Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Holy Day of Obligation
TODAY Thursday, December 8
Mass at 6pm
(7:30pm in Spanish)
This Weekend at Good Shepherd
- Third Sunday of Advent - Sunday, December 11.
- Journey to the Manger - Saturday, December 10, 6 - 8pm. Family games, fun and food! Space is limited. Register HERE.
- Altar Server Training for NEW Servers - Sunday, December 11, 3:30 - 5pm. For students in 4th grade or older interested in serving! Confirm attendance or direct questions to Mike O'Neil, firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Giving Tree - Final Weekend! Return your donations of new unwrapped gifts for area children in need.
We Welcome Bishop Burbidge to Good Shepherd
We are honored and pleased to announce that Bishop Burbidge will celebrate Mass at Good Shepherd on Sunday, December 18 at 9am. (Bishop Burbidge is also scheduled to celebrate Mass throughout the Diocese in January. SCHEDULE HERE)
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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.)
Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Patroness of the Americas
Monday, December 12, 9am
Mass in Spanish: 5am (with Mariachis) and 7pm (followed by Food Sale)
All are invited to honor Our Holy Mother!
Advent Evening of Reconciliation
Wednesday, December 14
4:30 - 5:30pm and 6:30 - 8pm
English and Spanish speaking priests available.
Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
- Journey to the Manger - Saturday, December 10, 6-8pm. Help needed with food, crafts, actors and more! Proceeds of the food sales will fund HS WorkCamp 2017. Contact email@example.com
- Holiday Babysitting - Saturday, December 17, 1-4pm. Watch school-age children while parents finish their Christmas errands. Proceeds will fund the HS WorkCamp 2017. Contact Miguel
- Gift Wrapping - Wrap-It-Up for Alice's Kids Saturday, December 17, 1 - 4pm Wrap presents to raise money for Alice's Kids, a local organization that benefits children and teens in the Mount Vernon area. Sign up HERE.
- Decorate the Basilica of the National Shrine - Monday, December 19, 4:45 - 9pm. Sign up by December 11! Permission forms HERE
- For more opportunities, visit the MSHS Faith Formation page HERE
"Loving as Christ loves, serving as Christ serves."