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December 1, 2022 Information for you:
Saint of the Day: Saint Charles de Foucauld
- The weekend of December 3&4: Father Andrew Reckers will hear First Friday confessions on Thursday and celebrate Sunday 9:30 am Mass at SPP. Father Aaron Hess will hear confessions and celebrate Masses at SM.
- Please pray for the soul of SM parishioner Thomas Eilerman Sr. who passed away earlier this week. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at St. Michael Church with Rev. Aaron Hess presiding. Friends may call Monday 3:00 to 8:00 PM and Tuesday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
- Rorate Caeli Mass at Holy Angels Saturday, December 3 at 6:30am: this Mass is lit only by candlelight. In the dimly lit setting, priests and faithful prepare to honor the Light of the world, Who is soon to be born, and offer praise to God for the gift of Our Lady. As the Mass proceeds and sunrise approaches, the church becomes progressively brighter, illumined by the sun as our Faith is illumined by Christ.
- The Week of December 5-11: Father Jarred Kohn will celebrate Masses at SPP with the exception of the Wednesday Vigil Mass which will be celebrate by Father Steve Mondiek. Father Andrew Reckers will hear confession and celebrate Mass on Tuesday at SM. Father Steve Mondiek will hear confessions and celebrate Masses Wednesday-Sunday at St. Michael.
- Our December Senior Citizen event is singing & entertainment by Joseph Helfrich and a potluck at St. Michael Hall on Tuesday, December 6 at noon. Call or email Rose Meyer to sign up for the event.
- Thursday December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception which is a Holy Day of Obligation. There will be a Vigil Mass at 6:00 pm at SPP. Feast Day Mass times are 7:00 am at SPP, 8:25 am and 7:00 pm at SM.
- Bible, Bourbon & Bros, an event for the men of our family of Parishes, will be held at the K of C Hall in Minster at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13. Father Andrew Reckers will be the guest speaker.
- The Christ Renews His Parish women’s retreat will be held February 18-19, 2023 at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein. This powerful experience brings parishioners together to refuel their spirits, strengthen their faith and build a sense of community within the parish. It is held over a 24-hour period and includes several themed talks, small-group sharing, quiet reflection time, prayer and the sacraments of Eucharist and reconciliation. Cost is $100. Contact Amy Hausfeld to register at 937-726-5067.
- Days of Grace: In addition to the regular confession schedule there will be several Days of Grace happening in our Family of Parishes to help all prepare for the coming of the Christmas Season. Days of Grace will all be from 6:00 am-9:30 pm and will take place at
- Sacred Heart of Jesus in McCartyville on December 1
- Michael in Fort Loramie on December 21
- A Morning of Mercy from 9:00 am-noon at Ss. Peter & Paul in Newport on December 24