St. Christopher Parish Festival is fast approaching. I am happy to invite all St. Christopher Parishioner, along with your extended families and friends, to enjoy a weekend of fellowship, great entertainment and delicious food on August 23rd – August 25th. This year’s theme is “Celebrating our Parish Family”.The proceeds of this year’s festival will benefit the needs of our Parish and Parish School.
One of the many ways you can help make this year’s Parish Festival a success is by supporting and selling the Parish Festival Raffle Tickets. If you sell two Festival Raffle Books (25 tickets per booklet at $2 each + $2 early bird blue ticket) you will receive a free raffle book. You can sell the free booklet or use them for yourself and/or your family. Remember, the Early Bird Ticket give you a change of winning one of the weekly Sunday drawings leading up to the Festival weekend worth $200 prize. The earlier you turn in your tickets, the more chances you have to win.
Please also take advantage of PRE-SALE deals available in the gathering area after Mass of in the Parish Office. Pre-Sale tickets afford you discounted food and ride tickets. SAVE $10 by purchasing Wristbands for continuous rides. (Sat. Aug 24thcheck time of use) $25 pre-sale ($35 during the Festival). SAVE on ride tickets! Pre-Sale ride tickets are $20 for 40 tickets ($28 during the Festival). As in past years, our Festival guest can expect to enjoy a variety of delicious and diverse food choices for lunch and dinner at the All-American Hamburger and Tri-Tip, Mexican, Filipino, Pizza Vietnamese and Fruit Booths. Purchase $1 script tickets and save 20% on food! $20 for 25 tickets pre-sale. Combo Meal tickets are $6 on meals normally priced at $7 to $8.
Our ENTERTAINMENT tent will be serving refreshing Margaritas and Beer selections while an expanded Entertainment schedule featuring at least five bands over three nights will inspire you to dance the night away or have a seat, eat some delicious food, enjoy a cold beverage to the music with friends both new and old.
Stop by the Gathering Area after Mass to turn in sold raffle tickets, your chance to win an Early Bird Prize or purchase additional tickets. You can also check on the Festival Updates, especially if you want to experience the fun of volunteering during our Parish Festival. Sign up with a friend to spend a few hours supporting our festival with your time. It takes many hands to ensure a successful Parish Festival.
Thank you again for your continued support of our Parish Festival. I know your support will be evident again this year. I look forward to seeing everyone August 23rd– August 25thas we “Celebrating our Parish Family”.
Rev. Joseph Dass