Mass Schedule and Intentions December 6th, 2015 6 de Diciembre

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Mass Schedule and Intentions December 6th, 2015 6 de Diciembre
December 6th, 2015
6 de Diciembre 2015
St. Mary’s Parish
Mass Schedule and Intentions
December 5 - 11
Saturday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Ruby Busse
Saturday
5:00 PM ~ Memory of Anna Wichman
Saturday
7:00 PM ~ For the People of St. Mary’s
Sunday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Frank Hisgen
Sunday
11:00 AM ~ Memory of Steve Austin
Sunday
1:00 PM ~
Monday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Steve Austin
Tuesday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Nicole Leeper
Tuesday
7:00 PM ~ Intention for Jenny
Wednesday
8:30 AM ~ Intention for Joe VanNatta
Wednesday
5:30 PM ~ Memory of Alice Hamilton
Thursday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Frosty Hamilton
Friday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Maier Family
December 12 - 13
Saturday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Eleanor Bonn
Saturday
5:00 PM ~ Intention for TC VanNatta
Saturday
7:00 PM ~ For the People of St. Mary’s
Sunday
8:30 AM ~ Memory of Bobby Loper
Sunday
11:00 AM ~ Memory of Joan Marino Bornheimer
Sunday
1:00 PM ~
Mass Intentions & Memorial Candles
If you would like to have a Mass offered for a particular
Intention or for someone who has died, or if you would like to
dedicate a candle to an intention or a loved one, please call the
parish office. The stipend for the Mass is $10. The candles are
$30 for 1 month, $60 for 6 months, or $90 for one year. Our
office staff will help you find an open date and time for a Mass,
or available candles for dedications.
Jubilee Year of Mercy. This Jubilee Year of Mercy is a gift to humanity. Thanks
to Pope Francis for being an apostle of mercy. Truly the world needs more mercy than
ever.
Let us join the whole Church opening the Year of Mercy this 8th of December. Pope
Francis said in the Bull of Indiction that the Church makes mercy available throughout
time. Jesus is the face of the Father’s mercy. We are invited to gaze more often at the face
of God’s mercy. We, too, are invited to experience God’s mercy and be merciful like
Christ through our baptismal call.
This December 21, the City of Albany will be celebrating a day in honor of the homeless.
This day of remembrance is also a day to do generous strides to help our homeless
brothers and sisters. As a great opportunity to start with, I am inviting you to join me in
doing corporal work of mercy of keeping our homeless brothers and sisters warm during
this freezing season. Used clothing, blankets, socks, mittens, and coats are welcome.
Bring them in the church beginning 8th of December until December 20.
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In the previous notes, I mentioned about movements of some
furnishings on the sanctuary to help us better celebrate our
liturgies and emphasize the meaning of the parts of the Mass in
connection to the space and the furnishings used. Each piece of
sanctuary furnishing bespeaks of the importance of the parts of the
celebration of the Mass and the space the ministers share and move in
make the whole celebration beautiful and organized.
I want to share to you this rough-draft of a front perspective of the
plan. This draft is unscaled, thus the ratio of the sizes of the pieces in
the draft does not necessarily represent to the real pieces. The drawing
will only show where those pieces will go and how they will look like
when the pieces are moved.
The ambo will move to the left and will be placed forward. All the
readings (i.e. the first reading, the Psalm, the second reading and the
Gospel) will be proclaimed here. The ambo will also be used to preach
the homily and to pray the universal prayers.
The icon of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help will have a permanent place on the sanctuary. Since she is the
patroness of the parish, she will be permanently located in an alcove on the right side of the wall behind the altar.
The Tabernacle will also move to the sanctuary. It will be placed on the wall on the left next to the alcove
of the icon of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Since we made the chapel a ready 24-hour reservation chapel for the
Blessed Sacrament, the current place of the Tabernacle becomes unnecessary. To give the Tabernacle it’s proper
place, it should go back to the sanctuary area where proper honor can be given to it in and outside Mass.
Other pieces that will stay on the sanctuary will be the altar, the presider’s chair, the deacon chair and the
processional cross.
El Año Jubilar de la Misericordia. Este Año Jubilar de la Misericordia es un regalo para la humanidad.
Gracias al Papa Francisco por ser un apóstol de la misericordia. En verdad que el mundo necesita de la misericordia
mas que nunca.
Unámonos a toda la Iglesia en la apertura del Año de la Misericordia este 8 de Diciembre. El Papa
Francisco dijo en la bula papal de convocación que la Iglesia hace disponible la Misericordia en todo momento.
Jesús es el rostro de la misericordia del Padre. Se nos invita a mirar con más frecuencia el rostro de la misericordia
de Dios. Nosotros también estamos invitados a experimentar la misericordia de Dios y ser misericordiosos como
Cristo a través de nuestro llamado bautismal.
Este 21 de Diciembre en la ciudad de Albany se celebra un día en honor a las personas sin hogar. Este día
de conmemoración es también un día para hacer pasos generosos para ayudar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas sin
hogar. Como una gran oportunidad para empezar, yo los invito a que me acompañen en hacer obras de misericordia
corporal de mantener a nuestros hermanos y hermanas sin hogar con abrigo durante esta temporada de frío. Ropa
Usada, guantes, calcetines, cobijas, gorras y abrigos son bienvenidos. Tráigalo aquí en la iglesia a partir del 08 al
20 de Diciembre.
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En las notas anteriores, he mencionado acerca de mover algunos muebles en el santuario para ayudarnos
mejor a celebrar nuestras liturgias y enfatizar el significado de las partes de la Misa en relación con el espacio y de
como usar los muebles. Cada pieza de mobiliario del santuario nos habla de la importancia de las partes de la
celebración de la Misa y el espacio que de los ministros comparten y en donde se mueven al hacer toda la
celebración hermosa y organizada.
Quiero compartir con ustedes este Dibujo o plano de una perspectiva frontal del plan. Este dibujo es sin
escala, por lo que la relación entre los tamaños de las piezas en el proyecto no representa necesariamente a las
piezas reales. El dibujo sólo se muestra donde van las piezas y cómo se verá cuando se muevan las piezas.
El ambón se moverá a la izquierda y se colocara adelante. Todas las lecturas (es decir, la primera lectura, el
salmo, la segunda lectura y el Evangelio) se proclamaran allí.
El ambón se utilizará también para predicar la homilía y rezar las oraciones universales.
El icono de la Virgen del Perpetuo Socorro tendrá un lugar permanente en el santuario. Ya que ella es la Patrona de
Nuestra Iglesia, estará de forma permanente en el lado derecho de la pared detrás del altar.
El Tabernáculo también se moverá hacia el santuario. Será colocado en la pared en el lado izquierdo de la alcoba del
icono de la Virgen del Perpetuo Socorro. Ya que desde que hicimos la capilla listo y reservada para el Santísimo
Sacramento las 24 horas, el lugar actual del Tabernáculo es innecesaria. Para dar al Tabernáculo un lugar apropiado,
estará detrás del area del santuario donde se le dara el honor apropiado durante y después de la Misa.
Otras piezas que permanecerán en el santuario será el altar, la silla del Celebrante,la silla del Diacono y la cruz
procesional.
Clases del Bautismo
Infant Baptism Class
For those from birth thru first grade
El Primer Sábado de Cada Mes a las
4:00pm
Para información de las
clases los Sábados llamar a
Marcos Rodríguez
541-979-5140
The next class will be in Corvallis on Monday, January
11th from 6:30-8pm in Classroom 6. Please call
541-926-1449 to register up to a week in advance.
El Segundo Domingo de Cada Mes a las 10:00am
Para preguntas de las clases el domingo llamar
a Anselmo Núñez 541-990-6544
Es muy importante que pase a la oficina para dar y apuntar
la fecha que quiere bautizar y ver si esta
disponible. También llevar el acta de nacimiento
original del niño/a. La oficina esta abierto de Martes a
Viernes de 9am a 12pm y de 1pm a 4pm.
Sunday, February 14th there will be a class here in
Albany at 9:45-10:45am in the Peace House Fireplace
Room. Please call 541-926-1449 to register in
advance. Classes cost $10 for parents & $10 for
godparents.
To have a baptism here, you will need to attend a class,
bring in the original Birth Certificate to the office & fill
out a Baptismal information form. Check with Teresa at
the office for a day & time of baptism. The office is open
T-F, 9am-noon & 1-4pm or e-mail her at
[email protected]
Prayer Corner 
Please keep all those who are in the military, or are ill or suffering in your prayers.
For those who are ill or homebound: George & Lee Huster, Paul Williams, Jenny, Jeannette Duncan, Bruce Heilman,
Vonnie Heilman, Mary Pacquin, Betty Ward, Gary Vosper, Clarence Darnell, and those struggling with cancer and other illnesses or upcoming surgeries
We pray for peace throughout our entire world. We remember our family members and friends who are serving in the
military: Andy Borst, Michael Pennington, Thomas Hellman, Kennon Whyte, Mike Andre, Nathan Nofziger
If you would like to add the name of someone who is serving in the military, please call the office.
For the repose of the souls of all the faithful departed: Remedias Cortez, William Staff
Offertory Update Week Ending 11/30/15
General Collection: $6,120
Building & Maintenance: $5
Raise the Roof: $8,002
Local Charities: $312
Education Fund: $3
Hispanic Ministry Collection: $941
Thank you for your support of St. Mary’s Parish
through your prayers, good wishes and gifts of time
and money. If you would like to use envelopes or EFT
to make your donations, please contact the parish
office. Thanks!
Do you know how to Prune trees?
St. Mary’s is in need of an experienced pruner to
trim up some 14-foot trees on 9th Street. If
you can help us, please call Rich Amos
541-974-8296. Thank you.
Where All Are Welcomed and Loved With Mercy Day 266
Children who suffer the most from environmental
exposures are those yet unborn because they are the least
capable of fending themselves from toxic exposures. ….
Early exposure to neurotoxins like lead and mercury may
result in lifelong developmental effects, permanently
altering a child's intelligence and/or their development.
Collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human
Development
Thank you for your contributions of $1,380 to the
collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human
Development (CCHD)! Your generous gifts will help
CCHD end poverty in the United States through better
education, improved housing, and economic development. Through CCHD and its beneficiaries, we demonstrate Catholic social teaching and carry out Jesus’
mission to “bring glad tidings to the poor . . . to proclaim
liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to
let the oppressed go free” (Lk 4:18).
SACRISTAN NEEDED
We are in need of a sacristan for 5:30pm Wednesday
evening services and for fill-ins when other sacristans
are sick or out-of-town. If you would like to know
more about it, or want to jump in and join our small
group of sacristans, please call the office at
541-926-1449. Leave your name, number and an
e-mail if you have one. Thank you for considering
assisting the parish in this manner.
Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Feast of the Immaculate Conception - December 8
"Virgin Immaculate, you are the perfect model of
adorers of the Blessed Sacrament. You adored Jesus in
the little white Host with the same faith, reverence and
First 1000 Days: A Catholic Culture of Life Initiative
wonder with which you adored Him on the first
Christmas night and during all the years you lived with
Donde todos son acogidos y amados por la misericor- Him." (From the M.B.S. pamphlet "Treasury of Prayer:
dia - día 266
Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament")
Los niños que sufren la mayoría de exposiciones
Please join us for Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed
ambientales son los que aún no nacen, ya que son los
Sacrament. Adoration is available in the chapel 24
menos capaces de defenderse a sí mismos de las
hours every day. For adoration outside of the 24-hour
exposiciones tóxicas. .... La exposición temprana a
regular Thursday schedule, call the office for instructions
neurotoxinas como el plomo y el mercurio puede causar and to enlist. Everyone is welcome. Spend as much or as
efectos en el desarrollo cuales duran toda la vida,
little time as you can. Thank you for offering our Lord
alterando de forma permanente la inteligencia de un
this special hour. Expect God's blessing, and give Him
niño y / o su desarrollo.
thanks.
Los primeros 1000 días: una cultura católica de la iniciativa de vida
Semana antes de la colecta
¡Muchas gracias por sus contribuciones $1,380 a la
colecta para la Campaña Católica para el Desarrollo
Humano (CCHD)! Sus generosos donativos ayudarán a
CCHD a erradicar la pobreza en los Estados Unidos
mediante una mejor educación, mejores viviendas y
desarrollo económico. A través de CCHD y sus
beneficiarios, demostramos la enseñanza social católica
y realizamos la misión de Jesús para “llevar a los pobres
la buena nueva . . . para anunciar la liberación a los
cautivos y la curación a los ciegos, para dar libertad a los
oprimidos” (Lc 4:18).
Mo's clam chowder base
Boy Scout Troop 322 and Cub Scout Pack 377 will be
selling Mo's clam chowder base for $10 in the Gathering
Space after mass on December 12th and 13th. The
proceeds will go towards sending the boys to summer
camp.
In Loving Memory
Each year, parishioners give donations toward Christmas decorations or flowers in memory of someone they
love.
If you would like to be part of this, please fill out the form below and return it to the parish office with your
donation. This year we have poinsettias, trees and general decorations. Memorials will be published in the
Christmas program. Thank you!
My Name: __________________________________________________________
I would like to donate:
_____ Christmas tree ($30 each) in memory of ___________________________________________________________________
_____ large poinsettia ($20 each) in memory of ___________________________________________________________________
_____ small poinsettia ($10) each) in memory of __________________________________________________________________
_____ general donation of $______ in memory of _________________________________________________________________
New Class:
Spirituality of Peace Making during the “Year of Mercy”
Start Date: Monday, December 7th, 2015
Time: 10am - 11:30am
Location: St. Mary’s Parish, St. John XXIII room upstairs (use stairs at back entry,
or use the elevator)
Facilitator: Dr. Ursula Tabor, Tel. 541-928-4432, [email protected]
Adult Confirmation
If you are 18 or older and have not been confirmed, we invite you to join in the adult confirmation classes.
Confirmation will happen in the spring. The classes will be the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's of each month from
December through April at 6:30 PM in the St. Maximillian Kolbe room. Adults should already be baptized
Catholics and have received the sacrament of Eucharist. Please bring a copy of your baptismal certificate to
the first session.
Vengan a Celebrar la Festividad de Nuestra
Virgen de Guadalupe!
(Come to celebrate with us
the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe!)
En la Iglesia Santa Maria
(Our Lady of Perpetual Help )
822 Ellsworth St SW
Albany OR 97321
Iniciaremos Nuestra Celebración con una Novena el Jueves
3 de Diciembre y concluiremos Nuestra Celebración el 12 de
Diciembre.
(The Celebration begins December 3 and it will conclude
December 12, 2015)
LOS HORARIOS DE LA NOVENA
Diciembre 3 7:00 PM
Diciembre 4 7:00 PM
Diciembre 5 7:00 PM
Diciembre 6 7:00 PM
Diciembre 7 7:00 PM
Diciembre 8
6:30 PM
Diciembre 9 7:00 PM
Diciembre 10 7:00 PM
Diciembre 11 7:00 PM
Diciembre 12 Nuestra Celebración iniciara
con Las Mañanitas de 5:00 AM — 7:30 AM
Nuestra Iglesia estar Abierta todo el día el 12 de Diciembre y Nuestra Santa
Misa sera en la tarde iniciando con una procesión a las 6:15 PM
(December 12 Our Celebration begin with the Mañanitas and our Church will be open
all day. Our Mass begins with the procession at 6:15 PM)
Después de la Misa Tendremos Cena para toda la comunidad.
(After Mass we serve Dinner to the whole community.)
También / also
Baile Folklórico y Danza
In celebration of 130 years, St. Mary’s Catholic Church presents
The Christmas Gift
a holiday concert for the entire family
Featuring:
Georgiana Rodriguez,
Nancy Higgins
& Friends
Sunday, December 6th
at 6 p.m.
St. Mary’s Church
Corner of Ellsworth & 9th Street in Albany
FREE Admission
(Donations gladly accepted)
CD offered
after concert
with a minimum
donation of $15
benefiting the
Samaritan
Cancer
Resource
Center.
Christmas
Parlour tour
Join us for our last activity
celebrating 130 years!
Enjoy the sights and sounds of an old-fashioned
holiday celebration in historic Albany, Oregon
with the 36th annual Christmas Parlour Tour
Sunday, December 13th, 2-7pm
We will tour:
The Church
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Our Lady of the Rosary
Our Lady of Peace
Everyone is invited!
St. Mary’s 71st Annual Arts and Crafts Bazaar
had a wonderful turnout and was a great success!
Thank you to the following parishioners for volunteering at our bazaar:
John and Helene Becker, Flo Beyer, Peggy Buckley,
Cathy Cooper, Cheryl Frey, Laura Gilmore, Pat Haase,
Margie Harshberger, Carol Hawke, Cheryl Hayes,
Steve & Sharon Konopa, Shirl Kotara, Susie Kuebrich, Trish Little, Joyce
Moreira, Denise Parker, Helen Patterson, Ruth Ranzoni, Rose Seminary,
Mary Small, Elaine Smith, Ann Tichenor, Marilyn Warren, Pam Weiler, Patti
White, and everyone else who helped and shopped at the bazaar. Also, the
Catholic Daughters who provided the wonderful food.
Year of Mercy
December 8, 2015 November 20, 2016
Come join us for 7pm Mass on December 8th, a holy day of obligation for the
Immaculate Conception of Mary. We
can all usher in the Year of Mercy by
performing an act of mercy. There will
be donation boxes in the vestibule for
you to donate gently used clothing,
coats and blankets until December 20th.
USCCB… How can we show others the mercy of God? We say that God is compassionate, but we ignore the
poor. We say that God loves us and has mercy on us, but we hold grudges against our friends. Our actions
need to authentically reflect God's mercy
Albany...Marilyn Smith at the City Manager’s office is excited we will participate in the Homeless Memorial.
The memorial will in fact be at 5:30 on Monday Dec 21 at City Hall. The needed items are, blankets, rain gear,
socks, thermal underwear, stocking caps, gloves, hooded sweatshirts, and gently used coats will be collected
for Albany Helping Hands, Signs of Victory and Jackson Street Youth Shelter guests.
Cash donations are greatly needed for the TOTO fund (A gas voucher, bus ticket or minor vehicle repair might
be provided to persons in an emergency situation. Fish administers the Toto Fund which provides persons
with a bus/train ticket to help them return to their sources of support). Cash donations will be given to FISH.
Retirement Fund for Religious
Support elderly religious. A parishioner writes, “As a Catholic school student
from grades K–12, I was formed to be the person I am by many religious
brothers and sisters, and I am forever grateful.” Show your appreciation for
the senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests who made a
positive difference in so many lives. Please give generously to next week’s
collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious.
Apoye a los religiosos y religiosas ancianos.
Image from –
retiredreligious.org
Uno de los feligreses escribe, “Como estudiante católico entre K y 12, fui
formado como la persona que soy por muchos hermanas y hermanos religiosos, y estaré agradecido para
siempre”. Muestre su agradecimiento a los hermanos, hermanas y sacerdotes de órdenes religiosas quienes
marcaron la diferencia en tantas vidas. Sea generoso en su donativo a la colecta de la semana próxima del
Fondo para la Jubilación de Religiosos.
St. Mary’s Parish
Would like to invite all
2015 Newcomers
To a reception in your honor
Sunday, December 13th, 2015
In the Gathering Space after
the 8:30 Mass
All parishioners are invited to
attend to welcome our newest
members
Whole Community Catechesis THIS Sunday!
Don’t miss the next session of WCC. This is for everyone families, couples, singles, all ages. EVERYONE is invited to
these once-a-month WCC’s. Please join us in the church after the
8:30am mass this Sunday.
St. Mary’s Remembers
Our Family and Friends
Veterans
James F. Conser, Air Force
Rudolph Henny, Army
Joseph Hlebichuk, Army
Deceased Veteran
Francis Benson, Air Force
In the new Catholic Sentinel, learn about the
eastern side of the Holy Land, Jordan. It’s where
Jesus walked and taught and worked miracles.
See photos from Jordan. Read in depth what’s
coming up in the Jubilee of Mercy and see what
some Africans in Oregon think of the pope’s trip.
See Mass schedules for Christmas all over
western Oregon.
YOUTH MINISTRY ~ MINISTERIO DE JOVENES
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP MEET SUNDAY, Dec. 13th, 6:30 pm!
All MS & HS Youth WELCOME! ~~~ GRUPO DE JóVENES VENES DE ESCUELAS
SECUNDARIAS Y PREPARATORIAS. Se reunirán este Domingo 13 de Diciembre de
6:30-8:00 PM. Todos los jóvenes de secundaria y preparatoria son BIENVENIDOS!
“CHRISTMASWREATHS4KIDS”
“CHRISTMASWREATHS4KIDS”
Together with Albany Helping Hands, we are partnering to raise funds that will help both St. Mary’s
Youth Group and Albany Helping Hands Programs
and Services. We are very excited to have this opportunity and to help our community!
 Enjoy beautiful Christmas wreaths made
from fresh Nobel & Douglas fir boughs, 24 inches in diameter, lovingly made by Albany Helping
Hands!
 Sales take place through Sunday, December 13 in the
vestibule after Masses
 Cost: $20 Place your order (checks payable to St. Mary’s) and receive a certificate to pick up and choose your
own wreath at 1 of 5 locations listed on the certificate.
Juntos con Albany Helping Hands,nos asociamos para
recaudar fondos que ayudara a Ambos al grupo de jóvenes
de St. Maria y el programa de servicios de Albany Helping
Hands estamos muy contentos de tener esta oportunidad
de ayudar a nuestra comunidad.
 Disfrute de una hermosa Corona de Navidad
hechas de ramas de Nobel & Douglas, de 24 pulgadas de
diametro hermosas y hechas por Albany Helping Hands!
 La venta iniciaran el Sábado 21 de Noviembre y termina el
Domingo 13 de Diciembre en el vestíbulo después de las
Misas
 Cuesta $20 haga su (cheque a nombre de St. Maria) y usted
recibirá un certificado con la cual podrá recoger su Corona en
1 de las 5 ubicaciones nombradas en el certificado.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
GRACIAS POR SU APOYO.
CONFIRMATION REMINDERS (English)
Candidate Session, This Sunday, December 6, 9:45-10:45 am in the
youth loft. Candidates: Please bring your Mass journals with you.
Confirmation PARENT Session, Sunday, December 6, 9:45-10:45 am
We will meet in the St. John Vianney Room (near the gym).
Candidate-Sponsor Session, Sunday, January 3, 9:00-noon, Candidates & Sponsors
attend together. Candidates: please invite your sponsors if you haven’t already.
Youth Ministry Happenings ~ Eventos del Ministerio juvenil
12/05
HS Portland Shopping, Ice Skating & Grotto Trip, 9:30 am—9:30 pm
12/06
Whole Community Catechesis (Eng), 9:45 am, begin in the church
All Middle & High
School Youth
Confirmation (Eng), 9:45-10:45 am in the youth loft.
Confirmation Parent Meeting (Eng), 9:45 am, St. John Vianney Room
Confirmacion (en Español), 11:30 am–12:45 pm, El 6 de Diciembre será nuestro próximo
Catecismo. Familiar a las 11:30 am en la cafeteria.
12/09
Teen Praise & Worship Team Practice (PWT), 6:00-7:00 pm, church
Todos los Jóvenes de Escuelas secundarias y preparatorias son BIENVENIDOS!
Albany Helping Hands
Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, Thrift Store, Garden
Market, Wood Lot, Christmas Tree Lots
541-926-4036 619 Ninth Avenue, PO Box 2252 , Albany, OR 97322
AlbanyHelpingHands.com.
Christmas Wreaths4Kids
Albany Helping hands in conjunction with the St. Mary's Parish Youth Group presents an annual fund raising tradition, Christmas Wreaths4Kids. Albany Helping Hands along with this
organization are partnering to raise funds for both local organizations.
The fund raising project involves Albany Helping Hands producing Christmas Wreaths which
will be made available to the youth group for resale at $20.00. Helping Hands will charge
$10.00 per wreath wholesale, so youth sales person will show a $10.00 profit per sale.
The beautiful Christmas Wreaths are produced by Albany Helping Hands
guests and volunteers at the Garden Market and Farm. The wreaths are approximate 24 inches in diameter and are currently being constructed from
fresh Nobel and Douglas Fir boughs.
Members of the youth group will sell Official Albany Helping Hands Redemption Certificates for one Christmas Wreath. These certificates will be turned in for a
wreath of their choice at any of the following locations: Albany Helping Hands Christmas
Tree Lot at the old K-Mart (3100 Pacific Blvd SE), the tree lot at Ninth and Oak in Albany, the
Tree Lot at Heritage Mall (by Red Robin), the Albany Helping Hands Garden Market (5150
Santiam Hwy SE) or the Albany Helping Hands Thrift Store (705 1st Ave E) at any time after
the opening on November 27.
The sales by St. Mary’s youth will take place after Masses through December 13th, 2015.
Customers purchasing our wreaths will be giving to a pair of local non-profit organizations
with proceeds staying local. Profits help provide local work for Albany Helping Hands Shelter
Guests staying right here in Albany, helping fund the Albany Helping Hands Shelter, Soup
Kitchen, Thrift Store, Garden Market, Wood Lot, Christmas Tree Lots .
Thank you for your support! God Bless!
Albany Helping Hands is a faith based 501(c)3 Non Profit Corporation and is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
Upcoming Events:
December 6th - 2nd Sunday of Advent, Christmas Concert 6pm
December 8th - Holy Day of Obligation, Masses at 8:30am
& 7pm (Bilingual) The Immaculate Conception of Mary
December 12th - Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day
December 13th - 3rd Sunday of Advent
Newcomers Welcome at 9:30am
December 20th - 4th Sunday of Advent
Father Carey Celebrates English Masses
December 21st - Evening Prayer with Father Carey, 7pm
What does St. Mary’s Church mean to you?
Father Cit would like to create a logo for the church. He wants something that encompasses the essence of our church. If you are
interested, sketch out an idea and submit it to the office. Father Cit will use the ideas to help him create the final logo.
This will be open to all ages. You don’t even need to be an artist! It is not a competition, just a way for everyone to have a chance
to express what the church means to them. We will take submissions until the end of December. Father will work on the final
product starting in January.
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Welcome to St. Mary’s Parish
Deember 6, 2015
2nd Sunday of Advent
706 Ellsworth SW, Albany, OR 97321
Father Aniceto Guiriba, Administrator, ext 338
Father Leonard Omolo, ALCP, Parochial Vicar, ext 338
Administrative Assistant to the Priests: Teresa Middlemiss, ext 338
Music Director: Nancy Higgins, ext 304
Parish Office: Marty Kloeck
Youth Coordinator: Cherrie Barnes ext 315
Business Office: Joni Siewell ext 305
Elementary Religious Education Director: Suzanne Duda, ext 344
Parish Office: 541-926-1449
Emergency Phone: 541-220-0634
Fax: 541-926-2191
Email: [email protected]
web site: www.stmarysalbany.com
Weekend Masses: Saturday 5:00PM English, 7:00 PM Spanish; Sunday 8:30AM English, 11:00 AM English, 1:00PM Spanish
Daily Masses: Monday to Saturday 8:30AM, Wednesday 5:30PM, 1st Thursdays @ 9:45AM in Mennonite Home Chapel
Confessions: Wednesday 9:15AM - 5PM, Saturday 3:30 - 4:30PM, 6:15 - 7:00PM, Sunday 7:30 - 8:30AM, 10:00 - 11:00AM, 12:15 - 1PM
Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help: Communal Recitation 8:00-8:30AM and 5:00-5:30PM, personal recitation all day Wednesday in
the chapel (Novena booklets available in both languages.)
Adoration: Thursday 9:00AM to Friday 8:15AM, Benediction Friday 8:15AM
Office hours Tuesday- Friday ~ 9 to Noon & 1 to 4 PM
In Times of Need
PRAYER CHAIN: Fran Pace, [email protected]
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: if you would like a prayer shawl for someone who is ill or experiencing a loss, please contact
Carol Hawke at 541-926-2106 or [email protected]
RETROUVAILLE / REDISCOVERY OF OREGON: for couples whose marriages are experiencing pain or communication
breakdown. 1-800-470-2230 or www.helpourmarriage.com.
BEGINNING EXPERIENCE: weekly support meetings and weekend retreats to aid in healing and beginning again for the
widowed, divorced and separated or anyone experiencing the death or loss of a friend or relative. 503-393-2361.
Asistentes en el Pastoral del Ministerio Hispano
Marciano y Honorina Lopez 541- 619-1504
Los Sacramentos en español y las personas encargadas
son las siguientes:
Bautismo: Anselmo Nuñez 541 990 6544 Marcos y Aracelli Rodríguez 541-979-5140
Primera Comunión: Laura Rodríguez
Boda: Humberto y Susana Martínez 541-971-2698
Quinceañera: María Chavez
Confirmación: Marciano y Honorina López
Catecismo para Adulto: Antonio Reyes - Domingo de 11:20 am a
12:40 pm
Representante del Consejo Pastoral: Lizeth Cervantes 541-9746096
Preguntas por Teresa Middlemiss a la oficina: 541-926-1449
De Martes a Viernes de 1:00pm a 4:00pm
Confesiones Aqui en la Parroquia:
Miércoles : De 9:15am a 5:00pm
Sábados : De 3:30pm a 4:30pm y 6:15am a 7:00pm
Domingo : De 7:30 a 8:30am, 10:00 a 11:00am, y 12:15pm a
1:00pm
Horario de las misas en español Sábado: 7:00pm Domingo
1:00pm
Aquí en nuestra parroquia tenemos grupos de oración y evangelización
Lunes grupo de oración en la capilla a las 7:00pm
Martes grupo San Juan Diego para hombres a las 7:00pm en la
casa Guadalupe
Miércoles grupo San Juan Diego para mujeres a las 7:00pm en la
casa Guadalupe Viernes grupo Apóstoles de la palabra a las
7:00pm en la casa Guadalupe

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