Entries for December 2020

Prayer for the New Year

Posted on December 29, 2020 in: General News

Prayer for the New Year
Prayer for the New Year... Let us praise the Lord of days and seasons and years, saying: Glory to God in the highest! And peace to his people on earth! Our lives are made of days and nights, of seasons and years, for we are part of a universe of suns and moons and planets. We mark ends and we make beginnings and, in all, we praise God for the grace and mercy that fill our days. Remember us, O God; from age to age be our comforter. You have given us the wonder of time, blessings in days and nights, seasons and years. Bless your children at the turning of th...

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A New Year's Blessing

Posted on December 29, 2020 in: General News

A New Year's Blessing
Lord, you who live outside of time and reside in the imperishable moment, we ask your blessing this New Year upon your gift to us of time.  Bless our clocks and watches and may they make us aware  of the miracle of each second of life.  Bless our calendars, these ordered lists of days, weeks, and months;  of holidays, holy days, fasts and feasts.   May they remind us of birthdays and other gift-days as they teach us the secret that all life is meant for clelebration and comtemplation. Bless, Lord, this new year, each of its days a...

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Pope Francis' 10 Suggestions for the New Year
During the New Year, Pope Francis has suggested that we..... Take care of our Spiritual Life, our relationship with God. Take care of our family life. Take care of our relationships with others. Be careful how we speak. Heal wounds of the heart with the oil of forgiveness. Look after our work. Be careful of envy, lust, hatred and negative feelings. Watch out for anger or pointing the finger at others. Watch out for complaining continually. Take care of our brothers and sisters who are weaker.

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End of Year Gifts

Posted on December 19, 2020 in: General News

End of Year Gifts
We hope you will consider a gift to the parish in these last few days of 2020 as a way to express gratitude to God for the blessings of this year - a year of many challenges but also many blessings! Do you have a desire to help our parish in a particular way?  You can direct your gift to assist the parish in: General Parish Operations Tuition Assistance for students in All Saints Full Time School and our Parish School of Religion Historic Preservation Steeple Repair If your envelope to make an "end of year" gift to All Saints has been...

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

Posted on December 13, 2020 in: General News

Sacrament of Reconciliation
In order to prepare spiritually for the upcoming Christmas Season, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered on Tuesday, December 15th, from 9;00 - 11:00 in the morning and again from 7:00 - 9:00 in the evening. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is also offered every Tuesday evening from 7:00-8:00 PM and every Saturday from 4:00 - 4:45 PM.

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All Saints Advent Mini-Retreat

Posted on December 13, 2020 in: General News

All Saints Advent Mini-Retreat
In order to help all of us prepare spiritually for the coming Christmas Season, Fr. Don is offering us another of his famous Mini-Retreats. This one will focus on the prophet, Isaiah and the  'O' Antiphons that are proclaimed during this holy season of Advent.   The importance of O Antiphons is twofold: Each one highlights a title for the Messiah: O Sapientia (O Wisdom), O Adonai (O Lord), O Radix Jesse (O Root of Jesse), O Clavis David (O Key of David), O Oriens (O Rising Sun), O Rex Gentium&n...

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 10, 2020 in: General News

Christmas Mass Schedule
All Christmas Masses will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube. CHRISTMAS EVE 4:00 PM in Church 4:00 PM in the gym 6:00 PM in the Church MIDNIGHT MASS in the Church  CHRISTMAS DAY 7:00 AM in the Church 9:00 AM in the Church  9:00 AM in the gym 11:00 AM in the Church 11:00 AM in the gym Click here to connect to Facebook Click here to connect to YouTube

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