Adult Faith Formation Updates

News about several upcoming events is listed below. I hope you will come for whatever interests you. Feel free to invite others. Many of these announcements plus others are available in the parish bulletin and website. Here is a link to the latest bulletin.

God's blessings to you!
Mike Vievering

mvievering@allsaintschurch.com or mjvees@charter.net
952.469.6480 office
952.261.9486 cell
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COMING SOON

Our July 10 Red Cross Blood Drive Exceeded Our Goal - Thanks!
Thank you to the over 100 donors and the 18 mission partners who helped!  Our goal was set at 97 units and we collected 101.  Great job!

Super Saturday Service Day
Join us at Feed My Starving Children on Saturday, July 20. We will be packing meals to feed those in need around the world. We have reserved 15 packing slots from 9:00-11:00 am at the Eagan location. You can impact hundreds of kids in just two hours! Please sign up online at www.allsaintschurch.com/sssd/.

Pregnancy Choices Life Care
The weekend of July 20/21 is our monthly ACCL“Son Shine Drive” collection for Pregnancy Choices Life Care Center. They provide direct service to women and families facing crisis pregnancies. Items needed at this time are: lightweight clothing (infant to 24 months); diapers and wipes; baby lotion and shampoo; Desitin ointment; infant and children’s sun- screen and insect repellent; children’s books; and pacifiers. Toys, medications, baby food, and used items cannot be accepted. Donations go in the playpen, located in the Gathering Space. Thank you!

All Saints Brotherhood Sunday
Men of All Saints, please join us this Sunday evening - July 21, 2019, from 6:45pm-8:30pm - for a very special meeting of the All Saints Brotherhood, where we will discuss Bishop Robert Barron's new book Letter to a Suffering Church: A Bishop Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis.
6:45-7:00PM  GATHER & FELLOWSHIP
7:00-7:10PM  OPENING PRAYER |  ANNOUNCEMENTS
7:10-7:30PM  VIDEO PRESENTATION by Bishop Robert Barron on Letter to a Suffering Church
7:30-8:00PM  SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS
8:00-8:30PM  ADORATION  |  PRAYER  |  BENEDICTION in St. Mary’s Chapel

Catechetical Institute 
Applications for the Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute are now being taken for classes beginning in the fall of 2019. Many parishioners of All Saints have found this study of the Catechism to be engaging and fruitful in strengthening their faith. The two-year class will be held on Monday evenings at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville. Space is limited. The application deadline is July 31. For more information visit www.allsaintschurch.com/ci/

The All Saints Annual Garage Sale is August 7-10!
You can help us by cleaning out your garage and closets and saving your donations for us! Mission Partners are needed to help organize and run the sale. Save your stuff for this great parish event! Please presort your items and label before you drop off.

Drop off hours:
Sat., July 27 ~ 10 am - 8 pm
Mon., July 29 ~ 10 am - 1 pm, 3-8 pm
Tues., July 30 ~ 10 am - 1 pm, 3-8 pm
Wed., July 31 ~ 10 am - 1 pm, 3-8 pm
Thurs., August 1 ~ 10 am - 1 pm, 3-8 pm
Fri., August 2 ~ 10 am - 6 pm
Sat., August 3 ~ 10 am - 8 pm
Furniture accepted August 1, 2 and 3 only.

For those who need help with furniture pick up, please email jstroh@allsaintschurch.com. If you are interested in becoming a Mission Partner visit www.allsaintschurch.com/garagesale to sign up or stop by the Parish Office.

All Saints Playgroup
Join other All Saints families for some free fun at lo- cal parks on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30 am. The next playdates are:
  July 24 ~ Greenridge Park, 17696 Flagstaff Ave.
  July 31 ~ Cherryview Park, 7925 175th St.
Everyone is welcome from infants to grandparents, nannies and friends. Soccer and other games are available for older kids. See the full schedule on the website at www.allsaintschurch.com/playgroup/.

Walk For Life
Join the Walk For Life and 5K Run on Saturday, August 3, at Eastview High School Stadium, 6200 140th Street West, Apple Valley. The 5K run begins at 10:00 am. You may walk anytime between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Face painting, water dunk tank, entertainment and lunch provided (free-will offerings accepted). The event is hosted by the Knights of Columbus. To print out pledge forms, or for more information, visit www.knightsforlifemn.org. The proceeds will support pro-life education and local pregnancy care centers.

Marriage Encounter
Looking for a way to increase the love and romance in your marriage? A Marriage Encounter Weekend allows a husband and wife to get away together and focus on each other. The next available weekends are August 3-4 in Cedar, MN and October 4-6 in Buffalo, MN. Early registration is highly recommended. For more information contact Brent & Tracy at 612.756.8720 or applications@twincitieswwme.org or visit their website a www.twincitieswwme.org

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Interested in becoming Catholic or completing your Confirmation as an Adult? Come join us for RCIA! Know any adults who might be interested in a deeper life with Christ and his sacraments in the Church? Please invite them to RCIA which will begin Tuesday, September 24, from 7:00-8:45 pm in the Dining Room. We are also looking for several parishioners to come as parish sponsors. To find out more and/or register, call Mike Vievering at 952.469.6480 or visit our website at www.allsaintschurch.com/rcia.

Divine Mercy Pilgrimage to Poland 2019
Join Mater Dei Tours and Fr. Wilson for an unforgettable and spiritually blessed pilgrimage to Poland from October 7-18. Sites and shrines include the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow, the home of St. Faustina, the birthplace of St. John Paul II in Wadowice, the Black Madonna at Czestochowa, the famous Salt Mines, the mountain country of Zakopane, and the concentration camp at Auschwitz. Poland is a land of deep significance historically for the Church and all of western civilization. This is sure to be an opportunity of great learning and spiritual growth and is limited to 45 pilgrims. Please call Mater Dei at 1.800.515.2632 for more information.

RESOURCES
All Saints Weekend Homilies from Past Weekends 
can now be accessed online on our website at this LINK.

Family Conversation Starter
Where is Jesus calling you to be a Good Samaritan this week?

FORMED- Excellent Catholic Faith Resources Free for You
Using our parish subscription to FORMED, enjoy FREE online access to many Movies, Talks, Programs, CDs, and Books that are high quality Catholic resources! HOW? 1. Go to allsaintschurch.formed.org. 2. Set up your account.  3. In future, LOGIN with your account info.