Hands of Christ Award 2018
Please consider nominating a high school senior (graduating class of 2018) for the diocesan Hands of Christ award. The Hands of Christ is a recognition program to assist parishes in affirming their high school seniors who are “Hands of Christ” in their church, home, school and community.
A nominated senior needs to meet the following criteria:
+ Demonstrate a Christian attitude by word & example
+ Be actively involved in their parish as well as their school community.
+ Be a positive role model for their peers.
+ Is a participating Roman Catholic in a parish in the Diocese of Rochester.
+ Is currently a High School Senior.
All nominations are due by Monday, November 27.
To nominate a senior, please pick up a nomination form in the greeting area of church, at the parish office, or fill one out online here. Questions? Call Elizabeth at 671-1100 x 14 or send an e-mail.
Kids Night Out!
At Masses December 2 & 3
Each year we collect mittens, hats and scarves for those less fortunate. If you have purchased or knitted any items and have items to donate you can leave them in the greeting area in church. On the weekend of December 2 & 3, baskets will be available in church to collect the mittens at all Masses.
Sunday, December 3 at 9:00am will be our Monthly Children’s Mass. Children are invited to bring their mittens to the altar when they come forward for the homily that weekend.
Christmas Angel Project
The Christmas Angel Project has begun! Pick up your tags in the greeting area over the next three weekends. Gifts must be returned by Sunday, December 10. See the bulletin for more complete details.
Our St. Rita Society is hosting a
Musical entertainment with
our Music Director Joe Kwiatkowski
Tuesday, December 12
at 7:00pm in the Parish Center
December is here and we are ready to have our annual Christmas party, complete with entertainment and holiday treats. We are pleased to have our Joe Kwiatkowski and our own St. Rita’s musicians entertain us with a medley of Christmas tunes.
Members are asked to please bring an appetizer, chips & dip, cheese & crackers, or a dessert to share with our guests.
Everyone is invited and please feel free to bring your husband, a friend, or a guest!
Also, please bring unwrapped health care products (shampoo, toothpaste, soap, etc.) that will be donated to those in need in shelters and nursing homes.
with Individual Confession
(available in English and Spanish)
Wednesday, December 13 at 7:00 pm
Regular times for Confession:
Saturdays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm and
Wednesdays at 8:45am (after morning Mass)
Advent is a joyful season as we await the celebration of the Lord’s coming among us. Take some quiet time to spend with our Lord. Adoration will be held on Wednesdays:
December 6, December 13, December 20
from 1:00 - 3:00pm in Church