Most Precious Blood Community Blood Drive

Sunday, Feb. 19 from noon to 4 pm in the Parish Center 

Making an appointment to save lives is simple.

Call Bonfils at 303.363.2300 or visit donors.bonfils.org and use site code E044.

Donors who have received a tattoo that was performed in a state-regulated, professional establishment in Colorado or in one of 38 other states WILL be able to donate without being subjected to a 12 month deferral.

For more information please contact Bonfils at 303.363.2202.

Notes from the Office

Look for your year-end statements from the parish to arrive in the mail around the first week of February. If you have been donating electronically, you will get two statements – one from Parish Pay and one from MPB that includes your electronic gifts through Faith Direct.  If you have any questions, please call the parish office.

Upcoming Events: WOO, Life After Loss, and CVV

Women’s Outreach Organization (WOO): A Look at Wellbeing with Jeanie Ritter

Let’s start the year out strong and learn about strategies for enhancing our own wellbeing! Join the WOO ladies as Jeanie Ritter shares this healthy message. All ladies are welcome. Bring a friend, make a new friend!

Thursday, January 12 6:15pm to 8:00pm in the Parish Center

Questions?

Lynn Stambaugh:

lynnstambaugh4@gmail.com; Karen Peterson:kpeterson2@me.com;

Ann Zimmer: azimmer@me.com

Life After Loss Meetings

Life After Loss Morning Group meets every second Tuesday of the month. Their next meeting is on Tuesday, January 10, from 10:00 to 11:15am in the RICA room at church.

Life After Loss Evening Group meets on Tuesday, January 10, in Conference Room A in the Parish Center from 6:30 to 8:00pm.

Both groups are facilitated by parishioner Rosemary Claassen, an experienced grief group facilitator. Please call Rosemary with any questions at 802.324.0276. 

CVV Pancake Breakfast

Join the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers (CVV) for a pancake breakfast after the morning Masses on Sunday, January 15. The breakfast will benefit the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers, a group of young adults who commit a year to serving the poor of Denver and Aurora. The volunteers live in community and participate in a spiritual formation program. Donations will be put toward the group’s bus pilgrimage to the U.S./Mexico border to learn about issues surrounding immigration. Feed your stomach and your soul by eating delicious pancakes and sausage and supporting this meaningful experience for CVV. Please put it on your calendar and invite your friends and family.

 

Holiday Updates

December Events and Mass Times

Holy Day Immaculate Conception, Thursday December 8th, Masses will be at 7 am, 8:30 am and 7 pm.

Advent Parish Penance Service, Tuesday December 13th at 7pm

MPB Music Ministry Concert, December 21st at 7pm

Christmas Masses

Christmas Eve masses  will be at  4, 6, 8 and midnight.  Please note the that at 4 and 6 pm there will be mass in the Church and Gym to accommodate the number attending those services.

Christmas Day mass at 10 am

New Years Day, Masses will be at 7:30, 9:00  and 10:45 am

Office Closures

The Parish Office will be closed from noon on December 23rd until 8 am on Tuesday January 3rd. Thanksgiving.

Should you need a priest for sacramental emergencies during this time, please call the office and follow the prompts for an after hours operator.

We Can Be Kind Recording

Click on the title to listen to Fr. Pat’s  recording of “We Can Be Kind”, by David Friedman.

“Truly one of my favorite modern composers of vocal music. His soul shines through in every note and word.” – Fr. Pat