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SAINT F RANCIS OF AS S ISI CATHOL IC CHURC H

FEBRUARY 10, 2013 / 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME 10 DE FEBRERO 2013 / QUINTO DOMINGO DEL ORDINARIO TIEMPO

701 State Route 431, Incline Village, NV 89451 775.831.0490 office 775.831.2045 fax www.sftahoe.org

GOD’S CALL

EL LLAMADO DE DIOS

In today’s scriptures we hear three instances of people receiving and responding to a call from God. These accounts follow the pattern of most scriptural call narratives: a divine presence appears and speaks; the person expresses fear or unworthiness, receives encouragement, and finally responds to God’s call. Today’s first reading shows an unworthy Isaiah responding to the Lord’s call, “Here I am; send me!” (Isaiah 6:8). In the second reading Paul tells us that, even though he had persecuted the church, he was called to be an apostle. In the Gospel, despite Simon Peter’s protest that he is a sinner, Jesus calls James, John, and Simon to follow him. They leave everything they have and follow Jesus—that is, they become Jesus’ disciples. These scriptures can challenge us to take stock of our lives. How do we experience Jesus’ call to discipleship in our lives? How well and faithfully are we responding?

En las lecturas de hoy podemos oír tres ocasiones en que algunas personas reciben y responden a un llamado de Dios. Estos relatos siguen el patrón de la mayoría de los relatos de llamados: una presencia divina aparece y habla; la persona expresa temor o no ser digna, recibe aliento, y finalmente responde al llamado de Dios. La primer lectura de hoy muestra a un indigno Isaías respondiendo al llamado de Dios: “Aquí estoy, Señor, envíame” (Isaías 6:8). En la segunda lectura Pablo nos dice que, aunque había perseguido a la Iglesia, fue llamado a ser apóstol. En el Evangelio, a pesar de la protesta de Simón Pedro de que es pecador, Jesús llama a Santiago, a Juan y a Simón para que lo sigan. Dejan todo lo que poseen y siguen a Jesús —es decir, se convierten en discípulos de Jesús. Estas lecturas bíblicas desafían a evaluar nuestras vidas. ¿Cómo sentimos en nuestras vidas el llamado de Jesús a ser discípulos? ¿Estamos respondiendo bien y con fidelidad?

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Welcome to Saint Francis of Assisi /

Bienvenida a St. Francisco de Asís Vision Statement: Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church shall be known as a vibrant parish and center of spirituality for North Lake Tahoe where parishioners and visitors are actively committed to sharing their love, talent, and treasures in ministering to the spiritual growth, and needs of others. Mission Statement: Guided by the Holy Spirit, we are a Catholic faith community welcoming all to experience the presence of God by celebrating the Eucharist and embracing the teaching of the Holy Scriptures and Traditions. We minister to all people of North Lake Tahoe where diversity, life challenges, spiritual growth and respect for our precious resources are celebrated and embraced by providing compassionate services through Christ.

Pastor: Reverend William “Bill” Nadeau williamomi@msn.com Deacon: Don Korson donald_korson@yahoo.com OR (775) 852-3650 Music Liturgy Director & Media: Lynne Cibulsky lynnec@SFTahoe.org Assoc. Music Director: Tim Callicrate tim2tahoe@msn.com Religious Education: Jodi Clouthier jodic@SFTahoe.org Administrative Assistant: Liz Correa lizc@SFTahoe.org Parish Administrator: TBA TBA Pastoral Associate: Katie Christensen katie.tahoe@gmail.com Hispanic Ministries: Deacon Jose Castro castrojose71@live.com Youth Ministry Leader: Tim Kelly timk@sftahoe.org Front Office: RecepD@sftahoe.org Grounds & Building Maintenance: John McManus (775) 831-0490

OFFICE HOURS Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm

Declaración De Visión La Iglesia de San Francisco de Asís es conocida como una parroquia vibrante y el centro de la espiritualidad para Lake Tahoe donde parroquianos y visitantes están comprometidos activamente a compartir su amor, su talento y atender al desarrollo espiritual y las necesidades de los otros. Declaración de Misión

Guiados por el Espíritu Santo, somos una comunidad de fe y les damos la bienvenida a todos para que experimenten la presencia de Dios mediante la celebración de la Eucaristía que acepten las enseñanzas de las Sagradas Escrituras y las tradiciones. Servimos a toda la gente del norte de Lake Tahoe, donde la diversidad los desafíos, de la vida, el crecimiento espiritual y el respeto de nuestros recursos que son apreciados y son celebrados a través de los servicios de Cristo compasivo.

Mass Schedule / Horario de Misa Saturday: 5:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm (Español) Weekdays: 9:00 am (Tuesday—Friday) Beginning Feb. 18th—9 am on Mondays during Lent

Sacraments Reconciliation: Saturdays—4:00 pm (or by appointment)

Reconciliación en Español: Domingos a las 4:30 pm

Parish Ministries and Programs /

Ministerios y Programas de Parroquia

In a wonderful and committed sense of Christian stewardship, St. Francis of Assisi parishioners are active in over 30 ministries and programs. We strongly encourage you to get involved in one which serves as a good use of your passion, time, talent, and treasure. For a complete listing of all ministries, programs, and contacts, please visit our new website at SFTahoe.org. (Our list is published in our weekly bulletin at midmonth.) Once at our website, you can also access our Sacraments /Sacramentos weekly bulletins and a wide array of St. Francis information. We especially encourage you to take Baptism/Bautizo: Pre-baptismal English Classes are held the first Wednesday of advantage of Online Giving (OLG), our new feature which allows you to make donations — regular and each month; call Cathy Cecil, 622-3378. Spanish Classes are one-time — all online. This mode of giving is not only held the first Monday of each month; call Natividad Morales, 832-8035 or 815-6835. convenient and simple to use, but provides year-end tax statements for your charitable giving. Clases Pre bautismales en ingles cada primer miércoles del mes, hable con Cathy Cecil 622-3378. En español, cada primer BULLETIN REQUESTS: lunes del mes hable Natividad Morales, 832-8035 o 815-6835. Please submit notices & articles for the church bulletin to: Ministry to the Homebound / Eucaristía en Casa: Lynne Cibulsky at LynneC@SFTahoe.org Please call the parish office, 831-0490.

Hable a la oficina. Marriage Preparation/Preparación de Matrimonio: For English, call Beth & Dieter Krewedl, (530) 587-1172 Pg. 2

PLEASE OBSERVE OUR TUESDAY 5 PM DEADLINE FOR ALL BULLETIN CONTRIBUTIONS. ALL REQUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL.


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WE SERVE AND PRAY TOGETHER Thank you to the following who are scheduled for Febuary 16-17

Gracias a los siguientes que son planificados para el 16 y 17 de Febrero

The Precious Blood will not be given during flu season.

NOTE to EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: If you are unavailable to serve during MARCH, please contact Pat Crow by MONDAY, FEB. 18th. Thank you!

Saturday, February 16, 2013 5 p.m. Mass Lector/EMB Altar Servers

T. Mercogliano, C. Mercogliano, DD. Clark Michael and Gayle Archer

Sunday, February 17, 2013 9 a.m. Mass Lector/EMB T. McIver, M. Chillemi*, B. McIver *EMB for #2: A. Demolski Altar Servers To Be Determined

11 a.m. Mass Lectors/EMB E. Daleke, J. Larson*, P. Crow *EMB for #2: A. Demolski Altar Servers Nolan and Neve Galusha

A Mass intention is a beautiful way to remember a beloved friend or family member, whether in death, for healing, in celebration of a special day, or simply for prayers & guidance. If you would like to request a special intention, please come by or call the office to schedule it for any of our weekday/weekend Masses. ($10 donation is suggested.). Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 9 a.m. Eleanor Soria† By Theresa and Harry Garstang

NOTE to ALTAR SERVERS: Please contact Melissa White at melissa@mmwhite.net if you are unavailable to serve as scheduled or if you wish to volunteer to become a server.

Please pray for the young men and women in our military. If you would like to add a name to this prayer list, please contact Lynne Cibulsky at (775) 831-0490. You may also leave your information with any office staff member. SPC Michael Landis 101st Airborne Division Ft. Campbell, KY Major Greg Ebert Nellis AFB Lt. Nelson Keyser IV USN-F-18 Pilot USS Abraham Lincoln

PFC Jamie Bonnenfant 99 Michigan Ave. P.O. Box 139 Ft. Campbell, KY 42223 Lt. Col. Michael Drew Travis AFB Lt. Michael Boutte US Army—Afghanistan

LT Jeannie Crump Major Robert “Bobby” Houston USCG—Sector San Francisco Nellis AFB Yerba Buena Island Col Kyle McClelland US Army Kabul, Afghanistan

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Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 9 a.m. Tom Mimiaga (Healing) By Marianne Mika Thursday, Feb. 14 at 9 a.m. Bill Barrett† By The Bruni Family Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. Marilyn Bergevin† By The Archers Saturday, Feb. 16 5 p.m. Maria Anastacia Serrano† By Dora and Carlos Diaz Sunday, Feb. 17 9 a.m. Albert Cuadros† By Patti and Dale Sharpe 11 a.m. Healing for Ted Fuller By the Community of St. Francis 5 p.m. Para Comunidad de la iglesia de San Francisco de Asís De parte de Padre Bill


JUNTOS SERVIMOS Y ORAMOS Spiritual Stewardship...Prayers for the Living Espiritual Administración...Oraciones para la Vida Keep in your prayers… Mantengan en oración... Violeta Avila Scarlette Bertolina Al Bonnenfant Jack Brosnan Christopher Carrette Ron Carrette Wil & Betty Clarke Jim Clements Gary Coblens Jerry Colligan George Conlow Gira Cooper Lynne Cox Bill Eadington Sharon Filardo Lucia Flores Jim France Carol Frenney Sheila Fruhling Harry Garstang Pat Grover Shirley Hack The Hansen Family Dr. Newt Hardgrave Maryanne Hey Don Johnson

Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Welcomes You! ¡San Francisco de Asís le da la Bienvenida! Registration & Change Form / Formulario de inscripción

Rick Johnson Mark Kaspar Gen Kellerman Madison Lewis Riley Loper Ramona Magallanes Dawn Maggio Ted Maggio Daryl Martin Butch McCarty Lauren McLaughlin Vilma Merlos Tom Mimiaga Scott Mitchell Cecilia Morales Tony Moulding Robert Parrish Simona Peralta Joan & Leon Pujalet Victor & Maria Ramirez Chris Reyes Megan Roby Mary Ann Sabia Steven Schmitz Butch Slagerman

Jacqueline Slagerman Rick Slavenes Wesley Stewart Petti Thall Ellen Tuazon Renato Tuazon Al Turner Saul Viveros Resendiz Courtenay Wallpe Karen Winn Cindy Wisner and Family Baby Xavier

Seasonal / Part-Time Full-Time

Family Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Nombre de Familia

Physical Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Dirección Física

Mailing Address ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dirección Postal

Phone ___________________________________ E-mail______________________________________________________________ Numero Telefónico

Correo Electrónico

Husband_________________________________

Wife_____________________________ Would you like envelopes?___________

Esposo

Esposa

¿Quiere Sobres?

Children’s Names & DOB ______________________________________________________________________________________ Nombre de Hijos y fecha de nacimiento __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Pg. 5


News from the Padre/ Noticias de Nuestro Sacerdote

With the theme “Open Wide the Doors of Faith,” our Reno Annual Bishop’s Appeal has begun. This diocesan wide fundraising endeavor of our 29 parishes of this diocese helps support the many outreach ministries and social services in Northern Nevada. The ever growing numbers of those faced with challenges to provide basic necessities is overwhelming. Our parish assessment this year is $76,263.00. This figure is determined by a rather interesting formula: the ordinary income from our collections for the past three years is divided by the ordinary income of all 29 parishes of the diocese for the past 3 years, which determines the percentage of each parish goal. I want to thank George and Carol Del Carlo for accepting the invitation to serve as our co-chairs for our CSA (Catholic Service Appeal) this year. Last week they mailed out a letter and your CSA form. If you did not receive it, and wish to support this worthy cause, please call the parish office and we will mail the CSA form and letter to you. I also am most grateful to those of you who have and will support the Bishop’s Appeal. Your sacrificial gift whether large or small will assist the Bishop in reaching out to others. Many thanks. Lent begins this coming Wednesday, February 13th. This penitential season offers us a very special opportunity to grow in our relationship with God and to deepen our commitment to a way of life rooted in prayer, fasting/abstinence and almsgiving. As a child, Lent was always about “What are you giving up for Lent?” As adults, we recognize the real grace from Lent is the opportunity to transform our hearts. Begin with this simple question: “What is God inviting me to change this Lent?” Each of us can immediately think of something that gets in the way of our being loving and selfsacrificing. Too often the ordinary conflicts, divisions, and difficulties in our family life are the result of simple selfishness on our part. For example, I may choose to stubbornly defend my opinion and not listen to another family member; or choose to intentionally hurt another; or maybe choose to hold on to wounds or resentments from the past. Lent is a great time to start a new pattern of prayer. One suggestion could be to use your prayer time to listen to God without other distractions. It may be a simple change, but it so important to have a listening heart, rather than always asking. Lent is a great time to change our eating patterns by fasting (eating only one full meal) or abstaining (no meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays of Lent). Fasting and abstaining also help us identify and be in greater solidarity with the poor of the world, who live on less than a dollar a day. What a great cure for sitting on the pity-pot. Lent is a great time to practice generosity or almsgiving. This is not just giving from my excess, but giving from my substance. Giving from your substance, is giving when it makes you change your lifestyle. Generosity is an attitude. It is stewardship; that is, it is admission that no matter how much I have, all that I have, is a gift from God and it is given to me to share with others. During our Lenten communal journey, the Lord calls to us: “Come back to me with all of your heart.” Wishing you a blessed Lent and a Happy Valentines’ Day… Fr. Bill Pg. 6


News from the Padre/ Noticias de Nuestro Sacerdote Con el tema ""abrir de par en par las puertas de la fe", nuestro Obispo de Reno ha comenzado la Apelación anual. Esta recaudación diocesano es el esfuerzo de nuestras 29 parroquias de la diócesis que ayudan y apoyan la extensión de muchos ministerios y servicios sociales en el norte de Nevada. El número creciente de los abrumados problemas para satisfacer las necesidades básicas e son abrumadores. A valuación de nuestra parroquia este año es de $76.263,00. Esta cifra es determinada por una fórmula bastante interesante: los ingresos ordinarios por nosotros para los últimos tres años se van a dividir por cada una de las 29 parroquias de la diócesis durante los últimos 3 años, que determina el porcentaje de cada objetivo de la parroquia . Quiero darles las gracias a George y Carol Del Carlo por aceptar la invitación a servir como nuestros co-presidentes de nuestra SCA (Servicio Católica de apelación) este año. La semana pasada llego por correo una carta SCA. Si usted no la ha recibido, y desea de apoyar esta noble causa, por favor llame a la oficina de la parroquia y le enviaremos por correo el formulario SCA a usted. Yo también estoy muy agradecido a aquellos de ustedes que tienen y tendrán apoyo del obispo de apelación. Su regalo de sacrificio ya sea grande o pequeño ayudará al Obispo a hacer llegar a los demás. Muchas gracias. La Cuaresma empieza el próximo miércoles, 13 febrero. Este tiempo penitencial nos ofrece una oportunidad muy especial para crecer en nuestra relación con Dios y profundizar nuestro compromiso con una forma de vida arraigada en la oración, el ayuno y abstinencia y la limosna. Como un niño, la Cuaresma siempre se trataba de " ¿Voy a dar lo máximo para la Cuaresma?" Como adultos, debemos reconocer la verdadera gracia de la Cuaresma, es una oportunidad para transformar nuestros corazones. Comenzar con esta simple pregunta: " ¿Dios me invita a cambiar en esta Cuaresma?" Cada uno de nosotros perdemos inmediatamente pensar en algo que se interpone en el camino de nuestro ser amado y abnegado. A menudo son demasiados los conflictos normales, las divisiones y las dificultades en nuestra vida familiar son el resultado de un simple egoísmo de mi parte. Puedo elegir o defender obstinadamente mi opinión y no escuchar a otro miembro de la familia. O quizás a elegir intencionalmente a lastimar a otro. O quizás yo elija aferrarme a heridas o resentimientos del pasado. La Cuaresma es un excelente momento para comenzar un nuevo patrón de oración. Les sugiero, utilizar su tiempo de oración, en un momento para escuchar a Dios. Puede ser un simple cambio, pero es tan importante para tener un corazón que escuche, en lugar de siempre estar pidiendo. La Cuaresma es un tiempo estupendo para cambiar nuestros hábitos alimenticios por el ayuno (comer sólo una comida completa) o abstenciones (sin carne el Miércoles de Ceniza, el Viernes Santo y todos los viernes de cuaresma). El ayuno y la abstinencia también nos ayudará a identificar y estar en una mayor solidaridad con los pobres del mundo, que viven con menos de un dólar al día. Que gran pena seria sentarnos en la lastima. La Cuaresma es un tiempo estupendo para practicar la generosidad o la limosna. Esto no sólo es dar de mi exceso, pero dando desde mi esencia. Dar desde la esencia, es cuando hacemos cambiar el estilo de vida. Generosidad es una actitud. Es administración; es decir, es admitir que no importa lo mucho que tengo, todo lo que tengo es un don de Dios y es que se me ha dado para compartir con los demás. Durante la Cuaresma recorreremos nuestro camino cuaresmal, el Señor nos llama a: "Volved a mí con todo tu corazón." Los bendigo en esta Cuaresma y les deseo un feliz Día de San Valentín… El P. Bill Pg. 7


Stewardship & Community / Administración y Comunidad Good Stewardship: Sharing Our Treasure

Your extreme generosity to St. Francis of Assisi is greatly appreciated. This is a reporting of last week’s primary collection (ending 2/3/13).

PRIMARY WEEKLY COLLECTION

Envelope

$ 1,576

Non-Envelope

$ 4,280

On-Line Giving

$ 1,680

TOTAL REVENUE

$ 7,536

Soles 4 Souls...Changing the world one pair at a time. Over 300 million children around the world are without shoes. Please bring any shoes that are lying idle in your closets and place them in the container in the vestibule of the church. When you take time to RECYCLE your footwear you are in fact, changing lives. Thanks for making a difference! Suelas para las almas... cambiando al mundo con un par a la vez. Más de 300 millones de niños en todo el mundo están sin zapatos. Por favor traigan cualquier par de zapatos que se encuentren inactivos en sus armarios y colóquelos en el contenedor que se encuentra al entrar de la iglesia. Cuando se tome su tiempo para donar su calzado, de hecho está cambiando la vida. Gracias por hacer la diferencia!

Issues of Peace and Justice Our readings today speak of God’s initiating forgiveness and calling into service – of Isaiah, of Paul, and of the fishermen apostles. We believe, of course, that these are some of the examples of God’s callings and that God also calls each of us. To what, though, are we called? The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church tells us that “making this [social] doctrine known constitutes a genuine pastoral priority, so that men and women will be enlightened by it and will be thus enabled to interpret today’s reality and seek appropriate paths of action: ‘The teaching and spreading of her social doctrine are part of the Church's evangelizing mission’ (Pope John Paul II).” “The Church's social doctrine ‘is itself a valid instrument of evangelization’ and is born of the always new meeting of the Gospel message and social life. Understood in this way, this social doctrine is a distinctive way for the Church to carry out her ministry of the Word and her prophetic role. ‘In effect, to teach and to spread her social doctrine pertains to the Church's evangelizing mission and is an essential part of the Christian message, since this doctrine points out the direct consequences of that message in the life of society and situates daily work and struggles for justice in the context of bearing witness to Christ the Savior.’ This is not a marginal interest or activity, or one that is tacked on to the Church's mission, rather it is at the very heart of the Church's ministry of service: with her social doctrine the Church ‘proclaims God and his mystery of salvation in Christ to every human being, and for that very reason reveals man to himself’” (Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, #7 & #67). Pg. 8


Stewardship & Community / Administración y Comunidad

GRAND KNIGHT: Torre Mercogliano ✤ Council Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month in our parish hall. Our February 11th Meeting times are: 5 pm Officers / 5:30 pm Business ✤ 4th Degree Assembly Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month in the parish hall. PLEASE NOTE: Our February 18th Meeting will be a MORNING meeting at 7:30 am

KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS ANNUAL CRAB FEED & LENTEN FISH FRY 2nd Annual Crab Feed Friday, February 15, 2013 at 6 pm in the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall Fresh Dungeness crab along with pasta and garlic bread. Tickets will be sold after all Masses in February. Adults—$35 Children—$10

Lenten Fish Fry Fridays, February 22nd and March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd following the evening Stations of the Cross service Fresh white fish, deep-fried in delicious batter, plus baked potato and coleslaw. Adults—$10 Children—$6 Pg. 9


Our Liturgical Season / Nuestro Tiempo Litúrgico FASTING AND ABSTINENCE The Catholic Church requires its members to observe certain dietary rules—fasting and abstinence—to recognize and mark the importance of particular days during its liturgical year, as well as to express penance for personal sin. The regulations apply as follows:

 Generally,

the laws of fasting require that on the designated days the person eat just one full meal and two smaller meals, and avoid eating between meals. Abstinence laws require that the person avoid meat altogether.  The

regulations governing abstinence from meat apply to all Catholics age fourteen and older. Adults who have completed their eighteenth year until the beginning of their sixtieth year are bound by the regulations that govern fasting. Pregnant women and sick people are excused from the regulations.  Ash

Wednesday and Good Friday are days of both fasting and abstinence; all the other Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence only.  In

addition, the Church encourages its adult members to observe some form of penance, perhaps including some kind of fast and abstinence, on all Fridays throughout the year.  The

Church also calls for fasting prior to receiving Communion during the Mass. In this case, the fast helps us prepare our minds and hearts for the great gift of the Eucharist by doing something physical to help focus our attention. Church law calls for us to avoid all food and drink, with the exception of water and medicine, for one hour before receiving Communion. Again, this regulation does not apply to sick people or others for whom such restrictions would jeopardize health.

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Our Liturgical Season / Nuestro Tiempo Litúrgico AYUNO Y ABSTINENCIA La Iglesia católica necesita que sus miembros cumplen con ciertas reglas dietéticas de ayuno y abstinencia a reconocer y marcar la importancia de ciertos días durante El año litúrgico, así como hacer penitencia por los pecados personales. Los reglamentos se aplican de la siguiente manera:

Las reglas del ayuno en general exigen que en los días designados la persona coma una comida completa y dos comidas más pequeñas, y evitar comer entre comidas. La abstinencia son leyes que requieren que la persona evite comer carne por completo.

Las normas que rigen la abstinencia de carne son aplicables a todos los católicos desde los catorce años de edad. Los adultos que han cumplido sus 18 años hasta 60 años están obligados a cumplir las reglas del ayuno. Las mujeres embarazadas y los enfermos quedan dispensados de las reglas.

El Miércoles de Ceniza y el viernes son días de ayuno y abstinencia; todos los demás viernes de Cuaresma son días de abstinencia solamente.

Por otra parte, la Iglesia alienta a sus miembros adultos a observar alguna forma de penitencia, incluyendo tal vez algún tipo de ayuno y la abstinencia, todos los viernes durante todo el año.

La Iglesia pide también el ayuno antes de recibir la Comunión durante la misa. En este caso, el ayuno nos ayuda a preparar la mente y el corazón para recibir el gran regalo de la Eucaristía también hacer algo físico para ayudar a centrar nuestra atención. La ley de la Iglesia nos pide evitar todos los alimentos y bebidas, con la excepción de la agua y la medicina, una hora antes de recibir la Comunión. Una vez más, este reglamento no se aplicará a personas enfermas o a otros los cuales estas restricciones serían peligrosas para la salud.

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Our Liturgical Season / Nuestro Tiempo Litúrgico Stations of the Cross Services will be presented at 5 pm each Friday during Lent by the following ministries. Our schedule for the distribution of ashes on Wednesday, February 13th will be as follows: (all are welcome to any service) Nuestro programa para la imposición de la ceniza el miércoles, 13 Febrero será de la siguiente: (todos son bienvenidos a cualquier servicio)

6 am Ashes 9 am Daily Mass w/Ashes 4 pm (during RE Mass) Ashes 6 pm Evening Mass w/Ashes

Daily Mass Schedule Change

Estaciones de la Cruz Los servicios serán presentados a las 5 pm cada viernes durante la Cuaresma por los siguientes ministerios.

Feb. 15

Hispanic Community

Feb. 22

Liturgy Committee

Mar. 1

Pastoral Council and Finance Committee

Mar. 8

Knights of Columbus

Mar. 15

Small Church Communities and Why Catholic?

Mar. 22

Youth Ministry

We will offer a Monday morning daily Mass during Lent, effective February 18th through March 25th.

New “Why Catholic?” sessions begin on Tuesday, Feb. 19th at 6 pm and Thursday, Feb. 21st at 9:30 am. Our 6-week Lenten sessions will focus on Christian Prayer, How to Pray, What is Prayer? and Meditation. All are welcome to attend, but it is very important that everyone who plans on participating lets the office know which day you wish to attend. Pg. 12


St. Francis of Assisi Ministries & Programs /Ministerios y Programas de San Francisco

We have a vast array of ministries and programs serving the St. Francis Parish and Northern Nevada communities at large. There are many ways for parishioners to become involved through the use of their time, talent, and treasure. We encourage you to contact us if you have questions or would like to become more involved in our faith community. For your convenience, this list will be published monthly in our bulletin. MINISTRY/PROGRAM

COORDINATOR

PRIMARY CONTACT

Altar Servers Art & Environment Baptism Preparation Blanket Ministry Clerical Support Finance Council Hispanic Ministry Homebound Ministry Hospitality Ministry Just Faith Ministry Kinder Church Knights of Columbus Lectors/Eucharistic Ministers Legacy Society Ministry Liturgy Committee Music Ministry Pastoral Council Project Dresser Protecting God’s Children RCIA Religious Education Rosary Ministry Sacristan Small Church Communities Stewardship Ushers Wedding Preparation Worldwide Marriage Encounter Youth Ministry

Melissa White Nancy Henderson Chuck & Cathy Cecil Annette Mimiaga NEW: Barbara Allio Diane Severance Deacon Jose Castro Wilma VandenEkart Vern & Pat Lucas Judy Grassilli Christine Duner Torre Mercogliano Pat Crow Roberta & Clay Klein Katie Christensen Lynne Cibulsky Bob Mimiaga Denise Azzara Jodi Clouthier Torre Mercogliano Jodi Clouthier Gayle & Mike Archer Charleen Knieriem Sharon Hatch Dave Collins Mike Pennacchio Beth & Dieter Krewedl Mike & Jane Maloney Tim Kelly

melissa@mmwhite.net nancyvsd@aol.com ifishtahoe2@hotmail.com annmim@hotmail.com NEW: bjaaa@aol.com sevgroup@nvbell.net castrojose71@live.com wilmas_books@hotmail.com pat@patlucas.com jag891@charter.net Church Office: 831-0490

Pending Change

pcrow1129crow@aol.com robertaeklein@gmail.com katie.tahoe@gmail.com lynnec@sftahoe.org Robmim@USA.net deniseazzara@yahoo.com jodic@sftahoe.org torremercogliano@yahoo.com jodic@sftahoe.org archertahoe@earthlink.net Sheenquilter@aol.com sharonhtch@yahoo.com dcoll27@aol.com 3puppets@gmail.com Krewedl@gmail.com wwmemaloney@gmail.co timk@sftahoe.org

NOTE to All Ministry Leaders: Please e-mail Lynne Cibulsky at LynneC@sftahoe.org if your e-mail address changes or you prefer to list a telephone contact number. Pg. 13


SUN/dom

MON/lun

TUE/mar

Kinder Church meets every 1st & 3rd Sunday during the 9 am Mass throughout the school year.

WED/mier

THUR/juev

Coffee & Pastries are served after the 9 a.m. Sunday Mass. We look forward to joining parishioners and visitors in fellowship each weekend.

FRI/vier

1

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

SAT/sab

2 4:00 pm Reconciliation

5 pm Mass / Misa 6:30 pm Grupo Biblico

3

4

5

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

9 am Mass/Misa 11am Mass/Misa 5 pm Misa/Mass en Español

11

12

9 am Mass/Misa 11 am Mass/Misa 5 pm Misa/Mass en Español

18

9 am Mass/Misa 11am Mass/Misa 5 pm Misa/Mass en Español

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria Kof C 4th Degree Mtg. 7:30 am

President’s Day OFFICE CLOSED

24 9 am Mass/Misa 11am Mass/Misa 5 pm Misa/Mass en Español

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

25

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

6:30 pm RCIA en Español

13

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

6:30 pm RCIA en Español

5 pm Mass / Misa 6-8 p.m. YM H.S.LIFE NIGHT Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

6 pm Why Catholic?

6:30 pm Grupo Biblico

15

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

8 pm Young Adults

NO LIFE NIGHT

6:30 pm Grupo Biblico

21

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

9:30 am Why Catholic? NO RE Classes NO Young Adults Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

3:30 Altar Server Training

Choir 4:30– 6 pm

14

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

9

4:00 pm Reconciliation

Choir 4:30-6 pm

Mass 26 Daily 27 9:00 am Misa Diaria

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

3:30—5 pm RE Classes

Daily Mass

6 pm Why Catholic?

8

5 pm Stations of the Cross followed by Knights’ Crab Feed

am 19 Misa9:00Diaria 20

6:30 pm RCIA en Español Pg. 14

8 pm Young Adults

7

Ash Wednesday Distribution of Ashes 6 am, 9 am, 4 pm and 6 pm K of C Council Mtg. 5:00 pm Officers 5:30 pm Business Parish Hall

17

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria 5:30 RE Family Mardi Gras (NO RE Classes)

6:30 pm RCIA en Español

10

6

6-8 p.m. YM M.S. EDGE

Choir 4:30-6 pm

NO LIFE NIGHT

28

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

9:30 am Why Catholic?

3:30—5 pm RE Classes

Choir 4:30-6 pm

8 pm Young Adults

6-8 p.m. YM H.S. LIFE NIGHT

22

Daily Mass 9:00 am Misa Diaria

5 pm Stations of the Cross followed by Knights’ Fish Fry 6:30 pm Grupo Biblico

6-8 p.m. YM M.S. EDGE

16 2 pm Vow Renewal 4:00 pm Reconciliation

5 pm Mass / Misa 6-8 p.m. YM

23 4:00 pm Reconciliation

5 pm Mass / Misa NO EDGE


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