This page will contain items not included in the current bulletin and/or included for emphasis/importance.
SAFETY FIRST !
Please SLOW DOWN when entering or leaving the Church grounds. Observe the MAX SPEED LIMIT of 10 mph, follow the Arrows and posted traffic signs, and WATCH-OUT FOR OLDER PARISHIONERS, CHILDREN, AND TRAFFIC CUTTING THROUGH OUR PARKING LOTS. Hold-on to your children coming out of Church AND CCD! Thank you for your assistance and cooperation.
PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND & JORDAN / (Start making your plans)...
Spiritual Director: Father Richard O'Rourke, KHS, St. Paul Chong Hasang, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Dates: September 1 - 12, 2018
Cost: $3,600 per person, Round-Air from Austin, TX
Includes: 1st Class Hotels, Double Occupancy, 2 meals a day (Breakfast & Dinner)
Daily Sight-seeing, Daily Mass, Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges, Tips for Guides & Drivers
Tour Coordinator: Paul Neault - 254-449-3522 / Lneault@embarqmail.com
Tour Company: www.nativitypilgrimage.com, 1300 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Ste. 125, Houston, TX 77032 / Email firstname.lastname@example.org / 1-844-400-9559.
Confirmation Mass - May 27th at 4:30 pm (Reception to follow in New Parish Center / All parishioners are welcome to attend).
Catechist Gathering - May 30th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Parish Council Meeting - June 4th at 6:30 pm in New Parish Center.
Walk for Life June 9th from 8:30 am to 10:00 am at Harker Heights Community Park. To Register as a Walker: https://www.texasallianceforlife.org/walk-life/ .
Youth Mass - June 17th at 9:00 a.m.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST...
will be served on Sunday, June 3, 2018 in the New Parish Center.
St. Paul has a Family Room located inside the Church, just to the right of the Altar as viewed from the pews. The room is equipped with chairs, space for walking around, a restroom, and a diaper changing area. A darkened glass wall subdues sound within and permits a full view of the Mass. Installed speakers relay everything said on the Altar.
TEXAS HEAT - SUMMER ATTIRE...
Please remember to wear appropriate (modest) clothing for worshipping the Lord in Church. Clothing such as cut-off or short-shorts, strapless or spaghetti strap dresses or halter tops (without a cardigan or wrap over the shoulders) that reveal undergarments, bare midriffs, or plunging necklines would not be considered acceptable. Let us offer Holy God the best we can. Thank you for your cooperation.
ETHICS AND INTEGRITY IN MINISTRY:
All Parish organizations need to provide the Parish EIM Coordinator (Donna Perry/254.526.0202) with a list of new member names to facilitate screening to determine if all are in compliance with EIM Workshop requirements; e.g. Attend Initial Workshop and a refresher workshop every three years thereafter for as long as they continue to be a volunteer.
New Volunteers: (Note - Please go online to www.austindiocese.org to complete an EIM Application + Background Check and then register for the Workshop you want to attend. Please contact Donna if you need assistance.) Pending workshops: June 3d, St. Mary's Catholic School, 1019 S. 7th St., Temple from 1 pm - 3 pm. / June 6th, St. Mary's Catholic School, 1019 S. 7th St., Temple, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. / Both sessions will meet in the Regina Caeli Room.
ARMOR OF GOD CATHOLIC RADIO...
Starting in June, a new local Catholic Radio station will be broadcasting on 106.9FM. Armor of God is a fully listener supported station and seeks the help of its audience. For more information, to volunteer, and to view sample programming please visit: www.ArmorofGodRadio.com or call Tom McNew at 254.371.7566. Underwriting opportunities are available.
LADIES OF CHARITY THRIFT SHOP:
The Thrift Shop is now ready to receive your charitable contributions. The shop is located at 1005 S. Ann Blvd., Harker Heights, TX.
Hours of Operation: Tue. & Thurs. (9:30 am - 2:30 pm); Wed. (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm); 1st Sat. of the month (9:30 am - 2:30 pm).
NEW PARISHIONERS...PLEASE NOTE:
If you are new to the Parish, please take some time after Mass to introduce your family to our Pastor, Fr. Richard. Thank you, and Welcome!
If you make cash donations to the Church, you must use a "numbered envelope" in order to receive a yearly Contribution Tax Letter. Please contact the Parish Office at 254-698-4110 to request your envelopes. Thank you.
Please submit your Bulletin Announcements & Mass Intentions to our Parish Secretary, Debra, at email@example.com. Deadline for submissions is Monday by 1:00 pm.
The "SECRETARY'S OFFICE" is located in the "Old Parish Hall."
Our "BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR'S" office remains on the west-side of the Associate Pastor's house (east of the Old Parish Hall).
ONLINE GIVING - WeShare IS Here!!
St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church has made Online Giving available for parishioners who would like to donate to our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. We are utilizing this technology for the well-being and growth of our parish community and to make stewardship easier than ever. There is NO cost to the parishioner to participate in the WeShare Online Giving program. It is easy to allocate different amounts for different Parish collections, and view complete, accurate financial records at any time. You can set up a one-time or recurring donation, and can get started in just three easy steps at WeShare Online Giving (or see below) to set up a recurring or one-time donation.
For questions, please contact Cris at 254-220-7367 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
NEW PARISH CENTER INFORMATION:
If anyone is interested in reserving a room in the New Parish Center, or has questions, please call Evan Gay (698-2027 or 254-698-4110).