News Blast & Bulletin 05/22/2022

Easter Greetings!

Your bulletin:

Here are the highlights:

  • Who’s ready for Opera Night at Sts. Peter and Paul? TONIGHT at 6:30pm! Refreshments will be available during intermission.
  • Buildings & Grounds 2nd Annual Plant Sale continues tomorrow and Sunday, May 21st & 22nd, from 10 – 4 at Sts. Peter & Paul, inside the Hall in St. Elizabeth’s room. Choose from assorted flowers, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and perennials. (p. 8)
  • “Exploring the Eucharist” Exhibit opens this weekend in the Invitation Room (formerly St. Raphael’s room). Be sure to pick up a copy of “Reflections of the Eucharist: What the Church Teaches” as you leave Mass this weekend.
  • The Yard Sale is June 10 – 11, 2022. Set up will start on Sunday, June 5th and continue all week. (p.8)
  • Parish Council Elections – will be held in June. If you are interested in helping our Parish grow and live its motto to Evangelize, Sanctify, and Serve, then contact one of the current council members. (p. 5)
  • Game Day is coming – October 2nd, 2022 from 12:30 – 4:30pm. There will be a planning meeting Monday, May 23rd at 7pm in St. Elizabeth’s room in the Parish Center. Contact Eileen Monahan at 434.962.4656 or email
  • Diocesan Youth opportunities – Discipleship week (for rising 10th – 12th graders) at Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center and EPIC (for rising 6th – 8th graders) at St. Edward the Confessor in Richmond. Contact John Verga ( if interested. (p. 4)
  • Youth Group will have their next event at St. Joseph’s on June 17th for GAME NIGHT. We will meet at 6:00pm in SPP parking lot to carpool to SJ and return by 9:30pm. (p. 4)
  • “Save the Date” – MARRIED COUPLES DATE NIGHT – Wednesday, May 25th from 6 – 7:30pm in the Parish Hall. Guest speakers Kate and Bob McAleer will share tools and tips for living the Catholic vocation of marriage. Whether you’ve been married for 5 or 50 years, improving communication and growing in faith together is a must if you want to thrive and not just survive! Bob and Kate will share insights they’ve gathered from more than a decade of parish marriage ministry work on creating and maintaining a Christ-centered marriage. On-site babysitting will be available. (p. 8)
  • New USHERS are needed at both Masses. This is an excellent way to serve. Training is coming up on Saturday, June 4th at 10:00am for new and old ushers. Contact Frank Pilk if you are interested; his number is on page 2 of the bulletin. (p. 8)
  • The Remnant Generation in Kampala, Uganda, will have a guest speaker here at Sts. Peter and Paul on the weekend of June 4th & 5th. Please read more on pg. 6 of this weekend’s bulletin. (. 6)
  • The annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, September 11, 2022 with registration starting at noon and a 1pm Shotgun start. The price is $75. Contact Cynthia with any questions or if you’d like to volunteer. (p. 9)
  • If you are in either building after normal business hours, please, please, please, be sure to:
    • NOT prop doors open (we cannot afford to heat/cool the outside).
    • turn lights off (even if you didn’t turn them on)
    • turn off/unplug the portable heater (chapel users only)
    • turn around and make sure the outermost doors have completely closed behind you. (Yank on the door to make sure it doesn’t open.)
    • Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
  • TONIGHT is Family Movie Night at St. Joseph’s, May 20th at 7:30PM. Drinks, popcorn, and ice cream will be available while you enjoy “The Princess Bride”.
  • The next Knights of the Roundtable and Ladies Auxiliary meeting is on Thursday, June 2nd at 6pm at St. Joseph’s. (p. 11)
  • A Mass in Spanish will be celebrated on Pentecost Sunday, June 5th, at 2pm at St. Joseph’s. (p. 11)
  • Youth Group Game Night – Friday, June 17th from 6:30p – 9:00p, hosted by St. Joseph’s.

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.” John 14:26

Karen Davidson

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