Free cholesterol, blood pressure test at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Free cholesterol blood pressure test - St. Joseph Catholic Church - Ft. Collins - CO - 80521

Reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke, and get your cholesterol and blood pressure checked for FREE. Set aside 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Meredith Hall of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 300 W. Mountain Ave., Ft. Collins for testing.

Free cholesterol, blood pressure test for health district residents

If this is your first cholesterol test, you may have it done for free by the Health District of Northern Larimer County if you live within the district. All others, the cost is $15. There is a sliding payment scale for qualifying individuals.

Appointments are strongly recommended. Call (970) 224-5209.  Blood pressure checks are free and no appointment is necessary. More details: http://www.healthdistrict.org/services/cholesterol-blood-pressure-testing

St. Peregrine Anointing of the Sick, blessing Dec. 4

St Peregrine Anointing - monthly Anointing of the Sick and blessing with St. Peregrine relics - St. Joseph Catholic Church - Ft. Collins - CO
Learn about the Servite ministry for those who live with illness, especially cancer, as they seek to find healing and God’s peace.

The monthly Anointing and blessing with St. Peregrine relics takes place Sunday, Dec. 4, following the 11:30 a.m. Mass. You do not need to contact the office for this blessing nor for the Anointing. St. Peregrine is the Patron Saint of the Sick, especially those afflicted with cancer. Anointing of the Sick is not just for people near death. Get more details on the Anointing of the Sick: http://tinyurl.com/anointsick

Monthly Anointing of the Sick, blessing with St. Peregrine relics starts Nov. 7

Learn about the Servite ministry for those who live with illness, especially cancer, as they seek to find healing and God’s peace.

St. Joseph Catholic Church will begin offering the blessing of St. Peregrine with his relics the first weekend of each month after one Mass. We will begin with the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, November 7, then the 7:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, December 6, and continue to rotate through the Mass schedule for subsequent months. The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will also be offered at these Masses.

You do not need to contact the office for this blessing nor for the Anointing. An announcement will be made the week prior and also the day of the Mass. Anointing of the Sick is not just for people near death. Read the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops web page for details on the Anointing of the Sick.

St. Peregrine is the Patron Saint of the Sick, especially those afflicted with cancer. Born in 1260 at Forli, Italy, he was ordained a priest and later established a Servite community in his home town. He was cured of cancer after he received a vision of Christ on the cross reaching out His hand to touch his impaired limb. He died in 1345 and was canonized in 1726.