Facilities Planning—Time Line for August.
Our process of discernment continues as we evaluate our current facility and look to the future. The meeting of the pillar groups is the next step. Pillar groups #2, Community Gathering and Formation and #4, Direct Service to the Laramie Community will meet on August 27, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Your ideas and comments are valued and welcome. You can be part of this discussion by signing up in Bishop Newell Hall. Pillar group #3, Student Campus Ministry, will begin meeting in September.
Parish Invite to V Encuentro, During the past several weeks, V Encuentro has been evaluating the needs of the catholic Latino community in Laramie and throughout the diocese. Please join as we share the fruits of these discussions with our entire community. Please join us for V Encuentro on Tuesday, August 29 in Bishop Newell Hall. Time to be announced. Email Sandra Loza for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Infant Baptism Preparation
Anyone interested in having their baby baptized needs to attend a baptism preparation session. These sessions explore the meaning of the Sacrament and explain the Rite of Baptism. Spanish sessions will be Tuesday, August 22 at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fireplace Room. Attendance at both is required.
Walk for Peace Pilgrimage is a two day walk from St. Joseph’s parish in Cheyenne to Our Lady of Peace Shrine in Pine Bluff s. Dates for the pilgrimage are Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20. Individuals need to bring overnight camping supplies, walking shoes and good stamina in preparation for a 42 mile walk. For additional information contact Eva Estorga at 307-634-4625 or email: email@example.com or Alberto Enriquez at 307-682-3319 ext. 102 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacon Bryce Lungren’s Ordination Postponed: The priestly ordination for Deacon Bryce Lungren is postponed. Previously, it had been scheduled for August 25. Deacon Bryce is grateful for your continued prayers. Additional information will be forwarded when available.
2017 September Institute
Tuesday – Thursday, September 19-20-21 at the Casper Parkway Plaza The presenter is Sherry Weddell, author of Forming Intentional Disciples. Attendees are encouraged to read her book prior to the Institute. Consider taking part in this diocesan event. Registration materials are available in the parish office.
The 2017 Wyoming Catholic Women’s Retreat will be on Friday, September 29, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 30, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (lunch provided) at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Casper, hosted by the women of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. The keynote speaker will be Sarah Hart. She will be sharing her insights on the “Nuances of the Fruits of the Spirit.” Early registration fee is $50 by Saturday, September 16 or $60 after the 16th. All women are welcome to join in this uplifting experience of faith, growth, and fellowship. To register, please call Patt Spaulding at 307-266-1095.
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