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COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CATHOLIC EVENTS

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CATHOLIC SPIRIT RADIO BUS TRIP TO SHRINE OF MARY

On August 14-15, Catholic Spirit Radio invites everyone on an exciting trip to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, Wisconsin as well as to the Basilica and National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians, at Holy Hill near Hubertus, Wisconsin. We will spend Saturday night at Holiday Inn Manitowoc at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. This two-day bus trip has Saturday morning departures from Wapella, Bloomington, and El Paso. We will return late Sunday night. To get your tickets, to see itinerary schedule information or to learn more about the apparition of Mary, go to https://catholicspiritradio.networkforgood.com/events/30374-marian-shrines-of-wisconsin

To save money with the early bird price for trip, sign up by June 30 and pay $275.  If you sign up after June 30, the cost would instead be $300.  If you have questions that are not answered on that page, feel free to phone Kathy at (309) 828-6554 or email her at kathyf_64@yahoo.com or call Carolyn at (309) 830-4164 or email Carolyn at carolynawenning@gmail.com 

 

JULY 16 – THIRD ORDER CARMELITE INFORMATIONAL MEETING

If you want to learn more about Carmelite spirituality, come to an informational meeting at 6PM at the parish hall of historic St. Patrick's Church in Bloomington.  Lay Carmelites are called to live a life in full allegiance to Jesus Christ with our role models Mary our Mother, sister and Patroness and Elijah the prophet of zeal.  For details, please contact / RSVP -Lorrie Schmidt T.O.C. (Third Order Carmelite) at: LittlewayofCarmel @gmail.com

 

JULY 18-21 - EMAAUS DAYS FOR HIGH SCHOOL 9TH & 10TH GRADE BOYS

Participating boys will become more aware of God’s presence in their lives and get excited about living their faith. At the heart of this discovery process lies the development of a healthy spirituality. Emmaus Days is full of opportunities to pray and learn, from Confession and Eucharistic Adoration to a variety of devotions like the Rosary and Scapular. Participants are also given the chance to interact with priests, seminarians and others their own age, both in serious spiritual matters and many lighthearted activities.  For information or to register please visit https://comeandfollowme.org/emmausdays/

JULY 21-23 - EMAAUS DAYS FOR HIGH SCHOOL 7TH & 8TH GRADE BOYS

Participating boys will become more aware of God’s presence in their lives and get excited about living their faith. At the heart of this discovery process lies the development of a healthy spirituality. Emmaus Days is full of opportunities to pray and learn, from Confession and Eucharistic Adoration to a variety of devotions like the Rosary and Scapular. Participants are also given the chance to interact with priests, seminarians and others their own age, both in serious spiritual matters and many lighthearted activities.  For information or to register please visit https://comeandfollowme.org/emmausdays/

JULY 24 - CATHOLIC SCHOOL/K OF C CROQUET TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER (LINCOLN)

The 1ST Annual Carroll Catholic School/ K of Croquet Tournament Fundraiser will be at Lincoln's Knights of Columbus.  The cost is $20 per person and you have to be over 21 to play.  Winners get a traveling trophy or you could also win a prize for best dressed croquet apparel.   

Contact Justen Nutter if interested at 217-671-3520

 

JULY 25-31 – TOTUS TUUS (YOUTH EVANGELIZING)

St. Patrick Church of Merna in Bloomington will host Totus Tuus. It is a great Catholic program to help your children and teens learn more about their faith and grow closer to Jesus, through his mother Mary!  The daytime program for incoming grades 1-6 runs Monday-Friday, 9am - 2:30pm. The evening program, for incoming grades 7-12 runs Sunday-Thursday, 7pm - 9:30pm. Cost for daytime is $30 for 1 child, $50 for 2-3 children, and $70 for 4+ children.  The cost to sign up a teen for evenings is $10 per teen. Starting June 7, registration became open to people from ANY parish. for all the info and to sign up. Contact Jenny or Erin at totustuus@stpatrickmerna.org with questions!  For all the info and to sign up.

WEEKLY EVENTS

WEDNESDAYS - RECOVERING FROM DIVORCE WORKSHOP

A “Recovering from Divorce” workshop will again be offered through St. Patrick Church of Merna in Bloomington. The 13 week program is a free workshop that will help any Catholic who is separated or recovering from a divorce. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm via Zoom. For more information or questions contact Pam Goode at nursery@stpatrickmerna.org, or call the parish office to sign up.

MONTHLY EVENTS

2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - VOCATIONS HOLY HOUR

A vocation holy hour will be streamed on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM.  Stream it at https://www.facebook.com/FollowMePeoria/

2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – PRAYER FOR PRIESTS

All are welcome at Historic St. Patrick’s Church in Bloomington at 3PM.  They will pray the rosary, divine mercy chaplet and other prayers for current priests and for future priestly vocations.  Brings a lawn chair and your rosary.

3RD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH– RESTAURANT SALES BENEFIT LINCOLN CATHOLIC SCHOOL

All are welcome to a great Catholic opportunity occurring the 3rd Sunday of each month.  Order food at the Culver’s restaurant in Lincoln on the third Wednesday of each month now through May from 10AM-10PM. Mention Carroll School when ordering and 10% of sales go to Carroll Catholic School in Lincoln that day as part of a "Culver's Day" fundraiser.  Here are ways to order: 1) Use the drive-thru; 2) Walk in and order at the counter; or, 3) Phone in your order at (217) 732-7300 then pickup inside or go to the drive-thru to pick up.

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