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Sweetheart Dinner

Friday, February 11th at 6:30 p.m.

All couples are welcome to join us from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
Enjoy a Delicious Catered Dinner, Champagne, DJ Bryan Vitta, Raffles, & Photo Booth
$30 per couple if you reserve before January 31st, then $40 per couple
Deadline to reserve is February 7th
FREE childcare available with pizza & cupcakes

SPONSORED BY THE ST. HELEN COMMUNIO MINISTRY


Reserve online: CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION

Live Streams

Upcoming Live Streams at St. Helen Parish

Second Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 15th at 4 p.m. ENGLISH

Second Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 15th at 7 p.m. SPANISH

Funeral Mass: Dr. Nicholas Coppola / Fri. Jan. 21st at 4 p.m. FUNERAL

Funeral Mass: Katherine Stadtmueller / Sat. Jan. 22nd at Noon FUNERAL

Third Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 22nd at 4 p.m. ENGLISH

Third Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 22nd at 7 p.m. SPANISH

Fourth Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 29th at 4 p.m. ENGLISH

Fourth Sunday Ordinary Time / Sat. Jan. 29th at 7 p.m. SPANISH


WE MOVED TO VIMEO!

Thank you to all who have subscribed to our YouTube channel. St. Helen Vero will now be moving to Vimeo for live streaming and uploading videos! You can find us at the following link: https://vimeo.com/user109863429
You do not need an account with Vimeo to view our videos, but please consider following us! Thank you for your continued support and God bless you!

Holy Hour for Vocations

Friday, January 21st at 5 p.m. at St. John of the Cross

Our next Vocations Holy Hour will take place at St. John of the Cross at 5 p.m. on January 21st. All are welcome to attend our monthly program which rotates among St. Helen, St. John of the Cross and Holy Cross.

For more information on our Vocation Ministry please contact Maxine Gallagher at 401-297-8098 or email trinitymg517@gmail.com

Chalice Cup Program

Sign up for 2022

A vocation is a call from the Holy Spirit, a gift from God that is nurtured in prayer. When we pray for vocations, we lift up to our Father, those men and women who He is calling to serve Him in this special way.

What is it?

SIGN UP FOR CHALICE CUP

Fr. Matt on our Chalice Cup Program

We are all aware of the need for vocations to the priesthood, the diaconate and to the religious life, especially for our Diocese. But sometimes we forget just how powerful praying for an increase in vocations can be. If we pray with the faith of the widow of Zarapeth (Elijah & the Widow, 1 Kings 17:8-15), our cup will never run dry! We will always have priests to bring us Jesus in the Eucharist. The Chalice Cup Program’s purpose is to provide a focal point for prayer for vocations to the priesthood and religious life

How does it work?

Each weekend at the end of the designated Mass, the celebrant will call forward the   family, individual, or couple who previously signed up to receive a blessing and the chalice. The chalice presented to the recipient(s) belonged to Monsignor Irvine Nugent, beloved Pastor of St. Helen Parish from 1976 to 1999. They will take the chalice home, put it in a place of honor and pray each day for an increase and perseverance of religious vocations. On Friday the chalice is returned to the parish office.

What must I do to participate?

To participate, please use this Sign Up Genius app.  Begin by checking the  available weekends and select  the one that works best for you. There are two slots available for each weekend: Primary and alternate. If you select primary, you are expected to be there that weekend for the mass that you select. The alternate slot is for a “back up” recipient in case the primary recipient gives notice that they are unable to attend.

Please fill in the required information (name, email address, telephone number and the time of the Mass you will be attending that weekend. Review the information and submit. If you are unable to use this app, please contact the parish office via email or telephone.  After you sign up, please note the date and time.  The Sign Up Genius will send you a reminder the week before; and the recipient of the Chalice Cup will be printed in the bulletin the week before they are to receive it.

What do I do when I come to Mass that day?

For your convenience, you might consider sitting in the front of the church. After communion and before the final blessing, the celebrant will call you forward to receive a blessing and present you with the chalice. It will be in a case and will have prayer cards and other devotional materials. Take the chalice home, display it prominently and please pray for priests and religious vocations during the time (and after) it is in your home.

When do I return the chalice?

Please return the chalice to the parish office on the following Friday by 12 Noon.

Finally….

A vocation is a call from the Holy Spirit, a gift from God that is nurtured in prayer. When we pray for vocations, we lift up to our Father, those men and women who He is calling to serve Him in this special way.

Thank you for saying “yes”!

The St. Helen Vocation Ministry

2022 Catholic Men’s Rally

Saturday, February 12, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola

9999 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens

Registration Link: RALLY

  • Fr. John Riccardo, ACTS XXIX
  • Peter Herbeck, Renewal Ministries
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Confession,
  • The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
  • Included in the $25 ticket price: breakfast, lunch, and a copy of Father John Riccardo’s latest book, Rescued

Calling all men who want to be inspired and fired up for Jesus and the Gospel! Father John Riccardo will leave you feeling amazed by what God has done for you! You will be equipped to share the good news with family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Father John Riccardo has a gift and a passion for mobilizing the Church for mission. Don’t miss out on this once a year event!

Our Lady of Guadalupe Grotto

Please help us raise funds to beautify our campus with our new grotto dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Purchase a brick personalized with your family name or the name of a loved one, in honor of, or in memory of someone special to you. These bricks also make a wonderful gift.

There are three size bricks to choose from:

4″x8″ for $50.00

8″x8″ for $150.00

12″x12″ for $300

For online ordering please use this link: GROTTO BRICK PURCHASE


If you prefer to make your purchase with cash or check, please make an appointment with Lupe at 772-562-5954 or email: ggarcia@sthelenvero.org OR you can download our order form below:

This is the site of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Grotto
This is the statue which will be the centerpiece of the grotto

The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe
The feast in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe goes back to the 16th century. Chronicles of that period tell us the story.
A poor Indian named Cuauhtlatohuac was baptized and given the name Juan Diego. He was a 57-year-old widower, and lived in a small village near Mexico City. On Saturday morning December 9, 1531, he was on his way to a nearby barrio to attend Mass in honor of Our Lady.
Juan was walking by a hill called Tepeyac when he heard beautiful music like the warbling of birds. A radiant cloud appeared, and within it stood an Indian maiden dressed like an Aztec princess. The lady spoke to him in his own language and sent him to the bishop of Mexico, a Franciscan named Juan de Zumarraga. The bishop was to build a chapel in the place where the lady appeared.
Eventually the bishop told Juan to have the lady give him a sign. About this same time Juan’s uncle became seriously ill. This led poor Juan to try to avoid the lady. Nevertheless the lady found Juan, assured him that his uncle would recover, and provided roses for Juan to carry to the bishop in his cape or tilma.
On December 12, when Juan Diego opened his tilma in the bishop’s presence, the roses fell to the ground, and the bishop sank to his knees. On the tilma where the roses had been appeared an image of Mary exactly as she had appeared at the hill of Tepeyac.

Catholic School Participation Program

2021 / 2022 School Year

If you are a registered parishioner of St. Helen Catholic Church and are attending or planning to attend St. Helen Catholic School, St. Anastasia, or John Carroll Catholic High School, please review our School Participation Program.

Current school families will receive their packet at orientation night. New families should contact Laura Lewis at the Parish Office to request a packet and verify contact information. Call 772-567-5129.

If you are registered at St. John of the Cross or Holy Cross please contact them directly for their Participation Program.

Please review our program:


September activities & events that will count towards participation hours:

Children’s Choir – Starts Sept. 12th. Just show up. For info: CHILDRENS CHOIR

Rummage Sale (Sept 24/25). Need help with set up and during event. For info & sign up link: SALE

40 Days for Life – begins Sept. 22nd. For info and sign up link: 40 DAYS

Respect Life Rosary Prayer Service – Sept. 28th at 7 p.m. ROSARY

Adoration – Every weekend (Saturday through Monday). For info and sign up link: ADORATION

Adoration

Saturday, January 22nd through Monday, January 24th

If you wish to sign up for a regular day and time, simply write “weekly” in the comment section. You will automatically be signed up for your desired day and time. If you need to cancel you can simply send an e-mail to us at AdorationStHelen@gmail.com

ADORATION LINK CLICK HERE

  • Please practice good infection control practices. If you have symptoms (cough, fever, loss of taste, etc.) we ask you refrain from coming. If you are signed up, please send an e-mail. We will then find a replacement. 
  • The door to the CLC is closed after 6 PM until 6 AM. The Chapel door is to remain unlocked during Adoration.
  • If you are at Adoration this weekend, please make sure you are signed up.  There are individuals who sign up for times because it appears no one has signed up.