Due to Covid Virus we are unable to provide Breaking Bread Books in the pews this year. Also this year we will not be selling Sunday’s Word Books. If you would like to have your own personal copy of the readings, we will be selling Breaking Bread Books for $5.00 each. You will be responsible for your own book please write your name and phone number on the front cover just in case it is left behind by mistake.
These books will be available after 9 AM Mass Monday thru Friday – please see Cookie Reisert. They will also be available the weekend of November 28 & 29 in the church lobby after all Masses (except the 5 PM Mass). Please have a check made out to St Frances or exact change. At any time you may call 785-2333 X 202 to arrange pick up of a Breaking Bread Book.
As Advent is about to begin, it is time to prepare ourselves for the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ, who is Light for all. With His light our capacity to Love our families, friendships, and our communities blossom. Together we can help each other become the Children of God. Read more…
Gifts are due on or before December 5th.
The Parish Social Ministry office will be collecting Christmas cards to send to our Military personnel overseas.
Please fill out pre-printed cards or make your own. Decorate them with hand-drawn pictures and personal messages. Have fun! This is a great way to show support for the service members who cannot be home to celebrate this Christmas season.
Please drop them off by Dec. 4 at the PSM office, the Pastoral Center, or drop them in the collection box in the lobby of the Church.
Keep Christ in Christmas
In our effort to promote the true meaning of Christmas, the Birth of Our Savior Jesus Christ, St. Frances de Chantal Knights of Columbus Council #6526 has proposed a public promotion of the Birth of Christ via the Children’s Poster Contest. The deadline for submission is December 7th.
THANK YOU TO THE YOUNG VINCENTIANS
FROM PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY
Thank you to the Young Vincentians for helping us fill our Thanksgiving boxes for those in need this holiday. They collected 13 carts of food as well as gift cards at the food drive they held last weekend. Thank you for all your support.
Parish Social Ministry
Mass Cards, Altar Candles. Eucharistic Bread & Wine and Altar Flowers are still available even though the Pastoral Center is Closed.
If you need a Mass Card etc. please call 516-785-2333 X 202 or 203. Please leave a message.
The Pastoral Center is closed but we are working from home and will return your call. We will mail your Mass Card anywhere you need it to go.
As always, your generosity has kept the pantry well stocked throughout the summer months. Now as the new school year begins during this difficult time, these are items we are especially in need of:
This list is printable. Click here to print. Continue reading “Parish Social Ministry Pantry Items Needed”
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