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Join Rachel Lustig, president of Catholic Social Services, at St. Brigid on September 17th

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Join Rachel Lustig, president of Catholic Social Services, at St. Brigid on September 17th

Rachel will speak at the Social Action Committee Meeting at 7:00 pm on September 17, 2018 in Hendricks Hall.  Rachel will discuss Best Practices in Parish Social Concerns Efforts and discuss ways that parishioners can become involved in St. Brigid and Diocesan social concerns programs.

All parishioners encouraged to attend.

Welcome Fr. Louis V. Iasiello

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Please welcome Father Louis V. Iasiello, who will be celebrating weekend Masses with us throughout this year. 

Father Louis V. Iasiello, OFM, PhD (RADM, CHC, USN, Ret) is Director of Pastoral and Apostolic Formation and professor in the School of Theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum where he has served since 2010. Retired from the US Navy, Father Iasiello had a successful career in military chaplaincy that spanned more than 20 years, culminating in his appointment in 2003 as Chief of Navy Chaplains. His military decorations include numerous personal medals, the USMC combat action ribbon and various unit and service citations and awards.

Father Iasiello retired from the military in 2006 and served as President of Washington Theological Union until 2008, when he was appointed to chair a federal task force by the Secretary of Defense.

A native of Staten Island, NY, Father Iasiello holds a PhD from Salve Regina University, as well as graduate degrees from Niagara University (Education), the Washington Theological Union (Divinity), Salve Regina College (International Relations), and the Naval War College (National Security and Strategic Studies).

Father Iasiello has taught and lectured at the United States Naval Academy, and at various war colleges here and overseas on ethics and the just war theory. At the Josephinum, he teaches courses in history, moral theology and pastoral theology. In addition, as Director of Pastoral and Apostolic Ministry he works with the transitional deacons and seminarians as they undertake various ministerial roles in the Columbus and surrounding dioceses.

Tuesday Morning Study & Reflection

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The focus for Tuesday Morning Study and Reflection will be Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  This Letter speaks so much to the times we live in.  Studying the Letter to the Ephesians is an opportunity to do focused Bible Study with others.  You only need to bring your Bible, all other materials will be provided.

DATES:  September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. (If we need them — November 6 and 13.)
PLACE: Berry Room in Hendricks Hall.
TIME: We begin after 9:00 AM Mass and stop about 11:00 AM. 

Please join us, we have a great time and we learn so much from each other. No need to register, just come!!! –Sister Teresa Tuite, OP

Men’s Inception Retreat

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Men of St Brigid, are you looking to strengthen your faith through other Men of the Parish.  Do you desire to be the best version of yourself for your family, your community, your career?

If this appeals to you, please register for the 2018 Inception Retreat.  The 5th Annual Inception Retreat for the men of St Brigid Parish is a 24 hours experience on Sept 28th-29th.  It will be held at nearby St Therese Retreat Center featuring individual rooms, great food and an incredible atmosphere.
Come and enjoy new relationships, timely topic discussions, friendly competitions and great fellowship.  It does not matter where you are on your faith journey, you will find this experience of great value.  Talk to any of the two hundred plus men of the parish about their experience on this Retreat and see what you have been missing out on.

There are only 40 spots available so don’t delay.

Please contact Jim Rigby with any questions.

Parent Like a Champion Training – Aug 28

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The Diocese Recreation Association (DRA) has implemented Parent Like A Champion Today training for all of this year’s 4th – 8th grade sports parents which supports parents as the primary educators of their children, especially in their faith.  This is accomplished by providing parents with a sports workshop which teaches them strategies to be champion sports parents in their attitude and behaviors and enables them to positively partner with their children’s coaches.

All parents will need to complete the training before their child can participate in DRA sports programs.

To learn more and sign up, click here. 

 

Free Diocesan Workshop: Implicit Bias in our World Today

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Free Diocesan Workshop:
Implicit Bias in our World Today

This workshop is put on by the Office of Social Concerns on the topic of Implicit Bias in our World Today.  This is open to any of our parishioners and will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. Margaret of Cortona Church (1600 N Hague Ave, Columbus, OH 43204) in Kulp Hall from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  We are hoping to get at least eight parishioners to attend this one-day workshop. This is a one-time workshop and does not involve ongoing workshops.

Join this productive workshop that can be taken back to our parish for a greater self-awareness of this issue in our own lives, relationships, and parishes.

To register, please email Bridget Malloy at stbrigidbulletin@stbrigidofkildare.org by August 14. 

POW Speaker July 11

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55+ Club special event, all are welcome
Parishioners, family and friends are invited to a special presentation arranged by the 55+ Club. Military veterans are especially welcome.
Speaker Ed Mechenbier is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot shot down over Vietnam. He spent six years as a Prisoner of War at the “Hanoi Hilton” with John McCain.
He will be speaking at Hendricks Halls on his topic “Resilience” on Wednesday, July 11 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
All are welcome, please join us for this special event.

Do you have difficulty hearing the readings and sermons on Sundays?

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Do you have difficulty hearing the readings and sermons on Sundays?
The parish has invested in a hearing amplification system that works with or without a hearing aid!  We have 12 lavaliere receivers available. They are worn around the neck, with a speaker placed over the ear. The device has volume control buttons to adjust to your hearing needs. Sit anywhere in the church with a direct line of sight to the altar… And you will clearly hear priests, deacons and lectors… all at no charge, just return the equipment at the end of Mass. 
Just stop by the Hearing Assist station in the gathering area before Mass. The ushers will help you sign out a device. 
If you have questions you may call Mike Sliclen at 614-519-6972; or Dan Schreibeis at 614-578-2363