Our Mission:  In the Spirit of St. Francis, and as Catholics in a community of many cultures, we live the gospel of Jesus Christ.   Strengthened by Word and Sacrament, we welcome all into God’s inclusive love…

Bulletin for 9-19-2021

I cordially invite each one of you to introduce yourselves to each catechist and thank them for their service, love, as well as the time they dedicate to educate our children, youth, and adults of our parish.

Br. Tito

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Latest News for 9-12-2021

Be Renewed: To help promote a deeper understanding of the Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, our diocese is launching a seven-week program to re-introduce the gifts we receive when attending Mass. We invite you to click here for this weekend’s introduction and homily.

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  1. Next weekend our Filipino Community invites you to celebrate the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz on Saturday, September 18th. This celebration also marks the 500-year Anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines. We will begin at 3:00 p.m. with a rosary procession, continue with the 4:00 p.m. Mass, which will be followed by a pot-luck reception in the St. Michael’s Courtyard.
  2. Please see the parish bulletin for upcoming Season of Creation events, beginning with a Youth and Young Adult Movie Night on Sunday, September 19th, at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Francis Hall. All High School youth and young adults 30 years or younger are invited.
  3. We invite you to an evening of inspiring Spanish music at the Jon Carlo concert on Saturday, October 2, here at Serra Center. Tickets are on sale at the end of Mass or at the parish office. The cost is $ 15 per person in advance, and $ 20 at the door, children under 12 are not allowed, and masks will be required.

Social Outreach: Our Social Outreach Department is in need of donations. Click here for a wish list of items and our amazon wishlist link; we appreciate your support.

Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz

Bulletin for 9-12-2021

Let us ask the Holy Spirit to inspire us more and more each day to put our faith into practice with works of charity and mercy.

Fr. Alberto Villafan, OFM
Bulletin for 9-12-2021

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INSIDE THIS WEEK:

  • From our Associate Pastor: Fr. Alberto invites us to put our faith into action. Catechetical Sunday News
  • Upcoming Season of Creation Events
  • Heads of Ministry Meeting 9/25/21
  • Youth Ministry Calendar
  • St. Francis Day Festival and Pet Blessing
  • Jon Carlo SMP Tour 2021
  • Be Renewed: Eucharist Initiative
  • You’re Invited to the Friendship Café
  • The Hacienda at Mission San Luis Rey
  • Upcoming Retreats at the Mission
  • Prayer makes all the Difference
  • Nourishment for Your Soul
  • Come to the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
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Latest News for 9-5-2021

Be Renewed: In the wake of the pandemic, many faithful have been left questioning “Should I go to Mass this weekend?”; many faithful have also struggled to understand the blessings of encountering the real presence of Christ at Mass.

To help promote a deeper understanding, our diocese is launching a seven-week program to re-introduce the gifts we receive when attending Mass, none greater than the Eucharist. We will begin next weekend, with a series of homilies provided by Bishop McElroy. We invite you to click here for the article for more information about this initiative and the themes of the homilies.

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You’re Invited: For children and teens who have received First Communion, we invite you to help us during Mass as Altar Servers. We will have a New Altar Servers Training on Friday, September 10th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Serra Center.

Diocese of San Diego News: Our Diocese will host a Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz Mass and celebration on Saturday, September 11th, beginning at 9 AM at Santa Sophia Catholic Church in Spring Valley. Our Parish celebration will be on September 18th, where we will also celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines. Click here for the link to the live stream mass.

All heads of Parish Ministries, we have rescheduled our Heads of Ministry Meeting to Saturday, September 25th from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. Coordinators, please RSVP for this meeting, see the bulletin for more information.

You’re Invited: Next weekend, our Comité Hispano invites you to the Annual Fiestas Patrias Latinas. There will be traditional foods, dance, and music. The Fiesta begins at 10 am, on the Parish Front Lawn. Let us also pray for the young ladies running to be the representative “Fiesta Queen” of this event: Kelin Ramirez, Estrella Valencia, Mia Medina, Ariana Gonzalez, Evelyn Camargo, and Juliana Cabrera.

Social Outreach: Our Social Outreach Department is in need of donations. Click here for a wish list of items and our amazon wishlist link; we appreciate your support.

Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz

Bulletin for 9-5-2021

Let us be thankful that we have already the gift of faith, and if we nurture and strengthen this faith, it is that which produces miracles.

Fr. Oscar Mendez, OFM
Bulletin for 9-5-2021:  Let us be thankful that we have already the gift of faith, and if we nurture and strengthen this faith, it is that which produces miracles. --Fr. Oscar Mendez, OFM

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INSIDE THIS WEEK:

  • From Fr. Oscar: God has indeed come in the flesh and into our midst.
  • A Prayer for a Home for All
  • Kids! Become an Altar Server
  • Heads of Ministry Meeting Date Change to 25th
  • Adult Faith Formation Classes
  • Las Fiestas Patrias Latinas
  • RCIA Invites You
  • Youth Ministry Calendar
  • Be Renewed: Eucharistic Initiative
  • Jon Carlo SMP Tour Concert 2021
  • Children’s Rosary
  • Tribute Concert at the Historic Mission
  • Upcoming Retreats
  • Prayer Makes All the Difference
  • This Week’s Readings
  • Your Invitation to the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
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Latest News for 8-29-2021

Fiesta de San Luis Rey: We want to thank all the ministries and communities, volunteers, bakers, and all those who participated to make our Fiesta de San Luis Rey a beautiful celebration. We thank everyone who attended and we look forward to hosting more events that mark our Franciscan roots and our rich diversity. Click here for event pictures. Enjoy a short video taste of our fiesta.

https://youtu.be/sCGlTXfSUJM
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Special Collection for Haiti: Next weekend on September 4th and 5th at all masses there will be a special collection for the humanitarian effort and the recovery of the church in Haiti. Click here to donate. We appreciate your generosity. Please pray for the people of Haiti and their families as they recover from this devastating earthquake.

Care for Creation: Our Parish Mission Statement, found on the front page of the bulletin, includes care for creation. This means that caring for creation is one of our top priorities. Therefore, we invite you to learn more by attending a special Soup and Study on Friday, September 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in St. Francis Hall. Father Emmett Farrell of the Diocese of San Diego will share with us the realistic steps we can take in our lives to make a difference in caring for the Earth. Please RSVP before Tuesday, August 31 by calling 760-757-3250 or emailing the Parish Office at mailto:office@sanluisreyparish.org.

Labor Day Holiday Closing: The Parish Office will be closed this coming Saturday, September 4, due to the Labor Day Holiday. But we will have the Sacrament of Reconciliation at 9:00 a.m. in the Serra Garden.

Parish Ministry Leaders Meeting: All Parish Ministry leaders are encouraged to attend the Ministry Leaders meeting on Saturday, September 11 at Serra Center from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. We are asking leaders to please RSVP for this meeting. There are more details in the parish bulletin.

Concert by Jon Carlo: We invite you to join us for an evening of inspiring music in Spanish by Jon Carlo. His concert on Saturday, October 2nd will be held here at the Serra Center. Tickets are on sale after Mass or at the Parish Office on weekdays. The cost is $ 15 per person (in advance), and $ 20 at the door, please no children under 12 years old, they will need to wear their masks.

Social Outreach: Our Social Outreach Department is in need of donations. Click here for a wish list of items and our amazon wishlist link; we appreciate your support.

Year of St. Joseph
Year of St. Joseph

Bulletin for 8-29-2021

…no longer can we follow the law of the Church simply because of fear of eternal damnation. Instead, as Christians, we act on the Law of the Gospel out of the love infused by the Holy Spirit…

Fr. Sam Nasada, OFM
Bulletin for 8-29-2021

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INSIDE THIS WEEK:

  • In our Associate Pastor’s Letter, Fr. Sam discusses God’s Law and Order
  • Parish Offices Closed Saturday, Sept. 4th
  • Special Collection for the victims of the Haiti 2021 Earthquake
  • Kids! Become an Altar Server
  • Heads of Ministry Meeting
  • Adult Faith Formation Classes
  • Announcing Las Fiestas Patrias Latinas
  • Season of Creation
  • Jon Carlo SMP Tour Concert 2021
  • Congratulations to our Loretto House Food Pantry
  • Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz
  • Prayer Makes All the Difference
  • This Week’s Readings
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Bulletin for 8-22-2021

The Solemnity of the Assumption remJesus is more alive than ever. He gives himself completely and without reservation because he wants us to have life and life in abundance. Everything that Jesus does for us, he does for love and only for love.

Fr. Alberto Villafan, OFM
Bulletin for 8-22-2021

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INSIDE THIS WEEK:

  • Associate Pastor’s Letter
  • Feast of San Luis Rey
  • Parish Financial Update
  • Would You Like To Server As A Eucharistic Minister
  • Calling All Bakers – We need Your Help!
  • Bereavement Ministry Meeting
  • Children And Adult Faith Formation Classes
  • First Annual Season of Creation Celebration
  • Become An Altar Server
  • Jon Carlo SMP Tour Concert 2021
  • We Pray For The World
  • This Week’s Readings
  • Who is St. Louis, King of France?
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News for 8-22-2021

  1. Religious Education registration for formation and sacramental preparation ends next Friday, the 27th. Please click here or see the bulletin for details on the registration process. If you intend to register your child, please do so before this deadline.
  2. This Friday, we celebrate the Feast of San Luis Rey with a multicultural Mass at 5:30 p.m. outside of the Mission Church, followed by the procession with the saint and multicultural performances. We ask that you park in the Parish and Serra Center Parking, and please bring your lawn chairs for outdoor seating, click here for more details, or check the map in the bulletin.
  3. For this event of the feast, we are asking for home baked goods, individually wrapped for safety precautions. If you are able to donate baked goods, please see the bulletin for drop off details.
  4. Our next Soup and Study will be on Thursday, September 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Francis Hall wit h Fr. Emmet Farrell, the director of the Creation Care Ministry of the Diocese of San Diego. RSVP by calling 760-757-3250 or emailing the Parish Office at mailto:office@sanluisreyparish.org.
  5. Our Eucharistic Ministers are in need of volunteers to assist with giving communion. Ministers are available outside of Mass to accept sign-ups and to offer more information. Training session details are also available in the bulletin.
  6. All heads of Parish Ministries, you are encouraged to attend the Heads of Ministry meeting on Saturday, September 11th in the Serra Center. From 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. More information will be available in next weekend’s bulletin.
  7. Our Social Outreach Department is in need of donations. Click here for a wish list of items and our amazon wishlist link; we appreciate your support.
  8. Religious Education enrollment for formation and sacramental preparation continues Wednesdays during August. Click here for forms and for more information.
A Season for Creation
A Season for Creation

News for 8-15-2021

  1. We thank everyone for wearing masks once again. Masks are now required in all Parish indoor settings regardless of vaccination status. If you have forgotten yours, please remember to bring it next weekend.
  2. We will not have Saturday Reconciliation this coming Saturday, the 21st. You may make an appointment during the week by calling the Parish Office.
  3. We are calling on our Parish bakers to help donate items for our Feast of San Luis Rey celebration on Friday, August 27th. If you are able to donate baked goods, please see the bulletin for drop off details.
  4. We will have a special Soup and Study event to kick off the Season of Creation on Thursday, September 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Francis Hall. Fr. Emmet Farrell, the director of the Creation Care Ministry of the Diocese of San Diego, will speak of how we can follow Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si, and help care for creation. RSVP by calling the Parish Office at 760-757-3250.
  5. Our Eucharistic Ministers are in need of volunteers to assist with giving communion. If you are looking for a way to deepen your spirituality and get closer to our Lord, please consider joining our wonderful and beautiful ministry. Ministers are available outside of Mass to accept sign-ups and to offer more information. Training session details are also available in the bulletin.
  6. Our Social Outreach Department is in need of donations. Click here for a wish list of items and our amazon wishlist link; we appreciate your support.
  7. Religious Education enrollment for formation and sacramental preparation continues Wednesdays during August. Click here for forms and for more information.
A Season for Creation
A Season for Creation