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Music for the Eve of Christmas

December 18, 2013

Please join us for the last few minutes of Advent, when our Adult Choir will present a prayerful meditation for the Eve of Christmas beginning at 11:30 pm in the church. The Choir will also lead us in song at the 10 am Mass on Christmas Day.

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Hot & Cold Cereal Wanted for Merton House Collection

December 18, 2013

Merton House collection will be collecting hot and cold cereal on the weekend of December 28/29 for our friends at Merton House. Thank you for your continuing generosity. Bas- kets will be at all entrances to the church.

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Discussion Group to Resume Meetings on Jan. 5th.

December 18, 2013

The Sunday Morning Discussion group meets at 8:45 am in the Community Room on the second floor of the Parish Hall. This hour-long, open discussion uses the Sunday Mass readings as a launching point for some “conversation and coffee” on matters relevant to Christian living. This group resumes meeting on Jan. 5, 21013

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Elves on the Shelves

December 18, 2013

Dear Parishioners, Warning: this column may contain material unsuitable for young children…… ……because I want to write about something that bugs me. Elves. Specifically, elves on shelves. For those unfamiliar, the “elf-on-the-shelf” became an out-of-the-box Christmas “tradition” since its debut in 2006. The actual elves look very much like the elf figures which were common…

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Religious Ed Canceled for Dec. 15th

December 14, 2013

Do to the weather, religious education classes are canceled for Sunday, December 15, 2013.

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Prayer Shawl Meeting Canceled

December 13, 2013

The Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, has been canceled.

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Mass Schedule for Christmas & Jan. 1

December 9, 2013

CHRISTMAS Tuesday, December 24: 4:30 pm and 12 midnight (with choir, music program beginning at 11:30am) Wednesday, December 25: 8:00 am, 10:00 am (with choir), and 11:30am SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD Tuesday, December 31: 5:00pm Wednesday, January 1: 10:00am

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Hope for the Kingdom to Come

December 9, 2013

Dear Parishioners, “On that day, a shoot shall sprout…” About seven or eight years ago, the very first envelope arrived. It was small, just the size of an index card, plain white, and a little mangled from what I can remember. On the outside, with all the care and formality a third-grader could muster, he…

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Get Ready

December 2, 2013

Dear Parishioners, Over one long weekend, Thanksgiving sort of dissolves into the season of Advent. These days have been full, sure enough. Cooking, traveling, preparing. Making the dinner. (Digesting the dinner!) Football games and family reunions. We gave thanks as a parish on the night before; we made sandwiches for 250 homeless people on the…

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets Dec. 14th

December 2, 2013

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on Saturday, December 14, at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room on the second floor of the school building. We spend some time in prayer and fashion shawls to be given to those living with illness or bereavement. We are fortunate to have expert knitters in our group…if you have the…

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The Women’s Group Meets on Dec. 10th

December 2, 2013

The women’s group will meet on Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 pm in the Community Room of the school building. This month we will focus on Advent and its meaning for us at different stages of our lives. All women are welcome.

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Day of Prayer on Dec. 6th

December 2, 2013

Friday, December 6, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30 a.m. Mass until noon. The sign up sheet can be found at the side entrance to the church.

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