526 N Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida - (407) 647-3392
Boy Scout Troop 62 Fifty Plus Anniversary
Boy Scout Troop 62, chartered by St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church is celebrating our 50 Plus year anniversary! It's 50 Plus years because, in research so far all we know is the troop is at least 50 years old. So we have decided that it's a great cause for celebration.
Save the date and plan to join us at St. Margaret Mary Family Life Center on August 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm.
Parenting - World Meeting of Families
Are you excited about the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) being held in Philadelphia in September 2015?? To prepare for this important meeting, this month, let’s celebrate the gift of parenting! Read a short reflection from Tim Roder, the Associate Director of the Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth called:
“Parenting with the Strength of God. Go to http://www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/2015/03/03/world-meeting-families-catechesis-series-chapter-five/.
Parking During Construction
Although we have only lost 8 parking spaces these spaces are closest to the church and were mostly used by our older parishioners. Due to the kindness of CenturyLink their parking spaces are now available to us. Those parking spaces are noted on the map which is available by clicking here.
In order to balance the flow of entry into the and out of the church, it is suggested that all parishioners parking in the main parking lot from the school to the side of the church, use the entrance to the church from the parking lot closest to Canton Avenue (not going through the courtyard). This will reduce the backup when leaving and it will also help to balance the congregation for our liturgies. Thanks for your generous assistance in making the best of our difficult situation.
Bathrooms During Construction
We will not have access to the bathrooms in the back of the church during Construction.. They will be upgraded and additional family bathrooms are provided as part of this renovation.
During construction, the closest bathrooms will be available in the Family Life Center at the end of the hallway which leads to the Nursery. This doorway will be open before during and after all Masses. The best seating in the church to most quickly access these bathrooms is at the entrance closest to the Park Avenue courtyard side entrance..
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015
Save the Date!
Mark your family calendar for the 8th World Meeting of Families! Philadelphia is proud to welcome families from around the world to this event on September 22-27, 2015.Since its inception by Saint John Paul II in 1994, the World Meeting of Families has strengthened the sacred bonds of families across the globe.
Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Each World Meeting of Families has a theme that energizes and enlivens the event while adding great depth of meaning to our understanding of families. The theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of families on our society.
Families can look forward to speakers, celebrations, activities for kids, and prayer, all of which will bring renewal and transformation for you, your loved ones, and the world. Visit the official World Meeting of Families website at: WorldMeeting2015.org to learn more and to sign up for regular updates on how you can participate.
The Diocese of Orlando Safe Environment Training.