Volunteers are a gift to the Community.  We would love your help!

LENTEN FAST & ABSTINENCE GUIDELINES FASTING: Obligatory on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday for persons 18 to 59 years of age. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal. It prohibits eating between meals. ABSTINENCE: Obligatory for persons 14 years of age and older. No meat is permitted on Ash Wednesday, all Fridays during Lent, and Good Friday.

LENTEN FISH FRY   The Fish Fry will begin on February 26th and run every Friday thru March 26th from 5-7 pm. Volunteer sign up sheets are in the Narthax, or you can contact Brian at fishfrystlawrence@gmail.com  or 301-606-6679. Due to Covid-19 this years Fish Fry will be take out only. 

FREE MEAL HELPING HANDS If you or someone you know is in need, free meals will be made available this Thursday March4th at Open Hands Community Food Pantry,1111 Industry Road, Lawrenceburg. Important Instructions: Meals will be served Drive Thru ONLY from 6:15-6:45pm or until

the meals are gone. Please stay in your car. Once you get to the head of the line, you will be asked how many meals you will need. An Open Hands worker will bring meals outside to a table. Meals can then be retrieved from the table after the worker has gone back in to the building.

 We thank the St. Lawrence Food Pantry Ministry team (Andrea Dull, coordinator) for providing this valuable ministry.

EASTER MEMORIAL FLOWERS If you would like to donate Easter Flowers in memory of a loved one, please clearly print the names of those people on a note, put it in an envelope and drop it in the collection basket. Email, or mail a note to the parish office 120 N. Gatewood..

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

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.

BEST LENT EVER! You are invited to sign up for free daily videos. These five minute videos are sure to make your Lenten experience even more impactful. As an additional help, free Best Lent Ever Journals are available in the blue tote on the parish office porch (pick up at any time, on any day of the week) and in the narthex. Sign up for videos by email, visit BestLentEver.com/2021

HOMEBOUND MINISTRIES We are looking for about eight (or more) volunteers who will call fellow  parishioners (name and numbers provided) over a two-week period. A script will be provided for these super volunteers to outline what to say. The  responses will be returned to the Ministry team.  

This mission is initiated by your fellow parishioners as we all  miss each other and want us to reengage with each other. Short term and easy, plus you get to talk to folks and see how they are doing. If you are interested contact Sally Higgins  or call 303-521-0590 or email Joy Bozorgzad or call 502-418-3029 

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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