…When it comes to mercy and compassion, God spares no expense

Peace and all Good! For Luke, God’s reconciling love is the core of Jesus’ teaching. Indeed, St. Luke’s Gospel is called the Gospel of Mercy. Today’s Gospel features the most beautiful story in the Scriptures: The Prodigal Son. After the son takes his portion of his father’s inheritance, he goes off to a far away […]

Bulletin for 3-31-19

INSIDE: We are to learn from this parable that when it comes to mercy and compassion, God spares no expense. As the father in the parable says: “We had to celebrate. This son of mine was lost and has been found, he was dead and has come back to life.”

Lenten Journey

Enjoy our shared focus on Catholic Social Justice, activities for families, faith groups, ministries or individuals. Click here for a calendar of parish events, and join us on our shared Lenten Journey! Disfrute de nuestro enfoque compartido en la justicia social católica, actividades para familias, grupos religiosos, ministerios o individuos. ¡Únase a nosotros en nuestro […]

Liturgical Ministry Fair / Feria de Corresponsabilidad

This weekend (after 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon Masses) our Stewardship Committee is inviting us to consider the ways we give of our time and talent to this community in service. In particular, I encourage you to serve in one of the Liturgical Ministries. This is a very large parish and it takes lots […]

It’s Not Too Late!

In today’s Gospel, people come to Jesus with a question about the Galileans killed by Pilate and eighteen citizens killed by a falling tower. They ask if their deaths were punishment for their sins. No, says, Jesus, they did not die because of their sinfulness any more than we live because of our righteousness. Then, […]

Bulletin for 3-24-2019

INSIDE: You know it is not too late for any of us. There is still time to change and with God’s help, a possibility of bearing fruit. Let us review our Lenten resolutions and initiate them if we haven’t done so. — Fr. Vince (pg. 3)

Franciscan Thought – Reverence

Click here for Pensamiento Franciscano – Reverencia, a copy of this article in Spanish. Reverence is an aspect of adoration. It is recognizing and honoring God and his word with adoring awe, fear and respect.   How we conduct ourselves speaks of our reverence and our relationship with God.  Franciscan spirituality manifests a profound reverence for […]

My God and My All – A Lenten Prayer Service

MY GOD AND MY ALL A Lenten Prayer Service Br. Rufino Zaragoza OFM and Friends Saturday, March 30, 2019 Mission Church | 7:00 p.m. Inspired by Franciscan spirituality, the music of Brother Rufino nourishes those who hunger for a meditative encounter with God. An ensemble of singers and musicians will join him to perform some […]

Live at MSLRP! Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy, the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Jennifer Pagano will be presented at Mission San Luis Rey Parish Serra Center in Oceanside on Monday, April 8 at 7:00 pm, Admission will be $10/ticket. Tickets are available online here or after masses or at the front office of the parish. […]

Lenten Journey

Enjoy our shared focus on Catholic Social Justice, activities for families, faith groups, ministries or individuals. Click here for a calendar of parish events, and join us on our shared Lenten Journey! Disfrute de nuestro enfoque compartido en la justicia social católica, actividades para familias, grupos religiosos, ministerios o individuos. ¡Únase a nosotros en nuestro […]