Welcome
Whether parishioner or visitor to St. William, may you find the peace of Christ and abundant blessings from our parish community. Please explore our website to see if St. William can become part of your faith journey. We look forward to meeting you!
Father Alejandro (Alex) Ayala is the pastor of St. William Church in Murphy and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hayesville, North Carolina.
*Worship This Week* 
Nov. 24~Nov. 30, 2014
Monday
ST. William 9AM Communion Service
Tuesday
ST. William 9AM Mass
Wednesday
IHM 5PM Mass 
Thursday
ST.William 9:30AM Mass
Friday
No Services Today
Saturday
IHM 4PM Mass~ST. William 6PM Mass
Sunday
IHM 9AM Mass~ST. William 11AM Mass
Sister Parish: Immaculate Heart Of Mary Parish
1433 U.S. 64 Hayesville, NC 28904 IHM Map
Diocese of Charlotte News
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Saint of the Day
ADVENT OF THE SAVIOR
A Commentary on the Infancy Narratives of Jesus offered by
Little Rock Scripture Study. We will meet Tuesdays,
Dec. 2nd and 9th and Monday Dec. 15th from 9:30-11:00AM.
Facilitated by Larry Leturmy, the program includes
individual study, small group discussion and Biblical Scholar commentary by Stephen Binz. A sign up sheet is on the Bulletin Board in the Commons.
TOYS FOR TOTS 2014
The Toys for Tots Box is sitting in the Commons,
your unwrapped gifts are much appreciated.
There is a great need for gifts for children 9-14.
Cutoff date for the toys is Saturday December 13th.
We will gladly accept a check made out to “Toys for Tots” and you can give your generous donation to Larry Leturmy or Gail Maloof at the church office, or drop your donation in the Church weekend collection basket marked clearly “Toys for Tots”.
Your  generosity is a hallmark of your Christian Love.
SAVE THE DATE
To all the ladies of St. William and IHM parishes: Mark your calendars for the Seventh Annual Christmas Ornament Exchange and Luncheon to be held at IHM on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 11:30 to 3:00 in the
Sister Terry Martin Fellowship Hall at IHM.
Watch the bulletin for details in the near future.

LOOKING AHEAD
Christmas Day Mass will be at 9:30AM at IHM;
New Year’s Day Mass will be at 9:30AM at St. William.
WOUNDED WARRIER PROJECT
Thanks to the generosity of both St. William and IHM parishes, the Wounded Warrior project was a great success!
We are able to help 390 wounded warriors from hospitals at Camp LeJuene and Fort Bragg get home to their families for Christmas. You are an amazing blessing to our American Heroes! Steve Jersey, Council 14087 Knights of Columbus.
CHRISTMAS ELVES NEEDED
to decorate the Angel Tree and put up Advent decorations in the Sanctuary. Please join us Friday, November 28th at 10AM in the Commons as we begin our journey into the Christmas season!
ADVENT PRESENTATIONS BY
MIKE MCWILLIAMS
An insightful Advent series is being offered at St. William on the following dates: the “4 Comings of Christ” on Wednesday, Dec. 3rd at 12 Noon in the Commons-brown bag lunch; “How shall we Prepare” will be held Sunday, Dec. 7th at 9:30AM in the Seiglie Center, and Wednesday, Dec. 10th at 12 Noon in the Commons-brown bag lunch; “A Personal Encounter with Christ” will be held Sunday, Dec. 14th at 9:30AM in the Seiglie Center and Wednesday, Dec. 17th at 12:00 Noon in the Commons. These events are open to both Parishes, and all are welcome!
The Cherokee County Community Choir will present its annual Christmas Cantata at St. William on Sunday, Dec. 14th at 7PM. There is no charge for attendance, and
refreshments will be provided after the performance.
All are welcome to share in this celebration of our
Savior’s Birth
Contact :willweb@st-william.net
St.William Catholic Church
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-2pm
St. William
of Vercelli
765 Andrews Rd. (PO Box 546) Murphy, NC 28906  (828) 837-2000
BEFORE MASS, Spend time speaking to God.   DURING MASS, Listen as God speaks to you.   AFTER MASS, Speak with friends & neighbors.