Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day – Mass Schedule

Monday, Dec. 24th      5pm Mass St. Francis of Paola

Monday, Dec. 24th      Midnight Mass St. Cecilia

Tuesday, Dec. 25th      8:00am St. Francis of Paola

Tuesday, Dec. 25th      9:30am St. Cecilia

Tuesday, Dec. 25th      10:30am St. Nicholas

Tuesday, Dec. 25th      11:30am St. Francis of Paola

Tuesday, Dec. 25th       NO 7:00pm Mass at St. Cecilia

Spend Time with the Lord and Pray

Turn to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament

St. Cecilia Chapel:      Open 7:00am to 3:00pm                      Monday—Friday

St. Cecilia Chapel:      Open 9:00pm to 10:00pm                         Monday—Thursday

St. Francis of Paola Church:   Open 7:00am to 3:30pm        Monday—Friday

Williamsburg’s Green Door Gallery

Advent: Mindful Waiting

Williamsburg’s Green Door Gallery (located on the corner of Skillman Ave. and Humboldt Street) has been transformed into an Advent Calendar which started on December 1, with one new piece of art being installed each day culminating on December 23rd, when the last pieces will be installed.

The Gallery is opened one hour each day from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

There will be a gathering with all the artists on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

Please stop by and view the exhibits.

 

Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve – Midnight Mass

Join us at 11:15pm on Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve – Midnight Mass at St. Cecilia Church for a Festival of Lessons and Carols performed by the Divine Mercy Parish Choir.

The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a great way to prayerfully prepare for the coming of the Christmas season.

We hope to see you there!

Advent Reconciliation Monday – December 17, 2018

Advent Reconciliation Monday is December 17, 2018

All of our three churches will be open in the afternoon and evening so that you may take part in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Christmas Album by our Cantor Christiana Cole

Our Cantor, Christiana Cole recorded a Christmas Album this year called                            “A Cozy Christmas with Christiana Cole”.

The price is $10.00 and contains a mix of eight sacred and popular favorites, including “The Christmas Song”, “In the Bleak Midwinter”, “Santa Baby”, “Night of Silence” and “The Prayer”.  They make great stocking stuffers!

Please speak with Christiana after Mass to purchase a copy.

Mass Schedule – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception – Mass Schedule

Friday, December 7, 2018

7:30pm in St. Nicholas Church

Saturday, December 8, 2018

            7:45am in St. Francis of Paola Church

             8:30am in St. Cecilia Church

First Concert Series at Divine Mercy Parish

The Divine Mercy Parish Concert Series is happy to announce that our first concert of our inaugural season is just weeks away.

Come listen to the Andrea Domenici Trio as they play jazz standards and some jazzy arrangement of your favorite Christmas music.

The concert is on Friday, December 14th, at 7:00 pm at our Parish Church of St. Francis of Paola. 

Find more details on Facebook, @dmpconcertseries.

Christmas Giving Tree at Divine Mercy Parish

“Christmas Giving Tree”

The Rosary Society is sponsoring a “Christmas Giving Tree”. The recipient this year is the St. Clare Home for Woman. Please take a candy cane off the tree and purchase a gift card from the business listed on it.

Return your gift card by placing it in the Sunday collection basket or give it to a member of the Rosary Society.  Deadline is Monday, December 17, 2018.

Also collecting, hats, gloves, scarves and socks for the homeless.

St. Theresa Guild Meeting

The next meeting of the St. Theresa Guild will take place on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm in the St. Francis of Paola rectory basement. Meeting theme will be Christmas.

Please join in prayer following the 5pm mass on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at St. Francis of Paola Church.  We will assemble in the front left pews. New members are always welcome.