Fr. Thomas McGing, Pastor
Julie Harkins, Parish Secretary/Bookkeeper
Rita Haselhorst & Amy Love, CRE
Hunter Yentzen, Youth Minister
Telephone Parish Office: 601 924 6344
WEB Site: www.holy-savior-ms.org
First Sunday of Advent
November 29, 2015
LITURGY OF THE WEEK
RITE OF WELCOME is next Sunday, December 6th for the candidates who are continuing to the Catechumenate stage. We thank all the parishioners who helped during the enquiry stage. We encourage parishioners to keep them in your prayers as they take this step and discern their future in the Catholic Church. RCIA class continues this Tuesday, December 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the RE building.
PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION there will be no CCD this Sunday, November 29. Classes will resume on Wednesday, December 2.
--ADVENT PROGRAM the children’s Advent Program is this Sunday, November 29TH at 6:00 p.m. in the Church followed by a potluck dinner in the Parish Center. All parishioners are invited to attend.
--CHRISTMAS PROGRAM for children in Pre-K through 6th grade is December 24th. Practice will be held on Wednesday, December 2nd and 9th, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the church with a mandatory practice on Saturday, December 19th at 10 a.m. followed by Pizza at 11:00 a.m. For more information contact Rita Haselhorst.
REFLECTIONS FOR ADVENT small group sessions have begun for the Advent season. We are using the book The Joy of Advent: Daily Reflections from Pope Francis. We thank all who are participating and the host families and leaders. For more information or if you would like to join a group contact Paula Craft at 601-259-8045.
HOLY SAVIOR ANGEL TREE The Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring the Angel Tree Project again this year in conjunction with the 4C’s of Clinton. The Angel Tree provides an opportunity for parishioners to help provide Christmas gifts for the disadvantaged. “Angels” will be available this weekend November 28-29 and December 5-6. Gifts should be wrapped and placed in the back of the church beginning December 12-13 and no later than December 19-20.
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY is Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle. The Mass honors married couples, but especially invites couples celebrating their 25th, 50th, 60th or any significant wedding anniversary in 2016. Parishioners celebrating significant anniversaries should call Julie at the Parish Office at 601-924-6344 no later than December 31st. Formal invitations will be mailed in January.
CYO NEWS the CYO will not meet Sunday November 22nd or 29th. The next meeting will be December 6th. Parents wishing to be added to the CYO parent email list, please email email@example.com
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS NEWS
--Congratulations to Sean Dubra who received his 3rd Degree. Men 18 & older interested in joining the Knights of Columbus can contact, Grand Knight, Craig Harrell at 601-720-8303.
--parishioners are invited to join with the Knights in praying the rosary on Saturday, November 28th in the Chapel at 4:30 p.m.
--The Knights will be leading the Clinton Christmas Paradeon Saturday, December 5th at 10:00 a.m.
SAUSAGE AND BISCUIT SUNDAY the knights will be selling sausage and biscuits next Sunday, December 6th after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Sausage and Biscuits are $1.50 each or 4 for $5.
LITURGICAL MINISTER’ SCHEDULE the next schedule will cover January and February. Please refer any communication regarding the schedule to Julie at the Parish Office 601-924-6344 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make your requests by December 13th.
MS COLLEGE CATHOLIC STUDENT ASSOC. CSA will not meet this Sunday, November 29th due to Thanksgiving break.
HOLY SAVIOR MOTHER’S MEETING is a new group developed to support and affirm young mothers. The next meeting is Wednesday, December 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the RE building.
CARMELITE GIFT SHOP has a full line of statues, holy water fonts, Christmas cards and gifts. The Carmelite Monastery is located at 2155 Terry Rd., Jackson. Their hours are Mon-Fri 9-4 and Sat 11-3. Thank you for your continued support!
ALTAR SOCIETY Parishioners wishing to put flowers at the Altar in memory of a loved one should contact Sharon Hopkins at 601-668-7216 or email@example.com.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Feast of the Immaculate Conception – December 8th
8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Parish Penance Service – December 16th – 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Mass 5:00 p.m. – children’s program
beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Day Mass – 9:00 a.m.
NOVEMBER 22nd COLLECTION Thank you for your generosity!
Sunday Regular $6538 Loose $255 Building Fund $250
Mississippi Missions $30 TOTAL $7073