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Entries for July 2020

Blood drive time!  Our St. Gabriel drive is Sunday, July 26, 8:00am -12:30pm School Cafeteria Summer Blood Drive: Donors Urgently Needed Donate Blood-Consider it an Investment in the Future (maybe yours)… The need is great. Cancer patients are among the most common recipients of blood transfusions; but donations are also used daily many other patients. Blood supplies are critically short due to the cancellation of hundreds of blood drives. You probably can. While donors must be at least 17, there’s no upper age limit for giving blood as long as you are well and have no restriction...

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Summer Blood Drive: Donors Urgently Needed Leaders of Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) are calling on blood donors to step forward in support of the local blood supply. The need is being driven by increasing levels of activity at local hospitals and a high number of blood drive cancellations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  MVRBC projects it will lose nearly 20,000 donations from cancelled blood drives between March and August of this year. To help ensure an adequate blood supply, while still protecting the safety of our nation’s blood supply the FDA has concluded that current policies regar...

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All women of the parish - Join us at the well! Our mission offers the opportunity to come together to BUILD COMMUNITY WITH FAITH, FELLOWSHIP AND FUN. We are so excited to let you know that we will be gathering at the well (well - actually in the church - safely distanced - with masks...:o) but it will be wonderful to be together, be inspired and enjoy an evening of inspirational prayer and music. It has been too long and we all miss this community and the opportunity to fill up our hearts with faith, love and conversation. Please join us!!    

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July 4, 2020 My Dear Sisters and Brothers, Since the pandemic has caused isolation from one another I wanted to reach out to all of you.  First and foremost, please know of my continued prayers for the health and well-being of you and your family.  I appreciate all the ways you are staying connected with each other in prayer, thought and deed during this challenging time. Here is an update regarding where things are as of today, July 4, 2020.  The church has been open for prayer and confessions daily since the Mass shutdown.  Masses were streamed every day during this shutdown.  On Memoria...

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