Holy Day of Obligation
Friday, December 8the Mass schedule is as follows:
8AM ,7PM & 9PM follow by Eucharistic Adoration and ending with benediction at midnight for the respect of life from conception to natural death.
DORIS EGAN CONTACT INFORMATION
In case you haven’t heard, Doris Egan has been taken to an extended care facility. The facility is Alaris Health at Cedar Grove and the address is 110 Grove Ave. She is in Room 201. The phone number is 973-571-6600.
The health screenings will now take place on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the parish hall of Holy Spirit & Our Lady Help of Christians Church. The mammograms will be for only those who are uninsured and 45yrs. or older will be seen. There will also be a Pap Smear Screening for women 21 yrs. and older. Interested persons may call the rectory at (973) 673-1077 to register between the hours of 9am-5pm.
RENTAL ASSISTANCE CATHOLIC CHARITIES
Catholic Charities is offering rental assistance for families who are in danger of being evicted, facing homelessness or are already homeless.
There are specific guidelines to follow. Please contact the Parish Office for more information.
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
Dec 17th: Youth Mass (3rd Sunday). We look forward to hold a small get together lunch with the youth after the Mass to recognize their growing effort so far.
HARVEST OF HOPE FOOD DRIVE
“For I was hungry and you fed me” Matthew 25
Following the words of Matthew, you can help a neighbor in need by bringing a bag of food from November 6 – December 31 to the HARVEST OF HOPE FOOD DRIVE for the Emergency Food Network of Catholic Charities (CCEFN). In 2016 the CCEFN provided emergency food to over 40,000 hungry men, women and children through a network of 50 church food pantries in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties. Your help can put food on the table and hope back into lives of our brothers and sisters facing difficult times. Thank you for your support of the HARVEST OF HOPE FOOD DRIVE.
50/50 DRAWING –PLEASE NOTE!
The Youth Group will meet on Sundays September 3rd and 17th. A Youth Mass is scheduled for Sunday, September 24th.
50/50 DRAWING –PLEASE NOTE!
We have just received word from the Archdiocese that 50/50 tickets can no longer be mailed. Therefore, we will have envelopes at the exits with 5 tickets in each; you may pick them up at any of the Masses. The next 50/50 drawing will be held on Sunday, November 26 after the 11:30 AM Mass. If you wish to be a sponsor please call the office with your intention. The stipend is $100.
MASS INTENTION BOOK
The 2018 Mass intention book will be in the Sacristy at all the weekend Masses if you wish to reserve any. All Masses for 2017 are taken.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
The sacrament of Reconciliation will take place on Saturdays from 4:30 to 5:00 PM or when you see Father Fred.