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The latest news from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Plantation, Florida.

Salute to Veterans Mass and Dinner November 9th at 3:00 PM

St. Gregory the Great Knights of Columbus Council 15425 proudly announces our Second Annual Salute to Veterans Mass and Dinner on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  A dinner will follow the Mass in the Parish Center at 4:30 p.m.  The cost for the Salute to Veterans Mass and Dinner is as follows:

Veterans – Free

Spouses and Guests – $10.00

Students/Children – $5.00

Join us as we honor those who have so bravely served our country.  Tickets can be purchased at all Saturday and Sunday Masses prior to the event.  For ticket information, please contact Bill Harbour Financial Secretary at (954)661-4328 or Sal Titto, Deputy Grand Knight at (954)461-6982.

All Souls Novena

All Souls Day is Sunday, November 2nd. A Novena of Masses will be offered for the Poor Souls in Purgatory at that time. Envelopes are attached to the bulletin for you to remember your loved ones in the nine day Novena starting Sunday, November 2nd at the 7:30 p.m. Mass. Please print legibly and return the envelopes with your donation as soon as possible.

St. Gregory Church Hosts “Blue Mass” to Honor Law Enforcement Officers

St. Gregory Church hosted its first annual Blue Mass on Sunday, Sept. 28, to honor law enforcement and celebrate the feast of St. Michael, patron saint of police officers. The traditional Catholic Mass welcomed police officers of all faiths and featured the Broward County Multi-Agency Honor Guard and Black Pearl Pipes and Drums. The event was coordinated by Capt. Robert Juskiewicz of the Plantation Police Department.

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Click here to see the article as it appeared on the Archdiocese of Miami website

Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival Youth Group Fundraiser

2LIFE, St. Gregory’s high school youth group, will be hosting a Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch fundraiser.  The Fall Festival will be Sunday, October 19th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Gazebo.  There will be a bounce house, face painting, home made bake sale, hot dog sales, children’s games, dunk tank and much more!  AND, OF COURSE PUMPKIN SALES!

Our Pumpkin Patch will be in the Gazebo from Saturday, October 18th until Thursday, October 30th.  The hours are: Monday through Friday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturdays from 12:00 – 6:00 and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT 2LIFE YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES!  COME AND SUPPORT THE YOUTH OF OUR PARISH! 

For more information, if you can make something for our bake sale on the 19th, or if you can volunteer to help in any way with this event, please contact Michele Brooks at 954-682-2553 or Mbrooks@saintgreg.org.

Grief Share: Your Journey From Mourning to Joy

You are invited to this 13 week program in a caring and supportive group atmosphere to walk the journey of grief to find healing and hope. It includes 3 key elements that work together to help you recover from the deep hurt of loss. Format includes a video seminar, group discussion and a personal workbook. A few of the sessions topics include challenges of grief, grief and your relationships, why?, guilt and anger, lessons of grief, etc.  We hope to see you.

When: Tuesday mornings – starting Sept. 23, 2014 for 13 weeks.

Where: Ministry Building – 2nd floor “Upper Room”

Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Facilitator: Elaine Karbonik, PhD

Coming Soon to St. Gregory Church!

A welcome/information table staffed by fellow parishioners after each Mass. The purpose is to meet and greet those attending St. Gregory for the first time as well as long-time parishioners. This is an opportunity to help grow our Parish community by answering questions and getting to know one another. If you would like to be a part of this initiative, please contact Barbara at 954-816-8756 or email welcometostgregory@gmail.com. You can also meet us at Ministry Weekend in the Parish Center on October 4th & 5th.