St. Thomas More Church, Allentown, PA



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Lenten Pastoral Letter from Bishop Barres & Lenten Obligations
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Sacrement of Reconciliation during Holy Week
Sunday, March 29 - 7:30 PM, in the Church.
Monday & Tuesday, March 30 and 31 - 3:30-4:30 PM, Church
Friday, April 3 - after Good Friday Passion Presentation until 4:00 PM in the Church.

NO CONFESSIONS ON HOLY SATURDAY, April 4.
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Biblical Studies: The Spring Small Groups Are Here! STM Faith Communities invites you to join a three-month small group and experience your Catholic faith in a new and exciting way. For details or to register, see flyer in bulletin this week, check the church's website or contact Jared Rabold at the Parish Center. Information & Signup

5 Week Lenten Prayer Retreat - Based on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, journey with Jesus through this unique prayer retreat. Meets Saturday mornings beginning March 14. For more info or to register, contact Bonnie Sell or Jared Rabold at the Parish Center. Space is limited. Deadline to register is March 9.
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The Spring 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign starts Feb.18th and ends MARCH 29th. Here's what God has accomplished through past campaigns since 2007:

• 650,000 people participated
• 3,336 individual local campaigns
• 559 cities have taken part
• 27 nations hosted campaigns
• 9,699 babies saved from abortion
• 107 abortion workers quit their jobs
• 60 abortion centers closed
• Please JOIN THE CAMPAIGN-- PRAY AND FAST TO END ABORTION-- JOIN A VIGIL AT THE CLINIC for one hour, one day a week. SAVE WOMEN AND BABIES' LIVES.

Visit the website 40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/allentown/. Add your name to be part of the campaign and get the daily prayers and updates. Send your name and email address to: schedule40dfl@gmail.com with your day & hour. Call Maryanne 610-570-2347 or Bob 610-739-8600 with questions.
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The WOMEN OF GRACE FOUNDATIONAL STUDY is being offered for 9 consecutive weeks on Wednesdays beginning March 4th and ending April 29th, 2015. Classes are held 9:30 to 11:30 am or 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the STM Church rectory. Registration is required, space is limited. A fee is required to cover materials. Please contact: Bernadette Monchak-Barski at 610 392-2659 / 610 398-9096 e-mail: bmbarski@gmail.com