St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church

30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT 06447

soups onIn this case, the fourth time was the charm. On March 8, over 150 parishioners packed into the St. Thomas Moore Hall for the Confirmation program's fourth annual "Soup for a Cause" event. It was by far our most successful year yet, both in terms of attendance and money raised: $1,100, for the House of Bread's Kids Cafe in Hartford.

The attendees had the chance to enjoy soups from area restaurants and food services - Sadler's, Three Fellas, Bricco's, Plan B, Joey Garlic's, Mangiafique, Personal Chef & Catering-as well as from the kitchens of our hometown chefs (including Fr. Sas and Deacon John). Even better: they had the chance to see our extraordinary ninth grade Confirmation candidates in action. The candidates have done incredible work throughout the year- volunteering for the church picnic, making blankets for the homeless, and assembling furniture for Hartford's "A Hand Up" program. But on this particular night, while dressed sharply in their white shirts and black bow ties, they demonstrated their devotion to the church and the community through their tireless work and positive attitude. We could not have been more proud of them.
Thank you to everyone involved in this evening-the attendees, the members of the parish who donated food, and the young adults who worked so hard to make the night a success. Can't wait for Soup for a Cause #5!
- Kelly Henderschedt, Jennifer O'Neill, and Mark Dursin

Soup For A Cause Photographs

Helping Hands T ShirtSt. John Fisher T-Shirt Sale to raise funds for our Helping Hands project.  The t-shirts can be ordered on-line and will be shipped directly to you (for an additional charge) or will be shipped in bulk to the church and then distributed after masses.  The shirts were designed by senior Ellie Packer and all the profits will go to help fund the CRS global food packaging event to be held in the spring of 2019 to benefit the people of the Burkina Faso.

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