On going Opportunities to help:
Father York and the Building & Grounds Committee are working with suppliers & contractors to improve the
lighting in the nave of the Church.
There are small repair jobs on the outside of the buildings that can be done by parishioners. These jobs
consist of gutter repair/cleaning, concrete repairs, window puttying and painting. Please consider working with some
of the committee members on these repair jobs,
some of which require climbing ladders.
I am available Mondays through Saturdays to work
Wayland E. Downen, Chairman
Please call while this offer lasts: 235-1170
Are you overdue for a relaxing weekend of peace, quiet, great food, and spiritual nourishment? Take some time away and join your friends for a women’s retreat on September 5-7 at the King’s House. Contact our Parish Captain, Betty Cerulli at
397-0444 for further information or to register.
Cornerstone comes to Illinois!
A Catholic Scripture Study
You are invited to join us on Sunday, September 7 at 7 pm
in the parish center of St. Clare in O’Fallon to hear about
a Catholic scripture study that we have been researching over
It is The Cornerstone Catholic Scripture Study,
which has been in existence since the mid-1980;s and
is nationwide. There will be members of existing branches at
this gathering to explain and answer questions about The
Cornerstone. We are excited about the possibility of bringing
The Cornerstone to St. Clare.
The year will focus on the Prophets, beginning in October
and going until mid-March. The Cornerstone will introduce
you to these amazing “Messengers of God”, showing us that
hope in god’s merciful love is still relevant and inspiring for
For more information , visit:
or call Kathleen at 398-5122.
Save the Date !
St. Henry Parish Family Festival
Sunday, September 14, 2014
After 10:30 Mass
Please contact the Rectory (233-2423) if you are
planning to attend.
or you may register on line by clicking here
Come check out our new series of spiritual programs featuring DVD sessions with Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI. You might be familiar with Fr. Rolheiser. He is a specialist in the field of spirituality, and the author of many books including The Holy Longing and Sacred Fire. He is an annual speaker at nearby King’s House Retreat Center and has a regular column in the Belleville diocesan newspaper, The Messenger.
Blessings: Gifts Given and Received
Tuesday, September 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Guild Center (building across from the Shrine Church) at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville.
St. Henry’s Faith Formation Committee invites you to spend an evening viewing Oblate Fr. Ron Rohlheiser’s DVD presentation entitled “On Blessings.” It will be followed by a small group discussion. Advance registration is requested.
Phone Dennis at 618-235-7305 or register online at click here!
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Father Ken is looking for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
who are willing to take Holy Communion to our shut-ins. If you are a
Minister of Holy Communion and are willing to serve in this ministry,
please contact Father at 233-2423.