As a follow-up to Chris Stefanik's REBOOT! experience, soon we are going to offer another dynamic opportunity, entitled “The Rescue Project”. You don't have to have participated in the REBOOT! in order to join the Rescue Project. Chris encouraged everybody to commit to some type of small group experience. Well, the Rescue Project will be a great starting point. The Rescue Project sessions involve small group discussions. Each evening includes some food and fellowship, some prayer/worship, a presentation of the topic, and discussion. The Rescue Project addresses our existence, the fact of the devil and evil, the human story as it moves from creation, to capture, to redemption, to our response to God's loving intervention to save us. A fresh look at these huge topics could revitalize your life. Consider joining the mission. Seriously consider whom to invite! Stay tuned for more details. You can get a preview of the Rescue Project at https://rescueproject.us/watch/. Perhaps you won't be able to attend the sessions at the parish; then maybe the Lord is calling you to run one in your family or in your neighborhood, or with some other grouping of people. It doesn't have to happen only at the parish level.
On another note, the Living Christ diocesan capital campaign home visits have been going well. Our parishioners continue to be very generous. At the time of this letter, we have raised in actual collections or pledges 34% ($360,400) of the overall goal of $1,060,000! There is a thermometer in the gathering space showing the progress. Many thanks to those who have pledged or given thus far! Once the individual visits are done, there will be a more public phase, inviting everybody to participate in the campaign. At this point, therefore, we are going to start printing the capital campaign progress in the bulletin, rather than the ACA progress, since the ACA is winding down towards the end of the year.
Have a blessed week!
In cordibus Iesu, Mariae et Iosephus,