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CYO meeting 11/26/17
The CYO will meet next Sunday, November 26th, at 4:00 PM at the IHM Parish Center. We will be preparing to send winter clothes from our clothing drive out into the Leflore County community. The Youth Leadership team will meet at 2:50 PM before the meeting. Thank you to everyone for your tremendous support of our CYO/Life Teen program. Der...

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Mother Mary Lange
Mother Mary Lange was born Elizabeth Lange in 1794 in Santiago de Cuba. She received an excellent education and in the early 1800s Elizabeth left Cuba and settled in the United States. By 1813, she had moved to Baltimore, Maryland where a large community of French speaking Catholics from Haiti was established. Being well educated, it did ...

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Revival on the River - One Worship Night
One Worship Night is an ecumenical night of worship and fellowship.  The event is on November 20, 2017 at 7PM at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, Greenwood, MS. UNITY | WORSHIP | REVIVAL | HEALING  

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Pope Francis - World Day of the Poor on November 19, 2017
Pope Francis has named the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary time the World Day of the Poor. The inaugural World Day of the Poor will be celebrated November 19, 2017 "It is my wish that, in the week preceding the World Day of the Poor, which falls this year on 19 November, the Thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Christian communit...

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iGiveCatholic2017 Bishop Kopacz and a Special Guest!
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#iGiveCatholic Campaign
#iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday will be held from midnight until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, November 28. It's 24 hours of giving by Catholics for the Catholic community, but you have the opportunity to make your gifts in advance beginning November 10 and running through November 26. Transactions made on iGiveCatholic.org are secure an...

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Thanksgiving Day Mass
Thanksgiving Day Mass will be held at St. Francis this year on Thursday, November 23rd, at 9 AM. Please bring a canned good, soap, peanut butter, or dry goods for the Food Pantry as your offering.
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CYO Winter Clothing Drive
Our CYO is putting on a Winter Clothing Drive for Men, Women, and Children. All winter items including jackets, hoodies, scarves, gloves, etc. can be donated and placed in the brown boxes in the IHM Parish Center. All donations are due by Sunday, November 26th, and will support the poor in Leflore County. Thank you for supporting our C...

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St. Martin de Porres
St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru, the illegitimate son to a Spanish gentleman and a freed slave from Panama, of African descent. As Martin grew older, he experienced a great deal of ridicule for being of mixed-race. Martin asked the Dominicans to accept him as a volunteer who performed the most menial tasks in the monastery. In...

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Thanksgiving - Box of Love
This November, in a partnership with our Life Teen who are collecting food items for a “Thanksgiving -- Box of Love”, we are asking parishioners to donate the following canned items: turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, yams, vegetables, and/or boxes of instant potatoes, stuffing mixes, and the like. We are also looking for parishio...

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