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SPCHS ANNUAL

CANNED FOOD DRIVE

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"CAN IT" BARONS!

"The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.' Matthew 25:40

Our school goal is 30,000 cans

Non-perishable food items can be dropped off every morning in front of the Media Center.  Our last day is Thursday, November 16.  Any cash donations count 2 cans per dollar donated.

Each class has a goal and the class that reaches their goal first will win a FREE LUNCH specially prepared by Fr. Anthony Ustick, our Chaplain.

All donations will go to Daystar Life Center.  They are in special need of the following items:

November 2 - Canned Tuna

November 6 - Disposable Razors

November 8 - Boxed Mac 'n Cheese

November 10 - Deodorant and toothpaste

November 14 - Canned Soup

November 15 - Canned Fruit Cocktail

The class that brings in the most of the premium items on the designated day will receive a dress down day and free snack on the following day.

Students can collect together from their friends and neighbors.  We have grocery bags available for distribution along with a solicitation letter. See Mrs. Brasseur for distribution supplies.

For any other information contact Mrs. Brasseur at kbrasseur@spchs.org or call 727-344-4065

 

New Student Service Hours Requirements

Every St. Petersburg Catholic student is required to perform a minimum of 100 service hours during their four-year career at St. Petersburg Catholic, with a minimum of 25 hours each academic year until they reach the 100 hours. Twenty-five of the 100 hours must be completed at one entity during the course of their four years at St. Petersburg Catholic. A 500- word reflection is due by the end of the first semester of Senior year on the 25 hours of service worked at that one entity. The reflection can be submitted anytime after the 25 hours at the one entity are completed.  Class of 2018 is exempt from this requirement.

If you have completed service hours over the summer of 2017 they must be submitted in writing via email to kbrasseur@spchs.org or to Mrs. Brasseur via a hard copy letter from the organization you where you worked by AUGUST 21, 2017.  THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT - IN ORDER FOR THOSE HOURS TO COUNT THEY MUST BE SUBMITTED TO MRS. BRASSEUR BY AUGUST 21, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Brasseur.

If you are interested in serving in one of these ministries this year contact Mrs. Brasseur.

Altar Servers, Readers, Gift Bearers and Eucharistic Ministers.

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Service Opportunities

PARC is in need of volunteers for various tasks.  PARC's slogan is Turning disabilities into capabilities.  If you are interested in volunteering for PARC please contact Emery Johannes at ejohannes@parc-fl.com or call 727-345-911.
 
Kind Mouse has various events through out the year to benefit low income children with food.  Please visit http://www.thekindmouse.org to find out more.

 

Contact Boyd Hill Nature Preserve for volunteer hours at 727-893-7326  

If you are interested in helping to serve the homeless on Saturday mornings you can email GW Rolle at gwrolle@gmail.com or call at 727-424-1088.  GW Rolle is a Homeless Advocate on pastor at Misa Deo Christian Church.  They work closely with Daystar Life Center.

Dolphin View Rehab is looking for volunteers to serve as receptionist.  Call Tracy Holley at 727-831-0627

The Kind Mouse is always looking for help with the important work they do providing milk and food for children.  Contact them at Info@TheKindMouse.org.  Look them up at www.TheKindMouse.org to see all that they do in our community.

Northside Hospital has a teen volunteer program contact Hillary Douglas at 727-528-5959 or visit their website at:  http://northsidehospital.com/about/volunteers.dot

You may contact Michael Craig at the Diocese of St. Petersburg whose phone number is 727-344-1611 ext. 5377, to see where they are in need of volunteers.  Heidi Sumner at the Diocese needs help with prison ministries.  You may contact her at 344-1611 x5414

At the Diocese you may also contact Kathy Filippelli or Diane Shoemaker at 727-344-1611 Ext 5308 or dcs@dosp.org to help in the Catechist Certification Program Office.

Bon Secours Jacqueline Earp at 727-568-1023

St. Vincent de Paul Society 727-328-2730

Daystar at 727-825-0442

Morning Star School at (727) 544-6036

Boley Centers "Your Neighborhood Thrift Store" (right next door to our campus) call (727) 344-6579 to volunteer.

You may contact your church or place of worship about performing service hours there.  Any non-profit organization is acceptable.  The organization you work for must send the youth office an email or letter on their letterhead stating how many service hours you worked.  Remember hours worked at school for the sole benefit of St. Pete Catholic are not accepted at community service hours for students.

 

Prayer of Holiness

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.
Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy.
Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I love only what is holy.
Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy.
Guard me so, O Holy Spirit, that I may always be holy.
Amen.

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God, My Father, 

I want to be the best person I can be.

I want to be a saint.

I offer myself totally to you and I ask for the help of the Holy Spirit.  

I pledge to devote myself tofollowing the plan of holiness and keep it faithfully.

1.  I will be cheerful.

2.  I will do my duties well.

3.  I will stay close to Jesus in the Eucharist.

4.  I will honor and love Mary as my Mother and Helper.

5.  I will choose to be kind.

6.  I want to serve rather than be served.

Father, May your grace, the intercession of Mary Help of Christians and of St. John Bosco, together with the assistance of my fellow Christians keep me faithful to this plan day by day.

Amen