Bulletin, Sunday, December 13, 2015

 

 

CHRISTMAS SEASON SCHEDULE

 

DAY OF CONFESSION

Wed. December 16th

11 am – 12 noon

3 pm – 8 pm

 

Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 24 – 8:00 p.m.

Family Mass ( Holy Name Choir) *

Thursday, December 24 – Midnight Mass *

(African Catholic Community choir -

 all are welcome)

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25th

10 a.m. Christmas Morning Mass (Cantor)

Saturday, December 26th – 5:15 p.m.

Sunday, December 27th – 10 a.m.

 

New Year’s Eve: Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

5:15 p.m. Mass

 

New Year’s Day: Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Friday, January 1st, 2016

10:00 a.m. Mass

12 noon (African Catholic Community Mass)

 

Feast of the Epiphany

Saturday, January 2nd – 5:15 pm

Sunday, January 3rd - 10 a.m. Mass

  12 noon (African Catholic Community)

 

*carols begin ½ hour before Mass

Please keep and post on your refrigerator at home for future reference.

 

MASS & DAILY READINGS

Rosary at 11:50 a.m.

Tues. December 15th: ferial

12:05 pm: Maria Izaura Cezarina & Constancio Gonsalves +

Zephaniah 3.1-2, 9-13, Ps. 34.1-2, 5-6, 17-18, 19+22, Matthew 21.28-32

Wed. December 16th: ferial

12:05 pm:  

Isaiah 45.6b-8, 18, 21b-25, Ps. 85.8ab-9, 10-11, 12-14, Luke 7.19-23

Thurs. December 17th: ferial

12:05 pm:

Genesis 49.2, 8-10, Ps. 72.1-2, 3-4, 7-8, 17, Matthew 1.1-17

Fri. December 18th: ferial

12:05 pm:  Leo & Victoria Stang +

Jeremiah 23.5-8, Ps. 72.1-2, 12-13, 18-19, Matthew 1.18-24

 Sat. December 19th: ferial

 5:15 pm: Maria De Encarnacāo +

Judges 13.2-7, 24-25a, Ps. 71.3-4a, 5-6ab, 16-17, Luke 1.5-25

 

Readings for Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

1st Reading: Micah 5.2-5a

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 80.1ab+2, 14-15, 17-18

Second Reading: Hebrews 10.5-10

Gospel: Luke1.39-45

 

Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word

For next weekend –

December 19 & 20

Eucharistic Ministers

5:15 pm – Kathleen Wilkinson, Joy Akien-Prohaska

10:00 am – Dena Hamid, Joan Melanson, Rosa Venalainen

 

Ministers of the Word

 5:15 pm – Anne Marie Cassin, Paul Connelly

10:00 am –  Michael Bachan, Sheila Spencer, Arlene Perry

 Please note: Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word.  If you can not be present, please get a replacement to cover your ministry.

 

2016 MISSALS

2016 Missals are available to be purchased at all the Masses.  The cost is $5.00.

 

Welcome to Our Parish Family

Baptized

December 13, 2015

 Lawrence Tumpich

son of Denis & Lidija

 

SANCTUARY LAMP

is lit this week

for the Repose of Soul of Geraldine Kane on her 90th Birthday (December 17)

at the request of the Kane Family

 

 Please pray for all who are ill, especially

Delores Gordon, Liz Lawlor, Maria Carmo, Donna MacIntosh, Deacon Hugh Taylor, Sophia Karapita, Heather Tobias, Carmela Morra, Maria Soares, Laura MacDonald, Patricia Cull and Maria Jose Bouey.

 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE DAY OF CONFESSIONS

ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

11 AM – 12 NOON

3 – 8 PM

IN THE CHURCH.

 

 

Offertory Envelope Boxes for 2016

are available at the entrance of the church

Please call Pamela at the Parish Office during office hours if

·        You have a change in your name/address; or

·        If you name/address is incorrect; or

·        If you are a new parishioner and would like to have a box assigned to you; or

·        If you cannot find your box

 

Calling all Carolers

On Friday, December 18th meet in the church basement at 7 pm to do some serious Christmas Caroling.

We’ll be strolling the Danforth, Visiting Nisbet Lodge and McClintock Manor, visiting the homes of a few members of the Holy Name Communtiy who aren’t able to join us and generally spreading the joy of the season.

Hot chocolate, coffee and tea provided back at the church after caroling.  Please bring a bag of cookies if you can!

 

 

ALTAR DECORATORS NEEDED

For Tuesday, December 22nd at 10:30 am & Wednesday, December 23rd at 10:30 am

Please come and help beautify our Church for the Christmas celebrations.  “Many hands make light work!”  There is work for all: men, women and children.

Thank you, Sacristans