SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
8:00, 9:30, & 11:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 11, 18 & 25
Stations of the Cross and Soup Suppers:
The Stations of the Cross will be celebrated at 5:30pm with a light soup supper to follow.
FRIDAY, MARCH 6
First Friday this month will be on March 6.
Masses will be celebrated at 8:15am and at 12:10pm. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 8:15 Mass, with reposition at noon prior to 12:10 Mass.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MARCH 7-8
Regular collection for the Holy Family Food Pantry.
Please bring your food donations to the Gathering Space. Thank you for your support all year long to this very important ministry.
Please Note: The Holy Family Food Pantry is also accepting donations for Easter Food Baskets. Items they are in need of for the baskets: pancake mix & syrup, sugar, jello, pudding mix, coffee or tea, egg noodles, cake mix, potatoes (boxed is fine), muffin mix, peanut butter, jelly, canned fruit, toilet paper, bar soap, Easter candy, hot chocolate mix, pop tarts, small hams, margarine, and eggs. Catholic Charities expects to provide over 300 Easter food baskets. Food can be dropped off at the Holy Family Food Pantry on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8 am and 12:30pm to the north delivery door. The Holy Family Food Pantry is located at 120 S. 11th Street.
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
10th and Final St. Agnes Parish Auction.
Help us make this the best auction ever! Hope to see you there! Tickets still available at the parish (793-1330) or school(793-1370) offices.
SUNDAY, MARCH 15
Calvary Cemetery Spring Clean-Up:
Please remove ALL decorations that you would like to save by March 15th. All decorations will be removed during the period of March 16-31. The cemetery crew will begin spring clean-up early morning on Monday, March 16. Spring/Summer decorations may be placed beginning April 1. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the cemetery office at 523-3726.
Young at Heart (YAH) Events*
MONDAY, MARCH 23
Potluck and Mayoral candidates panel.
This event will be in the Parish Hall with the social at 5:30pm followed by dinner at 6:00pm. The main course will be chicken and the cost is $4.00 per person. Please bring a dish to share. The Mayoral panel will begin at approximately 6:35pm. This event is co-sponsored with the Christ the King's Over 50 Club. Sign-ups for this event will be after all Masses the weekends of March 14-15 and March 21-22. Those interested in the Mayoral Panel only are welcome also, again the panel will begin at 6:35pm.
*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
Even though we have entered a new calendar year, one can still make a pledge or contribution to the 2014 Annual Catholic Services Appeal, the yearly fundraiser provides for a number of ministries and services carried out by our Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. A contribution helps our parish in the long-run! If you need a pledge/contribution card, simply contact the Parish Office (793-1330).