DECEMBER 6, 2019
ST. CLARE CONNECTION
FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
Thursday, December 12
Mass at 6:30 p.m.
Reception with Mexican food after Mass in the fellowship hall.
THIS WEEKEND
GIVING TREE ORNAMENTS & GIFTS: PLEASE RETURN YOUR WRAPPED GIFTS TO THE CHURCH NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8.
Thank you for your generosity!
ORNAMENT FEATURES CHRIST CHILD
A new limited edition Christmas ornament featuring St. Clare Church art is available this weekend. This is the 12th in a series of collectors' ornaments and will be sold for $10 each.
MASTERWORKS CONCERT: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 AT 7:30 PM AT ST. CLARE CHURCH
"A Masterworks Holiday Concert: Christmas ancient and new"
Southern Illinois’ most beautiful holiday concert, featuring candlelight procession and favorite carols. Tickets available at the door. Adults $25; Seniors 65+ and Military $20; Students $10. 
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. CLARE!
SENIORS CELEBRATE THE SEASON!
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT 6:30 PM IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL
Christmas potluck dinner with fried chicken and a gift exchange!
Please bring a side dish or dessert and a $5 gift for the gift exchange game. Parishioners over 55 and their friends from any parish are invited to join the club, which usually meets at 6:30 on the second Monday of the month. For more information, please call Judy at 632-4074. 
REAL QUESTIONS
Ask & Discuss Questions about Our Faith
NEW DATE &LOCATION!
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11 AT 6:30 PM IN THE LIBRARY

Join the Conversation! Come with questions or to learn from the questions of others. Refreshments and babysitting provided. Contact Matt Flynn (matthewflynn5@gmail.com, 632-3562) for details on babysitting reimbursements.
ST. CLARE ADVENT CONCERT

"Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord"

St. Clare Church
Sunday, December 15
6:30 p.m.

A concert of Advent Music and Scripture featuring our parish and school choirs.
THE ALTAR SODALITY CHRISTMAS PARTY
MONDAY, DECEMBER 16 AT 6:00 PM IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL
Please bring an appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, or sweet treat to share. Please bring a wrapped $5.00 gift if you wish to participate in the gift exchange game. We will also be collecting dish towels, dish cloths and potholders for the welcome baskets distributed to those transitioning from shelters in to homes of their own. Please do not wrap these items. All women of the parish are invited to join us. 
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE AT ST. CLARE CHURCH
DECEMBER 19 AT 7:00 P.M.
See the bulletin for services at local churches.
ANNUAL ST. VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION
DECEMBER 14/15
Please read this week's insert in the bulletin on the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Their annual collection will be next weekend. You may also give online at stclarechurch.weshareonline.org/svdp
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