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Entries for November 2023

Parish Office Holiday Hours

Posted on November 30, 2023 in: General News

Parish Office Holiday Hours
The Parish Office will be closed for the Christmas Holidays Monday, December 25th through January 1st. The Office will open at 7:00 am on Tuesday, January 2nd.

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From the Principal

Posted on November 30, 2023 in: General News

From the Principal
Blessings to your family this Advent season! During this Advent season, the faculty and students, along with PSR, are focusing on the reflections of Saint Pope John Paul II. Each week the students will focus on different reflections as well as certain actions they can d...

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Christmas Toy Collection

Posted on November 30, 2023 in: General News

Christmas Toy Collection
The St. Vincent DePaul Christmas Toy Collection at St. Gerard Majella Parish will take place December 9th/10th. The 2 major contributors to the program are the Parish School of Religion (PSR), and parishioners without children in our elementary school. The organizations...

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Give a Meal-A-Month

Posted on November 30, 2023 in: General News

Give a Meal-A-Month
December 9/10, is our regular Give a Meal a Month collection. This month’s menu is a small canned ham (not refrigerated‐ available at Walgreens or CVS) or Spam or Treet, canned sweet potatoes, green beans, and applesauce (plastic jar). The optional item is toilet ...

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Lunch & Learn

Posted on November 23, 2023 in: General News

Lunch & Learn
Friday, December 8th, 11:30am "Nativity Scenes in Art" Presented by Betsy Solomon, Art Historian One of our favorite speakers will discuss many of the nativity depictions by famous artists throughout the ages. Please join us as we enjoy an entertaining and educational presentat...

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Christmas Baskets, 2023

Posted on November 23, 2023 in: General News

Christmas Baskets, 2023
For many years The Society of St. Vincent DePaul has been sponsoring the Adopt‐A‐Family Christmas Basket for Feed My People. Again, this year, they are asking for donations of gift cards for our neighbors in need.  You will be assigned a family and receive the...

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First Saturday Devotions

Posted on November 23, 2023 in: General News

First Saturday Devotions
First Saturday Devotions, Saturday, December 2nd, 9:00am Mass, Rosary, and 15 minute meditation. Our Lady of Fatima promised Sr. Lucia she would assist at the hour of death with the graces necessary for salvation for all who would offer her five consecutive First Saturd...

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St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive – Amazing Response!
The generosity of St. Gerard Majella parishioners was displayed by the success of the clothing drive over the weekend of November 11 and 12. In just 7 hours of collection time, the amount of donated items was enough to fill a 20 foot truck! As a result of your donations, our neighbors in need will b...

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Pilgrimage News

Posted on November 16, 2023 in: General News

Pilgrimage News
Please "Save the date" for the next SGM pilgrimage!  Father Rubie will lead us to holy sites in England and Scotland. See Westminster Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, the Tower of London, Cambridge, Oxford and Walsingham, the National Catholic Shrine t...

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Advent/Christmas Music Opportunities!
Here's the start of a new tradition! We invite everybody to join in Christmas caroling (place to be determined - there's lots of options!) on Saturday, December 16, immediately following the 5:00 pm Mass. Music is provided, and everybody gets a chance to sing carols we love and maybe we can ...

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Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Posted on November 16, 2023 in: General News

Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Join us Sunday, November 26th, for Adoration of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament and to pray for His Divine Mercy - for us and on the whole world. Exposition begins at 3:00 pm to commemorate the hour of death of Our Lord – the hour of great mercy and of great grace.

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Kerygma Speaker Series Update

Posted on November 09, 2023 in: General News

Kerygma Speaker Series Update
Did you miss the October 25th Kerygma session with Brian Miller.  Be sure to check it out online. Patty Schneier, a well know local speaker, will be coming to SGM on Wednesday evening, December 13, at 7:00pm in Liguori Hall.  She will speak on Evangelizing to our Adult Children. Sh...

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PALS Bambinelli

Posted on November 09, 2023 in: General News

PALS Bambinelli
PALS is hosting the nativity blessing on December 3rd from 4:00 until 5:00 pm. We invite PALS families to bring their baby Jesus from their nativity sets to be blessed in church while the children’s choir sings. Then we will head over to Liguori hall for cookie decorating and crafts. RSVP to s...

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Giving Tuesday is Coming

Posted on November 09, 2023 in: General News

Giving Tuesday is Coming
Tuesday, November 28! #iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday is on November 28! We have set up a 2023 campaign to directly support our parish school. We are blessed to offer our students a robust curriculum, including a variety of specialty classes. The breadth of these classes h...

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Choir News

Posted on November 09, 2023 in: General News

Choir News
The Cherub Choir for grades K-2 and the Children’s Choir, for grades 3-5, will be gearing up for 2 events this Advent and Christmas seasons! Rehearsals are on Sundays in the Church from 2:00 – 2:45 pm. Although we have already had one rehearsal, there's plenty of time to join us! The...

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Donut Sunday

Posted on November 02, 2023 in: General News

Donut Sunday
Join us for Donut Sunday on November 12th following the 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 am Masses in Meeting Room 220/221. This month's event is hosted by the members of the SGM ACTS Core Team. We hope to see you there!

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2023 Marian Guild Poinsettia Sale

Posted on November 02, 2023 in: General News

2023 Marian Guild Poinsettia Sale
It’s that time of year again to place your order for poinsettias from Wiethop Nursery, sponsored by the SGM Marian Guild! Poinsettias make great gifts for family, friends, clients, co-workers, and teachers. In addition, the Memorial Poinsettia Fund is a wonderful way to remember&n...

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Bulletin Deadline Changes for the Holidays
Because of the bulletin company’s scheduling, the following deadline changes for the November and December bulletins have changed. Please take note of the changes.   Bulletin Date                          &...

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Frozen Turkey Collection

Posted on November 02, 2023 in: General News

Frozen Turkey Collection
Please mark your calendars for Monday, November 20th.  Once again, It's Turkey Collection Day to benefit St. Vincent de Paul and Guardian Angel Settlement Association Thanksgiving Dinners. The need is great! Please drop off frozen turkeys at the front of the church ...

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Give A Meal A Month

Posted on November 02, 2023 in: General News

Give A Meal A Month
November 11/12, is our regular Give a Meal a Month collection. This month’s menu is beef stew, corn, green beans, applesauce (plastic jar) and biscuit mix (box or packet) The optional item is shampoo.  If donating by check, make your check out to St. Cronan F...

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