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VBS Bible study July 2015Cluster 5's Thailand Trek: 22nd year of VBS

Enjoy the VBS PHOTOS in a wonderful slideshow.

Program lead Anna Robinson said: "Thank you to our 2015 Vacation Bible School volunteers, listed here. This cluster program, our 22nd year of VBS, would not be possible without the dedicated teens and adults from the community giving of their time and talents!"

- Bible Adventures Leader: Deacon Dan
- Experience Thailand Leader: Lisa Ammerman
- Thai Games: Anna Leterneau and Cassie Shaw
- Thai Treats: Brenda Watson, Carol LeVasseur, Hailey and Madison Landry
- Crew Leaders: Erin Robinson, Emily Knowles, Molly Cunningham, Lily Cullen, Eliza Leterneau, Hannah Drew,Cassidy McLeod
- Assistant Celebration Leaders: Matt LeVasseur, Fiona Ammerman, Sam Lerley, and Tina McLeod
- Planning, Preparation, and Decorating: Erin Robinson, Justine Hrynick, Lisa and Fiona Ammerman, Deb Bryant
- Clean up: Janet DeGraw
- Eucharistic Adoration: Rose Rush
- Photographers: Anna Qualey Robinson and Rachel Gilman
- Picnic: Brenda Watson and Mona Qualey
- Special Guests: Eve Rice and grandson, Alexander. Eve shared her experiences of living in Thailand and also shared Thai food and drink!

Thank you to everyone who has supported the VBS raffle fundraiser and donated items to make the program possible, to our "tent raisers," and to Father Bruce for his support!  AND THE $250 RAFFLE WINNER IS: MACIE QUALEY!


Fr. Bruce Siket, cluster 5 pastor, MaineNEW - The Pastor's Voice

July 2015.  It has been several weeks since I have written a Pastor's Voice and I have a topic that might interest a few people. In the course of my daily responsibilities, I deal with the staff in many ways. As I drive between Millinocket and East Millinocket planning my trips to make sure that Charleen and Judy are where I think they are, it occurs to me that things would be easier and more efficient at Christ the Divine Mercy Parish if everything was in one office.Read Father's message to us.

Catholic Appeal for 2015

Help fund hospital chaplains, ministries on campuses and in prisons, parish youth ministry, home supplies, the food bank and much more:

For more information, please read: SHARE THE LIGHT


logo of Catholic Relief ServicesDiocese of Portland Donates Over $86,000 to Aid and Recovery Efforts in Nepal

"Allow me to express my gratitude to the many people in our parish communities for their generosity in helping to provide crucial relief and humanitarian aid in this time of devastation and suffering for the people of Nepal," said Bishop Robert P. Deeley. "The charitable giving of the people of Maine once again rose to meet an enormous challenge affecting people we will never meet. Yours is the charity of Christ. Please join me in continuing to keep the thousands of individuals and families affected in our prayers." - Bishop Deeley

Events Calendar
New Sunday Mass Schedule
June 13 - August 30
Sat. 4 p.m. Christ the Divine Mercy: St. Martin's
Sun 7:30 a.m. St. Benedict
Sun. 9:30 a.m. Christ the Divine Mercy: St. Peter's
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Christ the Divine Mercy: St. Martin's
Life Line Screening
July 29, 9 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Held at St. Martin's; by the Life Line Screening organization; screens for disease risk factors. See bulletin for more details.
K of C Yard Sale & BBQ
August 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Held at St. Martin's. Please contact Terry Leavitt at 723-1169 or Gerry Baker at 447-5890 to pick up donations.
Deacon Dan Retirement Party
August 7, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. happy hour, dinner at 6 p.m.
Sponsored by the parishioners of Christ the Divine Mercy Parish; at St. Martin's Hall
St. Benedict's Feast Celebration & Deacon Dan Retirement Party
August 9, time to-be-announced
Save the date for this special celebration
2015 Blue Mass
September 13, 10 a.m.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland - Details
55th Annual Harvest Tea & Sale
October 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This is a joint effort of the two churches in Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, to be held at St. Martin's hall. Volunteers and items needed. See bulletin for details.

IN MEMORIAM

Loretta M. Tapley

We offer our prayers for the faithful departed and our condolences to their families and friends. May their souls rest in the peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
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