Pastor's Corner

2016 CATHOLIC PARISHES ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES AND CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE


Advent Penance Service:
Tuesday, December 6 @ 6:00 p.m. (St. Helena)



The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary- December 8, 2016

(HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION – NO CONFESSIONS) 

Thursday, December 8: 8:00 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. English and 7:00 p.m. Spanish
(St. Helena)
Note:  No masses at mission parishes.

No adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on December 8, 2016.


Our Lady of Guadalupe – Saturday, December 10 –  No Confessions
Mañanitas:  5:00 a.m. & Procession of the Blessed Sacrament from Central Park:   10:00 a.m. 

Mass: 11:00 a.m. Español (Spanish)
Rifa (Noche Buena) (Christmas Raffle):  2:00 p.m.


Christmas Mass Schedule - Saint Helena  – Holy Day of Obligation

Christmas Vigil - December 24 – Confessions 12 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Mass with Children and Family (English) - 4:00 p.m.
Misa en Español (Mass in Spanish)     -    7:00 p.m.
Midnight Mass – (English)

NOTE: The parish office will be closed Friday, December 23 through and including Monday, January 2, 2017 and re-open for business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.


St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church - Christmas Vigil – December 24
Midnight Mass (English)    Note:  No 5:00 p.m. Mass.


Christmas Day – December 25 – St. Helena - No Confessions
9:00 a.m. (English)                    11:00 a.m. Español (Spanish)
Note:  No 1:00 p.m. Mass



Christmas Day – December 25 – Our Lady of Lourdes – No Confessions
9:00 a.m. (English)


Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God – January 1, 2017
Holy Day of Obligation - No Confessions

Dec
ember 31: 5:00 p.m. (English) St. Helena              5:00 p.m. (English)
                                                                               St. Francis of Assisi
January 1, 2017:  9:00 a.m. (English) St. Helena           1:00 a.m. & 1 p.m (Español/Spanish)
    
    9:00 a.m. (English) Our Lady of Lourdes     




Servicio Penitencial para Adviento: Martes 6 de Diciembre a las 6:00 p.m.
(St. Helena Church)

La Inmaculada Concepción de la Virgen María
Día de precepto – No habrán confesiones 


Jueves, 8 de Diciembre: 8:00 a.m. y 5:30 p.m.  (Inglés) y 7:00 p.m. (Es
pañol)


Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe –  Sábado, 10 de Diciembre
No habrán confesiones


Mañanitas: 5:00 a.m.
Procesión del Santísimo Sacramento desde Central Park: 10:00 a.m.
Misa: 11 a.m. Español (Español) Rifa (Rifa de Navidad): 2:00 p.m. 


Misas de Navidad:
Saint Helena - Día de precepto - Vigilia de Navidad - 24 de Diciembre
Confesiones: 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Misa para niños y la familia (Inglés) - 4:00 p.m.
Misa en Español (Español) -    7:00 p.m.
Misa de medianoche - (Inglés) – 12:00 a.m. 


San Francisco de Asís- Vigilia de Navidad:
24 de Diciembre Misa de medianoche 12:00 a.m.
No habrá misa de 5:00 p.m. en San Francisco de Asis el 25 Diciembre

Día de Navidad- 25 de Diciembre - Santa Elena -
No habrá Confesiones
9:00 a.m. (Inglés) 11:00 a.m. Español (español)
Nota: No
habrá misa de 1:00 p.m.


Día de Navidad - 25 de diciembre - Nuestra Señora de Lourdes
No
habrá Confesiones
9:00 a.m. (Inglés) 


Solemnidad de Santa María, la Madre de Dios - 1 de enero, 2017
- Día de precepto

No habrá Confesiones


31 de diciembre: 5:00 p.m. (Inglés) (Santa Helena)
                                    5:00 p.m. (Inglés) (San Francisco de Asís)


1 de enero de, 2017  9:00 a.m. (Inglés) (Santa Helena)
11:00 a.m. y 1:00 p.m. (Español)
                      9:00 a.m. (Inglés) (Nuestra Señora de Lourdes)

 

ARCHBISHOP'S CATHOLIC APPEAL


Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal


Proceeds to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal fund nearly forty archdiocesan ministries.  Consequently, your offering will help transform the hearts, minds and souls of many who approach the Church for guidance, instruction and hope.  Your gift will also help promote the sanctity of life, vocations and illuminate the treasures of our faith.  May God bless you for investing in the works of His Church.

Please visit www.archden.org/donate or call 303-715-3111


Check out the DVD download from Archbishop Aquila on this website for the 2016 Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal

Latest News


Christmas Office Schedule:


The parish office will be closed Friday, December 23 through and including Monday, January 2, 2017 and re-open for business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.


Always In Your Prayers:
Continue to pray for our seminarian: Alberto Marrufo
Continue to pray for our Priests: Fr. Frank - Fr. Miguel - Deacon Rich
Pray for Vocations

RCIA NEWS


RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Your personal encounter with the Risen Christ through the sacramental life of the Church begins with RCIA!


Who should inquire about RCIA?

Anyone not yet baptized...

Anyone interested in becoming a Catholic Christian...

Any Catholic who has not received one, two, or all three of the sacraments of initiation:

BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION, HOLY COMMUNION.

Anyone interested in learning about the Catholic Faith.

Classes begin in September.

For more information and to register for classes contact DEB SAGEL at 970-867-9309

BIBLE STUDY AND CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH


Bible Study and Catechism of the Catholic Church will begin in September!!!

Father Frank will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (English) class
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Father Miguel will be teaching the Catechism/Bible (Spanish) class
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The NAB (New American Bible) for classes in English will be provided. You must have a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (second edition) for the class (you may already have one at home).

The Catechism of the Catholic Church will be available for purchase for $20.00 at the first class (English) or in the parish office before the
start of class. Classes are from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and snacks will always be provided. Please come to learn and depth and richness of the
Catholic religion.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS - Noticias de Educación Religiosa.


Wednesday, December 14, 2016:
 Religious Education  Mass 4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
followed by the Christmas Party 
– Monsignor Dinan Hall -
 
There WILL BE Religious Education classes on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

NOTE: The parish office will be closed Friday, December 23 through and including Monday, January 2, 2017 and re-open for business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Wednesday,  December 28, 2016 and January 4, 2017:
No Class – Christmas Break

 
Religious Education classes resume January 11, 2017


NO Class on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 for Confirmation Students Only

 
NET Retreat for ALL CONFIRMANDI – Thursday, January 19, 2017
from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Parish Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Weekends the office will be closed.