November 21, 2021

Last Sunday after Pentecost

Ladies Auxiliary Meeting: All women of the parish are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, November 23rd at 7:00 PM in Boyle Hall. Fr. Pons will continue his talks on Womanhood, we will discuss upcoming parish events, then will end with a social hour. Please bring a snack, dessert, or drink to share.

Our Lady of Sorrows Academy’s 12th Annual Jog-A-Thon is this Wednesday, November 24th at 10:00 AM. Please come out to watch and cheer on our students, faculty, and religious. Thank you for supporting our parish school!

Thursday, November 25th, Thanksgiving: All are encouraged to make a special effort to attend Mass to thank God for the graces we have received. Confessions will be heard during the morning Masses. Evening confessions and Benediction are cancelled due to the holiday.

Christmas Boutique: The Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Christmas boutique on November 28th and December 5th. Proceeds benefit parishioners/families in need. We are asking for donations of Christmas crafts and gifts to sell. All donations can be turned in to the church office. Please contact Jamie McQuillin (480-330-3057) to help.

Christmas Giving Tree will be on display during the Christmas Boutique. The ornaments on this tree will list specific items needed by our parishioners, particularly at Christmas. If you or someone you know could benefit from the Christmas Giving Tree, contact Fr. Pons or Monique at the church office (602-268-7673 x1). Requests will remain confidential.

Advent Recollection: All parishioners are invited to a morning Recollection on Saturday, December 4th. There will be conferences, confessions, consultations, and rosary.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Wednesday, December 8th, we will have Total Consecration to Mary according to the method of St. Louis de Montfort and Militia Immaculatae, after Vespers.

Second Collection Schedule: November 28th to benefit the Academy. December 5th for the SSPX Foreign Mission Program. Thank you for your generosity.

Bookstore Items: Stop by the bookstore today to browse the large selection of new items for sale, in preparation for Advent and Christmas. We also have a new shipment of Abbey Roast Coffee from Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery.

Lost and Found: If you have left in the church or lost an item, please check the lost and found bins in Boyle Hall. Anything not claimed by the First Sunday of Advent will be donated or discarded.

Sunday Brunch Dishes: Thank you to all those who have been preparing Sunday brunch for the Priory! Please come to Boyle Hall to collect your dishes/containers.

All Souls Indulgences: The Vatican Apostolic Penitentiary has issued a decree extending the Plenary Indulgences for the deceased faithful for the entire month of November, specifically:

     The Plenary Indulgence for those who visit a cemetery and pray for the deceased, normally from November 1 to 8, may be obtained any days during the month of November.

     The Plenary Indulgence of November 2 for those who visit a church or oratory and recite the "Our Father" and "Creed" may be transferred to any day of the month of November.