Friday, December 1, 2023



Saturday, December 16th 2023 after the 4:30pm Mass
Our Annual Meeting of Parishioners to elect new Wardens is coming up!  Parishioners interested in becoming a Warden are asked to contact the parish office.


Mass Schedule & Intentions

The First Sunday of Advent
Saturday, December 2nd 2023
Anniversary of Fr. George Oakes & Anniversary of Gerald Gummersell
by Allanna Gummersell

A warm welcome and many thanks to Father Jude Nixon,
who will be with us until the end of December. 

Father Jude is available for Confessions in the confessional to the right of the main doors before the 4:30pm Mass for those who wish to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  

Sanctuary Lamp
Our Sanctuary Lamp this week is burning for 
Gerald Gummersell by His Sister Allanna


Annual Canned Goods Collection
The Annual Canned Goods Collection to be used in the Christmas Baskets will begin next
Saturday November 11th and continue until December 16th for donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items.

We especially need the appropriate foods associated with meals 
during the Christmas Season (example: canned fruits and puddings, cookies and treats for children). Parishioners wishing to make a donation towards the meat and perishable are asked to place their offering in the St. Vincent de Paul Boxes on the walls at the back of the church.

Living With Christ Sunday Missal 2023-2024 & December Magnificat
The missals for the next Liturgical Year are now available on the shelves at the back of the church.  The cost is $5.00 and you can put your payment in the envelope provided and drop it in the collection basket during Mass.

Parishioners who subscribe to the Magnificat may pick up their December Issue on the shelves at the back of the church. There are 2 extra copies available for $5.00 each.

Receipts: $4,189.00
Disbursements: $10,997.51
The deficit for the month was: $6,808.51

Donation $1,199.99

50/50 Continues!
You can still buy tickets for the November Draw, which will take place on Saturday, December 2nd.  As with the October Draw, prices are $2 for 1, $5 for 3, and $10 for 7. 

Second Collection This Week
This Saturday, December 2nd is the first Saturday of the month. A second collection will be
taken up after communion for maintenance.

Next Year's Envelopes 
Starting this weekend, the 2024 sets of envelopes will be distributed in alphabetical order at the back of the church.  If you do not yet have a set and would like to start using the envelopes to make your regular contributions, please contact the Office. 

Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.

Sanctuary Lamp
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20. 
For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

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