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Mission Statement for the Bellingham Collaborative

The Mission of the Catholic Communities of St. Blaise and St. Brendan is to be a people dedicated to spreading the Good News of God's saving love to all, as we journey together in faith. As a sacramental people, united in the Eucharist, we seek to develop the full and active participation of all peoples and strengthen our relationship with Jesus Christ. Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we strive to give witness to God's word and through the teachings of Jesus Christ actively follow the Gospel message by living the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

Saint Blaise Welcomes New Parishioners:

Saint Blaise welcomes all to the Catholic community and to its parish. If you are new to the area and would like to register with the parish, please contact the parish office at 508-966-1258 or Contact Fr. Albert Faretra via e-mail:

Friends of the Poor Walk:

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be participating for the 6th year in the nationally sponsored "Friends of the Poor Walk". The 1.5 mile walk will be held rain or shine on Saturday Sept. 24, 2016. Registration begins
at 8:30 and the walk begins at 9:00 in front of the church. T-shirts, beverages and snacks will be served to all participants. ALL proceeds from the walk are used locally to assist Bellingham residents; assistance is provided for heating, gas, electric bills, and other assistance as eeded. If you would like to participate you may register as a walker the morning of the walk at 8:30 or on line at If you are unable to walk with us and would like to donate, donations may be made on line at the website above,
you may sponsor a walker, or your donation may be sent directly to St. Blaise, checks made out to SVDPBellingham. Help us help those in need! Thank you for your continued support.

Maintenance Fund Pledges Accepted:

Maintenance Fund update~ The maintenance and repair
of the church continues with the ceiling work well
underway. We want to thank all those parishioners
who have made a donation to the maintenance fund,
to date we have raised $41,051.00. If you have not
made a donation we ask that you prayerfully consider
this request. If you have any questions please feel free
to call the office and speak to Paula or Fr. Al. Thank
you for your continued commitment to your parish.

Support The Food Pantry:

The food pantry is re- Laverne and Cara
questing salad dressings, mayo and Miracle
Whip. Thank you for your continued support! .


Plastic grocery bags needed: Do you have plastic grocery
bags piling up at home? If you would like to pass
them on to be used at the food pantry just drop them
off by the food baskets located at the doors of the
church. Thanks!



September 10, 2:00-5:00 pm
September 11, 10:00 - 1:00
It is possible that the construction in
the church will not be completed by the
September session; therefore, the September Session
is a MANDATORY parent orientation. If you can
not attend please contact Beth

~Confirmation News~
Due to the low enrollment of the incoming 10th graders,
the 10th grade Journey in Faith class will only be
offered at the Saturday session from 2:00-5:00. We
apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please call Beth with any questions.

The next class for the current 10th grade class (now
the 11th graders) will take place on September 18th
from 11:00-1:00.
The first Confirmation class for the incoming 10th
graders will also take place on Sunday September 18th
from 8:30-10:00, in the rectory.

Mark your calendars now with the
Journey in Faith Sessions:
JIF Sessions:   Family Mass:
October 1 & 2, 2016   October 23, 2016
November 5 & 6, 2016   November 20, 2016
December 3 & 4, 2016   December 18, 2016
January 7 & 8, 2017   January 22, 2017
February 4 & 5, 2017   February 12, 2017
March 4 & 5, 2017   March 19, 2017
April 1 & 2, 2017   No Family Mass
May 13, 2017   No Family Mass

Renovation Fund~:

We thank everyone who has donated
scratch cards and donations to the Renovation
fund. To date we have raised $53,563.95, lets keep the
momentum going! Scratch tickets and donations may
be dropped into the collection baskets or brought to
the office. The pictures below show some of the progress,
we are hoping the ceiling work will be complete
by the first week in September so floor work can begin.

Knights of Columbus Meat Raffle :

K of C Meat Raffle : September 10th, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Saint Blaise Church, in the Parish Hall In the Basement. Don't miss all the fun!

Pray the Rosary:

Second Friday of the month at St. Brendan's

Third Friday Of the month at St. Blaise Parish
Both at 7:00 pm, ALL ARE WELCOME

Knights of Columbus:

The Knights of Columbus Business meeting will meet on : Wednesday August 17th, 2016 at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall .

Knights of Columbus Page

Pray the Rosary

Make your commute a pleasant one by tuning into 99.1 FM radio at 5:30 a.m. and Pray the Rosary.

500 Club News:

coming soon

Bible Based Faith Sharing

Every Tuesday Evening at 7:30 pm In the Church Sacristy


Saint Blaise Prayers for the healing:

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Prayers Needed

Find Catholic Healing Prayers Here.

St. Blaise Prayer Line Ministry has
an e-mail account for your convenience.
If you need prayers, know
someone who needs prayers and/or
would like to be involved in the ministry please use the
following e-mail:
you do not have e-mail access, please call the office.

Fr. Mullen, Bill, Kathleen, Colton, John, Eileen, Jessica,
Tom, Michelle, Janice, Margaret, Brenda, Gloria,
Jack, Olga, Michael, Sharon, Jim, Debbie, Laurie,
Laverne, Cara, Fred, Rachel, Mike, Florence, and Barbara.

Mount Saint Mary's Abbey

Franciscan Handmaids of the Immaculate



St. Blaise Bingo

Every Sunday evening
Doors open at 4:00 pm
games starts at 6:00 pm



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