Category Archives: Christian Service

Long-Sleeve Shirt Drive

Drive lasts until May 31 Donate new or gently used light-colored, long-sleeved, natural fiber (cotton, linen) shirts (men's and women's) to reduce pesticide exposure and prevent heat-related illness for farmworkers. Blue collection bins are in the Parish Hall, donate before or after weekend Masses. SMM Farmworker Sunday - May 19th Farmworker Association tables in the…
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Family Promise: Volunteers

Next hosting week is June 2-9 Help offer safe, welcoming shelter in our Family Life Center to parents and children who are homeless.  Parish volunteers will provide hot meals and hospitality to about 14 guests June 2-9  As part of a faith-based family shelter program, SMM partners with Family Promise of Greater Orlando to help…
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The Lazarus Ministry

Mission: Mindful of Jesus’ admonition that “Whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me (Matthew 25:40), SMM Lazarus Ministry seeks to help families living in the Lee Road hotels to move into more suitable housing and to ease the already arduous burden of poverty by making available the necessities of life as…
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Food Pantry

Thank you to SMM parishioners for your overwhelming generosity in donating food for our pantry collections.  We support 4 agencies, including the Farmworkers of Apopka, that in total serve thousands of people in need. Undoubtedly, you have experienced some sticker-shock when you’ve gone grocery shopping in the last year.  Imagine the difficulty for a family…
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