When thanking a large group, our biggest fear is that we will somehow forget someone so we are doing our best to remember everyone who made our first ever Fall Festival Booth such a success. Without the countless volunteers who worked in the booth, those who donated soft drinks, made corn, closed the booth, performed maintenance and set-up / took down the booth, helped with advertising, cooked the food and remembered us in your prayers . . . THANK YOU!! We were amazed at what your love and support could do to make our first year so successful.
Here are the numbers for the week:
Total Gross Sales: $27,759
Total Food Expense: $8,668
Partnership with MEO $3,000
Booth Space for 2022 $989
Final Total Income $15,102
We have heard that a lot of the booths on Franklin Street did not come close to these kinds of numbers. And remember, we did this with $2 tacos and $3 corn as our price points. Marian Educational Outreach was so thrilled with our success. Expect even bigger and better for 2022.
Finally, we have to set aside a special recognition and huge thank you to José Ramirez and his amazing crew at El Charro. Without their time, talent, and treasure we would have never been successful. Their devotion to this Fall Festival project and this Parish is beyond measure. Please continue to thank them by visiting both El Charro and El Patron often.
Watch this brief video of the spectacular Monarch butterflies in All Saints Pollination Park.
While monarch migration is a well-known phenomenon, it’s not the norm when it comes to butterflies. In fact, the vast majority of butterflies and moths overwinter in the landscape as an egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, or adult. In all but the warmest climates, these butterflies use leaf litter for winter cover. Great spangled fritillary and wooly bear caterpillars tuck themselves into a pile of leaves for protection from cold weather and predators. Red-banded hairstreaks lay their eggs on fallen oak leaves, which become the first food of the caterpillars when they emerge. Luna moths and swallowtail butterflies disguise their cocoons and chrysalises as dried leaves, blending in with the “real” leaves. There are many such examples.
November 1st All Saints Parish ~ St. Joseph Church 5-6 pm Gathering of Remembrance 6 pm Memorial Mass
Many of our families were unable to come together over the last two years to honor our loved ones that have passed away. To honor them, All Saint Parish will host a Night of Remembrance on November 1st at St. Joseph Church. Join us between 5 pm-6 pm as we gather together to honor those we have lost during the pandemic. We encourage you to bring a photo or a cherished item of your loved one and we will display them by the altar to receive a special blessing. Then, join us for a Memorial Mass to begin at 6 pm. Please share the name of your loved one so we can honor them at this special Mass. You may call the Parish Office at (812) 423-5209 or at the following link: https://allsaintsparishevansville.aware3.net/form/vh2CFyS5V?i=&authToken=__token
Do you have produce to share? If you or someone you know planted extra vegetables in a home garden, October 17th is the time to bring in your harvest to share. Please come to the veggie van by 2:30 pm with your vegetables.