ST. CLARE CONNECTION
OCTOBER 26, 2018
TRUNK OR TREAT TONIGHT!
(If it rains, we will have a spooktacular good time inside the fellowship hall.)
TRUNK OR TREAT
ST. CLARE CHURCH PARKING LOT
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
6:30-7:30PM
Participants arrive by 6PM. (those decorating cars) Judging begins at 7PM.

For the safety of our kids, please plan to stay until 7:30 when the parking lot is re-opened.
Costume Parade! Hot Chocolate, Hot Dogs, Chips & Chili

Don't want to decorate your trunk? Just bring a lawn chair, and hand out candy to our kids!
If you would like to participate in our chili cook-off please bring your chili to the kitchen by 6PM.

Trunk decorating and chili cook-off are optional.
Support the O'Fallon Food Pantry & bring a canned good to Trunk or Treat!
THIS WEEKEND
PHOTOS OF DECEASED LOVED ONES
During the month of November, we remember our deceased loved ones by displaying family photos in our shrines to St. Joseph and our Blessed Mother Mary. You may drop off framed pictures in either shrine THIS WEEKEND for our Art & Environment team to arrange by Monday, October 29. Please include your name and number on back of photos. In order to allow us to accommodate as many photos as possible, please no pictures larger than 8”x10”.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE
AGING GRACE-FULLY
St. Clare Parish Fellowship Hall
Monday, October 29 from 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
HOPE FOR THE JOURNEY
Wednesdays, October 31 at 2:00 p.m.,
November 7 at 7 p.m. and November 28 at 2 p.m.
St. Clare Church Library
Hope for the Journey is a ministry reaching out to anyone that has experienced the loss of a loved one, recent or not. We meet for conversation, suggested reading, encouragement, prayer and to walk this journey with you. 
All Saints Day Mass Schedule
Thursday, November 1
7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Holy Day of Obligation
(All School Mass in Gym at 8:30 a.m.)

All Souls Day Prayer Vigil
Sunday, November 11 at 5 p.m.
If you have lost a loved one in the last year and did not notify the parish office, please call us at 632-3562 or email stephene@stclarechurch.org. A litany of these names will be read and family members are invited to light candles in their honor. Anyone who has lost a loved one is most welcome!
24 HOUR EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Sunday, November 4 after 10:30 Mass until 11:40 Monday, November 5
Followed by Benediction and Mass
A special event during Adoration this month. Please join us in praying a Patriotic Rosary on Monday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. This beautiful and powerful Rosary includes prayers for each individual state on each of the Hail Mary beads, readings from five of our Founding Fathers and singing patriotic hymns between decades and prayers for government leaders on each of the five Our Father beads.