Have Joyful Hearts with Apostolist...
Sunday, April 7th - Spring Season Kick-Off Carnival [Facebook]
After the Sunday 5:15pm mass, Apostolist will kick off the Spring Season in grand style with our first-ever carnival! The Parish Center will be converted into a three story carnival so join us as you test your luck in the ring toss, or have your face painted, or eat some hand made cotton candy. We look forward to gathering the Apostolist community together for this epic kickoff and of ourse, the unveiling of our Spring 2013 Season! Parish Center, 6:30pm-9:00pm.
Saturday, April 13th - Bingo Night w/ Mustard Seed Guild: A Fundraiser for Orphans [Facebook]
B-I-N-G-O! Calling all Bingo Players! Get your stampers ready and come join us for an evening of food, drink and this classic game to raise money for the Mission Trip of Mustard Seed Guild to the Hogar Belen Orphanages in Nicaragua. There will be prizes! To learn more about Mustard Seed Guild, visit their website at http://www.mustardseedguild.org/. Parish Center, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Sunday, April 14th - Conversations: Catholic and Dating
We're young Catholic adults and in one of the most fast-paced, competitive, and arguably secular cities in the country ... at one point or another, you know this topic has crossed your mind! After mass, guest speaker and theologian Donna Freitas joins Apostolist for a lively conversation on what it means to date as a Catholic. Parish Center, 6:30pm-9:00pm.
Saturday, April 20th - New York Cares Day Spring 2013 (Registration required by April 12)
Join our team to repaint park benches and rake up leaves and debris at Cunningham Park in Queens to get it ready for the spring season! Bus transportation will be provided to/from the park. Register at http://www.newyorkcaresday.org/TeamApostolist and use the discount code "NYCDS13HALF." Bus to leave Manhattan by 8:15am, scheduled to work in the park from 9:00am-3:00pm, with the bus bringing us back.
Sunday, April 21st - Springtime Rosary w/ OSP
Spring is upon us, so let us take this time this Sunday, April 21, to pray the Glorious Mysteries for life, growth, hope and renewal for the St. Paul’s community with our friends at Out@StPaul. Meet at the back of the Church by the Welcome Bookstore at 4:00pm. If it is warm enough, we will walk to the Fordham Gardens to pray. If not, we will pray in the cozy, meditative South Tower/Adoration Chapel inside the Church.
Saturday, May 4th - Mother’s Day Service Event w/ GSS
Volunteer to celebrate mothers/female role models with the kids in Good Shepherd Services' Bronx Beacon Program at MS45 through a creative art project and character-building exercise. MS 45 in the Bronx, 11:00am-2:00pm, two meeting times/places: Group 1 at the steps of St. Paul's at 10:00am, and Group 2 at MS 45 at 11:00am.
Sunday, May 5th - Spring Homeless Banquet [Facebook]
Come volunteer to serve a warm meal and spend the afternoon with our brothers and sisters in need. 12:00pm-3:30pm, enter through the Parish Center.
Friday, May 10th - Apostolist Bowling Night [Facebook]
Slip on some rented shoes and hit the lanes at Frames Bowling Alley (Port Authority) for some friendly bowling competition! 7:30pm-9:30pm.
Sunday, May 12th - Mother's Day Rosary w/ OSP
Join us as we team up with Out@StPaul to offer thanks and prayer for all mothers. We will pray the Joyful Myseries, where Mary's own mothergood takes place. We will also pray for the intentions of the community. If the weather is nice, we will walk to the Fordham garden and pray among the beautiful flowers. If it is cold and rainy, we will pray in the cozy South Tower chapel with the lovely mosaic. Meet at the Welcome Bookstore at 4:00pm.
Saturday, May 18th - Kickball Game w/ OSP
Whose ready for some kickball? Apostolist and Out@StPaul will be meeting up on Great Lawn Field #5, waiting for a softball game to finish on the same field before we start our kickball game, so all are more than welcome to get to the park a little earlier to toss a frisbee, hangout or just lay in the park. Email us if you plan on joining us for the game so we know to look out for you at the park! Meet at Central Park, Great Lawn Field #5 (map), game from 6:00-8:00pm.
Sunday, May 19th - Catholic 101 - Part 1: Let's Talk About Sins, Baby...
In the first part of this Catholic 101 series, we will explore sin in today's world. What is sin? Why do we do it and how does it affect our relationships with God and others? We'll have a short presentation diving into the biblical and theological before opening a general discussion to see how we wrangle with sin in our daily lives. Parish Center, 6:30-9:00pm.
Wednesday, May 22nd - Catholic 101: Part 2: Amazing Grace
We can't talk about sin without talking about grace - join us for the second part of this Catholic 101 series. Armed with a solid understanding of the nature of sin, we'll dive into God's answer to sin - Grace. Our discussion will again tackle how we can live in the world of sin with the gift of God's grace. The format will remain the same with a short presentation starting at 7:00pm and plenty of time for discussion and application. Parish Center, 6:30-9:00pm.
Sunday, June 2nd - Breaking Bread
Enjoy food and fellowship at a neighborhood restaurant after mass. Local restaurant TBA, 6:30-8:30pm.
Saturday, June 8th - Father's Day Service Event w/ GSS
Volunteer to celebrate fathers/male role models with the kids in Good Shepherd Services' Bronx Beacon Program at MS45 through reading and a creative art project. MS 45 in the Bronx, 11:00am-2:00pm, meeting place/time TBA.
Friday, June 14th - Apostolist After-Work Dancing
Show off your moves and learn different styles of popular dances! Parish Center, 6:30pm-9:00pm.
Sunday, June 16th - Father's Day Rosary Walk w/ OSP
Let’s take a walk in the park and pray for all fathers and our community’s intentions with your friends at Out@StPaul. Meeting place TBA, 4:00pm
Saturday, June 22nd - Hike & Pray
Escape the city and enjoy a day of prayer, meditation, and nature. Meeting place/time TBA.
Wednesday, June 26th - Mass in the Park
Celebrate the beautiful summer weather with an early evening mass in Central Park. Meeting place/time TBA.
Saturday, June 29 - Spring-into-Summer Picnic
Join us as we kickoff the summer with food, fun and fellowship in Central Park. Meeting place/time TBA.
Well Versed, the Young Adult Bible Study Group, starts again on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30pm from April 17-June 12 (except May 22nd)