St Theresa Catholic Parish

 ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SCHEDULES

St. Aloysius/St. Theresa – 2017


Advent- A time to wait upon the Lord;

A time to watch for God’s presence;

A time to prepare for the Lord in heart, soul, mind;

A time to give praise for what God has done.


SUNDAYS OF ADVENT – December 3, 10, 17, & 24

Masses: St. Aloysius 8:00 a.m. /St. Theresa 10:30 a.m.


FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

Holy Day Vigil – Thursday, December 7

7:00 p.m. -St. Aloysius

Holy Day – Friday, December 8

7:00p.m. – St. Theresa


OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONFESSIONS

December 2 – 2:00-3:00 p.m. – St. Theresa

4:00-5:00 p.m. – St. Aloysius

December 9 – 2:00-3:00 p.m. – St. Aloysius

4:00-5:00 p.m. – St. Theresa

December 16 – 2:00-3:00 p.m. – St. Theresa

4:00-5:00p.m. – St. Aloysius

December 23 – 2:00-3:00 p.m. – St. Aloysius

4:00-5:00 p.m. – St. Theresa


CHRISTMAS MASSES

Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24

6:00 p.m. – St. Theresa

9:00 p.m. – St. Aloysius (Caroling at 8:30p.m.)

Christmas Day Mass – 9:00 a.m. – St. Theresa


NEW YEARS – MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

New Year’s Eve – Sunday, December 31 – 6:00 p.m. – St. Theresa

New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1 – 9:00 a.m. – St. Aloysius


EPIPHANY OF THE LORD, Sunday January 7

8:00 a.m. – St. Theresa

10:30 a.m. – St. Aloysius



Other Parish Events & Services to Those in Need


Sunday November 26

Please gift our neighbors in need during this holiday time, and bring non-perishable food items and take a tag from the Giving Tree to help families from God's Storehouse in Jefferson County.


1st Sunday in Advent, December 3


Please gift our neighbors in need during this holiday time, and bring non-perishable food items and take a tag from the Giving Tree to help families from God's Storehouse in Jefferson County.


2nd Sunday in Advent, December 10


Please return your wrapped gift with the tags attached to the outside for the Giving Tree.


Saturday, December 16

Parent's Afternoon Out at St. Aloysius from 1:00-4:00pm Confirmation class is offering babysitting for any parent needing to do a little shopping/wrapping


3rd Sunday in Advent, December 17


Join us for the St. Aloysius Cookie Exchange from 1:00 to 3:00pm. If you would like please bring 3 dozen cookies/Christmas treats to share and exchange.


Support the Meriden Teen Hygiene program by bringing hygiene items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, soap, etc....


4th Sunday in Advent, December 24


Support Catholic Charities with your Christmas donation. Catholic Charities provide food assistance is provided over 73,000 in Lawrence and Topeka, has made over 4,700 phone calls to help ensure the welfare of local seniors through Friendly Visitors Program, and every 60 seconds Catholic Charities of NE Kansas provides assistance to families across our 21 county service area.