NOTES FROM FR. JOHN: Since my family will be away for Thanksgiving, and I was busy from June through October with weddings and baptisms, I will be leaving on Sunday, November 18 for a working vacation as chaplain aboard Holland America’s Veendam for 11 days. The ship will be sailing to Cuba, Belize, Honduras, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and Jamaica, ending in Ft. Lauderdale on the 30th. Fr. Reynolds will be covering the masses here at the Magdalene. I am grateful for his assistance. I wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving and, I will be looking forward to preparing for Christmas upon my return.
Fr. John will host a “Brief Introduction to the Gospel of Luke” on Wednesday evening, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall.
CHRISTMAS BRUNCH AT SLEEPY HOLLOW C. C.: To celebrate the beginning of our 125th Anniversary year, there will be a brunch on Sunday, December 2 at Sleepy Hollow C.C. between noon and 3:00 p.m. The menu is posted on our two bulletin boards in the rear of the Church. Flyers can be found in the back of the church. Please make check out to “Church of the Magdalene.” Sleepy Hollow C. C. will be all decked out for the holidays. No reservations or payments will be taken at the door. Deadline is November 30.
CHRISTMAS FAIR AT THE MAGDALENE: Our Christmas Market is full! Come do your gift shopping on December 1st! We have 24 vendors: books, gifts, clothing, food, ornaments, candies, decorations and wreaths. We will be serving coffee, cider, donuts, cookies, hot dogs and snacks. This will surely be a fun event full of Christmas spirit! Please spread the word to all of your friends and family.
THANKSGIVING DAY MASS AT THE MAGDALENE will be at 9:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Please join us for mass with the family.
THANK YOU FROM SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH:
“I am very grateful for your generous 2018 World Mission Sunday gift of $1606.00 for the support of the Church’s missionary work from the people of Church of the Magdalene. You are part of the service and the very presence of the Church throughout the Missions. Thanking you again for your generous participation in this year’s World Mission Sunday celebration, and with all prayerful best wishes.”
– Rev. Msgr. Marc Filacchioner