Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Join All Saints as we celebrate Mass for the
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A Holy Day of Obligation.
Un Día Santo de Obligación.

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is the patronal feast of the United States.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
7:30 PM – Vigil Mass (English)

Thursday, December 8, 2022
7:00 AM – English
8:30 AM – English (All Saints Catholic School attending)
12:00 PM – English
5:30 PM – English
7:00 PM – Misa en Español

 

Mass Schedule - The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Our Lady of Guadalupe – December 12

Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
Lunes, 12 de diciembre

Celebre la Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en la iglesia de Todos los Santos comenzando con el Rosario (3:00 AM), seguido por Las Mañanitas (3:30 AM), Misa (4:30 AM), y baile tradicional en el Courtyard (5:30 AM). Las Misas vespertinas se celebrarán a las 5:00 PM y a las 7:00 PM (bilingüe), seguidas de una fiesta en el Centro de Actividades de la Parroquia.

3:00 AM Rosary
3:30 AM Las Mañanitas (Canto Tradicional)
4:30 AM Misa (en español)
5:30 AM Baile Tradicional en el Courtyard
5:00 PM Misa (en español))
7:00 PM Misa bilingüe (Inglés y español)
Recepción en el Centro de Actividades


Aparición de nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

La Virgen María se apareció a un hombre pobre llamado Juan Diego el 9 de diciembre de 1531. Ella le pidió construir un santuario en su nombre en el lugar exacto donde ella apareció en la colina de Tepayac, que está ahora en la ciudad de México. Juan Diego hizo lo que la Virgen pidió, pero cuando le dijo el obispo de la petición y la aparición, el obispo no le creyó y exigió una señal antes de que aprobara la construcción del Santuario. El 12 de diciembre, la Virgen volvió a aparecer a Juan Diego, pidiéndole a recoger rosas desde la cima de la colina de Tepayac, que era normalmente estéril – especialmente en diciembre, y para colocar las rosas en su manto. Cuando Juan Diego llevó las rosas al obispo, las rosas cayeron al suelo, y su manto reveló la imagen de la Virgen María.

Esa capa se muestra hoy en la Basílica de Guadalupe en la ciudad de México.

Source: arlingtondiocese.org


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Monday, December 12

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at All Saints church beginning with Rosary (3:00 AM), followed by Las Mañanitas (3:30 AM), Mass (4:30 AM), and traditional dance in the Courtyard (5:30 AM). Evening Masses will be celebrated at 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM (bilingual) followed by a fiesta in the Parish Activity Center.

3:00 AM Rosary
3:30 AM Las Mañanitas (Traditional Singing)
4:30 AM Mass (en español)
5:30 AM Traditional Dance in the Courtyard
5:00 PM Mass (en español))
7:00 PM Bilingual Mass (English/español)
Recepción en el Centro de Actividades

Apparition of our Lady of Guadalupe

The Virgin Mary appeared to a poor man named Juan Diego on December 9, 1531. She asked him that a shrine be built in her name in the exact spot where she appeared on Tepayac Hill, which is now in Mexico City. Juan Diego did what the Virgin asked, but when he told the bishop of the request and the apparition, the bishop did not believe him and demanded a sign before he would approve construction of the shrine. On December 12, the Virgin Mary reappeared to Juan Diego, asking him to collect roses from the top of Tepayac Hill, which was normally barren – especially in December, and to place the roses in his cloak. When Juan Diego took the roses to the bishop, the roses fell to the floor – and his cloak revealed the image of the Virgin Mary.

That cloak is displayed today in the Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City.

Advent Lessons & Carols: Watch on YouTube

If you missed Advent Lessons & Carols, a beloved tradition at All Saints, you can still participate by viewing the recording of the Livestream from this event:

The All Saints Parish Choir and the All Saints Handbell Choir: Resounding Joy present an evening of Scripture lessons and beloved Advent carols, hymns, and motets to prepare our hearts and minds to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Advent Lessons & Carols
Monday, December 5, 2022
7:30 PM
All Saints Catholic Church

Featuring music by:

  • Jacques Arcadelt
  • Michael Praetorius
  • Paul Manz
  • Claude Gouidmel
  • Timothy Lewicki
  • And more!

Free admission and plenty of free parking. A free-will offering will be taken to off-set the cost of this and future events. All Saints is located a few minutes from many shops and restaurants in Old Town Manassas. A reception will follow the performance.

The service, based on the Lessons and Carols made famous at King’s College, Cambridge, will last about an hour. All are welcome!

Advent: Un-Trim-a-Tree

Help the less fortunate in our community. Un-Trim-A-Tree is a program that provides gifts for children of families facing financial difficulties. Starting the weekend of November 20th, we will have trees in the narthex of the church with “hang tags” on them, indicating gifts that are needed.

  • White tags are coordinated by the Knights of Columbus
  • Yellow tags are coordinated by the St. Vincent de Paul Society

Please choose a tag and return an unwrapped gift with the tag attached. The tag is important to insure the gift gets to the proper child. PLEASE SECURELY attach the tag to the gift. Gifts should be placed under the tree. If the tag is lost, please attach as much information as possible (for instance, tag color, child, name, age, family number, etc.).

  • White tag gifts are due no later than Wednesday, December 14, 6:00 PM. Questions? Please contact Eric and Maria Wolpert (mwolpert@eawtech.com)
  • Yellow Tag gifts are due no later than Wednesday, December 14. Questions? Please contact nietoenrique@aim.com).

GIFT CARDS and smaller items need to be placed in the secure box at the center entrance of the church or at the parish office.

Thank you for sharing your blessings!

Join Us During Advent

Prepare your heart to receive the joy of Christ during this season of Advent. Our reminder from John the Baptist to “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths,‘ [Matthew 3:3] is also an invitation to create room in our hearts to receive the presence of Christ at Christmas.

We invite you to rekindle your spiritual life this Advent through our many liturgies and special events.

See our All Saints Events page for a complete list of Advent offerings!

Christmas Mass Schedule

The Nativity of the Lord
A Holy Day of Obligation

Saturday, December 24, 2022
4:00 PM Vigil Mass, Young People’s Choir – Prelude music at 3:45 PM
This Mass is especially for those with young children.
4:15 PM Vigil Mass, in the Parish Activity Center (PAC)
4:30 PM Vigil Mass, at Metz Middle School (9950 Wellington Road, Manassas)
6:00 PM Vigil Mass, Contemporary Choir – Prelude music at 5:30 PM
6:00 PM Misa en Español, coro de jovenes (for St. Gabriel Mission)
99 Adams St., Manassas Park (next to Costello Park)
8:00 PM Misa en Español, coro de adultos – Música de preludio a las 7:40 PM
Sunday, December 25, 2022
Midnight Mass during the Night, Parish Choir and Handbell Choir
(livestream and in-person)
Preceded at 11:15 PM by musical meditations on the Nativity.
7:30 AM Mass, Cantor and Piano
9:30 AM Mass, Cantor and Organ
10:00 AM Misa en Español, coro de niños (for St. Gabriel Mission)
Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St., Manassas Park (next to Costello Park)
11:30 AM Mass, Cantor and Organ
(livestream and in-person)
1:30 PM Misa en Español, coro de adultos
(livestream and in-person)
3:30 PM Misa en Español, coro de adultos

There are no Confessions nor a 5:30 PM Mass on Christmas Eve. 

 

Christmas Mass Schedule – Printable

Scheduling a Mass Intention for 2023

The scheduling of Mass intentions at All Saints Parish is done through the parish office. Please note the following:

  • Scheduled Masses — If you are a parishioner and would like to have a Mass offered for someone, please come by the parish office on Wednesday, November 30 from 1:00-2:30 PM or Thursday, December 1, from 10:00–11:45 AM and 1:00–2:30 PM. To expedite matters, you may come by the parish office and pick up envelopes early and then fill them out at home; in this way when you come in, you’ll be ready to go!There are many requests for the limited number of Masses offered each year. In view of this fact and the size of our parish, to ensure some fairness in the procedure, we are asking that each family limit their Mass Intentions to no more than twelve (12) scheduled Masses per year. The customary Mass stipend in the Province of Baltimore, to which the Arlington Diocese belongs, is $10.00.
  • Unscheduled Masses — If you wish to have other Masses offered for an individual or need, an unscheduled Mass will be offered within a short period of time by a priest of the parish or sent to a priest in a seminary, campus ministry,
    retreat house, or the missions.
  • Purgatorial Society — Deceased family members and friends of our parish may be enrolled as a member of the Purgatorial Society of All Saints Catholic Church, and as such will be remembered in a special Mass each month for one year. Suggested Mass donation is $20.00.
  • All Saints and St. Gabriel Mission. Mass intentions for Masses at All Saints Church will be taken at the All Saints
    parish office. Mass intentions for Masses at St. Gabriel Mission will be taken at the St. Gabriel Pastoral Center,
    Manassas Park.

Questions? Please contact Linda at lgaynord@allsaintsva.org or 571-516-3140.

Confession Schedule – Week of December 4

All Saints will be offering the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) on the following dates:

Wednesday, December 7 – No Confession
Saturday, December 10 – 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Note: There will be no Confession on Wednesday, November 2, due to All Souls Day.

First Friday
For the First Friday of each month, we have now added the following to the schedule:

Confession – after 7:00 AM Mass
Confession – 7:00 PM
Mass in Spanish – 8:00 PM

Please note that for the morning confessions, once we have posted a sign that the confession line is closed, please do not enter the line. This will allow us to finish those who have already been waiting in line and will allow the priests to finish before the 8:30 AM Mass. One should not miss a part of the Mass (for example, the Liturgy of the Word or the Liturgy of the Eucharist) due to being in Confession. Also, please do not put “placeholders” for a place in line, such as a hymnal on the floor, during Mass. We ask those in line to be considerate of others. Thank you

Let us pray for each other and for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Sacramento de la Reconciliación

Todos los santos ofrecerán confesión en las siguientes fecha:

Miércoles 7 de diciembre – Sin Confesión
Sabado 10 de diciembre – 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Primer Viernes
Para el primer viernes de cada mes, ahora hemos añadido lo siguiente a la programación

Después de la misa de 7:oo AM Confesiones
7:00 pm Confessions
8:00 pm Misa en Español

Tenga en cuenta que para las confesiones de la mañana, una vez que hayamos colocado un letrero de que la línea de confesión está cerrada, no ingrese a la línea. Esto nos ermitirá terminar con aquellos que ya han estado esperando en la fila y permitirá que los sacerdotes terminen antes de la Misa de las 8:30 AM. No se debe perder una parte de la isa (por ejemplo, la Liturgia de la Palabra o la Liturgia de la Eucaristía) por estar en Confesión. Además, no coloque “marcadores de posición” para un lugar en la fila, como un himnario en el piso, durante la misa. Les pedimos a los que están en la fila que sean considerados con los demás. Gracias.

Oremos unos por otros y por el fin de la pandemia del COVID-19.

Eucharistic Adoration – Week of December 4

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament — Adoration

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel is available at the times listed below.

  • Wednesday, 9:00 AM until Thursday, 6:45 AM;
  • Thursday, 7:00 PM until Friday, 6:45 AM;
  • Friday, 8:00 PM until Saturday, 7:00 AM. Note that the Rosary will be held in the chapel, Sunday evening, after the 7:00 PM Mass, from 8:00 PM until Monday, 6:45 AM.

We do not have Exposition between the weekday daily Masses (Monday–Friday) at this time.

Please sign-in at the Chapel to assist our Adoration Coordinator in verifying that we will always have at least 2 people present.

Access to the Chapel. The interior doors between the church and chapel will be locked. You must use the exterior doors to enter the chapel and the exterior doors to enter the church.

Friday confessions between morning Masses is still canceled.


Exposición del Santísimo Sacramento—Adoración
La Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento en la Capilla está disponible en los horarios que se enumeran a continuación.

  • Miércoles, 9:00 am hasta el jueves, 6:45 am;
  • Jueves, 7:00 pm hasta el viernes, 6:45 am;
  • Viernes, 8:00 pm hasta el sábado, 7:00 am. Tenga en cuenta que el Rosario se llevará a cabo en la capilla, el domingo por la noche, después de la misa de las 7:00 PM, desde las 8:00 PM hasta el lunes, 6:45 AM.

No tenemos exposición entre las misas diarias entre semana (de lunes a viernes) en este momento.

Por favor, regístrese en la Capilla para ayudar a nuestro Coordinador de Adoración a verificar que siempre tendremos al menos 2 personas presentes.

Acceso a la Capilla. Las puertas interiores entre la iglesia y la capilla se cerrarán con llave. Usted debe utilizar las puertas exteriores para entrar en la capilla y las puertas exteriores para entrar en la iglesia.

Confesiones de viernes entre las masas de la mañana sigue cancelado.

 

Join the Parish Festival Planning Committee

After a few years of not being able to have the parish festival, we are finally planning to bring it back again next year on Friday / Saturday, April 28–29. The 2023 All Saints Parish Festival Committee has recently begun making preparations.

We are in need of a volunteer to coordinate our festival silent auction, since this is one of our more popular activities. If you are willing and able to coordinate this activity, please contact Matt Lewandowski at res19qf7@verizon.net.

Consider helping on the silent auction or any of our other subcommittees to make the 2023 festival a memorable one.