ICC NEWSLETTER - November 15, 2019
Here we go!
With less than two weeks left until Thanksgiving, everyone's calendars are getting heavier, as their wallets are
... And that is exactly where we come in. So, come in! Amidst the stress of chip-inserting, and school calendars, and parties, and cooking, and guests, and gifts...
Immaculate Conception Church
continues to stand quietly and firmly at 16 North Broadway, in Irvington. Here you are welcome, and loved, and here you have a place to rest and search for hope and meaning through the hustle and bustle of the "
" season. You don't have to lift a finger, if you don't want to (although we love it when you do). We are here for
. So read on!
(Psst. Make sure to read all the way to the end for
is exciting and fun... and cheap! $10 will get you a full game pack, and you can always purchase an extra "
purple jackpot card
" for $2. Grab a slice of pizza or a hot dog, plus a drink and dessert for dinner, and
will be happy!
Bring your family to the 5PM Mass right beforehand
, and your obligation is fulfilled.
you will be teaching your children that being part of a faithful community can be fun, too. You don't have to be a parishioner to come, so if your kids (or you) want to bring a friend, they are more than welcome!
Saturday, November 16 at 6PM in the GYM.
November 2019 Bingo Flyer
LAST FEW DAYS FOR THANKSGIVING FOOD DONATIONS
Have you picked up a flier for the
St. Peter/St. Dennis Thanksgiving Food Drive
yet? No worries. We've attached one right here for you. Remember,
the last day to donate food is this Wednesday, November 20
. That's when our 7th and 8th graders will be getting everything ready. We can also always use
help taking bags to the food pantry on Friday, November 22
. Contact Adrienne Lauer at 591-7740 to let her know you can help!
2019 Thanksgiving Food Drive Shopping List
THANKSGIVING INTERFAITH SERVICE
Isn't it great to know that we are not the only people of Faith here in the Rivertowns? We share our beautiful town with many members of different faiths, and we are called to be good neighbors to them, and responsible citizens of Irvington.
Come be that light
on the hill at the
2019 Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
. This year it is being hosted by our brothers and sisters at the
Irvington Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30PM
. Let's show up, represent our Faith, and share our love with them!
We all know that
comes to ICC every year, but this year he is coming in
style. That's right!
will be bringing
Mrs. Claus, "Cookie"
his helper, and a whole cast of other friends to the
ICC GYM on
, December 8 at 1PM
. How could it not be grand if, after all, it is also
the Feast of the Immaculate Conception!
So this year, to celebrate in style, we are going to have a
ice cream from Main Street Sweets
, a reading of
"The Night Before Christmas"
Santa and his friends...
to make the event even
for the adults
! Plus, we have invited our neighbors from
St. Barnabas Church and the Irvington Presbyterian Church
, to join us in celebration... not of the
... but of
Just as last year, we have joined in
reciprocal celebrations of
the Christmas Season
with St. Barnabas and Irvington Presbyterian
. So take a look at the flier, save all three dates, and
2019 Three Churches One Christmas Flier
In closing - maybe if we stop thinking of it as the "
" season, and begin to see it as "
", the din and clamor will subside, and we will hear the ringing of bells, not the dinging of credit card charges. Come rest on one of our wooden pews this Sunday. You'll be amazed how comfortable they can be with Christ at your side.
Sincerely Yours in Christ,
Immaculate Conception Church (Irvington-on-Hudson)
on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 4:21PM