THE FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2018

READINGS:

Jer. 33:14-16, Ps. 25; 1, Thes. 3:12-4:2, Luke 21:25-28, 34-36

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 & 2 ~ Saturday/Sunday
Blessing of Advent Wreaths at all Masses

December 2 ~ Sunday
Advent Wreath & Christmas Tree Lighting and Movie Night, starts 6:00pm

December 7– First Friday
Sacred Heart Devotion & Overnight Adoration, starts 7pm

December 8 ~ Saturday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Mass Times: Vigil Dec. 7-Friday, 6:00pm
Dec. 8-Saturday, 8:00am

THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2018

READINGS:

Bar. 5:1-9; Ps. 126; Phil. 1:4-6, 8-11; Lk. 3:1-6

Our Advent Wreaths:

We light the second candle of our Advent Wreaths, the purple Bethlehem Candle or Candle of Faith.
God kept his promise to give the world a Savior who would be born in Bethlehem.
God is faithful and so we must prepare for his coming. (Luke 3:4-6)

EVENTS:

December 9-Sunday :
Sacred Heart School-”Breakfast with Santa”, starts at 8:00am, Parish Hall

December 8 & 9-Saturday/Sunday:
Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale at the Church Narthex (during all Masses)

December 10-11 Monday-Tuesday,
Advent Mission, 6:45pm (after the 6pm evening Mass) Topic: Discernment

December 12-Wednesday
Bilingual Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 6pm, Church

December 13-Thursday
Silver Fox (Senior Ministry) Luncheon, 11:30am, Retreat House

December 14-Friday
Toy Drive Christmas Party—starts at 6:00pm, Parish Hall
Bring new toys to donate for children in need this Christmas and join the party

December 15-Saturday
Advent Confessions at Sacred Heart Church, 8:30-11am
Fr.Kevin and Fr. Michael will be available to hear Confessions on this morning

THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2018

READINGS:

Zep. 3:14-18a; Is. 12:2-6; Phil. 4:4-7; Lk. 3:10-18

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 16-Sunday
His Heart Society – toys and food distribution day, Parish Hall

December 17-Monday
Sacred Heart Choirs Concert, following 6pm Mass, Church

December 20-Thursday
Sacred Heart School Concert, begins with the 6pm Mass

December 22-Saturday
Advent Confessions at Sacred Heart Church, 8:30-11am
Fr.Kevin and Fr. Michael will be available to hear Confessions on this morning

THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2018

READINGS:

Mi. 5:1-4a; Ps 80; Heb. 10:5-10; Lk. 1:39-45

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)

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
December 24-Monday ~ Christmas Eve Masses
4:00PM Fr. Michael Donovan
6:00PM Fr. Kevin Yarnell (family oriented)
Midnight Fr. Kevin Yarnell

December 25-Tuesday ~ Christmas Day Masses
8:00AM Fr. Michael Donovan
10:00AM Fr. Kevin Yarnell
Noon (Spanish) Fr. Vincent Capuano

Santo Nino Novena (Holy Child Jesus Novena) – starts December 28th, Parish Hall

Parish Office is CLOSED: December 24, 25 & 28, 2018

Family Advent Calendar 2018 was last modified: December 2nd, 2018 by Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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