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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT On the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month we have Bereavement Support Groups - General Bereavement at 5:30 p.m. and Perinatal Loss (for individuals and couples who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death) at 6:30 p.m. Both groups will meet in the Rectory on September 19th. For more information, please contact at the Rectory at 212-877-3111. No registration is required. There is no fee.
COLLECTION: Our collection last Sunday came to $11,299. We also received $1,500 from those donating through ParishPay bringing the total to $12,799. In addition, collected $1,766 for our Soup Kitchen. Thank you for your continued generosity.
FOOD FOR FAMILIES COLLECTION JUST A REMINDER: NEXT WEEKEND is our monthly non-perishable grocery collection for FOOD FOR FAMILIES. (In order to provide the highest quality service to those who seek our help, we may only accept freshly bought, unopened non-perishable items. If this is not convenient, we also accept monetary donations)

begin this weekend, September 14. Our Family Mass is at 10 a.m. Classes take place in the school right after Mass. You cannot register on the first day of class. Registration is now closed but will reopen on Monday, September 15. Registration forms can be found on the Sunday School website or picked up at the parish office. Please call Tina Silvestro (212-877-3111) for information

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS Thinking of becoming a Catholic? Are you Baptized Catholic but have not received Communion or Confirmation? Inquiry discussions for adults will begin on Monday, September 29, at 6:30 pm. Please call Tina Silvestro at the parish office (212-877-3111) to register or seek information. TEAM MEMBERS NEEDED in various capacities for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Please call Tina Silvestro for more details at 212-877-3111.
PICNIC Please join the families of Blessed Sacrament for a family picnic in Sheep Meadow following the 10AM Mass today. We will head there immediately following Mass. Just bring yourselves, a blanket and your lunch and look for the stroller with balloons. Hope to see you there! Questions email:

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