Activities

Come let us adore Him!

On December 25th, the Christmas Mass of the Day will be celebrated at 3:30 pm. After Mass, come and join us for an evening of great food, songs, dance, music, Santa Claus, gifts and fun for the whole family! O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant, O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem; Come and behold him, born the King of angels: O come, let us adore him, O come let us adore him, O come let us…

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O Holy Night

The Midnight Mass was the first Christmas Mass celebrated at the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission when it opened three years ago. The tradition of the Midnight Mass continues to be celebrated each year on December 24th. This particular Mass during the Night brings out a sense of tranquility and solemnity far apart from the busy hustle and bustle of buying Christmas gifts and planning parties. The sound of Christmas hymns, the smell of incense, the procession and…

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From Nazareth to Bethlehem

This year’s Advent Retreat (in Chinese) will be on December 7-8. Fr. Bill has invited Fr. Jianping Li to conduct the retreat. Fr. Li is from the Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan, New York. The theme of the Advent retreat is “From Nazareth to Bethlehem – Listening to Matthew and Luke about Emmauel.” The Advent retreat consists of three parts: on Saturday, December 7, the morning session is from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and the afternoon session is…

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All Saints Day

All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation, which means that the faithful are obligated to attend Mass. Here is our Mass schedule for All Saints Day, Friday, November 1: Mass in Chinese at 12 noon and Mass in English at 7:00 pm.

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All Souls Day

We will have a Mass in Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed on Saturday, November 2: Mass in Chinese at 12 noon. For the benefit of our parishioners who cannot come to church on November 2, you may bring framed pictures of your departed loved ones to church for a special prayer for the dead after the 10:30 am Mass on Sunday, November 3rd. How You Can Help the Holy Souls in Purgatory There’s only one door out of purgatory…

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Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign

US Census Complete Count Campaign Bishop Joel Konzen, who is currently the Administrator of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, recently signed a resolution creating a “Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign” to increase awareness and participation of Atlanta parishes in the 2020 Census. The U.S. Constitution requires a complete count of the nation’s population every 10 years. Census data impacts decisions at the national, state and local levels — from congressional representation to the annual allocation of more than $675 billion. These…

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MARYKNOLL Student Essay Contest

MARYKNOLL STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST is open to all students from Grades 6 to 12. The theme is to explain how and with whom you share the Good News of God’s love. Submission deadline is November 15, 2019. Entry forms are available at the parish office or can be downloaded here:

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40 DAYS FOR LIFE

“40 DAYS FOR LIFE” begins on February 26 and ends on April 5. During this time, the faithful are encouraged to pray that all people may have the wisdom and courage to protect the gift of human life from conception to natural death.

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