Weekly Announcements – 09/03/2017

  1. Weekly Fasting Prayer – Our weekly fasting prayer will be held this Friday from 10am-Noon at the parish. Rides can be arranged for those who need them.
  2. Sunday School Announcements – Below are some announcements pertaining to upcoming Sunday School year. & Competitions.
    • Teacher’s Meeting – Sunday school teacher’s meeting will be held on Saturday, September 9th at 4:00pm in church. All Sunday School teachers are requested to attend.
    • 2017-2018 Sunday School Year – Sunday school classes will start on September 17 after Holy Qurbana.
    • Talent Competition – Sunday school talent competitions will be held on September 10th after Holy Qurbana. Please give the name of the participants to the principal or the assistant principal.
    • Area Level Competition – Sunday School area level competition will be held on September 23rd Saturday at St. Mary’s West Sayville church
  3. Feast of the Birth of St. Mary   We will be celebrating the Feast of the Birth of St. Mary, the Mother of God this Thursday evening, September 7th at 6:30pm.
  4. Feast of the Holy Cross – Next Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30pm we will be celebrating the Feast of the Holy Cross. Kindly make arrangements to attend.
  5. MGOCSM Charity Drives – The youth will be hosting two charity drives for the month of September.
    • Jamaica Women’s Shelter –  will be collecting toiletries, cleaning supplies, and household items.
    • Children’s Shoe Drive –  a children’s shoe drive for pediatric psych patients at Nassau university medical center. Please see the flyer posted on the downstairs bulletin board for details.
  6. MGOCSM Blood Drive – The youth has organized a blood drive in association with the Red Cross that will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 11am to 4pm at the parish. For anyone interested in donating blood please contact Vineeth Varghese or Danniya Samuel at your earliest.
  7. MMVS Annual Conference – There is one announcement about the MMVS Annual Conference. Our annual conference is on Oct.14th Saturday at the Holy Transfiguration Retreat Center. Anyone interested to go for the conference please contact the MMVS secretary or the trustee. There is a fee total of $50 for the bus fee and registration that needs to be collected as early as possible.
  8. Holy Qurbana Classes – We will be starting classes on the Holy Qurbana starting September 17th Sunday after refreshments for everyone. All are requested to attend.