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
“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
7:30 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