Welcome to the parish website for St. Eugene’s Church. “The Church of Saint Eugene is a community of believers seeking to grow in the faith of Jesus Christ through His Eucharist and by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Church of Saint Eugene welcomes all God’s people through liturgy, sacraments, outreach to our neighbors in need, and by following the example of Jesus Christ. Through works and actions we strive to meet the spiritual, physical and temporal needs of all generations, especially our young. By encouraging one another, we grow in faith and we demonstrate our life in the Holy Trinity by sharing the Good News of Jesus and by being an active voice in our society. With God’s help, we remain a community united in Faith, Hope and Charity.” Please visit these pages to learn more about our vibrant faith community!
News & Events
St Eugene Parish held its annual Wine Tasting Dinner at Chester's Restaurant with the generous support of Kevin Kitson of Christy's Liquor. Each of the five courses of the wonderful meal was paired with a wine that complimented the food. Wines included one from our own local winery, Mulberry Vineyards. The evening ran from 4 pm till well after 6 pm and needless to say, everyone had a wonderful time.
St Eugene Church Parish held its annual 20 Week Club Dinner/Dance on October 17th at the Village Haven Restaurant in Slatersville. After an all-you-can-eat Chicken and Pasta dinner, guests enjoyed dancing to music provided by Back Beat Sounds. Basket raffles, a scratch ticket money tree, and a 50/50 drawing added to the excitement that led up to the Grand Prize drawings that totaled over $2,000.00! A good time was had by all! (CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE)
20 WEEK CLUBTickets for this year's 20 week club will go on sale on April 18th and 19th after all Masses. There will e 20 weekly drawings for $30 each with a dinner dance in October where grand prize drawings totaling 1,500 will be awarded. Membership costs $60 and members are included in all drawings and an all-you- an-eat family style dinner at The Village Haven Restaurant in Slatersille. Proceeds of this important fund raiser are used to maintain and improve our church property.
ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Eugene’s would like to thank all the parishioners for their grocery receipts. Your support helps us receive a percentage of funds to assist our community with food and utility expenses.
A SIGN OF PEACEDuring this season of colds and flu, remember if you aren't feeling well, please refrain from shaking hands at the Sign of Peace. A polite nod or bow will be understood as a reasonable substitute.
Nursing Home MinistryWould you like to help? Can you spare an hour for our Greenville Health Care Nursing Home Ministry? This ministry serves the spiritual needs of the residents of Greenville Health Care Nursing Home with a communion service each Sunday and the distribution of Holy Communion by Eucharistic ministers. New volunteers are needed and are always welcome!
2015 Mass Book Open
If you want to schedule Masses for 2015, please call or visit the rectory, Monday through Friday between 9AM–3PM. Weekend and Holyday Masses $25.00 and Weekday Masses and Candle are $10.00.
St. Eugene Church is now using a new service called Parish Giving that will allow parishioners to have their weekly contributions deducted from their checking account or credit card. The link is: www.sainteugeneschurch.com/parish-giving/
- - Sun. April 26th LAST Rel Ed Classes K-5 & 9-10
- - Mon. April 27th LAST Rel Ed Classes 6-8 (Hall)
- - Tues April 28th Bible Study 7 PM
- - Tues April 28th 7:30 PM K of C (Hall)
- - Wed April 29th AA Meeting (Hall) 8 PM
- - May 9th Car Wash in the church parking lot sponsored by K of C
- - Yard Sale - The FIRST yard sale meeting is Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:00pm in the church hall.
BLESSING OF THE BIKES
* SPECIAL EVENTS *
Fr.Varghese will be holding the “Blessing of the Bikes” Saturday, May 2nd, at 1:00PM in the parking lot of the Church. Anyone who would like to have their motorcycle blessed before they head out for the warm summer riding should stop by. But don’t forget to tell all your friends about this important event so that they also will have a safe ride for the summer.
Our parish youth and Kof C will be holding a Car Wash Saturday, May 9th, before Mother’s Day in the church parking lot from 9-2pm. What a great idea for the mothers, grandmothers, godmothers or aunts in our lives! There is a free will offering. Proceeds will go towards Roses to be given out to mothers at Masses that weekend.
The May Crowning is scheduled for Sunday, May 10th during the 10:15AM Mass. All children who received their Sacrament of First Communion on May 3rd are asked to participate, and to wear their communion outfits. All other children are asked to join them and to dress appropriately.
First Communion: Sun., May 3, 11:30AM
Confirmation: Sunday, May 3, 4:00PM Rehearsal Friday May 1st 5 PM All candidates and sponsors MUST attend.
The Marian Movement of Priests will hold a special mass on Wednesday, May 13th at 9 AM for the "Cenacles of the Marian Movement of Priests", Rosary and meditation on Our Lady's book of messages. All are welcome.
PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA
ALL INTERESTED: PILGRIMAGE TO THE FATIMA, BARCELONA & LOURDES With Fr. Varghese; October 5-14, 2015. Highlights include Fatima, Salamanca, Valiadolid and Burgos, Lourdes, Montserrat, Barcelona. Daily Mass is also included at key religious sites. Please call the rectory if interested in a colorful descriptive brochure or see Fr. Varghese.
JIt is great to see the beautiful spring weather finally here! With spring now in full swing the activity in the parish begins to pick up again (before it slows down for the summer). In a few short weeks we will ....(Read more)
Join Our Parish
Welcome to St. Eugene Parish, a Roman Catholic community committed to the Gospels. Please call the parish rectory at (401) 568-5102 to register with the parish or to receive budgets. If you are moving out of the parish, please call us so we may update our records. If you have a question for the pastor, please call Father Varghese at the rectory or see him after any Mass.
Register by downloading a parish registration form. Completed registration forms (click here) can be returned by mail, brought to the parish office, or dropped in the collection basket at any weekend mass.