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Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dec. 7-8
On this holy day of obligation, we commemorate that from the moment of her conception, the Blessed Virgin Mary was in a state of grace and free from all original sin.
We will celebrate this feast day with six Masses on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 7-8.
On Wednesday, we will have Mass in English at Assumption at 5:30 p.m., and Mass at St. Peter in Spanish at 7 p.m.
There will be four Masses Thursday: 6:30 a.m. at St. Peter, 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at St. Richard and 7 p.m. at Assumption. All four of those Masses will be bilingual.
We will offer a bilingual Advent reconciliation Service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Peter. Priests will be available to hear confessions in both English and Spanish.
Christmas Mass Schedule
Saturday, Dec. 24/Sabado, 24 de diciembre
3 p.m. Assumption (English/Inglés)
4 p.m. St. Peter (English/Inglés)
5 p.m. St. Richard (English/Inglés)
5 p.m. Assumption (Spanish/Español)
7 p.m. St. Peter (Spanish/Español)
Sunday, Dec. 25/Domingo, 25 de diciembre
9 a.m. Assumption (English/Inglés)
10 a.m. St. Richard (English/Inglés)
11 a.m. St. Peter (English/Inglés)
Noon St. Richard (Spanish/Español)
SATURDAY 4 p.m., ST. PETER (ENGLISH)
SUNDAY 8 a.m., ST. PETER (ENGLISH)
SUNDAY 9 a.m., ASSUMPTION (ENGLISH)
SUNDAY 10 a.m., ST. RICHARD (ENGLISH)
SUNDAY 11 a.m., ASSUMPTION (SPANISH)
SUNDAY noon, ST. RICHARD (SPANISH)
SUNDAY 1 p.m., ST. PETER (SPANISH)
MONDAY 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., ST. PETER (ENGLISH)
TUESDAY 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., ST. RICHARD (ENGLISH)
WEDNESDAY 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., ASSUMPTION (ENG.)
THURSDAY 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., ST. RICHARD (ENG.)
FRIDAY 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. , ASSUMPTION (ENGLISH)
SATURDAY 8 a.m. & noon, ST. PETER (ENGLISH)
MONDAY 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m., ST. PETER
TUESDAY 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m., ST. RICHARD
WEDNESDAY 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m., ASSUMPTION
THURSDAY 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m., ST. RICHARD
FRIDAY 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m., ASSUMPTION
SATURDAY 12:30-1:30 p.m., ST. PETER
Archbishop Hebda’s pastoral letter
After three years of listening, preparation and engagement with laity, consecrated women and men and clergy across the archdiocese, Archbishop Hebda released his pastoral letter yesterday (Saturday, Nov. 19). It outlines his vision and Synod Priorities for our local church, informed through feedback from the Synod process. You can read the letter at archspm.org/synodletter.
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Taizé Evening Prayer
Please join us for Taizé Evening Prayer, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at St. Richard. Named after the monastery in France where much of the music was composed, Taize prayer is an ecumenical hour of beautiful music, candlelight, and prayerful silence. Music is led by a chamber choir, soloists, piano, guitar, and an instrumental ensemble.
Taizé Evening Prayer is held the first Friday of every month at St. Richard.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Faith Formation & Sacraments
To sign up for faith formation classes, please follow this link to the St. Richard website.
MARY'S HYMN IS
ENDLESS LOVE AND PRAISE
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary