St. Aloysius Parish News
We are in need of three hours to cover in our Adoration Chapel. They are on Sundays 1-2 PM, Wednesdays 2-3 AM & Saturdays 4-5 AM. Please pray about this and contact Kathy LeCompte with your information if you can give Jesus just one extra hour per week! Kathy can be reached at 326-9877 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to give her your name, telephone # & e-mail address, if you have one. ... [Read more...]
Be a Part of the Hickory Area Life Chain! When: Sunday, October 5th 2:30-3:30 PM. Where: South side of US Highway 70 between 16th Street SE (near the LifeWay Christian Store) and the grassy area in front of the Valley Hills Mall. What do we do? We stand with other Hickory area Christians for one hour in silent prayer while holding uniform signs like “Abortions Kills Children”, “Adoption: the Loving Option”,... [Read more...]
St. Al’s offers opportunities for Adult Faith Enrichment!
Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 10:30 AM in the Parlor
All adults are invited to join the Sunday morning prayer, lesson and discussion as we continue to grow in our relationship with God and all of God’s creation. This year begins with, “Who Cares about the Saints?” by Fr. James Martin, SJ. This series is adapted from Fr. Martin’s best seller... [Read more...]
Faith Formation classes begin the week of September 14, 2014.
If you are registered, you will receive a letter in the mail the first week of September notifying you of your child’s room and the name of your child’s catechist. There will also be a map on the back to assist you. PLEASE BRING YOUR LETTER WITH YOU. With over 300 children on Sunday morning, almost that number of Wednesday afternoon and about 150... [Read more...]
We have received, to date, $13,085.03 in contributions to the Priests’ Retirement and Benefits collection. Thank you very much to those who contributed! We cannot forget, though, that our assessment is $36,726.07. Everyone’s participation is needed! Let us never forget this is an opportunity given to us to show our gratitude for the faithful service of so many priests who have devoted... [Read more...]
We again thank all who donated to the Diocesan Support Appeal. As of September 15, $79,940 has been paid and $18,319 is our pledge balance toward our goal of $116,763.00. Our shortfall is $18,504. You may still return your pledge/donation in the offertory basket or to the parish office. Please, in prayer, consider your participation to our Catholic Faith in western N.C. Thank you!
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The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is available to anyone who wants to learn more about the Catholic faith, either non-baptized, baptized in a different faith tradition, or baptized Catholic with no further faith formation. RCIA begins on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 PM. You are welcome to join us anytime with any questions you might have. You may just want to come and sit in for two or three sessions at... [Read more...]
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