Holy Day of Obligation
NEXT Thursday, December 8
Mass at 6:30am, 9am, and 6pm
(7:30pm in Spanish)
Advent: Then and Now TODAY, Thursday, December 1, 7pm
Learn about the history of this special season and suggestions for making your Advent a time of spiritual growth and renewal. Join us tonight for this talk with Father Ramon.
First Friday Adoration
Friday, December 2
All are invited for 9am Mass followed by Eucharistic Adoration.
(Adoration and Mass in Spanish, 7 and 7:30pm)
Advent Retreat "O Come, Divine Messiah" - Register TODAY
Saturday, December 3, 9am - 2pm
This Advent, Father Ramon Baez will lead us in drawing closer to Jesus. Cost is $15, lunch provided. There's still time to sign up! Register HERE.
Children's Nativity Party CANCELLED
Saturday, December 3, 9am, Knights of Columbus Hall, 8592 Richmond Hwy
Pancake breakfast, crafts and a visit with Santa!
This Weekend at Good Shepherd
- Second Sunday of Advent - Sunday, December 4.
- Sharing Sunday - December 3 and 4. Thank you for your donations of non-perishable food to fill the shelves at United Community Ministries!
- Coffee and Donuts - Sunday, December 4. Join us for fellowship after all morning and noon Masses! (Thank you to our Youth Ministry volunteers!)
- Christmas Cards for Sale - Final Weekend! Beautiful religious Christmas cards for sale from the Knights of Columbus! Stop in the Commons after Mass.
Subscribe to "2Minutes2Virtue"
Take the Challenge! Exciting 2 minute video series to help build the virtues you wish you already had. Our own Father Tom Ferguson will be offering the reflections for the four Sundays in December! Sign-up HERE (From the Diocesan Office for Family Life.)
Watch the Mass of Installation of Bishop Burbidge
Tuesday, December 6, 2pm
The Installation Mass is NOT open to the public due to limited seated
Join us in Creedon Hall to watch a live-stream of the Mass or you can watch it at home:
- information and details HERE
- download the Mass program at arlingtondiocese.org
- stream it LIVE: youtube.com/arlingtondiocese OR arlingtondiocese.org
- listen to the radio LIVE: WMET 1160am
- follow it LIVE on Twitter: @arlingtonchurch
Adult WorkCamp Meeting
Tuesday, December 6, 7:30pm Classroom 7
Every summer, a team (or sometimes two teams!) serves for a week with the Christian Appalachian Project. Teams have worked to make houses weather-proof and accessible. No previous experience or carpentry skills necessary! Contact Don Fischer.
Holy Hour For Peace
Wednesday, December 7, 6pm
Join Father Tom and fellow parishioners for a special Holy Hour for peace, as we remember victims of violence and pray for healing and peace in our nation.
Journey to the Manger - RSVP Today!
Saturday, December 10, 6 - 8pm
Visit Bethlehem the night of Jesus' birth. Meet Mary and Joseph and hear their story in the stable and a visit from the three Magi. Family games, fun and food! Spaces are limited. Register HERE.
"Loving as Christ loves, serving as Christ serves."