WELCOME TO ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD PARISH
We wish to extend a warm welcome to all guests of Annunciation of the Lord Parish. We are delighted that you have come to worship with us, and we very much hope that you feel at home here. Please introduce yourself to Father Tom after Mass.
ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD
31 First Street, Taunton, MA 02780
TO CONTACT US:
Parish Rectory and Office
311 Somerset Avenue, Taunton, MA 02780
TO CONTACT OUR PARISH SCHOOL:
Our Lady of Lourdes School
52 First Street, Taunton, MA 02780
The Diocese of Fall River
8:30 am & 10:30 am (English)
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 am
Tuesday evenings during Advent 6:30PM– 7:30PM in church
Advent Reflection Booklets
Copies of “The Word Among Us” are located at the doors of the Church for your daily Advent enrichment. Feel free to take a booklet home.
Free Online Resources:
Bishop Robert Barron Daily Reflections www.adventreflections.com
Best Advent Ever www.dynamiccatholic.com/best-advent-ever
December 2nd - Advent Retreat - Morning of Reflection
Advent Retreat Presented by Fr. Tom Costa on Saturday, December 2nd 8:00AM-11:30AM
The cost is $10.00 and includes a small breakfast and materials. The morning will be spiritually uplifting and a great way to spend some time away from our responsibilities and the “noise” of daily life. All are welcome to attend.
Please respond by Wednesday, November 22nd
December 10th Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, December 10th from 9am to 11am - Annunciation of the Lord Parish Hall, 31 First Street, Taunton.
Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Toast, Coffee, Juice - Sponsored by: The Knights of Columbus Council #82........$7.00 per Adult and $5.00 per child under 10
Please Respond by December 4th
December 17th Marian Theatre Project presents "Our Mother's Call"
Marian Theatre Project presents "Our Mother's Call" Sunday, December 17th at 1:30pm In the church
Join Mary, our Blessed Mother, as she shares the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary. This one-woman short play is a meditative way to embrace the Advent season.
Questions: Please contact Rectory at 508-823-2521 or About the play: Visit: www.agoodremedy.com
Marian Medal Award 2017 - Congratulations to Shirley Martin
Marian Medal Award 2017 - Congratulations to Shirley Martin who has been chosen as the parish recipient for the 2017 award !!!! First presented in 1968, the annual award recognizes the devotion and commitment of the laity in the work of their church. Recipients are nominated for the award by the pastor. Shirley has served in many parish roles, lector, teacher, counter and daily parishioner. A well deserved award for someone who has given so much for others. She is a very humble parishioner who gives so much from her heart and we thank her for sharing her time, talents and treasure. The ceremony will take place Sunday November 19th at 3:00PM at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River
Volunteer of the Month - Thank You Catherine Silva
Catherine Silva - This month we recognize one of our parishioners who gives so much to serving the parish in many ways. Cathy has a strong love of God, is a prayerful person, and loves her God and Church. She often lectors at 7:30AM Mass, volunteers teaching Faith Formation, and helps St. Vincent DePaul and many other charities. Thank You for your faithful stewardship
Directions to Annunciation of the Lord Church
Readings for the Week of December 10, 2017
- Sunday: Is 40:1-5, 9-11 / Ps 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14  / 2 Pt 3:8-14 / Mk 1:1-8
- Monday: Is 35:1-10 / Ps 85:9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14 [Is 35:4f] / Lk 5:17-26
- Tuesday: Zec 2:14-17 or Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab / Jdt 13:18bcde, 19 [15:9d] / Lk 1:26-38 or Lk 1:39-47
- Wednesday: Is 40:25-31 / Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8 and 10  / Mt 11:28-30
- Thursday: Is 41:13-20 / Ps 145:1 and 9, 10-11, 12-13ab  / Mt 11:11-15
- Friday: Is 48:17-19 / Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 [cf. Jn 8:12] / Mt 11:16-19
- Saturday: Sir 48:1-4, 9-11 / Ps 80:2ac and 3b, 15-16, 18-19  / Mt 17:9a, 10-13
- Next Sunday: Is 61:1-2a, 10-11 / Lk 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54 [Is 61:10b] / 1 Thes 5:16-24 / Jn 1:6-8, 19-28