<!–

The Easter Celebration Continues at SRN!

Parish Newsletter for April 29, 2024
Fifth Week of Easter

 

Exciting Announcement Coming Soon!

This weekend (May 4 & 5), we will be making a major announcement at every Mass regarding the proposed enhancements to the physical capacity of our campus. You’ll hear about the future of Saint Robert of Newminster Parish and discover how we plan to grow Together In Christ.

 

Conflict in the Holy Land: A Report from the Field

<!–
<!–

Join us for an inspiring update about Catholic Relief Services’ work in the Holy Land. Learn how you can make a difference for our global family experiencing hunger, conflict, and poverty.

<!–
<!–
<!–
<!–

Featuring speaker Caroline Brennan,
CRS Emergency Communications Director
Thursday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Cathedral Square Center, 360 Division Ave, Grand Rapids

 

For more information, contact Pedro Gomes at (616) 349-9364 or email pgomes@ccwestmi.org.

 

We Need Nursery Volunteers!

We are in need of nursery volunteers for the following shifts:

  • Sunday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. Mass
  • Sunday, May 5, 1:30 p.m. First Communion Mass (volunteers needed 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., ages 18+ only)
  • Sunday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. Mass
  • Sunday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Emmaus Road Gathering (adult and teen volunteers welcome)

Contact Kristen Jankowski at KristenJ@StRobertChurch.org if you’re able to fill any of these openings.

 

UPDATE! Catholic Services Appeal (CSA) 2024

<!–
<!–
<!–
<!–

Thank you for your gifts to 2024 Catholic Services Appeal! Your generous support funds essential diocesan ministries that strengthen us in Christ. 

<!–
<!–

To date 257 families, representing 12.67% of our parish households, have contributed $173,685 or 62.24% of our parish goal. Please keep in mind that any amount raised over our goal is returned 100% to the parish. Please continue to pray for the success of this important effort.

 

To make your pledge to CSA 2024, contact our Business Office at BusinessManager@StRobertChurch.org or visit GRDiocese.org/CSA.

<!–
<!–
 

Faith Formation End of Year Updates!

<!–
<!–
<!–
<!–

Please keep our First Communicants and Confirmandi in prayer as they make their final preparations to receive these beautiful Sacraments.

<!–
<!–

First Communion will be celebrated Sunday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. Confirmation will be celebrated at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Parish Snapshot: What Else Do I Need to Know?

  • This week on FORMED: to find this week’s featured content, visit watch.formed.org/this-week-on-formed.
  • SAVE THE DATE for our Parish Picnic: Sunday, June 2. 
  • Spain & Portugal Pilgrimage registrations and deposits are due Wednesday, May 1.
  • VBS Volunteers Needed! Sign up now to help with VBS June 17 – 20. We need Station Leaders, Assistants, and decorators!
  • Practicing Acts of Christ’s Example (P.A.C.E.) Less than 10 spots left for Middle School Service Week. Sign up now to guarantee your spot!
  • Chronicles of Narnia Middle School Spring Retreat – Registration closes May 5. Sign up today!
  • Faith Formation Spring Survey still open! Complete the survey before May 1.
  • PARISH SERVICE DAY- Let’s work with USPS to Stamp Out Hunger in West Michigan! Sign up for your 90-minute shift to sort and pack food donations.
 

© 2024

St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church
6477 Ada Drive Southeast, Ada, MI 49301
https://strobertchurch.org
(616) 676-9111

<!–
<!–

SRN Mission Statement

As a Catholic community, we proclaim the Good News by serving God and neighbor as we grow in loving relationship with Christ.

<!–
<!–

SRN Vision Statement

Be a vibrant, welcoming faith community inviting all people to know Christ through
worship and sacraments,
evangelization and catechesis,
charity and service.

<!–