ADVENT: As we prepare for the coming of the Lord and Christmas, we need to take some time out from this busy season to reflect upon the great gifts given to us. Please join our parish on these days:
-Sunday, December 15 4:00 p.m. Parish Lessons and Carols & Christmas Pageant
-Monday, December 16 5-7:00 p.m. Reconciliation Monday (Confessions)
-Try to attend daily Mass during the season at 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday
LESSONS & CAROLS AND CHRISTMAS PAGEANT will be on Sunday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m. The program will feature traditional readings and hymns offered by the Magdalene choir, and provides a wonderful way to enhance your Christmas spiritual preparation. Join us for refreshments. ALL ARE WELCOME!
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION TEACHER NEEDED: We need a teacher and assistant teacher for a small 6th grade class on Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. Lesson plans provided. Please call the rectory at 914-631-0529 or Dotty Meehan at 914-552-7628 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECONCILIATION MONDAY is Monday, December 16. Here at the Magdalene it will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come to prepare yourself for the coming of Christ.
SUNDAY BRUNCH AT THE MAGDALENE: Despite the weather last weekend, we had about 25 people attend our brunch. A special thank you to Jean & Ed Sudol, and Maria, Doug and Steven Washburn for setting up the parish hall. Also, thank you Linda Hornby, Dave and Elizabeth Impastasto, Beth Loffredo and Jeanne LiMarzi for cleanup.
KNIT 1, PURL 1… The Magdalene Knitting group have been busy bees. We would like to invite our Church community to view our crafts. They will be on display after all the mases next weekend, December 14-15. At our next meeting, 12/19, we will be delivering our donations to the Maria Ferrari Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and Life Option in Yonkers. Our group will resume on January 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the parish hall. All beginners are welcomed.
GIVING TREE: Please take a gift tag, purchase a new gift and return it unwrapped no later than Sunday, December 15. Gifts this year are toys and clothing for the children served by the RSHM Life Center, which provides advocacy, information, referrals and other basic services to low income families in Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown area.