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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Announcements from our bulletin of August 20, 2017

Preparation For First Communion And Confirmation Grades 1 - 12

Information And Registration Forms

Religious Registrations Forms for First Communion and Confirmation for children and young adults in grades 1 through 12 are available this weekend in the Church by the side door, near the Tree of Life, and also at the Parish Office during Office Hours.

Registration In Parish Hall

  • Sunday, August 20th: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Monday, August 21st: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 22nd: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Bring To Registration

  • Baptism Certificate (Copy)
  • Completed Registration form (we can help you, if you need it)
  • Registration Fee (can be paid in full or by installments)

All Children and Young Adults should be Registered Prior to the First Day Of Class.

The First Day of Class is September 5, 2017

All children that finished 1st year Communion or Confirmation, need to register again for 2nd year Communion or Confirmation.

Provides Catholic religious formation in English and Spanish to adults who wish to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Communion and Confirmation. This class is for non-baptized adults, baptized adults who wish to be received into the Catholic Church and Catholic adults who have not received either their 1st Communion or Confirmation. Further information and registration forms are available this weekend by the side door of the Church, near the Tree of Life and in the Parish Office.

First Meeting from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Rectory on:

  • Monday, October 9th (English)
  • Tuesday, October 10th (Spanish)

Complete the registration form and return to the parish office as soon as possible. For further information, please contact us.

  • Social Media
  • Planned Giving
  • Stewardship

Matching gifts are an excellent way to maximize the impact of your personal donation. For more information contact 305-762-1112.

Do you have an insurance policy you no longer need?
Donate it to St Mary Magdalen Church The process is simple and it will help the parish for many years to come. You will receive a nice tax deduction based on the cash value in the policy.

For more information, contact the rectory or call the Office of Planned Giving at 305-762-1110.

“For the gifts and the call of God are irrevocable.” - ROMANS 11:29

Each of us is part of God’s dream and a such He has a special mission in mind for each of us. He has given us the gifts we need to accomplish that mission. We are called to be good stewards by using those gifts to do the work that He has planned for each of us. If we deny our gifts or fail to use them as God calls us to use them, then some part of His dream and works will be left undone.

Second collection this Weekend is for our parish Maintenance & Landscaping.

Sunday October 8, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Parish Hall

Donantes recibirán regalos especiales.

The Fall Bazaar is the main project of the Council of Catholic Women this year. All proceeds collected at the Bazaar will be donated to St. Mary Magdalen for the Parish Hall AC Unit. We remind our parishioners that we will gratefully accept donations of any kind home-made goodies, jewelry, clothing, new unwanted gifts, electronics, raffle pr izes, money, etc.

Tickets for the raffle will be sold on Saturday & Sunday, September 16-17 & 23-24 after the all weekend Masses.

Please bring your donations to the Rectory Office during regular schedule hours.

Being chosen as a godparent for baptism is an honor, for the godparent traditionally becomes a spiritual companion to the one being baptized in a journey of faith.

Please decide if your faith life makes you ready to publicly pledge that you have been leading a life in harmony with the Catholic tradition. Godparents should be both role models and resource persons, individuals who are at ease with the practice of their faith and would normally be considered as “active Catholics.” They should be people who are comfortable with answering questions about their personal relationship with God as experienced in the Catholic Communion, even if they are unsure of all the technicalities.

Godparents should be people who are interested in and will continue to spiritually support the “godchild” in the years ahead.

Catholic Church Requirements - To be a godparent, a person must be:

  1. A baptized Catholic who has received the sacraments of Confirmation and Holy Communion and is practicing the Catholic faith.
  2. Mature enough to undertake the responsibility.
  3. A member of the Catholic Church canonically free to carry out this responsibility. If a person is married, the marriage must have been a Catholic marriage, not just a civil marriage. Catholics currently living in a marriage not considered valid by the Catholic Church or cohabitating are excluded from being a Godparent.
  4. Someone other than the father or mother, spouse or fiancé of the one who is to be baptized.
* In order to be a Godparent/Sponsor St. Mary Magdalen Church requires that the person be registered member of our parish at least 6 months previous to the date of the Baptism.

How do we care?

We visit people at home, in hospitals. We give advice, food, and clothes to those in need. We reach out to lonely and alienated. We are members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

For more information, call the church’s rectory at 305-931-0600.

Evening & Weekend Schedule
Tuesdays & Thursdays Sobriedad 2000 AA in Spanish 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday Al Anon in Spanish 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday Spanish Charismatic Group in Spanish 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Sunday Gambler's Anon in English 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday St. Vincent de Paul Society Bi-lingual 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2nd Sunday August to May Council of Catholic Women Bi-lingual 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM