Event: Flowers / Plants to the Columbarium Dates: October 31 to November 2 Summary: For those who would like to bring flowers and/or plants to the Columbarium and Prayer Garden for All Souls’ Day, please place the potted plants and mums (no vase w/ flowers) in the Blessed Mother Grotto area today, tomorrow and Monday morning.
Event: Novena for the Poor Souls in Purgatory Dates: October 31 to November 8 Time: 12:00 p.m. Summary: A new novena commenced today, October 31. On each of the nine days of prayer, we meditate on the suffering that each and every soul must endure in purgatory. Every soul that remains tainted by venial sin at the time of death, will need to pass through purgatory in order to be cleansed of their sins, and be granted entry into heaven. Please join Father Joseph in prayer seeking to help free souls from purgatory. The Parish will livestream the celebration of the midday prayer services at noon every day: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/prayer-services.html
Event: Distribution of Communion from the Side Door Date: Sunday, November 1 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Summary: For those who cannot attend the Holy Mass and have to watch the liturgical celebration from home, please come to Corpus Christi every Sunday from noon to 1:00 p.m. An Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion will be outside the building, next to the Columbarium and Prayer Garden, distributing Communion with the greatest reverence, following the safety guidelines.
Event: Youth Ministry Date: Sunday, November 1 Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Summary: All high schoolers are invited to participate in the Stay Alive weekly gathering. Every Sunday, the youth will meet outdoors in the parking lot area. There will be social distancing and everyone will be wearing masks. (Bring a lawn chair.) We ask all parents of high schoolers to encourage their children to participate in Stay Alive - a Ministry that is drawing young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
Event: All Souls’ Day Mass of Remembrance Date: Monday, November 2 Time: 5:00 p.m. Summary: A Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated on Monday to commemorate our faithful departed. Everyone is invited to bring a photo of a loved one. The photo frame will be placed in front of the altar together with a lit memorial candle. The candles will be provided by the Parish, placed in the vestibule area (suggested donation is $5).
Event: Evening of Remembrance Celebration Date: Monday, November 2 Time: 6:30 p.m. Summary: Following All Souls’ Day Mass on Monday, Corpus Christi will have an Evening of Remembrance Celebration. The service will remember the faithful departed inured in the Columbarium, as well as our parishioners that have passed away during the calendar year 2020 - commencing with peaceful music, followed by the Holy Rosary. The service will take place in the church building, and will end in the Columbarium and Prayer Garden.
Event: Catechism Date: Monday, November 2 Summary: Week 5 of the Families With Christ online catechism program will be published and accessible on Monday. To enroll your family in our FAMILIES WITH CHRIST eight-month program: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/registration.html Also, if your child is scheduled to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion or Confirmation during this academic year, please be sure to enroll your family in the Program (Families With Christ is our Sacramental Preparation program for this year.) For more info: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/families-with-christ.html
Event: Bereavement Ministry Date: Wednesday, November 3 Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Summary: The Parish will commence Beloved on Wednesday, a bereavement ministry to members and nonmembers of Corpus Christi who have experienced the death of a loved one and need assistance in the healing process. This outreach is facilitated by a trained minister who offers a compassionate, consoling and encouraging presence. The Ministry will meet in the Parish Hall on the first Wednesday of the month. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The session will start at 7:00 p.m. If interested, please visit the homepage of the Parish website to register. All sessions will be broadcasted live through the Christi website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/parish-information.html
Event: Family Holy Hour Date: Friday, November 6 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m Summary: The Family Holy Hour will take place the first Friday of the month to nurture families’ faith in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. If you cannot attend, the Devotion will be broadcasted live through the Parish website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/eucharistic-adoration.html
Event: First Saturday Devotion Date: Saturday, November 7 Time: 8:30 a.m. Summary: The Devotion on Saturday will commence with the Holy Mass at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sacramental Confession. If you cannot attend, the Devotion will be broadcasted live through the Parish website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/watch-mass-live.html
Event: CONNECT Ministry Date: Saturday, November 7 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Summary: Following the First Saturday Mass (8:30 a.m.) and Confession, Connect will resume its ministry in the Youth Ministry Room (adhering to the Parish Safety Guidelines). The Connect Ministry is a place where parishioners can be instructed and formed in prayer, spiritual direction, and healing - coming to a deeper understanding of their vocation and mission in Christ, in the Church, and in the world. The session will be broadcasted live through the Parish website: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/connect.html
Event: CCWG Virtual Rosary Service Date: Monday, November 9 Time: 6:30 p.m. Summary: The Corpus Christi Women’s Group will have a virtual Holy Rosary prayer service via Google Meet. More information will be communicated to the congregation soon: https://www.corpuschristisc.org/womens-group.html
Event: Chicken Dinner Drive-Thru Date: November 14 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Summary: The Knights of a Columbus are sponsoring the Chicken Dinner Fundraiser event, drive-thru style. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise money for vocation and Church ministries. The sign-up sheets are in the vestibule area of the church building.
Event: First Communion Date: November 16 to November 27 Summary: Students of the First Holy Communion online summer program will receive the Holy Eucharist throughout the 3rd and 4th week of November. Parents can schedule the child’s First Holy Communion on any of the following weekday Mass: Tuesday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, at 12:15 p.m. Thursday! November 12, at 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 13, at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 17, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, at 12:15 p.m. Thursday! November 19, at 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 20, at 8:30 a.m.
To schedule your child’s Mass for First Holy Communion, go to the Parish website and complete the First Holy Communion Mass schedule form: https://web4u.forms-db.com/view.php?id=894250 You will receive confirmation of your child’s Mass via email, as well as information regarding attire, guests and arrival time, among others.
Corpus Christi Catholic Church 2350 Augusta Hwy | Lexington SC 29072 Tel 803.359.4391 | Fax 803.359.8885