Bulletin for week of 22 November-2020

LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SCHEDULE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Mass schedule for today is:

8:00am Group A                               10:00am Group B

The Mass schedule for next Sunday, November 29 is:

8:00am Group B                                10:00am Group A

Please check the vestibule bulletin board or our website to know which group you are in.

 

Regular Confessions Times return this week:

Confessions on Saturday: 8:00am – 8:30am

Confessions on Sunday: 7:30am – 8:00am, 9:30am – 10:00am

Confessions are available for those requesting an appointment.

 

  • No Benediction evening.
  • Hymns for Benediction – see individual sheets below on bookcase that you may take and put in your hymnal.
  • Regular Daily Mass schedule returns this week: Mass at 8:30am: Monday through Saturday; the Chapel is normally closed on Thursday.
  • Thursday, Nov 26: Thanksgiving Day, Low Mass 8:30am
  • Catechism Classes will be this Saturday, Nov 28, after the 8:30am Mass.
  • Please remain after the 8:00am Mass today for a very important announcement from Father Ward. To maintain correct social distancing, you may go to the classroom, if you have no mask so that you can watch the close circuit TV to hear the announcement.
  • Thank you for the anonymous gifts of treats given on 11-1 and Ramen noodles given on 11-2.
  • Special thanks to everyone for adhering to the guidelines which the state is asking us to follow.
  • Please remember to speak softly when going to Confession.
  • Remember to please keep voices low and before, during and after Mass and Confessions.
  • Reminder: When coming to receive the Sacrament of Penance, please stand in the waiting room or classroom, keeping the social distance of six feet. Come to Confession as soon as you see the person ahead of you leave. Please close the door to Office A when going to Confession. Leave the door open afterwards.
  • 2021 Liturgical Calendars are for sale in the vestibule. Please place your donation in the Offering Box in the opposite wall of the bulletin board.
  • Revised Mass attendance and Confessions announcement. See our website for details. Contact us if you have any questions.
  • You may view the Sunday and Daily Masses on the Livestream on our website.

Confessions Schedule

Confessions Times:

Regular Confessions Times return this week:

Confessions on Saturday: 8:00am – 8:30am

Confessions on Sunday: 7:30am – 8:00am, 9:30am – 10:00am

Confessions are available for those requesting an appointment.

Please remember to speak softly when going to Confession.

Reminder: When coming to receive the Sacrament of Penance, please stand in the waiting room or classroom, keeping the social distance of six feet. Come to Confession as soon as you see the person ahead of you leave. Please close the door to Office A when going to Confession. Leave the door open afterwards.

Please remember that anyone can regain the state of grace (removal of the guilt of mortal sins and the eternal punishment attached to them) by making a devout act of contrition with the intention of confessing his sins as soon as possible.

  • CONFESSION POLICY
    1. Please no sick persons or those with symptoms of illness.
    2. No infants or children under 8 years of age should accompany the penitent on the property.
    3. The confession is heard in Office A (not Office B which is too close to the fan and it may be difficult to hear the penitent).
    4. The priest and penitent wears a mask. The penitent must provide his own mask and be properly wearing it when he arrives at the door.
    5. The penitent is 6 feet away from the priest during the confession, kneeling behind the screen and row of chairs.
    6. The door in the corridor near the utility room is closed beforehand.
    7. If more than one person is waiting for Confession, he or she is to remain in the waiting room or classroom (with door open) until the previous penitent has left.
    8. No differences were mentioned about hearing the confessions of men, women and children.

Chapel Opens

Feasts this Week:

Sunday, Nov 22: St. Cecilia

Monday, Nov 23: St. Clement

Tuesday, Nov 24: St. John of the Cross

Wednesday, Nov 25: St. Catherine of Alexandria

Thursday, Nov 26: St. Sylvester

Saturday, Nov 28: St. Catherine Laboure

Votive Mass this week:

Friday: Last Sunday after Pentecost

Saturday: Blessed Virgin Mary

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