Saints Peter & Paul Parish
Weekly Bulletin

May 1, 2016

Fifth Sunday of Easter


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Acts 15:1-2; Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23; John 14:23-29. The first reading describes how the early Church welcomed the Gentiles without burdening them with keeping the full law of Moses. The second reading offers a majestic vision of the new and heavenly Jerusalem. In the Gospel, Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples before returning to his Father.

 


 

 

Domenica 6A Di Pasqua

La luce della verità è stata accesa nei nostra cuori con il dono della fede, che rende sicura la nostra libertà, corregge le opinioni distorte, vince i pregiudizi e la paure ed edifica la giustizia. Bisogna cercare, confrontarsi, portando nel cuore la fiducia verso lo Spirito che è continuamente all’opera durante la nostra peregrinazione terrena, per aiutarci a comprendere la Parola che il Signore ci ha donato.

 

 


From the Pastor's Computer 

Once upon a time we captured God and we put God in a box and we put a beautiful velvet curtain around the box.  We placed candles and flowers around the box and we said to the poor and the dispossessed, ‘Come! Come and see what we have! Come and see God!’  And they knelt before the God in the box.

One day, very long ago, the Spirit in the box turned the key from the inside and she pushed it open.  She looked around the church and saw that there was nobody there!  They had all gone.  Not a soul was in the place.  She said to herself, ‘I’m getting out!’  The Spirit shot out of the box.  She escaped and she has been sighted a few times since them. She was last seen with a bag lady in McDonald’s.” (Edwina Gateley, “Prophetic Mission: Sniffing out the Kingdom in Mystics,” Visionaries and Prophets.)

The first reading for the 6th Sunday of Easter is precisely about the “Spirit shot out of the box” when Paul and Barnabas return from their missionary journey after converting the Gentiles.  It caused controversy about whether the Gentiles should adhere to the Mosaic law; but the Spirit of Jesus in the early Church turned the key and pushed open the Church to move ahead and beyond.  It was the decision of the Holy Spirit!
“The Spirit shot out of the box” working in each of us within the Christian community is the centerpiece of the Gospel of the 6th Sunday: “I have told you this while I am with you.  The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.”

The Holy Spirit, shot out of the box, appears wherever and whenever, reminding and teaching us to be one with the Father and Jesus.

-Fr. John Itzaina, SDB


Particular Items

Baptisms

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Rest-in-Peace

Aleia Dianna Tomas

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Mehdi Hadjian - Karline Lockwood


Archived Bulletins: For past bulletins, go here


Santa Gemma: Today at the 11:45 AM Italian Mass, we will celebrate the Feast of Santa Gemma, beloved of the people of Lucca and of all Italy. A luncheon at the Italian Athletic Club will follow, and reservation forms are on the tables by the entrances to the Church. Santa Gemma, pray for us!


Eucharistic Adoration & Bible Study: Every Wednesday, we have Holy Hour from 7:00-8:00 PM. Bible Study follows in the rectory. Parking available. "In the Eucharist, the Son of God comes to meet us and desires to become one with us; eucharistic adoration is simply the natural consequence of the eucharistic celebration, which is itself the Church's supreme act of adoration.” –Pope Benedict XVI.

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club Old Timers/Women's Night: On Monday May, 2 the SBGC will host its annual Old Timers/Women's Reunion Night. The festivities begin with the Founders Day Mass at 5:30 PM. Cocktails are from 6-7PM (bar opens after Mass) followed by dinner, in the auditorium for men (women are at the SFIAC) Tickets are $50 for $45 for women, and seating is reserved. For ticket info, pick up a flyer from the tables by the entrance to the Church, or call the Club at 415-397-3068 ext. 101. This year’s Father Trinchieri Medal recipient is Mr. Arrigo Sturla and this year's Bertha Bedoni Award recipient is Lois Baldocchi.

25th Annual Salesian College Preparatory Golf Tournament & Auction: On Monday, May 2, 2015, beginning at 12 noon, Salesian High School will host their 25th Annual Golf Tournament. The tournament is at the Richmond Country Club, and the cost is  $195 per golfer or $750 for a foursome. The event includes 18 holes of premier golf, complimentary beverages on the course, a box lunch and buffet dinner, a hole-in-one challenge to win a car, a putting contest, (closest to the pin), raffles and a silent and live auction. All procedds benefit Salesian High. For more information, contact Patrick Conway at 510.234.4433 x1105 or pconway@salesian.com. Learn more here

The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord: This Thursday is the Ascension of the Lord, but in our Archdiocese we celebrate it next Sunday, May 8.

Washington Square Playground Improvements: The city government is planning improvements to the children’s playground area in Washington Square Park, right across from the Church. If you’d like to learn more about the project, or share your ideas on what should be done, there will be a planning meeting on Thursday, May 5, from 6-7:30 PM, at the Joe Dimaggio Clubhouse at 651 Lombard Street.

Eighth Grade School Dance: On Friday, May 6, our Eighth Grade students will present their annual Dance Show. The students will be performing at 7 PM in the school auditorium. All parishioners are invited!

Next Sunday’s Second Collection: Next week, there will be a special collection for Catholic Charities. Envelopes are in the pews.

Salesian Cooperators: A series of monthly formation meetings are being conducted for current as well as future Salesian Cooperators. As its name implies, a "cooperator" helps bring the Salesian charism wherever one works, lives, and ministers, cooperating with the work of the worldwide Salesian family. Those interested in becoming Salesian Cooperators as well as all current Cooperators are asked and encouraged to attend as often as they are able. The next one will be on Monday, May 23rd in the downstairs meeting room below the rectory (enter through the bookstore) at 7pm. Fr. John will speak on "The Universal Call to holiness," as outlined in Vatican II. This is the primary vocation of every baptized individual and is at the heart of Salesian life for both the professed and the laity. Many parishioners already function as Cooperators, however, the purpose of reanimating this important group within our parish is to form a group of lay Salesians educated in the Salesian charism and encouraged to continue, or start youth ministry within our school, church, club, or wherever one is called to ministry. Questions? Call/write or stop to see or email Fr. John (415.421.0809).

Organ Recital: On Monday, May 23, at 8PM, there will be an organ recital in the church by members of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. The program will include works by Bach, Franck, Alain, Messiaen, Gigout, Widor and Byrd. The performers are top-drawer artists, and the evening should be excellent! There is no charge but free will offerings will be gratefully accepted.


Jubilee Year of Mercy: “God's patience has to call forth in us the courage to return to Him, however many mistakes and sins there may be in our life. ... It is there, in the wounds of Jesus, that we are truly secure; there we encounter the boundless love of His heart. Thomas understood this. Saint Bernard goes on to ask: But what can I count on? My own merits? No, ‘My merit is God's mercy. I am by no means lacking merits as long as He is rich in mercy. If the mercies of the Lord are manifold, I too will abound in merits.’ This is important: the courage to trust in Jesus' mercy, to trust in His patience, to seek refuge always in the wounds of His love.” Pope Francis, Homily on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7, 2013.


Choose Life! “When a patient says I don’t want to be a burden, it may really be a question, Am I a burden? …when a patient says I might as well be dead, he may really be saying No one cares about me. Many studies show that assisted suicide requests are almost always for such psychological or social reasons.” —“Life Matters: Doctor-Assisted Death” 2013-14 Respect Life Program USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities.


Attention Young Adults! Starting Saturday, February 27, Bertina Cannizzaro is hosting a series of workshops on ‘Love and Marriage: a pre-marital Educational workshop series for single and dating young adults (age 18-40).' From the flyer: “Join the Discussion! Let’s explore God’s beautiful design for love and marriage. Workshop participants will have opportunities to discuss and reflect upon: Personal Life Journey & Calling, Healthy Friendship & Relationship Formation, and Preparation for Loving & Lasting Marriage-Workshops Include Insight from Catholic Teachings and Counseling Psychology Research.”

You can attend one workshop, all eight, or as many as you would like. you can download a flyer here. Please register by contacting Bertina at bertina.cannizzaro@students.dominican.edu

The Don Bosco Study Group will meet at 7pm on Tuesday, June 14 at the Parish Center. Besides a short lecture on Salesian history, we will watch a clip from Matthew Kelly’s DVD, “The Fours Signs of a Dynamic Catholic” DVD (http://dynamiccatholic.com/four-signs-of-a-dynamic-catholic/) before discussing Part 1 of his best-selling book, “Rediscover Catholicism.” Copies are available in the bookstore for $3. The box is located in front of the secretary’s desk marked “Dynamic Catholic.” We will also have them available at the meeting. All are welcome, refreshments will be served. Meetings are approximately ninety minutes. For more information, please contact Frank Lavin (415.310.8551, franklavin@comcast.net).

Men’s Pants/Shirts/Sweaters Needed! We are in dire need of men’s pants for the homeless in the neighborhood. Men, please check your closets! And please don’t bring stuff like shorts, which we just throw away. We appreciate your generous thoughts, but remember: the homeless needs clothes they will be sleeping in outside.

Do you know an elderly or home-bound parishioner? Bring them a copy of the bulletin! Or print a copy of our online bulletin at www.salesiansspp.org/bulletin.html. And let us know if they need a visit! Call the parish office at 415-421-0809.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): If you are interested in becoming a Catholic or completing your Sacraments of Initiation of First Communion and/or Confirmation, or you know someone who is, please contact Janet Ross at 771-9130, or email to janetross9849@yahoo.com

Religious Education-CCD 2015-2016:   2015 Catechetical Theme: Safeguarding the Dignity of Every Human Person. -Celebrating the Mass Together – CCD Theme: Welcome back current and to new students, for school year 2015-2016. Classes are from 9:45 to 11:00 AM on Sundays.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word: We are launching a Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) program! Children ages 3-6 are invited to participate each Sunday during the 8:45 mass.  Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) is a way for our youngest members to hear the Gospel proclaimed in language they can understand and to make connections with the Gospel in their own lives. Children (and interested parents) will be dismissed to the gym with their catechists prior to the First Reading and will return during the Offertory procession. The program will start Sunday, September 13. No registration is required. For more info contact Eileen Emerson-Boles at eileenemerson@yahoo.com.


More Choose Life! You can watch the videos of representatives of Planned Parenthood and other organizations discussing the trade in parts of the bodies of aborted babies. If they do not make you furious and disgust you, you should probably ask yourself why.

Saturday Rosary & Chaplet of Divine Mercy at St. Francis: Our friends over at the Porziuncula at the Shrine of St. Francis, at Columbus and Vallejo, are now praying the Rosary every Saturday at 2:30 PM, followed by the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3PM. Join them! For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world!

Archbishop Cordileone's New Video Channel: The Archdioces of San Francisco has set up a location where you can experience our good Archbishop's teaching in a series of videos. Very nice! Check it out here.

More Choose Life! The newly formed Archdiocesan Bioethics Working Group--composed of local physicians and nurses, theologians and philosophers--is interested in hearing about your recent experiences and responding to your questions and ethical concerns, on issues related to death and dying. Please contact them through the Archdiocesan Respect Life Program by emailing evansv@sfarchdiocese.org or calling 415-614-5533 or writing to Respect Life Program, Archdiocese of San Francisco, One Peter Yorke Way, San Francisco, CA 94109.

New Archdiocesan Young Adult Ministry: the Archdiocese of San Francisco has opened an office of Young Adult Ministry to reach out to those of us who are 18-40 years of age. The Ministry, led by  adults in their 20s and 30s, will be conducting listening sessions at parishes around the Archdiocese between Easter and Memorial Day. Young adults are invited to attend and share ideas, suggestions and feedback in order to help determine the direction of the new ministry. For questions or more info, call Andrea at 415-614-5595 or PollockA@sfarchdiocese.org

New Catholic San Francisco facebook page: Check out the new Facebook page of Catholic San Francisco, the Archdiocesn newspaper here. Please 'Like' it and share it with your friends! And if you have events of interest to other Catholics. please feel free to post. All are subject to the Admin's approval.


 

School Applications: We are still accepting applications for grades K-8. Please call the school for a tour (415-421-5219).

Sponsor a Student! Are you able to help a student receive a Catholic education? Our school is receiving more request for financial aid than ever before. If you are in a position to help a less fortunate student receive a Catholic education, please call Dr. Lisa Harris at 415-421-5219 or Fr. John Itzaina at 415-421-0809.

Pre-K Applications: Our Laura Vicuña Pre-Kindergarten, the oldest Catholic Pre-K in San Francisco, is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Contact the Director, Barbara Simons, or visit www.sspeterpaulsf.org/prek/ to learn more

SS. Peter and Paul's Racial Non-Discrimination Policy: “SS Peter & Paul School, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at this school. SS Peter & Paul School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age sex, or disability in administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. Likewise, SS. Peter and Paul School does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of age, sex, disability, race, color and national and/or ethnic origin.”


Marriage Resources

Choose Life! “Marriage needs to be strengthened, not redefined. Cohabitation, divorce, and contraception all erode marriage’s meaning as a public, total, lifelong, and fruitful communion of persons between husband and wife. The latest challenge to marriage, the proposal that sexual difference doesn’t matter, removes the very basis of marriage’s meaning as a one-flesh communion, open to children, making the definition of marriage in law (and thereby culture) open to limitless variation and ultimately meaningless.” –United States Conference of Catholic Bishops “Marriage: Unique for a Reason. One Man, One Woman, For Life.”


Our Archdiocese is blessed with a very capable and hardworking Director of the Ministry of Marriage and Family Life, Mr. Ed Hopfner. Here some resources from his office:

It's not your Grandmother's Family Planning
Natural Family Planning (NFP) is a modern method a couple can use to regulate fertility. It is based on up-to-date medical and scientific research and replaces the old ‘rhythm method’ which went out of favor in the 1950’s.  It is individualized for each couple – because every woman is unique. Contact Ed Hopfner for more information-- (415) 614-5547 or by email at hopfnere@sfarchdiocese.org

Family Planning can improve marriages
Natural Family Planning (NFP) has been shown to improve marriages - published studies have shown increased marital satisfaction. It also greatly improves marital communications. NFP is free after the initial training, and empowers couples by giving them highly accurate information about their own fertility, rather than relying on a third party.  Finally, NFP couples typically have extremely low divorce rates; one study of 1100 couples in CA showed a divorce rate of less than 2% over 24 years. Contact Ed Hopfner for more information-- (415) 614-5547 or by email at hopfnere@sfarchdiocese.org.

Do you know someone struggling with infertility?
Modern medicine has made great strides in helping couples overcome infertility, by restoring reproductive health through the application of Natural Procreative Technology™.  Yet many people, even in the medical profession, are still unfamiliar with it, even though it has a success rate of up to 75% in restoring natural fertility.  Contact Ed Hopfner for more information-- (415) 614-5547 or by email at hopfnere@sfarchdiocese.org.

CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR MARRIAGE?
Call Retrouvaille (415) 893-1005

Do you feel lost and alone?
Are you hurt, frustrated, or angry with each other?
Have you thought about separation or divorce?
Would you simply like to improve communication skills?

In Vatican City, Sep 26, 2008, Pope Benedict XVI met with Retrouvaille participants an explained that when a marriage is suffering, the spouses are facing an opportunity that "will help them to grow." Guided by Mary and with the help of the Lord, their love will be purified, deepened and strengthened.

Retrouvaille is the name of a Catholic Ministry designed to help heal and renew marriages. The word Retrouvaille simply means ‘rediscovery’.  The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage.   Retrouvaille is not just for hurting couples and welcomes all couples wanting to bring new life to your marriage.  Couples of all faiths and those with no faith tradition are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The ultimate goal of Retrouvaille is solely to help save marriages.

Retrouvaille is not a retreat, marriage counseling, or a sensitivity group. There are neither group dynamics nor group discussions on the weekend. It is not a time for hurting; it is a time for healing.  For more information go to ……www.retrouvaille.org.  Next SF weekend -  Nov 6-8  (East Bay Sept 18-20, San Jose Aug 14-16, Sacramento July 10-12, Oct 9-11)

Marriage Encounter

Scripture says about married people that “Two shall live as one”. How often do you find yourselves living as two? A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend can help you get back to basics in this complicated day and age. For more information, go to www.sanfranciscowwme.org or call Paul & Yvonne at 650.366.7093. 2015 San Francisco/ Santa Rosa Weekends: Vallombrosa Retreat Center, Menlo Park: Nov 20-22. Space is limited so apply early.

Married Couples! Would you like to relive the excitement, romance and passion from your honeymoon? Rekindle that spark on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Call Paul & Yvonne at 650.366.7093 or go to www.sanfranciscowwme.org. 2015 San Francisco/Santa Rosa Weekends: Vallombrosa Retreat Center, Menlo Park: Nov 20-22. Space is limited; apply early.

Jesus is the good shepherd and laid down his life for us that we may have new life. Give your marriage new life by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. For more information, go to www.sanfranciscowwme.org or call Paul & Yvonne at 650.366.7093. 2015 San Francisco/Santa Rosa Weekends: Vallombrosa Retreat Center, Menlo Park: Nov 20-22. Space is limited; apply early.

Chinese (Cantonese) Marriage Encounter - For more information please call Peter or Gloria Yee at 415-681-4921, or email nca.camea@gmail.com, or visit our web site www.camea.org.

     

More Choose Life: “Federal law had been generous in protecting the rights of individuals and institutions to act according to their religious beliefs and moral convictions. But political forces are now injecting themselves into the lives of Catholics and Church organizations, sub-stituting their own secular ideology for the Church’s beliefs.

Some say the Church should leave politics alone and concentrate on teaching the faith and serving the needy. But what if the State says the Church may not follow her teachings, even in her own institutions? What if the State limits the Church’s ability to serve the needy? What if it says a Catholic nurse has no right to her livelihood because she will not help perform abortions? What if the Church cannot act on her teaching that marriage is a union of one man and one woman?” -United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Bulletin Insert on Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty.

USA Today had a very good interview with His Excellency earlier this year.


Neat Links:

Pregnant? Need Help? Call 1-800-910-0191: That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Gabriel Project works so that no woman will feel she needs to have an abortion due to being poor or alone. We need help to get that message out! The Gabriel Project now has a chapter at Saints Peter and Paul. Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help!

Communion to the Sick & Homebound: Priests or Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist are available to bring the Blessed Sacrament to those who cannot attend Mass. Call 421-0809 for more information.

Holy Name Society. The Holy Name Society is a men’s group which expresses devotion to the Holy Name of God by attending weekly Mass and setting good examples for youth, by praying and saying the rosary. A group Mass is celebrated at 8:45 AM on the second Sunday of each month. The Society was founded more than 700 years ago! The SS. Peter and Paul HNS is seeking new members. School dads are especially invited to join. 415-421-0809 or Gemini6824@hotmail.com for more information.

Now, THIS is cool: The Vatican has released a high-resolution 360-degree viewable webpage of the Sistine Chapel. You can check it out here. Thanks to parishioner Al Fontes, who showed it to us.

Want to see a great Catholic Movie? Vist our "Year of the Priest" film festival page for lots of recommendations and trailers.

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola have helped many to fulfill their desire to grow in knowledge and love of Jesus and so to follow him in greater freedom. Ignatius planned that the complete Exercises (sometimes offered as a 30-day silent retreat) also be offered as a retreat in everyday life, extended over six months or more. In following this form, the retreatant meets with an individual director weekly and prays an hour and a half daily. Doing the Exercises entails a serious commitment of both time and energy and is appropriate for those already cultivating a generous life of prayer and in regular spiritual direction. If you have an interest in doing the complete Spiritual Exercises in everyday life, our staff would be happy to help you to discern the Spirit’s call and will recommend a director when that is timely. Please contact Fr. Tom Carroll (tcarroll@jrclosaltos.org) at The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos for more information.


Marriage Matters to Kids! Proposition 8 forced us to confront important questions, that retain their importance even though the election is over.

What is the meaning of Marriage?
Do Children have a fundamental right to a Mother and a Father?
Do Mothers matter? Do Fathers matter?
Does natural marriage benefit society?
If so, what are the dangers of redefining marriage?
What about equality, and the dignity of the homosexual person?

Watch the video below, and listen to Catholic bishops and priests, (including a charming episode with SSPP’s own Fr. Armand Oliveri!) marriage counselors, lawyers, and people just like you, describe what marriage means and why we are called to protect it. Visit www.MarriageMattersToKids.org

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Help the Elderly! Some of our wonderful older parishioners are now in convalescent hospitals. They would love to have visitors! If you would like to be a part of this important and rewarding ministry, or if you know of a person who might like a visit, please call Gibbons at 421-0809, or email to gibbons@salesiansspp.org

Holy Name Society: The Holy Name Society is a worldwide organization of Catholic men that was founded more than 700 years ago. Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus, a monthly Society Mass and various good works are the HNS mission. For more information about the HNS, please email to stppholyname@sbcglobal.net

Holy Land Pilgrimages: Please visit this link to find out about Pilgrimages to the Holy Land. Our friends over at St. Thomas More Church are affiliated with these pilgrimages.

Latin Mass: On every first Sunday of the month at 11:45 the Mass will be celebrated in Latin, with Gregorian Chant. For an English/Latin Mass guide, click here.Tell your friends!

Vatican YouTube Channel: Did you know the Vatican has it's own YouTube Channel, with lots of important video? Neither did I, but they do. Go here. It's updated regularly.

Very cool Vatican resource: Clerus.org, the Congregation for the Clergy at the Holy See has a great new website called "Bibliaclerus." From the homepage: "This program offers Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the teachings of the Magisterium, with appropriate theological commentary and exegesis."

Travelling? Find a Mass anywhere in the world. Visit Masstimes.

Compendium of the Catechism: The Vatican has a great new online resource. It is the "Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church." You can check it out here.

Catholic Search Engine: There is a nice new Catholic search engine out there in cyberspace. It is www.mycatholic.com. It has a built in Google search engine, links to top news stories, links to Catholic news agencies, plus lots of liturgical info updated daily. Check it out!


Catholic Radio: Immaculate Heart Radio’s newest station is in the Bay Area! It’s 1260 on your AM dial. Tune in to hear the best of Catholic Radio, or you can listen online by going here.


And Catholic TV! Visit EWTN for just about everything Catholic. Click on the logo at right.



 

Catholics for the Common Good:

One of our most effective pro-life & social justice groups is Catholics for the Common Good. To learn more, click on the logo at right.


   Prayer for our Men and Women In Military Service

O Prince of Peace, we humbly ask Your protection for all our men and women in military service. Give them unflinching courage to defend with honor, dignity and devotion the rights of all who are imperiled by injustice and evil. Guard our churches, our homes, our schools, our hospitals, our factories, our buildings and all those within from harm and peril. Protect our land and its peoples from enemies within and without. Grant an early peace with victory founded upon justice. Instill in the hearts and minds of men and women everywhere a firm purpose to live forever in peace and good will toward all. Amen.

Please pray for:

Jean Berres, Sr. Paula Wong, Suzanne, Aibee Mae Cua, Lawrence Render, Elicia Alla Scully, Domenico Federico, Agnes, W. Woo, Don Baylor, Henrietta Heir, Linda Dow, Kathy, Ron Tamm, Rodney Corsiglia, Phyllis Libatique, Dan, Diana Pacini, Yvonne, Jason Pimental, Eva Pepin, Annette Ward, Catherine De Luca, Gene, Pina, Ali Mae, Bill Henderson, Brigid Reginato, Mark Carico, Tina, Diane, Jean A. Massey, Peter P. English, Robert Elliot, George Wassmer, Totoy Aquino, Emily Lee, Carlos Galarrita, Jo Fernan, Al Moresi, Eleanor Dito, Lacey Sikora, Enrico, Betsy Goodwill, Archie Lotto & Mina Elie, Frances Marie Padilla, Kay, Ray & Tina Bianchini, Victor Lampe, Virginia Dunwell, Jean Patanè, Maria Groppi, Dee Massa, Chris Denny, Jerry Bini, Jr., Esther Castagnola, Valeria Brown, Beverly Kies, Martin Lamkin, Aloma Dawson, Special Intention, For our people in the Armed Forces, Irene Enriquez, Teresita Uy, Marilyn Marano, Frances Peters, Nancy Baccei, Anne & Walter, Ron & Jeanie, Necy Ago, Dr. Lorraine Sibley, Scott Bartlett, Gerrie Davis, Janet Johnston, Bill Sckzraybalo, Fred Hankinson, Jim Hutelmyer, Peter, Connie Heinze, Christopher Snook, Mike Sosa, James Horan, Loretta Tribulato, Rolando Rodriguez, Jiovanni, Edna Tavares, Pat May, Susanna, Rachel, Bob, Monchie Mariano, Nick Nessix, Gilberto Potoy, Mrs. Blanco, Rachel Pozivenec, Andrew Schott, Cheryl Thomas, Walter Anthony Merlino, Mary Ann Hulett, The Olsen Family, Bob McPhail, Charles Gibbs, Gary, Sr. Gil Lewis, Ken Beckingham, Alexis Ordona, Mary Drayton, Jody Hamilton, An ill parishioner, Virgil & Marcheta Pletcher, Tarooj Maaref, Evangeline Abriam, Ramon Fernan, James Swett, Jacqueline B, Bradley Scott, Lenny and her baby, Bert Simonian, Joanne Hesbett, Lorenzo Simi, Dolores Bossler, Alicia Jimenez, John Smith, Edmond Segrove, Juanita Estrellas, Marco Cuneo, Carol A. Garcia, Loretta, Smitin Mehta, Ann Murphy, Edwin Hickman, Barbara & Susan, Steven Lo Sasso, Ray Craine, Joephine Marie Barasse, John & Frances Capardo, Donna Rosinia, Phillip Kuykendall, Ronald Clifford Miller, Marcheta and Virgil Pletcher, Katushka Fischmann, Catherine Lehman, Elva Guanill, Susie Bruzzone, Lea Barbano, Lars Ullrich, Maria Groppi, Bill Schepani, Saul Ramirez, Diane Smith, Christiana Tran, Carl Zapp, Vincent Buckley, Ms. Colby, Christine Picazo, Joel Rivera, Janet & Thomas Luke, Lusida and her Family, Juner Valencia, Kelsea & London, Frank Cresci, Jenevieve, Jennifer Rosko, Irma Cortes, Maryam (for work), Rosina Alioto, Ernie Bristol, Brad A. Casey, Healing Juanita Estrella, a parishioner with a special need, Albert J. Sievers, Betty Baltazar, Tom Berrian, Sr. Erena Vasquez, Sean Mase, Barbara Wolf, Maria Christine Barden, John Daly, Joann Montalbo, Barbara Conlon and Family, Jeanne Roselli, Rich Mayo, Claire Tilton, Anthony Matthew Bruno, Candice Hamilton, Lee Goodin, Denise Rojas, Evelyn Zappia, Steve Benjamin, all the homeless & mentally ill of the neighborhood, & all parishioners in hospitals & nursing homes.

To have an intention included, please call 421-0809.

 

Liturgical Calendar

Sunday

01

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Monday

02

Athanasius; Bishop, Doctor
Tuesday 03 Philip & James; Apostles

Wednesday

04

Easter Weekday

Thursday

05

The Ascension of the Lord (Transferred to Sunday)

Friday

06

Easter Weekday
Saturday 07 Easter Weekday

Sunday

08

The Ascension of the Lord

Your faithful donations of last week:

$3,890.
Weekly Donations needed to operate the Church:  
$6,000.
Shortfall:  
$2,110.
Second Collection (Home Missions):  
$1,296.
Operation Rice Bowl:  
$363.

Thank You! Your parish needs and appreciates your continued support!

 

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