Lenten Discipleship Challenge


As we prepare to enter the season of Lent, we embrace the spirit of charity as we set before us a new series of discipleship challenges.

“Reflect that in reality you have a great need to serve the poor than they have of your service”
St. Angela Merici


Weekly Food Collections

Supports Help My Neighbor Food Pantry,
The Joint Organization for Inner-City Needs (J.O.I.N.)
and St. Lawrence Haven

Canned meat (chicken, tuna, ham, beef, Spam)* Tuna Helper
Fruit Cups Spaghetti O’s, Beefaroni, Ravioli
Peanut Butter Pasta
Jelly Pasta Sauce (cans if possible)*
Canned Veggies* Cereal
Fruit/Cereal Bars Granola Bars
Oatmeal Rice, Beans or Instant Potatoes
Boxed Mac -and – Cheese Hearty Soups (e.g. Chunky soup) or Stew*

*Note, we are grateful for all canned donations, but pull top cans are especially needed

Fish Fry Supply Collections

Benefits St. Stephen’s Community Center,
St. Francis Outreach Center in McArthur,
J.O.I.N. and
St. Vincent Family Center

Body Wash Feminine Products
Shampoo & Conditioner Toilet Paper
Deodorant Tissues
Razors Paper Towels
Shave Cream Hand Soap
Toothpaste & Toothbrush Hand Sanitizer

3 Ways to Drop Off Food, Supplies & Respect Life Items



  1. Place items in the Narthex Food Collection Box when coming to and Mass and during office hours:  Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. – noon.
  2. Drive-Up to the Bell Tower Entrance with items Mondays from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (Someone will collect your items from your vehicle)
  3. On Fish Fry Fridays drive the items to the Bell Tower from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Someone will collect your items from your vehicle)


Respect Life Collection
March 6 – March 14

Benefits Women and Children
in Franklin & Delaware Counties

Diapers Sizes up to Size 4 New Infant Clothes
Unscented Wipes New Baby Blankets
New Onesies

Catholic Relief Services
Rice Bowl

  • Pick up CRS Rice Bowls from the Narthex
  • Return filled Rice Bowls on or before Holy Thursday, April 1st
  • Donate online using Catholic Relief Service under Special Collections

 

Visit crsricebowl.org to learn more

Easter Food Drive

Benefits the Homeless Families Foundation
Monetary Contributions Only This Year

Make your Contribution HERE