PARISH MISSION STATEMENT
St. Mark the Evangelist, Greencastle, and our Mission St. Luke the Evangelist, Mercersburg, endeavoring to live the gospel of Jesus Christ as individuals and as a community of participation of all our members in worship, believing, learning and in service. As a Catholic community of faith, hope, and love, we invite others to join us in our goal of renewal—and welcome them into our fellowship.
Join us this Friday, March 9 for a Lenten Fish Dinner in the social hall from 5 to 6:30 PM.
Menu: Baked Fish, Potato, Vegetable, Cole Slaw, Soup, Roll & Butter, Beverages and Ice Cream
Cost: Adults 15 & up – $8.00 Children 6-14 – $3.00 and 5 & under are free.
The Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal collection continues.
Thank you for your generous donations.
Every Friday during Lent, Stations of the Cross are prayed at 7 PM at St. Mark.
As a practice of self-denial during Lent, Catholics practice days of fasting and abstinence from meat. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.
As a reminder, the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops has given us these guidelines for fasting and abstinence:
“For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.”
Mark your calendar for this special event and fundraiser!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 from 10 AM to 5 PM in the social hall. If you would like to volunteer and help with the bazaar please contact Mary Witmer at firstname.lastname@example.org