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Are you new to St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green, Ohio? Have you just moved to BG, passing through town on vacation or visiting friends or family? No matter the reason you are welcome here at St. Aloysius.

News and Current Events

Monday Morning
Advent Reflections

Join us for Monday mornings at 8:15 in the Davis Narthex for breakfast and reflection on the Advent scriptures. It is not too late to prepare for the coming of our Savior.

Christmas Flowers

Special seasons in the Church bring to mind those who are no longer with us to celebrate. A traditional way to honor their memory and in a small way keep them near us as we celebrate is to help provide flowers to adorn the church. If you would like to contribute to our Christmas Flower Fund, please pick up an envelope at the doors of church (or use your own) and drop your donation in the collection basket. Clearly mark your name and the name of the person you are remembering on the envelope. Your loved one will be listed in a Christmas season bulletin and a small card will be placed among the flowers during the season. You may also pay online using the button on the bottom of this page. The due date is Dec. 10.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

On Dec. 15 we will hold our annual Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration. The tradition begins with the bilingual Mass at noon, followed by the potluck dinner in Hartmann Hall. Read more about it in the Advent newsletter.


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Christmas Mass Intentions

In the Catholic tradition of praying for the living and the dead there is a long-standing practice of giving a stipend so that a Mass will be offered for a loved one on a specific day and time.  A difficulty can arise on days that are special to many people, like Christmas! This year, instead of having one person “win” the Christmas Mass, the staff at St. Al’s has chosen not to assign any individual intention to the Christmas Masses, praying instead for more universal intentions.

During the Christmas Eve Masses at 4 and 11, Fr. Tom will offer “collective intentions.” This means that the first stipend ($10) received will go to the parish.  Any additional stipends paid for a Christmas Mass will go to the mission church in Zimbabwe, Africa, where Fr. Tom served for many years.  Names of those for whom we are praying, will not be mentioned aloud during Mass, but will be listed in the Christmas Mass program so all will know for whom we are praying.

What a lovely way to remember our loved ones and to include them in our celebration of Jesus’ birth through a charitable gift in His name.  If you would like your loved one to be included in the list of “collective intentions” please pick up an envelope at the doors of church.  Requests to have someone included for these Christmas Mass intentions must be received by Dec. 22.