Mass & Imposition of Ashes are Wednesday, March 1st at 6:30am, 8:30am, Noon, 5pm & 7pm.
Fasting is obligatory for all who have completed their 18th year and have not yet reached their 60th year. Fasting allows a person to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may be taken, not to equal one full meal. Abstinence (from meat) is obligatory for all who have reached their 14th year.
Ever wonder why St. Jude is such a special place? Why people seem so warm and welcoming and why so many are hugging each other? In reality, there are many reasons - but one really big reason is CRHP. What is CRHP? It's an acronym that stands for Christ Renews His Parish. CRHP is a two day retreat, held at St. Jude twice a year, that starts on Saturday morning and ends Sunday afternoon. It is given by lay people who have attended the retreat themselves and have experienced a unique tool with which to enliven and deepen their own faith life. It is the gift that keeps on giving, as it continually renews and transforms our parish into the magnificent community we are today. So take a step back from the pressures of daily life with a weekend of spiritual renewal. You will also get to know many men of the parish. If you are looking for a way to expand your knowledge of our beautiful Catholic faith, while at the same time growing closer to Jesus, then sign up today!
Your parish is giving you a free gift - a subscription to FORMED - a wonderful website that has been called a “Catholic Netflix.” FORMED has inspiring movies and video based programs, audio presentations and e-books from the Church's most compelling speakers and authors. With your free access to FORMED, 24/7 on your television, phone, laptop, ipad, or Kindle, you can:
• Prepare for Mass each week by watching an insightful five-minute video on the Sunday Readings;
• Enjoy movies as a family that are both nourishing and entertaining;
• Enrich your marriage with the award winning video program BELOVED; and
• Help your children grow in faith and character with engaging children’s materials.
To access your subscription, use parish code: HD3FF2
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Join Dynamic Catholic for Best Lent Ever, a free email program featuring bestselling author Matthew Kelly. From Ash Wednesday to Easter, receive inspirational videos from Matthew Kelly and personal reflections from Dynamic Catholic team members that will help you identify what stands between you and happiness . . . and what to do about it. Are you ready for your best Lent ever?
Join us Thursdays in March & April in the Lecture Hall for TWO opportunities - Mornings at 9:15am or Evenings at 6:30pm. Choose happiness again in this inspiring book study! Start living with passion and purpose. Pre-register now! For nursery reservations, contact Sara Walsh. For more info, contact Della Doss at ext. 2230.
The Parish is invited for our Lenten Fish Frys on Fridays from 5-7pm in the Parish Hall. The meal is hosted by the Knights of Columbus and will serve baked and/or fried fish, french fries, hush puppies, mac & cheese, green
beans, corn, desserts and a drink. Bring the family for fun and food!
Prices: Family Pack- $40
Adults - $10; Kids age 4+ - $5; Seniors - $7
Children, age 3 and under eat FREE.
This is also an annual service opportunity for our confirmation students. The dinner is followed by the Stations of the Cross at 7pm in the Church.
Do you desire to know God, not just know about God? Do you have a desire for a clearer, perhaps deeper, relationship with the Lord? The Finding Christ in the World retreat begins in your yearning to know and love better. The twelve-week Ignatian retreat begins March 6th at 1:30pm in the Lecture Hall, with weekly meetings on Mondays. Cost: $50 + book. More info at ignatianinstitute.org or 940-268-8788. Space is limited and will be filled on a first registered basis. Sign-up today!
The Daughters of Mary will be hosting a Women’s Day of Prayer with retreat director, Fr. Anthony Wieck, S.J., at St. Jude on March 11th, from 8:30am - 3:15pm. Begin with Mass at 8:30am in the Church, followed by Gospel presentations with time for prayer and meditation. Drinks, snacks and lunch will be provided. An offering of $20 is suggested.
Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you ready for more energy? A deeper sense of purpose? More joy? A clearer understanding of God’s plan for your life?
Join us on March 24th for one of our Living Every Day With Passion & Purpose events. It’s not your typical church event! It has been a life-changing event for tens of thousands of people. Living Every Day With Passion & Purpose is presented by internationally acclaimed speaker and author Matthew Kelly and the incredibly talented musician Eliot Morris.
Tickets are sold out. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact the parish office at 972.727.1177.