The Last Things

St. Martin of Tours Parish is happy to host Splendor of Truth Ministries for a new course entitled, “The Last Things,” presented by Dr. Nicholas Lebish. This four part series will be held in the parish hall at 5:30-7:00pm after the Vigil Mass starting on Saturday, November 1st. There is no admission fee or pre-registration necessary! Splendor of Truth Ministries is a non-profit, adult catechetical apostolate committed to providing free, superior courses to advance the Church’s mission of the New Evangelization so that Catholics and non-Catholics alike better understand the Gospel of Jesus Christ and courageously embrace a life of faithful and joyful Christian discipleship. For more information, please visit: www.SplendorOfTruthMinistries.org.

Saints Alive!

saints-fra-angelicoJoin us next Saturday, October 25, as we once again celebrate the “Church Triumphant!” Bring your children or grand-children, dressed as their favorite saints (or just as themselves) for a night of faith-inspired crafts, activities and games. Prizes will be awarded for the best saint costumes! The evening will start in the Parish Hall at 6:30 p.m. with a supper of chili and hot dogs. Please call the Rectory or e-mail your family name, how many will be attending, and children’s ages to cindyheckmann@stmartinoftourchurch.org by Friday, October 24to register for this event!

(Donations of candy and prizes or money to help defray the cost of this event will be gratefully accepted.)

“An Evening in Paris” Dinner and Auction

Paris-touristesTickets are now on sale for The Golden Arrow Center annual fundraising Dinner and Auction at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Progress Blvd. Please join us on Saturday, October 18th for our largest fundraising event of the year, “An Evening in Paris”,  featuring cocktails, dinner, live and silent auction items, split the pot raffle and more. Tickets are $25 per person or $200 for a table for eight and can be purchased on line here (select “G. A. Dinner Ticket”), call Emily Nolan at 550-5584, or stop by the Parish Office.

120th Anniversary of the Pipe Organ

A Concert Celebrating the 1894 Farrand & Votey Organ

Friday, September 26th, 7:30 p.m.

Featuring Paul Weber, organist, and the Choirs of St. Martin’s Church

Organ Concert 9-26-14

Parish Picnic This Saturday!

Please join us this Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 4 PM to 10PM, at St. Martin of Tours for this year’s picnic. For additional information or if you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Louis Rabaut at stmartinpicnic@gmail.com.

Feast of the Assumption

Holy Day of Obligation

Mass Schedule:
August 14 (Vigil) – 7:00 p.m.
August 15 – 12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m. (Extraordinary Form)

Maafa 21: Black Genocide

maafa-dvd10In observance of  Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week July 20-26 (as observed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) join the St. Martin’s Respect Life Committee for a free viewing of the documentary Maafa 21:  Black Genocide Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

This documentary highlights: uugenics, forced sterilization, Planned Parenthood, racism, history of the Pill, and abortion.

Snacks will be served.

Fortnight for Freedom: Holy Hour for Life, Marriage and Liberty

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom is being observed this year from June 21 to July 4, 2014.  In conjunction with this observance, our Respect Life Committee will be hosting a Eucharistic Holy Hour for Life, Marriage and Liberty tonight, July 2 at 7:00 in the evening, followed by light refreshments in our parish hall. Please bring family and friends to join us as we pray before the Blessed Sacrament for the protection of religious liberty in our nation and for a renewed understanding of and reverence for God’s loving plan for all of us.