First Annual Transfiguration Oktoberfest - Saturday, September 19 - 3 pm - 11 pm
Join us for Live music, German Food and Beer, Children's Activies, Raffles. Bands: Summer Son, Rebel and Out of Storage, in the Main Church Parking Lot. Watch for discounted pre-event ticket sales. Call the Parish Office for more details. (Evening masses and confession on the 19th will be cancelled.) If you can volunteer, please follow: http://vols.pt/fqehHY to sign up. You will be directed to VolunteerSpot.com. Service hours can be earned for your time.
ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEEKEND AFTER MASSES.
You may also visit https://www.givecentral.org/location/86/event/9854 (Category: OKTOBERFEST TICKETS) to make a purchase online.
Religious Education Registration
Ongoing - early registration is encouraged for the best session selection. Call 847-526-6400 x 239 for more information.
Catechists, Catechist substitutes and aides are needed for the 2015-16 acedemic year. This is a great way to share your faith or earn service hours. Contact Mary at 847-526-6400 x239 or email email@example.com for more information.
School of Religion - Important Dates
Monday, August 17 7:30 pm in PLC - Catechist Orientation & Directory Photo
Tuesday, September 1 7:30 pm in PLC - Parent Orientation
Saturday, September 12 9:00 am - noon - Pollone Library - Virtus training - ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT www.virtus.org
We are getting well underway wih our planning for the monthly activities which begin in August of 2015 and end in August of 2016. We will kicked off the year with Prayer: August 9 Bishop Rassas presidee at the 9 am mass to begin the anniversary year. The next Celebration will be an Oktoberfest on September 19 from 3 - 11 pm See above for more details. (Evening Masses and Confession for that date will be cancelled). We are also planning service and outreach activities as well as Madrigal Performances with dinner, Mardi Gras, other masses at various locations, picnics and participation in area parades on Memorial Day and July 4. Have we piqued your interest? Come see how you can be a part of the planning and success of our activities. Please contact the Parish Office for the date of our next planning meeting. We need your participation for the success of our celebrations. Anyone that would have historical information and pictures to please contact us. Our history committee would love to speak with you. Please contact Kathie at the Parish Office 847-526-2400 x245.
Consider enrolling your child in Catholic School scholarships are available. Contact Chris Brannan - Transfiguration Elementary PK3-Gr. 5 at 847-526-6311 or Cheryl Reilly - Frassati Catholic Academy Gr 6 - 8 at 847-487-5600.
Weekly Wednesday Holy Hour
Our Evangelization Commission invites you to attend our Wednesday Holy Hour at 7 PM in Church. Come and experience the peace of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Join the journey with guided prayer, music and silence. Come and be spiritually fed and uplifted.
First Friday Adoration - September 4
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will begin at 8:30 am and continues until 7:30 pm on the First Friday of the Month. The Rosary will be prayed at 6:45 pm. Confessions in Polish or English will be heard at 7:00 pm. Stations of the Cross will follow the mass. There is a sign up binder in the vestibule of church 1 week prior for those that can commit to 1 hour of time. We need to have someone with the Blessed Sacrament at all times. Please come and pray before the Lord, exposed in the Blessed Sacrament, for any amount of time.
Catholic Consortium of Lake County Schools:
Enrollment for 2015-2106 school year. Transfiguration Elementary (Gr: PS 3-5) and Frassati Catholic Academy (Gr 6-8) are on our campus. Contact Chris Brannan 847-526-6311 for Transfiguration Elementary or Cheryl Reilly 847-487-5600 for Frassati.