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Family Fun Day

Posted on August 31, 2021 in: General News

Family Fun Day
Family Fun Day at Knoebels! As part of our Year of the Family observance, the Office for Parish Life is sponsoring a Family Fun Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort on Saturday, September 18th. Groups or individuals are welcome to enjoy all that Knoebels has to offer from 12pm to 8pm and take advantage of our discounted ticket offer! You can choose from a Lunch and Ride Package ($25 per person includes a bagged lunch and $20 worth of ride tickets) or a Discounted Tickets Only option ($20 worth of ride tickets for $17). Regardless of the package you choo...

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Carnival News

Posted on August 26, 2021 in: General News

Carnival News
Our final two set-up nights will be Tuesday, September 7th & Wednesday, September 8th. This is the night where we place all the game stands where they need to go and finish up any last-minute details. Again, the more hands the lighter the load and faster we will be able to return home.  WORKERS NEEDED--Workers are needed in all areas of the carnival. Please call any member listed below to volunteer or see a representative in the rear of the church. Fred/Deb Wheeler 570-220-2303 for game stands; Lenny Deitrick 570-772-0722 for k...

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Carnival

Coat & Blanket Drive

Posted on August 26, 2021 in: General News

Coat & Blanket Drive
Family Promise is having A Blanket and Coat Giveaway again this year on Friday, September 3rd. St. Boniface & St. Lawrence Parishes are accepting Gently used blankets and coats for this event. Please place donated items in the back of church in the boxes marked Family Promise by August 31st.

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Family Promise

PREP Registration

Posted on August 26, 2021 in: Religious Education

PREP Registration
PREP BEGINS SEPT 19 REGISTER NOW Do you have a child(ren) going into Kindergarten through Grade 8?  It’s time to register them for our 2021-2022 Parish Religious Education Program (PREP). Registration fees for this year are: 1 Child           $20 2 Children     $35 3+ Children   $50 Two ways to register: ONLINE-- Registration details can be found on our parish website under the FAITH FORMATION Tab, About Religious Education-PREP. Registration is fast and easy.&...

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PREP
If you or anyone you know are interested in becoming Catholic…
If you or anyone you know are interested in becoming Catholic… Sessions Begin: Monday September 13th @ 7:00 pm RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.  For those seeking to be initiated into the Catholic church, RCIA is the process of learning about and growing in the Catholic faith and deepening your relationship with Jesus Christ, leading to reception of the sacraments of baptism (if necessary), Confirmation and the Eucharist. If you or anyone you know are interested in joining the Catholic Church, or have questions and want to learn more...

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RCIA

Prayer to Begin a School Year

Posted on August 20, 2021 in: General News

Prayer to Begin a School Year
Start off the school year with a prayer! Our parish is praying for all of our students, families and teachers. Prayer to Begin a School Year/Semester Blessed are you, Lord God, Creator of body and mind and heart; you have sent the Spirit of wisdom and knowledge to guide your people in all their ways. At the beginning of this new school year (or semester/term) we implore your mercy: bless the students, teachers, and staff of SJNRA and all our public schools, that together we may grow in faith, hope, and love as we learn from you and each ot...

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Letter from the Bishop

Posted on August 16, 2021 in: General News

Letter from the Bishop
Letter from the Bishop

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Thank You

Posted on August 10, 2021 in: General News

Thank You
Thank you to so many of our combined parish family: St. Boniface & St. Lawrence Parishioners.  We were blessed with a perfect day for both a Mass outside the church grounds to remember our name sake, St. Lawrence, and a combined parish picnic at the picnic/sports complex. The sun, food, games, special prizes and most of all to be blessed with the presence of both our parish priests, Fr Bill and Fr Bob. Thank you so many times over for all the volunteers that came forward to plan the picnic, to work at the picnic, to share their special food dish and to sh...

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Father Bill's Pastor's Corner

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: Pastor's Corner

Father Bill's Pastor's Corner
August 1 - Some people asked me if my last homily about excluding people was focused on politicians.  No, I'm not concerned about them.  They can protect themselves.  I'm more worried about the vigilantes coming after you and priests.  Where do you draw the line as you judge who is worthy and who is unworthy?  Do we exclude those who are not married formally in the church? or those who fail to accept all teachings?  or those whose lives are on the fringe?  Let's allow people the time to grow, and leave the judging to Christ.

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