|Saturday 4:30 pm||✝ Pilar Paredes, ✝ Ramon Selis|
|Sunday 9:00 am||Why Catholic? Communities|
|Sunday 11:15 am||Victims of the hurricanes and earthquake|
|Sunday 5:00 pm||Victimas de los huracanes y terremoto|
|Wednesday 7:00 am||Victims of the hurricanes and earthquake|
|Thursday 7:00 am||The families of the parish|
|Friday 7:00 am||The sick and homebound|
|October 1, 10:15 AM||Parent meeting for 2nd year First Communion students, in the Parish Hall following the 9 AM Mass|
|October 7||Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary|
Our 2017-18 classes will begin with a parent meeting for second year students on Sunday, October 1, following the 9:00 am Mass, at 10:15 am in the Parish Hall.
The RCIA is a ministry of the Church which begins with the Period of Inquiry and enables individuals to learn more about Christ and our Catholic faith. The Inquirer may decide to enter the Period of the Catechumenate and participate in a more in-depth and personal process of conversion and growth in faith in preparation for the Sacraments of Initiation. The beautiful and very meaningful process leads to the Easter Vigil and the celebration of Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation and a new life in Christ as members of our Catholic Church.
Adults who are already baptized in another Christian tradition are also welcome to enter Full Communion with the Catholic Church by entering into a special period of study and discernment to share in the Sacraments of the Eucharist and Confirmation. Adult Catholics who did not receive the Sacraments of the Eucharist and/or Confirmation as children or youth are also welcome.
Please contact Fr. Dennis in the parish office (831-659-2224) if you or someone you know would like more information.
It’s not too late to sign-up for the first 6 weeks beginning in October. Please contact Tess Arthur (659-4015) or Alondra Klemek (277-1294).
We continue to pray for the Care of God’s Creation during this month of September. Please visit the following sites.
If you are especially interested in environmental issues, please speak with me. I would like to have a group of individuals offer leadership for our care of God’s creation as a parish. – Fr. Dennis
Our Parish Site Committee is making every effort to respond to the recommendations from the January 2017 survey. We are very grateful for the heartfelt suggestions that you offered.
We have been working with our architect, Allen Robinson, The Sienna Company, Inc., with the goal of addressing the overwhelming preference to maintain the current worship space of our beloved church, while focusing our plans on sufficient ministry and multi-purpose space, larger kitchen facilities, new bathrooms, a vestibule at the entrance of the church, and parish office and storage space.
We have begun meetings with members of our outreach ministries and others for further input. Thank you for your prayerful support and participation in this important process for our parish.
The Finance Council has not given up on our new fence. It has been more difficult than expected. We are requesting bids from other contractors and hope to be able to move forward on the project as soon as possible. We will let you know when we have more information. Thank you for your patience.
Our 2nd Collection this Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17, is for Seminarians and Continuing Education of Priests.
There will be a 2nd Collection next weekend (September 23-24) to support the recovery efforts of Catholic Charities and provide pastoral and rebuilding support for the disaster victims.
Misa en Español – Cada domingo a las 5 pm.
Bautismos, Bodas, Quinceañeras – Favor de hablar con P. Dennis.
Confesiones – Cada sábado a las 3:30 pm y por cita.
Músicos – Si toca guitara u otro instrumento, favor de participar en nuestro coro. Los ensayos son a las 4:15 pm antes de la Misa Dominical.
¿POR QUÉ SER CATOLICO? – Empezando en octubre, participar en el proceso especial para profundizar y vivir la alegría de nuestra fe Católica que se llama ¿Por Qué Ser Católico? Para partici- par en una de las pequeñas comunidades de ¿Por Qué Ser Católico? favor de hablar con Alondra Klemek: 831-277-1294.
JUNTA DE LOS PADRES Y NINOS DE LAS CLASES DE LA PRIMERA COMUNION – Empezamos nuestras clases de Primera Comu- nión con los niños y sus padres el domingo, 1 de octubre a las 10:15 am (después de la Misa de 9 am) para los niños en su segundo año y a las 4:00 pm para los niños en su primera año. Si tiene preguntas, favor de llamar al Padre Dennis en la oficina parroquial (831-659-2224).
This is an outreach to our parishioners who have lost a loved one. Interested in helping? Call or email Trudy Dowd 831-915-4619 or email@example.com.
I highly recommend the following grief workshop offered on September 23rd (free of charge) by the Papillon Agency in Monterey. We are fortunate to have such an excellent opportunity right here in our village at the Carmel Valley Community Center. Please click on this link for more details and registration information.
— Trudy Dowd, OLMC Bereavement Minister
FORGIVENESS. It’s essential to our identity as People of God. Our God is compassionate and forgiving. Jesus tells Peter that we have to forgive someone who sins against us not seven, but seventy times seven times (Matthew 18:21-35). This means: THERE IS NO LIMIT TO THE FORGIVENESS REQUIRED OF US!
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