ADVENT & CHRISTMAS

ACTIVITIES & SCHEDULES

 

 

GIVE–to the poor through our parish

Second collection for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington – December 14th, 2014 Fair Trade Coffee & Chocolate  – December 14th, 2014 The Giving Tree and our Food Pantry donation box, both in the parish vestibule

RECEIVE–the mercy of God in the Sacrament of Penance

Confessions: Monday 6:30-7:30 P.M.

Wednesday 6:30 -8:00 P.M.

Friday (December 5, 12, & 19th) 6:30-7:30 P.M.

Saturday 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.

CELEBRATE–unity in community

Simbang Gabi (Philippine Novena of Masses), December 16 – 24th, 5:00 A.M. Breakfast (& photos!) with Santa:  Sunday, December 7, 8:00-12:30 P.M.  Sponsored by our preschool. Our Lady of Guadalupe:  Sunday, December 14th, 1:00 P.M.  Bilingual Mass followed by Celebration in the Gym All are Welcome!

DECORATE–our church & grounds

Help will be needed; look for dates in the upcoming bulletins…

LEARN–about our faith

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Star of the New Evangelization.  Presentation by Father Don.  Friday December 12th, 7:30 pm Benedict Hall Spiritual Life Boot Camp:  “How to Evangelize” talks on December 1 & 15, 7:30 P.M., Benedict Hall

 

PRAY

“Little Blue Book” reflections for Advent; available at church entrances. “Reading God’s Word” books:  readings for all the Masses of the coming year; $10.00 suggested donation; available at church entrances 

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY (Holy Day of Obligation) 

                        Monday, December 8 Mass schedule

7:00 A.M.

9:00 A.M.

12:00 Noon

7:30 P.M.  (Bilingual)

 

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST—CHRISTMAS

Wednesday, December 24, Christmas Eve Masses

5:00 P.M.  Church

5:00 P.M.  Gym

10:00 P.M.  Church

Thursday, December 25, Christmas Day Masses

9:00 A.M.  Bishop Loverde, Celebrant

11:00 A.M.  (in Spanish)

 

THE SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD (Holy Day of Obligation)

Wednesday, December 31 Vigil Mass

5:00 P.M. (Bilingual)

Thursday, January 1 Masses

9:00 A.M.

12:00 Noon

6:00 P.M.

 

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