The Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be at the following homes in Colorado Springs:
Oct. 15-22, *Gloria Franco, 1270 Grass Valley Dr., 719-527-2683.
Oct. 22-29, *Gabby Martinez, 5763 Kent Creek Ln, 719-433-2274.
Oct. 29-Nov. 5, Victor & Claudia Luquin, 7315 Dobbs Dr., 719-494-9232.
Nov. 5-12, Sandra Sevilla, 760 Lindstrom Dr., 719-232-2590.
*Indicates first time.
For more information, call Ramon Segura at 719-388-6342 or Manny Ochoa at 719-392-2350.
HOSPITAL MASS SCHEDULES. Penrose Hospital: Mass every Wed. and Fri. at noon; Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. St. Francis Medical Center: Mass every Tues. and Thurs. at noon; Sunday Mass at 11:30 a.m. Memorial Hospital (main campus): Mass at 11:30 a.m. every Tues. and Thurs. For more information, call Fr. Dan Ayers at 719-571-1115 or 719-776-5660.
St. Dominic Church, located at 5354 S. Hwy 85/87 in Security, has Perpetual Adoration in the Precious Blood of Jesus Chapel. Contact Kim at 719-725-6464 or email@example.com to sign up.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration will begin in Colorado Springs in late January 2017 via the Holy Spirit and laity. You may commit to an hour of Eucharistic Adoration now at Holy Apostles Church, M/T/Th/F 7 a.m.-9 p.m., via adorationpro.org/apostles, "Weekly Commitment" and "Sign Up." Contact Linda at 719-338-4348 for more information.
A Mass of Healing will be offered at St. Patrick on Oct. 29 at 9:30 a.m. All are invited to pray and experience the healing peace of Christ for those who have been affected by cancer in any way.
A Flame of Love Prayer Cenacle will be held at St. Joseph’s Church on Nov. 3, 11 a.m-noon. Contact Mary Jo at 719-392-9039.
First Saturday Devotions of Our Lady of Fatima at the Catholic Center at the Citadel Mall will be held on Nov. 5 after the 12:10 p.m. Mass. All are invited. For more information, please call The Catholic Center at 719-573-7364.
FOOD AND FUN
The Ave Maria Mission Quilters are holding a Quilt Sale and Boutique on Oct. 22, noon-7 p.m. and Oct. 23, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ave Maria Church in Parker. A beautiful selection of quilts, table runners/toppers, home accessories and children’s items will be available for sale. Proceeds not only enable the Quilters to make and donate quilts to various charities but are also distributed to various community organizations as well as the Hands of Hope Ministries.
St. Michael’s Church Annual Bazaar will take place Nov. 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Calhan School Big Gym, 800 Bulldog St. Includes turkey dinner, auction at noon, country store, games and door prizes. Cost: $8 adults, $7 seniors (60+), $5 kids (7-13). See stmichaealcalhan.org.
St. Joseph Rosary Society and Knights of Columbus Council 13099 are sponsoring the annual Craft Fair and Bazaar on Nov. 11, 10 a.m-5 p.m. and Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at St. Joseph Church. More than 50 craft vendors, door prizes every hour, and snack bar will be available.
St. Peter School will hold its 6th Annual Holiday Boutique and Craft Fair on Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission and parking, St. Nick Bake Shop. For info, call 719-481-1855 or see petertherockschool.org. Vendors, please contact Meghan Mackinnon at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jen Ayres at email@example.com.
Corpus Christi Craft Club will hold its annual Craft Bazaar, "Re-Gifting Table," and Bake Sale on Nov. 19, 3-7 p.m. and Nov. 20, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. All proceeds benefit Catholic education. Call Lynnette, 719-332-8793 for more information.
LECTURES AND MEETINGS
GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. The two-hour seminar will be held at St. Peter’s Church, Monument, as follows: Oct. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Nov. 16, 2-4 p.m.; Dec. 7, 2-4 p.m. Cost is $5. For more information and to RSVP contact Therese Davern at 719-481-3511, x1130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Magnificat Brunch will be held on Oct. 29, 10 a.m., at Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Woodland Park. This brunch for Catholic women of the diocese includes a meal, prayer for the needs of all present, and will have guest speaker Maura Hall sharing her testimony, "Journey with God’s grace." To register or for more information, please contact Heather Davis 719-428-2101, or email MagnificatOfPikesPeak@ gmail.com.
All are invited to Salesian Spirituality and the Family Spirit Workshop on Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sacred Heart’s Parish Center. Workshop geared towards parents, educators, administrators, catechists, youth and young adult ministers and leaders, and anyone who loves young people. Presentation will cover the characteristics, principles and methods of Salesian Youth Spirituality and the Family Spirit. No charge, but registration is required, at goo.gl/3mZPuo. For more info, call 719-632-4463 or e-mail email@example.com.
Date Night at St. Gabriel will take place on Nov. 18, 6-8 p.m. in the four-plex. Potluck dinner, dessert, and refreshments will be provided. Bring a side item to share. RSVP to Joe and Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-494-1296, including if childcare is needed and the children’s ages.
A Married Couples Retreat with Fr. Jacques Philippe, Community of the Beatitudes, (www.frjacquesphilippe.com) will be held Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and Feb 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Holy Apostles Parish. Contact Christian Meert at email@example.com. Places are limited, first come, first served.
Enrich your marriage on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend at historic Glen Eyrie in Colorado Springs, March 10-12. Please apply online at wwme.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 719-591-9045. Future weekends will take place June 2-4.
All Souls Memorial Concert and Prayer Service, will take place at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Nov. 6, at 2:30 p.m. Music from Rachmaninoff, Mozart, and Caccini will be featured. No charge, but a free will offering will be accepted.
"Suits for Troops" - Rampart Range Chapter of Blue Star Mothers collects suits and dress clothing for exiting military personnel. The next drive will be Jan. 8, 2017, 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion Post 209, 3613 Jeannine Dr. They are seeking clean, gently used and current-style men’s and women’s business attire only, no accessories or shoes. Contact Barbara Pagano at 719-531-6024, or see rrbsm.webs.com/suits-for-troops.
Respect Life Pilgrimages ~ Weekly Masses for Life continue in parishes throughout the diocese on Fridays. All are invited to travel to the church and pray for the value of life.
Oct. 21, St. Gabriel: 12:15 p.m. Mass followed by one hour of Adoration.
Oct. 28, Our Lady of Victory, Limon: Noon Mass followed by one hour of Adoration.
Nov. 4, Catholic Center at the Citadel Mall: 12:10 p.m. Mass followed by Adoration 1-6 p.m.
For info, contact Stephanie Kemp at email@example.com or 719-481-4355.
40 Days for Life Prayer Campaign outside of Planned Parenthood on Centennial Blvd. continues through Nov. 6. Go to 40daysforlife.com/coloradosprings to sign up for vigil hours.
Laity Engaging Laity (a monthly Diocesan spiritual growth retreat for lay people) will explore living God’s mercy in a retreat on Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-noon, at St. Paul Parish. Contact Brian Krutka at 719-238-6291 for any questions.
A Woman’s Story Mini-retreat will be held Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center in Colorado Springs. The topic is "Dreams: A way of deepening our spiritual life." For more information contact Sister Marilyn at 719-955-3782.
The diocesan Serra Club meets on the first Thursdays of each month at 11 a.m. for Adoration, Rosary for Vocations, Benediction and Mass at 12:10 p.m. Next meeting is Nov. 3. The next lunch meeting is on Nov. 17, following 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, in the Cathedral Center. Lunch will be provided. Guests are always welcome and encouraged. The Serra Club’s mission is to promote and support vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Contact Helene Knapp, 719-576-1814, or Hknapp72@comcast.net.
Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles invites single women, ages 18-35 to a Come and See Retreat in Wheatridge, Nov. 4-6 to discern if God is calling them to religious life. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional dates and locations, see www.carmelitesistersocd.com.