ST. AGNES ACADEMY IS ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Congratulations to Fr. Chris in being awarded the Disguised Community Servant Award during the Catholic Schools Advancement Dinner held October 4th.  Catch the presentation by Real to Real here.


Tuition Assistance is Available Based on Need.
For more information, please see attachment...
St Agnes scholarship information.pdf
FLU CLINIC - The Dalton Board of Health will be conducting a Flu Clinic on Sat., Oct. 25th from 4:30-6:30pm in the Parish Hall. The clinic is open to anyone age 19 and older. Dalton residency in not required. There is no charge. Please contact the Dalton public health nurse with any questions at 684-2111 ext. 20.

BLUE MASS - Bishop Mitchell Rozanski invites all law enforcement, fire and correctional officers to attend the Blue Mass at St. Michael’s Cathedral on Sat., Oct. 26th at 6pm. Those attending should dress in Class A uniform and arrive at 5:30pm for line of march into the cathedral. Everyone is invited to attend this special Mass to show support and to honor these brave men and women who serve our communities.

ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER - The St Agnes Fund Raising Committee will hold their Annual Spaghetti Dinner in the Parish Hall- 34 Carson Avenue Dalton Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 5:00PM, $10.00 for Adults, Children $5.00 / 6-12 years, 5 years and under / free.
 
Menu: Spaghetti, Meatballs, Salad, Bread and Dessert Tickets sold after Masses from 10/4/14 to 10/26/14.

ST. AGNES HOSPITALITY - We are seeking new members. Join our Committee
Meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Some of the activities our committee is responsible for are: Parish Receptions, Organize & Serve Monthly Donut Sunday, Create theme baskets for fundraising, Welcome & Bereavement Acknowledgements. For more info. call Cherie Gibbs 684-0423 or Linda Sinopoli 684-3417.

CATHOLIC MIRROR - Eight times a year our parish has provided every parish household with a copy of The Catholic Mirror, our diocesan magazine. Each issue contains valuable articles about our faith community here in Western MA along with stories about our faith tradition. But this is not without cost. Help our parish to continue to provide the Catholic Mirror by making a donation during the month of October, either in the parish envelope provided or directly to the parish in an envelope marked Catholic Mirror. A donation of $10 or more will help pay for your subscription. Thank you!

SAINT AGNES ANNUAL BAZAAR AND CRAFT FAIR - Please join us as a vendor this year! Sat. Nov. 22nd 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bazaar.pdf
ADULT CATECHISM CLASSES - Deacon Rick Radzick will continue his series of Adult Catechism Class, Part 3—”Life in Christ” in the school library from 6-8pm on the following dates:
• Tues. 10/21—The Way of Christ Leads to Life #1
• Mon. 11/3—The Way of Christ Leads to Life #2
• Wed. 11/19—The Way of Christ Leads to Life #3
• Thurs. 12/4—1st, 2nd, 3rd Commandments
• Mon. 12/15—4th Commandment
• Mon. 12/29—5th Commandment
• Wed. 1/14—6th Commandment
• Tues. 2/10/15—7th Commandment
• Tues. 2/24/15—8th Commandment
• Wed. 3/11/15—9th & 10th Commandment
All are welcome!

LITTLE ROCK SCRIPTURE STUDY - A new Bible Study covering the Acts of the Apostles will meet the 4th Tuesday of each month beginning Tues. Oct. 28th from 6:30-8pm in the school library. Better understand the bible and the roots of our faith in the Acts of the Apostles. Both for the beginner and the seasoned bible reader. Group sessions will be led by Fr. Chris. Weekly personal study (prayer, reading assigned scripture, commitment). What does the scripture say? What does it mean to me? What am I going to do about it? Questions will be assigned for each week to help individuals prepare for the monthly small group discussion. Monthly meetings sharing the results of prayer, reflection and reading. We will create an atmosphere of loving support and respect. Don’t be intimidated. Come listen and learn. No one will be forced to contribute to discussion. We want everyone to advance at their own pace. We will be ordering books so anyone interested in joining this bible study should call Diane Wojcik at 684-4141 no later than Oct. 15th. Please join us!

PROCESS TO CREATE A HEALTHY AND HOLY PARISH

The Four Disciplines

  1. Cohesive Leadership
  2. Create Organizational Clarity
  3. Over-Communicate Clarity
  4. Reinforce Clarity Through Persons, Ministries and Structures
How do I find related handouts and documents for this process?
Follow Parish Link.  Blue hyperlinks are available for all downloadable information.

MONTHLY BIBLE STUDY - St. Agnes Bible Study takes place at 6:30pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Chapel in the Pastoral Center.
Mark your calendar and join us!

PARISH SURVEY - Our Parish Council has created a web-based survey to measure the temperature and satisfaction of the ministry we provide at St. Agnes and St. Patrick’s. Login and tell us what you think.  The survey will measure what you like and what can be improved upon to provide better ministry.  It is anonymous and designed to help our future planning.


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INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC! - Questions and answers in an informal setting.  All ages are welcome!  For more information contact Deacon George at 684-2371.

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Welcome to Saint Agnes Catholic Community. You are most welcome to Worship with us. It is our people who make us a happy and vibrant worshipping community. Please join us. Fr. Chris
Friday, October 24
Full Day Teacher In-Service
Students-NO SCHOOL
PTO-Halloween Party
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
For Academy Families in school cafeteria
Saturday, October 25
Flu Clinic (Parish Hall) - Parish Nurse Ministry

 

MASSES FULFILLING SUNDAY OBLIGATION
Saturday
4:00pm (St. Agnes)
 5:30pm (St. Patrick's Chapel)
Sunday
8:00am, 10:00am, *5:30pm
(St. Agnes)
*Life Teen Mass—Academic Year

DAILY MASSES
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
6:45am
Thursday
(Communion Service)
6:45am
Saturday and Holidays
8:00am
First Friday's
 9:00am

HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION
Eve of Holy Day
 5:30pm
Holy Day
 6:45am and 9:00am



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