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Christmas Outreach Toy Drive 5:00 pm
Christmas Outreach Toy Drive
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 12:30 pm
This weekend we will be collecting for our Outreach Toy Drive for the Christmas store to be held on December 9th. Some suggestions are as follows: teen items, cars and trucks, sports equipment, preschool toys, action figures, electronic toys and
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Little Lambs, Pre-K & Kindergarten Faith Formation Class 9:00 am
Little Lambs, Pre-K & Kindergarten Faith Formation Class
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
See Schedule of classes
7th Grade Retreat 10:00 am
7th Grade Retreat
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Letters went out a few weeks ago.  If you did not receive one, please contact Julie at the office. Students are to arrive at the Old Main Hall at 10:00 a.m.  Please send a sack lunch with them and families
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 12:15 pm
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dec 3 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
What is Eucharistic Adoration?    
Level 1 Confirmation Faith Formation Class 12:15 pm
Level 1 Confirmation Faith Formation Class
Dec 3 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Classes meet every other Sunday Afternoon. See schedule of Classes.
St. Stephen Senior Christmas Dinner 4:00 pm
St. Stephen Senior Christmas Dinner
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm
If you are 60 or older, come enjoy some great food and drinks, Christmas songs and fellowship. Sign ups will be held in the Narthex. Last date to sign up is Tuesday November 28, 2017.
Advent Centering Prayer 5:00 pm
Advent Centering Prayer
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm
Advent Centering Prayer @ St. Stephen Chapel
Come share prayer, meditation, and Mary’s Dog, The Journey to Elizabeth’s.  A new book by Glenn Lamb McCoy.  Learn about the book at http://www.MarysDog.com Register at  the email address above. Book is available in paperback and eBook for Kindle, Nook, i Book, etc.  If
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Help with setting up the St. Stephen Christmas Store 9:00 am
Help with setting up the St. Stephen Christmas Store
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am
We are in need of volunteers to help with the set up for the Christmas Store. The dates will be December 5th and 7th , Tuesday and Thursday. We will meet in EC I at 9:00 a.m. on both days.
Intermediate Grades (Tuesday) – Faith Formation Class 4:45 pm
Intermediate Grades (Tuesday) – Faith Formation Class
Dec 5 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Classes meet every other Tuesday in the Afternoon & Evening during the hours of: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm See schedule of Classes.
Special Sacraments Faith Formation Class 6:45 pm
Special Sacraments Faith Formation Class
Dec 5 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
See Schedule of Classes
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“Yarns of Love” Ministry 9:00 am
“Yarns of Love” Ministry
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Knitters & Crocheters are invited to join us on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon in the Youth Room. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? We can teach you. The current project is lap robes and prayer shawls. Over the
Intermediate Grades (Wednesday) – Faith Formation Class 4:45 pm
Intermediate Grades (Wednesday) – Faith Formation Class
Dec 6 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Classes meet every other Wednesday in the Afternoon & Evening during the hours of: • 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm • 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm See schedule of Classes.
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Help with setting up the St. Stephen Christmas Store 9:00 am
Help with setting up the St. Stephen Christmas Store
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am
We are in need of volunteers to help with the set up for the Christmas Store. The dates will be December 5th and 7th , Tuesday and Thursday. We will meet in EC I at 9:00 a.m. on both days.
Advent Centering Prayer – morning session 10:00 am
Advent Centering Prayer – morning session
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Advent Centering Prayer - morning session @ St. Stephen Chapel
Come share prayer, meditation, and Mary’s Dog, The Journey to Elizabeth’s.  A new book by Glenn Lamb McCoy.  Learn about the book at http://www.MarysDog.com Register at  the email address above. Book is available in paperback and eBook for Kindle, Nook, i Book, etc.  If
St. Stephen Book Club 10:00 am
St. Stephen Book Club
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
At the September meeting, the discussion focuses on selecting books to be discussed during the months we meet.  This list will include a variety of genres: historical, fiction, biography, realistic fiction, mystery, etc. If you enjoy reading and sharing books,
Hope and Healing Bereavement Support 6:30 pm
Hope and Healing Bereavement Support
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
If you are struggling with the loss of a loved one, come and be comforted by others who have experienced the same type of pain and are traveling on a similar journey. For more information, contact Mary Bizon (407) 327-9147
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Middle School Youth Group Event 6:00 pm
Middle School Youth Group Event
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm
We will meet on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 p.m. for our Christmas Party.  This will be followed by Mass at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary.  We hope to see you there to
Holy Day of Obligation – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary 7:00 pm
Holy Day of Obligation – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
Masses will be: 7 am in the Chapel and 7 pm in the Church. It is a Holy Day of Obligation  meaning all Catholics are required to attend Mass on that day, unless they have an excellent excuse, such as
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Annual Christmas Store Event 8:00 am
Annual Christmas Store Event
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am
In preparation for our Annual St. Stephen Christmas Store Event, we will be collecting the toys on the weekend of December 2nd and 3rd.  If you see popular toys on sale over the next few weeks, please feel free to purchase
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R.C.I.A. – Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults 9:00 am
R.C.I.A. – Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Please look through this Brochure for additional details about this process through which Adults become Catholic. Brochure
Level 2 Confirmation Faith Formation Class 12:15 pm
Level 2 Confirmation Faith Formation Class
Dec 10 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Classes meet every other Sunday.  At the 1st meeting on the Sept 10th, Students, Parents & Teachers will all meet in the Church after the 11 am Mass. Students are expected to attend the following in addition to classes: December
Confirmation Retreat Team Meeting 2:00 pm
Confirmation Retreat Team Meeting
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm
More teen team leaders are needed for our upcoming confirmation retreat in January 2018.
Christmas Concert by St. Stephen Music Ministry 3:00 pm
High School Youth Group Event 4:00 pm
High School Youth Group Event
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
We will meet on Sunday, December 10th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. for our Christmas Party.  Please let Lauren know if you plan on coming.  On December 19th, we will go see “The Star” at the Oviedo Regal Theater in
Advent Centering Prayer 5:00 pm
Advent Centering Prayer
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
Advent Centering Prayer @ St. Stephen Chapel
Come share prayer, meditation, and Mary’s Dog, The Journey to Elizabeth’s.  A new book by Glenn Lamb McCoy.  Learn about the book at http://www.MarysDog.com Register at  the email address above. Book is available in paperback and eBook for Kindle, Nook, i Book, etc.  If
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Primary Grades 1 – 4 (Tuesday) Faith Formation Class 4:45 pm
Primary Grades 1 – 4 (Tuesday) Faith Formation Class
Dec 12 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes meet every other Tuesday in the Afternoon & Evening during the hours of: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm See schedule of Classes.
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“Yarns of Love” Ministry 9:00 am
“Yarns of Love” Ministry
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Knitters & Crocheters are invited to join us on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon in the Youth Room. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? We can teach you. The current project is lap robes and prayer shawls. Over the
Primary Grades 1 – 4 (Wednesday) Faith Formation Class 4:45 pm
Primary Grades 1 – 4 (Wednesday) Faith Formation Class
Dec 13 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes meet every other Wednesday in the Afternoon & Evening during the hours of: • 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm • 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm Schedule of Classes  
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Advent Centering Prayer – morning session 10:00 am
Advent Centering Prayer – morning session
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Advent Centering Prayer - morning session @ St. Stephen Chapel
Come share prayer, meditation, and Mary’s Dog, The Journey to Elizabeth’s.  A new book by Glenn Lamb McCoy.  Learn about the book at http://www.MarysDog.com Register at  the email address above. Book is available in paperback and eBook for Kindle, Nook, i Book, etc.  If
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A “Living Nativity” at St. Stephen 6:00 pm
A “Living Nativity” at St. Stephen
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our St. Stephen Teens will be depicting a Living Nativity Scene in front of the church on Fri., Dec. 15th, and Sat., Dec. 16th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Please stop by and show them some support. All are welcome!
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Mass of Hope & Healing 8:30 am
Mass of Hope & Healing
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am
As we approach the Holidays and the end of the Year, it can be a very emotional and difficult time for those who have experienced a loss in their lives this past year and/or are simply in need of strength to
A “Living Nativity” at St. Stephen 6:00 pm
A “Living Nativity” at St. Stephen
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our St. Stephen Teens will be depicting a Living Nativity Scene in front of the church on Fri., Dec. 15th, and Sat., Dec. 16th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Please stop by and show them some support. All are welcome!
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Level 1 Confirmation Faith Formation Class 12:15 pm
Level 1 Confirmation Faith Formation Class
Dec 17 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Classes meet every other Sunday Afternoon. See schedule of Classes.
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Faith Formation Christmas Break 8:00 am
Faith Formation Christmas Break
Dec 18 2017 @ 8:00 am – Jan 2 2018 @ 8:00 am
 
Communal Penance Service 7:30 pm
Communal Penance Service
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm
 Journey back to God and be transformed by God’s forgiveness and spiritual healing. “There will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” – Luke 15:10
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Middle School Girls Youth Group 6:30 pm
Middle School Girls Youth Group
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This will be a once a month small group for our teen girls to relax, have fun and dive deeper in to our faith.  All friends are welcome to attend! On December 19th, we will make and decorate Christmas cookies
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“Yarns of Love” Ministry 9:00 am
“Yarns of Love” Ministry
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Knitters & Crocheters are invited to join us on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon in the Youth Room. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? We can teach you. The current project is lap robes and prayer shawls. Over the
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Advent Centering Prayer – morning session 10:00 am
Advent Centering Prayer – morning session
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Advent Centering Prayer - morning session @ St. Stephen Chapel
Come share prayer, meditation, and Mary’s Dog, The Journey to Elizabeth’s.  A new book by Glenn Lamb McCoy.  Learn about the book at http://www.MarysDog.com Register at  the email address above. Book is available in paperback and eBook for Kindle, Nook, i Book, etc.  If
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4th Sunday of Advent 9:00 am
4th Sunday of Advent
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The purpose of Advent is twofold: first, it prepares us for the celebration of the birth of Christ and second, it reminds us that we are eagerly waiting for Jesus’ return in glory. The Lighting of the First Candle: Waiting
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Church Office Closed 8:00 am
Church Office Closed
Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – Dec 28 @ 4:00 pm
Church Office Closed
The Church Office will be closed on Monday December 25th in observance of Christmas.  We will re-open on Tuesday December 26th at 8 am.
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“Yarns of Love” Ministry 9:00 am
“Yarns of Love” Ministry
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Knitters & Crocheters are invited to join us on Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – Noon in the Youth Room. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? We can teach you. The current project is lap robes and prayer shawls. Over the
St. Stephen Military Group Meeting 7:00 pm
St. Stephen Military Group Meeting
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Paul Vasquez, an Army veteran and UCF social scientist, will be our speaker at this event and he will speak to us on how the US military shaped America during World Wars 1 and 2, including how they also
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