Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clark Memorial United Methodist Church, Forest and Pleasant avenues, Portland.

Labyrinths 101, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., workshop to learn more about the types, uses and ideas for using a labyrinth. Included is the opportunity to walk a Chartres-style indoor labyrinth. An offering will be taken. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Call 774-8243 for a reservation.

Mother’s Day dinner, 5 p.m., with social hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m., to benefit the Capital Campaign. Sacred Heart/St. Dominic parish hall, 65 Mellen St., Portland. Suggested donation is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Visit for more information.

Concert, 7 p.m., with Empire Divisional Brass, chorus and timbrels. Salvation Army, 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. No admission fee; an offering will be taken.


“Writing as a Spiritual Practice,” 6 to 8 p.m., program led by Susan Clark. Experience is not needed. ChIME, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. Free. Register by emailing [email protected] or call 347-6740.

This week

Eternal World Television Network contributors will offer presentations in Saco, Kennebunk and Biddeford during May. All of the events are free of charge and open to the public.

Author Susan Conroy will talk about “Hands to Serve and a Heart to Love: My Experience With Mother Teresa,” 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Theology on Tap, Kerrymen Pub, 512 Main St. (Route 1), Saco.

Father Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R., a founding member of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and a contributor to EWTN, will visit St. Martha Church, 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk. He will speak at St. Martha from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, 9 a.m. to noon May 16; and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 17.

Marcus Grodi, host of EWTN’s “The Journey Home” and the founder/president of the Coming Home Network, will speak at 6:30 p.m. May 17, at St. Joseph Church, 178 Elm St., Biddeford.

May 16

Electronics Collection, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., used and unwanted electronics will be collected at the Back Cove parking lot, 49 Preble St. Ext., in Portland. Members of St. Paul’s Anglican Church will unload vehicles for recycling of items such as TVs, computers, monitors, laptops, stereos, phone systems, fax machines, VCRs, cameras and similar equipment. Appliances, household batteries, needles, paint or other hazardous materials cannot be accepted. Cash donations are appreciated. More information is available at or call 415-4779.

Plant and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Gorham Union Church, Route 25, Gorham.

Connected Catholics of Maine, 1 p.m., dining get-together at Bruno’s Restaurant, 33 Allen Ave. at Morrill’s Corner in Portland. Guests are welcome. Call Fred at 797-4459 for details.


Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Council No. 12941 in Biddeford has been named a Double Star Council for overall excellence in membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program and sponsorship of service-oriented activities. The award was presented by District Deputy Doug Desrosiers at a recent meeting. For more information, contact Grand Knight Mike Bolduc at [email protected] or call 468-0106.

Father Nathan D. March will be parochial vicar at St. Anne Parish in Gorham; St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Westbrook; and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Windham effective June 1. The announcement was made by Bishop Robert P. Deeley. March will continue as a priest-chaplain at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital, both in Portland. March grew up in Cumberland and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Richard J. Malone in 2007 at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Lewiston. March was parochial vicar at parish churches in Lewiston through July 2012, when he was named the director of vocations for the Diocese of Portland and chaplain at St. Dominic Academy in Lewiston-Auburn. In October 2014, he was appointed to assist at St. Joseph Parish churches in the Bridgton and Fryeburg areas.

Father Louis J. Phillips will become pastor of St. Anne Parish in Gorham; St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Westbrook; and Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Windham. The appointment was announced in March and is effective June 1.

Religion calendar items must be submitted before noon Monday to be considered for the next Saturday. Please note that we are not able to list regular weekly services in the calendar. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to:

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