ST. CLARE CONNECTION
MAY 18, 2018
THIS WEEKEND
PENTECOST FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, MAY 20
Following 10:30 Mass until 2:00 p.m.
(There will be no 8:30 Mass)
$5 person or $15 per family. Our festival features entertainment, games and displays with a global flavor! Sample foods from our parishioners’ homelands, while visiting with old friends and meeting new ones!
ORDINATION LITURGY
SATURDAY, MAY 19 - 10:30 a.m.
We will celebrate the Ordination of parishioner John Gomez to the Permanent Diaconate at St. Peter Cathedral in Belleville. All are invited to attend this celebration with his wife Mary and their children. Please join us in prayer for our diocese's new priest and eight new deacons.
NEW LITURGICAL MINISTRY SIGN UPS THIS WEEKEND
If you would like to sign up for a new liturgical ministry please bring your sign up card to Mass this weekend.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE PARISH!
Altar Sodality will hold its next meeting on Monday, May 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This will be a potluck dinne r with fried chicken provided by the organization, board members will provide desserts. Please bring a side dish to share. For our entertainment, we will learn to play bunco , so please bring $5.00 to be used toward the prizes. All women of the parish are invited to join us!
ST. CLARE CHOIRS TO SING JULY 9 AT THE FABULOUS FOX THEATRE
THE POPE'S CHOIR FIRST-EVER U.S. NATIONAL TOUR AT THE FABULOUS FOX THEATRE
JULY 9
Serving as the Pope's personal choir, the 1500-year old Sistine Chapel Choir is the oldest and most respected active choir in the world today. Through its liturgical music, the Choir communicates a message of peace and closeness among all people.

Our very own Choirs of St. Clare of Assisi Parish and School will open for the evening with a special performance!

If you would like more info and to get tickets you can fill out the form in the bulletin or go to our ONLINE FORM BY MAY 22.
CATHOLIC MEN FOR CHRIST MONTHLY MEETING—MAY 26
Men, sometimes we struggle to keep our faith alive and keep it growing. You’re not alone.
Join us as we welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Kai Ngo. 7:30 a.m. Rosary in Church, 8-8:30 Refreshments in Fellowship Hall, 8:30-10 Presentation and Discussion
Anointing of the Sick Sacrament will be celebrated next Saturday, May 26, at the 5:00 PM Mass. This is for all who are sick in body or mind that need the Spirit to bring them healing and hope. Please invite and help bring to church those you know who need this sacrament.
UPCOMING YOUTH EVENTS
Crazy 8's:
7th & 8th grade youth
Volleyball & Outside Games
Sunday, June 3
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
St. Clare Church Lawn
Soda & Cold treats!
Bring your friends!
VBS Youth Volunteer
6th Grade - College age
Helpers & section leaders needed for mornings July 16-20 at St. Clare School.
Sign up by May 22.
Youth under 18 sign up at
Youth Mission Trip
High School Youth & Adults
Come make a difference for others at Hoyleton Children's Home June 24-29. Click HERE for more info and registration form. Sign up by June 1.
Chaperones are needed, too!!