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In The Community —–—— Women's Day of Reflection ———– BECOME A LIVING PRAYER

-——— Villanova Summer Camp ———– Villanova Summer Camp for students entering grades 3rd- 8th. Camp hours are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Weekly sessions from June 20th to July 29th. Cost: $160/week. Spaces limited. For more information contact Jon at or 805-646-1464 x154.

—————Always Our Children————— The Catholic support group for parents of Gay and Lesbian Children from the Santa Barbara and Ventura area meets on the 4th Monday of every other month. We will be meeting on Monday, May 23rd, at 7:30PM. . This is a safe and comfortable environment where you can share your feelings and fears, and ask questions. The meetings are informal and confidential.

Saturday, May 28, 2011 9am - 3:30pm at the Siena Retreat Center in Ventura, CA. How do you transform your life into a "Living Prayer"? Join us for this day retreat as we explore the wisdom of St. Theresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross and St. Francis of Assisi. Using their wisdom we will learn about and practice ways to find the Sacred in the ordinary and "Become a Living Prayer". The cost of the day is $45/person which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For more information or to register please contact Veronica Marchese at or (805) 665-7511. You can also download a registration form from

-—— Families of Nazareth Movement ——– Summer Retreat 2011

For more information call 805/687-4338.


The Beatitudes of Jesus Christ: Vocation to Authentic Holiness and Happiness

8+ acres in Sunny Fillmore California. Camp includes: farm life, educational field trips, academic centers, music classes and swimming in a safe, healthy educational environment. Camp director is a credential teacher (K‐12 grade+ adult education). All camp leaders are experienced in working with children. All leaders are alumni of UCLA! Ages 5‐ 10 and 11‐14 (camp leader assistants) $350 for one week 9am-2pm in a Catholic environment.

-——- Catholic Singles Dance ——— Join the L.A. Catholic Alumni Club Singles for their Safari Dance Mixer on Friday, May 27th from 8:00pm to midnight at the Days Inn, 450 West Pioneer Drive, Glendale. Animal prints or casual attire. Tickets at the door $18. All ages welcome. Please call 818-759-1545 for information and a free event calendar.

-——–—— Camp Mariastella ———— For girls 7-15. Located in Wrightwood. Our camp buses pick up in Thousand Oaks. A week at summer camp is the best experience you will have. Contact: 818-285-1555 or

—————— Help & Hope —————— Out of Work & Out of Ideas? Come join us! Wednesdays from 7—8:30pm at Padre Serra Parish in Camarillo in the San Miguel Room of the Serra Center Contact: Bill at 482-6417 ext. 259 or

An invitation to gather for Eucharist, Reconciliation, Adoration, Spiritual Conferences and REST hosted by Families of Nazareth Movement. Santa Barbara Mission Retreat Center Sunday, July 17 through Thursday, July 21, 2011 Adults Only (18 yrs and older) Register by June 30th Contact: Kelly Babraj at or 310-897-0194. Registration form and additional retreat locations at:

————— City of Ventura Library ————— Tell the City of your ideal Library. Help the City and Yourself by participating in the on-line survey at and selecting, 'Ventura Library Survey - Read More', OR you may obtain copies of the survey at any city library or at City Hall. Survey must be submitted by May 27, 2011.

——— Calling all Young Adults! ——— Catholic Central will be an ongoing monthly gathering that will meet for the first Saturday of every month at Padre Serra Catholic Church, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, CA 93012 from 7:30-10:00pm. For additional information, contact Brett Becker at 482 -6417 ext. 135 or - 10 -

5-22-11 Bulletin  

Weekly Bulletin for Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Ventura, CA

5-22-11 Bulletin  

Weekly Bulletin for Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Ventura, CA