Advent begins on Sunday, November 30th.
Below are opportunities to prepare our hearts, souls and minds for Christmas.
Begin Advent with a copy of the Little Blue Book, six- minute daily reflections, available after all Masses the weekend of November 23rd.
Copies of At Home with the Word are on sale in the Kennedy Room after the 8:30 and 10:45 am Sunday Masses, and in the parish offices during the week.
The Christmas Toy Drive benefits the children of Assumption Parish and the Spanish Catholic Center of Langley Park. Please visit the Christmas tree located in the church and select an ornament.
Visit Findtheperfect gift.org to learn how enhance your Advent with expressions of love.
"Joy of the Gospel" - Pope Francis
November 30, December 7 & 14, 9:45-10:45 am,
in the Kennedy Room with Anna LaNave.
ADVENT BOOK DISCUSSION FOR WOMEN
"How Big is your God?" -Paul Coutinho,SJ & Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM
Wednesdays December, 3, 11 & 18, 10:30 am,
in the Youth Room with Sr. Pat Mensing.
CHERUB CHOIR REHEARSALS
Wednesday, December 3, 10 & 17, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
YOUNG ADULT RECEPTION
Saturday, December 6, 6:00-8:00 pm
in the Enzler Room.
Join Father John Dakes and Deacon Craig Hanley for holiday
cheer....wine, beer, food and fellowship.
FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Monday, December 8, a holy day of obligation.
Masses: 7:00 and 8:30 am, 7:30 pm.
PARISH PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION SERVICES
Tuesday, December 9, 7:30 pm
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Saturday, December 13, 9:00 am
MEN OF MERCY
Saturday, December 13, 7:00 pm
LESSONS AND CAROLS
Sunday, December 14, 3:00 pm
Presented by the Parish Choir and Handbell Choir with a brass
quintet. The program will end with a Christmas Carol sing-a- long.
CHRISTMAS PAGEANT- RELIGIOUS FORMATION
December 14, 10:00 am, in the Church
Sunday, December 14, 6:30- 7:30 pm
Mercy youth invite parish families to join them for a night
of Christmas caroling and fun following the 5:00 pm Youth Mass.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM-OUR LADY OF MERCY SCHOOL
Thursday, December 18, 7:00 pm, in the Church
Saturdays of Advent, 4:00 -5:00 pm
Saturday, December 20, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm