Respect Life Fundraiser - St. Cecilia Respect Life
Committee ask that you return your filled baby bottles at any Mass
on the weekend of August 27/28. These monies collected are for two
much needed ministries, Birthright and Project Rachel. If you forgot
your filled bottles, please bring them to the Parish Office during
regular business hours. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Religious Education Classes - Registration is open for
Religious Education for Grades 1-5. Registration forms are available
Page 1 and
Page 2. Beginning this September, classes for grades 1-5 will be
held on Sunday mornings from 9:30-10:30am in St. Cecilia School.
Come Share Your Faith. Contact Carolyn for more information at
503-644-2619 ext 172 or
New Bible Study Classes at St. Cecilia - "Great Adventures
through the Bible" will begin September 19 at 6:30pm every Monday
night. The class will meet in the school classroom 6. This is a
24-week class, covering 12 Old Testament books, the Gospel of Luke
and Acts of the Apostles. There is also a Bible Study beginning on
Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 11am in the Fireside Room. To register for
either, class please call Blessing from Heaven Bookstore,
503-644-1814; closed on Mondays.
March for Purity - The 3rd Annual March for Purity,
sponsored by Real Catholic Ministries, will take place on Saturday,
September 17 at 11am. All are invited to join in a march against
pornography, abortion and crimes against women. Participants will
meet in front of St. Cecilia and process to Planned Parenthood,
Stars Cabaret, The Dolphin Gentlemen’s Club and Fantasy Adult
Bookstore. A Rosary will be said at each location. Please wear a
plain white t-shirt to show your “true colors” for purity. For more
English for Students of Other Languages - Adults Only ESOL
classes will be held beginning on September 20th on Tuesdays and
Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm There is a $5.00 fee. Contact Sr.
Catherine Hertel to arrange for an assessment and class placement,
Calling all Golfers! - St. Cecilia Parent's Association is
hosting a golf tournament at The Reserve Vineyard and Golf Club on
Friday, September 23, with a 8:30am tee time. Join us as a sponsor
or a golfer! Go to
sites.google.com/site/stceciliagolftournament for more
Invitation to Catholicism - The Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults (RCIA) provides a process whereby adults
experience the Scriptures, the passing on of the teachings of the
faith, and prayer with members of the parish community in
preparation for receiving the Sacraments of the Catholic Church.
Registrations are now being accepted for classes which will begin on
September 27. If you, or someone you know, is inquiring about or
thinking of joining the Church, call Carole at 644-2619, Ext. 174
for more information.