Fifth Sunday of Easter
Sunday, May 2, 2021


John 15:1-8
Jesus teaches that he is the vine and that his disciples are the branches.

In today’s passage, Jesus teaches his disciples that his relationship with them will not end after his death; he will remain with them always. This unity between Jesus and his disciples is the basis for their ability to continue to do the work that he began. Similarly, Jesus’ presence with us through the Gift of the Holy Spirit enables us to continue the work of love and reconciliation that he began.

Gospel Reflection for Kids: Fifth Sunday of Easter
In today’s Gospel, Jesus calls himself the strong vine, and we are the branches of the vine. To be our best selves, the best persons God created us to be, we must remain on the vine, connected to the vine, gathering life from it.With Jesus’ help, we can do good things and be like him. What will you do this week?


Resources

Sunday Readings
Daily Readings
Lectio Divina
Act of Spiritual Communion
Sunday Connection from Loyola Press
Children's Bulletin
Parish Bulletin
The Messenger: April 30, 2021
St. Henry Catholic School


This Week in our Parish
Sunday, May 2: Parish First Communion Mass, 2:00 PM. Due to social distancing guidelines set forth by the Diocese of Covington, the Mass is only for the communicants and their immediate family. The Mass will be livestreamed on our website an our parish Facebook page, St. Henry Church. 
Monday: 
CCD classes are held on Monday evenings beginning at 6:45 PM. If you have questions regarding our program, please contact Laura Ryan, 859-727-2035, or email lryan@sthenrynky.com if you have questions.
Wednesday: VIRTUAL That Man Is You. All men are invited to join the group at any time. For information, contact Deacon Mike Lyman, deaconmikelyman1@gmail.com.
Wednesday, 7:30 AM: 
Rosary in Church for the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff throughout this school year and for an end to the pandemic. Live-streamed on our St. Henry Church Facebook page.


Parish News


DPAA Update
Our DPAA co-chairmen, Bob Pritchett and Jeff Grayson, have a video update regarding the progress of our 2021 DPAA. If you have already donated, thank you for your generosity. If you would like to donate, you can donate online or you may call the parish office for additional information, 859-727-2035. 



Statues Returned! Just in time for the Feast Day of St. Joseph the Worker (May 1) and May Crowning, our statues of Joseph and Mary have returned!  With the receipt of a generous gift, they were sent out in February to be cleaned and restored.  While you can view the actual statues in Church, above is a side by side look at the before and after.  



127 Yard Sale
Got stuff? We are hopeful that we will be able to safely  host the 127 Yard Sale in August. If you have items that you would like to donate to the parish for their booth, they may be dropped off on Monday, May 10, from 4-6 PM by the community center. For space rental information or questions, please email our coordinators, Chris & Amy Osborne, sh127ys@sthenrynky.com or call the parish office, 859-727-2035.

 






 
 
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