WHO IS WELCOME IN ST. SAVIOUR CHURCH?
Are you a sinner?
Have you been away from the church for a long time?
Are you divorced or separated?
Are you physically or mentally challenged?
Are you from a different culture?
Are you not accepted because of your sexual orientation?
Are you elderly, a teen or young adult?
Are you discriminated against because of your color?
Are you feeling broken?
Are you poor or out of work?
Have you been imprisoned?
Have you a feeling that you are left out?
You are welcome here!
This is your home, and we are your family!
Brownbaggers Homeless Outreach
The Brownbaggers project serves the poor in NYC during the winter months. Since 2009 we have delivered thousands of lunches. Meeting monthly in the Parish Hall at 12:30pm, we assemble 100 brown bag lunches with food and clothing items donated by our volunteers. We then travel via subway to multiple Manhattan parks to distribute our lunches to those most in need, returning to Brooklyn by 3:30 pm. Dave Beaudry is the current director of our Brownbaggers Homeless Outreach Program.
Please RSVP now for Sunday, December 10
Children under the age of 18 must to be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable shoes and have your metro card charged.
Twenty-five volunteers are needed for this event. RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please consider donating warm socks, hats or gloves into the Brownbaggers Donation Box which will be located in the vestibule of the church after every Mass. Any donations received will be distributed at that month’s Brownbagger event.
Also, financial donations used to purchase food items can be made in the Parish rectory. Thank you for your support.
*Just a reminder that all adults must be VIRTUS trained to attend.
Remember the Poor
Please remember the poor today as you leave church by perhaps giving alms and placing a donation in one of our poor boxes. Everything collected is given to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, which assists those in need of food or clothing.
- Monday of the First Week of Adventby USCCB on December 4, 2023 at 9:30 am
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Saint Thomas Food Pantry
The St. Thomas Aquinas Food Pantry is always in need of the following items: oatmeal, white or brown rice, pasta, evaporated milk, canned or dried black beans, canned tuna, salmon or chicken, bar soap, and shampoo.
Mass Intentions Available
We still have Mass Intentions available for both weekday AND weekend celebrations of Eucharist. Please consider having a Mass celebrated for a loved one or family member—either living or deceased.
We are ALL in need of prayers, and there is no greater prayer than the celebration of Eucharist. Each Mass Intention is only $15.00. If you are interested in having a Mass celebrated in memory of a deceased loved one, or in honor of someone who is living, please call Emily at the Rectory and she will be more than happy to assist you.
ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL
The 2023 Annual Catholic Appeal supports the mission of our parish and the daily work of the Church in Brooklyn and Queens. All donations made to the ACA above our parish goal are returned directly back to our parish for operations and improvements.
Parish Goal: $64,900
Christmas is the time of year when we begin to turn our thoughts to those who are less fortunate than ourselves. Beginning Sunday, November 26th. the Giving Tree will be decorated with “gift tag ornaments” that are marked with gender, age and gift suggestions. This year the gifts are being collected for Providence House.
The unwrapped gifts with the tags taped to them should be placed under the Giving Tree no later than Sunday, December 10th.
St. Saviour’s Annual Food Drive
During the month of November, please help support our Annual Food Drive as an act of charity to help stockpile and distribute foodstuffs to people who cannot afford food. By doing so, we carry out the Church’s mission in helping to alleviate the growing tide of hunger.
Please place your non-perishable contributions in the baskets placed in front of the Blessed Mother’s Altar.
As always, thank you for your generosity.
St. Saviour Church Book Club – Dec. 6
If you enjoy reading and discussing books, please consider joining the St. Saviour Church book group. We meet the first Wednesday of each month from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM.
On Dec. 6, we will be discussing J. Warner Wallace’s Cold-Case Christianity (Updated & Expanded Edition): A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels. For the meetup location, group details, and complete schedule, please contact Betsy at email@example.com.
Calling All Youth