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Associates Sponsor Food Drive

Posted on November 10, 2018 in: Associates

Associates Sponsor Food Drive
Food Donations are now being collected for Christmas food baskets. Help Us Wish Our MARY WARD CENTER FAMILIES   The IBVM Associates are collecting food items for Christmas baskets for families of Mary Ward Center.  Donations will be accepted at the Wheaton offices of the Loretto Sisters 26W171 Roosevelt Road in Wheaton through December 13th. The following items are requested: Rice, brown or white Beans, pinto or lentils Canned corn & other vegetables Cereal Pancake mix, add water only Syrup Flour Sugar Coffee Tea Christ...

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"Sips of Faith" Saturday, Dec 1st

Posted on November 05, 2018 in: Associates

"Sips of Faith"  Saturday, Dec 1st
All IBVM Associates, Sisters and Friends Welcome!  Cement your spiritual connections with other IBVM Associates and Sisters during this monthly, casual, drop-in coffee time at Panera Bread in Wheaton held on the first Saturday. Our next gathering will be Saturday, December 1, from 10-11:30 in the meeting room at Panera Bread, 25 Rice Lake Square, in Wheaton. We will provide a devotional for the day to read and discuss. No need to prepare – just come, sip, and share! A free-will offering helps offset the cost of the room rental. Associates have b...

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Ann Gamboa, a California Associate, leads the kitchen crew for Sharing God’s Bounty, a served dinner once a week for the last 35 years. This is housed at St. Philomene Parish in Sacramento where our sisters served for almost 40 years.  She succeeds two other associates, Jackie Lane and Jeannie Bastion, in this incredible service of love.  Ann puts so much love into the food she serves – this week barbecued chicken, salad, peaches, yogurt and a variety of desserts.   I watched Ann as she set up the operation for her kitchen crew, first plates in position, then the large tubs...

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