News and Notes: 2021.11.24

News and Notes: 2021.11.24

Christmas Schedule  

Be sure to check out our events calendar for the Christmas Mass schedule! Registration for Christmas Mass opens on December 1

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Christmas Hampers  

We are excited to be participating in Christmas Hampers again this year and we are hoping to provide 40 hampers for families in need this Christmas.

We invite you to sponsor a family as an individual or as a team. Sponsor a family today and make a difference in someone’s Christmas.

Email our hamper coordinator at indicating your wish to sponsor a hamper and the family size.

If you’d like more information on Christmas Hampers please click here!

Advent Night of Praise and Worship 

Join us for an evening of praise and worship on December 7 at 7:00 pm! We’re looking forward to worshiping with you.

No registration required.

Advent Reconciliations 

Reconciliation will be available on Saturday, December 11th. Following the 9:00 am mass, the blessed Sacrament will be exposed and priests will be available to hear confessions in the church until noon.

Mass For Seniors and Christmas Luncheon   

The next Mass for seniors will be held on December 15 at Noon.  The Mass will be followed by a Christmas luncheon in the parish hall.  To attend the luncheon, proof of vaccination is required. 

Advent Tree  

A beautiful Advent tree will be set up on the first Sunday of Advent, November 27/28. We’ll be collecting gift cards to donate to local families this Christmas. Simply bring in your gift card(s) and put them in the gift card holders on the tree. We’ll be collecting the gift cards until December 12. Here are some gift card ideas for families, children’s gifts and teenagers:

  • Loblaws  
  • Walmart  
  • Toys R’Us
  • McDonalds
  • Tim Horton’s
  • Popeye’s  
  • Pizza Pizza  

Holy Land Handicrafts 

Save the date:  The weekend of December 11 and 12, a representative of the organization for Holy Land Christians will setup a display and sale of hand-crafted articles in the parish hall.  All proceeds go to support Christians in the Holy Land.

Companions of the Cross Advent Mission  

Hope for the Church: A Virtual Advent Mission – Join the Companions of the Cross for a Virtual Advent Mission. With talks by Fr. Roger Vandenakker, CC, Fr. Brenton Cordeiro, CC, and Dcn. Juan Pablo Orozco, CC, and praise and worship provided by the Companions of the Cross seminarians. November 29 – December 1, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Click here for more details and to register