Parish News

Entries for December 2019

As we approach these late days of Advent, our parish will begin praying a Christmas novena each evening from Tuesday, December 17th through Monday, December 23rd at 7:00pm.   NOTE: the Novena on Saturday, December 21 will begin at 6:00 pm (right after the 5:00pm Mass) This Novena begins in darkness and candlelight and is filled with readings, prayers, and beautiful music of the season of Advent, to help prepare our hearts for Christmas. The prayers lasts only about 30 minutes each evening. 

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Reconciliation Weekdays: 7:30am ~~ Saturdays: 4:00pm Monday, December 9:  6:00pm—7:30pm Monday, December 16:  6:00pm—7:30pm Tuesday, December 17 through Monday, December 23 from during the Christmas Novena (see times below)   Christmas Novena Tuesday, December 17 through Monday, December 23 at 7:00pm in the church 6:00pm on Saturday, December 21 (Following the 5:00pm Liturgy) Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve Vigil:  4:00pm & 6:00pm Wednesday, December 25 Midnight Mass:  12:00am (Carols will be sung at 11:30pm) Christmas Day:  8:00am & 10:00am Tue...

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Trim the Tree and Stuff the Stockings with Gift Cards!!! The holidays are HERE and  SCRIP gift cards are here to help with all your Christmas shopping while you help the school with this fundraiser. The St. Gabriel in-stock inventory consists of over 40 retailers and there are cards in the $5 - $10 range – for Stocking Stuffers and Secret Santa gifts.  Just for the holidays we have $10 Target cards and $5 St. Louis Bread Company and Starbuck cards. We also carry gift cards for local restaurants, Edibles & Essentials and JJ Twigs South Hampton. Purchase cards for grocery, restaurants, ho...

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Early Bulletin Deadlines Due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the bulletin publisher has issued early submission deadlines. Please note: Articles for December 22 bulletin must be submitted no later than Noon on Wednesday, December 11. Articles for December 29 bulletin must be submitted no later than Noon on Monday, December 16. Articles for January 5, 2020 bulletin must be submitted no later than Noon on Wednesday, December 18. RECTORY OFFICE HOURS through Christmas and New Year’s : December 23 – regular hours December 24 –  close at noon December 25...

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The Christmas Giving Tree

Posted on December 12, 2019 in: Service Opportunities

Did you know this special project of love and service has been in existence for over 35 years? Interested in getting involved as an individual or family to serve others in need? Here’s how you can help: Select an ornament(s) from the tree for requested gifts or an envelope to donate money Return unwrapped gifts under the trees at any entrance the weekends of December 7 - 8 and December 14 - 15 Return envelopes in the Sunday offering or to the rectory ITEMS NEEDED: ~ House shoes/slippers (women and children)  ~  Winter Coats (2T-4T, 4-12, Teens)  ~  Plates, bowls, silve...

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Breakfast with Santa

Posted on December 12, 2019 in: Event Announcements