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NEWS & EVENTS
NOTICE: March 16, 2023, Letter from the Office of the Archbishop
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STATIONS OF THE CROSS AND LENTEN: SOUP SUPPERS: Stations of the Cross will be held each Friday during Lent, beginning at 5:30 PM. Following the Stations will be a simple Lenten Soup Supper. Anyone is invited to bring a soup even if you are not a member of the ministries below. All Stations of the Cross will be conducted in the Church. Come join us for Lenten fellowship! Lenten Soup Supper ministries are as follows: Mass Ministries (Lectors, Homebound Ministers, Ushers, Eucharistic Ministers) March 24th Knights of Columbus March 31st
PALM SUNDAY MASSES: The weekend of Palm Sunday Masses will begin with the blessing of the palms at the Parish Hall, followed by a procession to the Church for Mass.
TRIDUUM/EASTER MASS SCHEDULE:
- Holy Thursday Mass, 7:30 PM
- Good Friday Morning Office, 8:30 AM
- Good Friday Stations of the Cross, 9:00 AM
- Good Friday Service, 12:30 PM
- Saturday Morning Office, 9:00 AM
- Saturday Easter Vigil, 7:30 PM (No 4:00 PM Saturday Mass)
- Easter Sunday Masses, 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:45AM, and 12:30 PM
PRAYER GARDEN: The Prayer Garden to the south of the Pastoral Center will be open throughout Lent from 9 AM - 5 PM each weekday. Anyone who would like to conduct their own Stations or just come for some quiet time is invited to use the garden at your leisure. Stations of the garden books are available at the gate.
MINISTRY TO THE HOMELESS: Are you looking for a way to serve the homeless? We are looking for people who Amight be interested in working with the Good Shepherd Center. There are opportunities for people who would like to serve the daily meal to the homeless. We are looking at developing a parish ministry to prepare casseroles for the Center to serve to their homeless clients. Other opportunities are also available, like collecting clothes, making toiletry bags or organizing a sock and underwear drive for the Center. If you are interested in leading or participating in such a ministry, please contact Deacon Michael at 340-0422 or [email protected]
SAN CARLOS CEMETERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION: We have come to an agreement with the City of Albuquerque concerning the opening of the gates at San Carlos Cemetery. Gate time openings are:
- Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM
- Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM to 2 PM
Gates will close after these hours. If you have any questions, please contact Dolores at the Parish Office.
MINISTRY TO THE HOMELESS: Are you looking for a way to serve the homeless? We are looking for people who might be interested in working with the Good Shepherd Center. There are opportunities for people who would like to serve the daily meal to the homeless. We are looking at developing a parish ministry to prepare casseroles for the Center to serve to their homeless clients. Other opportunities are also available, like collecting clothes, making toiletry bags or organizing a sock and underwear drive for the Center. If you are interested in leading or participating in such a ministry, please contact Deacon Michael at 340-0422 or [email protected]
CONFESSIONS: Individual confessions are in the church at 3 PM on Saturdays. Simply come in the front
door and join the line. All are welcome.
ADORATION: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held at 5:00 p.m. every First Friday in the St. Anne Chapel. The notice will be posted on the front page of the bulletin from now on.
PRIVATE ADORATION AND PRAYER: For private adoration and prayer at St. Anne’s Chapel, please come to the Parish Office and we will give you access to the Chapel.
HOLY COMMUNION FOR THE HOMEBOUND: Please remember that Holy Communion at home is ONLY for the sick and the homebound brethren, and NOT for the family members!
ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY - The St. Vincent de Paul Society is a resource for all parishioners who are in need of assistance. If you need more information, please call 5052419524. We will continue to have food distribution every third Saturday of the month from 9-11:00 A.M. at the Parish Hall.
SOCIEDAD DE SAN VICENTE DE PAUL - La Sociedad de San Vicente de Paul es un recurso para todos los parroquianos que necesitan ayuda. Para mas información por favor marque el 5052419524. Seguiremos distribuyendo comida el tercer Sábado de cada mes a las 9-11AM en el salón de la parroquia.
SAN YSIDRO CATHOLIC CHURCH: Join their Holy In One Golf Tournament, Thursday, February 16th at Top Golf! Cost is $125 per person. To register visit https://sanysidroparish.org/golftournament.
Please join us daily at 9:00 am, Saturday at 4:00 PM and Sunday at 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 AM, and 12:30 PM. For those of you who would like to come to Mass, but are still uncomfortable with being among people, we are broadcasting the Masses on 88.1 FM into the parking lot. We will come out to distribute communion. We have also instituted a video link for the hearing impaired that will be active for the 10:45 AM Mass. If you would like to meet with Deacon Michael for marriages, annulments, VIRTUS requirements or any other reason, please contact him at [email protected] or 340-0422. He will get back with you for an appointment.
ALL are welcome here at Nativity!
9:30 AM - 12:00 noon and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ring the doorbell and a staff member will come out to help.
Faith Formation Office hours: M – F 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM - Noon and 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
OFFERINGS – Please continue to provide your weekly offerings to the parish. For those without electronic giving, please drop your envelope at the office or put it in the mail slot to the left of the front door.
E-MAIL – If you are a member of Nativity and haven’t provided your e-mail to the parish office. Please do so. Call Dolores at 340-0423. For those without e-mail, there are several letters and articles available regarding the Church’s response to the Corona Virus available in the front of the church.
- Fr. Chike Uba, Pastor
- Deacon Michael Illerbrun, Deacon Coordinator
- Dolores King, Office Administrator
- Jennifer Hogans, Receptionist
- Francesca Twiss, Director, Faith Formation
- Nicole Garcia, Faith Formation Secretary
- Oscar Garcia, Plant Manager
- Karah Martinez, Custodian
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