Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth - Muhammad Ali

SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (attach current transcript to application), be a high school senior who will graduate in 2021 and enroll in college in the fall of 2021, OR a college student who will be continuing as a sophomore, junior or senior in the fall of 2021. Please submit a typed essay with the application (details are listed on the form), and mail to St. Lawrence Church , 120 N. Gatewood or email to stlawrencenews@cdlex.org. Applications must be postmarked by  May 31, 2021. College Application  High School Application

WELCOME FATHER SHERRY  Fr. Sherry will be visiting our parish April 10 & 11. He comes to us from Cross Catholic Outreach and will share some touching stories about the amazing work Catholic missions are accomplishing worldwide. Since Cross Catholic Outreach empowers existing Catholic missions, its program are extremely cost-effective, and the majority of the resources it collects go into program services that help the poorest of the poor around the world. To learn more about Cross Catholic Outreach, please go to CrossCatholic.org/outreach, or text BLESSINGS to 474747.

THANK YOU  To the Knights of Columbus for coordinating the Fish Fry. Thank you to the local Boy Scouts for running meals to the cars, and thank you to all the amazing volunteers!

FOOD PANTRY MINISTRIES would like your help! With the ongoing pandemic, the Hands Food Pantry is serving more people than ever. You can help your community by donating a non perishable food item that with be used to prepare nutritious meal for people in need. The list will change monthly and updated regularly. We would like to thank all of those that have donated to help keep the pantry stocked. You can contact Andrea Dull or call/text at 256-337-6658 for more information regarding this important community ministry.

KROGER REWARDS PROGRAM For several years, Kroger has offered a Community Rewards fundraising program which benefits St. Lawrence every time an “enrolled” Kroger Plus Card is scanned to buy groceries. In order for our parish to receive this Rewards money, you must apply online. If you have not enrolled, please follow these instructions:

1.  Go to www.kroger.com/o/store-services/community-rewards 2.  Under “Are You a Customer Looking to Enroll?” click on  “See more details and enroll!”

3. Enter the requested information. 4. Click on “Find Organization.” Search by entering # 10581 or St. Lawrence.

5. Click “Enroll” inside the St. Lawrence Catholic Church box

Contact the parish office (502-839-6381) with questions

DIAPER DRIVE  St. Lawrence is sponsoring a Diaper Drive for the United Methodist Church Diaper Bank. Their service provides diapers, wipes, and rash ointment to between 40 and 50 Anderson County families twice a month. Please put any size diapers, wipes, or ointment (unopened packages only) in the box in the Narthex or drop off at the parish office. All items will be delivered to the United Methodist Church.

Please watch the video regarding the new procedures on attending Holy Mass. Video can be found on Facebook or YouTube. Click either link to watch. 

VICTIM’S  ADVOCATE  Know  someone that has  been the victim of sexual abuse  or sexual misconduct by church personnel? If so, please contact the Diocese  of Lexington’s Victim Advocate,  Laura Napora at  859-338-5695 or victimsassistance@cdlex.org.

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