Announcements & Upcoming Events


Christmas Poinsettia Donation:  Please see Ms. Jeanette Nelson or Dr. Rosemarie Word to complete the Memorial or Honorarium Form for your loved one(s). Donation: $12. Deadline is this Sunday, December 18.


Christmas Mass Schedule:  The Christmas Eve Masses will be held at St. Raphael at 4:00 p.m. and at St. Peter at 8:00 p.m.  The Christmas Day Masses will be held at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter and 2:00 p.m. at St. Justin.


Special Collections:  The Collection at all Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be for the Clergy Welfare Fund.  This fund provides retirement and health care benefits to retired and infirm priests in our Diocese.  Please share with them the generosity that they continue to share with us.      


Parish Council Meeting:  Members of the Parish Council will meet on Tuesday, December 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the library.


2017 Church Fellowship List:  If you want to be added to/removed from the list or you want to give a donation, please know that we need host/hostesses in January, February, and March.  Please contact the office immediately.


Annual Mardi Gras Ball:  Tickets are available in the office.  Cost: $20 each.  Please help to make this a successful fundraiser on Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.


Finding Your YES to God:  A Women’s Religious Vocation Discernment Retreat will be held January 6-7 at the Diocesan Pastoral Center.  Come see that Sisters are Real People!    The free retreat is for young women 16-35 years of age.  Registration deadline is January 2.  For more information see or contact Sr. Joan Pytlik, or 501-664-0340, ext. 384.


Mass Intentions:  Mass request envelopes can be found at the front church entrance.  A donation of $10 is appreciated.