Christmas Mass Port Orange Catholic Church of the Epiphany
Fr. John and the entire Epiphany family would like to extend a warm welcome and invite you to celebrate Advent and Christmas Mass at Epiphany Port Orange. Mass and reconciliation times are listed below.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
10:00am at Our Lady of Hope
7:00pm at Catholic Church of the Epiphany
*There will be no 7:00pm Mass that night at Epiphany
4th Sunday of Advent Masses
Saturday, December 23, 2017 • 4:00pm
Sunday, December 24, 2017 • 9:00am and 11:00am
*There is no 7:00am Mass on Sunday morning
Sunday, December 24, 2017 • 4:00pm, 6:00pm (Children’s Mass), 11:00pm
Monday, December 25, 2017 • 9:00am and 11:00am
HEALING PRAYER SERVICE
Thursday, December 7, 2017 • 6:30pm
The Healing Ministry of Epiphany shares the healing message of the Gospel every 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the church. Healing Ministers pray and intercede in three areas of healing: physical, inner or emotional and spiritual. We invite you to join in sharing the graces of our Heavenly Father through prayer, scripture, music, witness, Exposition of the Holy Eucharist, and the laying on of hands for individual healing needs.
OF THE BLESS VIRGIN MARY
Friday, December 8, 2017
Mass times: 8:30am • 12:15pm • 7:00pm
Holy day of obligation
Solemn Mass celebrating Mary our Mother, Immaculate, preserved forever from the stain of sin.
UNCOVER A DEEPER LAYER OF YOUR FAITH
Monday, December 11, 2017
Did you attend a Cursillo weekend? If so, you are invited to join us for Ultreya at 6:00pm in the Parish Center!
For more info, contact Judy Neely at 386-295-7983.
RETROUVAILLE – A LIFELINE FOR MARRIED COUPLES
Next program begins January 26, 2018
If your marriage has become troubled and stressed, unloving or uncaring; if you have grown cold and distant; even if you are divorced or separated, or are thinking about it, Retrouvaille can help.
For more info, call 352-274-4614. Not counseling or group therapy. All calls and names held in strictest confidence. Please check our website at Retrouvaille.org.
FAMILY RENEW COMMUNITY
Family Renew Community is a faith-based organization that provides a safe, stable home for homeless families with children, and equips them with the tools they need to be self-sufficient.
Epiphany is part of Family Renew Community, providing funds, volunteers and prayerful support. The South Street Campus of Family Renew was hit very badly during Hurricane Irma. Many offices, facilities, and rooms, including five apartments, were flooded with contaminated water.
HELP NEEDED! Family Renew is currently looking for volunteers to help contactors repair damages. In addition, this community is looking for: twin-sized bed linens, towels, room accents, interior paint, and area rugs.
For more information or to help with the effort, contact Family Renew at 386-239-0861.
CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE DIOCESE OF ORLANDO
Bishop Noonan has established a Jubilee Year of the Eucharist to enkindle a deeper faith, to form leaders in Christ, and to harmonize ministries in the mission of the Church with this golden anniversary.
The Catholic Church of Epiphany joins in this year-long celebration with programming and special liturgical celebrations within the context of Sunday Masses. Pray with us as we learn more about the source and summit of our faith!
ONGOING MEETINGS & MINISTRIES
SEASONS OF HOPE
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Thursdays 10:00am – 12:00pm • Parish House #2
Seasons of Hope is a Catholic support program for the bereaved searching for hope and healing. The program is centered on Jesus Christ and grounded in the healing wisdom, traditions and practices of the Catholic Church.
People experiencing the grief that follows the death of a loved one may benefit from Seasons of Hope. For more info please contact Kathy Guldi at 386.679.0168.
WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY GROUP
Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:45pm • Parish House #2
All women are welcomed to join. We are a group of women who read spiritual based books and share our thoughts and perceptions. Here you will find a kind, thoughtful and nonjudgmental group of women who help each as we grow in closeness to God.
Our book is Amazing Grace a Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris. For more info, call or email Gloria Markette at 386-453-7542 or email@example.com.
Wednesdays 9:15am • Parish House #2
Involves praying together in silence and is for anyone desiring to deepen their relationship with God.
THE LIVING WORD AMONG WOMEN
Thursdays at 7:00pm • Parish House #3
Women seeking to become more aware of the love of Jesus and to develop a personal relationship with Him through music, fellowship, prayer and witness to how the Living Word applies to our everyday lives. Join us!
CATHOLIC MEN’S FELLOWSHIP
THE EPIPHANY ROUNDTABLE
Thursdays at 7:00pm • Parish House #2
SHARING OUR FAITH, REFLECTING ON SCRIPTURE, ANTICIPATING THE EUCHARIST
For information, contact Steve Morris at 386-788-1280 or 386-214-3964. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEVOTIONS • ALL ARE WELCOME!
Liturgy of the Hours: The Church’s Prayer (Morning Prayer) 8:00am Mon – Sat
Recitation of the Rosary: After the 8:30am Mass, Mon – Sat, Adoration Chapel.
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Novena: After the 8:30am Mass, Mondays.
The Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: After the 8:30am Mass, First Fridays.
Recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet: 3:00pm, every Friday, Adoration Chapel.
HEALING MINISTRY PRAYER REQUESTS
If you would like to send a prayer request to the “Healing Ministry of Epiphany,” please email the request to email@example.com. You can also submit prayer requests through MyParish App by tapping on the “Prayers” icon, and then tapping on “Requests” at the bottom of the page.
Feast of the
Friday, December 8, 2017
A holy day of obligation
8:30am • 12:15pm • 7:00pm
Daily: Monday – Saturday: 8:30am
Tuesday Evenings: 7:00pm
Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am • 9:00am • 11:00am • 6:00pm
Supervised nursery for toddlers during the
Sunday 9:00am and 11:00am Masses
Saturdays 2:45 – 3:45pm in the Adoration Chapel and by appointment
Advent with MyParish App
Daily Reflections: During the season of Advent, MyParish App will add an “Advent” button to its main screen options. In this section, you will find daily reflections based on the Mass readings. Look for spiritual encouragement each day of this holy season.
Advent Wreath Blessing: All are invited to bring Advent into their homes! Tap on “Prayers” from the main screen and listed in the prayer options is “Blessing of the Advent Wreath.” Let us await Christ’s coming with this tradition!
Have you downloaded MyParish App? It’s the app for everyday Catholic life! Stay connected to Epiphany with Mass readings, reflections, access to parish bulletins, parish notifications, and so much more!
If you have any questions about MyParish App, contact Andy or Jessica at a kiosk after Mass or in the office.
INTO THE BREACH
An Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Men,
my Spiritual Sons in the Diocese of Phoenix
Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix
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COME SEE US AT THE KIOSKS
A staff member is present at the kiosks in the vestibules after all weekend Masses, and can assist with:
• General Information & Questions
• Parish Registration
• Scheduling Mass Intentions
• Ministry Involvement & Updates
• Calendar & Event Updates
• And more!
We are happy to help!
December 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am
December 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Fr. Smith Complex
Make quilts for the annual Christmas Bazaar
ECCW Knitting & Crochet
December 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fr. Smith Complex
Ladies make items for the annual Christmas Bazaar
Funeral Mass for Wanda Young w/reception
December 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fr. John Bosco, Celebrant
December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Judy Neely, 386-295-7983
Al-Anon - Family Group
December 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parish House #3