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WELCOME TO
Saint David Catholic Church 

CLERGY:

Reverend Steven O'Hala  -  Pastor

Reverend Joseph Kottayil  -  Parochial Vicar

OFFICE STAFF:

Paula MacGraw - Office Manager

Elizabeth Fedelim - Receptionist

Cherry Wasteney - Sunday Receptionist

Jean Gaffney - Sacristan, Wedding Coordinator

Paulette Vitale - Human Resources, Virtus, Annulments 

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday - Friday:   7:00am-3:00pm

Closed for lunch:  11:30am-12:30pm

Sunday:  8:30am-1:30pm 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

K thru 8th:   

954-475-1521

Char-Lea Gutierrez - CCD Coordinator

Paula MacGraw - Administrative Assistant

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY:

20's - 30's 

Marta Vargas - Coordinator Young Adult & Campus Ministry

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Mass Times

(In church & online) 
 

Weekdays 

(Mon-Fri) 8:00 am  

(Sat) 9:00 am

Saturday 5:00 pm Vigil Mass  

Sunday  8:00 am (in church only)

Sunday 10:00 am  

Sunday 12:00 pm  (in church only)

 

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The Daily Rosary:
The Rosary is said daily Monday through Friday at 7:30am prior to the 8:00am Mass and on Saturday at 8:30am prior to the 9:00am Mass.

ADORATION OF THE

BLESSED SACRAMENT

Please join us on the First Friday of the month for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament immediately following the 8am Mass.  Adoration is from 8:30am-9:30am.

 

The next Adoration will be on

Friday December 3rd   

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Due to the Christmas holidays, there will be no Praise & Worship in December.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday January 27th for the first Praise & Worship of the New Year!

ADVENT
A TIME OF PREPARATION

Advent (from Latin adventus, "coming"), in the Christian church calendar, the period of preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas and also of preparation for the Second Coming of Christ.  May we all prepare for this very magical and beautiful time of the year.

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SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION

saturdays @ 4pm
in the parish hall

or

by appointment

Contact the Parish Office
954-475-8046

 

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Saint David Men's Club

The Saint David Men's Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30pm in the Parish Hall. Check out just a sampling of what the Men's Club has to offer by clicking here!

Saint David Women's Club

The Saint David Women's Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm in the Parish Hall.  For just a little bit of what the Women's Club is all about click here!

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Christmas Schedule

Friday December 24, 2021
Christmas Eve

8:00am

Christmas Eve Vigil
5:00pm, 7:00pm, Midnight 

Saturday December 25, 2021
Christmas Day

8:00am, 10:00am, Noon
No 5:00pm Vigil Mass

Sunday December 26, 2021
8:00am, 10:00am, Noon

Friday December 31, 2021
New Year's Eve

8:00am
5:00pm Vigil Mass

Saturday January 1, 2022
Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God

9:00am
5:00pm Vigil Mass

Sunday January 2, 2022

Epiphany
8:00am, 10:00am, Noon

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SYNOD

                      
The Synod of Bishops is a meeting of bishops from all over the world established by Pope Paul VI in 1965, in response to the desire of the  Fathers of the Second Vatican Council to discuss doctrinal or pastoral matters. In April 2021  Pope Francis formally declared the XVI Synod of Bishops, which will take place between 2021 and 2023 and is titled "For a synodal Church:  Communion, Participation, Mission."   The Holy Father has asked that all dioceses around the world participate in the XVI Synod of Bishops by engaging the local Christian faithful in a process of discernment with regard to subjects of concern to the universal Church. 

To learn more about the Synod click here:  





The Synod begins with a parish consultive process in order to hear the voices of as many of the faithful as possible.  To participate in this process online, please click the link below:

MEN'S CLUB
CHRISTMAS
TREE LOT
FRESH SHIPMENT ARRIVED

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The Saint David Middle School is having their annual Christmas Toy Drive.  If you would like to participate, bring in a new unwrapped toy to the church office.  If you have any questions, please call the church office at 954-475-8046.

HOPE Outreach
Christmas Update

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Click here to donate online or donate through Saint David Church

HOLIDAY ARTS
& CRAFTS SHOW

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THE SAINT DAVID WOMEN'S CLUB IS HOSTING THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW

SATURDAY DECEMBER 4TH 
9am - 6pm

SUNDAY DECEMBER 5TH
7:30am - 2:00pm


Located in the Parish Hall
Spots still available
Contact the Parish Office at 954-475-8046



Come support your local crafters and find the perfect gift for Christmas!

Breakfast and lunch will be available as well as baked goods!
 



 

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As the Bereavement Ministry has grown so quickly since it's start in January of this year, we have decided to hold the meetings bi-monthly. 

 

Beginning in January 2022, the meetings will be held as follows:

In-Person Meetings:

Every 2nd Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the Parish Hall

Virtual Meetings:

Every 4th Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm via Zoom.

BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY 

Have you recently lost a loved one?  Do you feel like something is missing in your life or have a sense of anxiety during these times of the Coronavirus Pandemic?     You are not alone!   Saint David, in partnership with Catholic Hospice, now offers a  Bereavement Ministry to help  walk you through the feeling of  loss to beginning the journey of healing.

 

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.   The next meeting on Wednesday December 8th in the Parish Hall.  

 Pre-registration is require.  If you are interested please contact Elizabeth Fedelim in the parish office at 954-475-8046 or by  email. 

Saint David School Wall

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The Saint David School wall was created by the Saint David School students and put up by Mayte Hernandez, Meredith Doerr and the Saint David School students.  The advent candles will be "lit" each week.

The Donor

Honor Roll

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Thank you for your unparalleled support to the Archdiocese of Miami.  United as One in Faith, One in Hope, One in Love, your support of the ABCD changes lives, and by helping those in need, you serve as an instrument of God's love and compassion.  

So, today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States, but today is also "ThanksForGiving" Day in the Archdiocese.  Thank you for all that you do and the spirit in which you do it! 


The Donor Honor Roll highlights the impact of your generosity.  Click below to view. Happy Thanksgiving and God bless you! 

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Archbishop's Charity Drive 2021
Many of us have certainly been going through some  challenging times.  Yet, despite all of our obstacles, we the Church remain a beacon of hope-a light to the world.  Our faith is not confined to a physical building:  the influence of the church does not stop at its front door.  The Church, like God's love, extends far beyond its doors bringing Christ to you, wherever you are.  Please prayerfully consider mirroring Christ's love by making a gift that allows the Archdiocese of Miami to help those in need.   We are still way below our goal and any donation that you can make would be greatly appreciated and could make a huge difference in someone's life. 
 
Please click here for the link to donate to the ABCD. 

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COVID-19

PLEASE GET VACCINATED

  Given dropping rates of COVID-19 infections in South Florida, Archbishop Wenski has announced an easing of mask rules for Catholic churches in the Archdiocese of Miami, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties.  The new rules permit those who are vaccinated to attend Mass without wearing masks while keeping in place mask requirements for everyone at other parish gatherings.  

The new rules also retain the requirement of social distancing among different households, the skipping of the Sign of Peace, and the use of hand sanitizer by those entering the churches as well as those distributing Communion.

 

"We continue to encourage all to get vaccinated as this offers the best way of putting this pandemic behind us," the archbishop says.   

 

Please see the attached flyer as well as websites to visit for more information.

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Please visit the following websites for more information: 

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THANK YOU!!

 It was only with the support of the parish and school volunteers, ministries, clubs and sponsors that we were blessed to have had such a successful carnival since our last one in October 2019!

It was a wonderful opportunity to get together once again
as a Parish Family!


Let's do it again in March!!! 
 

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Saint David's Students Celebrated Halloween With Trunk or Treat

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The Office of Communications of the Archdiocese of Miami is looking for volunteer lectors for the Spanish language televised Masses.  The volunteers must have fingerprints and Virtus Training.  Please contact Bernarda Bustamante at 954-294-7817 for more information. 

VOLUNTEER LECTORS
 

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Unaccompanied Refugee  Minors Program
Would you be interested in becoming a foster parent to refugee minors? 
The requirements to become a foster parent include the following:

     -  Be at least 21 years old
     -  Be able to provide adequate bedroom space and a separate bed for each foster child
     -  Have reliable transportation 
     -  Be willing to participate in a 30-hour free training
     -  Be prepared for adults in your household to undergo complete background checks
     -  Be able to meet basic resources to support the household

Catholic Charities provides 24-hour case management, monthly stipend to help with the care of the refugee minor or youth, continuing education and more. 
For more information, call 305-883-3383 or visit the website: 

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                                                  HAITI RELIEF
The August 14th earthquake brought devastation to Haiti's southwest peninsula and has affected people in three dioceses. 

Catholic Relief Services(CRS) has its main base in the city of Les Cayes which suffered major damage.  They are offering humanitarian assistance as well as taking donations. 

Our Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami is also collecting funds to assist the great human needs following this latest natural disaster.  You can donate to either organization by going to their website links below.   

HAITI PROJECT

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The students at Saint David Catholic School came together to offer aid and spiritual support to all those suffering in Haiti as  a result of the recent earthquake and hurricane.  In the form of a STREAM project, all student area teachers came together to create an interdisciplinary project with Haiti relief as the focus of a Social Justice Project!

On Wednesday September 21st all of the donations that had been packed up by the school were picked up for the delivery to Haiti.

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Check out the article on the Archdiocese of Miami Website by the Florida Catholic! 

Our Lady of Florida Retreat Center
North Palm Beach 

Days of Reflection 

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For more details and to register Please call 561-626-1300
Or visit the website 

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Guest House provides information, education, treatment and care needed to assure that Catholic clergy, men and women religious, and seminarians suffering from alcoholism, addictions, and other behavioral health conditions have the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall health and wellness.

Guest House is located in Lake Orion, MI and treats Catholic clergy and religious from across the United States and around the world.  Although Guest House does bill for the services and treatments provided, each year more than one million dollars of uncompensated care is provided to those in need, no one has ever been turned away.  There is a great need for the support of the lay faithful to be able to fulfill the commitment each year to provide the care needed for the clergy and religious.   
 
Additional information regarding the mission and ministry of Guest House can be found by visiting the website.  

 

On a Personal Note...

Please join me in supporting Guest House and its treatment program for priests and religious who, like me, suffer from the disease of addiction.  I am deeply grateful for the treatment I received for my alcohol addiction, and support I continue to receive in recovery, from the caring and dedicated staff of the Guest House Program. With faith in the resurrection of our Lord and the new life that it means for all of us, may we offer the support we can to Guest House for the new life it gives to priests and religious from their Good Friday experience of addiction.

Father Steve

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WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2022

All couples married in the Catholic Church celebrating ONE YEAR, TWENTY FIVE YEARS, FIFTY YEARS or more Wedding Anniversary in 2022, are invited to come to a Mass at Saint Mary Cathedral to receive a blessing from Archbishop Thomas Wenski.

Couples interested in having their picture taken with Archbishop Wenski should arrive by 4:00pm with the Mass starting at 5:30pm.

To Register, please click here 

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