Anointing of the Sick
New English Mass Text
(Sunday Vigil Mass)
Communion service only
|Saturday||9:00 AM Mass|
Holy Days: consult the bulletin
Children's Liturgy of the Word is held every Sunday at the 9:30 AM Mass
Confession: Saturday 4:30 PM
Miraculous Medal Novena: Monday - 9:00 AM Mass
CHILDREN'S TOUR OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH Sunday, December 4th after the 9:30AM Family Mass We will have our first Children's Tour of St. Francis Xavier Church. Children will be grouped by ages and escorted around the different parts of the Church, where a guide will explain where they are, and some interesting fun facts. Adults may learn something too! The tour will be open to all children accompanied by an adult and last approximately 30 minutes. Sign-up sheets are available in the back of the Church.
SUNDAY AT THE MOVIES - FAITH IN FILM Join us for our next film, Black Nativity, based on the play by Langston Hughes, featuring great gospel music and an Advent story that will appeal to all ages. Starring Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, and Forest Whitaker, the 2013 PG movie will be shown in the rectory next Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 pm. Look for the sign-up sheet in the vestibule, and remember to come before 2 as the doors shut promptly.
GIVING TREE Gifts due December 10-11 There are still tags on the Giving Tree. Help someone in need with an anonymous gift this Christmas. Please return by the weekend of December 10-11.
VOLUNTEERS NEED FOR FOOD PANTRY DELIVERIES Thursdays Volunteers are needed to help with food deliveries on Thursdays for the St. Augustine Helping Hands Food Pantry. There are usually two big deliveries a month — 75 to 150 cases of food. Volunteers are needed to help store the food. If available, please leave message at food pantry: 718-783-3132, ext. 42, or send email to: email@example.com
SERVING OTHERS Monday evenings at 5:30pm Visit the elderly at Hopkins Nursing Home in Boreum Hill. Prepare meals and visit the homeless near Grand Central Station on Tuesday evenings at 4:30PM. If you are interested in learning more, email Ashley Moloney.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL PANTRY NEEDS DONATIONS Can you please help us? The St. Vincent de Paul at St. Francis Xavier cupboard is low on food. We are in need of some canned vegetables, tuna, macaroni and cheese, oatmeal, peanut butter and jelly, and instant coffee. Please bring donations to the rectory or to mass on Sundays.
IN NEED OF SOME PRAYERS?
St. Francis Xavier is happy to announce
LaMP: Loving and Merciful Prayers. A Support Ministry, beginning now
in our parish. You can request prayers for your private
intentions from an anonymous prayer partner by two different methods:
1. Look for our prayer request forms in the back of the church. Place your request in the marked box. OR
2. Submit your prayer request through our email address: LAMP@stfxbrooklyn.org. A coordinator will assign a prayer partner for you who will pray for you and your intention for one month.
If you are interested in being a prayer partner yourself, please fill out a volunteer form available in the back of the church and leave it inside the LAMP box. Please know that our prayers will be with you.