The Weekly Focus @ Saint Miriam: October 11th, 2015


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Join us in Prayer….

Liz and Jane, Paulette, Patricia, Bill, Louise, Marie, Ruth, BJ, Angela, Chester, Stacia, Victoria, James, Juliana, Charles, Fred, and Dee.

Saint Miriam Life & News!

Today we … honor the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time!

Prayer Shawl Group Moves to Sunday!  Our Prayer Shawl Ministry Group will begin to meet on the 4th Sunday of every month in the Undercroft from 10:00am to 11:00am. Join the prayer shawl team and make a difference by bringing comfort!
Secular Franciscans to Meet!  Join us as we honor St Francis on Sunday, October 25th at 1:00pm and become part of the secular group! All are welcome and pets great and small, too! Welcome to a beautiful fall tradition!
Foyer Dinner Gauge!  If you have interest in the Foyer Dinner Groups, please let Kathleen know. We are gauging interest for this fall!
Get Your Candles! Everyone loves Yankee Candles! Great gifts for holidays, anniversaries, hostess gifts and birthdays. Order online and product is shipped directly to your home and Saint Miriam receives 40% profit. Volunteers will be available throughout the campaign to assist you with your online orders. Just click on this link , our group code is 990048826. Now you can click on a category and start shopping for America’s best loved candles and accessories. Please support Saint Miriam and help us grow. The sales dates are September 27, 2015 – October 12, 2015. The online campaign is extended to December 31, 2015. Let’s all pray for success!

Need to Shop for Holiday Away From The Kids? Some Alone Time? Monthly babysitting is offered to the families of our Preschool and Parish for 3 hours by our own teachers and staff! This month Ms. Maria and Ms Donna will host babysitting night on Friday, October 16, 6-9 PM. The cost is just $15. There is a Sign up Sheet in the School Office. 

Ways to Support Saint Miriam?  There are many ways to support the mission of our parish and a flyer has been prepared to show you how easy it is! Please learn about GoodSearch, GoodShop, eBay, and Amazon Smile! Please support us and pick up a flyer or Support Flyer one today!

Pumpkins Going Fast!  The Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam  annual Pumpkin Patch begins September 26th and runs through October 31st! Get your pumpkins and support the school and parish! There is a special program on October 3rd from 2pm – 4pm that features family time, gifts, snacks, and stories! Join us at the pumpkin farm!

Join Us For a Financial Seminar!  Saint Miriam’s own Michael Conk will host a seminar on October 15th.  Our topic will be Medicare and we are flying in a subject expert to speak on this topic.  This should be a fantastic event as we have received great feedback from events he’s done for us in the past!  We will have a cocktail hour with wine and heavy hors d’oeuvrs beginning at 5:30 and then the workshop will begin at 6:30pm! Join us and download a flyer: Medicare Seminar invite Mike Conk!
Mass Intentions Go Live?  Join the Women of Saint Miriam after any Mass and make your Mass Intentions live and in person! Now you can honor a loved one in person and online, too!
All Saints and All Souls Day!  Join as we honor our loved ones and this year we will plant a tree in memory! See anyone on staff to get your intentions in today and online, too!
2015 Annual Youth Mass Coming in October!  Our second annual Youth Mass will be Sunday, October 18th during the 9:00am Family Mass.  As we did last year, the children will each take on various roles before and during the Mass. Join us for this warm event!
We May Be In, But Work to Be Done… We need to offset the huge expenses from moving into our new parish! So, please, help us raise funds by using the Go Fund Me link ( or simply ‘share’ it via Facebook and Twitter! Every dollar helps and your family and friends may just help us with this simple fund raising tool! Help us by spreading the word!

Mass Donations Needed! As Catholics the most important thing we do is pray and offer the sacrifice of the Mass. Please…don’t forget to make your Mass intentions today by Clicking HereTogether, we honor God in Mass.

Download Our App and Stay In Touch! Our Saint Miriam Parish App was recently updated and features faster download times, and a ‘refresh’ button for the newest content! Download the App by Clicking Hereand be sure to tell your friends as it is a great outreach tool!

Search, Smile, and Make a Difference!  Please support Saint Miriam by downloading and using GoodSearch and GoodShop! Our current total raised is $836.83! Every time you search or buy, we get a small percentage and you get great deals, and often free shipping! Also use Smile Amazon and make us your charity of  choice! It all adds up!


Saint Miriam Cafe’ Menu!

Just click on this link for this Month’s Menu in PDF format and have it all month long!

Upcoming Event Highlights! 


(Visit our Parish Calendar Here and below is a quick look at Upcoming Events!)

September 26th – October 31st – The Annual Pumpkin Patch!
October 3rd – Annual Blessing of the Animals at 11:00am!
October 4th – St. Francis of Assisi Mass Day!
October 18th – Vocations Sunday (all day) and Annual Youth Mass 2015 (9:00am Mass)!