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March Newsletter

Monthly updates on the happenings at Saint Bridget Parish

 May the Irish hills caress you.
May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.
~Irish Blessing

Recent events

The Prayer Shawl Ministry is gaining members weekly, if you are interested contact Jen Markgraf, information is found on our Ministries page. Take a look at the photo album of this ministry by clicking here:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.477558202304502.110332.382755715118085&type=3

Wednesdays at Saint Bridget help us to journey through Lent with a simple Soup Supper with reflection on the characters at the Passion, Stations of the Cross, Benediction, and Confessions. Click here for a snapshot of the evening:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.491514880908834.1073741827.382755715118085&type=1

There is still time to join us on Wednesday March 13, 20th (see upcoming dates) and 27th. Please join us for all or part of the evening.

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, March 16, 2013:  Brother Michael McGrath, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales and artist, will offer reflections on Bridget, Patrick, and Joseph. In addition,  he will be sharing his experience of visiting Monaco. Brother Mickey will also have items available for sale.
9 to 9:30  Coffee and refreshments will be held in St. Brendan’s.
9:30 to 12 Brother Michael’s presentation in Church.
Take some time during Lent to be enriched with the spirituality of  Brother Michael’s paintings of these great saints. You are welcome to join us for all or part of the presentation.
Saturday, March 16, 2013: 1 PM First Reconciliation in Church. Please pray for all our children receiving the sacrament and their families.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013:
6 pm: Soup Supper with the area churches of East Falls
7 pm: Living Stations presented by our Parish Youth. All are welcome to attend this annual parish event.

Check out our new Food for Thought section on the website. Recently, Father Devlin posted an informative article on the Papal Conclave:

http://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/a-quick-course-in-conclave-101/

Sacrament News: Confirmation

Tuesday March 26th: 7pm Practice for confirmation candidates in church, 30-45 minutes, parents are welcome to wait for their children in Church.
Thursday April 4th: 7pm Practice for confirmation candidates and sponsors.
Sunday March 17th AND March 24th following the 11 AM Mass-
Former Saint Bridget art teacher, Ms. Clay, will be working with the confirmation candidates on an art project. You may choose one of the dates provided to attend. Candidates will meet in the CARES room.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

Holy Thursday Mass 7pm
Good Friday Service 3pm
Easter Vigil Saturday 7 pm
Easter Sunday Masses 9 am and 11 am.
Annual Parish Easter Egg Hunt follows the 11 am Mass.

For more information our weekly parish bulletin can be found on the website under Parish Life News drop down menu or by clicking here:

http://www.jppc.net/onlinebulletins/176template.pdf