the businesses that advertise in our parish
bulletin as their ads help to defray the cost of the bulletin.
Other Catholic Activities in the Area
RCIA: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
RCIA is for those who wish to become a Catholic and prepare to receive
their sacraments to be in full communion with the Catholic Church. Classes
are beginning at Holy Family Church in Duxbury. Those
who are interested in learning more about this process are encouraged
to call Ken McCarthy at 617-549-4620 or email: email@example.com.
Christine’s now has a Facebook
page. We will use the Face Book page to post parish news, events, CCD
cancellations, photos and more but we need your help. Visit www.facebook.com/stchristinesmarshfield
and “LIKE” our
page to help spread the word. We’re new to Facebook so please bear
with us as we get up to speed with social media. You can also link to
our Facebook page whereever you see the Facebook logo on our site.
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The Marshfield Fire Department has requested that our parishioners refrain
from parking in front of the church as it prevents their access in times
PARKING LOT REMINDER!!
Please exercise extreme caution in our church parking lot while dropping
off and picking up children from classes. Please drive slowly in the parking
lot and refrain from using cell phones. Children move quickly and your
full attention is needed.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, LECTORS, ALTAR SERVERS
Please check your schedules to see if/when you are assigned. If you unable
to serve your assigned Mass, it is important that you call a substitute
to serve for you.
FAITH FORMATION INFORMATION (CCD)
All children in Grades 1 through 3 must have a parent or another adult
accompany them to and from class each week. Parents must sign children
out before they are released from their class.
FAITH FORMATION CANCELLATIONS DUE TO WEATHER
If classes are cancelled due to weather, notification will be available
on Channels 5, and 7. Please tune into these stations or log onto their
websites. Additionally, cancellations will be announced on WATD radio
(95.9). Please note that if Marshfield Schools are closed, Saint Christine’s
CCD classes are also cancelled.