First Holy Communions
We will be celebrating First Holy Communion with our second graders the next two weekends ~ April 30th and May 7th at the 5:00 Masses; and on May1st at the 12:00 noon Mass. Please join us and keep these youngsters in your prayers.
On May 22nd, 23 people from Seton, St. Andrew, Immaculate Heart of Mary and St. Bernadette will leave on pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Each day during the pilgrimage, they will place family and friends intentions that are attached to a star on an altar during Mass. If you would like to have your prayer intentions go to the Holy Land, please use the form attached above where you can request four intentions. You may drop intentions off to the St. Andrew Church Office or give them Mary Jo Voto, Seton parishioner – through Seton’s parish office, who makes this star and attaches all the intentions. Time is needed to create the star, so please get your intentions in no later than May 11th.
A Novena for St. Andrew / St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish School
O Good and Gracious God,
We praise and thank you for the students in our parish school. It is a sacred privilege to continue the teaching mission of your son, Jesus. We hear his words in our hearts: “Let the children come to me! Do not hinder them.” Please listen to our prayers as we ask you, Lord, to remove whatever hinders parents from choosing our Catholic school for their children. Guide their thinking and their decisions. May parents see the great benefits of a Catholic education that can last a lifetime. Bless our efforts. Help us be a school for all. Lord we hold in prayer all the students you will send to our school. Thank you Lord for blessing us with a future filled with promise and hope. We ask this through the intercession of Mary our Blessed Mother, St. Andrew and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Amen.
Prayer by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Lord Jesus, Who was born for us in a stable, lived for us a life of pain and sorrow, and died for us upon a cross; say for us in the hour of death, Father, forgive, and to Your Mother, Behold your child. Say to us: “This day you shall be with Me in paradise.” Dear Savior, leave us not, forsake us not. We thirst for You, Fountain of Living Water. Our days pass quickly along, soon all will be consummated for us. To Your hands we commend our spirits, now and forever. Amen.
Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith?
We welcome all who would be interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, and maybe even becoming Catholic. The Catholic Church traces its beginnings to Jesus Christ. Our Lord gave us the Church, and through the Church, we have been given the Magisterium, the Sacraments, and the Bible, and so much more, all guided by the Holy Spirit. If you have any questions or would like to
make an appointment to talk, call Patty Norris at 575 - 0119 or email her at email@example.com. You can also call Fr. Michael Cordier at 575-0119. May the Spirit help you ask a question and begin the most exciting journey of a lifetime.
Visit www.Catholicscomehome.org for faith filled information!
Seton Preschool and SASEAS School Registration
Interested in registering into our Catholic School? Please contact the SASEAS School Office, 575-0093; or the Seton Preschool Office, 575-9900 for more information.
Vocation Minute ~ View this Video ~ Pope Francis: Do you want to be a priest?
Please take a minute and offer a prayer (Our Father and Hail Mary) for vocations. Please pray that a man or woman from SEAS would accept the invitation to follow Christ as a diocesan priest or religious sister or nun. And pray for parishioner Matt Spotts who continues his formation to become a Jesuit priest.
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