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Reverendísimo John Noonan

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St. Jude Catholic Community


We are a church that believes in Jesus, a church that loves God and people

We have a strong sense of community with parishioners.



Fr. Raúl Valdez

Pastor/Parochial Administrator



“We welcome visitors at our Church, St. Jude Catholic Community and would love to have you join us for prayer this weekend. If you wish to serve God and people, please check out the ministries that have an immediate need for volunteers.

We invite anyone and everyone to attend our Sunday gatherings to celebrate God in song, scripture and prayer..”

Things Happening in the Community

Kids Corner

We are putting some things in each weekly bulletin for the kids to do during the week.  Just click on the "Kids Corner" picture above and it will show you this weeks page.  If you like it, just download it and print it out for the kids.

VBS Volunteers

St. Jude VBS Volunteers Needed… “It’s not only Service for others, it’s fun!
Who - if you are in grades 7th-to 12th
What - would like to help with our Vacation Bible School
When - June 6,7,8,9,10/ Time? 9 to 12 noon
Where - St. Jude Catholic Community
Why - have fun working with children ages 5 to 9
Please call Mrs. Martin at Saint Jude: 352-347-0154

Confirmation

Confirmation - May 15, 2022
Blessings and Congratulations on our Confirmation Students, may God always keep you in His Care.

IsabellaKevinCamilaJanellKaylaAngel - Jasmine - Enid - Marangelys

Our Catholic Appeal

Women's Circle

ST. JUDE WOMEN’S CIRCLE Our meetings are the Second Monday of each month from 1-3pm @ the Church. All women of St. Jude’s are invited to attend. Any questions about SJWC contact Louise Mazuchowski @ 518-569-2525.

Easter Flowers

Easter Flowers
In your April Envelopes there is an envelope for Easter Flower Offering. Please complete your envelope with the names of those you would like remembered during the Easter Season and place them in the collection basket. These envelopes will be placed at the Altar. There are also envelopes in the pews.  Thank You

On-Line Studies

Bored at Home - Take an On-Line Study - We have 6 studies now available on line. Gospel of John - Wisdom: God's Vision for Life - Biblical Walk Thru the Mass - Fulfilled: Biblical Foundations of Catholicism - Why We Believe - Wives do What?!. This is your chance to learn more about your faith from the comfort of your couch. Just click the image above to get started.

Year of the Family

May's video:

Workbook

New Summer Hours

New Office Hours
Starting on Friday, May 27th the office will be closing at noon.  New hours are: Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-4:00 PM and Friday 9:00AM-12 Noon.

Vacation Bible School

Envelopes

Offertory Envelopes
If you are giving online and no longer wish to receive offertory envelopes, please let us know.  Also, if you are leaving for the summer, please notify the office and we can stop your envelopes while you are away. Please consider using our online giving portal at www.judeparish.org. Please assist us by putting your envelope number on your check memo line.

Small Christian Community

The group meets every Tuesday at 1:00 PM in conference room 4 at the parish center.  Masks and social distancing is required.  If you would like to host a Small Christian Community meeting in English or Spanish, please call the parish office.

Bulletin Help

As we shared earlier due to supply issues beyond our control, we are now producing our church bulletin in house. It takes a team of volunteers to get this done on a weekly basis. We are glad to be receiving many compliments on the new bulletin format. We are needing ads to help offset the costs of the bulletin. We are looking for someone to assist with this project. If you have skills or experience in acquiring advertising and/or designing ads your gifts are needed. Call or email the church office. If you would like to have an ad for your business in the bulletin, please let us know that as well.

Anointing of the Sick Mass

We invite you to participate in the Anointing of the Sick Mass which will be celebrated on the first Tuesday of every month at 5:00PM, our next Mass is on June 7th.  One may wonder what illnesses are considered serious enough to receive the Anointing of the Sick. Any physical, mental or spiritual problem are reasons to come receive the healing touch of the sacrament of the sick.  For more info call the parish office during normal office hours.

Fr. Raul Anniversary - May 29th

Father Raul’s 18th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination – May 29th

May God bless you and all you have achieved and will continue to achieve. Enjoy your special day with those that are dear to you. Warm and loving congratulations on your 18th anniversary in the priesthood. Thank you for your years of service to God and his people”.

How to congratulate Fr Raul on his Ordination Anniversary:  1- Reach out and shake the hand of a priest celebrating an ordination anniversary. 2- Send a congratulatory card to signal that you consider your priest's ordination to be a cause for recognition. 3- Bring a small gift to the priest's office to commemorate the anniversary. Deliver a cup of coffee, if that is a favorite thing, to the office in the morning. Offer to take your priest out to breakfast or lunch to celebrate the special day. 4- Telephone to express your congratulations on your priest's ordination anniversary. Leave a cheerful message.

Food Pantry

"Weekend of Divine Providence”

Support the St. Jude Food Pantry
The first weekend of each month, at all Masses, will be dedicated to providing food for those in need. WE NEED YOUR HELP. We are asking that all of our families drop nonperishable food items in the St. Teresa of Calcutta food collection box (in the foyer of the church). Please continue to pray for and support those struggling families in our community as we share what we have with our brothers and sisters in Christ.  Our current food needs are below:

Baked Beans  -Pasta Beans, canned and dried - Ramen Noodles - Canned Fruit - Rice - Canned Potatoes, Soup, Stew & Chili - Canned tuna, chicken, spam, ham - Spaghetti O’s - Cereal - Spaghetti Sauce - Jam or Jelly - Tea & Coffee - Mac and cheese 

Cleaning Crew

Cleaning of the Church
We are in need of volunteers to help on Mondays after the 8AM Mass to clean the church. This is light cleaning, such as vacuuming, dusting and straightening any envelopes in the back of the pews. If you feel called to serve in this ministry, please come to the 8AM Mass on Mondays or call the office at 352-347-0154. We extend our gratitude to the ladies that take the time to clean the church for all of us.

Musicians Needed

Has God Blessed You with The Gift of Music?  If so, please contact the church office. We are always looking for musicians (Guitar, Piano and Organ just to name a few) and choir members for all masses.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will meet every third Saturday of the month 10 AM at St Jude Catholic Community.

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