Stay Connected & Up-to-Date on our Email Lists:
The Bulletin: Each Friday morning 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.)
On Thursday, September 21st, we will have High Mass in honor of St. Matthew, the Apostle and Evangelist. Mass will begin at 5pm and not 5:15pm.
CCC will be starting the next year of our altar serving guild soon. Here are answers to some FAQs:
- Who's eligible?
- Any male who has received his First Holy Communion
- How do I join?
- Show up at the initial meeting, and all subsequent meetings
- Or, if unable to attend the initial meeting, contact us at [email protected]
- When & where are the meetings?
- The guild will meet on the first and third Saturday mornings of each month at the new church location.
- Meetings for the servers will run from 10:45 - 11:50 am, with an hour of sports following
We had hoped to have already started our meetings, but construction on the new church has held things up.
We are hoping to meet on the first Saturday in October, but (again) due to the construction, this is subject to change. Please stay tuned!
Corpus Christi Coordinator/Respect Life Rep needed to be the parish liason for our pro-life ministry. Please contact Brian at [email protected] for more details.
40 Days for Life Naples – Now that Planned Parenthood in Naples is open 5 days a week and is doing pill abortions on Fridays, pro life advocates are gearing up for a fall 40 Days for Life campaign in Naples. The campaign runs from September 27 to November 5. Public witness and prayer is very much needed and effective. Katrina Rodriguez from Ave Maria is serving as co-leader of the fall campaign in Naples, handling the Catholic outreach. She moved to Ave on July 31 from Austin, Texas where she was a leader for the Central Texas Coalition and 40 Days for Life. She can be reached at [email protected] or 512-876-0002. If you are interested in signing up online to cover an hour please visit www.40daysforlife.com/naples. Signs will be available for those who would like to hold one to let people know why they are there. Please see handout in vestibule for more details.
Sidewalk Advocates for Life Training – On October 28, the founder and president of Sidewalk Advocates for Life will be at St. John XXIII Parish Center in Fort Myers to train individuals interested in reaching out to abortion clients using Planned Parenthood in Naples and Fort Myers. This is a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to be trained by the national leader of this outreach. There is a great need for people willing to make a commitment to reaching out to women who think that abortion is their only option. Please see handout in vestibule for more details.
A reminder that the next RCIA catechism class will be this Saturday, September 9th at 9am via Zoom. Contact the office for the link. If you have received the link in the past, please continue to use the same one.
We will have a sung Mass at 5pm, not 5:15pm, on Thursday, September 14th for the second-class Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
The 40 Days for Life organization is preparing for a fall campaign happening at Planned Parenthood in Naples. The campaign will take place from September 27 to November 5, and they are looking for a Church Coordinator to work alongside Katrina Rodriquez from Ave Maria, who is currently serving as the co-leader for the fall campaign. If you're interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Brian by emailing him at [email protected].
The job would entail being outside all day, physical labor and having a driver's license. If interested, contact Eric S. Jadaszewski - Horticulturalist, Designer, Owner Everglades Native Designs LLC 2712 14th Ave SE Naples, Fl. 34117 (239) [email protected] www.EvergladesNativeDesigns.com
We are happy to announce that Corpus Christi has recently acquired a new secretary, Luisa, who is available via email at [email protected] and our new ministry coordinator, Brian, who is available at [email protected]. Luisa will help with our communications and sacramental documentation. If you need a certificate for a sacrament received at Corpus Christi Chapel, please ask Luisa. Brian's role will be to coordinate all the groups, events, and spaces for our various activities. We are very happy to have them!
Mass on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, will be at 10am at St. Agnes and not at 5:15pm.
All the groups (choir practice, the Maidens of Mary, altar servers, and our new man-skills class) have been canceled for this Saturday, September 2nd, as our new facilities are still under construction. We will be reporting the progress for the following Saturday.
Thanks for your understanding.