St. Jude Catholic Parish - South Bend, Indiana

Dollar Sunday for Catholic Youth Summer Camp 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

We are embarking on our 8th annual Catholic Youth Summer Camp adventure! It will take place at Camp Lutherwald, June 24 -30. This overnight camp is designed for children entering the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. Bishop Rhoades will be joining us on Tuesday, June 26 to celebrate Mass and have lunch with the campers and staff. Last year we served 59 campers from 17 parishes.

Our Dollar Sunday fundraiser for CYSC 2018 is this weekend, February 17 and 18. Your donations are very helpful and much appreciated!

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Trivia Night 2018 - It's a Luau!

Trivia Night
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St. Jude
Doors open at 6 p.m., Trivia begins at 7 p.m.

All participants must be 21 years or older.
Ten persons per trivia table MAXIMUM

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Youth Group News

These events are open to students grade 9 -12.
Friday, February 23, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Bowling Chippewa Bowl
$7 per person

For more information e-mail Mary Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Diocesan Trainings for Lectors 2018

The Office of Worship is offering a training program for new Proclaimers of the Word (Lectors) - Saturday, February 24 here at St. Jude. This program is offered in order to help parishes provide the required training for new lay ministers.

Registration forms are available in the narthex and online here.

Rekindle The Fire 2018

8th Annual Diocesan Men’s Conference
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

The theme this year:  Fully ALIVE!

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Christ Renews His Parish Women’s Retreat

March 10 and 11, 2018 at St. Jude
The weekend is a spiritual experience filled with relaxation, prayer, reflection and laughter. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time away from your hectic lives and focus on your faith life. You will have the chance to build relationships with other women of the parish, and most importantly, develop an even deeper relationship with Christ.

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The Light is ON for You

Every Catholic parish in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will have Confessions available on

Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Fr. John will be out of town that day. A visiting priest will be hearing confessions in his place at St. Jude.

St. Vincent de Paul Corner

Did you know that the first corporal work of mercy is to feed the hungry? What a great opportunity we have right here in our parish to fulfill that mission through our St. Vincent de Paul Conference! Please consider joining today! If you’d like to find out more about the conference, feel free to attend any meeting as we gather at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the school library.

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40 Days for Life

Take a Stand for Life
From February14 to March 25, our community will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international mobilization. We pray that, with God’s help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city — and beyond.

Prayerful protests location:
Proposed site for Whole Women’s Health (Public right of way outside)
3511 Lincolnway West South Bend

Volunteer times can be added at South Bend-40 Days for Life.

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