St. Augustine, Signal Mountain
Parishioners of St. Augustine, for the 23rd year, partnered with Signal Mountain Social Services to provide new school supplies, backpacks, and clothing vouchers for 93 needy students in elementary through high school during August.
St. Catherine Labouré, Copperhill
The parish will have a Catholicism Study Program from 10:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for 10 Sundays beginning Sept. 9. The program will be presented by Father Robert Barron via DVD. Mike McWilliams and Bob Soph will facilitate the sessions. Cost is $25 per person or couple. Sign up by the door in the back of the church.
The St. Catherine Labouré annual parish picnic is set for Sunday, Sept. 30, at Horseshoe Bend Park. Father Patrick Resen will celebrate Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the park before the picnic. Bring a covered dish, a beverage of choice, and a lawn chair. The parish will supply hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, and water. There will be a white-elephant exchange; bring a $10 gift to participate. Call Marie Traylor at 706-492-9683 for more information.
St. Mary, Athens
Volunteers are needed for the St. Mary parish fall festival, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, after the 10 a.m. Mass. Planned events include a silent auction, a Chinese auction, games, and more. A variety of ethnic foods will also be available for sale. For more information, call Brian Cook at 423-333-4878.