Below you will find an archive of all our past front page posts. Please pay attention to the dates if you see an event in which you would like to participate.
What: St. Charles' Shoe Liturgy was covered by King 5 news. To see the video, click on the "Shoe liturgy makes news" link and then click on the King 5 link below: http://www.king5.com/videos/news/local/tacoma/2014/12/13/20360889/
What: Advent penance service
When: Thursday, December 11, 7 p.m. in the church.
"Come now, let us set things right, says the Lord: Though your sins be like scarlet, they may become white as snow..." (Isaiah 1:18). Make your preparations for the coming of Christ complete by going to the Sacrament of Reconciliation. After a short communal penance service, you can go to individual Reconciliation. There will be 7 priests available to hear confessions. Encounter Christ in Confession this Advent.
What: A 4-hour prayer Vigil for Life including Eucharistic adoration and benediction.
When: Monday, December 8 at 9 p.m. until Tuesday, December 9 at 1 a.m.
Where: Convent chapel
Join your fellow parishioners in the annual Vigil for Life which bridges the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and St. Juan Diego. The vigil will include praying the Rosary as well as time for silent prayer. You can attend the whole vigil or any portion of it.
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When: December 8-12
What: This Advent volunteers will deliver over 200 poinsettias to parishioners expressing our community's care and concern to those who have had a loved one die in the last year whose funeral was held at St. Charles Borromeo Parish; to those who are home bound due to illness or age; as well as those in health care facilities where we minister. This is a special ministry where parishioners bring tangible gifts to express our prayers, support and compassion during the holiday season. If you are interested in delivering a plant please contact Renee.
For more information or to volunteer, contact:
What: Blue Christmas: A Service of Hope for the Holidays
When: Tuesday, December 2, at 7 p.m.
A service offering prayers, scripture, song and remembrance. For anyone who is hurting or is experiencing loss ... for those who have a heaviness in their hearts. The service is free and open to all (this will be a Liturgy of the Word not a Mass).
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What: A fantastic guest presentation that sets the tone for our exciting year long focus
When: Monday, December 1, at 7 p.m.
Where: Parish Center
Mark Shea, noted Catholic writer and speaker will to present The Eucharist and the Four Senses of Scripture: A look at the way in which Word and Sacrament illuminate each other in startling and unexpected way. Mark's engaging style, deep knowledge and breezy, humorous delivery will entertain and enlighten all who attend. The Advent evening will help us to prepare the “way for the Lord” this Christmas time and extend into our Lenten read Living the Mass by Joseph Paprocki.
What: Mass on Thanksgiving with special blessing
When: Thursday, November 27 at 9 a.m.
Join your fellow parishioners for Mass this Thanksgiving Day. Bring one of your Thanksgiving dishes to Mass and place it on the table in the sanctuary for a special blessing during Mass.
When: Friday, December 5 at 11 a.m.
Where: Mass will be in the church and lunch will be served in the Parish Center immediately following Mass.
Join the members of the 60+ Club for Mass, including the Anointing of the Sick, and their holiday lunch with entertainment provided by the parish school's 12th Street Singers! Reservations are not needed. If you would like, bring some cookies to share. Free will offerings are accepted to offset the cost of the luncheon.
Pastoral Assistant for RCIA, Grief Ministry and Parish Life
253–564–5185, ext. 3037
This week we will sort, pack and deliver Thanksgiving baskets to over 130 families. Here is the schedule.
Sorting and Packing: Wednesday-Friday (November 19-21); 9:30-11 a.m. in Feist Hall.
Delivery: Saturday, November 22, 8:30 a.m. until all baskets are delivered.
Feel free to partake as your schedule allows. You do not need to sign up ahead of time for any of these activities -- just show up!
Because a funeral is scheduled on Veterans Day, we will be honoring our veterans at the school's Veterans Day Assembly on Wednesday, November 12, in Feist Hall. Veterans and active duty military personnel will be recognized and honored.
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