Announcements (December 11, 2005)

1. The two-bit collection is for Catholic Charities. I would like to now invite Dr. Robert Gary to give us a brief presentation on the work of Catholic Charities.

2. Thank you to all who made pledges during our parish Stewardship Drive. There is a final list in today’s bulletin. If you made a pledge and your name is not included, please notify us. It is of course still possible for those who have not made a pledge, to do so.

3. If you wish to participate in the Sunday evening procession in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, please see Fr. Bloom or Fr. Velasco for full details.

4. Simbang Gabi begins on Thursday. Please see the schedule in the bulletin

5. Knights of Columbus Breakfast after the morning Masses. Please come to the parish hall for delicious breakfast of pancakes, French toast, sausages, coffee, peaches and juice. Also they have Christmas cards for sale as part of their Keep Christ in Christmas Campaign.

6. Next Sunday is the deadline for Scrip gift certificates or cash contributions to provide gifts for the poor of our parish. Please take a tag from the giving tree and place it in the collection with your donation.

7. In the vestibule your will find on sale A Guide to Narnia, 100 Questions about the Chronicles of Narnia, for only $3.00.

8. On Wednesday we continue the work of painting and staining in the Ailbe House Perpetual Adoration Chapel. Please refrain from putting flowers on the windowsills. More information in the bulletin. Be sure to take home a copy.