Season of Giving
Memorial Mass cards are still available $2.50 each. These cards provide prayers once a month for a year for your intentions. It also provides the money for scholarships.
We have donated $300 to the San Antonio Food Bank February, 2021.
October 9, 2021 Fall Fling was great!!!
Since we were unable to have our Spring Fiesta Fling in April due to the Covid pandemic, we postponed the event till October 9. We will had the same venue of Northern Hills Golf Club. Belk’s Department store in New Braunfels, Texas provided the fashions. There was music! We had vendors. Las Carretas provided a delicious Mexican Dinner.
The vendors were URPI Latin American Art. The jewelry vendors represented Jimenez, Grace & Heart, Paparazzi, and Love Edie. The other vendors were URPI Latin American Art, Fashion Elegance, PASHAWL and Charlotte Kennedy Harper Gifts provided gifts and accessories for handbags and totes, fashions and stationary products. The event was so much fun!
Did I mention the silent auction? There was jewelry, home decor and Christmas items galore.
We are grateful to HEB for their donation of $200 in gift cards. Lone Star Capital Bank and Randolph Brooks FCU have each donated $500. Swing Junction; Puente & Sons Funeral Home; Alterations, Tailor & Shoe Repair have each donated $100. We have also heard from Reger Family Dental; My Shop Tint; Jennifer Scroggins; and Adorn Jewelry @ Rolling Oaks Mall. We have heard from Oak Leaf Event Center,;Kutz and Kurls; Las Carretas Restaurant all who are offered Gift Certificates. We had auction contributions from our court sisters and friends.
Our raffle had a First prize of $500.00, second and third prizes of $200,. Fourth prize was $100. Fifth and sixth prize are each a HEB $100 Gift card. Seventh prize was a Spafinder $100 Gift card and eighth prize is a Kutz-N-Kurlz $100 Gift Card and there was more! Great prizes right!
The pictures below show our models. The models were from various ministries. The models were active in promoting the parish activities. Some of the vendors are also shown. We did meet our goal of $7,000 and will donate $3,000 to the St Helena Building Fund.
Our court provided chips and sandwiches at the 4pm Mass Farewell reception for Father Lenin Naffate on September 25, 2021.
Also on the weekend of October 16-17, 2021, we celebrated CDA Sunday by attending the 10am Mass. At all the Masses including Saturday at 4pm and 6pm Mass we said the rosary before the Mass and did pulpit talks inviting the women of the parish to join our St Helena of the Cross CDA #2679. This was also done at the 8am, 10am and 12pm Mass. We have added six new members to our court.
Yolanda DeLeon with some of our guests at the New Member reception October 23, 2021.
We provided cookies for the Welcome reception on October 31 after the noon Mass for Father Marcin Czyz, our new Pastor.
Above we celebrated our November 2 All Souls Mass with the Bereavement Ministry. We have celebrated this event with our parishioners who have lost a loved one in the last eighteen months. Afterwards, we have a small reception of cookies and beverages.