Bulletin for 1-20-2019

INSIDE: In the miracle at Cana, Jesus reveals his glory in the Gospel according to John. On this initial Sunday of Ordinary Time, we begin to believe anew in him as the disciples began to believe for the first time. ‐ Fr. Vince (pg. 3)

Mirror of the Love of God

Today’s Gospel story of Jesus changing water into wine at the wedding feast at Cana is the third revelation of Jesus and what he has been sent to accomplish.  At Christmas, we celebrate the Incarnation—God is revealed in human flesh.  At the Epiphany, Jesus is shown as the light of for all nations—represented by the […]

Catch up with St. Luke!

NOTES ONLINE NOW Did you miss the first class for Soup and Study?  No stress!  Your notes are online! Last week, Fr. Vince talked about the themes of St. Luke’s Gospels.  If you missed the class and would like to learn more about Luke’s Gospel of Mercy, there are links available online on the parish […]

Premier Swing Band Enroute to San Luis Rey Parish!

The South Coast Swing Band has been heating up dance floors across Orange County with the Big Band sound of Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman and more since 1982. Now this fabulous 16 piece orchestra and vocalist are coming to Serra Center to provide the musical backdrop for our fabulous St. Valentine’s Day Gala. […]

Bulletin for 1-13-2019

INSIDE: Our baptism marked the beginning of our Christian lives. God the Father looked upon us with pride and declared: “You are my beloved sons and daughters, upon whom my favor rests.” ‐ Fr. Vince (pg. 3)

Pastoral Council Asks: Is God Calling You?

Have you considered becoming a member of the Pastoral Council? Do you know a parishioner who has the willingness to share their personal gifts and talents on the Pastoral Council? The purpose of the Pastoral Council is to lead the parish community in the discernment and expression of its mission. It does this through ongoing […]

Fight Against Hunger

As part of our Social Outreach and Advocacy ministry, parishioners at San Luis Rey have come together to feed the poor in our Oceanside community through bi-weekly meal preparation and restaurant-style serving at a local homeless shelter, Bread of Life.  Parishioners can join one of our “Serving Teams” that sets up a unique menu and […]

On You, My Favor Rests

Today we end our Christmas Time with the feast in honor of the Baptism of the Lord. Along with the Epiphany and the Marriage Feast at Cana, the baptism of Jesus is another “theophany” or “revelation” of who Jesus is and what his mission is. When Jesus comes to the Jordan to be baptized by […]

God’s Presence Through Christ

On Epiphany, we celebrate that the child born in the darkness of night in a lowly manger is revealed as the manifestation (the meaning of epiphany) of God. Christ is revealed in many ways: as Lord, as King as the one in whom God is present and acts. All of these manifestations are “lights” that […]

A Source of Light and Hope

We continue our celebration of the Christmas Season with today’s Feast of the Holy Family. This feast day was added to the Church calendar by Pope Leo XIII in 1893. The pope wanted to highlight the importance of the Christian family and to point to the Holy Family as a model of all families to […]