Express Announcements ~ Dec. 8, 2013

On Monday, December 9 we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Patroness of the United States and Patron Saint of our Parish. Masses are 6:30am, 9am, 12 Noon, 6pm & 7:30pm. There are no Religious Education classes on Monday, December 9.

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12, with Mananitas at 4:30am, and a special Mass at 7:30pm. Read this bulletin for details.

Join us for Advent Lessons and Carols in the church on Friday, December 13 at 7:30pm. Saint Mary Choirs present Advent songs along with scripture readings and hymns for all to sing. It is a wonderful way to celebrate the season.

SCRIP is on sale in the Parish Life Center after all Masses except Saturday 7pm and Sunday 2pm. You can start budgeting for your Christmas gift list! Please use SCRIP, and a percentage of what you spend will be applied to our school.

Please be sure to visit the display of Handmade Olive Wood Carvings and other articles outside the Church after all the Masses on December 14 & 15! Any purchase you make supports our Bethlehem Christian families who continue to endure much hardship in the Holy Land.

Sunday Coffee Shop is scheduled to be open this weekend, after the 7, 8:30 & 10:30 Masses.