We have entered into the church’s new liturgical calendar — Happy New Year to us!!! Advent is here, a season on waiting and preparing for the “coming” or “arrival”, known as Christmas, the birth of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Our Parish invites you to the various activities during this month:
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated on December 8, Friday. It is a holy day of obligation. Masses will be at 7:30am, 10:00am (school), and 5:30pm.
The Parish Christmas Party is on December 9, Saturday at 6pm at the Parish Hall. Tickets can be purchased at the Parish Office.
The Filipino tradition “Simbang Gabi”, and the Hispanic tradition “Posadas”, both a 9-day novena, starts on December 15.
A 9-day novena for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe starts on December 3 and ends on December 12 with a Mañanita at 5am followed by a Mass at 6am.
The Young Adult Ministry will be sponsoring the “Gift-Giving Tree”. Get your “star” and make a child happy this Christmas.
Check the bulletin for the schedule of Parish Penance Services of various South Bay parishes. St. Charles Parish Penance Service is scheduled for December 4, Monday at7:00pm.
Christmas Masses are as follows: December 24 at 5pm, 7:30pm, and midnight; December 25 at 7:00am, 8:30am, 10am, & 11:30am (Spanish).
May the blessed and holy Season of Advent and Christmas bring peace, joy, and warmth in your heart and home!!!
Saturday: 8:00 AM & 5:00 PM (Vigil Mass)
Sunday: 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM,
11:30 AM (Spanish), 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
Weekdays: 7:30 AM & 5:30 PM
Holy Days: Check bulletin schedule
Tuesday: After the 7:30 AM Mass Fatima Devotion
First Friday: Adoration of the
Blessed Sacrament after 7:30 AM Mass
until 5:00 PM Benediction
First Friday: Mass in Spanish at 7PM
Saturday: 3:30 – 4:30
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