Funeral services for Stanley Blaise McDonald, Sr. will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at Lakelawn Metairie Funeral Home. Visitation from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Christian Service for the Dead at 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel.
Our adult Bible study is in the Book of Matthew. We meet each Monday evening at 6:30 PM in the conference room. Please join us!
Today is the last day to sign up for Easter Lilies. The sign-up sheet is available in the narthex. Easter Lilies are only $8 per plant and help make our Lord's Altar extra beautiful on Easter morning. Please consider purchasing a plant or two. For more information, see Sheila Fussel.
The next meeting of the Women's Guild will on Tuesday, April 11 at 10:00 AM. For more information, see Rinda Coleman.
We'll be offering a Lasagna Luncheon on Sunday, April 16. Please help us sell some tickets by inviting your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers to this quick and delicious take out lunch. See Carla for more information.
We are looking to hold a Teddy Bear Picnic following the 10:00 AM worship service on Sunday, May 21. This event will be open to all children, so please invite children to church that morning and sign them up now in the narthex so we can prepare a head count. For more information please see Sandy Graci or Margaret Aucoin.
Please be reminded that we continue to collect non-perishable food items for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans. So, when you're making your groceries at Schwegmann's, pick up an extra can of Blue Runner Red Beans or some other items to donate to the food bank!
If you are in need of assistance with something due to accident, illness, or other unplanned life event, please drop a note in the "help box" in the narthex. Parishioners have signed up to be Shepherd's Helpers for those in need by cooking, transportation to doctor visits, small repairs, and other odds and ends. For more information, please see Joe Edwards, Sarah Noel, or Fr. Randall.
Each week, the Eternal Flame sanctuary lamp is changed out and blessed. If you would like to offer the Eternal Flame in memory of a loved, please see the Eternal Flame red folder in the narthex for open dates. The suggested minimum honorarium for Eternal Flame dedication is $15.
Would you like to honor a birthday, anniversary, or other celebration? Would you like a deceased love one prayerfully remembered? Complete one of the blue Celebration and Remembrance forms located in the narthex. The suggested minimum honorarium for a Celebration or Remembrance is $5.
If you would like to serve as lay reader for any of our services, please see Kelly Frilot to get placed in rotation on the schedule.
Please be reminded that if you are submitting an article for inclusion in the monthly newsletter, please email your submission to Fr. Graf. The deadline for submission is the 20th of the month.
Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, April 2 at 8:30 AM or 10:00 AM
Maundy Thursday, April 6 at 6:35 PM
Overnight Garden Prayer Vigil, April 6 (7:30 PM) - April 7 (7:30 AM)
Good Friday, April 7 at 3:00 PM
Easter Sunday, April 9
To have an announcement included in the Sunday bulletin, please email Melva at gscmetoffice @ gmail . com.
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