Join us for Advent 2018!
Whether you are looking for a fun event to share with your children, a contemplative morning for adults, or opportunities to give generously this season, we have an activity for you at Good Shepherd!
Click here for a printable ADVENT BROCHURE and check out some highlights below.
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For Christmas Mass Schedule see below or CLICK HERE
Each ornament on the Jesse Tree tells part of the Christmas Story - from Creation to the Birth of Jesus Christ. Check out the parish Jesse Tree in the Commons, or make your own tree at home.
Advent Retreat/ Morning of Reflection
Saturday, December 8, 2018 9am - 1pm
Christmas is such a busy time, take some time to re-center your life on the reason for the season. Join Father Ramon Baez Saturday, December 8 for an Advent Reflection. We'll begin with 9am Mass (for the Holy Day of Obligation: The Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary) followed by Father Ramon's presentation.
The Giving Tree
Help brighten the Christmas season for a child in need! Take an ornament from the Giving Tree (in the Commons); purchase an age-appropriate gift, and bring the new, unwrapped gift to the donation bin (by Sunday, December 9). Thank you!
Journey to the Manger
Unfortunately, due to a shortage of volunteers, this event has been canceled.
Evening of Reconciliation
"Pizza & Penance"
Prepare your heart for Christmas! Join us to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation,
Monday, December 10. Two sessions:
4:30 - 5:30pm and 6:30 - 8pm. Pizza served from 4 - 7:30pm.
Reverse Advent Calendar
Donate a different food item each day in Advent. Bags will be collected at Christmas Masses. Not here for Christmas? No worries! Bring bags to church on Sunday, December 16.