Order your home-made pepper cookies for the holidays. They are $5 per package. To place your order, call Rose Marie Chiffy at 735-6832 before Nov. 28. Orders can be picked up the weekend of Nov. 29 and 30 at the Jay Street entrance to the gym. Orders are preferred; any remaining packages will be sold on a first-come basis.
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 30, we will have our giving tree ready and placed on the side altar. When you come to Mass, please remove an ornament and purchase the item written on the ornament. Items must be returned by Dec. 14. Call Anne Elacqua with questions at 724-3950 or 941-7447.Read more
Children 10 and younger are invited to be the guests of the Social Committee at Breakfast with Santa after the 10:30 a.m. Mass Sunday, Dec. 7. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, potatoes, hot cocoa and coffee. Tickets for those older than 10 are $6 and can be purchased after Masses and at the Parish Office.Read more
Plan to attend the Parish Christmas Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Daniele’s Banquet Specialists in New Hartford. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased after weekend Masses and at the Parish Office. Tables for eight are available.Read more
“The Advent Conspiracy” is a four-week DVD series showing that the story of Christ’s birth is a story of promise, hope and a revolutionary love. During the four Sundays of Advent, from 9 to 10 a.m., we will gather in the church basement to view this DVD and learn how the season should start and end with Jesus. It is a season where love wins, peace...Read more
- THE GIVING TREE GROWS AGAIN FOR CHRISTMAS SEASON
- BETTER WATCH OUT: BREAKFAST WITH SANTA COMING DEC. 7
- CHRISTMAS GALA PLANNED FOR DEC. 13 AT DANIELE’S
- VIDEO SERIES: BE PART OF ‘THE ADVENT CONSPIRACY’
Cards have been printed depicting our parish Nativity Scene. They will be available at the parish office and will be on display at the upcoming bake sale. Cards with envelopes are 10 for $12.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.