Weekly Parish News - 7/29
This week — July 29, 2020:
A Message from Fr. Ryan
First Holy Communion
A MESSAGE FROM FATHER RYAN
Fr. Regis Ryan shares a beautiful reflection on the
readings from this past Sunday
CONGRATULATIONS FIRST COMMUNICANTS!
We congratulate our second graders who received their First Holy Communion last week! May the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ strengthen you and keep you in His grace.
ONLINE PARISH EVENTS
Join other parishioners in gathering for prayer and fellowship online!
Alpha | Thursday, July 30 at 7 PM |
Meet on ZOOM at
. Contact Jacob Williamson at
for more info.
Live Stream Sunday Worship | Sunday, August 2 at 10 AM & 6 PM |
Live Stream Mass at 10 AM and Solemn Evening Prayer at 6 PM every Sunday. Both events are streamed from Facebook at
. If you wish to receive the weekly email with live stream Mass information, please join the Live Stream Mass email group
Gabriel Community Prayer Group | Tuesday, August 4 at 8:30 PM |
Join other parishioners each week to pray for our parish community. Meet on ZOOM at
for more info.
All Saturday evening and Sunday Ma
sses are being held in the church parking lots on the published Mass schedule
except when thunderstorms threaten, in which case the public Mass will be cancelled. (The priest will still say the Mass, but out of public view). To hear the parking lot Mass from your car, you can use your phone to to listen via ZOOM. Weather updates and instructions for listening can be found at our website using the button below.
Parking Lot Mass Info
This Monday, July 27, DAILY Masses resumed indoors at each of our churches.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, being indoors looks different. Here's what you need to know:
Doors to the church open 30 minutes prior to the start of Mass and close immediately after Mass
A basket is available at the entrance of the church for anyone who wishes to drop a paper with their name, address, and phone number on it in case they would like to be notified in the event of a COVID-19 exposure.
Face masks are required to enter the church and are required to be worn while in the church.
Hand sanitizer is be available at the doors of the church; please use.
Social distancing of six feet must be maintained from anyone not of the same household.
Seating is be limited to certain areas in the church.
All pews will be labeled as either “A” or “B” and only “A” pews or “B” pews will be able to be used for a particular Mass.
Once seated, all are expected to remain in their seat.
Votive candles, side altars, cry rooms, and confessionals are all be closed or unable to be used.
Restrooms are be available for emergency situations.
The distribution of Holy Communion will take place after Mass.
After you receive Holy Communion, please do not return to your pew and do leave the church immediately.
For the next few weeks, all public Saturday evening and Sunday Masses will continue in the parking lots. All individuals vulnerable to COVID-19 and all who are sick are asked to please stay home. F
or resources on how to pray from home, please visit
The parish is continuing to work with the guidelines set forth by the diocese in the reopening guide "
Moving Forward Together
". Information surrounding the opening of public Mass and what to expect can be found at
Do you like seeing the 10 AM Mass live streamed every Sunday?
We are seeking volunteers to help keep it going every week. Please consider helping us with this vital ministry! All skills levels are welcome, and we will teach you everything you need to know. Reach out to Kristin Hayes at
for more information.
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July 27th-31st from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 1st from 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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To learn more about the changes taking place in Archangel Gabriel Faith Formation, watch the video
. If you have questions, please reach out to Steve Swank at
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The next Farmers Market is
MONDAY, AUGUST 3
For more info, email
We have created a page of obituaries to keep parishioners in the loop of recent deaths in our parish family. Please keep the recently departed, and their families who mourn their loss, in your prayers.
on Wednesday, July 29 at 2:00PM