TREE 2020 GIFT CARD COLLECTION
of Gift Cards to families will take place on Friday, December 3rd.
Suggested are Gift Cards from Target, Walmart, Kohl’s, Ocean
State, Marshalls, Amazon, CVS and local supermarkets.
Advent Candles and Prayer
Booklets - will be available
for purchase in the foyer of the church after all the Masses this weekend.
Candle Sets are $5 each. Prayer booklets are $1 each.
Last Weekend's Offertory Collection
You gave $885 for the Youth Programs at our
Thank you for your generosity and faithful support.
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BUILDING THE CRECHE - A Beautiful
Building the Creche will take place on Thursday,
December 2nd at 7:00 pm in the church. All are invited to place straw
in the Creche as we prepare for our Advent season. Light refreshments
will be served in the hall. Everyone is invited so please join us as
a Parish Family.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION / FAITH FORMATION
Faith Formation classes will resume on Monday, November
Grade 3: Saint Nicholas Mass
All of our third grade students will participate in our annual Mass
of Saint Nicholas which will be celebrated next Sunday, December
5th at the 9:00 am liturgy. We thank our parents and our catechists
for their generosity and attention to this important Grade 3 service
project. The gift baskets will be donated to Saint Christine’s
Grade 3: Please bring your items for our Saint Nicholas
Gift Baskets to class this week.
Advent Craft and Movie Night - Parents: Take the Night
Saint Christine’s will host a night of Advent crafts, movie
and Christmas carols for children in Pre-School through Grade 5
on Friday, December 3rd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Pizza and drinks
will be provided. Please call the Faith Formation Office at 781-837-0088
to sign up or you may sign up in class. Space is limited.
Grade 9 and Grade 10 Food Pantry Drive
The past two Sunday, our Confirmation students donated over $280
and 5 carloads of food for the Marshfield Food Pantry Thanksgiving
Service Project. Representatives from the Food Pantry, Sue Young
and Maureen Manns, spoke to the students explaining that the need
for food is significant. They assured students that Saint Christine’s
is a “generous community and is a wonderful partner to the
Food Pantry.” Well done!!
on the Weekly Bulletin link above to read all CCD Announcements.
Thank you to all those who attended the Senior Luncheon at the Fairview
Inn. It was a beautiful day with great company, delicious food, wonderful
music played by Meri-Lee and a fun sing-a-long. Thanks to Sherry &
Nelson Pidgeon and Bob Kolson for taking the time to sell raffle tickets
and to all those who bought tickets. And thank you also to the merchants
who donated gifts for our raffle:
Star Market, Mama Mia’s, Haymarket Fruit, Buppa Restaurant,
and Marshalls. A total of $403 was raised toward painting the ceiling
at Saint Theresa’s Chapel. Your generosity is appreciated. Audrey
CHRISTMAS FLOWER ENVELOPES
The Christmas season is a time of memories especially of our beloved
deceased family and friends. Christmas Flower envelopes for donations
in memory of them have been placed at the entrances of the church. Please
print clearly the names on the back of the envelope and return the envelope
with your donation in the collection basket or to the rectory. You may
also make a Christmas Flower donation on our website by clicking the
On-Line Giving icon and follow directions on Quick Give.
CHRISTMAS TREES AT ROCHE BROTHERS
Brooks’ World will sell Christmas trees at Roche Brothers beginning
on Friday, November 26th. Proceeds from the Tree Sale benefits programs
for children such as scholarships, funds to travel overseas and educational
supplies for children in need. Volunteers are needed to sell trees on
the weekends of December 4/5 and 11/12 working in 2 to 4 hour shifts.
All adults or youth 12 years or older are asked to lend a hand. For
more information or to help, please call 617-962-1193 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHRISTMAS WREATHS & GARLANDS
Boy Scout Troop 101 will sell wreaths for $17 each and 25 foot
garlands for $15 each after all the Masses this weekend and next week
end, December 4/5. All proceeds will help defray the cost of
Boy Scout camping trips, equipment and other Scout activities. Please
make your checks payable to Marshfield Troop 101. Thank you for your
MARSHFIELD GOOD PANTRY - What do
people in need, really need?
Here is some feedback received from food
CATHOLIC WOMENT TODAY & TOMORROW
This Christmas, CWTT will prepare care packages for Rosie’s Place
which is a safe haven for Boston’s Homeless Women. Needed are
personal care items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body
lotions, soaps, hair conditioners, deodorants and lip balms. Please
put your items in a gallon size re-sealable plastic bag and place them
in the box marked Rosie’s Place in the foyer of the church before
Thursday, December 16th. Thank
you for your continued generosity and support of our program. If you
have any questions, please contact Jean Dominick at 781-267-4511.
MARSHFIELD COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
Marshfield Community Christmas needs entertainment and items for their
Auction for their annual Telethon on Friday, December 10th from 7:00
pm to 10:00 pm in the Marshfield High School auditorium. Community Christmas
helps many residents enjoy the magic of Christmas. If you can help,
please contact Mike Maresco at email@example.com.
We sincerely thank all of our advertisers who have placed ads in our
bulletin. Please support the businesses that advertise in our parish
bulletin as their ads help to defray the cost of the bulletin.
Other Catholic Activities in the Area
RCIA: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
RCIA is for those who wish to become a Catholic and prepare to receive
their sacraments to be in full communion with the Catholic Church. Classes
are beginning at Holy Family Church in Duxbury. Those
who are interested in learning more about this process are encouraged
to call Ken McCarthy at 617-549-4620 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growth through Grief Retreat
Miramar Retreat Center will offer a retreat for Mothers who have lost
a child through addiction. The retreat will take place on Friday, November
19th (5 pm) through Sunday, November 21st (11 am). The weekend will provide
healing, grief and loss services, self-care and skill building. The cost
is $310 pp and includes meals, private room and bath. Sliding fee scale
is available. For information and registration, contact Sr. Maryadele
Robinson at 339-440-0859 or email email@example.com.
Christine’s now has a Facebook
page. We will use the Face Book page to post parish news, events, CCD
cancellations, photos and more but we need your help. Visit www.facebook.com/stchristinesmarshfield
and “LIKE” our
page to help spread the word. We’re new to Facebook so please bear
with us as we get up to speed with social media. You can also link to
our Facebook page whereever you see the Facebook logo on our site.
the Complete Bulletin for all Parish News
The Marshfield Fire Department has requested that our parishioners refrain
from parking in front of the church as it prevents their access in times
PARKING LOT REMINDER!!
Please exercise extreme caution in our church parking lot while dropping
off and picking up children from classes. Please drive slowly in the parking
lot and refrain from using cell phones. Children move quickly and your
full attention is needed.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, LECTORS, ALTAR SERVERS
Please check your schedules to see if/when you are assigned. If you unable
to serve your assigned Mass, it is important that you call a substitute
to serve for you.
FAITH FORMATION INFORMATION (CCD)
All children in Grades 1 through 3 must have a parent or another adult
accompany them to and from class each week. Parents must sign children
out before they are released from their class.
FAITH FORMATION CANCELLATIONS DUE TO WEATHER
If classes are cancelled due to weather, notification will be available
on Channels 5, and 7. Please tune into these stations or log onto their
websites. Additionally, cancellations will be announced on WATD radio
(95.9). Please note that if Marshfield Schools are closed, Saint Christine’s
CCD classes are also cancelled.