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November 2014

Nov 29

November 30, 2014, First Sunday of Advent

News and Notes:  I encourage all SMG parishioners to participate in the current Increased Offertory Appeal by joining me in increasing their Offertory commitment as much as they can, and returning their Commitment Envelopes this weekend in the collection basket, or as soon as possible by mail.  Don’t forget the “God of this...
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Nov 22

November 23, 2016. The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

News and Notes:  Join us for the Lynnfield Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Sunday evening, November 23 at 7PM in St. Maria Goretti Church.  Also, our Collaborative Thanksgiving Day Mass will be held this year at SMG beginning at 9AM.  Next weekend, we start a new liturgical year with the First Sunday of Advent.   We...
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Nov 15

November 16, 2014, Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

News and Notes:  Mike Tetrault and I will be speaking at all the SMG Masses this weekend about the Increased Offertory Appeal we will be conducting in that parish the next several weeks.  I am asking all individuals or families belonging to St. Maria Parish to consider increasing their sacrificial giving of treasure to support our...
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Nov 8

November 9, 2014, Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

News and Notes:  Thank you to all the OLA parishioners who are participating in our Increased Offertory Appeal (IOA).  The results continue to be very positive and encouraging, with many families choosing to return a Commitment Envelope.  It is not too late to participate in Our Lady’s IOA.  There are additional...
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Nov 1

November 2, 2014, Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

News and Notes:  This is “Commitment Weekend” at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.  As a response to the call for increased annual and weekly giving, all OLA parishioners are asked to return their completed Commitment Envelopes this week by placing them in the Offertory collection.  During the past few weeks, some OLA...
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