ST. CLARE CONNECTION
OCTOBER 19, 2018
THIS WEEKEND!
YOUTH GROUP
Sunday, October 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Youth Room and gym at St. Clare School
(lower level; enter through middle doors)

High school students: Come see what the Youth Group is all about. We normally meet in the youth room on Sunday nights and hang out with our leaders Karen Jalbert and Matt Hackmann. It's a night of faith, fun and food with friends -- new and old.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE PARISH!
First Reconciliation Parent Prep Meeting 
Monday, October 22 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall with Fr. Jim 
Required meeting for parents of students who will be preparing for First Reconciliation and First Communion during this school year. Free child care available.
ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

Young Adults Are Leaving Organized Religion
at an Alarming Rate. 
We Are 'Hear' to Listen
Listening Session
Thursday, October 25
Fellowship Hall
6:30—8:00 p.m.
Michal Horace, Director of the Young Adult Initiative, will kick off our first listening session with a
presentation on the opportunity the Young Adult Initiative presents and conclude our evening with some words about what we can all do to make the YAI a success.
This session is open to all:
 Young Adults (20s to mid 30s; single, married, divorced, with children, etc.)
 Parents of Young Adults and Ministry Leaders 
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TRUNK OR TREAT
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 6:30
St. Clare Church Parking Lot
Hot Chocolate, Hot Dogs, Chili, Chips & Costume Parade!
If you would like to participate in our chili cook-off please bring chili to kitchen by 6 p.m.
Trunk decorating & chili cook off are optional! Car participants arrive by 6 p.m. Judging begins at 7 p.m. For the safety of our kids, please plan to stay until 7:30 when the parking lot will be re-opened.
AGING GRACE-FULLY
St. Clare Parish
Monday, October 29
7:00—9:00 PM
Sponsored by the Diocesan Ministry to the Sick and Aged
Presented by Dr. Gary Behrman
• Explore together what it means to age gracefully
• Integrate Spirituality into our human development
• Utilize a spiritual approach to aging well
• This event is good for caregivers, people contemplating retirement,
children and grandchildren of those who are aging
RSVP to Connie Barre at cbarre@diobelle.org or 235-9991
LUKE 18 RETREAT
This popular RETREAT FOR 8TH GRADERS is January 18-20, 2019. Luke 18 opens their eyes to the presence and love of our God, who embraces them just as they are. Led by high school & college students, the retreat features high-energy games, songs, skits, personal sharing and a series of faith and life talks by the high school students.