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St. Barbara Parish
4008 Prairie Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
708-485-2900
E-mail: bulletin@stbarbarabrookfield.org
 
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Parish Life at St. Barbara Parish

Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children

     St. Barbara’s Missionary Spirit Team is planning our next service opportunity for Friday, May 29th  from 8:00 to 9:30 pm at Feed My Starving Children’s Aurora location.  We will pack individual meals, called MannaPacks, which are rice based meals designed to save the lives of severely malnourished and starving children.  The meals are shipped around the world to areas where children are most in need.  You can find more information about the wonderful work they do at www.fmsc.org. This service project is open to 20 volunteers.  Children as young as 5 years old are welcome.  People putting the MannaPacks together will be standing, but there are projects available for people who may need to sit.  We will plan to meet at St. Barbara’s to carpool.   Volunteers have a great time at this high energy event.  If you’d like to sign up or have questions contact missionaryspirit@stbarbarabrookfield.org.

Is This You?

     Are you someone who is willing to launder a shopping bag of small altar linens occasionally (never more than five times a year)If you think you might be able to help us out or need more information, please call the rectory office at 485-2900.

Market Day

       There is a pizza and cookie dough promotion going on this month.  We will receive 15% up to 99 boxes, instead of our usual 10%. Please consider ordering some and help us reach our goal!
     Why not try Market Day products? You can get $5 off your first order by using the promotion code NEWFIVE when you spend $25. 
     The next Market Day pick-up is Saturday, May 30th from10:00--10:30 a.m. in the Parish Center. Orders are due by Tuesday, May 26th. Order online, drop off in Market Day mailbox outside Rectory. Order forms can be found near the bulletins in church or online at www.marketday.com. Remember you can also buy Market Day products at Gordon Food Service(GFS) stores and St. Barbara will still receive credit.      

Save the Date for Our Parish Centennial Celebrations

     YES...mark your calendars for: Saturday, October 24, 2015 (5:00 pm Mass with Bishop Manz and Pot Luck Dinner to follow). It is our Parish kick off for our Centennial Celebrations! More details to come!!!

Food Pantry

       The Clothing Corner of the Food Pantry will be accepting spring and summer shoes and apparel. The winter clothing was so very much appreciated. Our clients were warm and happy during the cold season.

 Phoenix Organization

  St. Barbara Phoenix Organization, a support group for the separated, widowed, and divorced, will meet Thursday, May 14th at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. This will be our last meeting until next fall. Please come and enjoy the pizza and other refreshments, especially the company of nice people you will meet.

Pastoral Care Ministry

     The Pastoral Ministry would like to share with you the following information: If a friend or family member is sick and you or him/her want us to pray for them, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900 ext. 6 --- If a love one or relative is sick and want to receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist or the sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900 ext. 6.

Book Recycling  

   Recycle your used, outdated or worn books in the new book donation bin located in the parking lot.
St. Barbara Parish benefits from every pound of books donated! Our goal is to reuse as many books as possible and recycle those that we can’t so that no book ends up in a landfill. 630-283-3093.