S eptember 1, 2019
Sunday Readings

Jesus said to his disciples:
"When you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind; blessed indeed will you be because of their inability to repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”
- LK 14:1, 7-14
2019-20 Faith Formation
Registration Announcements
Faith Formation Kickoff - September 8
Our Faith Formation kickoff and informational event is scheduled for Sunday, September 8th at 9:45 am in Kenney Hall. 
If you have not yet registered please do so this weekend.
Faith Formation students and parents are invited for a short
orientation with Father and the Faith Formation teachers. 
Students will learn where their classes will be held and there
will be an opportunity to inquire about the program. 
Contact Nic Feddema with any questions: nfeddema@presentationofmary.org | 651-842-6010.
Registration for 2019/2020
Confirmation class is now open.

If your son or daughter is entering the 8 th grade, or has reached 9 th or 10 th grade, but has not yet received the sacrament, please complete a registration packet available in the Kennard Street entrance. Classes will begin in October. Contact Jessica Nelson at jnelson@presentationofmary.org  

RCIA Preparation
(Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

Do you, or someone you know, wish to join the Catholic Church and/or receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist for the
first time as an adult? Or perhaps you would like to learn more
about your Catholic Faith? Classes begin this November and
will be taught by Deacon Mike Powers and Fr. Peter Ly. 
Registration forms are in the Kennard Street Church Entrance
or you can contact Kay Mottaz at the Parish Office at
651-842-6022 or email: kmottaz@presentationofmary.org
Presentation's Council of Catholic Women
Invite You To Attend

Presentation's CCW is open to all adult women of the parish. We invite you to join us at our first meeting of the fall on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 pm in the Conference Room of the Parish Center. A $10 membership fee is requested to fund our spiritual, social and service activities. Hope to see you on
Sept. 5th! Questions, call Pat Blaskowski at 651-776-9906. 
Women's Discernment Retreat
For single women Ages 18-28 who are seeking God's will for their life.
September 20-22

Miram Dinner
with Archbishop Hebda
For women, ages 16 - 35, who are discerning consecrated life.
October 1st

Operation Andrew Dinner with
Archbishop Hebda
For men, ages 16 - 50, who are discerning
the priesthood.
( Pictured : Members enjoying the August Riverboat Cruise & Luncheon on the St. Croix River)
55 Club and Forever Young Host Monthly Luncheons!
You are invited! Luncheons are open to anyone wishing to attend. Reservations are required. Cost is $10.00/person and includes meal and entertainment.

Date & Time: Tues., Sept. 24th at 12:00 noon

Location: Blessed Sacrament, 2119 Stillwater Ave E. St. Paul

Menu: Chicken Marsala, garlic red mashed potatoes and gravy, candied baby carrots, salad, dinner roll with butter and cookies, catered by Magnolias. Cost: $10 each.

Speaker: Fr. Peter Ly,

Reservations: Due by Friday the 20th.
Call: Wayne Jurmu at 651-484-8377 or use the online sign-up button.

We Welcome Back Our Teachers & Students
The first day of school for preschool and grades 1-8 is Tuesday, September 3rd. Kindergarten will start on Thursday,
September 5th.

Please keep our students and teachers in your prayers that the Holy Spirit will guide them as they begin a new school year! -Fr. Peter Ly
2019 Panther Pride Auction - November 2
Cheers to the 2019 School Auction!
We will gather to celebrate once again at the Maplewood Community Center on November 2, 2019. We are so excited to celebrate Presentation: Where Everybody Knows Your Name. Please consider donating an item! Visit our website here ...or contact the School Office: 651-777-5877.
Sunday Mass Times
 Sat. 5:00 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
The Holy Rosary is prayed 30 minutes prior to all Masses
Reconciliation - Saturday, 4-4:45 p.m.
The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, September 2. 
Have a blessed Holiday weekend.
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
1 725 Kennard Street, Maplewood, MN 55109 | 651.777.8116