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What's Happening at Saint Christine's?

Forgot to get a bulletin this week? Don't worry, you can read it online just click the Weekly Bulletin image below for the complete bulletin. We have also listed a number of highlighted bulletin announcements below for your convenience.

Do you know when you're serving on the altar next? Current ministry schedules can be found in the Schedules area.

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Complete a Parish Registration Form, Find out when your child's CCD classes will be or what activities we have planned. It's all here.

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(Updated 11/26/22)

Regular Mass Schedule

St. Christine's
Church
Weekdays: 9:00 AM
Saturday: 5:00 PM
*Sunday: 7 AM, 9 AM, 11 AM & * 6 PM Youth (All Welcome)

St. Theresa's Chapel
Closed until next year

Confessions:
Saturday 4 to 4:45 PM (church)


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(PK - 5 sch)
Confirmation Schedules/Lessons (10/26)
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CCD Tuition Letter (22/23)

Prayer Shawl Ministry (22/23)
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ADVENT CANDLES & PRAYER BOOKLETS
Advent Candles and Prayer Booklets will be available for purchase
in the foyer of the church after all the Masses next weekend.
Candle Sets are $5 each. Prayer booklets are $1 each.

“Building the Creche” - A beautiful tradition!

Building the Creche will take place on Thursday, December 1st 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.

SUNDAY EVENING MASS AT ST. CHRISTINE'S - 6:00 PM
Saint Christine’s will now offer a Mass on Sunday at 6:00 pm. This Mass is focused on the youth of our parish but all parishioners are most welcome to attend.

Saint Christine’s Office Hours

Parish Office will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and   Thursday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Religious Education Office will be open on
  Monday 2:30 - 5:30 pm
  Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 12 noon - 5:30 pm
Confirmation Office will be open on
  Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

LIVE STREAMING MASSES AT ST CHRISTINE'S

You can watch Mass celebrated at Saint Christine’s anytime on your computer. Go to saintchrsitine.org, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the You Tube link.

Upcoming Saturday/Sunday Masses will be Streamed Live on:   

Sun 11/27 11:00 AM | Sat 12/3 5:00 PM
Sun 12/11 11:00 AM
| Sat 12/17 5:00 PM

Please Consider Using St. Christine's Secure and Convenient Online Giving or Online Giving's Quick Give Programs

You can support Saint Christine’s Parish on a regular basis by signing up for Online Giving. By giving your weekly contribution on a recurring electronic basis, you help our parish more accurately forecast our finances.

This method is a safe, secure and dependable means of giving for you and our parish and it is more convenient for you.
Learn more about setting up an Online Giving account. Not quite ready to create an account but would like to support the parish? Consider using "Quick Give" to make a one time online gift/donation using your credit card. Learn more about Quick Give.

 

Ways to Watch Mass

Click above to watch the most recently recorded Mass

Other Ways to Watch

Live Sat 5 PM or
Sun 11 AM Mass
Mass on YouTube
Live & Recorded

Recorded

Marshfield Public Television Airing Times
Mon - 8:30 PM |  Tues - 7 AM  |  Thur - 9 PM   |  Fri - 11 AM
Verizon - Ch 34    |    Comcast Ch 13


~ Highlighted Parish News ~
(If you don't see what you're looking for in the highlights below please check the complete bulletin )

GRAND ANNUAL COLLECTION 2022 - Goal: $170,000   |    Total Received: $ 117,805

Our Grand Annual Collection is now underway. Funds from this collection help to pay our weekly bills. Your Grand Annual envelopes may be placed in the collections baskets or mailed directly to the rectory throughout the year. Each family is asked to contribute $400. However, what one gives is your choice and no one should give beyond their means. Envelopes are on the ushers’ tables. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Please Read this Letter from Fr. Mario Concerning the 2022 Grand Annual Collection

Last Week's Offertory Collection
Budgeted Goal: $9,800
Received:  
On-Line Giving: $2,950
Total:  
Deficit:
This weeks collection amounts will be
included in next week's bulletin.
>> Your generosity is GREATLY appreciated!!<<
 ~ Thanks to all our Online Giving subscribers. ~
~ Please Consider our Online Giving Program ~

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 their memory 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.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION / FAITH FORMATION / CCD

Faith Formation classes will resume on Monday, November 28th

Grade 3: Saint Nicholas Mass will be celebrated next Sunday, December 4th at the 9:00 am liturgy.
Grade 3: Please bring your items for our Saint Nicholas Gift Baskets to class this week.

Confirmation Classes
Grade 9 will meet on Sunday, December 4th at 5 pm.
Grade 10 will meet Sunday, December 11th at 5 pm
Following classes, Mass will be celebrated at 6:00 pm. Parents are most welcome to attend this Mass.

Advent Craft and Movie Night December 2nd Parents: Take the Night Off !!!
Saint Christine’s will host a night of Advent crafts, movies and Christmas carols for children in Pre-School through Grade 5 on Friday, December 2nd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please call the Faith Formation Office at 781-837-0088 or email stchristinereled@gmail.com to sign up. Space is limited.

Grades 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
Giving Tree Collection for Father Bill’s and the Marshfield Community Please bring to class the following items for Men, Women and Children Hats, Gloves, Mittens, Socks and Fleece Tops (sizes Small to XLarge) Do Not Gift Wrap You can choose to include a gift bag!! All Giving Tree donations must be returned to the parish hall by Sunday, December 4th

GIVING TREE 2022 - Gift Card Collection
Time is running out, there's no tree to pull cards from this year, you just need to purchase your gift cards and bring them to the church.
We see Jesus in the Eucharist and in our neighbors in need. Last Christmas, because of your generosity, the Giving Tree was able to provide assistance to 116 Marshfield families in need. This year, the increased cost of housing, groceries, and fuel has increased the number of Marshfield families who need help with the essentials of life not only at Christmas by year round. Our Giving Tree volunteers will begin collecting Gift Cards to local stores beginning Saturday, November 19th through Sunday, December 4th.

Our distribution date will be Friday, December 9th.
You may also bring your donations to the rectory during office hour
s.

Suggestions for Gift Cards include Stop & Shop, Shaws, Roche Brothers, Ocean State Job Lot, Dollar Tree, Target, Walmart, Marshalls, and T.J. Maxx.

Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity..

BUILDING THE CRECHE - A beautiful tradition!
Building the Creche will take place on Thursday, December 1st 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.

ADVENT CANDLES & PRAYER BOOKLETS
will be available for purchase in the foyer of the church after all the Masses next weekend. Candle Sets are $5 each. Prayer booklets are $1 each.

CHRISTMAS SENIOR LUNCHEON IS THIS WEDNESDAY!
Wednesday, November 30th at 12:30 pm
Join us at Mama Mia’s on Careswell Street for a Christmas Luncheon with a Christmas Sing-A-Long and a Yankee Swap with a gift between $13 and $15. Tickets are $40. For reservations and more information, please call Audrey at 617-686-8978.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT LaSALETTE SHRINE - Get your tickets!!!
If you are interested in a day trip to LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro on December 11th, please call Audrey at 617-686-8978. Audrey is in the process of making reservations for the trip but needs to

CHRISTMAS WREATHS & GARLANDS
Boy Scout Troop 101 will sell wreaths with bows for $18 each and 25 foot garlands for $18 each after all the Masses this weekend and next weekend. 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 support.

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Saint 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.

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IMPORTANT PARISH NOTICES

REMINDER: The Marshfield Fire Department has requested that our parishioners refrain from parking in front of the church as it prevents their access in times of emergency.

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.

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.

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