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The Medford Catholic Women’s Club is offering two scholarships to any Medford Catholic girl who will be entering either College or Nursing School in the Fall. Applications are available at most high schools or by calling Jerri DiClemente, 781-391-5048. All information is kept strictly confidential.
Please join us on Oct 13th for the first of the season, Sat Knight Supper after the 4pm Mass in the Parish Center. The dinner will be Italian Buffett with dessert. We will be selling tickets for the dinner after all Masses on the weekends of Sept 29th & Oct 6th. Tickets will be $10 Adults/$5 children under 12 years old. No tickets will be sold at the door on the night of the dinner.
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*Information was mailed home – please call if you have not received a packet
May 21 – Sunday 5PM Mass and a presentation following in the Parish Center
Thank you in advance for your positive spirit and cooperation!
First Friday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place following the 8AM Mass on the First Friday of each month and will continue through the year.
The next Food Pantry weekend for donations is October 6th and 7th. Non-perishable foods are always welcomed as well as monetary donations. Suggested items include pancake mix, canned fruits and vegetables, applesauce, peanut butter, cereals, dried beans, soups, crackers, etc. Monetary donations are accepted as well. Thanks for your continued support to help our Medford citizens in need.
The Pantry is in need of personal care items at this time – soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, etc.
On behalf of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and the Saint Raphael Food Pantry, we would like to thank the many people and organizations that have reached out and helped fee the needy throughout the Medford Community. This includes the people we see every Tuesday at the Food Pantry; the Medford Senior Center, the Alzheimer’s Day Care Center and the Women’s Shelter. We fed over 8000 in 2016!
We are grateful to the following: Saint Raphael School, the Brooks and Columbus Schools, Super Stop and Shop, Stop and Shop Winchester, Whole Foods, Roche Brothers, Panera Bread and Pastry, Magnificent Muffin Shop, Lyndell’s Bakery, Ulla’s Danish Pastry, La Patisserie Bakery, Roberto Fruit, Kiwanis Club, Rotary Club, East Boston Savings Bank, Luminaire Apartments, Arbella Insurance, Medford Architects, and many individual benefactors.
Thank you kindly for your support!
Saint Raphael Food Pantry
As we begin a new season, your prayerful support is requested as we continue to pray daily for all of the intentions placed in the Book of Prayer. Our group meets the First and Third Thursday of the month – 7:30 PM in the Church. A warm welcome to all.
The next available Baptismal Catechesis will be held in the Church at 10:15 AM, July 15th for parents interested in having their child baptized on July 22nd. Anyone interested in Baptizing their child this month should call the Parish Office: 781-488-5444.
Catechesis July 15
Baptism July 22
Catechesis August 11
Baptism August 18
The Senior Drop In Center is open 9:30AM – 3PM. All are welcome to stop by.
During the year through Spring, there is a Wednesday gentle exercise class at 10AM followed by yoga at 11 AM. Each class is $3 or you can take both classes for $5.
TheBook Club meets monthly on the second Friday of each month, from 10-noon.
I’ve Been Thinking – by Maria Shriver
Please contact : Mary Lewis, 781-393-5665, email is firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
>> Knitting Circle continues on Thursdays from 1-3 PM.