“The Father will honor whoever serves me.”

— John 12:26

Bulletins & Notices

March 18, 2018Fifth Sunday of Lent
March 11, 2018Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 4, 2018Third Sunday of Lent
February 25, 2018Second Sunday of Lent

Special Events and Dates

Friday, March 23Lenten dinner at 6 PM. Prawns and salmon combination, penne rigate, puttanesca, baby spinach salad, sliced ciabatta. Donation of $15/plate.
Sunday, March 25Palm Sunday
Thursday, March 29Holy Thursday / Jueves Santo — Mass of the Lord's Supper / La Cena del Señor at 7 PM.
Friday, March 30Good Friday / Viernes Santo — Passion of the Lord / Pasión del Señor. Masses at 5:30 PM in English, 7 PM en Español
Saturday, March 31Holy Saturday / Sábado de Gloria — Easter Vigil / Vigil Pascual. Mass at 7:30 PM.
Sunday, April 1Easter Sunday - The Resurrection of the Lord. Masses at 9 AM and 11:15 AM.

Mass Intentions March 17 – 23

Saturday 4:30 pm✝ Marion Dougherty
Sunday 9:00 amThe youth of the parish
Sunday 11:15 am✝ Louis Brizzolara
Sunday 5:00 pmMatrimonios de la parroquia
Wednesday 7:00 am✝ Louis Brizzolara
Thursday 7:00 amRick Wilkinson - Birthday
Friday 7:00 am✝ Edith Davis

Holy Week / Easter Preparations and Mass Schedule

Please join us on Holy Thursday at 9:30 am and/or Holy Saturday at 10:00 am, if you are available to assist with our Church preparations for Holy Week and the Easter Season. A clipboard is located near the door of the church if you can help and serve the Lord in this way. Thank you.

Our Mass schedule for Holy Week and Easter is as follows:

Holy Thursday / Jueves Santo
Mass of the Lord’s Supper—La Cena del Senor
Thursday, March 29, 7:00 pm

Good Friday / Viernes Santo
Passion of the Lord—Pasión del Señor
Friday, March 30
5:30 pm-English / 7:00 pm-Spanish

Holy Saturday / Sábado de Gloria
Easter Vigil—Vigilia Pascual
Saturday/Sábado, March 31, 7:30 pm

Easter Sunday
Resurrection of the Lord
Sunday, April 1, 9:00 am and 11:15 am


Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has shared his Lenten Message on the Vatican web site.

For the Message in English, click here.
Para su Mensaje en español, haga clic aquí.

Way of the Cross: We hope you join will us for prayer each Friday of Lent beginning at 5:00 pm, as we share in this very meaningful tradition.

Eucharistic Adoration: On Wednesdays during Lent, beginning Wednesday, February 21, we will have the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for prayerful adoration. A schedule to sign up for an hour of prayerful meditation with our Lord is available on a clipboard at the entrance of the church. You are also welcome to stop by for prayer anytime after our 7 am Mass until the 5:30 pm final blessing.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: This is available during the Adoration from 4:00 to 5:00 pm Wednesdays.

Lenten Dinners

Our fifth Lenten Dinner will take place on Friday, March 23, at 6 pm. The donation is $15/plate. All proceeds will support our Parish Building Fund. Please join us for a delicious meal and fellowship as we journey in faith as followers of Christ during the very blessed Lenten Season.

Our menu on Friday, March 23:
Prawns and salmon combination, penne rigate, puttanesca, baby spinach salad, sliced ciabatta.

Hot Meal for the Homeless and Others

Our next hot meal for the homeless and others in need will be Wednesday, March 21, at 11:30 am. Please inform individuals that you might know, or would like to invite, that they are welcome!

Easter Lily Mass Intentions

You are invited to offer and Easter Lily or other Spring plants or cut flowers with a Mass Intention. The plants can be left in the church or office after the Wednesday of Holy Week, preferably on Holy Saturday morning by 10 am. Please be sure to attach the Mass intention to your plant or flowers. Thank you.

Monthly Mass at Carmel Valley Manor

Our next monthly Mass at the CV Manor Hillcrest library/dining room will take place this Thursday, March 22, at 10:00 am. All Carmel Valley Manor residents are invited to attend.

Annual Ministry Appeal 2018

We thank all of you who have participated in the 2018 Appeal to support the various ministries of the Diocese as well as our own Parish Building Fund. With 87 individuals or families participating (79% of our Participation Goal), we have now received donations or pledges for $41,323 (83% of our Financial Goal). We have met our responsibility to assist with the diverse ministries of the Diocese this year. Please remember that our Parish Financial Goal is $50,000, with the Participation Goal of at least 110 individuals or families. If we meet this goal, $39,500 will then be added to our Building Fund.

It is not too late to make a donation or pledge to support the AMA. You can also make online donations on the Diocesan website. A pledge or donation can be fulfilled during the coming months by cash, check or credit card. Envelopes continue to be available at the entrance of the church and can be completed and placed in the basket now, during Lent, at the foot of the AMA Thermometer next to the candles. Thank you.

Second Collections

There will be a second collection the weekend of March 18 for Parish Grounds and Building Maintenance.

Anuncios Especiales

Misa en Español – Cada domingo a las 5 pm.

Bautismos, Bodas, Quinceañeras – Favor de hablar con Padre Dennis.

Confesiones – Cada sábado a las 3:30 pm y por cita.

Coro – Ensayos los domingos a las 4:15 pm

Acompáñenos durante la Cuaresma:
Viacrucis bilingüe — Cada viernes a las 5:00 pm.
Cena Cuaresmal — Cada viernes a las 6:00 pm.
Adoración del Santísimo — Cada miércoles de 7:30am a 5:30 pm con la bendición final.
Ayuno y abstinencia de carne — El Miércoles de ceniza y Viernes Santo. Respetamos también la abstinencia de carne cada viernes de la cuaresma.

Horario de la Semana Santa y Pascua
Jueves Santo, 29 de marzo, Misa Bilingüe de la Ultima Cena del Señor, 7:00 pm
Viernes Santo, 30 de marzo, Servicio de la Pasión del Señor en Español a las 7:00 pm.
Sábado de Gloria, Vigilia Pascual, 31 de marzo, Misa Especial Bilingüe a las 7:30 pm.
Domingo de la Pascua de la Resurrección del Señor, Misas en ingles a las 9:00 am y 11:15 am. No habrá Misa a las 5:00 pm.

Reporte de la Petición Anual para Ministerios
Les agradecemos a todos que han participado en la Petición Anual de la Diócesis, que ayuda también nuestra propia parroquia. Hasta hoy con la participación de 87 individuos o familias (79% de nuestra meta de participación), tenemos ahora donaciones o compromisos de $41,323 (83% de nuestra meta financiera). Los sobres para partici- par están cerca de las puertas de la iglesia.

Youth Corner

May we, like Jesus, let go and let God guide our lives. Our obedience to God’s love changes everything! Our lives and our world!