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FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – DEC. 7TH, 2014

On Friday December 19th at 8 P.M. in the Church, our 3 parish choirs will be conducting our Lessons and Carols. The festival of nine Lessons and Carols is a service of Christian workshop celebrating the birth of Jesus that is traditionally followed at Christmas. Lessons and Carols will be done through reflection of scripture… Read More

FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – NOV. 30TH, 2014

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. We begin a new church year. Advent is the church’s four week preparation for the coming of Christ into our lives and hearts. During the season of Advent the church teaches about three comings of Christ. The first coming happened about 2,000 years ago when Christ was born… Read More

FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – NOV. 23RD, 2014

Today our Church’s year comes to a close with the Solemnity of Christ the King. Today is an opportunity to reflect on what the kingship of Christ means for us as Christians. Simply put, Christ’s kingship is one of service to others. His kingship is not one of violence, force or intimidation. Christ comes to… Read More

New Hymnal Memorials

Saint Sebastian Parish would like to purchase 600 new hardbound,
permanent One in Faith hymnals. It is necessary for us to purchase new
hymnals for our parish for two main reasons. Many of the old ones are
worn, beat up and are no longer suitable for use at the celebration of the
sacred liturgy. Also, all of our old hymnals still have the old translations of
the Mass prayers. The new books would have the new translation of the
Mass. Read More……