ST. CLARE CONNECTION
OCTOBER 5, 2018
THIS WEEKEND!
LISTENING SESSIONS
Following the 8:30 & 10:30 Masses Fr. Jim will be hosting a listening session on questions you might have about recent challenges in The Universal Church and within our own country and school. Sessions will be in the Fellowship Hall.
METRO EAST LIFE CHAIN - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7
Meet at the Associated Bank lot on Highway 159 (near the Mall) from 2-3 p.m. for one hour of prayer and witness.
YOUTH GROUP - MOVIE NIGHT
“I Can Only Imagine” starring J. Michael Finley
Sunday, October 7 from 6-10 p.m.
St. Clare School Lower Level
Come out and join us for an evening of food, friends, faith & fun! The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.
24 HOUR EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Sunday, October 7 after 10:30 Mass until Monday, October 8 - 11:45 Benediction/Mass at Noon.
Sign up sheets are on the round table in the Gathering Space. All are welcome anytime!
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE PARISH!
Parents & Grandparents: Does your 10-21 year old love making videos? Pass the Pro-Life Video Challenge info on to them to create a 1-5 minute video that relates to the theme "Life Has Purpose". Winner receives $100!
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.
MEN’S NIGHT!
2ND Saturday of the Month—October 13 following the 5 p.m. Mass:
Watch “Romero”. All movie nights are BYOB (Bring your own beverage: beer, soda, etc.) and BYOC (Bring your own cash: delivery pizza will be purchased by the attendees).
OUR LADY OF FATIMA ROSARY RALLY
for our country and world
St. Clare of Assisi
Saturday, October 13 from Noon—1:30 p.m.
East Lawn-Bring Lawn Chairs

Praying all 4 Mysteries, Litanies and Songs. Our world is in great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion. On this day of this 101st year since Our Lady’s Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, we join thousands of Rallies being held across the world asking Mary to intercede for us! (Inside church if inclement weather)
BAPTISM CLASS
Sunday, October 14 at 1:30 in the Church Library
This class is for any parents that would like to schedule a Baptism but have not attended a Baptism class at St. Clare. Please call the parish office if you plan to attend.
CRAZY 8’s ESCAPE ROOM NIGHT
For 7th & 8th graders
Sunday,October 14 from 5-7 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Can you escape from the room?? Bring your friends from anywhere and any faith. Bring a snack to share. Parents welcome to help with food and game.
Youth Fall Retreat
October 13-14
at Hoyleton Children’s Home for all High School Youth

Faith sharing, service, food and fun with no outside
distractions. Register with Youth Leader Karen Jalbert at Youth Group meetings or email janeadotson@yahoo.com by Oct. 8. Cost is $15.
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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!