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Mission Statement

The Catholic Tri-Parishes of Saint Helena, Saint Francis of Assisi, Our Lady of Lourdes, inspired by the Holy Spirit, seeks to proclaim Christ’s mission by joyful celebration of the sacraments and evangelizing by spreading the Gospel and loving and serving all people.

 
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Mass Times

Weekdays   8:00 AM - Fort Morgan
Saturday   5:00 PM - Fort Morgan
5:00 PM - Weldona
Sunday - English   9:00 AM - Fort Morgan
9:00 AM - Wiggins
Sunday - Spanish   11:00 AM- Fort Morgan
1:00 PM - Fort Morgan

Confession Schedule

Saturday   2:30 - 4:00 PM
Wed. - Fri.   7:00 - 7:45 AM
 

Pastor's Corner

2017 ARCHBISHOP'S CATHOLIC APPEAL


2017 Archbishop's Catholic Appeal


A very heartfelt thank you to all the faithful of the Tri-parishes regarding the 2017 Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal.  According to the last report from the Archdiocese, St. Helena, St. Francis of Assisi and Our Lady of Lourdes all exceeded their ACA goal! (See Below)  I am very grateful for your generosity in supporting the appeal with such faithful commitment and enthusiasm.  The fruits of your sacrifice will help evangelize, catechize and help the poor and needy of our Archdiocese through its Catholic ministries.  May the LORD Jesus Christ especially bless you for your offering and support to the appeal.  In Christ, Fr. Frank Garcia

 

St. Helena:                          Goal: $33,328     Pledged to Date:  $35,331             % of Goal:  106%
Amt. over Goal:  $2,003                 Total # of Gifts:  152                        Paid over goal: $915

St. Francis of Assisi:         Goal: $  1,660     Pledged to Date:  $  3,645             % of Goal: 219.6%
Amt. over Goal:  $1,985                 Total # of Gifts:    26                        Paid over goal:  $1,985

Our Lady of Lourdes:      Goal: $  5,414     Pledged to Date:  $  9,295             % of Goal:  171.7%
Amt. over Goal:  $3,881                 Total # of Gifts:    39                        Paid over goal:  $3,481

ALTAR AND ROSARY


Altar and Rosary


Ladies Lenten Retreat will be on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  Call the Parish Office for information and registration 970-867-2885.  The retreat requires that a book be read BEFORE the retreat.  Cost of the retreat is $15.00.

2018 NORTHEASTERN CATHOLIC LENT PENANCE SERVICES


Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018


2018 Northeastern Plains Deanery Lenten Penance Services

Tuesday, March 6, St. Helena, Fort Morgan, @ 6:00 p.m.

Monday, March 19, St. Anthony, Sterling @ 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21, St. Joseph, Akron @ 6:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23, St. Mary, Brush @ 6:30 p.m.


St. Anthony, Julesburg – Every Friday after the 5:30 p.m. Mass–Call the parish @ 970-474-2655.

St. John the Evangelist, Yuma, TBA (To Be Announced) – Call the parish @ 970-848-5973. 

St. Andrew, Wray, TBA (To Be Announced) – Call the parish @ 970-332-5858.

St. Patrick, Holyoke @ TBA (To Be Announced) – Call the parish @ 970-854-2762.



La Cuaresma comienza el Miércoles de Ceniza, 14 de febrero de 2018


2018 Servicios Penitenciales - Iglesias Católicas del noreste de Colorado

San Juan Evangelista, Yuma, Llamar la oficina parroquial 970-848-5973 para información

San Andrés, Wray, Llamar la oficina parroquial 970-332-5858 para información

Martes, 6 de marzo 2018, Santa Elena, Fort Morgan, @ 6:00 p.m.
San Antonio, Julesburg, Llamar la oficina parroquial 970-474-2655
St. Patrick, Holyoke, Llamar la oficina parroquial 970-854-2762
Lunes, 19 de marzo 2018, San Antonio, Sterling @ 6:30 p.m.
Miércoles, 21 de marzo 2018, San José, Akron @ 6:30 p.m.
Viernes, 23 de marzo 2018, St. Mary, Brush @ 6:30 p.m.

Estaciones de la Cruz (Vía Cruces)

Cada viernes durante la Cuaresma (Sta. Elena) - 5:30 p.m. (Inglés); 7:00 p.m. (Español)

Cabelleros de Colón Fish Fry (cena de pescado frito)

Cada viernes de Cuaresma @ 6:00 p.m. después de las Estaciones de la Cruz (Vía Cruces).

Domingo de Ramos de la Pasión del Señor
24 marzo, 5:00 p.m. Santa Elena (inglés) y San Francisco de Asís (inglés)
25 marzo, 9:00 a.m. Santa Elena (inglés);  11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena) (Español)

25 marzo, 9:00 a.m. Nuestra Señora de Lourdes

Triduo de Pascua (Jueves Santo, Viernes Santo, Sábado Santo) y Domingo de Pascua
29 marzo, Jueves Santo, Misa de la Cena del Señor: 7:00 p.m. (SH-Bilingüe)
30 marzo, Viernes de la Pasión de Nuestro Señor (Viernes Santo): 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.;

Santa Elena (inglés); 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Santa Elena (Español)
31 marzo, sábado, Vigilia de Pascua en la Noche Santa: 7:45 p.m. (Santa Elena -Bilingüe)

No habra Misa @ 5:00 p.m. en San Francisco de Asís 31 marzo.
1 abril, Domingo de Pascua de la Resurrección del Señor:  9:00 a.m. (Santa Elena & Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Inglés); 11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena-Español)

8 abril, 2º Domingo de Pascua - Divina Misericordia Domingo: 9:00 a.m. (Santa Elena & Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Inglés); 11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Santa Elena-Español)


Rosario - 2:30 p.m. en la Iglesia (Español)
Coronilla de la Divina Misericordia - 3:00 p.m. (inglés) con Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento en Silencio Sagrado hasta las 4:00 p.m.

Convivencia y Matachines - 4:00 p.m. Sala de Monseñor Dinan

2018 LENTEN BOOK CLUB NEWS


2018 Lenten Book Club News

During this year’s Lenten Book Club we will be reading and discussing Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s book, “The Cross and the Beatitudes:  Lessons on Love and Forgiveness.”  The classes will be on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of Lent, February 17 and 24, respectively after the 5:00 p.m. Saturday anticipatory Sunday Mass in the conference room.  Cost of the book is only $8.00.  Please make checks payable to:  “St. Helena Catholic Church”.  Only 20 books have been pre-ordered.  After the 20 books are sold, you will have to obtain the book on your own.  Please stop by the parish office (970-867-2885) to register and pay for the book as soon as possible.  As always, snacks will be provided.  Hope to see you at the Book Club for Lent.

Fr. Frank

STATIONS OF THE CROSS


Stations of the Cross

Fridays during Lent (St. Helena) 5:30 p.m. (English); 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY


Knights of Columbus Fish Fry every Friday of Lent @ 6:00 p.m. after Stations of the Cross.

PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD


Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord



March 24, 5:00 p.m. St. Helena (English) and St. Francis of Assisi, Weldona (English)

             March 25, 9:00 a.m. St. Helena (English); Our Lady of Lourdes, 9:00 a.m. Wiggins (English);

                           11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. St. Helena (Spanish)


Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday) & Easter Sunday Schedule:


             March 29, Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper:  7:00 p.m. (SH – Bilingual Mass)


March 30, Good Friday of the Passion of Our Lord (Good Friday): 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (SH - English);
                                                                                            6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (SH -Spanish)

             March 31, Holy Saturday, The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night:  7:45 p.m. (SH – Bilingual Mass)

                                                No Mass @ St. Francis of Assisi March 31

 

April 1, Easter Sunday of the Ressurection of the Lord     9:00 a.m. SH & OLOL – (English)

                                                                                11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (SH-Spanish)

 

April 8, 2nd Sunday of Easter - Divine Mercy Sunday       9:00 a.m. SH & OLOL – (English)

                                                                                11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. SH (Spanish)

       Rosary – 2:30 p.m.  in Church (Spanish)


C
haplet of the Divine Mercy – 3:00 p.m. (English) with Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacred Silence until 4:00 p.m. (SH)



Dinner and Matachines Dancers - 4:00 p.m. Monsignor Dinan Hall

ARCHBISHOP'S CATHOLIC APPEAL


Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal


Please visit www.archden.org/donate or call 303-715-3111

VOCATIONS NEWS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS!


Mountain Madness

Middle School Conference for 6th, 7th and 8th Graders

YMCA of the ROCKIES

Estes Park, CO

February 16-18, 2018

Online Registration Begins on Monday, October 2, 2017 at:

www.archden.org/eflm/youth/mountain-madness/ and click “Register”

Total Cost is $145.00 per person

(Includes non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $45.00 per person)

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP


High School Youth Group every Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

BIBLE STUDY AND CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH


Bible Study and Catechism of the Catholic Church will begin in September!!!

Father Frank will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (English) class
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Father Miguel will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (Spanish) class
Every Tuesday of Every Month: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Second Section of the Catechism begins on Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Monsignor Dinan Hall.

The NAB (New American Bible) for classes in English will be provided. You must have a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (second edition) for the class (you may already have one at home).

The Catechism of the Catholic Church will be available for purchase for $20.00 at the first class (English) or in the parish office before the
start of class. Classes are from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and snacks will always be provided. Please come to learn and depth and richness of the
Catholic religion.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS - Noticias de Educación Religiosa.


May the Lord and His Holy Spirit enliven your heart for love of Jesus.
 

Parent Meeting:

Wednesday, February 7 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Please bring your booklets on the Eucharist to the class.  This is the last class for parents to attend this year while their child is in class that evening.

Confirmation:

Confirmation will be celebrated on May 6 and May 15, 2018.
More information to come.

PRAYERS


Always In Your Prayers:

Continue to pray for our Priests: Fr. Frank - Fr. Miguel - Deacon Rich

Pray for Vocations

RCIA NEWS


RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults


Your personal encounter with the Risen Christ through the sacramental life of the Church begins with RCIA!

Who should inquire about RCIA?

Anyone not yet baptized...

Anyone interested in becoming a Catholic Christian...

Any Catholic who has not received one, two, or all three of the sacraments of initiation:

BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION, HOLY COMMUNION.


Anyone interested in learning about the Catholic Faith.

Classes begin in September, 2018.


For more information and to register for classes contact Deb Sagel at 970-867-9309

Parish Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Weekends the office will be closed.