MUSTARD SEED COMMUNITY (MSC) INITIATIVES
Annual Events We Sponsor:
Life in the Spirit Seminar (LISS) which consists of 7 Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – 9 pm between Easter and Pentecost Sundays.
Autumn Candlelight Pot-Luck Dinner with the Sacred Heart Praise Band at October Third Tuesday Regional Prayer Group.
54-Day Rosary Novena, normally July 5-August 27, however in 2016,it will be August 15 (Feast of the Assumption) – October 7 (Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.)
Monthly Events We Sponsor:
First Friday Mass: Mass is celebrated every First Friday of the month (except July) at Mother of God Church in Covington at 7:30 pm followed by individual prayer for healing. Praise and Worship Music precedes the Mass from 7:10 – 7:30 pm. Any changes will be noted on the Home Page.
Third Tuesday Regional Prayer Group: We gather every Third Tuesday of the month at St. Joseph Heights from 7-845 pm, unless noted otherwise on the Home Page.
Service Team Meetings: The Service Team usually meets the First Saturday of every month following 9 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph Crescent Springs and an hour of Adoration, to discuss the MSC ministries and initiatives, and to provide leadership.
Teaching Team Meetings: The Teaching Team meets several times a year to arrange for teachings and witnesses at the Third Tuesday Regional Prayer Meetings.
Weekly Events We Support:
Prayer Group Meetings: Click here for listing. Location, day and time varies from parish to parish.
Special Events We Support:
See Upcoming Events Calendar at right for Catholic/Charismatic events in Northern KY, and nearby Ohio and Indiana.
Non-Profit Groups We Support With Our Time/Talent/Treasures:
Notre Dame Urban Education Center (NDUEC) at 14 East 8th St., Covington, KY, 859-261-4487, www.nduec.org. NDUED offers transformative educational programs to children and families in the urban area, providing support, restoring hope, and promoting a fully human life for all. Their belief is that education is the greatest hope for breaking the cycle of poverty. We collect Capri drink pouches, and packaged snack food items at our Third Tuesday Regional Prayer Group. They need volunteers for instructional tutoring, physical education, fine arts enrichment, language and reading skills, arts and crafts, computer skills, and administrative assistance.
Rose Garden Home Mission, Center for Hope and Healing, 2040 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY, 859-491-7673, www.fdofmary.org. The Franciscan Daughters of Mary and Mother Seraphina run this mission to help support 1600 babies and to provide food to 300-1100 needy people daily. We collect diapers (larger sizes), toddler clothing 2T-5T new or like new, infant friendly toys, baby and adult toiletries, candy for kids, Bibles and religious jewelry, cleaning supplies, and non-perishable food at our Third Tuesday Regional Prayer Group. Volunteers are needed Monday-Thursday, 11 am – 4 pm. They are also now a registered charity with Kroger’s Community Rewards program. If you shop at Kroger’s and use the Kroger Plus Card, simply go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com, click on Cincinnati, OH, enter NPO #82777 and designate Rose Garden Home Mission to receive rewards every time you shop at Kroger and use your Plus Card. It costs you nothing and the Rose Garden will receive a check every quarter to help with their outreach to the poor.
Mary Rose Mission Kitchen, 272 Main St., Florence, KY, www.maryrosemission.org. Volunteers are needed to cook, clean, serve, and pray.
St. Peter Claver Latin School For Boys in Over-the Rhine of Cincinnati, OH, founded by the late Fr. Al Lauer. This Roman Catholic school ministers to those with need, those not often tended to by society. They educate boys from low-income households in the inner-city and surrounding areas, and provide a strong Christ-centered education for boys who demonstrate aptitude for a rigorous course of studies and Christian character development in our Catholic tradition. http://stpeterclaverlatin.org/
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