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 A Spiritual, Service and Social Ministry for Young Adults
at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.

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December 2013 Events

Contact the Event Coordinator or Fr. Jayd Neely at jneely@cathedralnashville.org with questions.

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Spirituality and Worship

Glory Night, December 5th
Contact: Fr. Neely at jneely@cathedralnashville.org The Diocese of Nashville Youth Office invites young adults to an evening of Adoration at Assumption Catholic Church. Join us at 7:00 pm for live music and a talk, followed by Eucharistic Adoration and Confessions in the church.

Men's/Women's Recollection
Contact: Fr. Neely at jneely@cathedralnashville.org
Each Recollection is similar to a two- hour retreat held at St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows Catholic Church (corner of 5th and Charlotte in downtown Nashville). Its purpose is to help men/women sanctify their ordinary lives in and through their work, family, and recreational activities.

The Men's Evening of Recollection will be held Wed., Dec. 18, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. There is Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, two meditations given by a priest, time for silent prayer, an opportunity for confession, and closing Benediction. Time for food and fellowship afterwards. (Street parking is free downtown after 6:00 pm; the church lot is paid parking on weekdays).

The Women's Morning of Recollection begins with Mass at 9:30 am, followed by time for prayer, confession, and a second meditation given by at priest. It concludes about 11:30 am with free lunch and time for fellowship downstairs. (Free parking at church lot for church events on weekends; put a church bulletin on your dashboard.)

Theology On Tap, December 9th
We had an overwhelming turnout last month. Corner Pub Midtown has agreed to host the event again & expand the space. Come enjoy food and drink specials and listen to this month's speaker, Joan Watson, talk about living as a Catholic. Social starts at 6:30, with the talk commencing about 7:00pm. (21 and up only please.)

Bible Study, Wednesday Nights in December
Joan Watson, Assistant Director for Office of Catechetics at Aquinas College, concludes her popular Bible Study "The Bible and Blessed Virgin Mary" on Wednesday Nights, Dec. 4, 11, 18 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Cathedral's Fleming Center.

"Christas at the Cathedral" Concert, December 9 & 10
Two performances of choral music and scripture readings by the Cathedral Choir, the Choirs of Father Ryan High School, the Schola Cantorum of the Church of the Assumption, and Trevecca University's Madrigalias will be offered in the Cathedral church at 7:30pm. Come early if you want a seat.

Get Involved

Planning meeting
This month's meeting is Wednesday, December 11 at 5:30 p.m. Have ideas for new fun activities? We could use your help planning events for the new year. This month father asks everyone attending to research food, drink, and other ideas for an Epiphany or "Twelfth Night" Party. Follow us on Facebook for more details.

Service Opportunities

Christmas Caroling, December 14th
Contact: Mike at MikeDeanB@Mac.com
Tone deaf or not, join us as we travel from assisted living, nursing homes, and other locations to carol for those who will appreciate our efforts and bring a smile to other's faces. Take some time out of your Christmas planning to remind others what Christmas is really about. Watch for further details, meet up location, and times on Facebook. If you don't "Facebook," email Mike.

Project Backpacks, December 15th
Contact: Fr. Neely at jneely@cathedralnashville.org
Meet us in the Fleming Center after the 8:30 a.m. Mass. Help assemble backpacks with hat & gloves, socks, long johns, toiletries, shirts, Christmas Cards, and little surprises for Room in the Inn guests.

Social Events

Sunday Night Dinners
Contact: Andrea at fletch3241@gmail.com
Join us for dinner after the 5 p.m. Sunday Evening Mass as we wind down the weekend and look forward to the week ahead. We will meet in the narthex (back of the church) and head to the restaurant from there. Or, feel free to meet us at the restaurant around 6:15 p.m., if you go to a different Mass.

Christmas Movie Night, December 6
Come celebrate the feast of St. Nicholas by joining us for some hot coco and popcorn, and watch a Christmas movie. Bring your favorite Christmas movie on DVD; we will vote on the one we will be watching.
Meet at the Cathedral rectory at 6:30 p.m.

CYA Christmas Party, December 13
Contact: Joe at joepnp@yahoo.com.
Come celebrate the holidays with the Cathedral Young Adults on December 13, at 7:30 p.m. Joe has graciously opened his home to us. Feel free to bring a dish or beverage to share

Follow these directions as Mapquest will get you lost:

Take I-65 South to Concord Road. Exit on Concord and make a left. Drive until you get to the third light which is Wilson Pike. DO NOT TURN on Wilson Pike. Stay on Concord Road. As soon as you pass Wilson Pike you'll see a small, hidden subdivision on your left which is Brentmeade. The street name is Jones Parkway. If you've gone more than 10 seconds on Concord once you've passed Wilson Pike, you've missed it. It's a hard entrance to see. Turn left onto Jones Parkway. Go to the 3rd stop sign which is Hunterboro and make a right. Go to the 4th street which is Chevoit and make a right. Joe's house is the last house on the street, 9307 Chevoit Drive, Brentwood, TN, 37027.

Call Joe if you get lost: (615) 500-5880.

Upcoming Events

We are working hard to plan these future events. Consider volunteering to help us plan them & keep your calendar open.

Stray Boots Tour of Nashville, TBD *Postponed for warmer weather*

Epiphany Party, January 5
We will be gathering for dinner in the rectory
after 5:00 p.m. Mass to celebrate Epiphany.
More info to come.

Room in the Inn, January14th & February11th
Contact: Christy at mctmoore@gmail.com
Watch Facebook for sign ups.

This is your group. Get Involved!!
Are there service events or causes that you would like to see us get involved in? Is there some event that you would love to partake or some place that you would like to visit, but can't seem to find enough people interested in going?

Then by all means bring these great ideas of service events or fun social events to our planning meetings. Whether you would like to facilitate the event or just bring it to the table for us to plan and coordinate together, we would love to hear what you want to do!

Please keep in mind, the group is self-driven by its members, so we are only as active as you are!



Christmas 2005 party at the rectory

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