Franciscan Thought – Death

Click here for Pensamiento Franciscano – la Muerte, the Spanish language version of this article. Death is something that many of us have a difficult time even thinking about.   As our loved ones get older, we come face to face with sickness or tragedies occur. The thought of having to face death head on is […]

Lenten Organ Recitals

Join us on Fridays of Lent in the Old Mission Church at 5:00 pm March 8-April 5 Dr. Emma Whitten will be performing thirty-minute recitals of Lenten organ music, followed by the Stations of the Cross at 5:30 pm. Here is a selection of beautiful organ music by Emma. About Emma A native of Oak […]

Your Invitation to Operation Rice Bowl

Click here for El Plato de Arroz del Servicio Católico de Ayuda, this page in Spanish. Dear Friends, Operation Rice Bowl is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten faith-in-action program that is being sponsored by our Social Outreach Ministry in our parish. It offers opportunities for your family to engage daily with the spiritual pillars of Lent: […]

From San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy

The abortion law recently passed in the state of New York constitutes a new and frightening chapter in our nation’s searing ongoing debate about how to balance the God-given rights of unborn children with the legitimate effort to mitigate the suffering of pregnant women in very difficult circumstances. The exuberant celebrations that accompanied the signing […]

The Season of Lent is at Hand!

This last Sunday in the winter section of Ordinary Time means that the Season of Lent is at hand! This week, we begin this holy season on Ash Wednesday. Today will be the last Sunday we will hear the Alleluia until Easter time and except for the Feasts of St. Joseph on March 19th and […]

Bulletin for 3-03-2019

INSIDE: The Season of Lent brings forth some of the most beautiful and tangible devotions of our Catholic Faith. – Fr. Vince, (pg. 3)

It’s Here! Ash Wednesday, March 6th

ON ASH WEDNESDAY…each will be marked with ashes in the shape of a cross on their foreheads. ON ASH WEDNESDAY… we will remember that God is with us in the everyday places and moments of life. ON ASH WEDNESDAY… The ashes bear witness to the love and mercy of God. Ash Wednesday is, without question, […]

Eucharistic Adoration – What is it? What do I do?

“The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth. Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with Him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth.” Saint Teresa of […]

Remember the Golden Rule

Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain continues today as he teaches his disciples to love their enemies and bless those who curse them. His wisdom turns the way the disciples are used to relating to people upside down. In conveying his wisdom, Jesus attempts to distinguish what is required of his followers from the way sinners […]

Bulletin for 2-24-2019

INSIDE: Jesus’ disciples are to extend mercy in the same manner in which the Father does. We remember The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.” ‐ Fr. Vince (pg. 3)