December 5, 2021

Second Sunday of Advent

Christmas giving tree instructions. Please choose an ornament from the tree, purchase the item/items and return it to the church office WRAPPED with the ornament attached by December 17, 2021. Please include a gift receipt, if appropriate. Thank you for your generosity.

Bookstore Sale: All Angelus Press publications are 20% off for the month of December.  A variety of Christmas cards are now available. Please stop by the bookstore today to purchase a 2022 calendar before they are sold out - we have a limited supply of both the Angelus Press wall calendar and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery desk calendar.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Wednesday, December 8th is a Holy Day of Obligation. Morning Masses will be at 7:30 AM and 8:30 AM (Sung). There will also be Vespers and Benediction at 5:00 PM with total Consecration to Mary according to the method of St. Louis Grignon de Montfort and Militia Immaculatae, followed by Mass at 6:30 PM. For the MI, December 8th will only be for renewals of those already consecrated. New engagements to the MI will be held on the Feast of the Holy Family, January 9, 2022.

Second Collection Schedule: December 12th to benefit the Building Fund. December 19th to benefit the Academy. Thank you for your generosity.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast: There will be Benediction and the Rosary in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Sunday, December 12th at 5:30 PM. Please join us outside church after Benediction for Mexican pan dulce (sweet bread) and hot chocolate.  Parishioners are encouraged to bring flowers for Our Lady on this day.

Christmas Decorating: Decorating the church for Christmas will take place Sunday, December 19th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM, followed by Vespers in the Church. Dinner will be provided at 5:30 PM in Boyle Hall. Please join us for this family friendly event, and bring a dessert or drink to share. Many hands make light (and enjoyable!) work.