THE PASTOR’S DESK
By Fr. Terry Kerner
Eucharist: Gift and Challenge”
Andy O’Reilly, C.PP.S.
from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge
Studied at Graduate Theological Union, Berkley,
Popular preacher with experience as seminary
director and nearly 25 years as pastor of parishes
THE EUCHARISTIC PRESENCE OF JESUS
The Wonder of Jesus’ Presence in the Eucharist
The Promise of Jesus’ Eternal Covenant
Eucharist: Perfect Prayer of Gratitude
Becoming the Living body and Blood of Jesus
PM—Talk in the church.
chicken dinner to follow
THE EUCHARISTIC SACRIFICE OF JESUS
Jesus’ Personal Love for Us Revealed in the Eucharist
The Eucharist Empowers Us to Forgive
Becoming the Living Sacrifice We receive in the Eucharist
Keeping ;the Commitment of the Eucharist
NOON Talk in the church followed by a Soup & Salad
PM– Morning talk is repeated followed by a Social.
THE EUCHARISTIC MISSION OF JESUS
Being the Welcoming Presence of Jesus
Our Mission to Make the Kingdom of God Alive in Our World
The Eucharist as a Sign of the Eternal Banquet of Heaven
ANOINTING MASS followed by a talk and Soup & Salad
7 PM—8 PM Morning
talk is repeated followed by a Social
Enjoy Advent, it’s a
time to prepare for Christmas in ways other than shopping!
ADVENT IS NOT A TIME
FOR JUST SITTING AROUND AND WAITING FOR CHRISTMAS. LISTED
BELOW ARE SEVERAL WAYS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO “GIFT
WRAP” YOUR TIME AND TALENT AND MAKE CHRISTMAS, 2018,
SPECIAL FOR YOU AND OTHERS. TAKE A PEAK BELOW AND SEE WHAT
GIFTS YOU MAY WANT TO ENJOY!
THE HALLS—Preparing the Way
Opportunities abound in
December to help prepare our parish setting for Christmas.
Consider the following as an invitation to get involved:
BATTLE OF THE BEARS
commences on Thursday, December 13th at 9:30 AM in the
Gathering Space. Come and help get these fur balls to
behave with Santa.
DECORATING THE SANCTUARY
will take place on Friday, December 21st at 1 PM.
DAYS OF CHRISTMAS—Generous Hands
HOLIDAY MAIL FOR
HEROES will continue offering Christmas greetings to
women and men in our Armed Forces around the world. Stop
by the Gathering Space to send a card now until December
THE GIVING TREE
continues to help troubled young women, disadvantaged
Seniors, and inner city families each year. Gifts are
being received up to December 12th at St. Kateri for these
YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR—Healing & Wholeness
People can come closer
to God and one another in this Advent Season. Below are
some ways that might be helpful for you:
each Friday of December from 7:30 PM—9 PM in the St.
Martha Room (Parish Hall).
Sundays @ 2 PM, Tuesdays at 7 PM and Fridays at 8 PM. All
in St. Kateri parish hall.
PENANCE SERVICES: December 15th St. Albert at 1 PM and
5PM for St. Kateri Family Faith Formation. December 17th
Sacred Heart: 2 PM & 7 PM, December 19th St.
Sebastian: 6 PM, December 22, St. Kateri at 11 AM .
each Saturday at 3 PM at St. Kateri.
ALL YE FAITHFUL—Time to Worship
Eucharist is God’s
Gift to us. Besides the regular weekend Masses at St.
Kateri, the following are special times to accept His
FEAST OF OUR LADY OF
GUADALUPE; December 12th at 9 AM.
Mass at 4 and 6 PM. Christmas Day at 10 AM.
NEW YEAR’S EVE: at 4 PM and
NEW YEAR’S DAY at 10 AM