Parish plans food collection
The Social Justice Committ ee of St John XXIII Parish in West Haven will sponsor a Food Drive to benefi t WHEAT and the Purple Pantry Box on the weekend of Nov. 4 and 5.
Please bring donations to all Masses at St John Vianney Church (300 Captain Thomas Blvd.) or to St Louis Church (89 Bull Hill Lane). Masses are Saturday at 4:30, Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 at St John Vianney; Masses are Saturday at 4, Sunday at 9, 10:30, 12:30 at St Louis. Place your donations in front of the altar before Mass.
Those unable to bring your donation to church, are asked to call Charlie, (203) 934-9740, and he will pick it up at your house.
Suggested items are canned cranberry sauce and instant mashed potatoes for the pantry at WHEAT and canned meat, tuna, macaroni & cheese for the Purple Pantry Box. Money donations are also gratefully accepted—cash or checks payable to WHEAT.
Final senior bus trip of year set
The West Haven Senior Center is offering a bus trip to Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts on Dec. 8.
The cost is $145 and includes transportation, driver gratuity, admission to the village and a “holiday” buffet lunch at Wight Farm. Payment is due Nov. 10.
The bus departs at 10:30 a.m. from the Veterans Memorial Park parking lot at 91 Bull Hill Lane, the former Nike site, and leaves around 4:30 p.m. from Sturbridge.
To make a reservation, call the center at (203) 937-3507.