Stewardship: Source of Deepening Spirituality

Excerpted from an article by Daniel Conway, recipient of a 2019 award from the Catholic Press Association God never stops giving! If we truly seek a deeper relationship with God, our response is to praise God for this great treasure and to demonstrate our gratitude by taking care of and sharing, God’s wonderful gifts every […]

Prepare for the Master’s Return

In today’s Gospel parable as given to us from St. Luke, the master is away at a wedding feast. In Jesus’ telling of this story, he focuses on those who await the master’s return. They have been instructions and are expected to carry them out. The servants do not know when the master will return. […]

Bulletin for 8-11-2019

INSIDE: Thus, with prayer and action, we prepare ourselves for the return of our master. Let us pray and work in the vineyard for the coming of God’s Kingdom. (Fr. Vince – pg. 3)

Growing Rich in God

Fool is not a word we are accustomed to hearing Jesus use. Jesus’ use of the word in today’s parable is done to drive home a very important reality. Earthly wealth does not matter to God. What matters is our direction in life. Have we renounced greed? Is our life headed in the direction of […]

Bulletin for 8-04-2019

INSIDE: If we approach whatever we do with the attitude of service to others, we will be rich beyond our imagination…Let us spend our time growing rich in the things of God and not of this world. (Fr. Vince ‐ pg. 3)

Why is our Mission named after a King of France?

San Luis Rey is the Spanish name for Louis IX, King of France. Louis was a younger contemporary of St. Francis. Prince Louis’ education included instruction by some of St. Francis’ earliest followers. He became the King of France at the age of twelve and ruled his country for 44 years. St. Louis is often […]

A Special Feast Day

On August 2nd, the Franciscan world celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula. The origin of this feast is a familiar story. One day, as a young man, Francis stopped to pray in a small, tumbled down chapel dedicated to St. Damian. As he prayed before the distinctive image of […]

Memorial Mass for Fr. Finian McGinn, OFM

The Memorial Mass for Fr. Finian McGinn, OFM will be held on Saturday, August 10th, at 9:00 am in the Serra Center, followed by a reception in the Mission Pavillion. May his soul and the soul of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Click here for a newspaper article […]

When “Back to School” means “Back to the Family Dinner Table”

Stewarding Our Families / Corresponsabilizar a Nuestras Familias Back to School brings us face to face with one of life’s realities: summer vacation has to end. Children may groan, and parents may breathe a sigh of relief, but one thing is sure. The beginning of school brings a return to routine, and this translates into […]