NEWS & EVENTS
Faith Formation for Children, ages 3-7. on Saturdays at 9:30 am at the St. Therese Worship Site: The Sisters of Charity are offering the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program for children between the ages of 3 to 7 in our community room on Saturdays from 9:30 – 11:00 am. Storytelling, interactive games, art projects, and hands-on activities will highlight the dynamic, faith-filled program. Parents are welcome to accompany their children or simply drop them off and return. The program will run through May, 2020. You can still enroll your children in these classes. Please call either of our parish offices to register.
Baby Bottle Project: St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish (both workship sites) will participate in the Baby Bottle Project for Advent. Bottles are available in the back of church. Please take a bottle from the students, fill it, and return it to church by the weekend of December 21 -22.
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Because this year the Feast of the Immaculate Conception falls on a Sunday, the feast will be celebrated on Monday, December 9th. There will be a 7:00 pm Mass on that Monday at the St. Barbara Worship Site. The Immaculate Conception is not considered a Holy Day of Obligation this year.
Young Adult Ministry: The YAM Group is having a special Mass on Saturday, December 14th, at 6:00 am followed by a reception in the lower hall.
Simbang Gabi Mass: The annual Simbang Gabi Mass will be celebrated at the St. Barbara Worship Site on Saturday, December 14th at the 5:00 pm Mass. Hospitality will be held in the Lower Hall following that Mass. There is a sign-up sheet on the ushers’ table in back of church. Please sign up so we will know how much food to prepare.
Advent Reconciliation: Advent Reconciliation at the St. Barbara Worship Site will be held on Monday, December 16th at 7:00 pm.
St. Therese All-School Christmas Concert: The annual school Christmas concert will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in St. Barbara Church from 6:00- 7:30 pm.
English as a Second Language: If you know of any young children who need instruction in English conversation, Sr. Caritas may be available to help (depending on your schedule). For further information, please call either the St. Therese or St. Barbara rectory for more information. They will forward a message to Sr. Caritas as to your schedule.
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