HOPE HOUSE ANNUAL TREASURE SALE
Saturday, Aug. 2, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., in the Gym
Sunday, Aug. 3, after the 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Masses
Come find some great antiques and collectibles--furniture, kitchenware, home decor, and more, and know that your purchases all go in support of Hope House! If you have treasures to donate, please contact Theresa Meurs at 223-2165.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)
Thursdays, Aug. 7 & 21, 7:00 p.m., School Library
Are you an adult who has never been baptized, or baptized in another Christian faith, and exploring the idea of becoming Catholic? Please drop in to one of our inquiry nights to learn more about the RCIA process. The opening session for our next process is Thursday, Sept. 4, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., in the School Library.
ASSUMPTION PARISH'S 125TH ANNIVERSARY AND FEAST DAY CELEBRATION!
Friday, Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m. Mass with Roast Pig Dinner/Cook Out to follow!
Join us as we celebrate both our Patron, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and 125 years of Church of the Assumption in Bellingham! See the bulletin for more details on how you can help, including lending historical artifacts for all parishioners to enjoy viewing. Questions? Contact Kathy Ernst in the Parish Office.
K-12 FAITH FORMATION & SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
Please join us for the registration day that matches your child/children's age and sacramental needs:
Sunday, Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., Gym: First Reconciliation & First Communion (Year One & Year Two candidates);
Sunday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., School Library: K-5
Sunday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., Gym: EDGE & LifeTeen
Monday, Sept. 15, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., School Library: Confirmation
(Year One & Year Two Candidates)
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS FOR CHILDREN
(RCIA for Children)
This is the process for children ages 7- to 17-years old seeking Baptism in the Catholic Church. The children will learn about and participate in the Catholic faith and prepare for the sacraments of initiation. Registration is on Sunday, Sept. 7, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., in the Stafford Room. All sessions take place on Sunday mornings.
CORNERSTONE CATHOLIC CONFERENCE:
Building a Culture of Life
Friday, Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m. & Saturday, Oct. 25, all day
Greater Tacoma Covention & Trade Center
Join Archbishop Sartain, Bishops Cupich, Tyson, and Elizondo and many more at this conference focused on the sanctity of life. It is an adults only conference with special events for young adults aged 18- to 28-years-old. Ticket cost includes Friday evening and all day Saturday with lunch provided. Registration and more details are available at www.CornerstoneCatholic.com.
The Church of the Assumption is a vibrant Roman Catholic faith community in the heart of Bellingham, Washington. As Catholics, we seek to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ who is our Way, our Truth, and our Life. We continually strive to follow the example of our Blessed Mother--and Patron--who is the model of compassion and discipleship.