Reverse Advent Calendar
EACH DAY ADD AN ITEM TO A BOX, OR BRING INDIVIDUAL ITEMS TO YOUR CHURCH TO ADD TO A PARISH BOX. Boxes may be brought to your church in JANUARY to be delivered to the food pantry in your community.
December 1 -- box of cereal or granulated sugar
December 2 – peanut butter
December 3 – stuffing mix
December 4 – boxed potatoes or maizena (corn starch)
December 5 – macaroni and cheese
December 6 – canned fruit
December 7 – canned tomatoes
December 8 – canned tuna
December 9 – dessert mix or Abuelita (chocolate bar)
December 10 – jar of applesauce or NIDO (toddler drink mix)
December 11 – canned sweet potatoes
December 12 – cranberry sauce
December 13 – canned beans or bag of dried pinto or black beans
December 14 – box of crackers
December 15 – bag of rice
December 16 – oatmeal or Maseca - corn flour
December 17 – pasta
December 18 – spaghetti sauce
December 19 – chicken noodle soup
December 20 – tomato soup
December 21 – can of corn or hominy
December 22 – can of mixed vegetables
December 23 – can of carrots
December 24 – can of green beans
2022 Archdiocesan Women's Conference
Beauty in Christ: Holy Women of the Visitation
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Registration is now open for the 2022 Archdiocesan Women's Conference, Beauty in Christ: Holy Women of the Visitation! Mark your calendars for the 2022 Beauty in Christ Archdiocesan Women’s as together we explore the Visitation between Mary and Elizabeth! This year's conference features two national speakers: Liz Kelly and Emily Jaminet, prayer opportunities, music, blessed conversation with other holy women, and more! Talks will be available in English and Spanish. This year's virtual conference enables women to participate from the comfort of their own homes, or to gather in parishes to experience the virtual event together! Individual and group pricing is available. Click here to learn more and to register! https://www.archwomensconference.org/registration/.
2022 Archdiocesan Men’s Conference
Saturday, March 19, 2022 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Xavier High School, Cedar Rapids (with live-stream available)
Mark your calendar for the 26th Annual Men’s Conference! This conference will be held on the Feast of St. Joseph, and will highlight the example of St. Joseph as a model for all men. The keynote speaker will be Mark Hartfiel, vice-president of Paradisus Dei, a ministry that produces the “That Man is You!” men’s program. The lunch session will be presented by Devin Schadt, the founder of the Fathers of St. Joseph men’s ministry. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Michael Jackels. For more information, please visit www.archmensconference.org.
Mass time changes for October through December 2021
SATURDAYS: Mass in English at 4:00 pm Sacred Heart in Eagle Grove. Mass in Spanish at 8 pm. Saint John, Clarion. (The 4:00 pm Mass will be Live-streamed) The Mass in English will also be aired in Eagle Grove on Mediacom channel 12 at 5:00 pm on Tuesdays.
SUNDAYS: Mass in English at 8:00 am Saint John, Clarion. 10:30 am Saint Francis Xavier, Belmond
MASS TIMES (WEEKEND)
4:00 pm Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove
8:00 pm (Spanish) St. John Parish, Clarion
8:00 am St. John, Clarion
10:30 am St. Francis Xavier, Belmond
Wednesdays: 8 am Mass, St. Francis Xavier, Belmond
Thursdays: 12:00 noon Mass, Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove
Fridays: 8 am Mass, St. John, Clarion
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are in need of individuals to serve as ushers during Masses on the weekend. Some training is necessary. Please contact the Holy Family Cluster if you are willing to serve.
Please note: The addresses listed are church locations only. Please address any correspondence to the Holy Family Cluster at 608 2nd Avenue NE, Clarion, Iowa 50525.
St. John Parish
608 2nd Avenue NE
St. Francis Xavier Parish
1207 3rd Street NE
Sacred Heart Parish
221 S. Jackson Ave
Eagle Grove, Iowa
Cancellations will be posted on Facebook and notifications will be sent through the Cluster app.
Mass Cancellations: In the event of a late start or school is cancelled in any of the schools in Wright County due to inclement weather, morning Mass is cancelled. Tune in to your local TV stations and/or Radio station for weekend Mass cancellations. Please stay home if the weather does not permit you to drive.