Our Big Hearts Building Fundraiser has been expanded to include the building, boilers, and roofs! We need to continue collecting funds to pay down the debt which is $300,000 (minus the insured amount TBA). We need your creative ways to raise cash to pay off this building debt. We received some anonymous donations this week totaling $xxx.00 with the current total of $20,xxx.00. Please continue to give. The next fundraisers are the Christmas Potluck and New Year’s Eve Party! Please come!
The C.W.L. hosts an Advent Mass on Monday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Fr. Guglielmo Corbo’s First Memorial Mass is Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to pray for him.
A Mariachi Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe is on Sunday, December 9 at the Spanish Mass at 1:30 p.m. Our Lady will be serenaded with traditional Mexican music! Please come!
A Christmas Potluck Celebration is on Sunday, December 16 at 1:00 p.m. hosted by St. Felix of Cantalice Secular Franciscan Fraternity. All are invited and encouraged to bring a dish from back home to share with everyone. DJ Arnel Bibat will provide music and a mini-fundraiser will help raise money for St. Felix of Cantalice Fraternity and our Parish Roof Fund. A free-will offering will be taken.
Please come to be of service to our Parish a few times a month! We need your help in evangelizing our youth! Please join our Team of Catechists for Confirmation or First Communion or R.C.I.C. Submit your application online atwww.stphilipneri.ca in the Ministers’ Registration section or call the Parish office.
You are invited to the Annual New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance on December 31. Bring your whole family to this fun, food-filled night! The bar opens at 6:00 p.m. Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. The menu consists of an antipasto, a pasta course with lasagna and meat sauce, the main course of roast veal and vegetables and fish served with salad. For dessert, a sweets table and fruit platter will be served along with wine, espresso, coffee, and the Midnight Champagne to toast in the New Year. Tickets are now on sale in the lobby after the Sunday morning Masses and in the Parish office for $90.00 per adult and $40.00 for children under 12. Please see the posters!
Next weekend a guest from “Handicraft Holy Land Christians” comes to share issues regarding the Christians in The Holy Land. They ask your support through prayers & purchase of their crafts. Proceeds generate much-needed employment for them.
All are invited to attend our monthly First Friday Mass with Anointing of the Sick on December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Next Saturday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Please remember it’s a holy day of obligation. Please take a bulletin for special Mass times.