New Year schedule
On Wednesday, December 31, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 p.m. to midnight, followed by a social. The Adoration will be offered for our parish families, growth in grace, financial success, health, and good deaths for those who will pass away during the coming year. Please bring finger food to share. The Sunday schedule will be followed on January 1.
First Friday and First Saturday
There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 2, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m.
On Saturday, January 3, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.
Youth Group Christmas party
… on Saturday, January 3, at Traditional Learning Academy.
Christmas/New Year’s Square Dance
… on Saturday, January 3, in the parish hall, with live music from Chris Suen’s Old Time string band “Shout White Dragon.” Entrance is by donation. Doors open at 6:30 pm; dancing begins at 7 pm. This is for all ages. No experience necessary! A concession will also be available with drinks and light snacks.
Fr. Geddes is teaching a catechism course using the Symbolon program as an outline. The course goes into greater depth using other resources. The remaining sessions will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays: January 3, 17, 24, and 31.
First Communion and Confirmation classes
… will be held on Sunday, January 4 and 18.
There will be a Sung Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, for the feast of the Epiphany.
FSSP mission trip to Peru
The fourth annual St. Francis Xavier mission trip of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter will take place in summer 2015. Two age groups will be going to Piura, Peru: 16-21 years (July 28 to August 10) and 21+ (August 14-24). More information can be found at www.sfxmission.com.
Fundraising will begin soon. If you are interested in participating in the mission, please contact Fr. Geddes or Bernadette Bonner (firstname.lastname@example.org).