The holiday season is over, but things don't slow down for the St. Paschal Community in 2017.
The Adult Faith Formation Committee is meeting to implement this year's LENTEN PROGRAM called "Living the Lord's Prayer." It will be a small-group discussion like the past years based on a book by Fr. Albert' Haase, OFM.
Sign-ups begin JANUARY 21/22 at Mass. The sessions begin about a month later.
BAPTISM CLASS for parents of children to be baptized takes place on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the school.
FIRST RECONCILIATION (the Sacrament of Penance) will happen on
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28.
The TASTE OF ST. PASCHAL (our annual parish-wide pot luck) will be WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 at 6:30 p.m.
WORLD MARRIAGEDAY will be celebrated the weekend of FEBRUARY 11/12. All married couples are welcome to renew their marriage vows.
The ANNUAL DIOCESAN APPEAL will be held the weekend of FEBRUARY 25/26.
ASH WEDNESDAY (the beginning of Lent) this year is on MARCH 1.
So there is plenty going on as we make our way through 2017!!
Fr. Frank Coens, OFM
Our Mission Statement
Centered on the Gospel of the Lord, we West Ouachita Catholics are a community committed to being a positive and life-giving presence to one another and to our world - a presence witnessed by our vibrant worship, our deep love for the poor, our heartfelt concern for the spiritual growth of Catholics of all ages, and our cordial welcome of everyone we meet. We are further committed to help each church member discover and develop their God-given talents for ministry, in the imitation of Jesus Christ.