Feast of St. Cecilia Celebration
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
9:05 a.m.: regular morning Mass
7:00 p.m.: Mass in celebration of the Feast of St. Cecilia
Our parish will be hosting an informal reception after the 7:00 p.m. Mass in our church basement. For those who would like to make a monetary contribution to the celebration, please take a St. Cecilia’s Feast day offertory envelope, which will be available at the back of the church in the weeks to come. For those who would like to contribute to the reception, a sign-up sheet can be found at the back of the church.
Everyone is encouraged to participate!
FEAST OF The VIETNAMESE MARTYRS
Sunday, November 19 at 1:00 p.m.
All Parishioners are invited to attend the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs being celebrated on Sunday, November 19th at 1:00 p.m. The celebrant will be Bishop Vincent Nguyen. Mass followed by a reception in the hall. Everyone welcome.
2017 Sunday Missals will be available for purchase in the vestibule of the church after all Masses starting next weekend. Adult Missal $5.00 each.
Christmas Cards and Cakes!
⎈ Deluxe Cakes $25 ⎈Regular Cakes $18 ⎈Cards $8/10 pk.
New this year! Abbey Gift Baskets $30
As in previous years, during the months preceding the great ‘Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord’, Right to Life Christmas Cards and Campaign Life fruitcakes will be on sale in the vestibule after Saturday and Sunday Masses starting next weekend. One of the most important fundraisers Campaign Life Catholic does each year, is the sale of the delicious Christmas cakes. This helps to continue the work for the unborn, the elderly and the disabled, supporting life at every stage.
If you have lightly used or new items that you do not use in your home, please consider donating them to our Christmas Bazaar White elephant sale.
Please no clothing or shoes!
Please leave your donations at the bottom of the stairs to the basement, on the bench marked: WHITE ELEPHANT.
CALLING ALL VENDORS!
Vendor tables are available for rent during the Christmas Bazaar! Please contact Angelo at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 647-391-4217. Vendor contracts are available for pick up at the back of the church starting this weekend! Completed contracts and payment must be received by November 24th.
St. Vincent De Paul Society ‘Christmas Star Program’ starts Next Weekend!
Once again, the St. Vincent De Paul Society will be displaying a Christmas Tree in our Church, with dangling stars. Each star represents a gift that can be purchased for either a teen, (gift card), or family, (food gift card). Please take a star, and return it, with the appropriate gift card to one of our St. Vincent De Paul representatives, (donation box holders), after Masses,
by Sunday, December 3rd, 2017.
Gift cards can be purchased at any major department store or pharmacy. Food gift cards can be purchased at all major grocery stores.
Thank you for giving to those in our community who are less fortunate!
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION!
Thank you to all the volunteers who were able to participate in the volunteer appreciation celebration of last Saturday! Special thank you to Kristina Niedra, who donated the table center pieces, Aleks Niedra who entertained and provided the music for the afternoon, Kevin Sepaul who did all the heavy lifting and attended the bar, and our Caterer Meta Baze and her son Ed, who provided us with delicious appetizers and dinner!