Summer Mass Schedule
4:00 PM English
6:30 PM Spanish
8:00 AM English
12:30 PM Spanish
Monday thru Friday
First Friday of each month
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
5:30 PM – 6:15PM
By Appointment: Please call the office
Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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This Week Bulletin
A spiritual retreat for women of our parish and sister Columbiettes Given by Columbiettes Auxiliary #5643, Lake Wales, Fl.
At Holy Spirit Parish Hall, Sat. March 25, 2023 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
We will attend Mass together at 4:00 pm This retreat is offered to you at no cost, but donations are always welcomed! Please register at the end of all Masses beginning Feb. 18th; or contact Miriam Kennedy 863-287-9486; or call the church office 863-676-1556. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Don’t be late to this important date!
BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Tuesdays at 10:30 am in the school building with Deacon Joe. All are welcome!
As a reminder, there are new hours for the Food Pantry. They will be open on Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Due to the decrease in our food supply and donations, the pantry will distribute only 50 boxes each day. It will be first in, first served until the last box is gone.
This is a list of the items currently in need: Pasta, pasta sauce, soups, saltine crackers, cereal, rice, bread, mashed potatoes. Ready-to-eat meals with pop top cans: spaghetti, ravioli, beefaroni, soups, chili with beans, beef stew, crackers. Non-electric can openers are welcome.
Questions can be directed to the food pantry on Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Raiza Torres, Food Ministry Assistant Holy Spirit Food Pantry Cell: (863)276-3775 Email: email@example.com
(New Day and Time)
FREE homemade meal for those in need. Offered on the last Saturday of each month in the Parish Center, 1:30 – 4:00 pm.
Contact Terrie Legein 407–508–0219; or call the Parish Office
WALKING WITH MOMS IN NEED
Meets Sat 1:45 – 3:30 pm.
The Mom’s Ministry is in need of diapers in sizes Newborn, 5, 6 & 7. Remember Deacon Joe’s challenge of 100 packages of diapers by February 5th! Please drop them off in the Narthex or the Parish Office. Thank you!
They are always looking for new Mentors to work with their Ministry.
Contact Deacon Joe for more information: 586–294–2890
Deacon Joe and Elaine Berner, submitted a year-end report with incredible results! Here is just a sampling of the work they did last year:
Moms Served: 551 Volunteer Mentors: 25
Items Given to Moms:
Diapers: 989 / Twin Bed: 5 / Changing pads: 150 / Wipes: 995 / Food: 60 / Stroller: 6 / Catholic Books: 164 / Formula: 50 / High Chair: 6 / Rosaries: 17 / Clothes: 72 / Mother’s Day Gifts: 30 / Car Seats: 10 / Quilts: 15 / Soup: 27
Our clothing store is in need of shoes, men’s, women’s & children’s and men’s jeans in size small (28, 30, 32). Thank you for your generosity. The kids toy box is also empty!
As a reminder, Dorothy’s Corner is open on Fridays from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
K of C Fraternal Benefits Night
Our K of C Council, in conjunction with Winter Haven & Haines City Councils, will be holding a presentation on money strategies: i.e.: life insurance, investing, long term care, etc. on February 23rd from 5:00 – 9:00 pm in the Parish Hall. This is event open to all Catholic Families.
You may see / call Andy Burke for more info: 863-456-8965.
Jesus requests in Matthew 26:36 to visit the imprisoned. He states, “I was in prison and you visited me.” the Kairos Men’s Prison Ministry is a non denominational ministry looking for volunteers to join their Avon Park Correctional Institute team for Kairos #55. Training will be every Monday night from 6-8 pm here in Lake Wales at the Good Shepherd Church, 221 S 4th St., Lake Wales, starting in February or early March until the weekend scheduled for May 18-21, 2023. Any man over the age of 18 can participate. Please contact Thomas Cruz-Wiggins @ 305-910-1347 or email at: GodFirstforJesus@gmail.com