St. Aloysius Parish News
As a component of our Community Life Ministry, our parish has budgeted $61,000 to be donated to twenty local charities and outreach programs for this fiscal year. We distribute half of these funds in December and the other half in May and June. We recently sent checks to ten of these twenty organizations: $1,000 to Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba, $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity, $1,000 to the Battered... [Read more...]
Our 2nd Annual Feast of St. Aloysius will be held on Saturday, June 4th from 12:00-4:00 PM at the HCAM Soccer Field located at 409 – 8th Avenue NE. We need volunteers to provide food and entertainment for this great event. It takes the place of our parish picnic and will include food and drinks from around the world, a soccer shoot-off, children’s games, music and dance from many cultures! Come join us... [Read more...]
Our Lady’s Rosary Guild: Whether novice or professional, you will enjoy working with your hands and making new friends as you produce Rosaries for the many ministries of the parish and our community. All parishioners are welcome to participate. Join us each Friday in the Parlor from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Beads and cord provided. Please contact Debbie Vanover at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-294-4520 for more... [Read more...]
Programs for children, young adults, and adults, in English and Spanish, will be a part of the eleventh Eucharistic Congress of the Diocese of Charlotte on September 9 & 10 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Make plans to attend. Visit www.GoEucharist.com for more information.
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The immeasurable sacrifice that our Lord JESUS did, dying on the cross to save the world, cannot compare to any! How can we give back a little? Maybe by becoming one of GOD’s Prayer Warriors at the Adoration Chapel, spending one holy hour a week. If you feel you are being called, please contact Dave and Melanie King at 828-638-0462, email email@example.com, or go to our parish website to sign up —- http://www.staloysiushickory.org/parishioners/forms. The... [Read more...]
TOTUS TUUS IS COMING JULY 10! Mark your calendars! Totus Tuus (Totally Yours) will be back at St. Aloysius the week of July 10th. This is our Summer Catechetical (and fun!) program for rising First Graders through High School. Totus Tuus demonstrates that one can be a faithful Catholic and still have fun. Morning “pump up,” silly skits and songs, recess, water fights in the parishes, and all of the... [Read more...]
The Adult Faith Enrichment class meets September – May. It follows the Sunday morning Faith Formation Schedule. This small faith group — normally 12-20 participants — meets Sunday mornings praying together, listening to the lessons, and sharing in group discussions. If you missed this year mark your calendars now to join us in September as we will offer new programs that are designed to help us examine and... [Read more...]
Let Jesus feed your marriage by attending an upcoming Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are: September 30 – October 2 in Myrtle Beach, SC and November 4-6 in Atlantic Beach, NC. Early sign up is recommended. For more information visit our website at: http://NCMarriageDiscovery.org or contact us at applications@NCMarriageDiscovery.org or 704-315-2144.
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ST ALOYSIUS WELCOMES 17 NEW MEMBERS INTO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
It was with great joy that St. Aloysius welcomed new members into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigils on Saturday, March 26th. Baptized at the Easter Vigil: Amber Breeding. Baptized in another Christian religion and who made a Profession of Faith and received their Confirmation and First Eucharist: Renelsa Blackman, Alex Chan-Chanchavac, Glant Elliott,... [Read more...]
“Whatsover You Do….” is the theme of the 2016 Diocesan Support Appeal. Your contribution is a way of serving our brothers and sisters throughout the diocese and continuing the saving work begun by Jesus. As of April 11th, $62,776.25 has been paid and $36,585.25 has been pledged by 304 (27%) of our families toward our goal of $113,092.00. Our current shortfall is $13,730.50. If you have not yet made your contribution,... [Read more...]
What’s new on the Kiosk? Gus Lloyd Books! A Minute In The Church The Mass (one minute explanations about the Mass), and A Minute In The Church Volumes 1 & 11 (one minute Catholic apologetics). All three books are available for a $10 donation; separately for a $4 donation while supplies last! These, and more, are available after weekend Masses near the entrance to Holy Family Hall.
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