Greetings!
Reach out and invite a family to our “Retreat for Families” on December 16 where they will have fun and inspiring time rediscovering the real reason for the Christmas season! 
 
God Bless You,
Father John Mitchell
 
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Suggestions for December
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Books I Am Reading

“Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith”, by Father Robert Barron.

“Joy to the World”, by Scott Hahn.

The Gospel of Matthew, one chapter per day, started on December 1.
Books I Have Read This Year

“He Leadeth Me” by Father Walter Ciszek. (Audiobook)

“My Sisters the Saints” by Colleen Carroll Campbell
 
“7 Secrets of the Eucharist” by Vinny Flynn

“Joan of Arc” by Mark Twain

" The Centurion’s Wife" by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke
Will You Pray for a Priest Each Day?
Prayer Suggestion:  Dear Jesus, hear my prayer on behalf of your priest, Father [N]. Give him a deep faith, a bright and a firm hope. Be his comfort, his joy, and his strength. Amen.  

December 15 – Rev. James Schoenberger
December 16 – Rev. Donald Schwalm
December 17 – Rev. Bob Schwartz
December 18 – Rev. Martin Shallbetter
December 19 – Rev. Chris Shofner
December 20 – Rev. Paul Shovelain
December 21 – Rev. John Siebenaler
December 22 – Rev. Leonard Siebenaler
Upcoming Feast Days:

Saturday, December 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Mass at 5:00 pm

Sunday, December 24
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Mass at 8:00 am, 10:00 am

Sunday, December 24
Christmas Eve
Mass at 5:00 pm

Monday, December 25
Christmas Day
Mass at 8:00 am, 10:00 am

Saturday, December 30
Solemnity of the Holy Family
Mass at 5:00 pm

Sunday, December 31
Solemnity of the Holy Family
Mass at 8:00 am, 10:00 am

Sunday, December 31
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Mass at 5:00 pm

Monday, January 1, 2018
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Mass at 9:00 am
Answer to the Trivia Question of the Week

INCARNATION

God Bless You,
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Father John Mitchell 
Immaculate Conception
Church and School

4030 Jackson Street NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Church: 763-788-9062
School: 763-788-9065

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