Congratulations to the following young parishioners who have received the gift of God’s forgiveness in the Sacrament of First Reconciliation Saturday, Dec. 6. May God Bless them as they continue on their journey in faith. Click on the link below to see photos from First Reconciliation, courtesy of Terri Panuccio, Faith Formation co-coordinator.
Plan to join our parish community in the celebration of Christmas and the beginning of the new year. There is a Christmas Eve Family Mass at 4 p.m. with children of the parish taking part in the annual Christmas pageant. At 11:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, there will be carols followed by the Midnight Mass of the Nativity. On Christmas Day, Masses are at ...Read more
One of the most exciting and anticipated events for the children of the parish every year is the annual Breakfast with Santa. The gym was filled with people enjoying pancakes, sausage, orange juice, hot chocolate, coffee, brownies and more. Click on the link below to see the photos from the event. More to come. GALLERY: BREAKFAST WITH SANTARead more
Gordon Schindler received the diocesan Immaculata Award for 2014 Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. This award is bestowed by the bishop to honor lay people who generously give of themselves to parishes and the community of our diocese. Gordon has been a daily volunteer in the parish for many years. He can b...Read more
- EMBRACE THE JOY OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
- BREAKFAST WITH SANTA FUN FOR CHILDREN, ADULTS
- SCHINDLER RECEIVES SYRACUSE DIOCESE IMMACULATA AWARD
Your envelope packets contain an envelope for Christmas flowers. Any donations received by the parish will be used toward the lovely decorations, flowers and wreaths in church over the holidays. Donations toward flowers may be made in honor or memory of a loved one. Place their name in the space provided on the envelope. Names will not appear in the bulletin, but the envelopes with your intentions will be placed in the manger.
A new children’s youth group is being formed called GIFT—Growing In Faith Together. This group will be separate from our regular Sunday morning Faith Formation classes and is open to all children in our parish who are in elementary school. It will give them an opportunity to participate in fun activities as part of the faith community atMount Carmel/Blessed Sacrament. Contact Terri Panuccio for details at 724-3950 or email@example.com.
At our request, the Utica Police Department has furnished us with several new handicapped parking spaces on Jay Street. We ask for everyone’s consideration for those with a true handicap. Also, be advised that there should be no parking in front of the church on Catherine Street where the curb has been painted yellow. That area must be kept open for emergency vehicles.