January 13: Continental Breakfast after 8:00 and 10:00 Sunday Masses
January 18th: Calling Catholic Singles – Catholic singles from both Our Lady of Lourdes and Epiphany are welcome to join us for dinner, music, and dancing at the American Legion, 1770 East Venice Avenue at 5:30 pm. Call Marie at 941-493-8579 or email her at email@example.com.
January 20: Feast of Cana. Renewal of Marriage Vows during 8 and 10 Masses. Reception to follow in Parish Hall after each Mass.
January 23: Visit the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Bus leaves Our Lady of Lourdes back parking lot at 8:00 AM sharp! Returns 5:30 PM. Cost is $25.00 per person. Contact Ellen Rush 941-408-1768.
January 26/27: Food Collection Weekend
January 26/27: Tootsie Roll Campaign – After all of the Masses your Knights of Columbus will accept donations that will benefit Venice Elementary Special Education, Special Olympics, Challenger Baseball, The Loveland Center and In-Stride Therapy.
January 29th: Surviving Divorce…Hope and Healing for the Catholic Family. A support series for men and women who are recovering from divorce will begin today at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. This 12-week program features 30-minute DVDs and discussion that cover topics of shock, denial, anger, grief, guilt, forgiveness, money, the courts, the kids, the ex-spouse, annulment, dating, sexuality, spirituality, remarriage or staying single, and much more. Whether you were divorced recently or many years ago, the program offers valuable insights for everyone. Our group begins today from 6:30 to 8 pm. The cost of $25 per person includes a “Personal Survival Guide,” refreshments, and all materials. To register or for questions contact the facilitators, Bob and Chris Smialek, at (815) 275-5305 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all other events see our parish calendar!