FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONThe First Holy Communion program started preparations for students to receive the Holy Eucharist throughout the month of June. Adhering to the required restrictions, the Parish will accommodate up to four (4) students on each weekday and weekend Mass during the month of June. For further details, please visit the Corpus Christi website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/children
HOLY HOUR Celebrating the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Corpus Christi will follow with a public Holy Hour service after the conclusion of the 11AM Sunday Mass tomorrow, May 24, at 12:30 p.m. If are uncomfortable coming inside the church building, the Parish invites you to park your vehicle in the lower parking lot area, facing the church building, to watch the Holy Hour through your phone or other electronic device. Following the Benediction, Father Joseph will process to the parking lot with the Most Blessed Sacrament to bless each and every one of you - one vehicle at a time. For more information, please visit the Parish website.
RECEIVE HOLY COMMUNION IN THE PARKING LOT If you cannot celebrate the Holy Mass inside the church building, please consider attending Mass this weekend while in your car. Simply park your vehicle in the Parish parking lot and tune into the Mass through your phone or other electronic device. Immediately following Mass, you will receive Holy Communion at the side door entrance of the church next to the Columbarium and Prayer Garden. For more information: https://youtu.be/DzZkTmTsnhQ
NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT Father Joseph is praying the Holy Spirit Novena until Saturday, May 30, to prepare for the Feast of Pentecost. The Novena is a powerful and moving prayer meant to help us open ourselves up to the third person of the Holy Trinity. This midday prayer service is been broadcasted live every day at 12:00 p.m. through the Corpus Christi website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/prayer-services
BLOOD DRIVE The Knights of Columbus and the Blood Connection invite you to sign up for the Blood Drive taking place at Corpus Christi tomorrow Sunday, May 24, from 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. All guidelines and norms will be implemented to protect the health of our community. Please visit the Parish website to sign-up for your donation: www.corpuschristisc.org
SAFETY Disinfectants are applied diligently - including using a fogger machine - to hard surfaces and in the restrooms of the church building after the conclusion of every liturgical celebration.
BIBLE STUDY Corpus Christi Bible Study is presenting through the Parish website on Monday, May 25, the 4th week of the video series NOOMA featuring Christian teacher Rob Bell - short films that explore our world from a perspective of Jesus. Search, question, and join the discussion: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/bible-study
CONTRIBUTIONS Father Joseph and the Parish Office are truly grateful to all parishioners who give online, mail their envelopes, and drop their contributions through the mail slot next to the entrance door of the Parish office. Your contribution is an incredible help during this challenging time. We ask if everyone else could consider giving online to get the Parish through this situation by visiting the Corpus Christi website and clicking on the OSV Online Giving logo. Thank you for your generosity: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/online-offertory
MINISTERS OF THE MASS All ministers, including lectors, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, altar servers, ushers, greeters and sacristans, will be scheduled to serve through our new web-based program Minister Scheduler. If you have not done so already, please take 5 minutes of your time to access the new program through the Parish website and sign-up at your earliest convenience: https://web4ucorp.com/ministries/corpussc
ASSISTANCE MINISTRY Corpus Christi Assistance Ministry will continue to be open to assist you and the community with any utility bills and rental expenses, and to provide food from the Parish pantry - every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m.
CONFIRMATION Corpus Christi Confirmation program remain cancelled until further notice from the Diocese of Charleston.
CONFESSION All scheduled Confessions remain cancelled until further notice.
CHURCH BUILDING The church building continues to be closed until further notice. May the Lord continue to richly bless you and your families.
PRAYER REQUEST Let us continue to pray for each other, in particular for the departed soul of Leonard Svrcek, father of our beloved parishioner Mark Svrcek, who passed away unexpectedly this Friday, May 22, in Victoria, Texas: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/prayer-services
May the Lord continue to protect and richly bless you and your families.
Corpus Christi Catholic Church 2350 Augusta Hwy | Lexington SC 29072 Tel 803.359.4391 | Fax 803.359.8885