2020 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL UPDATE

VBS RETURNS THIS SUMMER TO
GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC PARISH

JUNE 08 TO JUNE 12
8:00 AM TO NOON
$30.00 DEPOSIT DUE WITH REGISTRATION FORM
$50.00 TOTAL

Participant Requirements: Pre-K through 2nd grade during Fall of 2020. As of 02/06/2020, we have 53 kids enrolled in VBS within these age brackets.

Registration is Simple:
1) Print the attached Registration and Waiver Forms
2) Return to Parish or School Office with your $30.00 Registration Fee
3) Prepare to have a week of fun starting Monday, June 8, 2020

NOTE: PLEASE CONTACT FATHER ZACH ETIENNE (zetienne@evdio.org) IF $20.00 BALANCE DUE IS A FINANCIAL HARDSHIP FOR YOUR FAMILY

VBS Registration Form link

https://gsparish.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Registation-Form-VBS-2020-2.pdf

Ruth’s Circle 2020 Dates

RUTH CIRCLE 2019-2020

Our invitation to ALL WOMEN!!!

Our doors are open to all women, all ages, includes women from other parishes, and other faiths. We provide a circle of support to women. We gather to pray and to share our wisdom. (Food & Fellowship)

We meet the second Thursday of every month during the school year. The meetings are held in Good Shepherd Catholic Church (conference room). 

Meeting time: 9-10:30

Sept 12- Karen Williams, Advance Directives

Oct 10 – Jackie Juncker, Safety and Scams

Nov 14 – Tai Chi Ron Weatherford

Dec 12 – Christmas Party

Jan 9 – Reenie Brown Label Reading, spring cleaning cupboards

Feb 13 Sacramental’s and Symbols of Catholicism Fr. Will

 March 12 Creation Care Tom Bogenschutz

April 9– Stations of the Cross, Angels 101 Colleen York

May 14- End of season Fellowship

FOR ANY QUESTIONS CALL JEAN DOLLISON 812-431-2473

CONFIRMATION 2020

Confirmation Formation Classes will begin January 12th.  The session is from 9-10:15 AM followed by 10:30 AM Mass.  Just a reminder, if you have a son/daughter who is eligible to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in October 2020 (his/her 15th birthday must be on or before April 17, 2020), you must meet with Sue Kroupa prior to January 12th for enrollment.  Please contact Sue at skroupa@evdio.org or call 1 (812) 449-3740 to schedule an appointment.

Note:  Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020 during the 4:30 PM Mass.

40 Days for Life in Southwest Indiana – September 25th to November 3rd

Dear Pro-Life Friend,

Help us pray to end abortion with 40 Days for Life in Southwest Indiana by committing to pray for one hour at Planned Parenthood, 125 North Weinbach Street, Evansville, IN.

Three ways to sign up:
1. Sign up for the prayer vigil online through this link,
https://www.40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/evansville
2. Email ejfehrenbacher@yahoo.com
3. Call the Right to Life of Southwest Indiana office at
812.474.3195 for more information.

HOW TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS WITH A LOSS – Grieving the loss of a loved one is never easy, but it’s especially difficult during the holidays.  Good Shepherd Parish (2301 N. Stockwell Road) will be hosting “How to Survive the Holidays” on Tuesday, October 15, from 6:15-8:00 pm in the Church Conference room.  There is no need to register and there is no cost to attend.  Any questions, contact Sue Kroupa at skroupa@evdio.org