SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACTION AUCTION TICKETS ON SALE
St. Wendelin’s 34th Annual Action Auction will be held on Saturday, March 17th. This year’s “Luck o’ the Saints” auction will return to the traditional St. Wendelin Catholic School North Gym, with doors opening at 5:30 PM.

Tickets are $50 per person. Attendees will enjoy a delicious prime rib dinner, hors d’oeuvres and beverages while bidding on 500+ incredible silent and grand auction items ranging from St. Wendelin memorabilia, technology gadgets, furniture, fine art and jewelry, as well as some very interesting and one-of-a-kind pieces. The popular “Mystery Tins” and “Family Fun Box” will be returning this year as well as other raffles.

An exciting addition to the Action Auction is a 2002 Jeep Liberty Sport raffle! Tickets are $20 each or 3 for $50 and only 1,000 tickets will be sold. They can be purchased now and at the auction. For a complete list of vehicle details and contest rules, please view the flyer at tinyurl.com/jeepraffle2018 or in the Parish Office.

Action Auction tickets and Jeep raffle tickets are available by visiting or calling the St. Wendelin Parish Office at 419-435-6692. To purchase online, visit www.stwendelin.org and click the PayPal “donate now” button. Specify “AUCTION” or “JEEP” with amounts in the note field.

For more information, please contact Jeannette Lee at jeannette.lee@stwendelin.org or 419-435-6692 x415.

** NEW PARENTS **
Due to no registrations, the Baptismal Preparation Session for parents and godparents scheduled for February 11th has been RESCHEDULED for Sunday, March 11th. To register, please contact Shellie Gabel (419-435-6681 · shellie.gabel@stwendelin.org).

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED
The Religious Education program is in need of K-8 substitute teachers. If you are a retired teacher or catechist who can occasionally spare a few hours on Wednesday evenings, please contact Shellie Gabel (419-435-6681 · shellie.gabel@stwendelin.org).

SIGN UP FOR BIBLE STUDY!
Sign up sheets are posted in the Parish Office and the Upper Room for the next Bible study from Ascension Press called “The Prophets: Messengers of God’s Mercy” by Thomas Smith. The study will begin Wednesday, March 14th with a morning (10:00-11:30 AM) and evening (7:00-8:30 PM) in the Upper Room. This 10-week study helps participants get to know a prophet each week learn how his/her message sheds light on our faith today.
Study materials are $30 per person. Please make checks payable to St. Wendelin with “Bible Study” on the memo line. Sign-up/fee deadline is February 16th. Contact Shellie Gabel (419-435-6681 · shellie.gabel@stwendelin.org) with questions.

SAINT VINCENT DEPAUL NEEDS DONATIONS
Saint Vincent dePaul has a number of families in need of bedroom furniture (i.e. mattresses, box springs, frames and dressers) as well as kitchen appliances and furniture (i.e. stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, tables and chairs).
If you have any of these items and would like to donate them to a family in need, please leave a voicemail at 419-435-7259 to arrange pickup.


DOWNLOAD THE NEW PARISH APP

Our St. Wendelin app is available to download for iPhone and Android devices. The app allows the parish to send you useful and important messages regarding our parish/school life and events, and allows you to reply to messages or RSVP for events. There will be no need for those with smart phones to remember to silence their phones before Mass. The app will send you a reminder to silence your phone 20 minutes before the Mass you select. Many more great features will be a help to all of us, such as, daily Mass readings, Catholic news, prayers and prayer reminders, quick access to online tithing, Confession reminders, and our weekly bulletin. Download our app today at myparishapp.com or search your phone’s app store for myparish.