Archive for December, 2016

Music – Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Click here for the December 24 music insert.

Click here for the December 25 music insert.

Click here for the January 1 music insert.

Christmas Season 2016 – Mass Schedule

Friday, December 9th, 2016

THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD (CHRISTMAS)
Holy Day Of Obligation

Saturday, December 24, 2016—Vigil of Christmas
Security will be provided
4:00 p.m. Mass (Ordinary Form with carols)
5:30 p.m. Mass (Ordinary Form with carols)

** St. John will also have its 4:00pm Mass on Christmas Eve.

Solemn Mass During The Night (Midnight Mass)-Extraordinary Form
Security will be provided
9:00 p.m. Doors open
9:15 p.m. Music begins
10:00 p.m. Solemn High Mass During The Night.
St. Patrick’s Choir with Orchestra and Soloists will sing J.L. Eybler’s Miss. a Sancti Alberti.

Sunday, December 25, 2016—The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
8:00 a.m. No Mass
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Dawn (Ordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Day (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. No Mass

SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
Holy Day Of Obligation

Saturday, December 31, 2016—Vigil
5:30 p.m. Mass

Sunday, January 1, 2017—Solemnity of Mary Mother of God
8:00 a.m. Mass 9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Mass

Confessions will be heard before all Masses;
ending 15 minutes before the start of Mass.

Lessons and Carols at St. Patrick’s Church

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Sunday, January 8, 2017 (Epiphany Sunday) at 3:00 p.m.
The annual tradition of the Christmas service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place here at St. Patrick’s. The combined choirs of Saint Patrick’s and the Jesuit Church, under the direction of Paul Wattigny, will sing glorious music of the season, and lead the congregation in singing favorite carols. Please join us!

Solemn Requiem Mass

Friday, December 9th, 2016

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:30 p.m.—Rosary; 7:00 p.m.—Mass
The Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered for all the deceased members of St. Patrick’s Church and St. John the Baptist Church.
Parking on premises; enter through the gate on South Rampart Street. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED

Retirement Fund for Religious

Friday, December 9th, 2016

This weekend the second collection will be dedicated to the Retirement Fund for Religious. Please be generous.

Music – December 11

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Click here for the December 11 music insert.

Music – December 4

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Click here for the December 4 music insert.

St. Patrick’s Matching Fund Drive

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Between Nov. 27, 2016, First Sunday of Advent and Jan. 8, 2017, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, anyone who donates $1,000.00 or more will be “matched” by our anonymous donor. In other words, anyone who donates $1,000.00 will, in effect, be donating $2,000.00 to the Drive for the necessary repairs and renovations to both St. Patrick’s and to St. John the Baptist.
The necessary repairs and renovations to preserve these buildings are now ours, to carry onward the Catholic faith and traditions that were founded here during the 1800’s. Please consider your donation to the Matching Fund Drive.

In Memory of – 2017 – Envelopes

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Names are now being accepted for the 2017 In Memory Of listing on the back of the weekly Sunday Bulletin. Envelope forms, found in the vestibule of the church, should be completed and returned to the rectory office no later then Monday, January 9, 2017. Once completed the sealed envelope can be placed in any Mass collection basket or hand delivered to the rectory office.

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – December 8 – Holy Day of Obligation

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Vigil and Holy Day Mass Schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
5:30 P.M.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
11:30 A.M.
12:15 P.M.
5:30 P.M. (Extraordinary Form)