In observation of the New Year, the parish office will be closing at noon on Friday, December 29th and will be closed until Tuesday, January 2nd. Normal office hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3rd. Happy New Year!
The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1) is not observed as a Holy Day of Obligation this year because it falls on a Monday. No Mass on Monday, January 1, 2018.
December 24th Fr. Dan Lannen celebrated the Vigil of Christmas. The readings were Isaiah 62:1-5 and Acts 13:16-17, 22-25 and the Gospel was proclaimed by Matthew 1:1-25.
Sunday, December 24th Fr. Ken McKenna celebrated the Fourth Sunday of Advent. The readings were 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8B-12, 14A, 16 and Romans 16:25-27. The Gospel was proclaimed from Luke 1:26-38
Sunday, December 17th Fr. Dan Lannen celebrated the Third Sunday of Advent. The readings were Isaiah 61:1-2A, 10-11 and 1 Thessalonians 3:8-14. The Gospel was proclaimed from John 1:6-8,19-28
The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1) is not observed as a Holy Day of Obligation this year because it falls on a Monday. On December 13, 1991, the members of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops of the United States of America decreed that whenever January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, the … [Read more…]
Following the 3rd Commandment, “Keep Holy the Sabbath Day”, the Catholic Church Canon law states “on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation, the faithful are obliged to participate in Mass”. This year, the Fourth Sunday of Advent falls on December 24, with Christmas on Monday, December 25. The question becomes, “Can one satisfy both obligations … [Read more…]
The Sacred Heart and St. Mary on the Lake Advent Communal Penance Service is Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 pm at SACRED HEART CHURCH.
Sunday, December 10th Fr. Joe Krupp celebrated the Second Sunday of Advent. The readings were Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 and 2 Peter 3:8-14. The Gospel was proclaimed from Mark 1:1-8.
All gifts for the Giving Tree Gifts are due by Sunday, December 10th. If you can’t bring them by Sunday, please see Janet McGrath.