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This week . . .

Decorating the Church
Please join us on Wednesday, Dec. 19th and Thursday, Dec. 20th at 6:30PM to help decorate the church. On Wednesday, we will do the “heavy” stuff like trees and wreaths. Thursday will be the finishing touches. This is a good opportunity for Confirmation candidates to fulfill their service hours. Hot chocolate & donuts will be available.

Food Pantry Christmas Baskets
Baskets will be distributed on Friday December 21st. We are in need of hams, turkeys, cranberry sauce, instant mashed potatoes, cake mixes, dry cereal and paper goods. Details can be found in this week’s bulletin. Please drop them off by the end of the day, Thursday December 20th.

Simbang Gabi
On Friday December 21st we will celebrate the Night Mass at 7PM in the church. A potluck dinner and program will follow in Szelest Hall, hosted by Palad. Contact the parish office if you would like to attend the dinner.

Coming up . . .

Eucharistic Adoration – Friday December 7th
On Friday, December 7th, we will have Eucharistic Adoration after the 8:45AM Mass in the Lower Church. Reposition begins at 7PM. Please consider spending time in prayer and adoration of Jesus. All are welcome.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Saturday December 8th
On Saturday, December 8th we celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation. It is the day on which we remember that Mary, being prepared as the Mother of God, was conceived in the womb of St. Anne without any stain of original sin. Masses will be at 8:30AM and 12 noon.

Advent Communal Penance Service – Monday, December 10th
Join us at 7:30PM at St. Mary’s, along with the parishes of St. John’s and Ascension. This service will be a communal service with the opportunity for individual confessions with priests of all parishes.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration – Wednesday, December 12th
Please join us for the 7:30PM Mass on December 12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Following Mass we will have a social in the Spiritual Formation Center. If anyone would like to help with this liturgy please email

The parish Advent Calendar can be downloaded for reference throughout the season.