You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those persecute you, that you maybe children of your heavenly Father.
mt 5:43 45a
The next Middle School Youth Ministry activity will be a Wii night and pizza at St. Martha’s Parish Hall on Saturday March 15 from 6 to 9pm. Cost is $5 incuding pizza. Permission slips are required.
The Society of St. Vincent De Paul for the Parish of St Martha has been active. Since its rebirth in town just a few weeks ago it has reached over 20 people in Plainville in need of a helping hand. Though founded by Catholic lay people “the Society serves those in need regardless of creed, ethnic or social background, health, gender or political opinion.”
When you consider your charitable donations please note that all money donated to Plainville’s chapter of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is used for Plainville residents. If you or someone you know is in need contact the Parish office at 508 699-8543.
If you would like to donate your time or money please contact the Parish office.
“The Society is open to all those who seek to live their faith loving and
committing themselves to their neighbor in need.”
St Martha’s Knights of Columbus will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast free of charge on Sunday, March 16, 2014 in the Parish Hall. All are welcome and we hope everyone will attend. The breakfast menu includes pancakes, sausage, home fries, juice, coffee and tea.
Please join us downstairs in the parish hall and share some fellowship with other parishioners.
Deepen your faith, grow in community and reach out in services to others. The program will begin during the season of Lent and last six weeks. If you are interested in joining and/or hosting a small faith community, please sign-up after the Saturday and Sunday masses on the weekend of March 1st/2nd or contact using the information below.
Please contact Sue Hines (508) 695-6451 or email@example.com for more information.
Baby Bottles are back for our fourth Lenten season at St. Martha!
What do you do with the money you save from the food, desserts, and luxuries you give up for Lent? You put it in a baby bottle that will find its way to the Abundant Hope Pregnancy
Resource Center in Attleboro. Baby bottles will be given out after the Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Martha and following the 8 & 10 AM Masses on the following weekend of March 8-9. Boxes will be placed at each entrance for the returns. We encourage you to keep the bottles for the entire six week Lenten season.
The Abundant Hope has always been so grateful for your wonderful generosity. May your generosity continue to lend support to the women in crisis pregnancies and their babies.
Grade 2 Parent Meeting for First Eucharist preparation is Sunday, March 9th, at 9:00 AM, in the Parish Hall. Please mark your calendars accordingly. At least ONE PARENT is required to be in attendance. Please be reminded to BRING YOUR CHILD WITH YOU!
They will be practicing their songs and prayers and will view a video.
One Day Retreat for Hope & Healing After Abortion
Winter/Spring 2014 Dates:
Sat. 2/22/14, Sat. 3/29/14, Sat. 4/12/14 – 9AM to 5PM
Location Confidential. Requested donation of $10 to cover lunch
cost. Pre-registration is required.508-651-3100 or email
This one-day retreat is designed to help women hurting from past
abortions. Experience the personal love of Christ and find hope for
ARE YOU GETTING MARRIED OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS?
St. Joseph Parish, Kingston is offering the archdiocesan marriage preparation program Transformed in Love March 15 and 22; 9:00am – 5:00pm both days.
A previous participant commented: “A must have. Fantastic. I would strongly recommend to all couples getting married.” Another participant said, “It was fabulous! We truly enjoyed [the program] and really grew as a couple.” Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
For more information visit www.BostonCatholic.org/TransformedinLove.