Announcements, June 2

Saint George’s


June 2, 2017


Annual Parish Picnic

June 4

11:00 a.m.

Toddhall Retreat Center

320 Todd Center Dr.

Columbia, IL

This Sunday, Saint George’s Church will hold the annual parish picnic at Toddhall.

The event begins with the Holy Eucharist (celebrated in Saint Cecilia’s Chapel) and the picnic follows.

Hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks will be provided. Parishioners are asked to bring sides and desserts to share.



Red Cross Blood Drive

Sunday, June 11

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Parish Hall

Next Sunday, St. George’s will host a Red Cross Blood Drive.

Donors can be as young as 16, but need parental consent if

under 18. Donating takes about 45 minutes to an hour and it’s a simple and nearly painless way to help those in need.

For questions, please call Frank Rogers at 618-363-1045, American Red Cross at 866-236-3276, or Sign up for an

appointment, and you go to the head of the line when arriving.


Attention St. George’s Cursillistas!

Cursillo XXXV will be held from June 22-25 at Toddhall.

Cursillistas can help in a variety of ways.

On several days, help is wanted for set up and clean up.

Written Palanca is needed. Please see the June/July Dragon for more details.


Convoy of Hope

The Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that helps people throughout the world by sharing food, water,

emergency supplies, agricultural know-how, and opportunities

that empower people to live independent lives, free from poverty, disease and hunger.


A Convoy Event has been scheduled for July 22, 10 a.m. at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center, East Saint Louis.

Saint George’s Parish is participating. Please watch the newsletter and bulletin for more details.



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