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Dear Folks,

Many Thanks to all who donated to cover the full cost of the air purifiers!
The cost of all 20 were covered!


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Reconciliation  – A reminder that the regular time for the Sacrament of Reconciliation continues to be available in the Community Room from  3:30-4:15 pm on Saturday.  Please park your car facing the outside door of the room.  If the door is closed, a penitent is in the room.  If the door is open, come on in! 

Covid 19 and Mass Attendance – This Fall (Sep-Oct.) Mass attendance increased to about 60% of normal  Individuals and families who are not vulnerable are encouraged to attend.  With the rise in infections attendance has fallen back to approximately 30% that we were experiencing in June and July.  With the vaccines coming out in the next few weeks, we hope that attendance will begin to pick up as our parishioners become vaccinated.  Of course the vaccination program will slowly into the summer before its full effect is realized.  Meanwhile we need to continue our vigilance.    Please CLICK to read a document that contains important guidelines about attending Mass.


Some have asked why there is less music and the lack of the creed during mass.  Archdiocesan guidelines asked us to keep mass as short as possible since the length of time that one is in the public is a key factor during the pandemic.  So, the creed, the offertory procession, entrance procession etc. have been dropped.  Other thins such as music has been shortened. https://docs.google.com/a/stroselions.net/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=c3Ryb3NlbGlvbnMubmV0fHBjLXN0cm9zZXxneDoxMDhiN2YxOTcyMWY0ODY3  This is also available at www.archindy.org

Community Room – As we continue to open up parish activities and ministries, let’s remember the Community Room (former garage).  It is available to civic groups in our community.  It is a part of our outreach ministries to the community that we are called to serve.  If you know of or are a member of a civic group that needs a place to meet, the room is available.  The guidelines for the wearing of masks and physical distancing would need to be followed.

Remember the 4 P’s – Prayer, Prevention, and Protection Not Panic


Fr. Steve