St. Mary’s Schedule of Advent Opportunities for Prayer and Preparation

November 27th – First Sunday of Advent

  • Blue Books available
  • Giving Tree ornaments available online and in church
  • Adventure to Christmas 10:30am – Noon in the gym
  • What is Advent all about? – 7:15 – 8:15 pm
  • School Alumni Blessing at all Masses

November 28th – Monday

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel
  • Reconciliation available

November 30th – Wednesday

  • Wednesday Evening Rosary, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel

December 1st – Thursday

  • Advent Taizé Prayer Service at 7:00 pm in the church

December 4th – Second Sunday of Advent

  • Giving Tree gifts must be returned by this weekend
  • What is Advent all about? – 7:15 – 8:15 pm

December 5th – Monday

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Reconciliation, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel
  • Invitation to young adults 21 and over – Join us for adoration and then a gathering at NY Beer Project afterwards.

December 7th – Wednesday

  • Spark! Young Adult Group 7-8:30 pm
  • Day of Mercy and Healing begins in church
    • 24 hours of Adoration and Reconciliation
    • 5:00 pm Solemnity Vigil Mass, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
    • 9:00 pm – Night Prayer
    • Wednesday Evening Rosary, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel

December 8th – Thursday – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy day of Obligation)

  • Day of Mercy Continues:
    • 7:00 and 9:00 am Mass
    • 12:00 Noon – Rosary
    • 3:00 pm – Chaplet of Divine Mercy
    • 7:00 pm Mass

December 11th – Third Sunday of Advent

  • Bambinelli Sunday – Bring Baby Jesus from your manger to be blessed at Mass.
  • What is Advent all about? – 7:15 – 8:15 pm

December 12th – Monday

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Reconciliation, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel

December 14th – Wednesday

  • Wednesday Evening Rosary, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel

December 15th – Thursday

  • Family of Parishes Penance Service at Nativity on Main and Harris Hill 7:00 pm

December 16th – Friday

  • Blessing of Outdoor Manger and Tree – 7:00 pm in front of church

December 18th – Fourth Sunday of Advent

  • What is Advent all about? – 7:15 – 8:15 pm

December 19th – Monday

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Reconciliation, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel

December 21st – Wednesday

  • Wednesday Evening Rosary, 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel