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Good Shepherd Catholic Community is a catholic parish.
Catholic comes from the Greek meaning universal, international, or all-inclusive, and so, everyone is welcome here, no matter who you are, where you come from, your race, language or lifestyle, your age or income. Everyone is welcome here because we are all God’s family and this is his house

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Sunday Collections

Thank you for your generous support of your parish. You can give your financial support  either by mailing your  contribution envelope to the parish office or by giving  electronically through WeShare
View list of second collections

If you receive envelopes, please use them even if you do a monthly donation! It makes less work for the counters if your donation is in an envelope! If you don’t currently receive envelopes but would like them, please contact the office at 315-364-7197 or Robin.Driskel@dor.org. Online donations are even better because they are directly deposited so no need to “count “ them. If you would like more information about WeShare or need assistance setting it up, call the office! Thanks so much!  For weeks with special collections, click here

Catholic Classics Book Club: Fall 2023 Selection
Confessions of St. Augustine

“From a life of youthful rebellion and waywardness to a deep conversion that led him to become a bishop, theologian, and philosopher, his journey is a testament to the transformative power of God’s grace. His life, filled with profound conversion, wisdom, and unyielding devotion, continues to inspire and guide us on our own spiritual journeys, almost 2,000 years later!
Perhaps one of the most enduring gifts St. Augustine has
left for us is his popular written work, Confessions. In this masterpiece, he bares his soul, confessing his past sins and shortcomings while revealing the profound encounters with God that led him toward the path of righteousness. It is through this intimate account that we find guidance in our pursuit of holiness.” We will be using the new Ascension Press edition “with an exclusive translation in modern English, this version draws readers ever closer to God by making St. Augustine’s conversations with the heavenly Father readily accessible to Catholics today. Never-before-seen commentary ensures that you understand how each section contributes to the truth and beauty of the entire work.” Please contact Dcn. Dennis Donahue
(Dennis.Donahue@dor.org or 315 406 1538) for further details 
on how we plan to read this spiritual classic work together in the coming months.

The Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) is the annual fundraising appeal inviting Catholics in the Diocese of Rochester to join in partnership to advance the mission of our Church. Through your participation in the CMA, you are helping to maintain the vitality of parish and diocesan ministries, services, and programs. The CMA funds more than half of the Diocese’s operating budget, and more than half of every dollar donated supports your parish directly or indirectly.

When you give to the CMA…

    • You Serve people in need through Catholic Charities
    • You Provide diocesan-wide services to our Parishes and Institutions
    • You Educate our young in the Catholic Faith through Faith Formation programs, youth and young adult ministries and Catholic Schools
    • You Support Seminarians, Deacons & Pastoral Leaders
    • You Fund the Ministries of our Pope & Bishop
    • You Fund Operations & Support Services of the Diocese, which in turn, Strengthen our Parishes and the diocesan Church

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KFFP Suggestions for the month of September:
Kid’s Snack, sgranola bars, pudding snack packs, fruit cups crackers with peanut butter, crackers with cheese
King Ferry Food Pantry, 2384 State Rt 34B, Aurora
(Southern Cayuga High School, by the greenhouse).
Donations may be dropped off at the pantry on Thursday, September 14 between 2:30-3:30 or at St. Patrick Church, Aurora, or at OLOL church King Ferry.