29 September 2008

Discover the Mass!

Dear Villagers,

Next Sunday we will be exploring the Mass. Last year we discussed how we could 'live' the Mass- Monday through Saturday! We talked about how the Mass is the starting place for 'whole life worship'.
This year, for the first time ever we will be doing a dry run through of the Mass led by Father Chas! We will delve into the truth that in each part of Holy Mass, we find the summary of God's love for us. Come to learn more about how the Mass has been constructed to lead you deeper in your encounter with Jesus.
Can you share one insight that you have had about the Mass, either taught or learned?


Village News

Next Village 10/5: Exposition of the Mass

Corn Maize Social Friday, 10/3
We're headed to the Talladay Farm Corn Maize, this Friday October 3rd. Permission slips (online) and money are due today, Monday September 29.

Further Pro-Life Reading
US Conference of Catholic Bishops (http://www.usccb.org/)Articles on all Respect Life issues, including Bishop's Statement on Cloning
Right to Life (http://www.rtl.org/)Articles on Abortion Methods, Partial Birth Abortion, RU-486, Debate Resources, and Recent Legislation
National Catholic Bioethic Center'sEnd of Life Guide (www.ncbcenter.org/eol.asp):
Village Fall Retreat: Coming Soon!!!
Fall Retreat comes early this year, October 24-26th! Our Retreat theme is 'Come and See'. Keep your eyes peeled for more information to come!

Attn: Tom P, Robert P, Melissa S, Mike M, Karen D, and Peter W! The Youth Council will be meeting this Saturday 10/4 in the Parish Library at 9:30am. RSVP to Beth.


nemo should come back to village soon said...

hey everybody. sorry i wasn't at village i hope it was a great one. but will you all keep my uncle in your prayers for me? he died today shortly before three pm, and im headed out to virginia for his funeral. please pray for my family and especally my aunt and my uncle's soul
miss you all!!

mr. peters the younger said...

That is extremely sad to hear, you definitely have my prayers.

Requiescat in Pace...

DucInAltumBeth said...

We will definitely keep you all in our prayers... Travel safely!

Minni-Mo said...

Have fun at the corn maize! Get really lost!!! :)

mr. peters the younger said...

We certainly did get lost!

That was great and
there were sooo many people!!!

I must say, the mind tends to get slightly unhinged when you're in a corn-maize for too long :-)

Mr. Martin (Mike) said...

Changing subjects, I get to see Sister Innocence this weekend (for those who don't know, she's my sister, who was a member of the Village before joining a religious order in Washington D.C.) !!!!! I'll be sure to say "Hi" to her from the Village!