Liturgy News

Liturgy Commission Meeting Minutes

October 2016



Liturgy News

Thank you” to all the pets who brought their owners to our Blessing of Animals on October 4. You can view photos on Facebook:


December 24-25 Mass schedule - Christmas falls on a weekend this year. Yet, our liturgy schedule will be our regular CHRISTMAS schedule, not our regular WEEKEND schedule.

Mass times:

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4:00pm (with overflow seating in Pius Hall), 6:30pm, 9:00pm

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 8:30am                We will not have 11:00am Mass on Sunday, December 25.


Combined Choir on All Souls’ Day

Wednesday, November 2, 5:30pm

The Resurrection Choir, Celebration Choir, Glory, and anyone else who wants to sing with us, will join together to share their musical gifts by leading the congregation in song for this liturgy.  We will rehearse in Pastors Hall at 5:00 p.m. Please let me know you’re coming so I have enough copies of music.  Everyone who attends Mass is invited to the supper afterward in Pius Hall, but you must RSVP to the parish office before October 21.


Tuesday, November 15 - “Catholic Funeral Planning” – An informational presentation by Fr. Thompson, 10:30 a.m. in Pius Hall

Golden Age Luncheon – RSVP by Nov. 7 (393-4445 or, 12:00 p.m. in Pius Hall

After lunch, stay for games: Po-Ke-No (Poker Keeno), Euchre, and 500

All who attend the presentation are invited to the Golden Age Luncheon with the Golden Age members. You do not need to register for the presentation. Only RSVP by November 7 if you plan to stay for lunch. A donation of $2.50 per person is appreciated for the lunch.



Nov. 1 (Tuesday)  All Saints Day – Mass at 9:00am, 12:15pm, 5:30pm

Nov. 2 (Wednesday)  All Souls’ Day – Mass at 5:30pm

Nov. 24 (Thursday)  Thanksgiving – Mass at 8:30am

Nov. 26-27  First Sunday of Advent

Nov. 30 (Wednesday)  Advent Evening Prayer, 5:30pm

Dec. 8  The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mass on Dec. 7 (Wednesday) at 5:30pm; Dec. 8 (Thursday) at 9:00am & 12:15pm

Dec. 14 (Wednesday)  Advent Evening Prayer, 5:30pm

Dec. 21 (Wednesday)  Advent Evening Prayer, 5:30pm

Dec. 24 (Saturday)  Christmas Eve – Mass at 4:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm

Dec. 25 (Sunday)  Christmas Day – Mass at 8:30am

Dec. 30 (Friday)  Feast of the Holy Family – Mass at 9:00am followed by coffee & donuts

Dec. 31–Jan. 1  Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God – regular weekend Mass schedule

Jan. 7-8  The Epiphany of the Lord – regular weekend Mass schedule

Jan. 8  Epiphany Concert, 3:00pm