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Third Annual Altar Server Festival

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St Mary's Church and Grounds

56 Sewall St.

Augusta, ME

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Altar Servers in the Diocese of Portland: It's Time for the Summer Festival!

Bring your families and join Bishop Deeley, area priests, and servers from around the state for the third annual Altar Server Festival! Sunday, August 19th at St. Mary's in Augusta, ME.

Festival Schedule:

  • 2:00pm: Mass with Bishop Deeley with vested servers sitting together in choir.
  • 3:30pm: Server Games! A fun competition where servers from parishes compete in various games that test their server prowess, including: server jeopardy, sanctuary hop scotch, vesting drill, candle lighting relay, and the reverent ring.
  • 5:30pm: Family B.B.Q. dinner including hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, and other fixings.
  • 6:30: Departure

Who is invited: All altar servers of the Diocese of Portland with their parents or legal guardians and siblings.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REGISTER BY August 12, 2018!

THIS IS A FAMILY EVENT. FOR SAFETY AND EMERGENCY REASONS, A PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST BE PRESENT ON CAMPUS TO WATCH OVER THEIR CHILD/CHILDREN FOR THE DURATION OF THIS EVENT. CHILDREN MAY NOT BE TRANSPORTED OR SUPERVISED BY OTHER PARENTS OR ADULTS OR DROPPED OFF AT THIS EVENT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Cost: Please bring $10 cash per family as a donation to help cover the cost of dinner.

Attire: Altar Servers should dress up for Mass. No tee shirts, open toed shoes, or jeans. Servers should bring a change of active clothes for the games after Mass. Parents/Guardians and Siblings can also bring casual clothing to change into for the afternoon if they would like.

Vesting for Mass: All servers are invited, with permission from their altar server coordinators, to bring a server robe or cassock and surplice from their parish to wear for Mass with Bishop Deeley. Servers who plan to wear robes or cassock and surplice at Mass must arrive by 1:30pm so that they can prepare for Mass.

Sponsored by the Diocese of Portland Office of Vocations in collaboration with St. Michael's Parish and School and the Kights of Columbus.

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