Life Chain on Respect Life Sunday

Date: October 1, 2017

Time: 2:30-3:30 pm

Location: Downtown Decatur

On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 1, a Life Chain will be held in Decatur from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. All pro-life people are invited to participate in this event that will be part of a nationwide event being held today.

Signs will be distributed beginning at 2 p.m. from the basement of St. Patrick Church.

All pro-life people are asked to take a place along Franklin Street or Eldorado Street, to stand for one hour with signs that show your position against abortion and supporting women and children. Please consider giving one hour to help make this highly visible testimony to life a success!

Traditional Blessing of the Baby Jesus Figurines

Start date: December 9, 2017

End date: December 10, 2017

Time: At Both Masses

Location: St. Thomas Church

This weekend we renew the beautiful tradition of the Blessing of the Christ Child figurines, the miniature statues of the Baby Jesus to be placed in the nativity sets in our families’ homes. The blessing of the Christ Child will be held at both Masses this weekend.  Please bring the Christ Child from your home nativity set and have it blessed.