January 1 – the Solemnity of Mary is a holy day of obligation. Here are the liturgies scheduled.
Monday – December 31, 2018
- 5:00pm – Mass
Tuesday – January 1, 2019
- 9:00am – Mass
Monday – December 24
- 4:30pm – Mass (Music at 3:45)
- 12:00am – Mass (Music at 11:30pm)
Tuesday – December 25
- 10:00am – Mass
- 12:30pm – Mass (Spanish)
Scrip office will be closed December 29 and reopen on January 12, 2019.
Our next Parish Blood Drive will take place in the gym on Tuesday, February 12 from 3-7 pm
St. Ed’s Advent Reconciliation Service is Thursday, December 13 at 7pm. There’s no better way to prepare for our celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas.
Other nearby opportunities for reconciliation service:
St. Mary’s Church, Crown Point is December 18 at 7pm
Holy Name Church, Cedar Lake is December 19 at 7pm
A funeral Mass for Reverend Joseph Kelchak will be Wednesday, November 14 at 10am. Visitation at 8:30am at St. John the Evangelist.
There is a basket in the vestibule for your donations of caps, scarves, & gloves.
The Altar & Rosary will have a bake sale after Masses November 17 & 18.
All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation. Mass will be Wednesday, October 31 at 5pm & Thursday, November 1 at 8am & 7pm (bilingual). All Souls Day is not a Holy Day of Obligation with Mass on Friday at 8am in English & 7pm in Spanish.
Joint parish & finance council meeting on October 22 at 7pm in the Conference/Meeting room.
Fr. Rick will be at the Diocese of Gary Priests’ Convocation from Sunday afternoon, October 7th through Thursday evening, October 11th . During his absence, Fr. Pat Gaza will be celebrating daily Masses & will also need to be contacted for any funerals that might arise.
An inquiry session for RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes will be held on Monday, September 24 at 7pm in the Ministry center for anyone interested in becoming Catholic or need to complete a sacrament. We will discuss what is involved in the RCIA process, & if you are interested, you can register. We will then meet weekly on Monday at 7pm. If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Rick at 696-7307.
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses are Tuesday, August 14 (Vigil) at 7 pm, Wednesday, August 15 at 8 am, & 7 pm (Bilingual). No 5pm Wednesday Mass.
Calendar meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 2 at 7pm in the ministry center. A representative from each parish group that schedules yearly activities is asked to attend this meeting.