Season of Advent
Saturday Vigil Mass - 5:00 pm
Sunday Masses: 8:00 and 10:30 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday - 8:00am (Chapel)
HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION:
7:00 am and 7:00 pm
Saturdays 4:00 - 4:45 pm or by appointment
Sunday: 9:00am to 12:00 Noon
The Office will be CLOSED:
Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29
St. Martin Young Adults
WELCOME! As a young adult, especially Catholic, you are not alone. We want to hear from you. The link below will get you started by voicing your interests and concerns.
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December 7 @ 9am - First Confessions for 20 of our children preparing for First Communion, and for their parents
December 8 @ 9am - An explanation of the Mass, Part 1
December 11 @ 7pm - Communal Penance Service for parishioners of St. Martin and Our Lady Help of Christians. Eight priests will be available
December 15 @ 9am - An explanation of the Mass, Part 2
December 18 @ 7:00pm - Carols and Praise for Advent in the chapel; join in song before Christmas
December 22 @ 9:15-10:15am - Confessions available
Christmas Mass Times
As you prepare for the Christ Mass (Christmas), prepare to be merry as we adore Him together:
December 24 (Eve) - 4:00, 7:00, and 10:00pm December 25 (Day) - 8:00 and 10:30am
Youth Culture Project
The Culture Project
Our third and final session for 7th Graders through High School is scheduled for January 12, 2020. Each session has a unique topic that is led by two young adults and our youth minister, Terri Yohman. The talks are about: Human Dignity, Sexual Integrity and Social Media. Parents are asked to read the parent letter in regard to the topics to be discussed.
Check out their web page: https://thecultureproject.org/
Plan on attending and begin with Mass at 10:30AM followed by lunch and the talk at 12:30 and last until 2:00PM
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Recent Bishop Notices
Bishop Nelson J. Perez has reaffirmed the prohibition of a local religious sect called Holy Love Ministries as not in conformity with the teachings and practices of the Catholic Church.
Masses When Traveling
Traveling out of town or looking for information on neighboring parishes, check out catholicmasstime.org or Click HERE for schedules by States and Cities
Please pray for us when attending Mass while away from home.
Like St. Martin of Tours may you encounter Christ on the road!
Monthly Book Club
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Week's Scripture Readings
Readings for the week of December 15, 2019
- Sunday: Is 35:1-6a, 10 / Ps 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 [Is 35:4] / Jas 5:7-10 / Mt 11:2-11
- Monday: Nm 24:2-7, 15-17a / Ps 25:4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 8-9  / Mt 21:23-27
- Tuesday: Gn 49:2, 8-10 / Ps 72:1-2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 17 [cf. 7] / Mt 1:1-17
- Wednesday: Jer 23:5-8 / Ps 72:1-2, 12-13, 18-19 [cf. 7] / Mt 1:18-25
- Thursday: Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a / Ps 71:3-4a, 5-6ab, 16-17 [cf. 8] / Lk 1:5-25
- Friday: Is 7:10-14 / Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 [cf. 7c and 10b] / Lk 1:26-38
- Saturday: Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a / Ps 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21 [1a; 3a] / Lk 1:39-45
- Next Sunday: Is 7:10-14 / Ps 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 [7c, 10b] / Rom 1:1-7 / Mt 1:18-24