From the Pastor’s Desk – September 22, 2019

“CATHOLICISM’’ Coming Oct. 10 in Parish Hall

“The most important media project in the history of the Catholic Church in America.”

George Weigel, Biographer of St. John Paul II

St. Genevieve will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Bishop Robert Barron’s award-winning DVD series with a weekly showing and discussion every Thursday at 7pm in the Parish Hall, beginning Oct. 10.

     Journey together as a parish with Bishop Barron to more than 50 locations in 16 countries in this captivating series that brings out the truth, goodness and beauty of Catholicism and the places Jesus and the saints lived and walked. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of our Catholic faith that claims more than one billion people and discover the full meaning and historic roots of our faith.

Join Us for this Journey Around the

World and Deep Into Our Catholic Faith…Starting Oct. 10!

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Picnic Thank-Yous!

So many to thank for an amazing Parish Picnic, starting with the hundreds of parishioners, families, friends who attended and enjoyed a day of Parish Community Fun, Food, Music, Face Painting, Laughs, Sharing and Games galore!

Very special thanks to our St. Gen’s Men, Sister Theresa and Home & School; and the Picnic Committee, led by Fran & Kerry O’Donnell, assisted in huge ways by Jim Dailey, Tim Callahan, Ron Altieri, Jim Wood, Mary, Jon & Jake Riesberg, Danielle Smith,  Melissa Shevlin,  Carla Weaver, and Cindi & Joe Dowling.

Big thanks also to all who donated food, supplies and services:

Joe Halligan (Halligan’s Pub hamburgers and ice); Karen Boyd (Bredenbeck’s Bakery sheet cakes); Music by DJ Mike McKendry, John Thain & Tim Shepard (Rita’s Water Ice), Kathy & Tim Callahan (Face Painting), Joe Manta (food/supplies), Tim Koenig (snacks), Lilliana Falkenstein (watermelons, children’s prizes, fruit), Dan Fanning (parking, generator), Mike Palmatier (parking), Dan Hollern (grilling), Dominick & Lucy Ruggieri, Paul Greenberg (generator), Joe Dowling, Sean Brickley, Jen Tomlinson (field day games) and everyone who helped with logistics, cooking, setup, parking, face painting, cleanup and 50-50 ticket sales.

It was a memorable, fun day for all! Let’s do it again next year!

And congratulations to Betty Sprague, the 50-50 raffle winner!