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Holy Land
Carvings

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Weekend of Sept. 24 & 25

 

Hand carved olive wood religious items on sale
 

Items include: Nativity Scene, Crucifixes, Rosaries, Statues, Picture of the Last Supper, & more
 

A self-help project that will enable Christians in the Holy Land to stay in their homeland and not have to leave in search of work.

Volunteers Needed

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We are in great need of volunteers to operate the cameras for

the 10:30AM mass

Prior experience not necessary 

The only thing required is a desire to help and a willingness to learn.

We will train and coach.

It is also an opportunity to earn service hours! 
 

If interested, please contact the Parish Office

910-347-4196

BVM Meditation Shrine &  Columbaria

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Columbaria

The Columbaria has 300 “Niches” for the internment of parishioners and family in three 100-Niche Columbariums; each Niche holds two Urns with Cremains.

BVM Meditation Shrine

The shrine provides a place of prayer and meditation with the Mother of Christ, the Church and our Mother to help us stay reconciled and close to Christ.

To purchase a niche:

Jose Cabrera

iopbmanager@gmai.com

910-347-4196

Calling IOP School Alumni

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A Database is being created for students who attended 
Holy Spirit

St. Francis of Assisi

Infant of Prague

If you wish to be included, please go to: 

http://ww.iopschool.net/iopcs-alumni.html

Must be at least 18 years of age to participate

IOP
Respect Life Group

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Meets the 4th Friday of each month

6PM - Parish Hall

More info:

Shay

704-968-8341

Life Chain

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Sunday

Oct. 2, 2022

2-4PM

in front of Jacksonville Mall

 

Each year, Life Chains form in cities nationwide to make a public, prayerful, peaceful stand for Life.

Please join us!

Info:

Contact Shay DeCandia

704-968-8341

Sacramental Prep
Classes

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Beginning

Sunday
September, 11, 2022

Parish Hall Library

after the 10:30AM mass

If you are a Baptized Catholic 16 years of age and older desiring to complete your Sacraments please contact us for information and classes

 

Questions or More Info:

Zarah Davis 910-389-9551

Troops of
St. George

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Troop 1941

IOP Catholic Church
 

A father/guardian & son apostolate following the teachings of the catholic church through outdoor adventure

Fosters an environment for men & boys to grow in virtue while staying true to the teachings of the magesterium of the catholic church

 

Troop Chaplain - Fr. Vic Gournas

Troop Captain - Brendan O'Boyle

(202) 309-0063
TSGCJNC@gmail.com

Food Pantry

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The Food Pantry is in need of the following  non-perishable items:

  • Flour

  • Sugar

  • Cooking oil

  • Grits

  • Applesauce

  • Canned beans

  • Hamburger "helper"

  • Tuna "helper"

  • Chicken "helper"

  • Canned ham

  • Ravioli

  • Cornbread mix

  • Pork & beans

  • Flavored rice & pasta dishes

  • Spaghetti & pasta
     

Gift cards to local grocery stores like Aldi's, Walmart, Food Lion, and Piggly Wiggly help us provide perishable items like milk and bread.

Paper grocery bags and empty egg cartons are always needed.

Rosary Making Group

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Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month

9AM

Parish Hall

We make cord and bead rosaries for the missions. Everyone is welcome to attend!

For info:

Theresa Bogue

(910) 382-5559

theresabogue@yahoo.com
 

Baby Bottle Blessings in a Bottle

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Starting

Saturday, Sept. 10
until the end of the month

 

Please return the filled bottles by November 5

 

Monies collected will be used to support the Onslow Pregnancy Resource Center.

 

Questions:

Contact Shay DeCandia

704-968-8341

Catholic Faith Enrichment

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Second Monday

of each month 

6:45-7:45PM

May through October 2022

Parish Library adjacent to the Parish Hall

 

Find answers to your questions

about our faith

All are welcome!

 

If you have any questions please email Susan Gasperson

910-540-7112

Mass Intention Policies

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Effective March 1, 2020

 

In our Catholic Parish, there are many requests for scheduling Mass intentions
IOP Parish has only a certain amount of Mass intention opportunities.

The following policies are being implemented in order to accommodate the numerous requests in a reasonable and fair manner.

Rosary Conference Call

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A conference call line has been established for anyone wishing to pray the rosary

 

 The rosary will be prayed every night at 7pm

Anyone who would like to join in is welcome

To join:

Dial 701-802-5275 
use the code 8429450#

St. Joseph Carmelite Community

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Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

We are lay people who

are members of the Carmelite Order

Meets the 1st Saturday of the month  at

St. Mark's Catholic Church, Wilmington

For more info:

Theresa Bogue

theresabogue@yahoo.com 

910-382-5559

Blessing of the Animals

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Tuesday

October 4, 2022

3:15PM

Please make sure your pets are under complete control, as we expect the gathering to be boisterous.

 

See you there!

Men's Prayer Group

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Are you looking for a Catholic Men's Prayer Group? .

 

Look no further than

Tuesday evenings at IOP

Where: Holy Spirit Classroom of Parish Hall


When: Tuesday evenings at 7 pm

 

Contact :Doug Nehls

MyParish App

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App for catholic life every day

 
A great mobile app to connect & stay up-to-date with our parish

 

Text to phone

number 88202, or
download from Apple Store or Google Play

Prayer Chain

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We are here to pray for you!

Have prayers said for you and yours 

or Be a part of the Prayer Chain ministry

email:
prayerchain.iop@gmail.com

Benedictine Oblates

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St. Michael the Archangel Deanery is the local chapter of

Benedictine Oblates of St. Vincent Archabbey

Meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Parish Hall Library at 7PM

More info:

Annemarie

kinfantofprague@gmail.com

912-245-7920

Stephanie - 412-623-9550