Third Sunday of Advent – Dec. 13
& 14, 2014
CLOSINGS will mean NO
(Mass will be celebrated if there is a delay)
Christmas Flowers – The church is
decorated through your generousity. Donations in memory of loved ones may be
made by using special envelopes that are at the entrances to the church.
MASS MINISTERS – the Christmas & New Year’s Day Mass
sign-up sheet is in the sacristy. Ministers are asked to sign up NOW.
new work book is in the resource room (off the sanctuary). Please take your copy.
Parish Contribution Envelopes for 2015 – are available for pick up across from the kitchen.
SAVE THE DATE: St. John’s will
prepare and serve the community meal at St. Luke’s on Tuesday, January 27th. Watch for more information.
/ NEW YEAR’S SCHEDULE
Dec. 24th 4:30pm
(4:00 Youth choir performs)
Adult choir performs )
Dec. 24th 4:00pm Stottville
6:00pm Stuyvesant Falls
Dec. 25th 9:00am Stuyvesant Falls
11:00am (Spanish) Stuy. Falls
Dec. 24th 4:00pm Mass
Dec. 25th 9:00am
Dec. 31 4:00pm St. Joseph’s
Jan. 1st 10:30am
St. John the Baptist
MOLYN’S ADVENT PRESENTATION
“To Everything there is a Season, a Time
for Hope-Today” has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18th
St Joseph’s (Stuyvesant
Falls) Dec 16 – 9:30am
St. John’s - Saturday’s:
Advent Prayer & Reflection Booklets are still available
at the doors to the church. Take one home with you for daily Advent prayer.
Traveling Infant Jesus – There are still openings to sign up to take the infant home overnight. Families are invited to share the prayer and
make this a special time during the Advent Season. The sign–up sheet is on the ramp bulletin board. The infant will be on the table across from
Bethlehem Tree Boxing & Wrapping Party will take place on Sunday Dec. 14th at 6:00 p.m. in
the lower level of the church.
Delivery to Catholic Charities in
Hudson will take place on Mon., Dec. 15th, Volunteers with large vehicles are needed.
Call Ruth Ellen at 758-1828 if you can help.
SPECIAL Youth Choir practice this
Sunday at 1:00pm
followed by a party (ends at 2:45pm)
Choir will practice Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Choir will practice Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Please contact Choir Director, Stephanie
Caradine at 361-4160 or Music Director, Justine Rodriguez 758-9401 if you have
BOOK SALE - will take place in the hall the weekend of
Work of Human Hands: THIS WEEK-END, Dec. 13th & 14th,
after all masses. We will have the opportunity to purchase high quality, reasonably
priced crafts from developing countries at our fair trade sale in the parish
hall after all masses.
Plan to do some Christmas shopping here.
Annual Celebration of Lessons & Carols, Sunday, December 21st, 4:00pm at Kinderhook Reformed Church. Come and hear Maria Clark, Kate Delp, Ruth
Moore, Fr. Dan Quinn, Justine Rodriguez and Mark Wilson, along with many
talented community singers.
FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY
Children interested in
participating please sign up on the ramp bulletin board.
High School youth
interested in being a singing King contact RuthEllen @ 758-1828
will be Monday, January 12th
at 7:00pm. This meeting is required for all candidates.
– Suggested items for December are: soup, cereal, macaroni,
pasta, pasta sauce, baked beans and jelly.
All items should be unopened with expirations dates in the future. In November, the pantry served 87 families –
Fourth Annual Cookie Walk
Sunday, December 21st
The Church of St. oseph
Delicious holiday cookies baked by talented members of
the faith community will be sold by pound
Next Sunday’s readings:
2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Forever I will
Romans 16: 25-27 sing
Luke 1:38 of
COLLECTION was $5,873.20.
Same week last year was $4,962.00
to Brian Monahan and Megann Rice who
were married Saturday, Dec. 13th in Averill Park.
4:00 Deceased members of the
Shields Family by family
& Peter Avery by Ed and
7:30 Walter & Anastasia
Egnasher by their family
& Cindy Engel by
& Donald Norton by the
10:30 Isabel Heald by Mamie
& Special Intention by
Mon 12/15 11:00
Dolores Hutchinson by
Wed 12/17 11:00 BARNWELL-All are welcome
4:00 Dolly Bogardus by Jeanne
& Shane Wenz
& Frances Kaminski by
Sun 12/21 7:30 Frank
Gaschel by his
& Ernest & Maria Ruppe
by their family
10:30 Bob Kelly by Nancy Kelly
Thomas & Theresa
Accuosti by Donna
in your prayers the sick and home bound of our parish and for those who care
Elmer Allen, Isabel Arndt, Bob Babirad, Kim
Bellosi, Alfred Carpentier, Martin
Casey, Gerard Cimon, Zoe Covey, Jane DiMura, Marian Dobert, Dorothy Drew, Beth
Drzymala, William Dupuis, Charlie Flatt, Sr., Dan Furey, Donald Gaylord,
Margaret Gorke, Elizabeth Guiden, Catherine Havelka, Owen Hogan, Susan Hovak,
Special Intention, Joanne Jakiela, Morey Lampson, Pinky Laviano,William
Lindberg, Damian Monahan, Andrew McDermott, Chris Murynec, Melissa Ann Murray, Valery
O’Brien, Madi Panfilloff, Barbara Prezdpelski, Tim Renn, Alice Salvatore, Mr.
Edward Scharfenberger, Glenn Simmons, Sean Spicer, Kevin Sutton, Tricia
Stampfli, Edwin Strehler, Janet Van Leuvan, Lyn Vail, Erica Wordon and Mary
Used Books for Needy Children – collecting gently used children’s books
until Monday, Dec. 15th. Please leave in boxes under the coat rack. NO
scribbles or ripped pages
CHRISTMAS wreaths, saddles or blankets may now be placed on the
gravesites. Please no potted plants.
A reminder, the cemetery road will be closed when
there is ice and snow and will be reopened when weather permits.