Parish Events Highlights
Tuesday, January 23
Parents or grandparents of infants, toddlers and preschool
children are invited to discuss behavioral, social, and discipline topics while their children engage in supervised play
and craft time. New York Archdiocesan trained facilitators will help in the discussions. All sessions are on Tuesday
mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 AM in the lower level of Father Fata Hall. To reserve a space or for more information,
please contact Michelle Horvers at 787-0005.
|January 23||How Do I Manage Attention for All the Children?
|January 30||Can Gratitude Change My Child’s Behavior?
|February 6||How Do I Teach My Children About Jesus?
|February 27||How Can I Help My Child with Emotional Hurts?
|March 6||How Do Routines Benefit My Child>
|March 13||To Be Determined
Weekend of January 27/28
Fr. Tim Wren will be joining us at all Masses on the weekend of January 27/28 to speak of his work with the orphans our parish
supports in Swaziland through the Swazi Legacy charity. He will be joined by one of our local students who
visited Swaziland and helped in this worthy effort. Please give him a warm Immaculate Conception and Assumption
of Our Lady welcome!
Sunday, January 28
Immaculate Conception School is holding an Open House on Sunday, January 28: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
ICS is a Catholic elementary school offering an exceptional, faith-based education for all students
from Pre-K 3 through 8th grade. Learn about our blended learning program and our many sports and
extracurricular activities. Please come for a tour and see all ICS has to offer.
Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30
The 2019 Mass Book will open as follows:
Monday, January 29
9:00 - 10:00 AM at Fr. Fata Hall
for Masses at Assumption
Tuesday, January 30
9:00 - 10:30 AM in the Lower Church
for Masses at Immaculate Conception
Sunday, February 4
Need dessert for that Super Bowl Party?
Come to the Flock’s Bake Sale after the 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM and Noon Masses on Sunday, February 4.
Whatever you buy, you’re sure to get a winner!
Sunday, February 11
The members of the Assumption Altar Rosary Society will meet at Assumption Church on the 2nd Sunday of each month
to recite the Rosary prior to the 9 o’clock Mass (except during the summer months).
All are welcomed to join us in prayer.
Sunday, February 11
There will be a reception for all those who participated in our Renew + Rebuild Campaign on
Sunday, February 11 in the Lower Church after the Noon Mass.
It is so important that we get full parish participation. If you have not made your gift or pledge,
please do so as soon as possible. Pledge forms are available at the entrances to our churches.
They will also be available at the reception for those who have not yet been able to contribute to this initiative.
Our commitment to the Archdiocese has been fulfilled. From now on, all donations will benefit
our parish 100%.
The Archdiocese has set up a secure web site to make donations and pledges.
Please make sure that, under the “Designation” section, you select
Immaculate Conception and Assumption, Tuckahoe.
Otherwise, your donation will not be applied to our parish projects!
Tuesday, February 13
Interested in meeting other parents? Interested in strengthening your family’s spirituality?
Parents Connect is for you! Our Mission is to provide an opportunity for parents to connect and learn
from each other in a welcoming, open, and faith-filled environment. We meet once a month, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
in the Lower Level of Father Fata Hall. Childcare is provided!
We will be discussing Building Better Families – A Practical Guide to Raising Amazing Children
by Matthew Kelly. Don’t have time to read the chapters? Please join us anyway; we simply use the
book to initiate conversation. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Michelle Horvers
at 787-0005 or email@example.com for more information.
Wednesday, February 14
Ashes will be distributed at all Masses and special services. Small packets of Blessed Ashes with prayers for the
Homebound may be requested from the Sacristans after the Mass or Service.
|8:30 AM||Mass||Immaculate Conception|
|9:30 AM||School Mass||Immaculate Conception|
|12:00 PM||Mass||Immaculate Conception|
|4:30 PM||Liturgy of the Word||Assumption|
|4:30 PM||Liturgy of the Word||Immaculate Conception|
|7:30 PM||Mass||Immaculate Conception|
Ash Wednesday is a day of Fast and Abstinence.
Fast: All Catholics between 18 and 59 years old must only have one full meal. Two smaller meals may be taken during the day to maintain physical
strength, but those two small meals together should not equal a full meal. There is no snacking between meals.
Abstinence: All Catholics aged 14 or older are required to abstain from meat.
Fridays during Lent
Journey with Jesus to Calvary - attend the Stations of the Cross. Every Friday in Lent, stations of the Cross
will be observed after the Noon Mass at Immaculate Conception and at 7:00 PM according to the following schedule:
|Friday, February 16||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, February 16||7:00 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, February 23||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, February 23||7:00 PM||Assumption|
|Friday, March 2||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 2||7:00 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 9||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 9||7:00 PM||Assumption|
|Friday, March 16||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 16||7:00 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 23||12:30 PM||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday, March 23||7:00 PM||Assumption|
For other news or events items, please refer to a current bulletin.