Know the Positions of the Presidential Candidates
Know the position of the presidential candidates – In keeping with its mission to educate and inform Catholics and assist the faithful with their responsibility to participate in political life, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops has released its 2016 presidential voter guide, Know the Positions of the Presidential Candidates. This was created to help voters form their consciences before casting their ballots, the positions of the presidential candidates on several key issues have been compiled from policies, public statements, official and campaign websites and other resources. These issues do not represent a complete list of issues that may be of importance to Catholics. This may be found on the diocesan website or click on link below.
Joshua Johnson Memorial Scholarship
The Knights of Columbus will once again be sponsoring a scholarship competition for high school seniors who are planning to pursue their education beyond high school. Applications for the Joshua Johnson Memorial Scholarship are available online at our parish website (see link below), or paper copies are available in the parish office. Completed applications and all supporting documents must be postmarked no later than November 30, 2016.
If you would like to donate flowers for the altar for Sunday Masses, perhaps in memory of someone or for a special occasion like an anniversary, please call Donna at Say It with Flowers, 239-573-5252. The flowers will remain on the altar through the week. There will also be an announcement in the bulletin.
40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil
St. Katharine Drexel parish is participating in 40 Days for Life which is a multidenominational peaceful prayer vigil in an effort to turn hearts & minds back to God & away from abortion. Our Respect Life Ministry will be participating in Fort Myers at the Planned Parenthood (College Parkway and Winkler) on the following dates from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Fri., October 28, Fri., November 4, Sat., November 5. We hope that you will join us for just an hour, more if you can.
All Soul’s Day Mass
All Soul’s Day Mass will be on Nov. 2 at 7 pm. If you have a loved one who was a parishioner and has died since Oct. 15, 2015, please call in their name to Betty. (Number in the bulletin). If you leave a voicemail, please spell name if necessary and leave a telephone number. If you have a loved one that has died and you wish to remember them (parishioner or not) at the Mass, also call Betty. All names will be read out loud and you will be welcome to come to the tables in front of the altar and light a candle.
This year we will be studying the “Doors of Mercy” and God’s Covenant with us. You have a choice of times to join us. Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesdays at 11 am or Thursdays at 7:30 pm. We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions, call Teri at 2...Read More
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation) is the faith formation of those desiring to enter into full communion in the Catholic faith through the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. This experience is a spiritual journey. Through Scriptur...Read More