Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Spring Work Day & Cookout Next Saturday!

Join the nuns of Christ the Bridegroom Community and the Friends of the Shrine of Our Lady of Mariapoch for a day of outdoor and indoor work projects, prayer, food and fun at the monastery and the Shrine of Our Lady of Mariapoch on Saturday, May 12. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome! The day begins at 10 a.m., includes lunch, and closes with vespers at 5 p.m. at the shrine followed by a cookout. The monastery and shrine are located across the street from each other at 17485/17486 Mumford Rd. Burton, Ohio. Come at whatever time you are available, and bring a side dish to share if you can. Please RSVP by Friday, May 4, to christthebridegroom@gmail.com or 440-834-0290, so that the appropriate amount of food can be prepared.

We hope you can join us!  Our work days are always tons of fun!

Things to bring if you have them:

  • Newspaper (for layering at the bottom of our raised-bed vegetable gardens which we will be building)
  • Weedwackers
  • Rakes
  • Hand trowels
  • Shovels
  • Work gloves
  • Power drill
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Friends!

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