|Friday, March 23||Lenten dinner at 6 PM. Prawns and salmon combination, penne rigate, puttanesca, baby spinach salad, sliced ciabatta. Donation of $15/plate.|
|Sunday, March 25||Palm Sunday|
|Thursday, March 29||Holy Thursday / Jueves Santo — Mass of the Lord's Supper / La Cena del Señor at 7 PM.|
|Friday, March 30||Good Friday / Viernes Santo — Passion of the Lord / Pasión del Señor. Masses at 5:30 PM in English, 7 PM en Español|
|Saturday, March 31||Holy Saturday / Sábado de Gloria — Easter Vigil / Vigil Pascual. Mass at 7:30 PM.|
|Sunday, April 1||Easter Sunday - The Resurrection of the Lord. Masses at 9 AM and 11:15 AM.|
|Saturday 4:30 pm||✝ Marion Dougherty|
|Sunday 9:00 am||The youth of the parish|
|Sunday 11:15 am||✝ Louis Brizzolara|
|Sunday 5:00 pm||Matrimonios de la parroquia|
|Wednesday 7:00 am||✝ Louis Brizzolara|
|Thursday 7:00 am||Rick Wilkinson - Birthday|
|Friday 7:00 am||✝ Edith Davis|
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
There will be a second collection the weekend of March 18 for Parish Grounds and Building Maintenance.
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.
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!
Gospel Readings this Week
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:00 am
Saturday (Vigil): 4:30 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am, 11:15 am
Domingo: 5:00 pm en Español
Holy Days: as announced
Reconciliation: Saturday at 3:30 pm,
and by appointment
Office hours: Wed. – Fri., 9:00 am – 12:00 pm,
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hope’s Pantry: Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ministry Rosters and Schedules
Hope’s Pantry & Boutique need:
- Canned food, canned fruit, boxed cereal
- Pasta, pasta sauce, rice, beans
- Clean and usable clothing, shoes, especially jeans and work clothes
- Blankets, sleeping bags
Your OLMC Donation Number
Each parish family is given a unique identifying donation number which will be used to credit the donor for all gifts to the parish. Please write your assigned number on your check or on an envelope that contains your cash donation. There are blank envelopes at the church entrance for cash donations.