Entries for December 2019
The parish offices will be closed at noon on Tuesday, December 31, and also all day Wednesday, January 1. An anticipatory Mass will be held on Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm. Mass times for the Solemnity of Mary (New Years Day) are 10:30am and 6:30pm.
Christmas Eve, Tuesday afternoon, December 24, 4 & 10 pm
Christmas Day, Wednesday morning, December 25, 8:30 and 10:30AM
Parish Office Schedule
The Parish Offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas Holiday.
Women are invited to join Dr Kate Walsh Soucheray on January 25 for a morning of reflection and prayer. The event takes place at the Cathedral of St Paul, and includes Mass at 8 am, followed by a catered hot breakfast, seminar, prayer and fellowship. Cost is $30. Registration online at domesticchurch.eventbrite.com.
Outdoor Adventures Infused with Theology of the Body Insight, Into the Deep is a Catholic organization that offers retreats in state and national parks for both adults and youth. Dive into the big questions of life through a combination of talks, hiking or canoeing, daily Mass, and space to pray!
Feb. 7-9: Young Adult Retreat at Cascade Lodge & Lutsen Mountains, register by Jan 13. (Early-bird Dec. 13) Aug. 25 - Sept. 1, TURIN, ITALY: Adult Hiking Pilgrimage, in the footsteps of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati For full details and registration, go to www.idretreats.org/202...
We need volunteer assistants to help in the atrium for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Several slots are available. Please contact Cathie Baier at email@example.com or 952-881-8671 X8069.
Join Deacon Thom Winniger on a Journey to Bethlehem! Who will you be when you meet Jesus? Discover God’s Gift within you! Find clarity in the opportunities God sends into your path so that you can recognize His Hand in your daily life. Identify your life purpose, your call, and your vocation. Sense the direction of the Holy Spirit lighting your path to Jesus. Apply a daily pattern of prayer and reflection that make his voice more clear. Bring your lunch, coffee & water will be provided.
Charisms are instruments that reveal Jesus to others and serve as the primary means Christ is revealed through you to others. Besides the fruits of what they do in the life of other people, they represent a call for you. Your charisms serve as a major clue to your vocation, serving as tools given to you so you could accomplish your unique mission for God.
All high school aged youth are invited to attend a Joyfully Gifted Charism Retreat for Youth on Saturday, January 11 from Noon - 3:30. Cost is $10 per participant, including lunch. There is no charge for Core Team membe...
Show choir Vocal Sparks, formerly known as the Methodaires, will be giving a concert at Nativity Church this Sunday, December 15, at 2:00pm. There will be a free will offering taken at the event. Proceeds from our year are donated to the Frauenshuh Cancer Center at Methodist Hospital. Several members of Nativity Music Ministry perform in this choir, including Vocal Sparks director, Melissa Warhol who was raised in Nativity of Mary parish. Plan to attend to hear beautiful seasonal songs and a wee bit of a caroling sing-along to end the concert.
Mark your calendar, Show choir Vocal Sparks, formerly known as the Methodaires, will be giving a concert in Nativity Church.
Sunday, December 15
There will be a free-will offering taken at the event.
Proceeds from our year are donated to the Frauenshuh Cancer Center at Methodist Hospital.
Several members of the Nativity Music Ministry perform in this choir, including Vocal Sparks director, Melissa Warhol who was raised in Nativity of Mary parish.
Plan to attend to hear beautiful seasonal songs and a wee bit of a caroling sing-along to end the c...
Prepare your heart for the coming of the Christ child with an encounter with the Mercy of the Father in Reconciliation.
Come to this special additional time for Confession, from 6:30pm -8:00pm.
We will have several priests available.
St Edwards Church will also be having Reconciliations on Thursday, December 12, at 7 pm, if that date and time works better for you.
Congratulations to John Howard Bauch, who is a parishioner at St Bonaventure.
He has been studying for five years and was ordained a deacon on December 7, at the Cathedral in St Paul.
He is the son of Nativity parishioner, Judy Lyzenga.