Thanks to all who are participating in this program which provides gifts for the children incarcerated parents.
The deadline for return of wrapped gifts is 12 Noon on Sunday December 8. Please make sure that the Angel gift tag is attached to the outside of the gift.
Gifts should be placed at the entrance to the church.
A Display of parishioners’ Nativity Scenes will be from 4:00 PM Saturday, Dec 7 through Sunday, Dec 8 until after the 11:00 AM Mass.
Parishioners who wish to provide their Nativity Scenes should bring them for set-up on Saturday, Dec 7 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM to St. Joseph’ Chapel. Please provide an information card with parishioner’s name, and a brief description of the scene.
Parishioners are asked to come on Sunday, Dec 8 , between 12:30 and 1:30 PM to take down the scene
The Sacrament of the Sick is celebrated at the 4:30 PM Mass of the 1st Saturday of each month.
After the 9 AM Mass, take time to view the Nativity Scenes in St. Joseph’s Hall and Chapel. Then come to the St. Nick’s Breakfast in Marian Hall.
ALL parishioners are welcome at this festive event.
Everyone is invited to this ecumenical meditative service. The service includes singing of mantra songs, scripture reading, and silent meditation. These elements guide the focus of one’s prayer.
Taize prayer began during World War II in the monastic community in Taize, Burgundy, France.
The choir of St. Louis Church, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will sing the Advent and Christmas works of Bach, Forrest, Ord, Poston, Willcocks, Wood and others.
Please bring non-perishable items for the Food Pantry at the Network of Religious Communities at 1272 Delaware Avenue.
Items needed are canned vegetables and fruits, tuna fish, peanut butter, coffee, tea, cereal, rice and pasta. Personal items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorants and body creams are also welcome.
Celebrate the Christmas Eve Liturgy which will include children of Blessed Sacrament in a presentation of a Nativity Play. This is a wonderful experience for all ages.