Bulletin: 2nd Sunday of Advent
If you are able to help out with the preparation of the Parish Community Christmas Dinner, please show up on any of the dates below:
Tuesday, December 9th at 9:30am – Counting Dishes & Silverware
Wednesday, December 17th at 1:00pm – Decorating the Hall
Thursday, December 18th at 9:30am – Food Preparation
Friday, December 19th at 9:30am – Turkey & Gravy Preparation
Thank you for helping out!
Last Sunday Collections:
St. Anthony’s ~ Regular $773; Loose $99.55; Books & Candles $60; Renovations $110; Fuel $15; Lottery Ticket Sales $200; All Souls $120
St. Faustina’s ~ Regular $325; Loose $20; Fuel $45; All Souls $120
St. Anthony’s Reconciliation Service: There will be confession during Adoration on Thursday, December 11th and 18th between 7:00pm-8:00pm. St. Faustina’s Reconciliation Service: Friday, December 12th at 7:00pm (Confession in English available)
St. Peter’s Church: Wednesday, December 10th at 7:00pm
St. Vincent de Paul Church: Thursday, December 18th at 7:00pm
Prayer Community: This Tuesday, December 9th at 7:00pm. Everyone is welcome!
Keep Christ in Christmas: Starting at St. Anthony’s Parish at 3:00pm this Sunday, December 7th; continuing to Bethel United Baptist Church, and on to St. Paul’s Church. Reception to follow at St. Paul’s. Everyone is welcome.
Country Time Show: The next Country Time Show will be next Sunday, December 14th at 7:00pm. Master of Ceremonies is Al Hollingsworth with back-up band Grover Country, featuring: Yvonne MacDonald, Darlene, Melanie & Art MacNeil, Francis Sampson, Joanne Spicer & Floyd Spicer.
Parish Community Christmas Dinner: Please join us for a turkey dinner on Saturday, December 20th at 5:00pm (after Mass). Everyone is welcome. There will be no charge for the dinner, however, we will be accepting donations. At the main entrance there are two sign-up sheets; one with a list of items that we require for donations. If you prefer to make a monetary donation, please see John LeBlanc or Br. Nathanael. The second sign-up sheet is for anyone who is planning to attend - so we have an estimate of the amount of food to prepare.
Advent Backpack Project: There are still gift bags to be filled. You can find them near both entrances of the church, with a list of suggested items inside each bag. Please deliver it back to the church on or before Thursday, December 18th. Thanks for your support!
Lottery Tickets: The draw will take place on December 14th at the Country Time Show. If anyone has ticket stubs and money to turn in, it should be back to Gordon Jewers (469.5698) as soon as possible.
St. Vincent de Paul Society: Item of the month for December is pasta sauce. The donation box is located near the entrance. Thank you!