ANNOUNCEMENTS

A BABY SHOWER FOR CATHOLIC CHARITIES!

Please help!
Catholic Charities is in urgent need of infant summer clothing! Boys’ and girls' infant clothing sizes newborn to 12 months is needed. Clothing may be dropped off or mailed to our office: Catholic Charities Lehigh/Northampton Counties 900 S. Woodward Street Allentown, PA 18103 Thank you for your help in supporting families in need.

BLUE STAR MOTHERS MILITARY COLLECTION

Blue Star Mothers of America, LV Chapter PA201 is sending care packages to deployed military members in June and would love to send a package to your family members or friends. If you know someone who is deployed, serving overseas, or serving stateside and you would like them to receive a package, please email their name and address to Joan Glover at jglover@ptd.net or call 610-349-7791. If you’d like to know more about the Blue Star Mothers, please contact Judy Miller, president of the LV Chapter at 610-428-0778 or jmillerbsmx2@gmail.com.

SUPPORT FOR ADVERSE PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS

You are not alone. There is help. Our Diocese has a network of concerned parents and professionals who have experienced or worked closely with issues surrounding adverse prenatal diagnosis. For support, contact Sr. Janice Marie Johnson at jjohnson@allentowndiocese.org or 610-289-8900, ext. 2280.

EVENTS

CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION MEETING

July 20th
St. Joseph the Worker Parish Center
After the 8:30 am Mass

Grandparents - you have a very important mission to pass on the faith to future generations! Would you like some help? Do you have tips to share? Come and join other grandparents who love our Catholic faith and want to it pass on. Gather with us at the next meeting of the Catholic Grandparents Association in the St. Joseph the Worker, Orefield Parish Center on Saturday July 20th after the 8:30 am Mass. Also, save the date for a special Mass where we will join with other grandparents and grandchildren to celebrate National Grandparents Day on Sunday September 8th at the 10 am Mass. After Mass we have tables set aside at the Knights of Columbus buffet breakfast to enjoy each other's company while having breakfast.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart ... and love your neighbor as yourself.” As couples, our closest neighbor is our spouse. a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend can deepen your love for each other.