Immaculate Conception

Announcements

Parish Rosary for Election - Oct 3 - Nov 3

We will pray the Rosary as a parish for the upcoming elections. These 30 days will be a time for penance, sacrifice and fasting (if able).

Novena of Masses for President Trump

Father Gordon will celebrate a novena of Masses for President Donald Trump in the days leading up to the elections beginning Sunday Oct. 25th through Nov. 2nd.

All Night Adoration - October 30—31

Day Light Savings Time ends November 1st.

All Night Adoration From 7 p.m. Friday until 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Sign up in vestibule.

All Saints Day Party, Procession - November 1

All Saints Day Party, Procession After 11 a.m. Mass. Sign up for potluck luncheon. Games, saint costume contest, candy and prizes.

St. Monica Sodality - November 3

St. Monica Sodality Prayers for conversions to the Holy Faith held after Mass monthly.

First Friday Devotion - November 6

Litany of the Sacred Heart, Act of Reparation after Mass.

First Friday Home School Activity - November 6

Pot Luck after 8 a.m. Mass for school children. Contact Andrea Hale at Andrea.Hale2010@gmail.com

First Saturday Devotion - November 7

Monthly Devotion with Confession, Mass, Holy Communion, with a 15-minute meditation on one of the mysteries of the Holy Rosary. Rosary to follow in reparation for sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Veteran's Day Mass - November 11

Denver Archbishop Aquila will livestream a Mass in honor of veterans at 6:15 p.m. Goto Archden.org/livestream for link.

Appointments with Father

When scheduling appointments with Fr. Gordon, it is imperative to call the parish office to set a date and time. He is unable to accept drop-in appointments or make appointments in the hall.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed to clean the church. To join our merry band of housekeepers call (719) 651-8135.

Hostess Crew Volunteers

We need volunteers to serve as hostesses for the 10:30 a.m. post-Mass brunch. If you could please help out, please contact Mrs. Jill Demian at 719-579-9439.

Seeking Additional Organists

We need more organists to help with the music. People willing to help, who can play the organ or who are decent pianists, please contact the parish office or Mr. James Sullivan.

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARD TO PURITY - Family on-line protection

The following filters are very useful against the impurity that is invading today ' s mass means of communication: These filters can be found on the following web-sites: chastity.com, covenanteyes.com, and thevictoryapp.com.

Choir

Mr. Sullivan is always looking for new members to come and be a part of the Parish Choir. We are especially looking for more male voices be part of the choir. The minimum age requirement for the adult choir is 14 and up. If you are interested in joining the choir, please contact Mr. Sullivan.

St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish Library - Fran Rutherford, Librarian

Our parish library is now open between both Masses on each Sunday. The St. Catherine of Alexandria library has multiple copies of Father Peyton ' s Rosary Prayer Book and other books on the rosary available for checkout during the month of October which is the month of the Holy Rosary. Fr. Peyton founded the Family Rosary Crusade after World War II, and his book has been a favorite of countless thousands for inspiration in praying the family rosary. Free copies of St. Louis de Montfort ' s Secret of the Rosary are also available just for stopping in. Come by and take advantage of what your parish library has to offer.

Lost and Found Items

Parishioners please check the Lost & Found box at the entry of the church for any possible lost items that might belong to you. The box is starting to fill up!

Confraternity Newsletter

Copies of Cum Petro, the newsletter of the Confraternity of St. Peter are available in the vestibule.

Confraternity of St. Peter

The Confraternity is a society which gathers those who feel close to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and who wish to support its charism through prayers and sacrifices. Thus the Confraternity contributes to the Service of the Church through supporting numerous vocations, the sanctification of priests and their pastoral endeavors. More information and enrollment forms are available in the vestibule or online.

Parish Clothing Exchange

Anita McCowen is coordinating the parish clothing exchange. Due to limited space, please leave only clothing and no other items. Clean, gently used clothing may be placed in one of the boxes under the table at the entrance of the church. Clothes may be chosen after Mass in the basement in the second room on the right.