Year of Mercy: February 2016
February 2016 Year of Mercy theme: Visit the sick and comfort the
From the diocese: Prayers, reflections, and suggestions
on how to fulfill February's corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
"Friendly February" at the Thrift Store
St. Martin’s Thrift Store in Millinocket is holding a month-long store
promotion that gives a 50% discount to customers
who bring along a friend to shop during February. The friend will also receive the
In addition, there will be other sales announced during February, including the
regular "thrifty Thursday" sales.
The store has been serving the Katahdin Region for more than 50 years and
proceeds help to support the food pantry and emergency fuel fund, both of
which are open to eligible Katahdin area residents regardless of their
Voice of the Pastor
January 2016. As I start my second year as pastor of
these two parishes, I think that it is time that we start a dialog on
something that is crucial to the success and growth of any parish, that is
stewardship. I know that this a word that some people hate to hear, but
stewardship is what every parish needs to exist. The first thing that people
say is (continue here)
St. Benedict’s Storm/Mass Cancellations
Mass cancellations will be recorded on the
office answering machine as soon as Father
makes the determination. Please call 365-4294 before Mass to check the status.
- Sunday Mass Schedule
- Oct. 1 - May 31
Sat. 4 p.m.
Christ the Divine Mercy: St. Martin's
Sun. 7:45 a.m. Christ the Divine Mercy: St.
Sun. 9:30 a.m. Christ the Divine Mercy: St.
Sun 11:15 a.m. St.
- Blessing of Throats
- Feb. 7 at Sunday Masses, for the
Feast of St. Blaise, Feb. 3rd.
- Ash Wednesday
- Feb. 10
- Stations of the Cross
- Feb. 12, 19, 26 and Mar. 4, 11, 18
- 10th Annual Katahdin Area Celebration of Life Event
- Feb. 13, 9 a.m. registration
Starts at Katahdin Middle and High School. See
- Heavenly Valentine's Dinner
- Feb. 13, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Benedict's parish hall. See
bulletin for details
- Afternoon Sledding
- Feb. 14, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m
Millinocket Recreation Complex next to Stearns High.
Sponsored by Christ the Divine Mercy Family Life Ministry.
Storm date 2/21.
- Easter Sunday
- Mar. 27
Mary Jo's Kenya Blog
Mary Jo Robinson writes about her work with refugees and the insights she has gained. Mary Jo grew up in St. Benedict's parish and
was truly an emissary of Christ from our cluster.
Her blog and photos