ALL SAINTS DAY
Sunday, November 1, 2019
The Mass schedule on All Saints Day which is a holy day of obligation for all Catholics will be October 31st at 7:30 PM and on November 1st at 9 AM and 12 Noon.
ALL SOULS MASS
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM
We will pray for the souls of seventy-one parishioners who were buried from our church since last year. All family members, friends and neighbors of those we loved are welcomed to this special Mass as part of our All Souls remembrance in November.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Bishop Chappetto Hall
Join us for a night of Bingo and “Name That Tune” featuring music of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and the tunes of Motown, Disco and so much more! Beer, wine, soda and snacks will be provided and bring your own finger foods to share. Tickets are only $25.00 per adult ($30.00 at the door) and are now available at the Parish Office. Join in this unforgettable night for “this ain’t you grandma’s bingo!”
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9:30 AM
All families in the parish are invited to attend and children are encouraged to participate in the monthly session of Breaking Open the Word.
HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3:00 PM
As part of National Vocation Awareness Week the Parish Vocations Committee invites everyone to pray before the Blessed Sacrament, to hear Seminarian Alex offer a brief reflection on his vocation to the priesthood concluding with Benediction.
DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Parish Meeting Room
Facilitated by Deacon Steve this class is open to parishioners and friends looking at auto insurance and points reductions. Registration is $45.00 and advance registration is required. Call the Parish Office for more information.
FIRST EUCHARIST PREPARATION MASS
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Children preparing to receive the sacraments of Penance and First Eucharist this Pastoral Year will participate in a special ceremony of preparation of welcome. Please pray for these children as they grow in their understanding and love of God, bear witness to Jesus, and continue in their initiation into the Catholic Church.
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Bishop Chappetto Hall
This third annual event sponsored by the Holy Name Society is opened to all men in the parish and following the 9:30 AM Mass there will be a hearty and delicious breakfast including bacon and eggs, roasted potatoes and bagels, coffee, tea, juices and much more. We welcome Brother Bill Boslet, former Superior General of the Brooklyn Franciscans. Brother Bill will speak on “How St. Francis, Man of God, sees Today’s World.” Tickets are only $15.00 per person ($20.00 at the door) and are available after Mass today in the Gathering Space. Tickets can also be purchased this coming week in the Parish Office. All men in the parish are encouraged to come, meet each other and enjoy some good food and thoughts.
BLESSING OF VETERANS
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM
In commemoration of Veterans’ Day a salute and blessing of all veterans will take place. Men and women who have generously served us in the armed forces will be recognized for their bravery and valor. There will be a special blessing and a token of appreciation will be distributed to all veterans. Please invite family members, friends, neighbors and acquaintances who are veterans to this time of prayer and gratitude.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
St. Joseph Hall
The Rosary Society invites all parishioners to stop in after Mass today and purchase some delicious home-baked goods for Sunday morning breakfast and afternoon dessert!
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Young men and women will be formally enrolled into the Parish Confirmation Program. As they prepare to complete their initiation into the Catholic Church through the reception of Confirmation, the months ahead will be significant in their young lives as they bear witness to the fullness of the Holy Spirit through study, prayer and service. Please keep this year’s confirmandi in your daily prayers.
RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS STAMPS
Sunday, November 24, 2019
The Evangelization Committee will have religious Christmas stamps available for purchase in the Gathering Space following all the Masses. Please purchase these stamps as part of our sharing of faith the birth of our Savior into the world!
THANKSGIVING INTERFAITH SERVICE
Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM
The clergy and congregations from St. Paul’s International Lutheran Church, Bellerose Jewish Center and Our Lady of the Snows will reflect on God’s bounty and goodness through prayer and in song. Invite family members, fellow parishioners and neighbors to this special night of recognition and thanksgiving. Light refreshments will be offered following the service.
PARISH THANKSGIVING LITURGY
Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Let us come together as a parish family and give thanks for God’s bounty shared among all of us. At the end of Mass each family will receive a decorative placemat containing prayers to be offered at their Thanksgiving table.