Announcements Week of September 24

This week:

This weekend, September 23 and 24, is the St. Vincent de Paul clothing/household item drive.  Trucks will be in the QA parking lot. 

Monday, September 25:  Job Seekers Ministry & St. Vincent de Paul meetings.

Fall Festival on Saturday September 30 from 5:30 - 9:00 pm in the Queen of Angels parking lot and field. 

For more information on these and other parish events, see the bulletin, parish website or mobile app.

 

 

Fall Festival 2017

SPC Fall Festival

Saturday, September 30th 
5:30-9:00 pm

This year’s Fall Festival takes place on Saturday, September 30th from 5:30-9:00 pm. All members of our parish family are invited to experience this fun, community-building event. Free activities include Atlanta Dance Central, music, DJ, rock climbing, mechanical bull, jump & slide and wrecking ball. A cake walk, trackless train, photo booth and dunk tank are offered for a nominal charge. The Men’s Club will be serving hamburgers for $3, and the Big C’s Chicago Food and Kona Ice trucks will be on hand. Admission is FREE! Bring chairs and blankets to stake out your spot on the SPC back lot and QOA field.

Adult and Teen volunteers are needed to assist with the cake walk, photo booth, dunk tank, inflatable slide and trackless train attractions. Cakes and baked goods are also needed for the Cake Walk (teens can earn 1 service hour per baked item!) Teens may use this opportunity to fulfill their ‘Service to Parish’ project for Confirmation or for school service hours. Volunteer time slots are available from 3:00-9:30 pm. Reserve your spot by clicking on the links below:

 

How to remember Max Gruver

In lieu of lowers, you are invited to remember Max in a long lasting and meaningful way by contributing to the Endowment Funds listed below.  The contributions to Blessed Trinity and Queen of Angels will go toward the creation of scholarship funds.  The contributions to St. Peter Chanel will go toward support of the parish programs and outreach for teens.

 Blessed Trinity Catholic High School Endowment Fund

 Queen of Angels Catholic School Endowment Fund

 St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church Endowment Fund

St. Vincent de Paul Drive

September 23 and 24 - RAIN OR SHINE!
Queen of Angels parking lot

Saturday, 9/23:  10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 9/24:     8 am - 5 pm

Your donations of clothing, toys, and small household items will be sold at our thrift stores. Proceeds support the programs of the Society.  

 More information and a list of acceptable items can be found at the SVdP Georgia council website.  Click here.

Marriages are Covenants

Our Personal Mission:  Responding to God's Call

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 pm
McNamee Hall

Our vocation is how we respond to God's call.  Regardless as to where we discern t live out this vocation - married life, ordained life or religious life - we are set apart for God's purpose and have been given a mission.  Our newest parochial vicar, Fr. Brian Bufford, will discuss this relevant topic and offer practical wisdom wile sharing his personal story.

Please register here.  

When Disaster Strikes

When a natural disaster occurs in the United States, electronic donations may be made, directed to Catholic Charities USA. They and their member agencies respond to immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as to the long-term need to rebuild and recover after widespread destruction. They also assist the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops with pastoral and reconstruction needs of the Church. Their address information follows:

Catholic Charities USA
Online: https://catholiccharitiesusa.org/
Mail: Catholic Charities USA, P.O. Box 17066, Baltimore MD 21297-1066
Phone: 800-919-9338

When a disaster happens in another country, collections and individual donations should be directed to Catholic Relief Services (CRS):

Catholic Relief Services
Online: www.crs.org
Mail: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303
(Please write the specific incident in the memo line)
Phone: Call 877-Help-CRS