Jessica and Tim Shanahan along with Kim and Pat Bailey are hosting a dinner party at Oak Hill on Fri., Aug.17. Their NPH Godchild is traveling through and would like to tell us about his Orphanage in the Dominican which is his Family. Nick and I, the McNamaras and the Polizzis will be there. Please let me know this week if you can join us.
On Sat., Oct. 20, we (St. Louis' Haiti Team) will host a documentary film screening about Haiti at the Little Theatre as a fundraiser for St. Damien Hospital, Haiti. We would love to see you there. I will tell you more about that later--but please save the date as we really need your support that evening. Musician Angelo Rose along with Jennifer Rayno from NPH are working on that big event.
Fr. Rick Frechette will celebrate his 65th Birthday on Aug. 14. This along with our annual Corn Sale on the Sept. 8/9 weekend and Ornament Sale on the Dec. 1/2 weekend will hopefullly get us to earn the matching $25,000 grant again being offered to us by an anonymous donor. Father Rick will be so grateful!
The 6:45 AM Mass on Tues., Aug. 14 at St. Louis will be offered for Fr. Rick's Birthday.
Ornament Ribboning help needed. Would you be able to help place the ribbons on 900 wood tree ornaments on either Thurs., Aug. 30 or Thurs., Sept. 6 at 1 PM at my house at 10 Rippingale. Please let me know. Thanks PS: the Holy Childhood angels are already gift packaged. Contact Marcia Mendola