Holy Land Information Potluck

Save the Date. Sunday, Feb. 25, 12:30pm in the hall of the Holy Family Center,  join Fr. Pat Kibby, Deacon Fred and Lorine Bourland at an Information Potluck about the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Jordan, departing Oct. 6 to 20, guided by Fr. Angelo, a Franciscan Priest living in Jerusalem.  This pilgrimage is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Contact Deacon Fred or Lorine Bourland at lorineb@tds.net or call 615-754-6899 for details, or go to www.pilgrimages.com/lorine.


Parent Talk with Kary

Make plans to attend the next installment of Parent Talk with Kary next Sunday, Jan. 21 at 9:45am and 6:15pm in the church.  Kary Valdes will present tips on being happier and less stressed.

Loaves and Fishes

Our next opportunity to serve the homeless at Loaves and Fishes is Saturday, Jan. 27.  We will be doing breakfast and lunch.  We need 3-5 volunteers to help with breakfast from 7:30am to 9:30am, and 10-14 volunteers to help with lunch from 9:30am to 1pm.  Contact Tracey Doering, 615-347-9643, or 615-385-3688.  Families welcome (no age excluded) and community service hours can be obtained for this time.  Meet at Holy Name Church (521 Woodland St.) in East Nashville (building behind the church).

Celebration of Marriage

Whether you will celebrate your 1st, 13th, or 70th Anniversary during 2018, let’s celebrate!  Join us at St. Stephen’s annual Celebration of Marriage Dinner to be held Saturday, Feb. 10 after the 5PM mass.  The Parish will provide the meat and dessert.  Attendees are requested to bring a side dish; salad, vegetable, or casserole.  Couples will receive a certificate commemorating the event. Please sign-up if you plan to attend. We need a count to purchase the meat and dessert.  Sign-up sheets are in the Narthax or call Theresa Bradley at the Church Office.  Free childcare for children 1 through 12 is available by contacting Jaime Boyer at 615-430-9805 no later than Feb. 4.

Haiti Sewing Workshop

The Haiti Sewing Workshop will meet on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 10am in Room 105. If you are interested in sewing simple tote bags for Haiti, please stop in. We will be collecting completed Tote Bags and add the cording on those totes which need a drawstring closure. If anyone would like fabric to continue making these Tote Bags for Haiti, please let me know so it’s available on Sat., Jan. 20.   Email Bettyann btompson374402@comcast.net, call 615-883-3422 or call Linda at 615-883-5961.