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St. Casimir's Parish
Polish National Catholic Church
268 Lakeview Avenue - Lowell, Massachusetts 01850 USA
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10:00 AM | Sunday
9:00 AM | Weekdays
ST. CASIMIR’S POLISH NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 2017
Watch bulletin for additions and further information
Meetings: First Sunday, TOP; Second Sunday, Choir; Third Sunday, Parish Committee; Fourth Sunday, ANS.
Throughout the year Coffee hour following Mass. First Sunday, Choir; Second Sunday, TOP; Third Sunday, Youth; Fourth Sunday, ANS; Fifth Sunday (fill in).
Also, throughout the year, Youth of the parish are bringing in items for Operation Christmas Child. Children and youth will prepare shoe boxes of useful `items (school supplies, toiletries, games) to be distributed to children who are less fortunate.
January 15 Installation of Officers according to the new ritual.
February Make pierogi and golabki
February 12 Valentine's Day, ANS Activity with children
February 5-March 5 ANS drive for Veterans—Jacob's Well
February 26 Pre-Lent Chocolate Mardi Gras (ANS)
March 1 Ash Wednesday-beginning of Lent. Mass at 9 am and 7 pm with imposition of ashes. Lenten Services, Fridays, 7 pm.
March 4 ED-ANS Board Meeting, Webster, MA
March 12 Institution of the Polish National Catholic Church
March 18 Northeast Seniorate Lenten Retreat, St. Casimir's Parish, Lowell, MA 9:30 am-2:30 pm (ANS to prepare lunch)
March 19 Presentation of Financial Report/Parish committee meeting
April Mailing to the sick/shut-ins (ANS)
April 2 Meal in the Upper Room, St. Casimir's Parish, Lowell, MA
April 9 Palm Sunday-TOP Cake Sale; Easter Egg Hunt for SOCL (ANS)
April 11 Holy Mass with Blessing of Oils
April 13 Holy Thursday, Mass at 6 pm
April 14 Good Friday Mass of the Presanctified 10 am; Divine Mercy novena, 3 pm
April 15 Holy Saturday, Mass at 10 am followed by preparation of church by ANS.
April 16 Easter Sunday Procession and Mass, 9 am
Mid April Church property and Cemetery clean up
May All Sundays—ANS donates and places flowers on altar of BVM
May 14 Mother's Day
May 20 ANS Convention, Manchester, NH Mass at 10 am
May 27 PAV placing of flags on graves in Pelham, 9 am
May 29 Memorial Day. Mass at Cemetery, 10 am followed by picnic lunch (ANS).
June 3 Diocesan Council meeting, Northeast Seniorate, Northhampton, MA
June 11 Strawberry Pancake Breakfast (Scholarship Committee)
June 15 Corpus Christi/Procession, Mass TBA
June 18 Father's Day
June 29 Canobie Lake Park (Youth Group)
Juy 9 Cathedral of the Pines, 3 pm
July 26-28 National United Choirs Convention/Workshop, Manchester, NH
August ANS Social
August 20 Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
August 21-25 Camp Howe Youth Retreat
August 27 Youth Sunday
September 10 Solemnity of Brotherly Love (ANS)
October Recitation of the Rosary, Wednesdays
October Hat and mitten drive
October 1 Pastor Appreciation Day
October 7 Blessing of pets
October 8-Nov 12 Hat/Mitten Drive for Lowell Public Schools
October 8 Solemnity of the Christian Family (ANS)
October 21 Polish Food Fest, 10 am-3 pm
October 29 All Souls Service, 1 pm, Parish cemetery
November 5 Youth Group Dinner/Talent Show
November 12 Final day for Operation Christmas Child donations
Veterans Remembrance in church-flowers and flags
November 25 Santa's workshop gifts for sick/shut-ins
December ANS Christmas mailing to sick/shut-ins
December 2 Homecoming/Giving Tree
December 9 Food Pantry Christmas Party (parish center)
December 17 Parish elections and parish committee meeting
December 23 Prepare church for Christmas
December 24/25 Christmas (Masses at 10 pm [Eve] and 10 am [Day])
January 7, 2018 Installation of officers/Brunch