羅省華人天主堂消息 11/27/2011 將臨期第一主日(乙年)
5. 堂 區將於12月3日星期六早上9時至下午4時舉辦將臨期中英文退省。中文退省主題為「靈修生活交叉點」，由來自西雅圖的袁銘成執事主講。英文退省主題為 “Incarnational Theology – Implications of God becoming human” ，由來自三藩市的Fr. Franklin Fong 主講。另有為主日學年齡而設的青少年退省。費用為中英文退省$10，青少年退省$5，包午餐。教友可於中英文彌撒後報名參加，或向Eric Li, Daniel Choy, Victoria Huang， Theresa Ho及 Amy Tsang 聯絡及查詢。今日最後報名。另外，Fr. Franklin Fong希望報名參加英文退省的教友於當天請帶同舊雜誌參加
8. 小狼隊誠徵隊長Cub Master，職責包括管理和培訓小隊員，安排戶外活動，跟進升級事宜等。童軍總會將為你提供網上和課堂訓練。條件:男教友，願意接受挑戰，有愛心亦有紀律，願意犧牲時間為下一代帶來優質的培育。有意者請與Virginia Wong或神父聯絡。並歡迎參觀我們開會的情況。
中文彌撒：Victoria Huang, Kelly & Lawrence Sze
英文彌撒： Jacob Young & William Tam
請為以下病人祈禱：孔智剛神父及Maria Chow的母親 – 陳桂卿女士， 岑謝桂群，Rosa Chan， Benedict Ho，Shirley Wong, Winnie Wong，James Wong，Fr. Carmine Vario。
Papal Intention for November: For the Eastern Churches, that their venerable tradition may be known and appreciated as a spiritual treasure for the entire Church.
St. Bridget’s Chinese Catholic Church Bulletin
First Sunday of Advent (Year B)
1. Congratulations to the winners of the Fund Raising Dinner raffle. The following numbers have not yet claimed their prizes: 04667, 04677, 05578, 08294, 14533, 15950, 17129, 18626, and 18741. Please contact Father Lam or the parish office. Thank you.
2. The “Parents say good morning to Jesus through prayers” program of the C.C.D. has begun. Parents are welcome to come to St. Joseph’s House Sundays at 9:30, and pray together for the students
3. Teens for Christ would like to thank all the parishioners at St. Bridget for supporting our Canned Food and Turkey Drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank. TFC had already taken the canned goods, the turkeys, and $1057 to St. Mary’s last Sunday after the English Mass. Thank You again for your support
4. The youth of our church will be responsible for the CACCLC of 2012. They will begin the fund drive to support the campers by holding a benefit sale of Christmas cards and candles today through December 11th. Please generously support them
5. Our church will sponsor simultaneous English and Chinese Advent retreats on Saturday December 3rd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme for the Chinese retreat will be “The crossroad of spiritual and physical lives”, and will be conducted by Brother Yuen from Seattle. The theme for the English retreat will be “Incarnational Theology – Implications of God becoming human”, and will be conducted by Father Franklin Fong from San Francisco. In addition, there will be a retreat for CCD-aged children. The cost will be $10 for the English and Chinese retreats, and $5 for the children’s retreat, including lunch. Today is the last day for registration. For details please inquire with Eric Li, Daniel Choy, Theresa Ho, or Amy Tsang. Also, Father Fong requests that those attending the English retreat bring some old magazines.
6. On the same day, Saturday December 3rd, after the retreats, there will be Taize prayers at 5 p.m., held by the English Choir. All retreat participants are invited to continue their preparation for the coming of our Lord Jesus through these prayers.]
7. Beginning today, the new English translation for the Mass will be used. We wish to thank all the parishioners who came to church early these past Sundays to practice the new hymns with the English choir.
8. The cub scouts are seeking a new cubmaster. Duties include managing and training the cub scouts, and overseeing their promotion to scouts, and arranging for outdoor activities. The Boy Scouts of America will arrange for your internet and classroom training. Qualifications include male parishioner, willingness to accept a challenge, has a loving heart but also discipline, and willingness to sacrifice time for the betterment of the next generation. Anyone interested please contact Virginia Wong or Father Lam, or come visit our meetings.
9. The forms for prayers for All Souls’ Month have been placed in the foyer. Please fill in and place in the box. They are placed on the altar to remind Father and the parishioners to pray for the deceased parishioners.
10. Friday, November 30th is the Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle. He is the patron of the Salesians’ U.S. Western Region. Pray the saint will bless all the Salesians.
11. Friday, December 2nd, is First Friday. There will be adoration of the host starting 6:30 p.m., and Mass at 7:30. All parishioners and welcome to attend.