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Upcoming Special Services and Events:

Upcoming Special Services and Events:

December 17 –   Hanging of the Advent Greens                              Sunday, Dec. 17 at 12:15 p.m. December 24 –   Eucharist for The Fourth Sunday of Advent                              Sunday, Dec. 24 at 9:30 a.m.                              Family Mass of Christmas Eve                             Sunday, Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m.                         …

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The Advent Wreath and Family Evening Prayer

The Advent Wreath and Family Evening Prayer

“In family practice, the Advent wreath is most appropriately lit at dinner time after the blessing of the food. A traditional prayer service using the Advent wreath proceeds as follows: On the First Sunday of Advent, the father of the family blesses the wreath, praying: O God, by whose word all things are sanctified, pour …

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The Feast of St. Nicholas (December 6)

The Feast of St. Nicholas (December 6)

The real St. Nicholas was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christian, died in an epidemic while Nicholas was still young. Obeying Jesus’ word to …

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Eucharistic Preparation

Eucharistic Preparation

The Exhortation in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer states, “Dearly beloved in the Lord, ye who mind to come to the Holy Communion of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ, must consider how Saint Paul exhorteth all persons diligently to examine themselves, before they presume to eat of that Bread, and drink …

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The Stewardship of Our Resources

The Stewardship of Our Resources

“We bring nothing into this world and we take nothing out of it. Everything that we have while we are here on the earth comes as a gift from God. In appreciation, we choose to share a portion of these gifts. The stewardship of our resources is an ongoing process. We give regularly and systematically …

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Saint of the Week: October 18

Saint of the Week: October 18

Luke was a Gentile, a physician, and one of Paul’s disciples and fellow missionaries in the early spread of the Gospel through the Roman world. He is the author both of the Gospel that bears his name and its sequel, the Acts of the Apostles. He apparently did not know Jesus, writing that he compiled …

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The Stewardship of Life, Time, Health, and Talents

The Stewardship of Life, Time, Health, and Talents

“Life itself is a stewardship. Human life is the first and greatest gift of all and carries great responsibilities with it. As Christians, we know that our lives are sacred trusts. We are the stewards of those lives; God depends on us to use them to accomplish His purposes.           Next, is the stewardship of …

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Teresa of Avila, Nun – October 15

Teresa of Avila, Nun – October 15

Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada (later known as Teresa de Jesus) was born in Avila, Spain, on March 28, 1515, one of ten children whose mother died when she was fifteen. Her family was of partly Jewish ancestry. Teresa, having read the letters of Jerome, decided to become a nun, and when she was 20, …

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October Schedule

October Schedule

Christian Education Classes: The Adult & Children/Youth Sunday morning Christian Education classes meet each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. The adult class is studying the Pentateuch (the first five Books of the Bible) and is currently examining the Book of Exodus. Choir Practice: The choir practices every Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Wednesday Evening Service: …

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All Saints Day & All Souls’ Day

All Saints Day & All Souls’ Day

  Wednesday, November 1 is All Saints’ Day. This is the day we celebrate the lives as all the canonized Saints as well as saints who lived exemplary lives known by the Church who are now in the presence of God in heaven. We will observe this important Holy Day with a special Eucharist at …

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