Liturgical Year A


3rd Sunday of Advent

December 15, 2019

Liturgical Ministers

December 14th

 

Lector: D. Parod

Lay Eucharist Ministers: S. Rogers, Jim Spagnolo

Server: D. Farrington, L. McKee

 

December 15th

 

Lector: P. Marino

Servers: D. Wieczorek

Lay Eucharist Ministers: S. Wieczorek, L. Keller, R. Lapierre

Ushers: R. Latham, P. Marino, J. Nunley

Collection: Marsden, L. Keller

Please arrange for a substitute if you can't be there.

December 21st


Lector: D. Parod
Lay Eucharist Ministers: S. Rogers, Jim Spagnolo
Server: D. Farrington, L. McKee


December 22nd


Lector: D. Vidrine
Servers: J. Morris
Lay Eucharist Ministers: C. Quain, T. Quain, R. Lapierre
Ushers: R. Manthey, P. Hapner, P. Keller
Collection: Keller, Hesselbaum

Please arrange for a substitute if you can't be there.

Collection Report

December 8th      Week 23      YTD    

Envelopes         1,570.00  40,497.00

Offerings           153.50   4,871.70 Total             1,723.50  45,368.70

 

Number of registered families:    128

Number of envelope users:         112

Number of known givers:       69(62%)

Average contribution:          $22.75

 

Other Collections

Haiti                65.00   3,951.48

Outreach             31.00   5,920.69

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Pope’s Prayer Intention for December

That every country take the measures necessary to prioritize the future of the very young, especially those who are suffering.

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Coming Week's Schedule

 

Monday, December 16th, 6:00pm: Liturgy Meeting

Saturday, December 21st, 9:00am to Noon, 1:00pm to 4:00pm:  Confessions

​Daily Mass Intentions

 

Friday, December 13th: Thomas & John Higgins Families

Saturday, December 14th, 5:00pm: Daniel Elliot Miller

Sunday, December 15th, 8:30am: For the Parish

Tuesday, December 17th, 8:30am: Special Intention

Wednesday, December 18th, 6:00pm: Katherine Kihn

Thursday, December 19th, 8:30am: Curt Nothnagle

Friday, December 20th: 8:30am: Barbara Kulaga

Saturday, December 21th: 5:00pm: Joseph Ososki

(If a Mass is cancelled, we will reschedule the Intention.)

(IP = Intention of the Priest)

 

 

Prayer Intentions

  

Please remember in your prayers:

 

Diane Barry

John Barry

Bobbie Bolandi

Seth Frimere

Michael Hughes

 Mary Jane Kafka

June Keller

t Katherine Kihn

Barbara & Michael Losito

Debra Sudhoff

John Williams

 

 

Home-bound, hospitals and nursing homes:

 

Jennifer Hamilton

T. W. McCardle

(t R.I.P.)

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Announcements

 

 

 

Poinsettias for Christmas

 

If you wish to help defray the cost of our poinsettias for Christmas, there are “Christmas Flowers” envelopes in the Gathering area.  You may donate in “Honor of” or in “Memory of” someone special.  Please place that envelope in the collection basket.  Thank you.

 

​November Outreach Report

We assisted 80 families consisting of 275 individuals for the month. Income: Poor Box $40.00; Collection $794.00; Thanksgiving donations $363.00. Expenses: Electric $40.00; Food $624.28; Misc. $130.00; Thanksgiving Food $161.27. Thank You!

Magazine Update

 

The Tennessee Register, November 29th, p.7 has an article at the top of the page suggesting we “stay awake” to small ways we can imitate Christ this season. Visiting a lonely neighbor, smiling at an overworked store clerk, sending a Christmas card to someone who otherwise won’t receive any, or even saying a silent prayer to a rude person at the checkout, are all Christ like ways to act especially during Advent.

​​Please return the paper magazines so others can read them.

 

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PLEASE DON'T PARK ON THE GRASS!

 

EMERGENCY VEHICLES CAN NOT REACH THE REAR ENTRANCE IF YOU PARK ON THE GRASS!

Use the painted parking spaces only.

 

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Caring Ministry of St. Andrew Parish

 

St. Andrew’s Caring Ministry provides spiritual visits to the Sick and Home-bound to listen and comfort, share prayer and sacrament, and to make present God’s love and the Church’s care to those in need. To join, contact Deb Baldwin at dbaldwin72@gmail.com.

One Way


Did you see the “One Way” sign? If you need to drive around the back of the church, please drive to the left side of the church and go “clockwise” around the back of the church. That’s where those with wheel chairs/walkers are dropped off to enter church!

Prayer Shawls

We need people to make prayer shawls and the names of anyone who might need one. For details, call Deb Baldwin at 739-9801 or e-mail her at dbaldwin72@gmail.com.

St. Andrew Emporium

Do you know that we have Gift Certificates you can purchase. Visit our gift shop. We now have key chains and pendants – made in Italy – and St. Michael medals. You’re sure to find the right gift at the right price! Open before and after Sunday Mass and by appointment. See Linda Keller for details.
 
Used Ink Cartridges

 

The box for depositing your empty ink cartridges has been relocated to the office.  We can accept all cartridges except those made for Epson.

Bulletin Announcements

 

If you would like an announcement of your church event put in the bulletin two weeks in advance, you need to submit it three weeks in advance to give us time to include it!  Thursday morning at 10:00am is the deadline for that Sunday's printing. Thank you!

Church Business

Please use our church office address - saccsec@blomand.net - for- church related correspondence. Your request will be handled much quicker if it comes directly into the office.
 
Ministers
 
Please inform the church secretary, by the third week of the month, if you are unable to fulfill your ministerial duties the following month.  That will give us time to change the schedule before it is distributed.

 
Grateful Thanks to Volunteers

 

We would like to express a word of thanks to all the volunteers who, year after year, give of their time and talent to do the "behind the scenes" work that makes a community successful. Unlike those who claim they have done their share and it is time for others to step in, these volunteers are always ready to lend a hand.  Thanks to all of you who have been so indispensable.

 

 

 

 

 

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