A Season of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love
Let this Advent, be a season of joyful anticipation as we await the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Let us draw closer to our Lord through spending time in prayer as we wait his joyous arrival.
Eucharistic Adoration: Each Wednesday our parish has Eucharistic Adoration. Join us December 13 as Fr. Ramon leads and teaches children and their families in this beautiful form of prayer.
St. Lucy: The feast of St. Lucy is also on December 13 and we will learn and celebrate this saint.
Meet in Parlor Lounge at 6:00 pm
Teens can join "Wrap-It-Up" Gift Wrapping and Babysitting
Saturday, December 16, 12 - 4pm
Wrap presents to benefit Alice's Kids or babysit to benefit Good Shepherd High School Work Camp.
Sign up for wrapping HERE. Contact Miguel, firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for babysitting.
Decorate Good Shepherd for Christmas - December 23 and 24
Help make our parish beautiful and welcoming for Christmas.
Contact Anne Shingler, email@example.com
Knights of Columbus "Keep Christ in Christmas" Poster Contest
Students in Pre-K to 8th grade are invited to participate in the annual "Keep Christ in Christmas" poster contest. All participants receive a certificate. Local 1st and 2nd place winners receive cash prizes, and their posters may advance to District competition and beyond! Participation is easy:
- Create a poster, approximately 11x17 inches, with participant’s name on the back.
- Complete Part 1 of the Contest Entrance Form, available HERE.
- Turn in posters at the Good Shepherd front desk by December 17, 2017
- Contest rules and more information are found on the form.
Children in grades 4-8 are invited to participate in the Shepherd’s Choir. Rehearsals are every other Wednesday from 5:00-5:45. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLW (Children’s Liturgy of the Word)
Adult volunteers are needed to assist CLW at the 9:00 and 10:30 Masses. Enough volunteers will mean only a once a month commitment. Musicians, homilists, and behind the scenes volunteers bring the Gospel to the children at their level. Teens are welcome to participate. Sign up here - 9:00 Mass; 10:30 Mass.
Visit the Faith Formation page on the parish website for more details, quick links and other helpful information.
Please contact email@example.com with questions
Blessings, Stacy and Christina
4:30 – 5:30 pm; 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Parish Advent Reconciliation Service
Last Day of Monday Classes
Adoration and St. Lucy
6 – 7 pm
Last Day of Thursday Classes
Last Day of Sunday Classes
Classes resume January 4, 7, and 8 (check your calendar)
See the bulletin and website for Advent and Christmas information and Mass schedules!