This Week

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King Of The Universe : November 23, 2014

November 2014 Youth Ministry

To be Catholic is to be joyful

As a Reminder, There will be no Youth Group Gathering Tomorrow, November 24th as we will be Celebrating our Annual Ministries Appreciation Evening.

The Junior High Youth Group will be Preparing and Serving Hot Chocolate And Egg Nog after the Nativity Lighting Ceremony Monday, December 1st at 7:30 pm.

November 2014 Thanksgiving Day Mass Schedule

Thanksgiving Day Mass Schedule

7:00 am English
10:30 am Bilingual

From COTLF to all our Parishioners, Families, and Friends
Happy Thanksgiving!!

November 24Ministries Appreciation Evening

This coming Monday, November 24th at 7:30 pm, a special evening of dessert and coffee, celebration, appreciation, fellowship and fun has been designed for all those who participate in ANY of our 42 ministries here at the Church of the Little Flower.

Part of the gathering will include the bestowal of the coveted “Spirit of the Parish” award. Twenty-five of our fellow parishioners will be especially acknowledged.

Music, prizes, and gifts will mark the occasion. Even a “free” grand raffle. All those who participated in the Ministries Fair, and are among those that have taken an active role in our manifold parish ministries are invited to come and partake. Enjoy!

November 23Archdiocese of Miami

Office of the Archbishop

Dear Brothers ans Sisters in Christ:

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has come to the aid of communites nationwide for over 40years in an effort to eradicate poverty.

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November 27 & 28 Boy Scouts Troop 16 Christmas Tree, Garland & Wreath Sale

The Boy Scouts will once again be selling Christmas Trees, Garland and Wreaths to benefit their local Troop #16. The Pre-Order deadline is Thursday, November 20th. You can purchase a tree, garland, or wreath by completing the form below and dropping it off along with your payment (please make checks payable to BSA Troop 16) at the Parish Office or Click here to download the order form online

Pick-up will take place on Thanksgiving Day (Nov 26) and Friday, November 27th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Troop 16 Cabin in the STS South Parking Lot (along Sevilla Ave).

The Premium Frasier Fir Christmas Trees are supplied from a Christian, family-run business that services not-for-profits like the Boy Scouts and COTLF. All proceeds of this fundraiser support the STS BSA Troop 16 Scouting activities. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Matthew Yurkon at 305-205-1622 or at

November 2014Thanksgiving Dinners for the Homebound

This week is the final collection for the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Project. As We Prepare Our Homes And Our Hearts For The Holiday Season, Let Us Remember Those In Our Community And In Our Neighborhood Who Cannot Otherwise Celebrate Because They Are Poor, Elderly, Homebound, Or Have Nowhere Else To Go. The Thanksgiving Dinner Preparations Gives Us An Opportunity To Come Together As A Parish Family To Reach Out To The Most Vulnerable Among Us.

Thank You In Advance For Your Generous Support Of This Important Project!

November 2014Online Giving

We are keeping up with technology!

Our parish provides Online Giving as an electronic tool for contributions so you can give via the Internet. Online Giving helps you maintain your giving even if you cannot be present at Mass.

This helps the parish with your Stewardship especially during times of bad weather, vacation and holiday travel. Go to our parish website to get started today.

Oct. 15 - Dec. 3Meeting Schedules

Our Parish Council meetings (always at 7:30 pm in Comber Hall) will be on October 15th and December 3rd.

Our Finance Council meetings (in the second floor Executive Meeting Room in the parish office at 8:45 am) will take place on the 11th of September, the 13th of November, and the 15th of January.

November 2014 ABCD 2014

Although we have, as a community, reached our 2014 annual goal for the Archbishop's Charities and Development appeal, there are still some $51,000 worth of pledges that have not yet been completed. As you may know, everything that is collected over and above the required goal is scheduled to come back to the parish. Here at Little Flower, we have already budgeted for the total pledges, and anticipate, as well as need, all the pledges to be complete. Thank you for helping us bring ABCD 2014 to a successful conclusion.

November 2014 Parish Council

The following are the names of fellow parishioners who will now serve on the Parish Council for a two year term beginning December 2014:

Mercy Arrieta Steven Befera Blake Brito
Max Cacchione Cris Garcia-Casals Raul Cairo
Carlos Espinosa Joe Esposito Gloria Fonts
Jena Getchell Andy Gomez Jesus Gonzalez
Verna Hume Alejandro Herrera Eddie Llano
Paul Martinez Cece Pelaez Blake Sando
Elena Srouji Raul Sanchez de Varona Francisco Valdes
Ivette Weddle    

Thank you for your willingness to serve.

OTHER NEWS
November 2014 Sacred Steps: Sacramental Celebrations at Church of the Little Flower

Congratulations to our Newly Baptized:
• Tiago Bermudez Janna,
• Gabriella Menegazzo,
• Fabio Mauricio Suarez,
• Henry Lucas Laurido,
• Isabella Sofia Lopez,
• William Carlos Montilla.

Congratulations and God's Blessings to Those Joined in Holy Matrimony:
• Carlos Sanchez & Maria Victoria Martin ,
• Eric Jaime Casola & Jeanette Nicole Mendoza .

Rest in Peace. We Pray for Those Who Have Entered Eternity:
• Tara Bella Reardon Smith.