St. Aloysius Parish News
I met with the finance council on July 23 to review the parish financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. The total offertory for last fiscal year was $1,027,879.57 (down from $1,087,546.51) the previous year. Our total net income was $1,248,173.90 (including $77,322.48 in proceeds from the “Forward in Faith, Hope and Love” campaign). Our total expenses for last year were $1,175,277.84. Our total... [Read more...]
You have one more week to register for Faith Formation Classes for the 2015-2016 year. Registration is done on a first-come, first served basis, and many of our classes are already full, so please register as soon as possible. Any registrations received after the August 1st deadline will be put on a waiting list and notified if space becomes available. Forms are available on the table across from the Parlor, or available... [Read more...]
Sponsored by Catholic Charities: Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J., Philosophy Professor from Fordham University, will speak on The Daily Examen – An Ignatian Tool for Praying Daily with Grace on Thursday, August 6th in Holy Family Hall. Please go to www.ccdox.org for an event flier with speaker bio and a presentation synopsis. While this event is free and pre-registration is not required, it is requested that you indicate... [Read more...]
Our Summer Blood Drive will be on Tuesday, August 11th in Holy Family Hall from 2:30 to 7:00 PM. To sign up, go to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code aloysius or you can call Christine Gates at 828-639-4604 for an appointment time. Volunteers are welcome! Call Judy Abernethy 828-851-1855 to see how you can help.
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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 this is your calling, 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...]
Sharing God’s Gifts is the theme of the 2015 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 July 27th, $92,969.03 has been paid and $19,356.35 has been pledged by 408 (27%) of our families toward our goal of $117,291.00. Our current shortfall is $4,965.62. If you have not yet made your contribution,... [Read more...]
You are invited to travel on a diocesan bus to the World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit on September 23-27, 2015 – when Pope Francis will be in Philadelphia. Departure is from Charlotte to Philadelphia via motor coach. Please note that physical endurance will be needed for the events (e.g. large crowds, walking, standing). The Pilgrimage includes: four nights accommodations + four dinners and breakfasts + half-day... [Read more...]
The theme for the eleventh Eucharistic Congress for the Diocese of Charlotte is “Behold, I Make All Things New.” The Congress will include a procession of the Eucharist through the streets of Uptown Charlotte. Plan to attend this important event held at the Charlotte Convention Center on September 11th and 12th. Visit www.GoEucharist.com for more information.
Programs for children, young adults,... [Read more...]
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