Fr. Bianco's Message for the Week: August 27, 2021

Dear Cathedral Parishioners,

It is hard to believe that summer is winding down and our Cathedral school students return to class this Monday, August 30th.  I enjoyed speaking to the school teachers this past week while they were attending their in service days at the parish center.  I saw some familiar faces and some new ones, and I even noticed some new teachers who were students at the School of the Cathedral when I was an associate pastor here.  Please pray for our students, teachers, administrators, and staff as they begin the school year next week that they will have a safe, fun, spirit-filled, and successful academic year.

This is a final reminder that Summer Splash is this Sunday, August 29th from 11:15 AM – 3:00 PM at Grace United Methodist Church.  This event is for kids from ages pre-K through 5th grade.  Please sign your children up for the event.

Finally, this is the time when many of us go on our final vacation for the summer months.  Please know how much I look forward to seeing many more of you at Mass and around campus after the Labor Day holiday.  Mass attendance has been growing every week during the summer and I am very excited to see and speak with more and more of you as summer wanes.  You remain in my prayers every day, and I ask a share in your prayers as well.

May God bless you.

Father Louis A. Bianco


The Next Ten:

Sunday, 8/29, Summer Splash

Thursday, 9/2, Family Faith Formation Parent Info Session

Friday, 9/3, Parish Center closes at 2:00PM

Saturday, 9/4, First Saturday Devotions, 7AM, St. Joseph Chapel

Sunday, 9/5, Family Faith Formation Parent Info Session

Monday, 9/6, Labor Day Mass at 8:15AM; Parish Center closed

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