PARISH AREA EVENTS 

FIRST FRIDAY St. Stephen DEVOTIONS January 4, 2019
Monthly Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament will be the first Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Please call the rectory if you would like to be scheduled for a specific hour or just feel free to drop in any time that day. 
 
Dec 16, Hopitality Sunday, Parish Council.
Dec 18, Tuesday,Penance Service 4 pm, followed by Reconciliation.
Dec 21, First Day of Winter. 
Dec 26, Feast of St. Stephen 
 
St Rose of Lima invites everyone to.. An Advent Evening of Recollection, Monday Dec. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. 
Exposition & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Confessions
Advent reflections by Msgr. James Hanson, Retired, St. Joachim
Fr. Greg Klump, Pastor, Our Lady's in Festus
Fr. Alex Anderson, Pastor, St. Rose of Lima\
 
There is a sign up sheet in the back of church for the Christmas Masses.  It will be used for scheduling Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Servers, Gift Bearers, and members of the choir.  If you are willing to participate in the celebration of the mass, please sign with your availability.
 
 
FOOD PANTRY!!!  
With your continued support we will keep donating throughout the year for the
Richwoods Community Food Pantry
 
 Thanks to our Annual Catholic Appeal drive, the Food Pantry was blessed with a grant for $2,000.00.
 
Thank you for your continued support for the Richwoods Community Food Pantry.  Distribution is the third Saturday of the month. If you are aware of anyone who needs assistance, sign up days are every Tuesday from 9 am until 1 pm.

CHURCH CLEANERS
Schedule:       
 
Bud & Mary Ann Godat 12/10 thru 12/16
 
If interested in helping out contact the Rectory
Thank you Church Cleaners for your dedication!