Monthly Archives: December 2016

St. Peter’s Suppers of Eight – 2017

Suppers of Eight provides an excellent opportunity for sharing meals at “home” in small groups. All who sign up will enjoy a meal at some parishioner’s home once each month for four months, January, February, March, and April of 2017.

Each pair of participants will serve as host and provide the main course and beverage one month and will go to another home and take a vegetable dish, salad and bread, or dessert to share the other three months. As much as possible, participants will be with entirely different groups of eight each of the four months.

Signup deadline is December 25th. Before January 1, a schedule for participation for all who have signed up will be published. January hosts will be chosen from those who have participated and already know the process. No later than the first of each month, hosts will contact those who are scheduled to come to their homes and suggest two or three possible dates. Participants respond promptly so a mutually acceptable date for the suppers can be quickly established. Email works great for most people for reaching quick agreement on the date.

Suppers of Eight works best for adult couples and “pairs” of folks who decide to participate so, if you are single, find a friend and sign up together. If you want to participate but just aren’t in a position to host right now, sign up as a substitute. I guess you will get an invitation or two, but no guarantees.

Just sign up and drop it in the offering plate! Or, you can email Darryl Williams (dkw1942@gmail.com) for more information and a link for online signup. His phone is 803-238-8831.

And sign up here:

https://sites.google.com/site/spsuppers2017/

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Advent Freebies!

We’re always looking for the best materials to pass on the Faith to our children or deepen our own knowledge.
FORMED gives us free resources to use!  Of particular interest at this moment are

“The year and our Children”  which is a free ebook to download and a recording of Fulton Sheen – audio  – “The True Meaning of Christmas”.

St. Peter’s Catholic Church has subscribed to this exciting new online platform and you get FREE access and free downloads!
So:
1. go to www.FORMED.org,
2. scroll down to the Registration Box for parishioners
3. Type in the parish code: 6XVHFR
4. Set up a username and a password.  DONE

For  questions, please call Donna Tomasini 803/7790036  / donna@visitstpeters.org

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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Thursday, December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and is a Holy Day of Obligation.

Masses will be celebrated at 8:30 AM and 12:00. On Wednesday, December 7, a vigil Mass will be held at 7:00 PM. This will follow stations at NOON, Adoration, Solemn benediction at 5:45 PM and will be followed by a potluck dinner in Neglia at 6:00 P.M.

Come and join us!!

Advent Penance Services

The schedule for the Advent Penance Services in the area churches is as follows:
All services are scheduled for 7:00 P.M. with the exception of St. John Neumann, which is scheduled for 6:30 PM.

December 1, Thursday Our Lady of Perpetual Help
December 5, Monday St. Martin de Porres
December 6, Tuesday Corpus Christi
December 7, Wednesday Our Lady of the Lake
December 12, Monday Our Lady of the Hills
December 14, Wednesday St. Peter’s
December 15, Thursday Transfiguration
December 19, Monday St. John Neumann *6:30 P.M.