OLR YOUTH GROUP
Next Meeting: Sunday, February 23rd
Time: 12-1:30 PM
Location: The Upper Room by Holy Cross Church
Topic: Getting Ready for Lent
Get ready for great discussion and fellowship! Feel free to bring a friend!
Widowed Friends Peer Support Group
A Peer Support Group in the AOD
Breakfast and Friendship
2nd & 4th Monday of the month, 9AM at Sero’s in Marysville.
Call Rita @ 810-367-6171
2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, 9AM at the Country Inn in New Baltimore. No RSVP required.
Lunch and Games
3rd Tuesday of the Month, 11:45AM at Cavis Pioneer Restaurant, 5600 Lapeer Road, Kimball Township. No RSVP necessary. Call Joanne @810-324-2304 or email www.widowedfriends.org.
Daughters of Isabella, St. Agatha Circle #419
February 19th: Monthly Meeting at 12:OO Noon, Lions Club in Marine City
March 11th: Irish Tea
We are gathering items for our Garage Sale (May 14th, 15th and 16th). Donations gratefully accepted. Call Ann at 810-765-3657 for pick-up.
K of C Wednesday Night Bingo!!
Location: Activity Center at St. Catherine Church
Time: Doors Open at 5:00 pm Play Begins at 7:00 pm
Proceeds support Holy Cross School & other charities!!!
Bring Some Friends and join us for a fun evening!!
PLANNED GIVING SEMINAR
Our Lady On The River Parish has played an important role in the lives of countless people, both young and old, for many years. Our parish has been there for you in times of great joy and happiness, and in times of sorrow and sadness. You can help us continue to “be there” for our faith community well into the future by remembering your parish in your will or estate plans. Your generosity will have a lasting and meaningful impact on our parish and parish family.
If you would like more information on how you can leave a gift with long-term benefits for you and your parish, you are welcome to attend a special one-hour Planned Giving Seminar on the following date:
Sunday, February 16th at Holy Cross Church following the 9:30 Mass
BEGINNER’S HANDBELL CHOIR
All ages 13 & up
Bring a good sense of rhythm and a joyful spirit!
NO previous music or handbell experience necessary!
This 8-week program will begin Tuesday, February 18th, and will go until Tuesday, April 2nd. Practice will be from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM at Holy Cross Church.
For more information, call Diane at 810-765-4824.
Fun and Fitness!
It’s time to have fun with some great people! Wear comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, and a smile.
Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 am
Activity Center at St. Catherine Church
Free Will donation. Questions? Call Rosie Rumball at 810-512-8035.
Lenten Bible Reflection and Study
St. Mark Chapel
Following the directives given by Archbishop Vigneron in his Pastoral Letter, “Unleash the Gospel”, you are invited to join us at St. Mark Chapel for a weekly Lenten Bible Reflection and Study Group. Beginning on Thursday, February 27th… and continuing through April 2nd … we will gather in the Parish Hall to break-open the rich Sunday Readings provided by the Church during this holy season of Lent. The Bible Reflection and Study Group will meet from 9:30 to 11:00 am in the Parish Hall, following the 9:00 am Thursday morning Communion Service. Weekly gatherings will include prayer, fellowship, Bible reading with small group discussions and morning refreshments. If you are joining us from the mainland, you can park across the street from the ferry for a small fee, then we will pick you up on the island side at 8:20 am. For more information and to let us know you are coming, please call at Jane at 586-612-9351.
Join Us On Ash Wednesday Eve ~ Support The OLR Parish Food Pantry!
Tuesday, February 25th St. Mark Chapel ~ 5:00 pm
The OLR Parish, St. Mark Chapel family invites you to a “Support Our Parish Food Pantry & Mardi Gras Pot Luck Party”. Your ticket to get in the door is a non-perishable food donation for the OLR Parish Food Pantry. The Pantry is always in need of canned and boxed items for those in need. The parish hall doors will open at 5:45 pm and the party begins at 6:00 pm sharp … with a Pot Luck Dinner featuring delicious Roast Chicken, provided by the Men’s Group at St. Mark Chapel. Everyone is asked to bring either a salad or dessert to share. The Women’s Guild will provide coffee, water and non-alcoholic beverages. Along with our tasty meal and wonderful fellowship, this year we have Harsens Island own “On the Border” duo to entertain you! No reservation required. For more information, please contact Jane at 586-612-9351.