Sunday, December 12, 2021

PARISH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sunday, December 12, 2021

1- SECOND COLLECTION
Thank you for supporting the Second Collection, which we dedicate to continue disinfecting our Church facilities and catechetical rooms. We also call on all the boys and girls of the Catechism to bring their envelopes. The children are also raising funds in their weekly contributions towards their goal of donating two (2) statues of St. Michael the Archangel to their Church: congratulations to them for their great work! Give it up to them.

2- ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL: RESTORATION OF OUR BELLS AND CLOCK
If you have not yet made your pledge for the Annual Catholic Appeal, dedicated this year to the restoration of our Church tower bells and clock, now is the best time to do so. Please raise your hand for one of the ministers to give you the pledge card. We take this opportunity to inform that the following Parish Groups have already made important donations to our Parish for the restoration of the Bells and the Clock of our temple:

-PRAYER GROUP NUESTRA SRA. DE LOS DOLORES:
1,500 DÓLARES
-PRAYER GROUP NUESTRA SRA. DEL CISNE:
2,000 DÓLARES
-CURSILLO DE CRISTIANDAD:
1,015 DÓLARES
-PRAYER GROUP GETSEMANI – MADRE DE DIOS:
1,600 DÓLARES

A big applause of thanks to all these Parish Groups for their great work and dedication to our Parish.

3- FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE 2021
The large and colorful festivities in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Empress of America, were developed very successfully on Saturday, December 11 at 6PM with the Solemn Public Procession that will begin in front of our Church and will go through the streets and avenues of Corona. That same day at 9PM we had the Solemn Vigil Eucharist. As is now tradition, our Church remained open during the night from Saturday to Sunday to offer different tributes to our Lady, especially with the Mañanitas of our lucid Mariachis. On Sunday, December 12, we will have the Solemn Closing Eucharist at 6PM, presided over by our invited priest, Father Pedro Sánchez Priego, from the Archdiocese of Puebla, Mexico. All invited.

4- ADVENT RETREAT FOR MINISTERS: MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
There will be an Advent retreat especially for the Ministers and Liturgical Ministers of our Parish on Monday, December 13, 2021 starting at 7PM. Father Pedro Sánchez Priego, from the Archdiocese of Puebla (Mexico) will be preaching this special retreat. All Ministers and Liturgical Ministers have the obligation to attend said spiritual retreat. Attendance control will be kept.

5- AGUINALDO MASSES BEGIN: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 5AM
This Thursday, December 16, our fabulous Strenna Masses begin again, preparing the arrival of the Savior: nine Masses of Villancidos followed by a succulent Christmas breakfast prepared by the different Parish Groups and Societies. The last Strenna Mass will be on Friday, December 24th. Do not miss it! Spread the word!

6- MASS OF THE DIVINE CHILD: FRIDAY 7PM
This Friday, December 17 at 7PM we will have, as every Third Friday of the month, the Monthly Holy Mass of the Divine Child, organized by the Divine Child Parish Group. We ask all parents to please participate in this Mass and bring all their girls and boys, since this is the special Mass that we offer for all of them here in the Parish.

7- MISA & CAMINATA PRO-VIDA ESTE SABADO A LAS 8AM
El Comité Parroquial Pro-Vida invita a todos los feligreses de nuestra Parroquia a prestar su voz a Cristo para defender la Vida, este sábado 18 de diciembre a las 8AM. Empezaremos con la Santa Misa Pro-Vida, a las 8AM, seguida por la Caminata por la Vida hacia una de las clínicas de aborto presente nuestra comunidad de Corona. Este sábado estarán al frente de la Santa Misa Pro-Vida y de la Caminata los MINISTROS EXTRAORDINARIOS DE LA SAGRADA COMUNION. Todos invitados.

8- VACUNACION PARA NIÑOS Y ADULTOS: SÁBADO 18 DE DICIEMBRE
Estaremos vacunando a todos los niños y adolescentes de 5 años en adelante, con consentimiento de sus padres, y a todos los adultos, en el sótano de nuestra Iglesia, este sábado 18 de diciembre en horario de 12PM a 8PM: no hay que hacer cita.

9- LUNES DE RECONCILIACIÓN: 20 DE DICIEMBRE
El Lunes 20 de diciembre habrá oportunidad de confesarse en todas las Iglesias Católicas de Brooklyn y Queens. En nuestra Parroquia tendremos un maratón de confesiones desde las 9AM hasta las 9PM. En las demás Iglesias habrá confesiones de 11AM a 1PM y de 6PM a 8PM.

10- MASCARILLAS OBLIGATORIAS EN LA IGLESIA
Por orden de nuestro Obispo Diocesano es necesario usar mascarillas dentro de todas las Iglesias de nuestra diócesis de ahora en adelante para todas las celebraciones y visitas al templo, clases de catecismo y actividades en todos los salones parroquiales. Debemos usar mascarillas también en nuestra Capilla de Adoración Eucarística Perpetua. No habrá excepciones.

11- CUMPLEAÑOS
Ahora el sacerdote celebrante va a bendecir a aquellos de ustedes cuyo cumpleaños se acerca esta semana, por favor pasen al frente para ser bendecidos.