WELCOME to all of our visitors
We are glad you have attended Mass with us. If you wish to join Blessed Sacrament, please pick up a parish census form at the Religious Goods Counter located in the vestibule of the front entrance.
In memory of W.A. and Mary Dinan, the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of their souls from December 15th to December 21st. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of Robert C. Bryant from December 22nd until December 28th.
REST IN PEACE
Jennie Sciro, mother of Guy Sciro and Johanna Schauer, passed away on December 11th. The visitation will be on Monday, December 16th at Blessed Sacrament from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
REST IN PEACE
Fr Frank Milienewicz, retired pastor of St George Melkite Church, passed away on December 11th. The funeral Mass will be at St George on Monday, December 16th at 11:00 a.m. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
This Sunday is the Third Sunday of the month. We will have vocations prayers and a potluck lunch following the 10:45 a.m. Mass.
MORNING WITH MARY
All ladies are invited to a morning of devotion next Saturday, December 21st. Adoration will begin at 8:30 a.m., there will be confession during adoration, followed by benediction at about 9:10 a.m., and concluding with a Latin Mass at 9:15 a.m.
ADVENT ANGEL TREE
We have an Advent Angel Tree this year that will benefit a number of truly needy families in our local communality. Please bring the gift items back with the angel tag attached by next Sunday, December 22nd.
2019 HIGH MASS SCHEDULE
Sunday, December 15th (Gaudete Sunday); and Tuesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve).
MASS & MARCH FOR LIFE
Bishop Baker will celebrate a Mass for Life at the Cathedral of St Paul on Saturday, January 18th at 9:00 a.m. Following the Mass, there will be a peaceful and prayerful rally and march at Brother Bryan Park at 10:45 a.m. Please come and speak out on behalf of innocent babies who can’t speak for themselves against the culture of death.
ST ROSE OPEN HOUSE
The Saint Rose Academy is offering an open house for students entering 3-year-old kindergarten to 8th grade. The open house will take place on Sunday, January 12th, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The teachers, staff and administrators will all be available to answer your questions about our curriculum, and tours of our campus will be provided. St Rose Academy is located at 1401 22nd Street S., Birmingham, AL 35205. If you have questions, please call (205) 933-0549. Their website is www.strosebhm.org.
PRAY FOR OUR SEMINARIANS
Please pray for our seminarians: Daniel Sessions, Charles Deering, Doug Hess, Matthew Gubenski, Patrick DePew, Max Gallegos, and John Gardiner. Pease pray for more good men to answer God’s call to the priesthood.
CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE
|Tues, Dec 24:||8:30 a.m.||Vigil Mass of Christmas in Latin|
|4:00 p.m.||Christmas Eve Mass in English|
|8:00 p.m.||Christmas Eve High Mass in Latin|
|Wed, Dec 25:||9:00 a.m.||Christmas Day Mass in English|
|10:45 a.m.||Christmas Day Low Mass in Latin|
MASS SCHEDULE AND INTENTIONS (*Mass in Rectory Chapel)
|Sat, Dec 14:||4:00 p.m.||†||Jeremy Noblitt (by Cathy Schauer)|
|Sun, Dec 15:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for Danny Rohling (by Judy Rohling)|
|Mon, Dec 16||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Peter & Sharon Gagnon (by the Donellan Family)|
|Tues, Dec 17:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Anna Pohorelsky (by the Donellan Family)|
|Wed, Dec 18:||*7:00 a.m.||Special Intention for Catherine Hahn (by the Donellan Family)|
|*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Mr. & Mrs. Jeremiah Howell (by the Hahn Family)|
|Thur, Dec 19:||*8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Dr. & Mrs. Delbert Hahn (by the Rumore Family)|
|Fri, Dec 20:||*7:00 a.m.||†||Fr Eugene O’Connor|
|*8:30 a.m.||†||Fr Lambert Greenan, OP|
|Sat, Dec 21:||8:30 a.m.||Special Intention for Richard Juneau (by the Matthews Family)|
|4:00 p.m.||Special Intention for Julia Bryant (by Marian Dinan)|
|Sun, Dec 22:||9:00 a.m.||Pro Populo|
|10:45 a.m.||Special Intention for the Pohorelsky Family (by Danny & Judy Rohling)|
NEXT WEEK’S MASS READINGS
|4:00 p.m.||Fourth Sunday of Advent||Isa 7:10-14, Rom 1:1-7, Mt 1:18-24|
|9:00 a.m.||Fourth Sunday of Advent||Isa 7:10-14, Rom 1:1-7, Mt 1:18-24|
|10:45 a.m.||Fourth Sunday of Advent||1Cor 4:1-5, Lk 3:1-6|