Feast Day of St. Andrew the Apostle – November 3011-26-2023 |
St. Andrew, the brother of St. Peter, was a native of the town of Bethsaida in Galilee, and a fisherman by profession. Being first a disciple of St. John the Baptist, he later joined Jesus, and also brought to Him his brother Simon, with whom he became a member of the Apostolic College. After the dispersion of the Apostles, St. Andrew preached the Gospel in Scythia, as we learn from Origen; and, as Sophronius says, also in Sogdiana and Colchis.READ MORE
Events & Announcements
Life Teen Meeting
Topic: More than Meets the Eye — Sacramentals
The goal of this night is for the teens to recognize sacramentals and to be able to distinguish between the seven sacraments and the many sacramentals. The night will also expose teens to a variety of sacramentals so that they will be more aware of them and their deeper meaning when they see them.
Topic: Sending Forth
This session presents the dismissal as a commissioning and explores how the Eucharist sends us out to serve others.
Our Lady of the Desert Guild Meeting
The Board will supply breakfast at 9:00am and the meeting will start promptly at 9:30am. Dress for the Holidays and get in the Christmas Spirit. Bring cookies to share if you would like. As always, all women of the parish are invited to attend!.
Thu, Dec 7 5:00pm Vigil Mass
Fri, Dec 8 Masses at 8:00am and 10:00am. The Parish Office is closed today.
Advent Penance Service
Penance Services at 8:30am and 4:30pm