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Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
A Vibrant Catholic Community Since 1912

February 3, 2017

Stewardship May 13th-14th, 2017

Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Budgets $ 4,769.00 from 208 envelopes

Includes mail in of $1,295.00

Donations for the Poor: $ 247.00

Mission Trip Updates

Many of our Parishioners have asked what they can do to support our July Mission Trip to Guatemala? After three years of mission work the most important help you can give us is a monetary Gift. Please have checks made out to St. Anthony’s Church, with Mission Tripwritten in the memo section. I want to explain why. While so many people responded to the clothing and sneaker drive, the largest problem was transporting them to our destinations in the 24 suit cases it required. It was only in Guatemala that we realized that our American dollar can go even further in a Walmart in Guatemala City. So this year we are asking you to consider a few options:

1. Please support the concert on May 26th at Saint Anthony, please see other announcement.

2. Join us at our Pasta Dinner, Saturday June 24th. at St. Anthony’s Parish Center. A table of 8 can be reserved under your name. Tickets will be on sale in the upcoming week. See Gian Perotta for more information. Also, Fr. Mark will be making his famous Tortellini All’Amatricina.

3. Yes you can donate clothing, underwear, socks, or any other clothing for ages 5, 6, 7 or 8 year old boy or girl. School supplies are welcome. These items will be shipped in the middle of June and will arrive for our visit in July.. All donations need to be at the parish by the weekend of June 15th.

4. Monetary donations will go to support our trip, as well as provide scholarships to students at the school. We learned that many children are kept home from school because families cannot afford the school registration fee, and that is very sad.

Thank you for your kind and continued support.