The Knights of Columbus St. Stephen Council #9282 will conduct a membership drive after each Mass this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19. Stop by the table in the old church and please consider joining us.
Sunday, Oct. 26 after the Life Teen Mass, Life Teen, Edge and the KC Ladies Auxiliary will host our annual Halloween party for all the little spooks of the parish, ages 0-11, and their parents. Games, candy and snacks will be provided from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Wear your favorite costume and participate in the costume contest.
Please note time change for the Nov. 1 Haiti Sewing Workshop! In order to accommodate those wishing to attend the 10am Saturday Mass for the holy day, All Saints Day, the Sewing Workshop will begin immediately afterward, around 11am on Nov. 1. We will work until around 4pm. Thank you for your continued generosity with donations. There is still a need for ribbons, bias tape, and boy-sized tee-shirts and shorts. We hope you can join us at the workshop. For more information, please call Linda (883-5961) or Bettyann (883-3422).
At the end of the month, Life Teen, Edge, and the KC Ladies Auxiliary are hosting our annual parish Halloween party. Each year we depend on candy donations from the parish to give out as prizes. Put your donations in the designated red tub in the old church. Thank you so much!
We are collecting men’s and women’s white socks and women’s gloves as Christmas items to take to the prisons. Gloves may be in black, gray or dark brown. Magic gloves at Dollar Tree are $1 a pair. Our goal is to collect 500 pairs of sock and gloves. Contact Suzanne Visitacion 476-8112 or Sharon Kloba.
Join the ladies of St. Stephen on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:30am for a day of games, fellowship, food and fun. Card and word games available. Novice players welcome. Bring your favorite food or snack to share. Drinks are provided. Invite a friend. For additional info, call 754-7308 or 754-2255.
The 27 Annual St. Stephen K of C Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Windtree Golf Course (810 Nonaville Rd.). Registration at 8am and shotgun start at 9am. The fee is $80 per person. Lunch will be provided immediately following play. Register by call Pat Reilly at 947-4480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cannot participate, but would like to make a donation by sponsoring a hole or donating a door prize, call Pat Reilly.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, Oct. 18 after the 5pm Mass in the hall of the Holy Family Center. This is the first Community Dinner for the year and we look forward to good food and a good time!
Saturday, Oct. 25 is our next opportunity to serve at Loaves and Fishes. 10-12 volunteers are needed to prepare the meal and serve the needy and homeless. We will meet at Holy Name Community Center at 5th and Main St. (near LP Field) at 9am and will finish around 1pm. All ages are welcome. This is a perfect opportunity to pick up service hours for those who need them. Please call Walt Pope at 714-4622 (c) or 847-8090 (h).
We will be hosting our 9th Annual Fine Arts Festival on Nov. 1-2 in the old church. A portion of the receipts will go to St. Stephen. Hours will be : Saturday, 4pm to 6pm, with an Artists” Reception from 6pm to 8pm; Sunday, 9:30am to 6:30pm. A variety of fine art and jewelry will be available for sale, so come support the church and do your Christmas shopping.