On Sunday, December 16, Fr Lou welcomed the following into the church.
Shauna Meadors, sponsor: JoAnn Ribniker
Ernest DuBois, sponsor: Ken Shaw
Amy Newton, sponsor: Rick Newton
Wednesday, December 19, Saint Julie hosted the fifth evening of Simbang Gabi, a Filipino tradition of a celebratory nine days of Masses and feasts . The beauty and pageantry of this Filipino custom is quite a sight as the children prepare for the arrival of the infant Jesus. There is festive music and traditional garments. It is a beautiful celebration to await the birth of our Savior and King!
It is always a memorable event as Saint Julie Billiart hosted for the 26th year the Simbang Gabi Filipino Christmas novena. The feast that followed was a sight to hehold!
Come Join YAH for an Advent Day of Reflection on December 11, 2018. Doors open at 11am. Lunch will be served promptly at 12Noon. Our guest speaker is Dr Mary Amore from Mayslake Ministries. Mary will be sharing on the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary. All are welcome to this beautiful event. Members please consider bringing a guest!
Lunch for Members $7. Non-members $10. This is open to all.
Dr. Mary Amore, holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Liturgy and Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies from Catholic Theological Union. Dr. Amore is the author of Primary Symbols of Worship and the Call to Participation, as well as the creator of three DVD Series: Eucharist: Pathway of Transformation, Healing and Discipleship; From Mary’s Heart to Yours, and the Blessed Sacrament: Fountain of Mercy all published by Pauline Media. Dr. Amore is also the editor and co-contributor of Every Day with Mary, a daily devotional recently published by Our Sunday Visitor.
A Cardinal Bernardin Scholar and distinguished member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, Mary is a national presenter at the LA Congress, University of Dallas Ministry Conference, Diocese of New Hampshire Ministry Conference, Mid-Atlantic Conference as well as conducting parish missions, retreats, and adult faith formation programs. Dr. Amore is also the creator and host of two television shows: Soul Snackin with Dr. Mary Amore, shown on Comcast and “A Willing Spirit” on ShalomWorld tv. Married, and the mother of two young adults, Dr. Amore serves as the full time Executive Director of Mayslake Ministries.
Dr. Mary Amore is also a proud member of the Catholic speakers bureau, CMG Booking.
Calling all singers:
1st through 6th Grade!
Do you like to sing?
Please join us for 3pm Mass on Christmas Eve. Rehearsals are on in the Parish Hall on Tuesdays December 4, 11, and 18 from 5:00-6:00pm.
Please return registration form (below or in the entryway by the Parish Office) to the parish office (or by email) by Monday, December 3.
Pre-registration is appreciated. But if you don’t pre-register, you can still sing; please bring the form to rehearsal on December 4.
For more information, please contact Siobhan Maguire in the Music Office 708.429.6767 x229, [email protected].
Do you play an instrument?
Please consider joining our Parish Orchestra. The Orchestra plays for Christmas and Easter. Instrumentalists receive the music in advance and prepare on their own.
There will be a rehearsal on Sunday, December 23 12noon-1:30pm. Please save this date and consider sharing your talent during this Christmas season. There are no auditions for the Parish Orchestra.
For more information, see Siobhán Maguire after Mass, or send an e-mail to [email protected], or call 708.429.6767 x229.
Please click for the Festival Choir Application Form