Mass Server Training offered at SFX

 

On Thursday, September 28th, at 3:30 PM,  Saturday, September 30th at 9:30 AM, and Saturday, October 7th at 9:30 AM, there will be a new Mass server training and review sessions for current servers. This is also for any 5th, or 6th grade students who would like to become a Mass server.  Please fill out the form below and return it to your teacher, or bring to the rectory.

 

pdf Mass Server Registration (68 KB)

 

That Man is YOU!

That Man is YOU!  Is coming to Spires of Faith Cluster this September.  This program is modeled on some of the country's leading men's spirituality programs.  That Man is You! combines Scripture, solid secular research, and a little fun to address the pressures and temptations facing men in our modern culture.  It seeks to form authentic leaders who will be capable of transforming homes and society.  If you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact: Deacon Jim Steger 563-542-5001.

 Click here for flyer: pdf That Man is YOU! (515 KB)

Formation for all ~ online program

Formation for all is an online program designed to help Catholics of all ages to learn and pray about Respect Life and Social Justice issues.  The current session addresses the topics of Natural Family Planning and In Vitro Fertilization.  Th access these sessions go to :

http://dbqarch.org/rlsj/formation

 

SIGN-UP: Cluster Photo Sign-up

Dear parishioners ~ We welcome and encourage you to be a part of our upcoming new directory.  Parish Directories help us to connect faces with names.  We are partnering with Lifetouch for this project.  Lifetouch is providing the directory at no cost to our church.  Every family photographed receives a complimentary directory and an 8 x 10 portrait, and the parish will recieve $5.  Dates and Sign-up instruction will be in the document

click here pdf 2017 Photo Directory (572 KB)

When the document is open click on www.appt.lifetouch.com follow the directions.

Pictures will be taken at Dyersville Sept. 19-23rd for the cluster photo directory.  Due to many calls still trying to schedule a photo time Lifetouch has consented to give us one more day for photos.  Monday, Oct. 2, 2-8pm.  That will conclude the family photos for the directory. 
Please call the Direct phone number: 866-756-0281

 

Youth Group Sept. 24th

Youth Group

Will meet again on Sunday night,

Sept. 24th at 7pm

meet in the Youth Group Room at the

Dyersville rectory

Sts. Peter & Paul Fall Pie Order

Sts. Peter and Paul Pie Making

Scheduled for Oct. 6th & 7th at the Petersburg school.  Order forms are available at the churches and by clicking the link below.  Orders can also be placed by calling Kris Osterhaus 563-875-9134 or Darla Budden 563-875-2635.  Keep a great project going!  Please turn in your order & payment by September 29th.

Pie order: pdf Sts Peter & Paul Fall Pie Order (176 KB)

Immigration Simulation - Sept. 25th

IMMIGRATION FRUSTRATION

Put yourself in the shoes of an immigrant!!
Come and experience their journey.

This Immigration Simulation will help you to understand and appreciate the difficult steps in the naturalization process.

See the flier below for more details. 
Please RSVP by September 20th by calling the Xavier Rectory @ 563.875.7325 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

COME. PARTICIPATE. UNDERSTAND!!

FORMED online resources

FORMED.org is an online resource with a lot of different Catholic programs, movies, books, and talks, designed to be accessible anywhere at anytime (on smartphones, tablets and computers). This tool is open to ALL parishioners in the Spires of Faith Cluster. All you have to do is sign-up and you'll be equipped to learn, experience, or even teach your Catholic faith in ways like never before. Start a group or a bible study, and watch any number of catechetical videos provided through this website. It's that easy. It's all there. And it's all free. Sign-up today!

If you would like to form or join a group, please contact your parish office.


HOW TO SIGN-UP:

1. Follow the link to formed.org
2. Use the Parish Access Code: 8dcf7
3. Follow the instructions and Register
4.
Explore, Learn, or Teach;
(Return often with your username and password.)

PROGRAMS: *

* - find a full list of programs here.

A Biblical Walk through the Mass Oct. 1st & 4th

Generations of Faith September sessions- Sunday 9:30-11am &

Wednesday, Oct. 4th at 6:30-8pm. 

A Biblical Walk Through the Mass

Meet in Xavier School Auditorium.

Generations of Faith is a family faith formation program open to all of our parishioners, especially our faith formation and Catholic school families.  This program is an opportunity for families to dive deeper into our Catholic faith together!  This year's theme will be the Mass.  Presentations will include a tour of the Basilica, a Biblical walk through the Mass, a lesson on the Eucharist, a Mass for dummies session, and an explanation of the role of music i the liturgy.  Each month the presentation will be offered twice: on a Sunday morning and Wednesday evening.

Hennessy Sausage & Omelette Breakfast Oct. 8th

Image result for omelette breakfast artAll are invited to the Hennessy Sausage & Omelette Breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 8th, serving 8:00am to noon.  Omelettes are made to order.  Raffle and Bake Sale!!

First Baptism Oct. 14th

Baptismal Class ~ Saturday, October 14th

A Baptism class for first time parents will be held on Saturday, October 14th at 9am in the Dyersville rectory.  Attendance at this class is required prior to baptizing your child.  To register call your parish office.

5 Week Bereavement Series Oct. 23rd

A 5-week Bereavement Series for persons who have suffered the death of  loved one will be offered n Dyersville beginning Monday, October 23rd at 7pm.  More details will be coming soon.

Wine & Swine Oct. 27th

Wine and Swine

October 27th, 7pm

Knights of Columbus Hall

Dyersville, IA

Wine Tasting Social

Sponsored by Knights of Columbus

Council 1734

Hosted by Fr. Dennis Quint

 

Bring a bottle of wine to be judged and shared.

Bring a pork themed snack to share.

 

Information:

Al Brunsmann 875-8545

Mike Helle 875-7316

Knights of Columbus Hall,  111 3rd Street NE,  Dyersville, IA

Sts. Peter & Paul Fall Event Oct. 28th

Sts. Peter & Paul Fall Event Saturday, Oct. 28th ~ Come enjoy barbecue and music at the Petersburg Community Center!  The evening begins with cocktails at 6:30, followed by a meal of Smoked Pork Loins prepared by Steve Kruse, and side dishes by Cindy Engelken.  Music will be provided by acoustic guitarist Terry McCauley featuring 60's and 70's pop and rock.  Halloween costumes welcome (no masks).  Tickets must be purchased in advance, $40 per person, (includes meal, two drink tickets, and music).  Purchase tickets at Looks by Lynne, Knipper Auto & Tire, Brad & Lois Lawrence or Dan & Joyce Funke.  The event will be open to the public after 8:00 for a cover charge and will include two drink tickets.  A Silent Auction will also be held.