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
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time– July 14, 2013
All Adults ~ Single and Married, are invited to join us for this special event! See Page 6 for information on how to register…...
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 LITURGY OF THE HOURS: Monday - Saturday before 8AM Mass ROSARY: Monday - Saturday after 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
The Mission Statement of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Parish 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.
3175 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003 Phone: (805) 642-7966 Fax: (805) 642-7635
Parish Directory / Directorío de la Parroquia ADULT SPIRITUALITY: Patrick Rivera, 642-7966 ext. 114 ALTAR SERVERS: Deacon Michael & Lauren Burns, 642-7966 ext. 145 ARCHDIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN: Bernice Critchfield, 339-0480 A/V MINISTRY: David DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 109 BEREAVEMENT: George and Jan Standing-Roberts, 648-1782 BOY & CUB SCOUTS: Kathy Ellison, 658-6844 BULLETIN: Sherie DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 128 or email@example.com BUSINESS MANAGER: Lauren Burns, 642-7966 ext. 101 CATHOLIC CHARITIES: 303 N. Ventura Avenue, 643-4694 CATHOLIC DETENTION MINISTRY: Margaret Oberon, 794-0267 CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOLING SUPPORT: Mary Kielas, 650-7870 CHILDRENS STRING ENSEMBLE: Peter Shuere, 642-9998 PeterShuere@yahoo.com COMMUNION TO THE HOMEBOUND: Parish Office, 642-7966 CONFIRMATION: YOUTH: Karen Reynolds, 642-7966 ext. 121 Adult: Dn. Dan Bojorquez, 642-7966 ext. 146 Defenders of Life: Anna, 218-3093 or Carol 647-5345 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC: Vincent Dominguez, 642-7966 ext. 122 END OF LIFE MINISTRY: Mary Ellen Farley, 643-5262 EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Elizabeth Wurts, 644-8395 Mary Ann Decaen, 644-2160 EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Deacon Don Huntley, 642-7966 ext. 123 ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY: Ofelia Haynes, 644-3508 Ana Miller, 659-5547 EVENT COORDINATOR: Diane Frantela 642-7966 ext. 133 Faith Community Health Ministry: Debbie Lawry, 642-7966 ext. 154 FCHM@ola-vta.org or firstname.lastname@example.org FAMILIES OF NAZARETH: Phyllis Crews, 643-5361 FAMILY TO FAMILY: Mary Braitman, 647-5278 Albert & Janet Karian, 644-0660 FINANCE COUNCIL: Mike Coulson 642-7966 FRIENDSHIP SUNDAY: Darlene Holaway, 642-7966 ext. 118 GRUPO GUADALUPANO: Rosario Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149 email@example.com HERMITS OF ST. GILES: Mark Andrew Dextraze, 647-9089 FOOD BASKETS: Jerry Deal, firstname.lastname@example.org
MARRIAGES: To schedule date & meeting with priest or deacon, 642-7966 MEN’S MINISTRY: Patrick Rivera, 642-7966 ext. 114 MIDDLE SCHOOL (THE EDGE): Zach Eckert, 642-7966 ext. 125 MOM’S GROUP: Jeanine Walker, 648-4244 M.O.M.S. MORNINGS: Jamie Kuske, 351-5327 MOTHER’S PRAYER: Lisa O’Brien, 659-5307 NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: Aaron and Lee Ann Sanchez, 650-6734 NURSERY: Darlene Holaway, 642-7966 ext.118 OLA CLASSICS: Mary Kielas, 650-7870 PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL: Dan McGrath, email@example.com Spanish Contact (en Español): Tony Altorre, firstname.lastname@example.org PARISH PRAYER CHAIN: Juanita Trine, 644-5967, Gusatjed@hotmail.com RCIA: Deacon Don Huntley 642-7966 ext. 123 or RCIA@ola-vta.org RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Darlene Holaway, 642-7966 ext.118 RESPECT LIFE: Patty Berry, 642-4928 or email@example.com Dea Boehme, firstname.lastname@example.org RETROUVAILLE REDISCOVERY: Paul & Marisa Montgomery, 642-4023 RIDES TO MASS: John Stebbins, 644-4674 ROSARY MAKERS: Aurora Gonzales, 654-0316 SACRISTANS: Deacon Phil and Mari Joerger, 642-7966 ext. 148 SAFEGUARD THE CHILDREN: Dea Boehme 642-7966 OLAsafeguard@ola-vta.org ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY: 642-4104 SECULAR FRANCISCAN: Pauline Riendeau, 339-9446 SPANISH BAPTISM PREP. Deacon Raul Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149 ST. BONAVENTURE HIGH SCHOOL: 3167 Telegraph Road Mr. Marc Groff, Principal. School Office: 648-6836 STEWARDSHIP: David DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 109 SUNDAY SCHOOL: Jenny Elliott at 642-7966 ext. 124 , SundaySchool@ola-vta.org USHERS: David DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 109 VICTIMS ASSISTANCE: Suzanne Healy, Lic. Marriage & Family Therapist 213-637-7650, email@example.com VOCATIONS: Father Alex, 642-7966 ext. 106 VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: David DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org WELCOME COMMITTEE: Sherie DeVillers, 642-7966 ext. 128 or email@example.com WOMEN’S MINISTRY: Kati Escallier, KEscallier@ola-vta.org or 642-7966 ext. 142 YOUNG ADULT (FRASSATI): Sarah Kern at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISPANIC MINISTRY (MINISTERIO HISPANO): Rosario Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149
email@example.com INFANT BAPTISM PREPARATION: Pre-baptism instruction required. English: Deacon Phil Joerger, 642-7966 ext.148 Spanish: Deacon Raul Gonzalez, 642-7966 ext. 149 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Jose Rodriguez, 207-4371 LECTORS: Deacon Dan Bojorquez, 642-7966 ext. 146 LIVING MATRIMONY: Patrick Rivera, 642-7966 ext. 114 MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER: Russ & Jeanine Walker, 648-4244
YOUTH MINISTRY: Karen Reynolds, 642-7966 ext. 121 YLI-CATHOLIC WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION: Sylvia Barnes, 667-7234
Calendar of Upcoming Events Date
July 16,23 & 30
Year of Faith: Finishing Strong
Youth Ministry-Into the Deep
Parish News WELCOME!
Year of Faith Weekly Prayer Prayer for Respect Life
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
Heavenly Father, You gave us the gift of life so that we may come to know your love through our experience on Earth. We pray as a community for the right to life for everyone so that we may receive your full blessings, from the time of conception to our natural passing. Please especially bless those who are charged with making decisions for the dependent. We ask this through your Son Jesus Christ.
If you have any questions, please come by the Parish Office, the Welcome Table at Friendship Sunday, or call us at 642-7966
Our Lady of the Assumption Church NEW Parish Office Hours
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
Monday, July 15 6:30 Bill Gundelfinger (D) 8:00 Gene Lagotte (D)
Tuesday, July 16 6:30 Norman Clyde Mallory (D) 8:00 Jack Mellring (D)
Thank you for your continuing support of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. For the fiscal year July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013, our parish budget calls for $22,474.62 to be donated weekly at the Sunday collection. The collection for Sunday, June 30, 2013 is $17,571.75. The 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.
Wednesday, July 17 6:30 Sr. Betty Panero (L) 8:00 Genaro Larios Larios (L) & Nick Pizano Larios (L) Thursday, July 18 6:30 Mike Shanahan (D) 8:00 Alejandro & Maria Ramirez (L) Friday, July 19 6:30 Jack Mellring (D) 8:00 Nelson Del Aguilas (D) & Bud Needham (D) 5:15 Mass for the Unborn
Saturday, July 20 8:00 Lonnie Pierce (D) & Song Sayward (L) 5:15 Donald Sassen (D)
July 28 bulletinâ€”due by July 19 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
Sunday, July 21 8:00 Amador & Mary Galindo (L) 9:30 Mass for the People 11:00 Rod Brown & Family (D) 12:30 Misa Para La Gente 5:15 Hilaria Nava (D)
Pulpit Announcement Deadline July 21 Massesâ€”Due by July 17 at noon Please send pulpit announcements to email@example.com
Happy Anniversary! Pablo & Teresa Garcia
The EDGE-Junior High Ministry
20 Years on July 3
Wednesday, July 17th in the Youth Room from 7-8:30 for fun, food and growing in your faith
Ronald & Lisa Baldonado
Questions—Contact Zach at 642-7966 ext. 125
19 Years on July 16 Rick & Laurie Martin
Life Teen Youth Ministry
12 Years on July 21
Into the Deep July 21-25 Please pray for our visiting teens
To list your anniversary, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by the Friday of the week before you wish it published.
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship
Did You Know?
LIVING GOD’S COMMANDS The first reading forms part of Moses’ farewell discourse, a call to the people to return to God. It is not a legalistic summons; rather, it is an appeal to heart and soul. It outlines a command that is not impossible to follow, or too difficult to undertake, or too expensive. Look into your hearts, says Moses; there you will find what to do. Paul sees Jesus Christ as the image of God, the agent of creation and preservation. We sense, in his words, things profound: “dominions or principalities or powers.” But in the midst of that, Paul keeps his attention on Jesus Christ, head of the church. It is in Christ that we find fullness and reconciliation—in the blood of the cross. Luke’s Gospel illustrates the double commandment of love with the story of the Good Samaritan. The story is a radical one, for it comes to focus on the question of who my “neighbor” is. That neighbor is not identified with any group, but rather by the scope of our compassion.
Helping victims of abuse The first obligation of the Church with regard to victims is for healing and reconciliation. The Archdiocese continues to reach out to every person who has been a victim of sexual abuse as a minor by anyone in church service, whether that abuse is recent or occurred in the past. The Archdiocese’s Victims Assistance Ministry helps victims/ survivors who have been victims of sexual abuse by priests, deacons, or individuals representing the Catholic Church. The Victim Assistance Coordinator, Suzanne Healy, is available to help victims/survivors make a formal complaint of abuse to the Archdiocese, and to obtain support for the needs of the individual and families. Suzanne Healy can be reached by calling, (213) 637-7650. For particular help, you may call Assistance Ministry at (213) 637-7650.
Fingerprinting Schedule St. Sebastian 235 N. 9th St. Santa Paula
Thursday, July 18 12:00pm-3:40 & 5:20-7:20pm For appointment call 525-2149
St. Sebastian 235 N. 9th St. Santa Paula
Thursday, August 22 12:00pm-3:40 & 5:20-7:20pm For appointment call 525-2149
OLA Classics Coming Soon "Responding to Adult Children Who Have Left the Faith"
Appointments are necessary as schedules fill up rapidly. Please call in advance to cancel if necessary .
Marriage and Family Therapist, Linda Montoya will address this issue facing many of our families, sharing tools and insights to make this often heartbreaking situation an opportunity for grace. A salad bar lunch will be included. Watch the next bulletin for the date. Tickets: $10 Reservations-call Mary Kielas at 650-7870
Safeguard The Children 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.
Faith Community Health Ministry The Faith Community Health Ministry will conduct blood pressure screenings today and every 2nd and 4th Sunday after the 8, 9:30, & 11 a.m. masses in the parish hall. Please stop by & see us! - 4-
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship Year of Faith: Finishing Strong
Families of Nazareth Movement
Have you enjoyed prayerfully walking this faith journey initiated by Pope Emeritus Benedict last October (and ending this November)? Are you surprised how quickly the year has gone and wish you had been more connected to this spiritual opportunity? Whether you identify with either statement or find yourself falling somewhere in between, this July presents an opportunity to "finish strong" in living this Year of Faith. Mark you calendars for Tuesday July 16, 23 & 30 for the last three parts of our four part Scripture centered journey focused on the Year of Faith. Each night interested parishioners will gather from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Santa Cruz room with Deacon Don as facilitator. As a group we will use the book, "The Year of Faith: A Bible Study Guide For Catholics", by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. to grow in knowledge of this incredible and unique spiritual gift known as the Year of Faith. Anyone interested is asked to contact Deacon Don at 642 -7966 x123 or RCIA@ola-vta.org in order to order the book and for more detailed information.
Being Open To Be Helped By The Good Samaritan "Only someone who experiences the burden of sickness opens himself to the full care of the physician as the physician stoops down to him in order to help. The light of God, who knocks on the doors of our hearts, can be received only to the extent of our human insufficiency. We experience this insufficiency only to the extent to which we discover the truth about our own limitations and poverty." S.C. Biela, Open Wide the Door to Christ, (Ft.Collins, CO: IAMF, 2005), 153.
Families of Nazareth Movement (FNM) consists of parish based faith-sharing groups whose emphasis is on helping Catholics live out their call to holiness in the midst of the very real challenges of family life today. Tuesday morning 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.
Tender Life News Thank you for your support
Support Groups at OLA Church Cancer Support Group
Thank you for supporting the recent Baby Bottle drive. To date, we have collected just a little over $2100! Right now there are three expectant moms and one mom with a new baby in the house. OLA support plays a big role in helping these women turn their lives around. Thanks again for your support for the baby bottle drive and for the many other ways that OLA volunteers contribute to the success of Tender Life’s moms.
Were you just told that you have cancer? Are you scared, confused, and maybe a little angry? Are you questioning the right treatment options; who you will be after surgery; God? Are you a loved one/caregiver who is also afraid of what tomorrow may bring? If so, come to the Cancer Support Group and let the presence of God manifest in like-community lighten your burdens. Together we discuss frankly our ills and we discover new ways to support our health and well-being. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month in the rear section of the Parish House -- 21 N. Dunning Street. (The rear section is accessed via the back gate which is located at the end of the driveway.) Our next meeting is Wednesday, August 14th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Contact Rochida McClure at Rochida.McClure@yahoo.com or 805-746-0727 for additional information.
Prayer Shawl Ministry Explore knitting or crocheting as a prayer experience! Devotions and instruction is provided at each meeting. Donations of yarn, knitting and crochet supplies are welcomed and appreciated.
Our next meeting is on Saturday, August 10th. Thank you all who have donated yarn and supplies. They are very much appreciated.
St. Julie’s Chapel Adorers are always welcome. Would you be able to commit weekly to any of the times listed?
Please call Jan Parrone at 658-1904 for further information. Or visit www.shawlministry.com
Wednesdays 5-6pm Fridays mornings midnight –1am, 9-10am, 10-11am Saturdays 1-2pm, 5-6pm, 6-7pm We REALLY need substitute adorers!
To request a shawl for someone in need of prayers, comfort, or in celebration of a birth, please contact David DeVillers at 642-7966 ext.109 or email@example.com - 5-
If you are able to commit to one of these, contact Mary Ann at 644-2160 or Elizabeth at 644-8395
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship Many Meals Fundraiser
Women’s Ministry Bible Study
Many Meals will be having a fundraiser at Presto Pasta on Monday, July 15th. Please pick up a flyer at the Welcome Table at Friendship Sunday or print one from the OLA website to take when purchasing your meal at Presto Pasta on July 15th. 20% will be donated to our Many Meals ministry.
"A Journey From the Head to the Heart" invites all women to participate in our Summer Session Study "Growing In Holiness" which began July 1st and goes for 8 weeks on Monday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30pm, in a new location - Mulcahy Center (previously called Assumption Hall). Cost is $20 for the Workbook. Please bring your Catholic Bible. The weekly lessons involve study questions you do during the week for five days, then we meet on Mondays for prayer and small groups to discuss the study questions and enjoy fellowship. Please register as soon as possible to get a workbook. Registrations can be dropped off to the Parish Office with your payment. For questions please contact Kati Escallier at Kescallier@ola-vta.org.
Many Meals serves our parish family as well as the community as a whole. Our guests come for a hot meal as well as wonderful fellowship. We are blessed with a dedicated group of volunteers doing many different types of jobs to provide this meal service every week. For those who might not be familiar with how the program works, we have a crew who cooks the meal in our kitchen at Mulcahy Center. All of the ingredients for the meal are donated by our generous parishioners. The meal is then transported catering style, to the meal service location where there are several groups of volunteers who set up the hall, do all the kitchen prep, greet and serve our guests, assist them during the meal and clean up. If you are interested in becoming involved in the Many Meals program, please email David at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will add you to our distribution list and you will receive a weekly email with the work crew and food donations needed for that week. The program is set up to be very flexible for our volunteers. It is not necessary to make a long term commitment. You simply respond to the email with what you would like to donate or which crew you are available to work with for that particular week. Thank you! We would like to thank our parishioners for their generosity and continued support of the Many Meals ministry. Please keep this ministry in your prayers. For more information please contact David at (805) 642-7966 ext 109 or Diane at ext. 133 Meals being served this month: July 17 — Many Meals Meatloaf July 24 — Garlic Parmesan Chicken July 31 — OLA Shepherd’s Pie
Rosary Makers There will not be a meeting in August. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 11th 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. -7-
Together in Mission Update Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Annual Catholic Appeal “Together in Mission”« 2013 Annual Appeal – Together in Mission
Parish Goal: $ 128,991.70 Amount Pledged: $ 120,141.00 Amount Paid: $ 88,511.00 Balance: $ 40,480.70 It’s not too late to participate in this important campaign. Pledge envelopes can be found in the vestibule of the church and in the rectory office. Thank you for your consideration, Lauren Burns, Business Manager
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship
Respect Life Ministry
Defenders For Life
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS A PRO-LIFE CHURCH FROM CONCEPTION TO NATURAL DEATH
Defenders of Life is a monthly gathering of many people from area parishes, who participate in activities and events promoting pro-life issues. The group supports all ministries in all parishes in their pro life efforts to transform and promote the culture of life. The next meeting is on July 17th at 4:00pm in the Parish House of Our Lady of the Assumption. 21 N. Dunning St. Questions? Please call Carol at 647-5345.
As a Church, we have many opportunities through our ministries to show respect for life. Please choose an area from the following list that you feel called to. Contact the person listed for that ministry and volunteer. You are wanted and needed. For the Pre Born Defenders of Life: Anna 218-3093 Area Coordinator Carol 647-5345 OLA Scribe Life Centers of Ventura County: 600 N. A Street, Oxnard Lisa Gelinas 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
Beyond the Choir Loft Last month, our OLA School Choir took part in a Disney Performing Arts vocal workshop at Disneyland. The choir recorded a couple songs from different Disney movies and were presented a plaque for the school to acknowledge their dedication to music. You can watch and listen to our OLA School choir sing “Reflection” from the Disney movieMulan on our parish website at olaventura.com.
For Families: Faith Community Health Ministry 642-7966 x154 Nurses provide information and assistance. Living Matrimony: Patrick 642-7966 x114 Natural Family Planning: Aaron & Lee Ann 650-6734 Families of Nazareth Movement: Phyllis 643-5361 Family to Family: Mary 647-5278 and Albert & Janet 644-0660
THANK YOU to all of our acts and audience who made our 1st Summer Coffeehouse Night such a success! It was a wonderful evening of entertainment and fellowship with our community here at OLA!
For Those in Need Juvenile Detention Ministry: Margaret 794-0267 Visits the jail for juveniles. Many Meals: David DeVillers 642-7966 x109 Serves those in need. OASIS Catholic Charities: Anita 987-2083 x 103 Assists the frail and the elderly. Catholic Charities Office: 643-4694 Various needs. Holiday Food Baskets: Jerry email@example.com For those in need at holiday times. St. Vincent de Paul: 642-4104 Assists those in need St. Joseph’s Pantry: Mary Ann 644-2160 Helps the poor with groceries. Victims Assistance: Suzanne Healy, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (213) 637-7650
Our second Summer Coffeehouse Night is coming up quickly, so keep Friday, July 19th on your calendars and join us for a fun evening of music, laughter, and refreshments! If you are interested in providing a dessert or being involved as part of the evening's entertainment, contact Vincent Dominguez at (805)642-7966 x122, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Coffeehouse Nights are free of charge and are a lot of fun for the whole family!
Hermits of St. Giles Greetings, Well we are right smack into the middle of summer. I sometimes wish we had more sun during these months, but then I see how most of the country is suffering from the heat and I thank God for the cooler weather. It's in the simple things in life, the ones we mostly forget about, that God shows the wonders of His grace and love. When we move to fast we miss them and that beautiful encounter with God passes us by. Try slowing down a bit and embrace the simple things. You may begin to experience the peace that rests hidden there. Have yourself a most blessed week. Love and prayers, Bro.Mark
For the Sick and Dying Communion to the Homebound: Parish Office 642-7966 End of Life Ministry: Mary Ellen 643-5262 Bereavement: George & Jan 648-1782 Prayer Rosary in front of Planned Parenthood: Anna 218-3093 Eucharistic Adoration at St. Julies Chapel Elizabeth 644-8395 and Mary Ann 644-2160 Respect Life Mass: Every month 1st Fri. 5:15pm Prayer Chain: Juanita 644-5967 Gusatjed@hotmail.com We are His hands and feet. The instruments of His grace and love in the world, We are those called to "defend the orphans" and to "rescue the oppressed fro the hand of the wicked" (cf,James 1"27; Psalms 82:2-4: Proverbs 24)
The Hermits of St. Giles is a lay association of disabled men and women who are homebound because of chronic illness and disability. Their ministry to the church is to offer their sufferings for all through prayer.
Parish Spirituality & Fellowship Support Groups at OLA Church
Oración para el Año de Fe Oración por el Respeto a la Vida
GriefShare/Bereavement Support Group: This group is open to any adult who has lost a loved one through death. We meet in the Parish HOUSE (21 N. Dunning St.) from 6:30 to 8pm. The Group will be on break for the summer and will continue again in August.
Padre celestial, nos has dado el regalo de la vida para que podamos conocer tu amor por medio de nuestra experiencia en la Tierra. Como comunidad, te pedimos por el derecho a la vida de toda persona para que podamos recibir todas tus bendiciones, desde el tiempo de la concepción hasta nuestra muerte natural. Por favor bendice especialmente a los que tienen el cargo de tomar decisiones por un dependiente. Te lo pedimos por tu Hijo Jesucristo.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend will help you enjoy life with a new closeness to each other and God. Come join us for a weekend which gives you the time and tools to revitalize romance, deepen communication, and nourish the spirituality in your marriage. The next WWME Weekend is Sept. 2022 in Chatsworth. Apply on line at www.twocanlove.org or call Jeanine and Russ Walker: 805-648-4244.
Entrenamiento para Ujieres, Lectores, y Ministros de Eucaristía Lo invitamos a que comparta su tiempo y talento en el ministerio de ujier, lector, o ministro de Eucaristía para la Misa de 12:30 PM. Tendremos los siguientes entrenamientos: Enero 23 salón Santa Cruz para Ujieres 7pm Enero 24 salón San Miguel para lectores 7pm Enero 25 Iglesia para Ministros de Eu-
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.
caristía 7pm Para mas información comuníquese con Rosario 6427966 x149
Grupo de Oración de la Divina Misericordia
Gardening Volunteers Needed
Están invitados a este grupo de oración. Las reuniones son el primero y tercer 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
The Parish Gardens Need Your Help! The gardens and flowerbeds around the rectory and church grounds need some TLC. If you have a green thumb and would like to help, please contact Lauren at 642-7966 ext. 101 or email@example.com Thank you!
——— Adoración ante el Santísimo ——— Nuestro Señor se alegra al ver que cada día son mas los que lo visitan. Por esta razón hemos extendido las horas de visita para incluir el miércoles. El Santísimo Sacramento esta expuesto en la Capilla Santa Julia desde el miércoles a la 1pm hasta el domingo a las 8am.
Jobs...One Person at a Time Hello my name is Eddie Velasquez, I specialize in Concrete Work with over 25 years experience. I also have a Handy man service, general labor, Landscape, Janitorial, Painting, Hauling, Moving, Pressure washing. I am dependable and hardworking. Call Eddie at (805)302-4746.
Visítelo a cualquier hora y si se puede comprometerse a darle una a hora a Nuestro Señor los miércoles, por favor llame a la parroquia, 642-7966. -9-
In The Community
Ayuda Para las víctimas de abuso La primera obligación de la iglesia con respecto a las víctimas es de curación y reconciliación. La Arquidiócesis continua tratando de extender la mano a cada persona que haya sido víctima de abuso sexual durante su menoría por cualquier persona en el servicio de la iglesia, ya sea que el abuso haya sido reciente u ocurrido en el pasado. La Oficina del Ministerio de Asistencia Para Víctimas - de la Arquidiócesis ayuda a las víctimas/sobrevivientes que han sido víctimas de abuso sexual por sacerdotes, diáconos, o individuos representando a la Iglesia Católica. La Coordinadora de Asistencia Para Víctimas, Suzanne Healy, está disponible para ayudar a las víctimas/sobrevivientes a hacer -una demanda formal de- abuso a la Arquidiócesis, y obtener apoyo para las necesidades de los individuos y familias. Puede llamar a Suzanne Healy al (213) 637-7650.
Rev. Stephen Davoren Director of The Office for Vocations, Archdiocese of Los Angeles From Policeman to The Pulpit! MAGNIFICAT - A Ministry to Catholic Women Prayer Meal
July 27, 2013 @ 10AM Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Dr., Granada Hills, CA
Rev. Davoren will officially become the Director of The Office for Vocations early July and Magnificat is delighted to welcome him as our guest speaker July 27. Come hear Rev. Davoren’s amazing story of growing up in a large Southern Californian family, his service as an L. A. Police officer and Sheriff, then receiving the call to serve our Lord. Bring your parish priest, husbands, brothers, and sons! Mail “Magnificat” check for $26 by July 15, 2013 to 17836 Oakrock Ct., Granada Hills, CA 91344. After deadline $30. Questions? Pat Dunlap 818-346-5460. On-line reservations www.magnificatsfv.org
In The Community Retired Teachers, Nurses & Social Workers We are looking for individuals who can volunteer from 1-3 hours weekly or monthly to provide assistance to prescreened homeless on a one-to-one basis. Training and support provided. Make your own schedules. Call Kate Mills at 805-652-6111 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to leave a message for more information. Start during the summer or wait until Fall. We work with your schedule. Help us reach out.
Footsteps of St. Paul Pilgrimage You are invited to join Fr. Joe Parathanal of Holy Family Church, South Pasadena, Los Angeles Archdiocese, for Pilgrimage to: Footsteps of St. Paul-Turkey & Greece: (Oct 3 to Oct 15, 2013). Contact Bernadette at email@example.com or call (323-344-1548 or 323-547-6618).
SubRosa serves young adults in their late teens, twenties, and thirties in Ventura County & surrounding areas. Most events occur in Simi Valley, CA. SubRosa Young Adult Adoration is back! Join us every TUESDAY@ St. Rose Church, 8-9 pm +Join us as we relax & pray together in the really peaceful, quiet chapel. Come anytime during our hour. Feel free to send us prayer requests! SubRosa Camino Group: Join us! We will be walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain during the Summer of 2014!*Please email Amanda Dobrucki at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. For information about our Events please email us: email@example.com or check out our Facebook page. Search: SubRosa Catholic Young Adults.
Theology on Tap Calling all young adults between 18 and 39! Theology on Tap, the annual summer speaker series for young adults, is a great way to meet other young adults for fun, networking, and an opportunity to talk about faith. Enjoy a soda or a beer (with ID) while you get straight talk and honest answers to your deepest questions from expert speakers on faith, love, work, and other real life experiences. This event is open to all young adults, ages 18 to 39, singles and couples. Admission, food, and drinks are free! Theology on Tap is happening at Sacred Heart Church in Ventura in Biederman Hall:
St. Vincents of Santa Barbara Save the Date Do you have a passion for golf? Well, this might be the right time to sign up for St. Vincent’s Annual Golf Classic. The best part: You are helping children, families, and seniors in need. Tickets are now available.
July 16 Growing in the life of the Spirit –Fr. Jim Clarke
Monday, August 26th, 2013 at La Cumbre CC
July 23 Look WHERE for God?!? – Katie Zeigler
Aug 7 Financial Wellness: God’s Invitation to Freedom Mike Gonzalez & Dean Diomedes - 10 -
For more information, contact Lauren French at 683-6381ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org