Family Advent Calendar 2019

THE FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2019

READINGS:

Is 2:1-5; Ps 122; Rom. 13:11-14; Mt. 24:37-44

Our Advent Wreaths:

We light the first candle of our Advent Wreaths, the purple Prophecy Candle or Candle of Hope.
We can have Hope because God is faithful and will keep the promises made to us.
Our Hope comes from God. (Romans 15:12-13)

EVENTS:

December 1- Sunday
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast after the 8 and 9:30am Mass
Faith Formation Classes

December 2 – Monday
Adoration in the Chapel, 8:30am to 5:45pm, ending with Benediction and the 6pm Mass

December 3 – Tuesday
Fr. Kevin’s Bible Study, 9-10:30am in the Parish Hall

December 4 – Wednesday
Confirmation Session, 6:30-8pm; in the Parish Hall

December 5- Thursday
An Advent Retreat with Mary, 9-10:30am or 7-8:30pm in the Retreat House

December 6- Friday
First Friday Overnight Adoration

THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019

READINGS:

Is 11:1-10; Ps 72; Rom. 15;4-9; Mt. 3:1-12

Our Advent Wreaths:

We light the second candle of our Advent Wreaths, the purple Bethlehem Candle or Candle of Faith.
“God so loved the world that he sent His only begotten Son, that whoever believes inn Him shall not perish but have eternal life”(John 3:16)

EVENTS:

December 8-Sunday :
Sacred Heart School-”Breakfast with Santa”
Faith Formation Classes
Blessing and Lighting of the Parish Christmas Tree, Singing, & Make-an-Ornament Event, 6pm
Parish Gift Shop Christmas Open House

December 9- Monday:
Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 8am & 6pm
Adoration in The Chapel: 8:30am to 5:45pm, ending with Benediction

December 9-10 –Monday-Tuesday
Parish Advent Mission: 6:45pm in the Church ( after the 6pm Mass)

December 10-Tuesday
Fr. Kevin’s Bible Study, 9-10:30am in the Parish Hall

December 12-Thursday
Bilingual Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe; 6pm in the Church
An Advent Retreat with Mary, 9-10:30am or 7-8:30pm in the Retreat House

December 13-Friday
Toy Drive Party, 6pm in the Parish Office

December 14-Saturday
Advent Confessions, 8:45am—11:am in the Church

THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2019

READINGS:

Is 35:1-6a, 10; Ps. 146; Jas.5:7-10; Mt. 11:2-11

Our Advent Wreaths:

We light the third candle of our Advent Wreaths, the pink Shepherd Candle or the Candle of Joy. The angels sang a message of JOY! (Luke 2:7-15)

EVENTS:

December 15-Sunday
Faith Formation Class
Bayside Terrace Christmas Party, 1:30pm
Food and Toy Distribution

December 16-Monday
Adoration in the Chapel, 8:30am to 5:45pm, ending with Benediction
Advent Prayer Journaling Session, 7pm, Retreat House

December 17-Tuesday
Fr. Kevin’s Bible Study, 9-10:30am in the Parish Center

December 19-Thursday
An Advent Retreat with Mary, 9-10:30am or 7-8:30pm in the Retreat House
School Christmas Program, begins with the 6pm Mass

December 21– Saturday
Advent Confessions; 8:45am-11am in the Church
Simbang Gabi Mass, 7:30pm in the Church

THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2019

READINGS:

Is 7:10-14; Ps 24: Rom. 1:1-7; Mt: 1:18-24

Our Advent Wreaths:

We light the fourth candle of our Advent Wreaths, the purple Angel Candle or the Candle of Peace. The angels announced the good news of a Savior proclaiming,
“Peace on earth,good will among people.” (Luke 3:14)

EVENTS:

December 23-Monday
Adoration in the Chapel: 8:30am to 5:45pm, ending with Benediction

December 24-Tuesday
Fr. Kevin’s Bible Study, 9-10:30am in the Parish Center

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

December 24-Tuesday ~ Christmas Eve Masses
4:00PM Fr. Kevin Yarnell
6:00PM Fr. Kevin Yarnell (family oriented)
Midnight Fr. Kevin Yarnell and Fr. Vijay Polamarasetty

December 25-Wednesday ~ Christmas Day Masses
8:00AM Fr. Vijay Polamarasetty
10:00AM Fr. Vijay Polamarasetty
Noon (Bi-Lingual) Fr. Vijay Polamarasetty and Fr. Kevin Yarnell
Santo Nino Novena (Holy Child Jesus Novena) : starts December 27th-Friday, 6:45pm, Parish Hall

Family Advent Calendar 2019 was last modified: November 30th, 2019 by Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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