ST. CLARE CONNECTION
MAY 17, 2019
THIS WEEKEND
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be offered to those in need of it during the 5:00 Mass. Please encourage any who are seriously ill or infirm to join us as we pray for their healing.
St. Clare Church would like to better serve our parishioners who are homebound or in nursing homes. If you have a family member or friend in the parish who needs or currently benefits from this ministry, please stop by the table after Mass this weekend so that we can collect information on serving your loved one and answer any questions you might have. 
High school students should pick up their study or graduation bags after Masses this weekend! 
NICKFEST
St. Nicholas Parish in O'Fallon, IL will have their NickFest Family Festival this Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th from Noon - 10 PM. 

$5 Admission After 5PM. Kids under 10 are FREE. Free Admission to all before 5PM.

It features Carnival Foods, over 15 Amusement Rides, 14 Games for the young and old including IDOODIT, Bingo, Facepainting and more! There will be Entertainment all day with headliners Smash Band on Friday Night and Whiskey Dixon on Saturday Night. 
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE
NEW LITURGICAL MINISTRY SIGN UPS
Please prayerfully consider taking part in our parish liturgical ministry program. Each ministry is unique in the amount of preparation required, visibility of the role and skill set needed. We are sure you will find something just right for you! Check the Ministry booklet...youth of all ages are needed for many ministries. Encourage your children and friends to sign up, too!

You can view a list of liturgical ministries or sign up online now at:
ALTAR SODALITY
All ladies of the parish are invited to join the Altar Sodality for our potluck dinner meeting on Monday, May 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Dessert and fried chicken will be provided, please bring a side dish to share.
REBORN: MAY 21-JUNE 4
6:30-8:30 p.m. / Fellowship Hall 
Enjoy refreshments and discuss a 3 part video series about Baptism – perfect for the Easter season! One part will be shown each night. Babysitting reimbursements (up to 3 hours at up to $10/hour) available for parents who pre-register for each evening with Matt Flynn at 632-3562 or matthewflynn5@gmail.com.  See video below.
PENTECOST FESTIVAL! SAVE THE DATE! SUNDAY JUNE 9
One Mass only at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Festival until 2:30. Volunteer Sign ups and ticket sales this weekend! $5 per person/$15 per family. Our festival features fun and entertainment with a global flavor while sampling food from our own parishioners’ homelands. Go to stclarechurch.org/pentecost for more info!
MAKERS' FAIR TO DEBUT AT FESTIVAL!
Are you a closet Picasso or Geppetto? Do you enjoy creating unique, handmade items? Do friends and family ask you to make things for them? Then share your creative side for all to enjoy at the Pentecost Festival’s new “Makers’ Fair.” Festival organizers are seeking.... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND TO REGISTER FOR MAKERS' FAIR!
FORMED PICK OF THE WEEK