14/15 September Announcements

DR Festival – Today after 11am Mass 

The Traveling Chalice Program was established to promote prayers for religious vocations including the Priesthood, Diaconate, and Religious Brothers and Sisters.  We are called to pray for those already ordained, for those in formation and for those who are discerning. There will be an opportunity to sign up to host the chalice at the Divine Redeemer Festival on September 15.   

DR School Annual Gala  - Our annual gala is right around the corner and we have some exciting things happening this year!  Our theme is Shake Rattle and Roll into Catholic Education and, like always, the casual, fun-filled evening will include dinner, a silent and live auction, dancing and fellowship.  The event will take place on November 2 at the Elks Lodge on North Nevada.  Doors open at 5:30. Tickets are $45 each for open seating and $450 for a reserved table of 8. Tickets will go on sale beginning September 14th As part of our gala students will be selling raffle tickets after mass. Tickets are $10 each and prizes are as follows: 1st-$5000 2nd $2500 3rd and 4th $1000 each and 5th $500. Please help support this great cause. The committee is still in need of auction baskets.  If you would like to donate individual items or complete baskets, please bring them to the school office and complete a donation form.  Please keep the value of completed baskets to $75 or less.  Thank you in advance for your generosity! 

PTCO restaurant fundraiser - Wednesday, September 18 from 4-8PM Panera  3120 New Center Point location. A percentage of your check comes back to the school! Must present flyer at time of purchase (see bulletin). 

Baptismal Preparation Class - The September Baptism Class is delayed until next Sunday, September 23rd following  the 8:00 AM Mass.  Please contact the office to sign up for the class.

Biblical School - It’s not too late to sign up for the Biblical School that meets on Wednesday in the Community Center at 6:30pm. The program may not be back to our parish for many years, so don’t miss out! Pick up a brochure at one of the parish entrances to learn more. 

RCIA - Weekly RCIA sessions are on Tuesdays at 7:00pm in the All Saints Center. Anyone is encouraged to attend. This is a place to ask questions and seek understanding. 

Parish School of Religion (PSR) & Confirmation resumes this Sunday at 9:30am with a Family meeting in the All Saints Center. Confirmation parent meeting will be held Sunday in the All Saints Center after the 11am Mass. 

SAVE THE DATE: PRIESTHOOD SUNDAY - The Divine Redeemer Vocations Committee invites you to celebrate our Priests and Bishops on Priesthood Sunday, September 29.  This day is set aside to reflect upon and affirm the role of the Priesthood in the life of the Church as a central oneThere will be a reception following the 11:00 AM Mass.  The committee willi be collecting Spiritual Bouquets for Father Jason, Father Sean McCann, Bishop Sheridan and retired Bishop Hanifen during the month of September. Please pick up blue Spiritual Bouquet cards at the end the pews available through September 28.  Fill out a card for each Priest or Bishop to whom you would like to give a Spiritual Bouquet as a promise to pray for him.  Return the cards to Divine Redeemer Church and place them in the designated baskets in the narthex and at the exits no later than September 28. 

Server Training - Server training for new and current servers will take place on Sunday, September 29 at 9:45am in the church by the altar. 

Speaker  - Richard A. Lentz with Brother to Brother Ministries. Will be speaking about St. Paul Street Evangelization.- after Mass. Joins us.