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November 2016

Nov 25

November 27, 2016. First Sunday of Advent

News and Notes: Another Holyday of Obligation is on the horizon: it is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the patronal feast day of the United States. Masses in the Collaborative will take place as follows: Wednesday, December 7:  4PM at OLA Thursday, December 8:       7AM...
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Nov 18

November 20, 2016. Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

News and Notes:  Thanks to Greg Bruno, a representative of the SMG Finance Council, for his helpful overview of the financial data at St. Maria Goretti Parish the last several years.  Greg’s presentation was given at the SMG Town Hall meeting on October 27.  After Greg spoke, the Co-Chairs of our new Collaborative...
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Nov 16

November 13, 2016. Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

News and Notes:  Join us for the 9AM Mass at St. Maria Goretti Parish on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24…a great way to thank the Lord for all the good he has done for us.  Speaking of gratitude, our thanks go to Greg Bruno and all the members of the SMG Finance Council, along with folks from our Collaborative...
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Nov 4

November 6, 2016. Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

News and Notes:  This month our new Collaborative Development Committee, co-chaired by Maryanne Rooney-Hegan (SMG) and Richard Mazzola (OLA), is rolling out a financial plan to stabilize parish operations and build a savings for the future.    They are presenting a plan based on a spirituality of stewardship that hopefully...
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