September 11, 2016 - St. Vincent de Paul | Houston, TX

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September 11, 2016 - St. Vincent de Paul | Houston, TX
ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON-HOUSTON
HIS EMINENCE DANIEL CARDINAL DINARDO
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH
6800 BUFFALO SPEEDWAY, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77025
713-667-9111, FAX 713-667-3453, WWW.SVDP-HOUSTON.ORG
September 11, 2016, Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Pastor
Rev. Msgr. William Young
Parochial Vicar
Rev. Phong Nguyen
Deacons
Gus Camacho, Dan Pagnano
Business Administrator,
Meredith Wyzik, 713-663-3549
Director of Music,
Daryel Nance, 713-663-3539
Director of Liturgy,
Laura Rivera, 713-663-3528
Director of Faith Formation,
Nick LaRocca, 713-663-3565
Director of Communications,
Mary Gosline, 713-663-3546
Parish School, 713-666-2345
Fax 713-663-3562
Principal, Carolyn Sears
MASS SCHEDULE
Weekdays: 6:45 AM and 12:10 PM
Saturday: 8:15 AM, Vigil Mass at 5:00 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Spanish Mass: Sunday, 3:00 PM
Life Teen Mass: Sunday, 5:00 PM
Young Adults Mass: Tuesday, 7:00 PM except No First Tuesday 7 PM Mass
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION in the Church Adoration Chapel, 24 hours, Monday, 7 AM through Saturday, 8 AM
CONFESSIONS: Tuesdays, 6-7 PM and Saturdays, 3:30-4:30 PM or call 713-667-9111 for an appointment
HEALING AND ANOINTING OF THE SICK second Wednesday of the month after 12:10 PM Mass
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September 11, 2016, Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Letter From The Pastor
Dear Parishioners:
As most of you know I am a huge fan of C.S. Lewis’ The Tales of Narnia. In fact, I
like all of his writings. Mr. Mark Pike is the Dean of the School of Education at the University
of Leeds, England. He put together a list of 12 Narnia virtues —
1. Wisdom. The habit of making good judgments; discerning what is true and good
and choosing the best course of action.
2. Love. The habit of acting selflessly for the good of another, without seeking
recognition or reward; willingness to sacrifice for another; being kind, caring,
generous, and loyal.
3. Fortitude. The habit of doing what is right in the face of difficulty; the mental and emotional
strength to handle hardship, overcome obstacles, and endure suffering; showing confidence,
courage, patience, perseverance, endurance, or resilience in challenging circumstances.
4. Courage. The habit of overcoming fear when confronting physical danger or facing social pressure
to do what’s wrong.
5. Self-Control. The habit of controlling one’s desires, emotions, and impulses; being able to resist
temptation; waiting longer for something better.
6. Justice. The habit of treating all persons with respect and fairness; giving people what they are
due; not playing favorites.
7. Forgiveness. The habit of letting go of angry feelings toward another person, even while holding
wrongdoers accountable for their actions . Many people find forgiveness difficult when someone has
hurt them deeply. She forgave his crime but felt he should still suffer a just punishment.
8. Gratitude. The habit of feeling and expressing thanks.
9. Humility. The habit of being aware of our strengths and weaknesses; admitting and correcting
flaws and failures; being free from pride and arrogance.
10. Integrity. The habit of sticking to our moral values; following our conscience; being honest with
ourselves and others.
11. Hard Work. The habit of making a strong or determined effort to get a job done or achieve a goal.
12. Curiosity. The habit of being inquisitive; wanting to learn or know something.
For a fuller explanation check out the full article at a favorite web site of mine http://www.catholiceducation
.org/en/education/virtue-education/12-narnian-virtues.html . You will find serious and well-written articles there
about our faith and how to respond to the truths we hold in everyday life.
Although The Tales of Narnia is promoted as a children’s series [it is indeed one of the finest series for your
readers], adults will experience a new wonder and depth of truth that children may miss. I re-read the series
about every five to six years because I have changed and always seem to discover a new appreciation for the
truths Lewis presents. I also deeply appreciate his ability to present truth to children without being pedantic or
obscure. There is a fundamental goodness about the main characters without making them sappy sweet.
These stories can help your children truly come to know Jesus by understanding the relationship between
Aslan and the children. They can also learn a great deal about virtue, its opposites and redemption when we fall
from it. Good reading!
Pace - Bene
Msgr. Bill
Mass Intentions for the Week
K of C
Pancake
Breakfast
September 12 to September 18
Monday September 12, Weekday
6:45 AM - Harry Smith †, Brian Taylor †
12:10 PM - Carmen Esther Irizarry †, James Yu, Sr. †
Tuesday September 13
St. John Chrysostom, Bishop & Doctor of the Church
6:45 AM - St. Jude League
12:10 PM - Carl Triola †, James Yu, Jr.
7:00 PM - Dominic Phan, Emilia Blas †
This Sunday, September 11
8am – 12:30pm
St. Vincent de Paul Cafeteria
In observance of the 15th anniversary of the
tragedy of September 11, 2001, the profits of
the Sunday, September 11th Pancake Breakfast
will go to the following two charities:
1. The Archdiocese for the Military Services
USA provides the Catholic Church's pastoral
ministries and spiritual services to the United
States Armed Forces.
2. The 100 Club financially rescues the dependents of firefighters and law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
Wednesday September 14, The Exaltation of the Holy
Cross
6:45 AM - Bill Henricks †, Romulo Plana †
12:10 PM - Evelyn Berges †, Gladys Hurbrough †
Thursday September 15, Our Lady of Sorrows
6:45 AM - Nick,Claire & David Lloyd & Louis & Tuck
Berges †, The soul of Peter and Theresa †
8:15 AM - Leorardo Buhay †
12:10 PM - Zenon Cagaanan †, All the Holy Souls †
Friday September 16
Sts. Cornelius, Pope & Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs
6:45 AM - Lillie Mae Snotherly †
Maria Asuncion Maullon Asprer †
8:15 AM - The soul of Peter and Philip †
12:10 PM - Wilburn Banks †,
The Parigi Family Deceased and Living †
Stewardship Offering
Catholic Universityof America and University of St.
Thomas Special Collection this Sunday, September 11,
2016. Every dollar given directly supports financial aid
for students from diocesses across the country, including
ours. Please give generously.
Saturday September 17, Weekday
8:15 AM - Peter Cangelosi †, Olga Silva de Planas †
5:00 PM - Luprete & DeGeorge Families
Sunday September 18
TWENTY-FIFTY SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
7:00 AM - Sr. Patricia Przbyiski †
9:00 AM - Antonio & Mary Perez †
11:00 AM - Parishioners
1:00 PM - James & Marie Hobizal †
3:00 PM - Isabel, Guadalupe, Saul, Luis Perez †
5:00 PM - Richard Marks †
September 4, 2016, Twenty-Third Sunday O.T.
Offertory:
$36,625.00
Parish Pay Offertory
$36,999.00
Other Charitable:
$18,357.00
Total Contributions:
$91,981.00
First round baskets passed are for the Offertory and the second
rectangular baskets are for the Second Collection.
Bake Sale
SVdP ACTS Apostolate, September 10th and 11th, 2016
Please help support and raise funds to help others attend
and/or offset the costs of the upcoming Women’s (Spanish)
ACTS Retreat November 10-13th. Baked goods from our
talented parishioner’s will be offered after every mass
on the weekend of September 10th and 11th.
Thank you in advance for your support! GRACIAS POR SU AYUDA!... GRACIAS POR SU DONACION!
“Brillará el sol de justicia, que les traerá la salvación en sus rayos” Malaquías 3:20
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Altar Server Training
7th & 8th Grade Faith Enrichment
Program: An Amazing Journey of
Growing in Christ
There is an altar server training for new altar servers on
Saturday, September 24 from
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM in the
Msgr. Jamail Family Center.
To be an altar server one must
be in 6th Grade or above.
To sign up please contact
Laura Rivera at
[email protected]
Starting Sunday, September 11th we are launching the Edge
Program for all 7th and 8th grade students who attend Catholic
Private School, Private School, Public School, or Home School.
Teens will experience the Catholic Faith through amazing
speakers, peer disciplining, Bible discussions, retreats, and of
course through the Eucharist and Reconciliation.
We will regularly meet on Sunday mornings (except for all
major holidays) from 10:30am-12noon and have at least one
social or service event a month.
+++Due to facility constraints we are limited in a number of
teens we can accept in the Edge Program. Please don't delay
and register your teen ASAP+++
Elementary Faith Formation
ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE CONTACT:
Phillip Rivera | Assistant to the Director of Faith Formation
[email protected]
The Lord’s Day Program is a faith formation program for
children 2 years old through 5 years old. You may choose
the 9:00 AM or the 11:00 AM class, and they meet in the
Primary School Building.
Lifeteen Mass 5pm
and Lifenight 6pm: All
high schoolers are welcome to join us for
food, fun, fellowship, and prayer every week at the Lifenight
after the 5pm Lifeteen Mass, from 6-8pm. Come and take a
closer step to Jesus during these dynamic and fruitful nights! 911-Kickoff Lifenight!
Bible Study: All High Schoolers are welcome to join us for our
weekly Bible Study, Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm, Youth Room!
Lifeteen Kickoff: Our Lifeteen "kickoff" Lifenight is today, Sunday
September 11th!!!! This year's St. Vincent de Paul Lifeteen
Olympic Games in Houston 2016 will commence promptly
after the 5pm Lifeteen Mass, Sunday Sept. 11. Do you have
what it takes to bring home the gold for your class? Four classes will compete. All will get tons of free stuff. One will take
home the gold. Don't miss this chance to make your mark
(literally) on our Lifeteen program!
For further information contact the Coordinator of
Youth Ministry Pat Gunning, at [email protected]
The CCE Program provides faith formation for children in
grades 1 through 8. We also have a class for children
with special needs. CCE meets 10:30AM - 12:00Noon in
the Primary, Intermediate and Middle School Buildings
and the Msgr. Jamail Family Center.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION: In order to be
ready to start preparation for First Holy Communion, students must complete one full year of Catholic Education,
beginning no sooner than First Grade. This requirement
may be satisfied by attendance at CCE, Catholic School, or
Home School (provided the curriculum consists of daily
Catholic Education).
DOES YOUR CHILD NEED TO BE BAPTIZED? If your child is
over 7 years or older and needs to be baptized, we have
an RCIA program adapted for children. In addition to the
Sunday CCE classes from 10:30am to 12:00noon, we will
meet once a month on a Monday night from 5:30pm to
6:30pm. Please talk to Monica for more information about
classes.
Teen Confirmation Prep Program
Confirmation Classes: Classes
begin Wednesday September 14!
Genesis and Covenant's first classes
are September 14 and Revelation's
first class is September 21.
For further information please contact Monica Aquila at
713.663.3509 or [email protected]
The Prophets Bible Study
Not Registered?
The Thursday Night Bible Study resumed weekly meetings on September
8, 7pm, MJFC Main Room. Our first
study for the 2016-2017 season is Thomas
Smith's course on "The Prophets". This is a 10 week
study which is free and open to all adult members of the
parish. Please consider joining us. For more information,
contact Joan Molinaro @ 713-408-3556.
Go to the parish website
(www.SVDP-Houston.org) to access
the online registration. A direct link
to this registration
and program info is at
www.svdp-houston.org/teenconfirmationonlineregistration
Questions? Contact Pat Gunning Coordinator of Youth
Ministry [email protected], 713-663-3524
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Loving Embrace
Infertility Support Group
Thursday, September 15, 2016, 7:30-9:00PM
St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Msgr Jamail Family Center, Room 202
The meeting will feature Guest Speaker Brooke Jemelka,
MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Jemelka is one of
three practitioners with Caritas Women’s Care, part of
CHI St. Luke’s Medical Group Sugar land. Caritas is
dedicated to providing holistic, comprehensive, and restorative services for women from adolescence through
menopause. Honoring womanhood and the sanctity of
human life, Caritas Women’s Care offers on-site education about natural family planning and infertility in a loving, faith-based environment.
Contacts: Shannon Lassen, 832.978.6716 /
[email protected] or
Janel Greig, 713.586.9567 / [email protected]
As members of St. Vincent de Paul's Young Adults
(SVDPYA), we strive to live out our Catholic faith in
both word and deed. We achieve this goal through our
service, spiritual formation, and social events in support
of one another, our community, and the Church as a
whole. Together, we take up the call of bringing Christ
into the world! SVDPYA is centered around a 6:30 pm
praise and worship, 7pm Mass, and dinner every Tuesday
evening (except for the 1st Tuesday of the month), along
with an array of social and spiritual events. Come join us
at one of our upcoming events, or find our group on
Facebook by searching "SVDPYA" or email
[email protected] to get involved.
Friday Sept. 16 - Sunday Sept. 18: Bayou Awakening
We invite anyone between the ages of 18-25 to live an
awakening retreat. It starts Fri. Sept. 16, 5pm and ends
Sun. Sept. 18, 1pm. Cost $65 per person. Registration
deadline Sept. 10, www.bayouawakening.org
The Catholic's
Divorce Survival Guide
DVD viewing every Tuesday starting
9/13/16 – 12/12/16, 6:45-8:45pm, in the
MJFC. This will be a 12 DVD set viewing
with discussion afterward.
Bayou Awakening Retreat
Retreat for young adults ages 18-25. Sept. 16-18.
The mission of Awakening is to bring young adults
to a personal encounter with Christ, provide an opportunity for spiritual renewal and to connect young
adults to the Catholic church and a safe community.
Register at www.bayouawakening.org or by mail
before Sept. 10. For more info, 713-741-8778.
Virtus Class
Keeping the Promise Alive
Keeping the Promise Alive is a mandatory refresher
course for ALL Employees and ALL volunteers who
have taken Protecting Gods Children more than five
years ago. The course will be held October 11, 2016, 78:30 pm, in the Monsignor Jamail Family Center or you
may attend at the parish of your choice.
Keeping the Promise Alive Registration Process
1. Go to www.virtus.org and enter your User ID and
Password. If you do not remember your User ID and
password please contact Karen Johnson at 713-667-9111
or [email protected] to avoid creating a duplicate
account.
2. Next, click on the TOOLBOX tab and complete the
background check by selecting your correct date of birth.
Once you have completed both, select SUBMIT.
3. Please review your account information to make sure
your contact information is correct. Select UPDATE MY
ACCOUNT in the Toolbox tab. After you make changes,
select SAVE.
4. Next, click on Instructor-led Training to pre-register
for the “Keeping the Promise Alive” workshop. Select
“if you would like to register for additional upcoming
training sessions, click here” and choose the session/date
you want to attend.
You have now finished the preregistration process.
Click LOGOUT, located in the upper right-hand
corner of the screen to close your account screen.
ST. ANNE’S SOCIETY
St. Anne’s Society is an organization of mothers at St.
Vincent de Paul. It is a group of women who share and
participate in a vision of spiritual growth, service, and
social activities while cultivating a support system within
the Parish. Go to www.stvincentcatholicchurch.org >
Organizations > St. Anne’s Society for more information
on becoming a member or to renew your membership.
The Next Chapter: A Spiritual Group for Parents of
Teens and Young Adults Every Tuesday starting 9/7
through 10/4, 6:30-8 pm, MJFC 206. Arlene Schneider
will be our lead facilitator for this group which is
designed for Moms of middle schoolers, high
schoolers, and college aged children but ALL Moms
are welcome. The session topics will include:
9/13 Umbrella Parenting and Bucking the Entitlement Trend
9/20 Communication and Boundaries with Teens and
Young Adults
9/27 Stress, Anxiety and Depression in Teens
10/4 Family as refuge, social media and personal safety In
addition to learning about these topics and discussing them,
we will pray for our families as we navigate these years.
Norma L. McLellan St. Anne's Society Book Club
Featured Book: Circling the Sun: A Novel by Paula
McLain, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 7 - 9 PM, MJFC 208B
For more information go to stannessociety.org/
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Please come and join our amazing senior's group (50 years plus). We meet once a month on
Sundays from 2:15pm-4:00pm in the Monsignor Jamail Family Center (Rooms C&D) for
movies, religious or health related talks, bingo, and other inter-active activities. As a member,
you will enjoy your Sunday afternoon with food, drinks, door prizes and camaraderie among
fellow parishioners and friends from St. Vincent de Paul and surrounding parishes. It’s only $5.00 a
year to join! You have nothing to lose and only friends and fun to gain. Contact Marissa Garcia at
713-201-9740 or [email protected] for more information. All are welcome and encouraged to join!
Our next meeting will be September 18, 2016 at 2:15 PM. BINGO will be hosted by The Brookdale West University!
Adult Life Ministries
Opportunities to Volunteer
The area of Adult Life Ministries would be happy to
have volunteers to help with these activities:
 Teach beginning French
 Teach beginning Spanish
 Teach or coordinate a program in art and/or music
appreciation
 Any other activity that you may wish to offer for
adults to stimulate mental and social growth.
Opening Doors to Begin Tuesday Opening Doors is a
six-week program for adults who have experienced the
loss of a loved one due to death, divorce, or separation. It
is a place where you will meet others who can understand
your grief and support you during the healing process.
Begins this week Tuesday, September 13, the group will
meet 10:00-11:30am for six Tuesdays in MJFC 205. Preregistration is not required, and walk-ins are welcome.
JPII Study Group The JPII Study Group will begin their
weekly meetings September 12. They will continue to
meet every Monday at 10:30 in MJFC 206.
Spiritual Direction For an appointment with a spiritual
director call: Sandy Marcello at 713-529-8162,
Eileen Meinert at 713-363-1961, or
Elaine Caldwell at 713-663-3564.
JohnXXIII Study Group The John XXIII Study Group is
a venue in which participants use Vatican II and other papal documents as a basis for discussing current world problems and issues related to Catholic life. The group meets
10-11am on Mondays in MJFC 208A. All are welcome.
There is no charge and pre-registration is not required.
On-going Activities Free and Open to Adults
All are held in the MJFC
Centering Prayer: Tuesdays at 10:00 in 206.
Christian Meditation: Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in 206.\
Divine Mercy Cenacle: Mondays at 7:00 pm in 205.
Share the Word Bible Study: Thursdays, 10:30 in 206.
St. Teresa of Avila Study Group: Mondays, 11am, 208B.
JPII Study Group: meets Mondays at10:30 in 206.
JXXIII Study Group meets Mondays at 10:00 in 208A.
SVdP Book Club: Second Wednesdays at 10:30.
Opening Doors (Grief Support): Tuesdays at 10am in 205.
Cards (Canasta): Thursdays at 1:00 in 206.
Mah Jongg: Mondays & Thursdays at 12:30 in 206.
Mexican Train Dominoes: Thursdays at 1:00 in 206.
English Class (ESL): Tuesdays at 9:30 in 208A.
Italian I: Wednesdays at 10:00 in 202.
French I: Waiting for a teacher.
Interm French: Closed. Class is full.
French II: Wednesdays at 1:30 in 208B
Spanish I: Coming when a teacher is available.
Spanish II: Tuesdays at 1:00 in 208A
Continuing Spanish: Fridays at 9:30 in 208B..
Stitch ’n Time: Tuesdays at 12:30 in 208B.
Sugar Sticks: Wednesdays at 1:00 in AB.
Bridge: Tues.1:00, Wed.1;30, Fri. 1:30 in 206.
Tai Chi: Fridays at 5:30 pm in MJFC.
Bus Trips: As scheduled.
Bus Trip – October 12 Be prepared for a full day when
you go on the next bus trip on Wed., October 12. The day
will include a stop at the St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica
in Beaumont for a tour and opportunity to go through a
Holy Door. From there we shall go to Orange for lunch
on your own at Robert’s Meat Market and Steakhouse.
Then we shall spend a couple hours touring the Shangri
La Botanical Gardens where their fall decorations will
include a number of scare crows. On the way home we
shall stop at Gator Country to hear a talk and see a number of alligators. Don’t worry, they will be contained.
Boarding for the bus will begin at 7:30 am. A prepayment of $17.00 is due when you sign up for the trip.
Tai Chi A new class in Tai Chi began September 9. The
class meets on Fridays from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Main
Room of the MJFC. New students are always welcome.
French Classes French I has progressed to the level of
Intermediate French. A new class for beginning French
(French I) will be offered as soon as a teacher is available.
French II (Conversational French) will begin meeting this
week on September 14 and will continue to meet every
Wednesday at 1:30 in Room 208B of the MJFC.
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"Go to the Poor. You will find God."
Saint Vincent de Paul
Parish Mass to Pray for the Poor
Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Sunday, September 25, 2016
11:00 AM
"It is in prayer that we find the strength to be
sustained in the service of God and our neighbor.”
St. Vincent de Paul
“If you had but a spark of that sacred fire which consumed
the heart of Jesus Christ, could you spend your life with folded arms and abandon those who call for your help?”
Saint Vincent de Paul
St. Jude Membership Mass is celebrated at every Tuesday, 6:45a.m. Mass for members’ intentions. Membership cards are available in the St. Jude Alcove.
SAVE the DATE for FUN FEST!!
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will
hold our annual Fun Fest on Saturday,
October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016.
This event is a wonderful opportunity for
the entire church community, family and
friends, to come together for fellowship
and fun. YOU are the true treasures of
St. Vincent de Paul! The Fun Fest
celebration begins on Saturday night with
fajitas and Bingo! The excitement
continues on Sunday at noon with a
carnival complete with numerous game
booths, a petting zoo, rides and activities
for all ages. The festivities will also include
a DJ, a marketplace, food booths, and the
ever-popular beer and margarita tents.
The Jubilee Year of Mercy Has Not Ended –
Now is the Time of Mercy
Join us for an AMAZING 10-session Journey
Fr. Michael Gaitley weaves a
tapestry of wonder and beauty
from the threads of the dramatic
history of Poland, the transformative message of St. Faustina
Kowalska, the prophetic apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, the
powerful witness of St. Maximillian Kolbe, and the worldchanging papacy of Pope Saint
John Paul II.
But this is more than just a masterful telling of the “Second
Greatest Story.” Thanks to the
brilliant artistry of the Augustine Institute’s world-class
film team, this amazing story comes to life like never
before. In fact, you’ll not just learn about the consoling
message of Divine Mercy, you’ll experience it.
Tuesday, 7 PM starting Sept 13, in the MJFC
See a preview at: https:/vimeo.com/148172431
Join us in Closing the Jubilee Year of Mercy with
The Second Greatest Story Ever Told
We invite you to join in helping us make
our 2016 Fun Fest a huge success! We
will need volunteers to help with
BINGO night as well as Fun Fest.
For more information please
contact our volunteer coordinator,
Annie Fabio at aof[email protected]
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THAT MAN IS YOU! PARISH MEN’S GROUP
STARTS TUESDAY SEPT. 13TH
6AM – 7AM, PARISH FAMILY CENTER
WEEK 1 TOPIC: THE ISSUE IS LEADERSHIP
BECOMING A MAN AFTER GOD'S OWN HEART
FINAL Chance to Purchase a
Family Tile on the Legacy Wall!
The first year of the That Man is You! program, entitled
Becoming a Man after God’s own Heart, considers man
in his relationship to God. Join other men in the Parish
seeking to know and serve the Lord as a husband and/or a
father. Coffee and Kolaches served and walk-ins are always welcome! Questions? [email protected]
The Legacy Wall mosaic construction is in full swing!
We are working daily and making great progress. This
awesome 12' x 32' community mosaic will be installed
this school year! We expanded the size, so we are offering one last chance to purchase a personalized tile!
SALE ENDS October 1st! FINAL chance to purchase a
family tile on the Legacy Wall! All sales are made
through the SVdP on-line school store http://
svdpschool.corecommerce.com/
What is the Legacy Wall? The Legacy Wall is a special
SVdP community mosaic mural that will be installed this
year along the pathway between the school and church
parking lots.
To keep up with our progress, LIKE US! https://
www.facebook.com/legacywall2015/ Volunteers welcome! If you are interested in helping with the mosaic
construction, or would like to schedule a group workshop, please contact [email protected] welcome! If you are interested in helping with the mosaic
construction, or would like to schedule a group workshop, please contact [email protected]
Holy Cross Chapel Downtown
An “oasis” in the Central Business District at 905 Main
Street at the Main Street Square Metro-Rail stop, northbound. Open Monday-Friday 9-4. Masses at 11:35 a.m.
and 12:15 p.m. Confessions are 9:15-11:15 a.m. and by
appointment. Spiritual Direction by appointment. Contact us at www.holycrosschapel.org or 713-650-1323.
HOW IS GOD, IN HIS INFINITE
LOVE, CALLING YOU?
People who love sing songs of love, which express but
also deepen their love. Would it surprise you to learn that
in responding to God’s call, priests put their musical gifts
lovingly at God’s service?
Take Fr. John Moulder, prominent jazz guitarist and composer, and director of the annual weeklong Chi-Town
Jazz Festival in Chicago that raises money for hunger. Fr.
John is also a diocesan priest and arts chaplain for the
Archdiocese of Chicago. Citing Saint John Paul II’s
“Letter to Artists,” Fr. John explains that music can mirror God’s beauty and bring people into a deeper appreciation of it.”
Perhaps more surprising is Frate Cesare Bonizzi, the
“heavy metal priest,” who entered the Capuchin Order in
1975, carried out missionary work in the Ivory Coast, and
was later ordained a priest. Frate Cesare believed strongly
in music as a means of contemplation and spiritual devotion, and after exploring various popular styles became
passionate about the vitality, depth and truth of heavy
metal as a musical genre.
Have a gift given you by God you want to put to His service? Why not pray on it while listening to the lovely harmonies of the Priests, a trio of three Irish priests?
(www.thepriests.org/)
Brought to you by the SVDP Vocations Committee.
Pray for Vocations!
SVdP Book Club
The SVdP Book Club will meet on September 14, 10:30
a.m., in MJFC 206. Our September selection is: The
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Schaffer. 290 pages. A
brief synopsis: January 1946: Juliet Ashton receives a
letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a
remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during German occupation, and a society as
extraordinary as its name. Houston Public
Library has limited copies with several
holds; Harris County Libraries has numerous copies with almost no holds.
Available from Better World Books,
Half Price Books online (unsure about
stores), and other online and retail bookstores. Also
available in audio and electronic formats. New members,
and returning members always welcome. For questions,
contact Mary Ann Beachler at 713-665-0086 or
[email protected]
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“Follow Me” Daytime
Bible Study for Beginners
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells us that the
shepherd rejoices when he finds one lost
sheep. The story tells us that nothing and
no one is insignificant to God, who is compassionate and loving to all. Let us extend that compassion and love to others. Is there a neighbor or friend of
yours who is in temporary need because of a loss of a job
or an illness? Please leave a message for the Society of
St. Vincent de Paul…we want to help!
Call 713-664-5350 for help, or if you are interested in
membership in The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Please use the organization link in the Church website
(http://svdp-houston.org/society-of-st-vincent-de-paul) to
access more information on the Society.
The St. Jude Chapel Poor Box proceeds are used by the
Society of St. Vincent de Paul to benefit those in need.
Donations may be made at any time.
(and others seeking a personal
relationship with Jesus)
Begins Tue., Sept. 27, 10:30 noon, for 8 weeks (ends Nov. 15)
in MJFC - 208A. "Follow Me" by Ed Sri
shows us how the Gospel of John focuses
on living in friendship with Jesus, being forgiven and
healed by Jesus, and increasing our trust in Jesus. This
video and discussion study helps us grow in our personal
relationship with Jesus Christ, the #1 requirement for living forever in heaven. Don't be just a Sunday Catholic!
Look for more in your faith on Tuesday mornings this
fall. $17.00 cost for the study guide/workbook, available
at the first class.
St. Jude League Enrollment
St. Jude League is opened for enrollment throughout the
year. Membership for enrollment is $5.00 for the year.
The 6:45 A.M. Mass each Tuesday is celebrated for intentions of those enrolled in the League. St. Jude is a
powerful intercessor for anyone in need. Membership
Cards are available in the St. Jude Alcove.
Catholic Radio for Houston
Radio for your soul!!! KSHJ 1430 AM,
www.grnonline.com, 24 hours every day!
Listen and Learn!
Al-Anon
Let the Games Begin
Al-Anon meets Tuesdays for book study and Thursdays
for discussion, at 7pm, room 102, Middle School Bldg.
Al-Anon is a hopeful and understanding group for anyone needing help because of alcoholism. Anyone affected by someone else's drinking is welcome.
That might be a good slogan for the Olympics, but not for a marriage! The Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend shows
couples how they can be straightforward
and honest in their communication, thus
building a foundation for the kind of trust and love every
marriage deserves The next two scheduled weekends this
year will be Oct. 14 - 16 & Nov. 4 - 6. Find out more or
sign up at: www.houstonme.org or call 713-482-1791.
Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers Southwest
We strive to build community through living faith, by
helping frail, elderly and health-impaired people in the
southwest Houston area remain independent, seek health
care and preserve their quality of life. It is easy to become
a VIC volunteer! Whether on a regular basis or occasionally, there are a variety of volunteer opportunities: Transportation for medical appointments or Shopping Trips / Minor
Home Repairs / Garden and Yard Work / Telephone reassurance / Visitation. Contact VIC to Volunteer: 713-7728181; [email protected]; www.vic-sw.org
Choice Wine Marriage Date Night
Program Marriage
Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup
Join us for "The Choice Wine" Marriage Date Night on
Friday September 16th, 7-9pm at the Monsignor
Jamail Parish Family Center. The evening consists of
dinner, an inspiring marriage enrichment video, and
discussion on God's plan of authentic marital happiness. Dinner will be served buffet style and you can
bring along a bottle of wine to share as a married
couple if you wish. There is no cost for this Marriage
Date Night, simply email Nick LaRocca at [email protected] to sign up so that we can reserve a
spot for you and your spouse.
Charity Golf Classic benefiting
Catholic
Education,
Faith
Formation and St. Mary’s
Seminary at Kingwood Country
Club, 1700 Lake Kingwood
Trail on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016.
To sponsor or play visit
www.shepherdscup.org or call
713-652-4418. Presented by the
Galveston-Houston Archdiocese
and Knights of Columbus Charities.
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Catholic Websites
Saints and Special Observances
What is happening in the Archdiocese?
Who is the patron saint of Air Travelers?
How can I take a Virtual Reality Tour of the Sistine
Chapel?
To find the answers to these and many more questions go
to the following websites:
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston www.archgh.org
Catechism of the Catholic Church
www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM
Daily Readings and Reflections www.usccb.org/nab
Travelers Church Locator & Mass Times
www.masstimes.org
Saints & Angels www.catholic.org/saints
Texas Catholic Conference www.txcatholic.org
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops www.usccb.org
The Vatican www.vatican.va
Sunday: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time;
Patriot Day; Grandparents Day
Monday: The Most Holy Name of Mary
Tuesday: St. John Chrysostom
Wednesday: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Thursday: Our Lady of Sorrows
Friday: Ss. Cornelius and Cyprian
Saturday: St. Robert Bellarmine;
Blessed Virgin Mary
Today’s Readings
First Reading — Because Moses interceded, the Lord
relented and did not punish the people
(Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14).
Psalm — I will rise and go to my father (Psalm 51).
Second Reading — Paul expresses his gratitude for being appointed to the ministry (1 Timothy 1:12-17).
Gospel — There is great rejoicing in heaven when a sinner repents (Luke 15:1-32 [1-10]).
Mass Intentions
Why do Catholics offer Masses
for the dead? When we die in
God’s friendship we eventually
go to Heaven, but if we haven’t
properly atoned for certain sins
we have to be purified in Purgatory first. We pray for the souls
in Purgatory to help them pass
through faster than they would
otherwise. The 2016 and 2017 Books for Mass Intentions
are open. Please see Paulette Blackburn in the Apostolic
Center for your Mass Intention requests.
The English translation of the Psalm Responses from Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.
Readings For The Week
Monday: 1 Cor 11:17-26, 33; Ps 40:7-10, 17;
Lk 7:1-10
Tuesday: 1 Cor 12:12-14, 27-31a;
Ps 100:1-5; Lk 7:11-17
Wednesday: Nm 21:4b-9; Ps 78:1bc-2, 34-38;
Phil 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17
Thursday: 1 Cor 15:1-11; Ps 118:1b-2, 16ab-17, 28;
Jn 19:25-27 or Lk 7:36-50
Friday: 1 Cor 15:12-20; Ps 17:1bcd, 6-8b, 15;
Lk 8:1-3
Saturday: 1 Cor 15:35-37, 42-49; Ps 56:10c-14;
Lk 8:4-15
Sunday: Am 8:4-7; Ps 113:1-2, 4-8; 1 Tm 2:1-8;
Lk 16:1-13 [10-13]
RECONCILIATION
True reconciliation is emotional, dramatic, and
cleansing. When two people meet heart to heart and
work through old hurts, misunderstandings, and careless
words, cleansing tears often flow and the encounter ends
with an embrace that fills both with the warmth of a love
too strong to fade.
The readings this weekend assure us of this healthy
release that comes with reconciliation. They give us the
courage to reach out to someone with whom we need to
reconcile ourselves, and give us the courage to ask for
forgiveness from God, too.
In the reading from Exodus, we see how God refuses
again and again to give up on the Israelites. Even though
they grow impatient with God and turn to false idols,
God still calls them back. Luke’s Gospel assures us that
God rejoices when we turn away from sin. Paul’s letter
to Timothy encourages us, like Paul, to look back on our
lives and recognize where God’s patient mercy has been
shown to us. Copyright © J. S. Paluch Co.
First Saturday Devotion
"I promise to help at the hour of death, with graces
needed for salvation, whoever: On the first Saturday
of 5 consecutive months shall confess and receive Holy Communion, recite 5 decades of the Rosary and
keep me company for 15 minutes, while meditating on
the mysteries of the Rosary with the intentions of
making reparation to My Immaculate Heart." Rosary
and Chaplet of Mercy in song will follow after the
8:15 AM Saturday Mass.
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Next Coffee & Donuts in the Family Center
Following: 7, 9, 11a.m. and 3pm Masses
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Hosted by SVdP Society and the
Compassion Ministry
Parish Information
Sacrament of Baptism: Children, age 6 or younger requirements: parents registered parishioners, attended baptism class within 3 years and completed forms before baptism can be scheduled. For info and forms contact Paulette,
[email protected]/713-663-3515. If your child is
over 7 years old and not baptized, contact Monica Aquila,
713-663-3509 or [email protected]
Sacrament of Matrimony: Six to eight months are required
for marriage preparation. Please call the Parish Office, 713667-9111 for an appointment with the marriage coordinator.
Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick: Please call the
Parish Office as soon as you or someone in your family schedule surgery, hospitalization or suffer serious illness or injury.
Sunday Nursery Available
Children 1-24 Months. Let them play
while you pray during the 9am and 11am
Masses. Ground floor, Monsignor Jamail
Family Center. No Fees
Sunday Nursery Volunteers Needed
SVdP Nursery is seeking volunteers who
are cheery, loving, energetic individuals
to work with the nursery staff, other
adults and teen volunteers during the
Sunday morning masses (8:30 AM–
12:30 PM). The nursery provides care
for infants and children up to the age of 2 years, with few
exceptions. Visit the MJFC Room 102 on Sunday morning or email Megan Doherty [email protected]
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Altar Servers: Contact Tom Green, [email protected]
Bulletin:. Deadline is 9am, Thur., 10 days before date of bulletin, holiday bulletins at least 1 week earlier. Email to [email protected], or drop off articles at the Parish Office.
Announcements before or after Mass will not be allowed unless submitted to the church office no later than Wednesday
before the weekend of the scheduled event for approval to
Laura Rivera, 713-663-3528 / [email protected]
Facilities Request: Request deadline: two weeks prior to event.
Contact Megan at [email protected] or 713-663-3561.
Can’t Get to Church? If you or someone you know would like to
receive Communion, but are home bound, or in a nursing or retirement residence and unable to get to Mass, call 713-667-9111.
Nursery: Ages birth to 2 years during Sunday 9:00 AM and
11:00 AM Masses at the Monsignor Jamail Family Center.
St. Jude League Enrollment Membership Cards are available
in the Church by the St. Jude Shrine.
Teen RCIA: Teens who desire to become Catholic and have
not been baptized or received the sacraments, call the Youth
Office, 713-663-3565.
Celebrate the
100th Anniversary of Fatima
12 Day
Pilgrimage Tour of
Portugal, Spain,
France, Italy,
Fatima,
Alba de Tormes,
Salamanca,
Zaragoza,
Lourdes, Rome,
Assisi
May 11 - 22, 2017
$3590.00 Per person
from Houston
(Includes round trip air fare from Houston, first class hotels, double occupancy,
two meals a day, full breakfast, and dinner, English speaking tour guides, all entrance fees and sightseeing as per itinerary, airport taxes and fuel surcharges, tips
to guides and drivers.)
Tour Coordinator:
Lucie Gardea, 832-413-2746
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New Parishioners: To register, complete and return the
Parish Registration Form available at the Parish Office,
the Greeter’s Station in the Church Gathering Space or
online at http://www.svdp-houston.org/new-parishionerregistration-form
Vanderbilt Square - While attending SVDP, please do not
park directly in front of or in the
vicinity of the businesses during
their operating hours.
St. Vincent de Paul - The police
have no choice but to ticket a car
that is illegally parked in a Fire
Lane or Handicap Space. Please
take the time to be sure that you
are parked legally.
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Vigésimo Cuarto Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
11 de septiembre de 2016
TRES PARÁBOLAS; TRES LOCOS
En los lenguajes de los pueblos de la antigüedad, una manera de expresar el superlativo era por medio de la
repetición triple. Si no tenían una palabra equivalente a “santísimo,” decían “santo, santo, santo”. Esta manera de
decir algo tres veces para reforzarlo es la que usa Jesús en el Evangelio de hoy cuando nos cuenta tres parábolas
con la misma moraleja: que no hay cosa que Dios desee tanto como que todos los pecadores vuelvan a un estado de
gracia. Los personajes centrales de cada una de esas tres parábolas les parecerían tontos o locos a quienes
escuchaban a Jesús: el pastor que deja solas a noventa y nueve
ovejas para buscar una sola oveja descarriada y terca; la mujer que
vira la casa al revés, olvidándose de sus deberes, para encontrar
una mísera monedita; el padre cuyo hijo le dice “Viejo, para mí,
como si estuvieras muerto”, pero que todavía es la clase de padre
que sale corriendo como un muchacho para recibir al ingrato
cuando vuelve, y enseguida quiere dar una fiesta. Los oyentes de
Jesús no tenían problemas con creer que su Dios y Señor los
amaba. Sabían que Dios está lleno de misericordia y compasión
infinitas. Pero, ¿llega el amor de Dios hasta el punto de escoger
portarse como un loco tonto para demostrar que nos ama?
¿TIENEN QUE VOLVERSE LOCOS PERDIDOS LOS QUE AMAN?
A esta pregunta Jesús hubiera respondido: “Sí, mi Padre se porta como un loco, como un loco perdido de
amor, enamorado de cada uno de ustedes”. Jesús mismo nos demuestra ese mismo amor cuando rompe con las
reglas religiosas y viola las normas sociales de su época cenando con los cobradores de impuestos y con toda clase
de pecadores. Cada una de estas tres parábolas termina con una gran alegría. El pastor les dice a sus amigos que se
regocijen porque encontró su oveja, así como los ángeles en el cielo saltan de gozo por cada pecador que se
arrepiente. La mujer –aunque a sus vecinas les parezca ridícula– se empeña en alegrarse, porque al fin encontró la
moneda. El padre del hijo pródigo se alegra dando una gran fiesta para todo el vecindario –el único lugar en el
Evangelio de San Lucas en que se habla de músicos. Ese grado de loca alegría tiene un eco en la carta de san Pablo
a Timoteo, donde Pablo habla de su gratitud por haber sido considerado digno del ministerio, a pesar de todas sus
faltas. Pablo no se considera digno de haber sido escogido, pero él ha experimentado en Cristo la paciencia, la
misericordia y el amor de Dios. Ese es el Dios que le concedió a Pablo su vocación y que nos concede a cada uno
de nosotros nuestra propia vocación. Correspondámosle con gratitud y aun con alegría.
Lecturas de hoy: Éxodo 32:7–11, 13–14; Salmo 51:3–4, 12–13, 17, 19; 1 Timoteo 1:12–17; Lucas 15:1–32 [1–10]
Copyright © 2006, World Library Publications. All rights reserved.
PEREGRINACIÓN CELEBRANDO EL CENTENARIO DE FÁTIMA
Peregrinación a Portugal, España, Francia e Italia Fátima-Alba de TormesSalamanca-Zaragoza-Lourdes-Roma-Asís. Fechas: mayo 11-22, 2017. Costo:
$3,590, partida de Houston.
Se require un depósito de $500 con la aplicación para reservar su espacio. Folleto
con aplicación disponible en las oficinas parroquiales. (Incluye viaje de ida y vuelta
desde Houston, hoteles de primera clase, en habitación doble, dos comidas al día,
desayuno y cena, guías de turismo, todas las entradas y visitas turísticas de acuerdo
al itinerario, impuestos de aeropuerto, propinas para los guías y conductores.)
Agencia de Viajes: Inspirational Tours, Houston, TX.
Coordinadora del tour: Lucie Gardea; Contacto: 832-413-2746.
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“Ir con los pobres. Encontrarás a Dios."
Te gustaría ser parte del equipo del
próximo retiro de ACTS en español?
Misa Parroquial para Orar por los Pobres
Iglesia Católica de San Vincent de Paúl
Domingo, 25 de septiembre, 2016, 11:00 AM
Es en la oración donde encontramos la fuerza
para sostenernos en el servicio a
Dios y a nuestro prójimo.
Si tuvieras una chispa del Fuego Sagrado que
consume el Corazón de Jesucristo, ¿podrías
pasar tu vida con los brazos cruzados y abandonar a los que piden tu ayuda?
El retiro se llevará a cabo del 10 -13
de Noviembre. Las reuniones de
equipo comenzarán el Miércoles 10
de Agosto del presente año. El único requisito es haber tenido la oportunidad de asistir a un retiro de ACTS.
Anímate a ser parte de esta linda experiencia que te
ayudará a crecer en Dios y a compartir en comunidad
con hermanas en Cristo.
Para cualquier información comunicarse con
Clara Blankenship 804-878-1479, Marta Irizarry 713254-5951 o Sabina Varela 713-501-6037.
LECTURAS DE HOY
Primera lectura — Porque Moisés intercedió, el Señor se
ablandó y no castigó al pueblo por su maldad
(Exodo 32:7-11, 13-14).
Salmo — Me levantaré y volveré a mi padre
(Salmo 51 [50]).
Segunda lectura — Pablo expresa su gratitud por haber sido
nombrado al ministerio de Cristo
(1 Timoteo 1:12-17).
Evangelio — Hay gran regocijo en el cielo cuando un pecador se arrepiente (Lucas 15:1-32 [1-10]).
RECORDAR EL 11 DE SEPTIEMBRE Hace quince años
la cobertura continua que la televisión hizo del derrumbe de
las torres gemelas del Centro Mundial de Comercio en Nueva
York fue algo intolerable para mí, y de igual manera fueron
los choques y destrucción en Washington y en las colinas de
Pensilvania. La incontable destrucción de vidas humanas era
incomprensible. Visitar el sitio en Nueva York casi cinco años
después reabrió heridas dolorosas y una gran tristeza se apoderó de mí. Un ataque en nuestra tierra, cuidadosamente planeado y llevado a cabo por individuos extranjeros, destrozó el
sentido halagador que tenía de seguridad, y me provocó una
sensación horrible de ausencia de Dios.
¿Cómo podría mi fe católica ayudarme a sobrellevar
esta tragedia? Yo sabía que ni la venganza ni el rencor eran
opciones para mí.
Pero nos aplastaste… y nos cubrió la sombra de la muerte.
Nos arrastramos por el polvo. (Salmo 44:20, 26a)
¡Oh Dios de los ejércitos, restablécenos,
haz brillar tu faz y sálvanos! (Salmo 80:4)
El salmista grita un lamento que expresa luto por el pueblo israelita, el elegido de Dios, el cual se cree intocable y
por encima del reproche, y que ahora está en la miseria. El
lamento es la agonía de una nación que se atreve a quejarse
en contra de su divino protector, quien puede ser en parte
responsable de esa miseria, pero al final clama a Dios por su
liberación.
En medio de los lamentos, la fe de Israel sufrió, como le
pasa a la nuestra. Somos tan vulnerables como lo fueron
ellos a la violencia y al odio que parece rodearnos. Nuestra
exigencia por una explicación de la divinidad caen en saco
roto. Más aún, aprendimos del sacrificio altruista y heroico
de muchos, dando testimonio de lo mejor de nuestra nación
y herencia cristiana. Morir por los amigos de uno es el tema
sagrado de nuestra historia personificada por Jesús, nuestro
Salvador, y prolongada a través de los siglos en las acciones
nobles y extraordinarias de hombres y mujeres en todas las
circunstancias. En el 2001 nos unimos como una sola nación, compartiendo el dolor, la desilusión y la promesa de
reconstruirnos. Así como hoy lloramos y honramos a los
muertos y heridos, ¿debemos interpretar esta emoción dolorosa en una búsqueda perseverante de paz y reconciliación
en el mundo? —Rev. Andrew Nelson, Copyright © J. S. Paluch Co.
Salmo responsorial: Leccionario II © 1976, Comisión Episcopal de Pastoral Litúrgica de la Conferencia
del Episcopado Mexicano. Usado con permiso. Todos los derechos reservados.
LECTURAS DE LA SEMANA
Lunes: 1 Cor 11:17-26, 33; Sal 40 (39):7-10, 17; Lc 7:1-10
Martes:
1 Cor 12:12-14, 27-31a; Sal 100 (99):1-5;
Lc 7:11-17
Miércoles: Nm 21:4b-9; Sal 78 (77):1bc-2, 34-38;
Fil 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17
Jueves:
1 Cor 15:1-11; Sal 118 (117):1b-2, 16ab-17,
28; Jn 19:25-27 o Lc 7:36-50
Viernes: 1 Cor 15:12-20; Sal 17 (16):1bcd, 6-8b, 15;
Lc 8:1-3
Sábado: 1 Cor 15:35-37, 42-49; Sal 56 (55):10c-14;
Lc 8:4-15
Domingo: Am 8:4-7; Sal 113 (112):1-2, 4-8;
1 Tim 2:1-8; Lc 16:1-13 [10-13]
LOS SANTOS Y OTRAS CELEBRACIONES
Domingo:
Vigésimo Cuarto Domingo del Tiempo
Ordinario;
Día de los Patriotas; Día de los Abuelos
Lunes: El Santísimo Nombre de la Virgen María
Martes: San Juan Crisóstomo
Miércoles:
La Exaltación de la Santa Cruz
Jueves: Nuestra Señora de los Dolores
Viernes: Santos Cornelio y Cipriano
Sábado: San Roberto Belarmino; Santa María Virgen
El Rezo del Santísimo Rosario Rezamos el rosario antes de la Misa en
español todos los domingo empezando a las 2:20 p.m.
Teléfonos celulares Pedimos atentamente que apaguen o
cambien la señal de sus teléfonos durante la Misa para no
interrumpir los ritos.
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SVdP Class of ‘86 (Parishioner)
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6565 W. Loop St.
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Gus Campos, Parishioner
St. Ambrose
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[email protected]
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