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fundraising program for our Outreach Ministries.  15% off all Bishop's Blend coffee and tea
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How to contact Mother

Mother Rachael's General
Office Hours*
Tuesday 9:30 am -12:30 pm and
4 pm -7 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Other hours by appointment

*These hours may be amended due to
diocesan responsibilities and/or pastoral
This week’s readings:

Leviticus 19: 1-2, 9-18
Psalm 119: 33-40
I Corinthians 3: 10-11, 16-23
Matthew 5: 38-48
Mark your Calendars -


Nicholas Quardokus, first place winner of the June 2013 American Guild of Organist Regional Competition for
Young Organist (Region V), will perform a selection of works at a free recital on Sunday, March 2nd at 3 PM.
This free Concert Series is presented by St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church and will follow with a
reception in Montgomery Parish Hall.

A free-will offering will be taken for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. This event is free and open to the public. St.
John’s ( / 815-834-1168) is located at the corner of Washington & 11th Streets in

Lenten Bible Study - Tuesdays during Lent. (3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15)
7 PM Eucharist; 7:30-9 Bible Study

We will be using the series
Making Sense of the Cross, by David J. Lose. Mother Rachael is taking orders for
Participant's Books ($13/ each); they are also available on Kindle (http://
Cross-David-Lose-ebook/dp/B007UN3CNC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=). Please
sign up on the participant's list in the narthex, and indicate if you would like a book to be ordered for you.

Lenten Quiet Day

Saturday, March 8 -  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Rev. Eileen Shanley-Roberts will lead us in quiet meditation on
Our Lenten Pilgrimage: A Celtic Reflection. A Soup/Salad Luncheon will be served. Donation requested: $5. A
sign up sheet is located on the table in the Narthex.

World Day of Prayer will be held at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on Monee Road in Park Forest on
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Please plan to attend to represent the Church of the Holy Family. Bev
Sailer is the representative on the planning committee for this event. Two to three members of Holy Family are
needed to pass the collection plates at this service. Please contact Bev Sailer at 283-7118 if you can volunteer
to serve in this capacity.
The service will be approximately 1 to 2 hours. Refreshments will be served.

Please mark your calendar as we begin our Lenten Journey on Wednesday, March 5.
The Ash Wednesday
y will begin at 7 PM.

Ashes to Go has proved to be an excel-lent outreach ministry in our parish. If you would like to assist
Mother Rachael and Deacon Betty on Ash Wednesday, please email or call them. You do not need to be an
ordained minister to administer the Laying of Ashes.

Lenten Events At a Glance:

Ashes to Go
- Wednesday, March 5, 6:30 am.
Richton Park Metra Station.

Ash Wednesday Liturgy with the imposition of
Ashes- Wednesday, March 5, 7 PM.

Stations of the Cross - Friday, March 7, 6:30 PM
(and all Fridays during Lent)

Lenten Quiet Day - Saturday, March 8, 9

Lenten Bible Study - Tuesdays during Lent. (3/11,
3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15) 7 PM Eucharist; 7:30-9
Bible Study