FOP walk - 2016

7th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk

St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Elizabeth Seton Carlisle Conference, will host its 7th Annual “Friends of the Poor Walk” on Saturday, September 30th  at the Scotch Ridge Nature Park Trail at the Carlisle Middle School.  Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. and Bishop Pates will lead the opening prayer at 9:30 a.m. The event ends at...

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Inner Visions

Baby Bottle Campaign

We have organized a Baby Bottle Campaign for Inner Visions HealthCare, a local unplanned pregnancy and STD medical clinic. Their mission is to empower women in vulnerable and desperate situations to embrace their womanhood and motherhood and choose life. Please take one of the bottles you will find in the gathering space,...

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Parables

Father Kirby’s Korner

After Mass on Friday, I sat down with one of my runners from “back in the day,” Tanelle Berard.  You might remember Tanelle coming to our church and speaking with us about her mission to evangelize at various college campus’s in the country.  Tanelle is married now and she and...

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Faith Formation

2017 – 2018 Faith Formation Classes

Be sure and mark your calendars!  The kindergarten through fourth grade students will begin classes on Sunday, September 10th following the 9:00 a.m. Mass. The fifth through tenth grade students will be starting their classes on Wednesday, September 13th.  

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Sower

Father Kirby’s Korner

Today’s Gospel features the familiar parable of the “Sower of the Seed” and one of the key words of this story is “sow.” The word “sow” does not capture the original sense of the meaning Jesus was trying to convey in the parable. Sowing for a farmer in first century...

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SVDP

Check out the SVDP Coffee Bar!

The St. Elizabeth Saint Vincent DePaul conference has set up a new Keurig Coffee Bar in the kitchen. All are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and throw a couple of bucks in the jar. We’ll use the funds to do the work of our SVDP...

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Operation Backpack

The CCA will once again be collecting school supplies for the children in Carlisle in need of some help. Cash donations will also be appreciated. Please bring your donations to the Church by July 30th. A list of suggested supplies is available in the church entry.  Thank you for your...

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come to me

Father Kirby’s Korner

In today’s Gospel Jesus tells us the familiar phrase where he says to us “come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” It is one of those things that sounds wonderful and comforting, but do we really know what Jesus is asking...

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Matthew

Father Kirby’s Korner

There is an odd little addition to Jesus’ speech in today’s Gospel. Jesus’ speech is about the importance of loving him above all else and then how important it is to keep in perspective the things of earth compared to the things of heaven. Toward the end Jesus pivots and...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Jim Derwin, who has been awarded the Knight of the Year for the St. Elizabeth Council of the Knights of Columbus. Jim has been a huge contributor to Knights activities including spearheading the fish fries and the Sunday breakfasts for the group. Thanks for all you do, Jim!...

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