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OUTDOOR MASS & PICNIC


Cabrini’s Annual Picnic and Outdoor Mass is scheduled for Sunday, September 7 starting at 10:30 am.  Don't miss it!
 
 


VOTER REGISTRATION TRAINING


Hold the date — Sunday evening, August 24, 2014 — for voter registration training at St. Frances Cabrini.  Cabrini's Justice and Peace Coalition, along with Catholic Charities' Office of Social Justice, will co-sponsor the event. If you are interested in volunteering for important voter registration events throughout the Fall, you will have the chance to both learn and to sign up to do voter registration on this evening. 
 


CABRINI APPLE RIVER TUBING FUNDRAISER


From:  Thursday, August 21 through Labor Day-Monday, September 1
 
All proceeds will go to Habitat and Matthew 25 Funds at Cabrini!
 
Tickets are $10 a person (discounted from $18) when you bring a Cabrini bulletin with you for identification.  The ticket buys you all-day tubing on the Apple River, a tube, a free small DQ cone, and an in-ground swimming pool (with a large slide  available on weekends)!!  For driving directions and general information check their website: www.appleriver.com.  For questions or for large group reservations call Pat Raleigh directly at 651-246-4703.  The resort staff will mark on the Cabrini bulletin how many in your group/family went tubing and then make a donation back to St. Frances Cabrini Church accordingly.  Snack bar is available at the resort.  What a deal and generous offer!  Entire ticket proceeds will be donated to Cabrini.  Pick any day from August 21 through September 1 that you would like to go.
 
For deposit bring a driver’s license for every 4 tubes rented.  Wear a pair of old shoes in water as river bottom is rocky.  Invite your family and friends to come have a great time!  This fundraising event is being sponsored by the Raleigh Family — owners of River’s Edge Resort (appleriver.com) [Pat Raleigh is a member of Cabrini] with financial support from Mr. Tim Madden — CEO of Dungarvin Recreation (appleriverfamilycampground.com and starprairietrout.com).
 
 


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY


Tres Iglesias is an association of three neighborhood churches (St. Frances Cabrini, St. Cecilia's, and Prospect Park United Methodist) who have joined together every year since 1992 to work on a Habitat for Humanity project in the Twin City area.  This year our  summer work camp will take place July 14-25 (M-F) at 3026 Morgan Ave N, Minneapolis.  Mark your calendars now and sign up on our website!  Go to http://www.cabrinimn.org/habitat-signup-form  


​NURSERY


The nursery is open and all families, visitors and guests are welcome to drop off their 0-3 year old children during the Sunday 9 am Mass. The nursery is a fun, clean and safe environment where children can play while their parents are at Mass. Please stop by and see our new ministry of welcoming the youngest members of our community. Please contact Kate Grimm, Nursery Director, for more information at nursery@cabrinimn.org.
 


THURSDAY MORNING PRAYER


MORNING PRAYER ON THURSDAYS continues all summer, 9 am in the small chapel.  

 


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS


The Parish Council election votes are in; please send best wishes to our three new Council members:  Julia Earl, Rick Rocheford, and Bill Urbanski.  It was a highly contested election with three write-in votes, but the three major candidates all survived.


CABRINI COMMUNITY MEETING CANCELED


The Cabrini all-parish meeting sponsored by the Parish Council and the Education Committee which was scheduled for Saturday, May 31 has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a date later this summer or early fall. Watch for a save-the-date message in coming weeks.


ONE OF OUR OWN FEATURED ON NCR BLOG!


Sr. Camille D’Arienzo recently interviewed Cabrini Peace Advocate Mary Eoloff for NCR’s blog.  When asked what makes her happy, Mary replied, “I know that I am loved by the Spirit with every breath I take. That gives me energy… I know that I am breathing in God and breathing out God. What greater consolation could one have?”  To read the full interview  go to  http://ncronline.org/blogs/conversations-sr-camille/advocate-peace-feels-spirit-every-breath 


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CHANCE TO BE A "REAL" GOOD SAMARITAN


Marge Schnell has been on dialysis for two years and is ready for a kidney transplant. Is there anyone who would consider donating a kidney?  HERE’S THE WAY IT WORKS:  You register to donate a kidney to the University of Minnesota Kidney Organ Transplant in Marge’s name. Her name goes to the top of the list for a kidney compatible for her. If interested, you can call Marilyn Leister,  Marge Schnell or the Cabrini office.


SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY


Would this appeal to you?  It is free and easy to subscribe – anyone can receive it (sign up at www.celebrationpublications.org/dailybread).  This comes from the same publisher as the NCR (National Catholic Reporter), and each brief reflection is written by one of four women who meet regularly to share thoughts on these readings, with the intention of helping preachers and others who pray with the Scriptures of the day.