Sunday December 4, 2016

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Jim Lawrence) Rosary Society sits as a body
5:15 p.m. Discovering Christ
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Harry Nowak Sr.)

Monday  December 5, 2016
No Mass

Tuesday December 6, 2016
St. Nicholas, Bishop

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Joe & Bernice Gehlen; +Henry & Mary Podrasky;
                          +Joe & Kate Gehlen)
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday December 7, 2016
St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

7:15 p.m. Mass for the Immaculate Conception
(+Leo Mallak)
               with Religious Education students Jr. Choir leads music

Thursday  December 8, 2016
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

10:10 a.m. Cedar Crest Rosary
10:30 a.m. Mass at Cedar Crest
(l. & d. First Catholic Slavic Ladies Association members)
7:00 p.m. Mass for the Immaculate Conception
(l. & d. Rosary Society members)
                 Rosary Society to sit as a Body up front
                 Induction & Blessing of Rosary Society Officers

Friday December 9, 2016
St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Cyril Popelka)

Saturday  December 10, 2016
Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation
4:00 p.m. Mass (+Patty Eischens)

Sunday  December 11, 2016

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Albert & Josephine Aldolf;
                          Helen, Myrtle, Alice, Magdalen & Francis)
6:00 p.m. Choir practice for all voices
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Glenn Pilarski)
Jesus of Mercy
Rosary Society
Knights of Columbus
 This Week's Homily                (Audio)
Catholic Charities    Counseling Services
On-line Greeting Cards
MASS VIDEO                                      & Live Streaming
All Praise be to the Father, the Son & the Holy Spirit!
Holy Family Catholic Church
  A Glance at the Week
Saint John Paul II Area Faith Community of Silver Lake, Glencoe & Winsted
This Week's Bulletin  Click Here
Past Bulletins
Cemetery Adornment Guidelines
Pray for the Sick
Prayer & Meditation Room
If you or someone you know is going to be homebound or in a care facility for any period of time, please contact Celia Knoll for arrangements to bring communion and visitation.

Celia Knoll at the office 327-2356
or cell 320-583-1320.
Celia & Lori are available to assist as schedules allow.

700 West Main Street
Silver Lake, MN 55381
Rectory 320-327-2261
Bus. Office 320-327-2356
Rev. Anthony J. Stubeda, Pastor
  Fr. Paul Schumacher, Associate
Fr. Michael Doyle, Associate
                     Weekend Masses
Saturday  4:00 p.m.     Sunday  8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Homebound  Ministries
Homebound             Ministries
Virtus On-Line
Bobbi's Office Hours Week of Dec. 4th
                      Upcoming Community Events
please see bulletin board in back of church for more information
Catholic Charities offers individual and family
counseling services in locations around the diocese. They also work
with people interested in adoption. To make an appointment or learn
more about Catholic Charities’ services call 1-866-670-5163.

CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS OFFERING A PRODUCT TO HELP YOUR PARISH: See below for another way to support our Catholic Parish Area Faith Community. The Catholic Order of Foresters has life insurance policies that offer you financial security and the satisfaction of knowing you provided for your beneficiaries and given a meaningful benefit to our Catholic parish without any additional cost to you. For complete details, contact COF Agent Jean Kappel, FICF at 320-485-2821 or Catholic Order of Foresters Bringing Catholic Values to Life! A fraternal benefit life insurance society since 1883. Home Office: 800-552-0145. #15-01-103 JK1844 (11/15)

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE: Walk where Jesus walked,10 days,
Jerusalem, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Cana, Mount Carmel, Mount Tabor,
Dead Sea, Sea of Galilee, Way of the Cross, Mount Calvary, Jericho
and much more; February 14-23, 2017, contact Fr. John Vakulskas Jr, for more information.
September 30-October2, 2016 in Mankato, MN and February 17-19,
2017 in Windom, MN. Early registration is highly recommended.
For more information visit our website at:
or contact Miki at or
  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  Every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
If you are interested in learning more about the Rosary Society,
please contact,
President, Celia Knoll 320-583-1320,
Vice President, Minerva Stritesky 327-2147,
Secretary, Patricia Mahon 327-2801 or
Treasurer, Jeanette Mickolichek 327-2187.
Our weekend Mass is now showing on TV
at 8:00 p.m. Saturday,
9:30 a.m. Sunday
and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
for everyone to enjoy. Mass will show on channel 8 if you use a Mediacom cable box or on channel 107.3 if you don’t use a cable box on your TV. This is available for Mediacom customers in both Silver Lake and Lester Prairie.
FORMED  Website
Now Available through KC Council #1841
: Keep Christ in
Christmas cards are available and in the back of church. Prices are
marked on the boxes of cards. Please pay for them with the
envelopes provided. Payment may be dropped off in the collection,
at the church office, or mailed to SL Knights of Columbus ~ PO
BOX 93 ~ Silver Lake MN 55381-0093. Thank you for doing your
part to “Keep Christ in Christmas” by sending religious Christmas
cards. If you have questions or need additional cards, contact Bob
Penas 327-2122.

VOLUNTEER ARE NEEDED for Winsted's Senior Dining -
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Please
contact Joan Genty at 320-485-2567 if interested or for more

CHRISTMAS CHOIR PRACTICES: People of all ages interested in singing with our choir for Christmas Masses are invited to rehearsals on Sunday, December 11, at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 18, at 6:00 p.m. Both rehearsals will be in the church. Please come and join us as we prepare for the celebration of the birth of the Lord.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Please join our RE students for the Mass for the Immaculate Conception on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:15 p.m. All RE students in grades 1-11 should meet in their classrooms by 7:00 p.m. and will then go to Church and sit as a class.
ROSARY SOCIETY: All members are asked to attend and sit as a Body up front on the west side for the Mass of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8. Our 2017 Officers will be blessed as they begin their year term. Become a member and receive an abundance of graces
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7: Abundant Table Community Meal, 4:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church Basement Fellowship Hall.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8: Glencoe Caregiver Support & Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Glencoe. please call Sarah at 320-221-4513 or for more information.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10: Church of St. Henry’s Morning Musician Retreat/Workshop given by Sarah Hart, Steve Angrisano & Jesse Manibusan, at 8:30 a.m. - noon and evening concert at 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Monticello, Contact Grace Janssen 763-271-3077 or for more information.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10: St. Anastasia Christmas Market: The Gift of Health from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. St. Anastasia in Hutchinson will be sponsoring a Christmas Market to support the LEAST project to help people in Guatemala in saving their sight. The event includes breakfast with St. Nicholas, a Christmas Tea, and gifts from around the world, vendors and a bake sale. Please see your parish bulletin board for more details.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10: “Singing Friends Chorus” Christmas Concert Series, 2:00 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, New Germany
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11: Traditional Christmas Carol Sing-Along, 7:00 p.m., Brownton Congregational Church.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 & 12: CUF St. Mary’s Church, Sleepy Eye Bake Sale Saturday after 5:30 p.m. Mass until 7:00 p.m. Sunday Bake Sale at 8:00 a.m., Dinner 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: 2016 Living Nativity, presented by the Glencoe area churches, Oak Leaf Park, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., accepting food shelf donations. The event still needs volunteers: angels, shepherds and wise men, as well as hay bales and help setting up and tearing down the sets. For more information, please contact Cindy Eggersgluess,; 800-874-6753 - 320-238-2196