St. Aloysius Parish News
Congratulations to our 86 Faith Formation students who will be confirmed by Bishop Peter Jugis at 7:00 PM on June 21, St. Aloysius’ Feast Day. Fr. Nohé and I will offer a Healing Mass on Wednesday, June 22 at 5:15 PM. We will have a Rite of Anointing as part of our pastoral care to the sick during that Mass. With a deep sense of gratitude for their loving care and sacrifices, the fathers whose names are listed on the... [Read more...]
War Room Bible Study is a seven week session that began Tuesday, June 7th and meets from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The study features five inspirational movie clips (2-4 minutes each) and five scriptural lessons adapted from the feature film, “WAR ROOM”. Session topics include:
Dealing with Spiritual Lukewarmness
Grasping Grace and the Gospel
Engaging in Spiritual Warfare
Trusting God... [Read more...]
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 22nd when the Sisters of St. Elisabeth Convent (Belarus) will be at St. Aloysius offering the sale of their handmade religious articles. The Sisterhood of St. Elisabeth was founded in 1996 with the mission to offer spiritual, social and financial support to the sick and the suffering at the National Psychiatric Clinic, a boarding home for children with special needs and mentally... [Read more...]
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 information.
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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 many Totus Tuus Olympic challenges... [Read more...]
Our Charlotte Diocese Eucharistic Congress will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 9 & 10. Be a part of the Eucharistic Congress – volunteer! There are many opportunities before and during the Congress for volunteers to contribute their time and talent. Volunteer shifts are only two hours on the day of the Congress. Visit the website, 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...]
Registration for the 2016-2017 Faith Formation year is currently taking place. All Faith Formation families need to be registered members of St. Aloysius Church at the time of registration. As in previous years, registration will be on a first-come, first served basis and are due no later than August 1st. Payment should accompany your registration form. Because of the additional cost of shipping books... [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...]
“Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” Jesus wants us to have peace in our lives and our marriage. Do we have faith that He will grant us this peace? The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are: July 8-10 in Columbia, 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... [Read more...]
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...]
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