December Parish Events
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
December 3 – Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life
December 10 – Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick
December 17 – Sacraments of Vocation: Matrimony and Holy Orders (Instructor: Fr. Scott)
Youth Ministry (our high school program)
Sundays, 6:30 p.m.
Dec 1 – Is Anybody There?
Dec 8 – Pray without Ceasing
Dec 15 – Christmas Party
Mom’s Rosary Group
Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Join our Mom’s Rosary group. Come and meet with other moms to say the Rosary, followed by a discussion around a Catholic book. If you are interested in meeting, please contact the office.
Angel Tree Gift Return
By Sun. Dec. 1
Return your unwrapped Angel Tree gifts by Dec. 1. Gifts will be accepted at all weekend Masses or in the office.
Knights of Columbus meeting
Ladies Auxiliary meeting
Tues. Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Respect Life Meeting
Wed. Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Come join this important ministry that focuses on the sanctity of life, from conception to natural death.
Prayer in the Square
Sat. Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.
Please join us as we pray the Rosary & Chaplet at the Risen Christ statue for an end of abortion, worldwide persecuted Christians and the healing of the Church. Led Fr. Eric or Fr. Scott. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Dec. 7 / 8 after all weekend Masses
Support the youth program by purchasing a Christmas wreath. Wreaths are $27.
Three Parish Advent Celebration
Sun. Dec. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Come celebrate Advent with St. Rose of Lima and Annunciation parishes. A Mass in Spanish will be celebrated in the parish hall, followed by lunch. St. Rose of Lima and Annunciation school children are recipients of our Angel Tree program.
Special Needs Support Group
Wed. Dec. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Are you a parent or caregiver to a child with a disability? Come join the special needs support group at Risen Christ Catholic Parish, providing support and acceptance while also sharing our faith together. Meetings are in the Nursery. Children are welcome.
Sat. Dec. 14, 8:30 a.m.
We need 100+ dozen cookies! We are packaging cookies for our 220 parishioners in our nursing homes. Please bring your homemade cookies to the parish hall before 9 a.m. Sponsored by the Women of Risen Christ.
Mon. Dec. 16, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 20, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Come prepare for Christmas. Our pastor, parochial vicar and several visiting priests will be available to hear Confessions.
Young Adult Game Night
Wed. Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Are you a Young Adult in our parish? (ages 21-39, give or take a few years). Join our monthly Game Night for young adults to come together for food and fun. We will have pizza and non-alcoholic drinks available, and all sorts of board games! You name it and it might be there – Ticket to Ride, Saboteur, Las Vegas, pretty much anything! Join us!
Respect Life Rosary
Sat. Dec. 21, 9:00 a.m.
Join the Respect Life committee in the recitation of the Rosary to pray for all of those affected by abortion, including victims, families, and those who work in the industry. Following the 8:30 a.m. Mass in the church.
Dec. 23 – 28
The parish office will be closed from Dec. 23 – 28. There is only one Mass at 9:00 a.m. on Thur. Dec. 26 – Fri. Dec. 27.
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve
Two Masses at 4:00 p.m. – one in the church and one in the gym (doors open at 3:00 p.m.)
7:00 p.m. Mass in the church (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Midnight Mass (doors open at 11:00 p.m.)
Dec. 25 – Christmas Day
7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. (NO 5:30 p.m. Mass)
Sun. Dec. 29, 10:00 a.m.
The Knights of Columbus will be leading a Rosary after the 9:00 a.m. Mass for parish families.
New Year’s Day
Masses are at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Anticipatory Mass on Dec. 31 at 6:00 p.m.