VBS= Vacation Bible SAINTS!

Vacation Bible Saints will be held at Incarnation starting Monday, July 24 and ending on Friday, July 28 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm each day. Learn about some of our beloved Catholic Saints through crafts, music, games, and other activities. All rising kindergarten through 5th grade children are invited to participate. Suggested donation of $25 per family to attend. We are also looking for middle and high school students and adults to serve as leaders. Please contact Patrick with questions.

April 7 Theatre’N’Theology

We marvel at how God’s mercy, presence, and grace breaks in to the lives of ordinary people in good times and in crisis. That is what we see in the films that we view and discuss at our parish TNT (Theater ‘N’ Theology).  Our 2nd TNT of the Lenten season takes place on Friday, April 7, beginning promptly at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to come to our Incarnation Movie Theater (the “Stone Chapel”) with comfortable seating and large projection.  After the movie  (the “Theology” part), we discuss the film’s relevance to our life in Christ and note the action of God’s mercy.  Our April feature is the 1996 film Sling Blade. It’s a fascinating portrait of a mentally deficient man sprung from an institution for the criminally insane 20 years after killing his mother and her boyfriend; now he attempts to blend into “real life”, helped by a boy who befriends him.  An incredibly controlled performance by Billy Bob Thornton (who also wrote and directed) anchors this long finale. Young Lucas Black is exceptional as Thornton’s new friend, country singer Dwight Yoakam is first-rate as a short-fused bully, and John Ritter is terrific in a most unusual part.   Oscar- winner for Best Screenplay Adaptation; based on the short film Some Call It A Sling Blade.  Also starring Robert Duvall.  Rated R.  Facilitated by Fr. Gregory.  All are welcome.  Come watch a great movie with your brothers and sisters in Christ! 

Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia

Our Holy Father Pope Francis published an Apostolic Exhortation titled Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family) on March 19, 2016, as his authoritative teaching following the 2015 World Synod of Bishops on the Family. It is beautiful teaching on living the Sacrament of Matrimony and on Christian family life. 

Our parish is having a discussion group on this important instruction by Pope Francis facilitated by Father Gregory on March 29 from 7:30 – 9:00pm in the Conference Room. The text that we are using is the edition published by The Word Among Us Press, which can be obtained at The Sycamore Tree. We will be discussing #157-168 of the document, using the discussion questions #12, 1-3 found on pages 262-263. All are welcome. 

Easter Triduum Schedule

HOLY THURSDAY, April 13

Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7:30 p.m.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The Celebration of Night Prayer
(The Liturgy of the Hours) – 11:00 p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY, April 14

Service of Tenebrae – 6:30 a.m.

Live Stations of the Cross at Incarnation (Spanish) – 3:00 p.m.

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 7:30 p.m.

HOLY SATURDAY, April 15

Please note: There will be no Reconciliation at 4:30 p.m. and No 5:30 p.m. Mass

The Great Vigil of Easter – 8:00 p.m.

Reception for new members follows the conclusion of the Vigil Liturgy 
in the Parish Activities Center

EASTER SUNDAY, April 16

Masses at 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. (Spanish)

Please note: There will be no 4:30 p.m. Mass

The Traditional European Blessing
of Easter Food – 
10:30 a.m. 

Easter Flowers

We’re accepting donations for Easter flowers in memory of your loved ones. Suggested donation is $20. Order online or in the narthex by April 2.  You can make checks payable to the Church of the Incarnation. Thank you!

Alaskan Fish Fry- March 31

Save the Date! March 31, 2017 is our first Alaskan Fish Fry!
5- 7 p.m. 
Church of the Incarnation – Parish Hall

Meal includes 3 sides, dessert and a drink
Beer will be available for purchase
All proceeds benefit the people from the village of Kamuzinda and neighboring villages.

Tickets are limited. We encourage you to purchase here ASAP!

To Go Orders also available!

Season of Lent Talk by Tom Noble

This talk was given by Tom Noble on Sunday, Febru

 

Mulch Fundraiser!

Buy mulch! Help teens know, love, and serve God! Everybody wins!! Click here to order online and here for a printable order form. for details about the mulch we sell and the pricing we offer for this great fundraiser. The mulch will be delivered to your home between April 3-7, or you can also pick up the bags at church. Want to help us deliver the mulch? Or do you have a pickup truck or other vehicle we can use for our deliveries?  Great!! Contact Patrick to get involved or if you have any questions.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities at the Parish:

• Red Wine- Please bring bottles of red wine to church. No rose, white, or dessert wines please.

•Refurbish Community Garden. Replace all beds with eco-friendly, non-toxic materials, add soil, repair/replace water barrels, new support stands for water barrels, fix down spouts and add patio bricks to walking areas. $3,600

• Replacement of all light fixtures in the Parish Activity Center with new energy efficient LED light fixtures to reduce electrical costs and better lighting. $4,630.03

• Replacement of all light fixtures in the Worship Center with energy efficient LED lights. Will help reduce the cost of lighting the Worship Center. $8,010.15 ($4,000 already raised)

• “Flor y Canto” – Music Books for Hispanic Community Mass – $3,500

Please contact Izzy if you would like to sponsor one or more of these items. Thank you!

 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday 1-9pm

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday 1-9pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.

Eucharistic Adoration

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