Parish Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday ~ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, December 4th
Tuesday, December 5th
Wednesday, December 6th
Mass at 8:00 am
8:30 am - 9:00 am Confessions
8:30 am - 9:30 am Adoration and Benediction
*** Additional Advent Confessions ***
December 6th, 13th, and 20th
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, December 7th
Mass at 8:00 am
Friday, December 8th
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Mass at 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 9th
Confessions at 5:00 pm -5:15 pm
Mass at 5:30 pm
Sunday, December 10th
Second Sunday of Advent
Mass at 10:30 am
Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator::
Ms. Wendy S. Krisak, M.A.,NCC, LPC– Direct Phone: 800-791-9209
Diocesan Secretary for Youth Protection & Catholic Human Services
Pamela Russo, MSW, MS - Phone: 610-871-5200 Ext. 2204
The Diocese of Allentown provides assistance to anyone who, as a minor, was sexually abused by a priest, deacon, or employee/volunteer of the Diocese/Parish. Parents, guardians, children, and survivors of sexual abuse are invited & encouraged to contact the Diocese of Allentown for more info about this program. The fullness of compassion should be extended to these victims by the Church. To lean more about the Diocese of Allentown’s Youth Protection
Programs, Sexual Abuse Policy, & Code of Conduct, please visit www.allentowndiocese.org & click on “Youth
Protection” in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Baptisms are usually celebrated on a Sunday afternoon. Parents need to be registered parishioners and attend a Baptismal Preparation Class. At least one Godparent must be a practicing Catholic for a valid reception of Baptism and also obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from
Arrangements should be made at least 6 months prior to the proposed wedding date to begin pre-nuptial instructions. Please call the parish office for more information and schedule an appointment with the Pastor.
Saturdays @ 4:45-5:15 pm or call the rectory to schedule an appointment.
Certificates of Eligibility for Baptism and Confirmation require the sponsor to be a registered & active member of the parish, and if married, in a valid marriage recognized by the Catholic Church.
Please call the parish office for additional information.
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