3175 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003 Phone: (805) 642-7966 Fax: (805) 642-7635 www.olaventura.com
The Baptism of the Lord - January 12, 2014
ADMINISTRATOR PRO TEM: REV. ALEX AMAYUN ASSOCIATE PASTOR: REV. Adalberto Blanco PASTOR EMERITUS: REV. MSGR. DONAL MULCAHY
DEACONS: REV. MR. DAN BOJORQUEZ REV. MR. MIKE BURNS REV. MR. RAUL GONZALEZ REV. MR. DON HUNTLEY REV. MR. PHIL JOERGER REV. MR. ED MILLS REV. MR. CHARLES WESSLER SENIOR DEACONS: REV. MR. RODGER ADAMS REV. MR. JAMES M. FARLEY
SCHEDULE OF MASSES: Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM 5:15 PM (1st Friday) * Saturday: 8:00 AM, 5:15 PM Sunday: 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM 12:30 (Spanish Mass) 5:15 PM
CONFESSIONS: Monday: 8:30 AM Tuesday: No Confessions Wednesday: 5:30 PM Friday: No Confessions Saturday: 8:30 AM & 4:00 PM
* Adoration & Benediction for 1hr following 1st Friday Mass
ROSARY: Monday - Saturday after 8AM Mass
LITURGY OF THE HOURS: Monday - Saturday before 8AM Mass
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: WEDNESDAY 9AM UNTIL SUNDAY 9AM IN ST. JULIE’S CHAPEL OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION PARISH SCHOOL: 3169 Telegraph Road Mrs. Patricia Groff, Principal School Office: (805) 642-7198 ST. BONAVENTURE HIGH SCHOOL: 3167 Telegraph Road Mr. Marc Groff, Principal. School Office: 648-6836
Our Lady of the Assumption Mission Statement/Declaración de la Misión We, as faithful followers of Jesus Christ, create, nurture, and maintain a community of love through worship, reconciliation, healing, formation, education and service. Through Word and Eucharist, we seek the wisdom and guidance of the Holy Spirit, embracing the love of our Creator in each thought, word, and action. As humble servants of God, we remain faithful to the teachings of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, waiting in joyful hope for our Lord’s coming.
Como fieles seguidores de Jesucristo, creamos, formentamos, y mantenemos una comunidad de amor por medio de la adoración, la reconciliación, la sanción, la formación, la educación y el servicio. Por medio de la Palabra y la Eucaristía, buscamos la sabiduría y la guía del Espíritu Santo, abrazando el amor de nuestro creador en cada pensamiento, palabra y acción. Como humildes servidores de Dios, nos mantenemos fieles a las enseñanzas de la Santa Iglesia Católica Romana, esperando con gran esperanza y alegría la venida de nuestro Señor.
Weekly Reflection The Power of God’s Love
El Poder del Amor de Dios
Today we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus. Matthew’s gospel recounts that Jesus asks John to baptize Him “to fulfill all righteousness.” As Jesus emerges from the water, He is recognized by God the Father with these words, ”This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” So much is embodied in the phrase, “my beloved Son.” God the Father in calling Jesus beloved expresses His infinite loving relationship with Jesus. And Jesus’ willingness to become human and to be baptized defines our relationship with God the Father. Jesus models the relationship our baptism calls us to: We are God’s beloved children. We have been created to be loved by God—to be His sons and daughters. This is our ultimate purpose. The graces we received in baptism call us to realize that we have been made worthy. Our baptism signals that we have been freed from the doubts, insecurities, and fear of original sin. We are dearly loved; we are God’s beloved who are intended for eternal life.
Hoy celebramos el Bautismo de Jesús. El Evangelio de san Mateo recuenta como Jesús le pide a Juan que lo bautice para “cumplir todo lo que es justo.” Cuando Jesús sale del agua, es reconocido por Dios Padre con estas palabras, "Este es mi Hijo muy querido, en quien tengo puesta toda mi predilección". Es mucho lo que se personifica en la frase, “mi Hijo muy querido.” Dios Padre expresa Su relación con Jesús como infinitamente amorosa al llamarlo querido. Y la disposición de Jesús de ser humano y ser bautizado define nuestra relación con Dios Padre. Jesús modela la relación a la cual nuestro bautismo nos llama: somos los queridos hijos de Dios. Hemos sido creados para ser amados por Dios – para ser sus hijos e hijas. Este es nuestro propósito. La gracia que recibimos en el bautismo es el llamado a darnos cuenta de que somos dignos. Nuestro bautismo nos señala que hemos sido librados de nuestras dudas, inseguridades, y el temor del pecado original. Somos muy queridos; somos queridos de Dios y nuestro futuro está en la vida eterna.
Parish Life Baptisms
What’s Going on Around the Church? Thanks to all our volunteers, a lot is going on! If you would like to get involved, we are looking for:
Please pray for the recently baptized as they begin their journey in the Body of Christ.
The Nursery (ages 1-3 yrs) is looking for a volunteer to help every other Sunday beginning Dec. 29th during the 9:30 Mass on Sunday. For anyone over 18 years of age it is mandatory to be fingerprinted through the Archdiocese or the Ventura County Sheriff Dept. and attend the Virtus Certification class. Please contact Mari Joerger at 642-7966 ext. 125. • Photographers to submit pictures (in a JPEG format) from ministry events they are attending here at Our Lady of the Assumption.
Joseph Roman Estrada Vicente Manuel Oropeza II Katelyn Emma Zahn
————————————————————— Deaths Please pray for those who have recently passed away and for their families
Volunteers to help maintain the garden in the Santa Cruz room courtyard and also around the Blessed Mother statue in front of the Parish Center.
If interested, please contact Lauren Burns at 642-7966 ext. 101 or LBurns@ola-vta.org
Monday, January 13 6:30 Stanley Zurovski (D) & Tanner Chavez (L) 8:00 Ricardo & Purita Sabate (D) & Bea Mahoney (L)
Parking Lot Information We recognize that parking can be very challenging depending on the level of activity at the church and schools. To be safe and courteous, please park only in marked parking stalls. Do not park along the curbs or walls that do not have marked stalls. Parking outside of the stalls blocks cars in and violates fire safety codes. This is for Mass and any other church events. There is additional parking available at St. Bonaventure High School during Sunday Masses. Thank you for your cooperation.
Tuesday, January 14 6:30 Henry Joseph (D) & Ann Julia Wibbelmann (D) 8:00 David Gallogly (L) & Muriel McGlenn (L) Wednesday, January 15 6:30 Irene Duncan (D) & Gloria Garcia (L) 8:00 George Roland Schenck (D) & Tony Ruffinelli (D) Thursday, January 16 6:30 Sr. Gloria Valdovinos (L) & Julie Skowan (L) 8:00 Angela Carpenter (L) & Kati Escallier (L) Friday, January 17 6:30 Genaro & Nick Pizano Larios (L) 8:00 Annette Normandeau (D) & Chris Bardet (D) Saturday, January 18 8:00 Bea Mahoney (L) & Julie Skowron (L) 5:15 Margarita & Rene Auda (D) & Carmen Ramirez (D) Sunday, January 19 8:00 Eligio Miglia (D) & Kati Escallier (L) 9:30 Paul Bocovich (D) & Jeanne Tatro (D) 11:00 Dell Mercer (D) & Tony Ruffinelli (D) 12:30 Maria Loza (D) & Elena Filomena Ferrer (L) 5:15 Patty Chan (D) & Mary Secor (D)
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Calendar of Upcoming Events Date
Women’s Bible Study continues
OLA School Open House
Parish News WELCOME!
Our Lady of the Assumption Church Parish Office Hours
If you are visiting or are joining us for the first time, we are glad you came! All are welcome at OLA and received with love. If you are ready to join our parish, we encourage you to fill out the Registration Form and bring it to the Parish Office. Registration forms are available at the Parish Office or on the church website www.olaventura.com
Monday through Thursday 8:30am to 7:00pm Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm Saturday 8:30am to 12:00pm Sunday 9:00am to 2:00pm
If you have any questions, please come by the Parish Office, the Welcome Table at Friendship Sunday, or call us at 642-7966
Weekly Offerings Thank you for your continuing support of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. For the fiscal year July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014, our parish budget calls for $21,124.49 to be donated weekly at the Sunday collection. The collection for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2015 is $25,261.50. This collection is not only used for operating expenses each week, but also for any ongoing repair work, upgrades, etc. to our parish facility. There are many ways to contribute; credit card and automatic debit are available. For more information please contact Lauren Burns, business manager at 642-7966 ext. 101.
January 26 bulletin—due by January 17 Please send all bulletin submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Bulletin Announcement Submittal form on our website at http://olaventura.com/bulletin_form.html
Pulpit Announcement Deadline January 19 Masses—Due by January 15 at noon Please send pulpit announcements to email@example.com
Intercessions for the Sick There are yellow forms in the vestibule to be used to identify any individuals who have become sick. After you complete the form, it is to be slipped through the opening in the rectory front door. At each weekend Mass, we will read and pray for all the new listings, as well as those contained in the Book of Prayer Intercessions.
Together in Mission Thank You to everyone who contributed to our 2013 Annual Appeal - Together in Mission Campaign. The second collection we held the weekend of Dec. 15th raised over $5,000 bringing us within reach of our goal of $128,991.70! Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
Attention Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Sacristans and Altar Servers The liturgical ministry schedules can be found on the website at www.olaventura.com. If you are unable to be at the Mass you are scheduled for, please request a substitute through the online system. - 4-
Our Lady of the Assumption School News Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated at Catholic schools throughout the United States from January 26 – February 1, 2014. At Our Lady of the Assumption School, this week is a great occasion! We celebrate with a school liturgy, special recognition for our teachers and priests, service projects and two open house events. All parishioners, friends and prospective families are invited to visit our school on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 8:30 AM or Thursday, January 30 at 7 PM (science fair display and tours). Our parish school accepts applications for admission throughout the year. To apply for admission to our preschool or elementary school (grades K – 8), go online to www.olaventura.org . Screening for new students takes place in March and April, with siblings and parishioners having priority. The school website has additional information. Interested parents may also call the school at (805) 642-7198.
Safe Environment Safeguard the Children
What can I do as a parent following a trauma?
The establishment of the Office of Safeguard the Children in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the formation of Safeguard the Children Parish Committees in the parishes were mandated by Cardinal Roger Mahony in 2002. The Office of Safeguard the Children assists these permanent Parish Committees in implementing child sexual abuse prevention education, Safe Environment policies, procedures and resources. http://www.archdiocese.la/ protecting/ for more information.
Establish a sense of safety and security. It is essential that children feel protected, safe and secure in the aftermath of a trauma. Ensure that all basic needs are met, including love, care, and physical closeness. Spend extra time to let children know that someone will nurture and protect them. Children will need a lot of comforting and reassurance. If you would like a copy of the article “A parent handout for helping children heal,” email firstname.lastname@example.org. For particular help, you may call Assistance Ministry at (213) 637-7650. For particular help, you may call Assistance Ministry at (213) 637-7650.
Internet and Technology Safety 101 For Parents Is it a crime or is it teenage immaturity? What are the newest apps and how are kids using them? Not sure how to best protect your kids from Internet strangers and bullies? Hear experts from the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office and Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Computer Crimes Unit who deal with these issues every day. Parents, bring your questions and get tools to keep your kids safe.
Fingerprinting Schedule Holy Cross Thursday, January 23rd 1740 Cliff Drive 12:00am-3:40pm & 5:20pm - 7:20pm Santa Barbara For appointment call (805) 962-7311 Santa Clara 323 S. E St. Oxnard
January 16, 2014 7-9 pm Mulcahy Center - 5-
Saturday, January 25th 10:00am-1:40pm & 3:20pm - 5:20pm For appointment call (805) 483-6935
Appointments are necessary as schedules fill up rapidly. Please call in advance to cancel if necessary .
Adult Ministries Women’s Ministry
We continue with our Bible study series "A Journey From the Head to The Heart"~ "Spiritual Strength Through The Holy Spirit" ~ A Study on the Acts of the Apostles. (For Registration Info for the new sessions contact Kati Escallier at (805)642-7966 ext. 142) Bible Study Resumes on January 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm in Mulcahy Center
Confirmation Year 1 January 12th – Jesus and the New Covenant Confirmation Year 2 January 26th - God’s plan for your life – Vocation – Fr. Alex shares Vocation Story The Edge-on break until January 15th
Jan. 13, Lesson #12 Peter's Report Jan. 20, Lesson #13 Herod's Death Jan. 27, Lesson #14 Inner Healing with Fr. Mike Barry Feb. 3, Lesson #15 Preaching to the Pagans Feb. 10, Lesson #16 Controversies at Antioch & Jerusalem Feb. 17, Lesson #17 The Word Goes Forth
For more information about Confirmation or Edge, contact Karen at 642-7966 ext. 121 or 720-635-0857
Sundays at OLA Nursery - Ages 1-3 years Located in the Youth Room during 9:30am Mass. Provides babysitting while parents attend Mass. Volunteer needed to help every other Sunday.
March 7,8,9, 2014 ~ OLA Women's Retreat Titled “Called to be Holy, Romans 1:5-7 at Forest Home Retreat Center! Registration forms will be available by January 1. Registration is $180 ~ Includes all Meals & Lodging. Consider giving this as a spiritual gift to someone you know!
Sunday School - Ages 3-5 years Located at OLA School during 9:30am Mass. Includes lessons/crafts about church, God, & the Bible.
Liturgy of the Word - Grades 1-5
Contact Kati Escallier at Kescallier@ola-vta.org or
Begins in church during 9:30 Mass. Children are called during Mass to process from church to the hall with a teacher for their own age-appropriate Liturgy of the Word & discussion of the readings.
“Called To Be Holy”
Contact: 642-7966 ext. 118
Hearing God’s Voice and Discerning His Will In Your Life
Spirituality & Fellowship Rosary Makers Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 12th at 9:30am in the Parish House located at 21 N. Dunning. For more information or to have a rosary fixed, please call Aurora at 654-0316.
March 77-- 9, 2014 at Forest Home Ojai
St. Julie’s Chapel Adorers are always welcome. Would you be able to commit weekly to any of the times listed? Wednesday 10-11am Thursdays 6-7pm & 9-10pm Fridays 9-10:30pm Saturdays 1-2pm We really need substitute adorers, especially during the early am hours (midnight until 6 am).
Retreat Guest Speaker Mrs. Christine Watkins, formerly an anti-Christian atheist living a life of sin, began a life of service to the Catholic Church after a miraculous healing from Jesus through Mary, which saved her from death. The weekend will include meals & lodging Friday night through Sunday morning, Reconciliation, Eucharistic Adoration and Holy Mass. Praise & worship, an optional rosary hike, ample time for fellowship and quiet time in a beautiful rural setting in Ojai at Forest Home Retreat Center at 655 Burnham Rd., Ojai, Ca. Cost is $180 per person. Please consider sponsoring someone to attend or making a donation. Contact Retreat Leader Kati Escallier for more information at 805-642-7966 ext. 142 or Kescallier@ola-vta.org. More information on the OLA website.
If you are able to commit to one of these, contact Mary Ann at 644-2160 or Elizabeth at 644-8395
The next Friendship Friday is February 7 in the Santa Cruz Room following 8:00am Mass. Join us for coffee, snacks, and great company! Contact: Mary at 650-7870
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship
Cancer Support Group
Vea la página 2 para la reflexion semanal en español
Take the time to make your new year happier by getting the support God wants for you. Attend the OLA Cancer Support Group and become a part of a ministry that is just for you and your caregiver.
Bienvenidos a la Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Horario de la Oficina Parroquial
The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the rear section of the Parish House (21 N. Dunning Street) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Lunes a Jueves ~ 8:30am. a 7:00pm Viernes ~ 8:30am a 5:00pm Sábado ~ 8:30am a 12:00pm Domingo ~ 9:00am a 2:00pm
Next Meeting: February 12, 2013 Questions/Information: Rochida @ Rochida.McClure@gmail.com or (805) 746-0727
Grupo de Apoyo para Dolientes El Ministerio de Duelo de Maria Estrella del Mar ofrece un grupo de apoyo de ocho semanas para personas que han perdido a un ser querido. Las reuniones son los martes a las 7:30pm empezando el 7 de enero. Nosotros estamos aquí para servirle. Si gusta más información, por favor llámenos al 805205-3871.
GriefShare/Bereavement Support Group This group is open to any adult who has lost a loved one through death, whether your loss is recent or many years old. We meet in the Parish HOUSE (21 N. Dunning St.) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Entry is down the driveway, through the gate and backdoor. The group is led by Ken Lynch, a Bereavement Minister commissioned through the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Upcoming dates: Jan 21, Feb 4 & Feb 8
Grupo de Oración de la Divina Misericordia Están invitados a este grupo de oración. Las reuniones son el segundo y cuarto lunes del mes. Nos reunimos en la Capilla Santa Julia a las 7pm. Este grupo de oración abre las puertas a todas aquellas personas interesadas en acercarse a Dios y gozar de las promesas del Señor a Sor Faustina con el rezo de la coronilla de la Divina Misericordia. Para mas información comuníquese con el diacono Raúl al (805) 642-7966 ext. 149
For more information please contact Ken at 310-7209943 or email@example.com
Thank You from Food Basket Committee The Holiday Food Basket Committee would like to thank all who made the 2013 Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Basket event such a success. The food and monetary donations that were received as well as the hours of time from volunteers were vital to the success of the event, and is truly appreciated. We were able to assist 1,493 people who were in need of help over the two holidays, receiving food baskets from our parish. Thank you all for your contributions, and God bless you for all your generosity.
¿Quiere compartir su tiempo y talento como ujier, lector, o Ministro de Eucaristía? Durante el mes de Enero estamos aceptando nuevos voluntarios para estos ministerios para la Misa de 12:30 PM. Para más información comuníquense con Rosario al 642-7966 x149 o por correo electrónico firstname.lastname@example.org
Growing Your Faith New Session of Classes Growing Your Faith "Knowledge for your Faith Journey" New session starting January 21 Our focus will be on understanding the people who come knocking on your door and how to explain our faith to them. Classes will be Tuesday evenings in Hurley Hall from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Contact: Terri at 659-1217 or email@example.com
Faith Community Health Ministry The Faith Community Health Ministry conducts blood pressure screenings every 4th Sunday after the 8, 9:30, & 11 a.m. masses in Mulcahy Center. For information about the Faith Community Health Ministry, contact: Debbie at 642-7966 ext. 154 or FCHM@ola-vta.org -7-
¿Qué puedo hacer como padre/madre después de un trauma? Establezca una forma de seguridad. Es esencial que los niños se sientan protegidos y seguros después de una experiencia traumática. Asegure que todas las necesidades básicas sean cubiertas, incluyendo amor, cuidado y cercanía física. Procure tener tiempo extra para explicar a los niños que alguien los criará y protegerá. Los niños necesitarán mucho consuelo. Si quisiera recibir una copia del artículo “Una guía para padres para ayudar a los niños a sanar”, escriba firstname.lastname@example.org. Para obtener ayuda, llame a la Oficina del Ministerio de Asistencia al (213) 637-7650.
Service & Outreach
In The Community
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS A PRO-LIFE CHURCH FROM CONCEPTION TO NATURAL DEATH
St. Bonaventure High School
“Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven” Pope Francis
Respect Life Volunteer Opportunities Please see these listed below as well as additional contacts listed in the Parish Directory on Page 9 For the Pre-Born Defenders of Life: Anna Murphy 218-3093 Area Coordinator Carol Bohner 765-4293 OLA Scribe Life Centers of Ventura County: 600 N. A Street, Oxnard Emily Raab at 805-486-2721 Denise McElvogue, Nurse Mgr. 698-9315 Tender Life Maternity Home: Karen 653-7474 Respect Life Parish Coordinator: Patty 642-4928 Ventura County Pregnancy Center: 648-3301 For Those in Need Family to Family: Mary 647-5278 and Albert & Janet 644-0660 Juvenile Detention Ministry: Margaret 794-0267 Many Meals: David at email@example.com OASIS Catholic Charities: Anita 987-2083 x 103 Assists the frail and the elderly. Catholic Charities: 303 N. Ventura Avenue 643-4694 St. Joseph’s Pantry: Mary Ann 644-2160
Information Open House St. Bonaventure Open House is today, January 12, from 2:30-4:00pm. Take an interactive campus tour presented by our students and highlighting both academic and co-curricular programs. SBHS is currently accepting applications for the 201415 school year. Applications submitted by January 23rd for incoming freshmen will guarantee registration for the placement exam on Saturday, January 25th. For more information contact Deacon Don Huntley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 648-6836 x107.
Entrance Exam The St. Bonaventure High School Entrance Exam Preparatory Class will be offered Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19. Choose which date you would like your student to attend. The class is from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The cost for the class is $90.00. For more information, please call Shelly at 648-6836 ext. 226 or email at email@example.com.
Families of Nazareth Movement Adhering To Christ Through Our Baptism "Baptism is a mission for us that will not completely be fulfilled until the moment of our union with Christ." Tadeusz Dajczer, The Gift of Faith, 3rd. ed. (Ft. Collins, CO: IAMF, 2012), 172.
Prayer Rosary in front of Planned Parenthood: Anna Murphy 218
group meets @ 9:30 am at the Parish House. Contact Lyla Alexander at 644-5795 for info. Wednesday evening group is @ 7:30 pm in the San Miguel Room at the Parish Center. Contact Phyllis Crews at 805-643-5361 for more info. You may seek additional information at: http://www.familiesofnazareth.us/
Walk For Life
Many Meals serves our parish family as well as the community as a whole. Our guests come for a hot meal as well as faith sharing fellowship. “We are blessed with a ministry of dedicated volunteers doing many different types of jobs to provide this meal service every week.”
Please join Pro Life people from all Ventura area parishes on Friday Jan. 17th to pray peacefully for an end to abortion. We meet at 3:00pm at the Ventura Government Center located on Victoria and Telephone, walk to Planned Parenthood located at Ralston & Saratoga and pray the Rosary. All parishes, grammar schools, high schools, and college students are welcome. The presence of our Knights of Columbus is encouraged. Please use non-graphic signs. Please join those who pray for an end to slaughter of the innocents. For more information please call Anna Murphy 218-3093
We are always in need of more volunteers! If you are interested in becoming involved in the Many Meals program, please email David at firstname.lastname@example.org. Many Meals is held on Wednesdays from 6-7:00pm at College United Methodist Church, 4300 Telegraph Rd. Please keep this ministry in your prayers. For more info please contact David at 910-5788 or Diane at 642-7966 ext. 133
See the menu online at olaventura.com
Cub Scouts Attention parents of Cub Scouts! If your son has or will earn either the Light of Christ Religious Emblem or the Parvuli Dei Religious Emblem this year, please contact Kathy Ellison. We want to recognize his achievement on Scout Sunday, February 2. Contact Kathy Ellison at - 8 - (805)658-6844 or Kathy.Ellison.email@example.com
Parish Directory / Directorío de la Parroquia DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN ED MILLS, EXT. 152 PARISH PHONE NUMBER: 642-7966
SERVICE & OUTREACH DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN CHARLES WESSLER, EXT. 126
ADULT MINISTRIES DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN DON BOJORQUEZ, EXT. 146
COMMUNION TO THE HOMEBOUND: Parish Office, 642-7966 FOOD BASKETS: Jerry Deal, 339-0260 PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: Jan Parrone, 658-1904 RESPECT LIFE: Patty Berry, 642-4928 or firstname.lastname@example.org Dea Boehme, email@example.com RIDES TO MASS: John Stebbins, 644-4674 ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY: 642-4104
WOMEN’S MINISTRY: Kati Escallier, KEscallier@ola-vta.org or 642-7966 ext. 142 MEN’S MINISTRY: Patrick Rivera, 642-7966 ext. 114 LIVING MATRIMONY: Patrick Rivera, 642-7966 ext. 114
HISPANIC MINISTRIES (MINISTERIO HISPANO): DN RAUL GONZALEZ, EXT. 149, firstname.lastname@example.org DEPARMTNET HEAD: ROSARIO GONZALES, EXT. 149
SPIRITUALITY & FELLOWSHIP DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN PHIL JOERGER, EXT. 148
GRUPO GUADALUPANO: Rosario Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149 email@example.com
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Elizabeth Wurts, 644-8395 Mary Ann Decaen, 644-2160 Faith Community Health Ministry: Debbie Lawry, 642-7966 ext. 154 FCHM@ola-vta.org or firstname.lastname@example.org FRIENDSHIP SUNDAY: Diane Frantela, 642-7966 ext. 133 INFANT BAPTISM PREPARATION: Pre-baptism instruction required.
LITURGICAL MINISTRIES DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN MIKE BURNS, EXT. 145
ALTAR SERVERS: Deryl & Margaret Franzel, 644-5449 email@example.com END OF LIFE MINISTRY: Mary Ellen Farley, 643-5262 FUNERAL COORDINATORS: George and Jan Standing-Roberts, 648-1782 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC: Vincent Dominguez, 642-7966 ext. 122 EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Deacon Don Huntley, 642-7966 ext. 123 ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY: Ofelia Haynes, 644-3508 Ana Miller, 659-5547 LECTORS: Deacon Dan Bojorquez, 642-7966 ext. 146 MARRIAGES: Please contact Father Alex to schedule a date and meeting, 642-7966 ext. 106 SACRISTANS: Deacon Phil and Mari Joerger, 642-7966 ext. 148 USHERS: Deacon Mike Burns, 642-7966 ext. 145
English: Deacon Phil Joerger, 642-7966 ext.148 Spanish: Deacon Raul Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149 MOM’S GROUP: Jeanine Walker, 648-4244 M.O.M.S. MORNINGS: Jamie Kuske, 510-681-4259, firstname.lastname@example.org MOTHER’S PRAYER: Lisa O’Brien, 659-5307 NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: Aaron and Lee Ann Sanchez, 650-6734 OLA CLASSICS: Mary Kielas, 650-7870 PARISH PRAYER CHAIN: Juanita Trine, 644-5967, Gusatjed@hotmail.com ROSARY MAKERS: Aurora Gonzales, 654-0316 SECULAR FRANCISCAN: Pauline Riendeau, 339-9446 VOCATIONS: Father Alex, 642-7966 ext. 106 WELCOME COMMITTEE: Sherie DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 128 or email@example.com YOUNG ADULT (FRASSATI): Sarah Kern at firstname.lastname@example.org
BULLETIN: 642-7966 ext. 128 or email@example.com BUSINESS MANAGER: Lauren Burns, 642-7966 ext. 101 EVENT COORDINATOR: Diane Frantela 642-7966 ext. 133 FINANCE COUNCIL: Paul Derse, 642-7966 PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: Dan McGrath, firstname.lastname@example.org Spanish Contact (en Español): Tony Altorre, email@example.com
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HEAD: DN DON HUNTLEY, EXT. 147
IN THE COMMUNITY
ARCHDIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN: Bernice Critchfield, 339 -0480 BOY & CUB SCOUTS: Kathy Ellison, 658-6844 CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOLING SUPPORT: Mary Kielas, 650-7870 CHESS CLUB: Peter Shuere, 642-9998 PeterShuere@yahoo.com CHILDRENS STRING ENSEMBLE: Peter Shuere, 642-9998 PeterShuere@yahoo.com Defenders of Life: Anna Murphy, 218-3093 or Carol 647-5345 FAMILIES OF NAZARETH: Phyllis Crews, 643-5361 HERMITS OF ST. GILES: Mark Andrew Dextraze, 647-9089 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Jose Rodriguez, 207-4371 or Jerry Deal, 339-
CONFIRMATION: YOUTH: Karen Reynolds, 642-7966 ext. 121 Adult: Dn. Dan Bojorquez, 642-7966 ext. 146 ELEMENTARY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Darlene Holaway, 642-7966 ext.118 MIDDLE SCHOOL (THE EDGE): Karen Reynolds, 642-7966 ext. 121 NURSERY: Darlene Holaway, 642-7966 ext.118 RCIA: Deacon Don Huntley 642-7966 ext. 123 or RCIA@ola-vta.org SAFEGUARD THE CHILDREN: Dea Boehme 642-7966 OLAsafeguard@ola-vta.org SUNDAY SCHOOL: Jenny Elliott at 642-7966 ext. 124 , SundaySchool@ola-vta.org
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Our Parish in Pictures
OLA Classics taking a break
Outdoor Mass BBQ Crew
Patrick serenades at the Outdoor Mass
Guadalupe Celebrations Preschool Christmas Carolers OLA Youth Ministry窶年icaragua 2013