November 29- Weekly Note to the Flock
Our New Theme: Jesus, the Truth
Our new banner is here, and we're very excited!
Even Fr. Dan can't contain himself!
We prepare for everything we consider important in life.
And that includes Christmas.
We visit families and friends, bake cookies, decorate our trees, and shop for gifts
until we are ready to drop.
This year, prepare for Christmas in a different way.
Join our parish for B
It's a free email program from Dynamic Catholic that will help you slow down
and focus on what matters most during the busy holiday season.
We have a selection of FREE Advent books perfectly suited for all ages!
Choose the one that is right for you!
Pick up your copy |Commons | This weekend
Welcome the Advent Season
We have a number of events coming up that will help you get into the spirit of the Advent Season!
Prepare the way...
Bring your family and invite your friends.
All are welcome!
We are pleased to have been chosen to host this year's Simbang Gabi Kickoff Mass at our
regular 5 PM Mass this Saturday!
We will welcome the Filipino Choir as they sing a special song for this festive occasion.
A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.
Potluck Dinner & Movie
Lake House | After 5 PM Mass
Last day to RSVP!
Reserve your seat and sign up to bring and share your favorite dish, sides, or dessert!
Enjoy a delicious potluck and watch
, a riveting story that will warm your heart and help you start Advent and prepare for Christmas!
Believe is Rated PG, suitable for children aged 10+. There are some violent scenes in the movie.
RSVP & Signup
Praise & Worship | 6:30 PM
Mass | 7 PM
Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Dan.
Reception to follow.
Come to this beautiful Mass and be led by the Holy Spirit in Liturgy.
Contact: Nelson D'Souza
Prayer Group Leader |
What is the Charismatic Prayer Group?
& Spaghetti Dinner
There's a great joy a comin'...to St. Michael!
Don't miss this festive annual tradition.
by our immensely talented choir and a much-loved
spaghetti dinner prepared by the Knights
(three seating times)
Dinner Ticket Info PLUS Concert & Seating Times
Give a Parent a Hand
6 PM | Parish Hall
Games, crafts, activities, and a movie!
(chicken nuggets | mac & cheese | other goodies | dessert).
There is no cost.
We do encourage families to
(full donation list on signup)
to help us assemble care packs for military troops!
Donation Box in the Commons.
Teen Volunteer Signup (Grade 8+)
& The Poor Mountain Boys
7 PM | Parish Hall
Hear the story of Christ's birth in song like never before!
IBMA Songwriter of the Year Donna Ulisse brings her Christmas show to our parish! In her
acclaimed landmark Christmas CD
all the way to Bethlehem
, we listen to a drama told through many voices, all of them resounding with wonder.
Buy Tickets Online
FORMED December Recommendations
Worship & Sacraments
Wednesday | December 5
Blessed Sacrament Room
Adoration | 9 AM - 6:45 PM
Benediction | 6:45 PM - 7 PM
Jesus waits for us in this sacrament of love.
(Pope John Paul II, Dominicae Cenae )
Sunday | December 9
Day Chapel | After the 9:15 AM Mass
Come and be blessed by this special grace of healing and comfort.
Prayers Shawls will be available.
Let's not forget those less fortunate as the holiday season begins.
Please grab a Food Drive bag this weekend.
Drop off filled bags before Mass the weekend of December 8 and 9.
Thank you for sharing the bounty of the season.
These popular SCRIP Cards make great teacher gifts, stocking stuffers, and work gift exchanges.
Quantities are limited.
Usually special order, these SCRIP Cards will be at the SCRIP Table while supplies last!
St. Elizabeth Parish
December 1 | 12 PM
St. Elizabeth Communal Reconciliation Service
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Fr. Jim and three visiting priests will be available for individual confessions. Lunch will be served in the Parish Hall.
December 7 | 12 PM
Mass for Unity and Racial Justice
Benediction and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
until 2 PM. Eucharistic Adoration will conclude with recitation of the Rosary for Peace.
acrament of Reconciliation
will be available after Mass until 2 PM.
At least two people are needed each hour for Adoration.
To sign up:
December 8 | 9 AM
Mass for Immaculate Conception Feast Day
Sent by Lani Vasquez on Thursday, November 29 at 6:45PM