Learning to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi.

Praying for Our Young People

We pray for all young people, called to live life to the fullest; may they see in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the dedication to service. Pope Francis – May 2022 Speaking about the family, I would like to begin by addressing the young […]

Keeping the Seasons: Lent

Be Transformed This Lent! While you’re having a quiet moment for prayer or dinner this week as a family, use the THIS WEEK AT HOME handout to bring Lent alive at your house. Keep the three pillars of Lent in mind. How can you practice prayer, fasting, and almsgiving this Lent? There’s something for everyone for Palm […]

Pray With Pope – April

We pray for health care workers who serve the sick and the elderly, especially in the poorest countries; may they be adequately supported by governments and local communities. Pope Francis – April 2022 Let us pray this month for health care workers.The pandemic has shown us the self-giving and generosity of health care workers, volunteers, […]

¡Bienvenido a Casa!

¡Bienvenido a casa! El Miércoles de Ceniza comienza la temporada de Cuaresma, un tiempo de sacrificio y arrepentimiento mientras nos esforzamos por volver nuestro corazón a Jesús. La Cuaresma es un tiempo para crecer en santidad y prepararnos para entrar en el Misterio Pascual (el sufrimiento, muerte, resurrección y ascensión de Jesús).  Las cenizas que […]

Welcome Home! Ash Wednesday

Welcome home! Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, a time of sacrifice and repentance as we strive to turn our hearts to Jesus.  Lent is a time to grow in holiness and prepare ourselves to enter into the Paschal Mystery (the suffering, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus).  The ashes we receive at church […]

Our Beautiful Altar Platform

The priests, staff, and parishioners of Mission San Luis Rey Parish would like to thank everyone who made our new altar platform possible. This addition, which was designed by Ralph Brienza, has enriched our place of worship with a more permanent place for the altar. The beautiful tile platform and new altar backdrop offer a […]

Make Us Holy

This Week at Home (Haga clic para esta semana en casa ) Loving Father, you sent the gift of the Spirit upon your beloved Son on the banks of the Jordan long ago… For the full final Christmas reflection, Click here for a printable PDF. Sunday, January 9, 2022In You, I Am Well Pleased John […]

Be Our Light

This Week at Home (Haga clic para esta semana en casa) Welcome to January 2, 2022. With songs, time spent together, and the word of God, let us join in our homes to thank God for the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ! (Click here for a printable PDF) Monday, January 3: A Great Light […]

Help Us to Grow

This Week at Home (Haga clic para esta semana en casa ) Welcome to the Feast of the Holy Family. With songs, time spent together, and the word of God, let us join in our homes to celebrate the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ! (Click here for a printable PDF) Monday, December 27: St. […]

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