Stay Connected & Up-to-Date on our Email Lists:
The Bulletin: Each Saturday night we send an easily-readable digital version of the bulletin via email. Add yourself to the list and stay up-to-date as we establish our community.
Other Groups: Emails on an as-needed basis for those interested Adult Cathechesis, Women's Group, Men's Group, Young Adult group, etc. (Ususally about 2 per month.)
Our former parishioner and cantor Miss Kaitlyn Walton, will receive the habit of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph on the Feast of the Sacred Heart- June 11th, and receive the name of Sister Mary Consolata of the Heart of Jesus. Please offer a prayer for Sister Mary Consolata on this important day who continues to pray for all of us at Corpus Christ Chapel.
Thanks be to God and your generosity towards Him, we met the 250k matching pledge challenge from Christmas to Easter. A more detailed breakdown by city of the quarterly giving will be given next week. Having reached our target goal for buying land, we are looking at concrete parcels of land for purchase to determine their suitability for our future parish home. Please continue to pray and financially support this intention. More details will be given as concrete steps advance.
|Collection (Ft Myers)||$370||$3,818||$4,188|
Total current balance of Building Fund is: $2,490,448.87.
Our community continues to grow rapidly. Deo gratias!
-Average Sunday attendance for the Quarter was 575 (Naples 406, Fort Myers 169).
(653 were present at the Easter Masses). Thanks again to Royal Palm Academy for hosting us for the Vigil and Easter morning Mass! and to St. William Catholic Church for the venue for Thursday and Friday in which 350 were in attendance for Holy Thursday and 322 for Good Friday.
-New household registrations for the quarter- 28 (an average of 2 households per week).
We can use a few more ushers to help with taking up the collection and counting attendance on Sundays. The more we have the easier it is for all ushers on rotation. Please contact Joe DiLeo at [email protected] if you can help with this important srevice to our community.
This Thursday, June 3rd, is the Feast of Corpus Christi, whom we are blessed to have as our Most Holy Patron. We will have a sung mass on Thursday at 5:15pm. The Procession with the Blessed Sacrament will be observed on June 6th, at the conclusion of the 4:30pm Sunday sung Mass at St. William's.
This Monday, May 31, Feast of Our Lady, Queen, we will have a sung Mass at 5:15pm followed by a procession with Our Lady of Fatima around the chapel, crowning her at the end. One may bring flowers to offer Our Lady, though the flowers cannot be left at the chapel, but should be taken home afterwards.
This week is the Octave of Pentecost, all masses are solemn 1st class feasts, with wonderful texts to meditate on the action of the Holy Ghost in our lives and the power of the sacrament of Confirmation.
The seasonal ember days also fall within the Octave of Pentecost- days to pray and offer sacrifice for those to be ordained.
Please pray for the 5 men who will be ordained on Friday, May 28- the Reverend Misters John Audino, Joseph Dalimata, James Eichman, Nicholas Eichman, Thu Truong. It will be broadcast via livemass.net at 11am.
Fr. Dorsa will be away this week visiting the seminary for the ordinations.
Cardinal Burke will ordain one of our deacons, Joel Pinto Rodriguez FSSP to the priesthood on Friday, June 9th, in Guadalajara, Mexico. A conference with many speakers and activities will accompany it that weekend. A number of speakers will present in English. For those interested in going or following the event on line, learn more here
As occurs every year around this time with the departure of seasonal parishioners, Resurrection reduces their number of Sunday masses, and our Latin Mass returns to the 12:30pm slot beginning Sunday, JUNE 6th
Save the date for May group meetings:
Our monthly groups will continue this month for fellowship and a spiritual reflection for those who wish to attend:
The Men's' Group will meet Tuesday, May 18, 7pm-9pm. Hosted by Mr. Bob Friedmann, at the usual time and place. Fr. Dorsa will give the reflection.
Women- Tuesday, May 11. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Hosted by Maureen Flood again. Fr. Dorsa will give the reflection.
Young Adults- Saturday, May 29. 6pm-9pm. Same venue as last time- hosted by Katy Allen. Fr. Romanoski will give the reflection.
Feel free to bring a snack or drink and invite a friend.
Older Boys (15-18)- Saturday, May 22. 3:30pm-5:30pm.
Maidens of Mary for girls and St. Stephen Guild for boys meet monthly as well.
Please join the respective groups on our email list to receive more details as to place, recordings of previous talks and to RSVP to confirm your attendance. Or feel free to email us for any questions regarding the groups- [email protected]
His Excellency, The Most Reverend Frank Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice, FL, has issued the following decree effectively immediately, by which masks and physical distancing are no longer required in the diocese. Read the full letter here.