SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
8:00, 9:30, & 11:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving Day Mass will be at 9:00am, there will be NO 8:15am Mass.
The Parish Office will close Wednesday, November 26, and will re-open Monday, December 1.
There will be NO Share the Word on November 30.
TUESDAY-TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18-25
St. Agnes School will host a Scholastic Book Fair in the school library.
Parish families are invited to stop in and shop Book Fair. It will be open the evenings of Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th from 3:00pm until 7:00pm while conferences are in progress.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Trivia Night in the St. Agnes School gym, doors open at 6:30pm.
This fun event includes 10 rounds of trivia, Heads & Tails and a 50/50 raffle. Concessions and libations available for purchase. $10.00 per person/10 people per table. Register by email: email@example.com.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22-23
Its Poinsettia Time
St. Agnes 8th Grade Class will be taking orders after all Masses. They are available in red, white, pink, and marble for $13.00 each.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22-23
The 29th Annual "Breadline Sunday" to benefit St. John's Breadline.
Loaves of bread will be available after all Masses. Suggested donation of a loaf of bread is $4.00.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14
Christmas "Angel Tree" will be in the Gathering Space.
Please take a card from the tree, purchase one or more items from that category, and bring your unwrapped gifts back to the tree in the Gathering Space. Our goal is to provide at least 500 gifts for families in need. The deadline for returning the gifts is December 14. If you have any questions, call the Church Office, 793-1330.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23
African Ensemble of Central Illinois
Will be with us to lead music during the 11:30am Liturgy.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29-30
Special Collection for St. Martin de Porres food pantry at all Masses.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30
The Season of Advent begins on Sunday, November 30.
This marks the First Sunday of Advent and the beginning of the new Church year.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - MONDAY, DECEMBER 8
Novena to the Immaculate Conception at Christ the King Church.
The theme is "Mary Through the Eyes of Pope Francis." Novena starts each evening at 7:00pm. Fr. Bob Jallas will be leading the Novena on Monday, December 1.
Young at Heart (YAH) Events*
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Potluck in the Parish Hall at 5:30pm
The Guest speaker is Dr. Kevin Vost, a St Agnes parishioner who will be speaking on Memory and Spirituality. All are invited. Cost is $4.00 per person, please bring a dish to share.
*Young at Heart has volunteers to provide rides to those who are unable to drive the events. If you need a ride, please call John Blean at 217-626-1567 or Ron Kuhn at 217-726-7106.
Are you seeking a parish community in which to pray, to learn and to be of service to others? Our doors and hearts are open to you.
Founded in 1888, St. Agnes Parish is one of the largest Catholic churches in the Springfield diocese and enjoys an actively involved community. For more information and to become a member of the Parish you may stop by the rectory office Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Or, for your convenience, you may register by phone by calling 217-793-1330. We're thankful that God has sent you to us.
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"Growing Communities of Faith"
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age." — Matthew 28: 19-20
Dear St. Agnes Parishioners:
At a time of the year when there are many appeals, Thanks to all who have made a pledge/contribution to the 2014 Annual Catholic Services Appeal. The Appeal funds the ministries and services provided by our Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. If you haven't already, please make a contribution to the Appeal. It is your contribution that helps our diocese carry out its mission - and is a help to our parish as well. Please call the parish office , 793-1330 (Fr. Bob) if you need a pledge card.