Happy New Year!

Welcome to a New Year at Immaculate Conception!  We hope you will join us all year for Mass, Adoration, PSR, Fish Fry, Special Events….you name it!

Ring in 2015 with attendance at the New Year’s Eve Mass at 6:00pm and the New Year’s Day Mass at 9:30am.

We are collecting socks the whole month of January for Good Shepherd Home in University City.  Any size and color of sock will be appreciated!  There will be a box in the back of church.

The Ladies Auxiliary #903 kicks off the New Year with the 2nd Annual Spaghetti Supper in the IC Parish Hall.  Dinner begins at 5:30pm with music by parishioner Gary Gray and dancing until ????  Dinner is $10/adults, $5/6-10yrs. and Free/5 and under.  All are welcome.

Most importantly, get your photo taken for inclusion in the 2015 Immaculate Conception Picture Directory.  Portrait sittings are January 14-17 in the church.  All who sit for a portrait get a free directory and free 8×10 portrait!!  Register by calling Anne in the Rectory at 645-3307, signing up after mass on the weekend, or going to https://www.securedata-trans14.com/ap/immaculateconceptionchurch8/index.php?page=10

December at IC

It is the season of Advent.  Join us at IC as we prepare to celebrate Christ’s coming into our world.

Dec. 14th – 12:00-2:00pm – Brunch with Santa in the gym.  $8/attendee includes brunch, a holiday craft, and photos with Santa.  RSVP to Laura Miller at miller72laura@gmail.com.

Dec. 14th – All Giving Tree Gifts are due!

Dec. 20th – 9:00am-1:00pm – Parent’s Christmas Break in the gym.  Do you need some free time from the children before the holidays to shop, clean house, bake cookies, or just put your feet up and relax?  Drop your kids/grandkids at Parent’s Christmas Break. All kids should bring a sack lunch.  Games, movies, crafts and a snack will be provided. Donations to the IC Youth will be accepted.

Dec. 21st – 11:00am – PSR First Reconciliation Mass in the church.  Join us for PSR First Reconciliation and an opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to Christmas.  Because this is a regular class day, all PSR students should meet in their classrooms at the regular time of 10:45am

Dec. 24th – 5:30pm – Caroling in Church, 6:00pm – Christmas Eve Mass.begins

Dec. 25th – 9:30am – Christmas Day Mass

In other news…..
Don’t forget to purchase your holiday ESCRIP after mass every weekend or by stopping in the Rectory during the week.
Faith Sharing takes place every Sunday at 10:45am in the Annex.  All are invited to come and talk about the weekend Mass Readings.
Are you shopping on Amazon.com this holiday season?  If so, register at AmazonSmiles to donate .05% of all your purchases to Immaculate Conception.  Click on this link for more info http://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-0653350

Lifetouch will be photographing our parish from January 14-17th, 2015.  Every family who schedules a session will receive a free IC Directory and a free 8×10 Family Portrait.  Please schedule your appointment at https:/www.securedata-trans14.com/ap/immaculateconceptionchurch8/index.php?page=10