All Souls Parish in Bridgeport and Sacred Heart Parish in Bayard celebrate Jubilee in 2019
BAYARD — With the Theme of “A Century of Faith in the Shadow of the Rocks” All Souls Parish in Bridgeport and Sacred Heart Parish in Bayard will celebrate their 100th Jubilee in 2019.
The year will start with an Inaugural Jubilee Mass at 11:30 p.m. on Monday, December 31 at All Souls Church with Bishop Emeritus William Dendinger presiding. Fr. C.P.Varghese will concelebrate. The members of both parishes will participate in the Mass by serving as greeters, lectors, altar servers, musicians, and Eucharistic Ministers.
There will be a blessing and dedication of symbolic gifts during Mass and each family will receive a commemorative candle, calendar, garden flag, and Jubilee Prayer card to use throughout the year as they pray for and celebrate this milestone. A special unveiling of the Jubilee Song will take place following communion, words by Mary Beth Mau and music by Jennifer Ernest.
There will be BINGO, board games, and food prior to the 11:30 p.m. Mass in the Parish Center beginning at 9 p.m. This is a family-friendly event that is open to all.