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Flowers for Christmas

Remember your loved ones, living and deceased, with flowers on the altar at Christmas time. A donation of $5.00 will purchase one plant. Inquire at the front desk for details.

Blessing of an Advent Wreath

The use of the Advent Wreath is a traditional practice which has found its place in the Church as well as in the home. The blessing of an Advent Wreath takes place on the First Sunday of Advent or on the evening before the First Sunday of Advent. …

First Sunday of Advent: November 27, 2016

Reading 1 – Is 2:1-5 This is what Isaiah, son of Amoz, saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In days to come, the mountain of the LORD’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills. All nations shall stream toward it; many peoples shall …

Mass Intentions: November 26 – December 2, 2016

Sat Nov 26 4:00 PM Lea Schafer + Sun Nov 27 9:30 AM Rodger Beaudoing + 11:30 AM Intentions of Josephine Sparrow and Family Mon Nov 28 11:40 AM Melvin and Isabelle Jackson + 12:15 PM Jessie and Joe Miller + Tue Nov 29 11:40 AM Intentions of …

Thanksgiving Day: November 24, 2016

Reading 1 – Sir 50:22-24 And now, bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth; Who fosters people’s growth from their mother’s womb, and fashions them according to his will! May he grant you joy of heart and may peace abide among you; May …

About Advent Wreaths

Traditionally, Advent wreaths are constructed of a circle of evergreen branches into which four candles are inserted, representing the four weeks of Advent. Ideally, three candles are purple and one is rose, but white candles can also be used. The purple candles in particular symbolize the prayer, penance, …