Our Parish News

Creation Care Team 2017 Accomplishments

2017 Accomplishments to Celebrate
Mercy to Earth Sunday – April
Climate Choices Forum – May
Formed a Creation Care Team with Catholic Climate Covenant
Monthly meetings complete with prayer and reflection
World Day of Prayer for Creation Ecumenical Prayer Celebration – Sept. 1
Creation Care Parish Kick-Off – September
Recycling/Compost Set up – September
Common Home Energy Efficiency Resources Weekend
St. Francis Evening Celebration – October 4
Blessing of Animals
Promoted Carbondale Hazardous Waste Collection Day – October
Green Tips for Living added to weekly parish flocknote
Parishioners encouraged to sign St. Francis/Laudato Sí Pledge
Religious Education has incorporated Laudato Sí into curriculum
Advent Laudato Sí resources shared widely

Religious Education 2017-18

Elementary and Middle school classes will start during the first week of October 2017.
Class Times for 2017-2018

  • Mondays 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. St Vincent Elementary students
  • Mondays 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. St. Vincent Middle School students
  • Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. St. Mary of the Crown K-3rd grade students
  • Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. St. Mary of the Crown 4-8th grade students

Registration for Religious Education will be during the following dates and times. Please register your child(ren) on these specific days.

  • St. Vincent: Mondays September 11 and 18; 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m
  • St. Mary of the Crown: Tuesdays September 12 and 20; 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m

There is always a need for people to help with Religious Education and Youth Ministry. Please consider what and if you and contribute to passing on the faith to the next generation of Catholics in our parishes. Contact Margaretta if you are interested at education@stvincentstmary.com.