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SGMC January 2024 Announcements
Happy New Year Gentlemen,

This is a reminder our first meeting of 2024 is tomorrow evening, Friday January 05in the School Cafeteria. 

I forgot to mention that we will be holding the 2023 Christmas Tree sale profit guessing game. Bring your best guestimate and win a prize.

Prayers you enjoyed a most blessed and peaceful Christmas. It is amazing we are ending 2023 and starting into 2024.

SGMC January 2024 Meeting - Friday, January 05
Social starts at 7:30 PM with dinner and meeting at 8:00 PM. King Charles and Kris Kringle will be cooking a delicious dinner. If you can assist with prepping dinner, please let us know. We'll start at 5:30 PM Friday afternoon. 

Please let us know if you would like to be the lead cook and prepare dinner for upcoming meetings. We also welcome your delicious recipes you'd like to share with the club. 

SGMC 2023 Christmas Tree Sale Thank you
Our deepest appreciation and applause to Greg and the Christmas Tree sale volunteers who made this event a huge success. And a big thank you for your donations to the Ukrainian Families. Your generosity lifted up their spirits and reflects the depths of giving in Charlotte. Thank you.

Community Outreach (formerly St. Vincent dePaul) Christmas Food Basket and St. Gabriel Church Christmas Masses Volunteers
Thank you Frank and our volunteers who helped with the Christmas Food Basket. You helped our club and community tremendously. 

We also thank those who served our Parish filling the needs for mass servers and parking directors. Your efforts made what is a very busy time for St. Gabriel run smoothly and the Christmas masses a joyful experience for parishioners and visitors. 

SGMC Pierogi Dinner, Friday, February 02
It is time for the famous SGMC Pierogi Dinner, Friday February 2, in the School Cafeteria from 5 - 8:30PM. Please find the flyer at this link:
Please Pray for Our Brothers and for Your Intentions
- Repose of the soul of Gwyneth Squires, King Charles's sister. Gwyneth's renowned spirit of dedication and energy is characteristic of the respected Squires Family. squires&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari#fpstate=ive&vld=cid:98e83d7c,vid:wQi88zldCEg,st:0

- Repose of the soul of Dick Pugh, a beloved member of SGMC. A memorial mass to celebrate Dick's life will be held at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church 3016 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211 at 10:00am on Friday, January 12, 2024.
A Celebration of Life immediately following at Matthews Women's Club located at 208 S. Trade St. Matthews, NC 28105.

- Bacchus reports that he is recovering nicely from a successful surgery and gives his thanks for your thoughtful prayers.

- Dean DeVillers is thankful for your kind prayers and is recovering well from his medical emergency.

We pray a rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet for these and the  intentions in our hearts.

SGMC Website, SGMC.Life
Rick Loftus has been working hard to create a website for the Men's Club. Please check out this link,
Thank you Rick for taking on this initiative to give the club a web presence.

Retreats and Ministries Opportunities
The St. Gabriel Men's Retreat January 26-28, 2024

The St. Gabriel Alpha experience. Come, join in a discussion of the Christian faith and meet a fellow parishioner.

- St. Gabriel Marriage Course. Rekindle the reason of your wedding vows and strengthen your marriage.
Register to attend here:

- The 13th Annual Catholic Men's Conference of the Carolinas is a website started by Rick Loftus and has articles, essays, and links to things to do, and one TED talk for those whose spouse has passed away.  Some articles were from handouts that Sr. Marie had provided. The essays are based on inspirations and Rick's personal experience.

January Birthdays and Mile Stone Celebrations
Wishing our brothers who are celebrating birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and special moments this month. We raise a glass and prayer for a most blessed and joyous celebration.

Yours in Service and Peace,

My Do
SGMC President

3016 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
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