Weekend Announcements

December 2 & 3 – First Sunday of Advent

  1. This Friday, December 8th, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – a holy day of obligation.  Masses will be offered at 9 am and 7 pm on Friday.
  2. If you or your family would like to light the candles on our parish’s Advent wreath at the beginning of Mass, please sign up in the narthex/church foyer.
  3. Our manger awaiting Baby Jesus is back in the narthex. We invite you to make acts of kindness during Advent and then to place a piece of straw in the manger when you come to Mass, representing your good deeds and making our manger ready for Baby Jesus on Christmas!
  4. The St. Vincent de Paul Society is accepting donations of gift cards, and Christmas dinners to assist local families in need.  Please stop by their table in the narthex.
  5. On Sunday, December 3rd, after both the 10 am and 11:30 am Mass, festive Advent and Christmas floral centerpieces can be purchased in the narthex to help you celebrate these seasons at home.
  6. The Knights of Columbus “Keep Christ in Christmas” posters are due December 10th.  All posters will be on display and winners will be announced at the Knights’ Breakfast with Santa.
  7. Santa’s coming to town on Sunday December 17! You and your children are invited to Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Knights.
  8. The Knights of Columbus are hosting a blood drive on Thursday, December 21st, at the Fountain View Recreation Center.  To register, use the QR code found in the online bulletin or flyer in the narthex.
  9. Christmas flower envelopes are available in the narthex. Honor someone special by donating towards the beautiful flowers that will adorn our sanctuary during the Christmas season.
  10. We invite you and your family to join us at our next family Mass next Sunday, December 10th at 10 am.

Have a blessed First Sunday of Advent!

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