St. Mary’s Invites Parish Children To Participate In Family Mass

WELCOME! We warmly welcome all visitors! Contact the parish office if you would like to become a member of our parish

The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.

Altar Servers Needed: An Altar Server Class is planned in the near future. All youth who have received their First Communion are invited to serve at the Table of the Lord. Families decide the Saturday or Sunday schedule.

Christmas Eve Family Mass: All parish children are invited to sign up to participate in the program presented before the Christmas Eve Family Mass at 4 p. m. Please call the parish office or see Mrs. Stec after Mass.

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Feast Day of the USA, is a Holyday of Obligation. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, December 7, at 7 PM and Friday, December 8, at 8 a. m.

Adult Christmas Choir will practice on Wednesdays at 6 p. m. in the Church. For more information please see Keri after Mass. The choir sings at Midnight Mass and Christmas morning Mass.

The Angel Tree still has a few remaining names of children from local families, including parish children who could use a helping hand this year. Please choose a tag, then sign the clipboard indicating the child’s ID and if you chose a toy or clothing item. There are also tags for grocery gift cards for parish families. Thank you in advance for your generosity. Please have your gifts under the tree by Sunday, December 10.

Advent Confession: Our parish is offering an opportunity for Confession on Thursday, December 21, from 6-7 p. m. Confessions are also heard on Monday evenings at Saint Jude beginning at 7 p. m.

The annual Youth Group Christmas Party, Sunday, January 7, 5-8 p. m. in the dining room. Dinner, games, and an optional $10 gift exchange. Parents welcome at all meetings. Questions: Molly 262-4628 or 868-5855, or our Facebook page.

Babysitting: Parents, would you like a night to shop, decorate, or bake? The Youth Group will be providing Baby Sitting Service on Friday, December 15, 6:30-11 p. m.. Earlier drop off can be arranged. The night will include a Christmas movie, cookie decorating, crafts, food, and fun! There is no charge but donations will be accepted. For more information please call the parish office. Please RSVP by Tuesday, December 12.

Decorating the church for Christmas will take place on Sunday, December 17, beginning at 11 a. m.. For those attending Mass -no need to go home -bagels and muffins will be served in the social hall. All are invited. Jobs for all ages and abilities. Confirmation candidates will receive service credit!!