Glorifying the Lord With Our Lives



Sunday, Dec. 9
• Whatcom Chorale, A Light in the Darkness, 3:00 p.m., Church    (Tickets available at the door.)
• Edge Advent Party, 2:00 p.m., Sacred Heart
• Life Teen Advent Party, 5:00 p.m., Sacred Heart

Tuesday, Dec. 11, Our Lady of Guadalupe Events:
Party/Fiesta at 6:30 p.m.
Mass/Misa at 11:00 p.m.
Mañanitas at Midnight

Registration deadline: Dec. 9!
Travel dates: June 22-29, 2019
Next summer high school teens have the opportunity to serve through home construction in Tijuana, Mexico. This trip is a great opportunity to live the Gospel in another country. Check out the application and information packet for more details. A minimum of 8 registered youth is required for the trip to take place!

Saturday, Dec. 15, 5:00 p.m. Mass
Sunday, Dec. 16, 8:00 & 9:30 a.m. Masses
Help support the teens going to Tijuana by having your Christimas presents wrapped while you attend Mass!

Formerly known as the Catechist Certification Program, the Seattle Archdiocese’s newly reformed program offers two types of certificates—Adult Faith Formation or Catechist. All catechists and instructors of faith formation and sacramental programs are expected by the Archdiocese to become certified. This new program enables individuals to achieve this closer to home and in a much quicker timeframe. However, any adult wishing to grow more knowledgeable in his or her Catholic faith is also encouraged to join the group.
The program consists of six, three-hour classes, and at-home learning via the Augustine Institute’s Symbolon series, as well as journaling. Classes will be held on Monday nights from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at St. Joseph in Ferndale’s Parish Office (Disciples Den). Classes begin in 2018 on Dec. 10, then continue in 2019 on  Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, and May 11. The cost is $75. Register at Questions? Please contact Gina DePalma in the parish office. NOTE: The class on Dec. 10 has been moved to the Assumption School Library.

FORMED: Advent of the Heart: Seasonal Sermons and Prison Writings 1941-1944 by Alfred Delp, German Jesuit Priest and Matyr. Through his earlier sermons and reflections while in a Nazi prison camp, Fr. Delp presents the "profound spiritual meaning and lessons of Advent."

Are you letting FORMED help you to learn more about our rich Catholic faith tradition? If not, start today! It's not too late. Go to to set up your free registration through Assumption's parish subscription. Take advantage of the wonderful content for all age levels. This is a great site for resources in English and in Spanish!










Church of the Assumption Contact Information

2116 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (360) 733-1380
Fax:  (360) 647-4372