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Online Giving Now Available
Online Giving is now available for parishioners with WeShare, an easy and convenient way to save time and support the church. Donating is simple, safe, and completely secure.
With WeShare, you can set up a recurring weekly or monthly transaction using your checking, savings, or credit card account. You can decide how much to give to any collection and make changes any time, day or night. Plus, you can leave your checkbook at home on Sundays.
If you would like to enroll in Online Giving, please visit icccbly.weshareonline.org . If you have any questions or concerns about the program or would like help setting up your account, please call our parish office at 762-2506.
"Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you." --Luke 6:38
The Offertory Collection is used for the day-to-day operation of the parish and its programs. You may set up a one-time or recurring donation to our parish.
Visit https://icccbly.weshareonline.org/ to donate
Annual Christmas Dinner
Sunday, December 10th, 11:30-2 pmAdults $12, Children $5 and under 5 are free. The menu will consist of the traditional holiday meal, turkey, dressing and all the trimmings. Tickets are now on sale in the parish office. Please sell as many as you can. Volunteers are needed to work the day of the dinner; each parishioner is asked to bring 2 desserts for the Sweet Shop on Saturday morning (December 9th). Please call Peggy Lemons at 740-6613 if you can bake a 20+ pound turkey. Turkeys needs to be baked in a browning bag will all juice left in the bag. Turkeys should be warm, not hot, or cold because they are hard to carve. Dining room volunteers are asked to contact Mary Ann Garren at 740-7436.
NATIONAL RETIREMENT FUND
NATIONAL RETIREMENT FUND FOR THE RELIGIOUS COLLECTION IS SUNDAY, DEC. 3, 2017
Elderly Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests need your help. Many served for years in Catholic schools, hospitals, and parishes—often for little to no pay. Now there is a shortage in retirement savings. Your gift to the Retirement Fund for Religious provides funding for medications, nursing care, and more. Please give to those who have given a lifetime.
Retirement Fund for Religious
National Religious Retirement Office
P.O. Box 96988
Washington DC 20090-6988
Donation form to accompany your gift
Famous Passion Play pilgrimage set for 2020
Arkansas Catholic is hosting an 11-day pilgrimage to see the world-famous Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany, in June 2020. This event only happens every 10 years so tickets are highly coveted. Pilgrims will also visit Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Father Erik Pohlmeier will be the spiritual director. Only 42 seats are available so sign up today. An informational meeting will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 10 at St. John Center in Little Rock. Read the recent article in the Arkansas Catholic here.
*RSVP for the meeting at 2020pilgrimage.eventbrite.com. For details or to sign up, visit arkansas-catholic.org or call Kathy Primm at Sue Smith Vacations at (501) 771-0987.
Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal
Did you know that your CASA offerings are a source of funding for the education of our Seminarians? Our faithful support helps provide the best in intellectual, personal and spiritual training and education that all our seminarians deserve. They have given everything for us and the Church do we owe them any less than the best that we can give/Become a Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal supporter..
Visit their website at http://www.dolr.org/casa
Our Volunteers Are Valuable
We have always known that the many parishioners who volunteer to serve in our various parish organizations and ministries are most valuable. Now we have confirmation. Based on the average hourly wage, experts currently estimate that one hour of volunteer time is worth $17.55. However, to us your volunteer time is invaluable. Through the gifts of time and talent that our parishioners so and feet of Jesus Christ here in Blytheville, Arkansas. Many thanks to all those faithful and generous stewards who volunteer in our parish! Your time is worth everything to us! If you have not completed our Time & Talent questionnaire, please do so. It is helpful in determining where you would feel most comfortable serving. Forms can be picked up in the vestibule.
Are you registered?
Did you know that demographic studies estimate that more than 1/3 of all Catholics are not registered in a parish? If you are not registered in our parish, please consider doing so. Also, please encourage your friends and family to register!
Registering is important because:
St. Joseph's Kitchen
Please pray for the continued success of St. Joseph’s soup kitchen. Volunteers are always needed and welcome. Come join us Sunday’s from 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P. M.
Help us make a difference in this world by helping those less fortunate.
We can use help on several of our teams. Please contact Susan Dryer if you can help.