Parish notes: Chattanooga Deanery

Holy Spirit, Soddy-Daisy

The St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Harvest Mart will be held in the church pavilion at Holy Spirit Church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. The event features arts and crafts, a Christmas store with new and used holiday decorations, and smoked pork sandwiches. Proceeds from the Harvest Mart will be used for those who are in need of financial assistance during the year. Call Cathy Kalinowski for more information at 423-468-3613.

St. Jude, Chattanooga

Father Charlie Burton will celebrate a Mass for vocations at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the church. A rosary will be prayed following Mass.

The St. Jude Haiti Mission Team is partnering with the Sisters of the Religious of Jesus and Mary to provide Christmas gifts to the people in the parish mission in Gros-Morne, Haiti. Cash donations will be accepted to provide families with schoolbooks, livestock, food, vehicles, and medication, and to support the mountain forestation project. The alternative Christmas gift order forms can be found in the parish bulletins from Nov. 3 through Christmas Day or by contacting the parish office at 423-870-2386. Donations should be placed in an envelope along with the order form and labeled “Haiti Mission Christmas”.

St. Mary, Athens

Knights of Columbus Council 8396 is bringing a special image of Our Lady of Guadalupe to St. Mary Church. The image will be on display Nov. 12-18. The icon is one of a few unique images that have been touched to St. Juan Diego’s tilma in Mexico City containing the original image of Our Lady. The image also has been blessed by Pope Benedict XVI. The Knights have been sending these images to various councils around the country, with the Athens council receiving it for a full week. Additional information about the images is available at www.kofc.org/un/en/service/church/marian/chavez.html.

St. Stephen, Chattanooga

Newcomers: Roxanne and David Barr, Kim and Tuan Do, Elizabeth and Jason Graves, Sann and Billy Pell, Beth Puh, Thais and Marcos Resende, Jen and Kevin Schafluetzel, Jennifer and Elizabeth Vamprine, Linda and Mark Zinnanti, Jamie Stogsdill, Mr. and Mrs. Ayman Jada

Sts. Peter and Paul, Chattanooga

The annual All Souls Day devotion and rosary at Mount Olivet Cemetery will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Call the parish office for more details at 423-266-1618.

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