1 St. Kilian Catholic Church A Family of Faith Estanciero Drive, Mission Viejo, California Phone: (949) Fax: (949) Volume 10 Week 52 December 22, 2013 Fourth Sunday of Advent Rev. Bruce Patterson, Pastor Rev. Wayne Adajar, Parochial Vicar Assisting Priests: Rev. Dan Wilder, Rev. Larry Gibson, Rev. Jerry Walker, Monsignor Jack Campbell and Rev. Chrysostom Baer. Deacon Bob Kelleher and Deacon Mark Martin Christmas 2013 MASS TIMES: Saturday Evening: 4:00 & 5:30pm Sunday: 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 10:45am, 12:30 & 5:00pm Monday - Friday - 6:30 and 9:00am, Saturday 8:00am. Reconciliation/Confession: Wednesday: 7:00pm & Saturday: 2:00pm Eucharistic Adoration: Daily: after 6:30am Mass till just prior to 9:00am Mass First Friday: 7:00am Friday to 8:00am Saturday Parish Mission Statement St. Kilian Parish is a Catholic community of faith responding to the call of Jesus Christ through the proclamation of Scripture, the celebration of Eucharist, and in living the sacramental life of the Church. We are committed to responding to each other through communities and ministries of faith and love, addressing our spiritual, social and educational needs. We believe that each of us is called to be a supportive, compassionate, and caring Christian witness in Mission Viejo, the Diocese of Orange and in the world.
2 Page 2 Fourth Sunday of Advent Pastor s Page "Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and his name shall be called Emmanuel." Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, How unsearchable are the judgments of God and how inscrutable his ways!" as St. Paul says to the Romans (11: 33). If God had preserved the kingdom of Judah (which he could so easily have done), and if the Messiah, the son of David, were to be born in the royal palace in Jerusalem, it would be natural and we would almost say, more fitting the dignity of the Messiah. Instead, God allowed the kingly line, and the throne of Judah, to disappear, and he chose a humble carpenter of Nazareth, a true descendant of David but a lowly one, to be the foster-father of his divine Son, when he took human nature and came on earth to "dwell among us." But God's ways are not our ways. It is not by their social standing, nor by their bank-accounts, that God values men. Virtue is the scale he uses when weighing men. In God's eyes, no king sat on the throne of Judah, not even David himself, who was more acceptable to God as foster-father for his Son, than the carpenter of Nazareth. This is the last Sunday of our preparation for Christmas, the anniversary of Christ's birth. Like Joseph, we can all feel unworthy of the honor of welcoming him into our hearts and our homes. We are indeed unworthy, not because we have little of this world's goods, but because we have so little humility, so little charity, so little faith and trust in God's goodness. Let us try to imitate Joseph and Mary, the humblest of the humble, the kindliest of the kindly, and the greatest-ever believers in God's goodness and mercy. We can never hope to equal them, but we can follow them humbly, from afar. The feast of Christmas should draw the hearts of every child of God towards the furnace of divine love. In the manger, the infinite love of God for us miserable sinners is dramatically and forcefully portrayed before our eyes. In that helpless Baby, represented by a statue, we know that the person, and the power, of the omnipotent Creator and sustainer of the universe lie hidden "He emptied himself, taking the form of a slave" for us. He became a creature, like ourselves, so that he would make us sharers in his divine nature. He came on earth to bring us to heaven. He hid his divine nature so that he could cover us with it. "Unsearchable indeed are the judgments of God, and inscrutable his ways." But though we are unworthy of his infinite love, it nevertheless stands out as clear as the noonday sun in the Incarnation. We realize that we can never make ourselves worthy of this infinite love, but let us imitate Joseph and accept the honor which God is giving us, as we trust that he will continue to make us daily less unworthy. by Father Kevin O Sullivan, O.F.M. *Father Kevin was professor of Sacred Scripture at Christ the King Seminary and St. Bonaventure University in N.Y. and later in the National Seminary, Pretoria, South Africa and as a pastoral priest in Ireland. For more reading, please go to Website
3 St. Kilian Catholic Church Page 3 Dear St. Kilian Parish Family, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for welcoming me and making me feel right at home from the very first day I arrived at St. Kilian's. It has been one of the happiest experiences of my life to serve you and your families over the last four months. I am sincerely grateful to Bishop Vann, Fr. Bruce, Fr. Wayne, Fr. Steve Solat, the St. Kilian Administrative Staff, and the whole parish for every kindness shown to me! It has been a privilege to serve you! I will be going back to the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois at the beginning of January to assist my mother who is battling Breast Cancer for the second time. It is my hope to one day return to the Orange Diocese and continue to serve as a priest here. Please remember me in your prayers. Be assured of my daily prayers for you and your family, especially during Mass and my Holy Hour. Remember that each of you is on a Mission for Jesus! No fear, no doubt, no worries. Confidence in God! One day at a time... Never give up! I will miss you! In the Father s love and blessing, your brother in Christ, Fr. Dan PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR SUNDAY MASSES As a reminder, parking is NOT allowed in the Walgreens parking lot. Also, do not park along Montanoso, where the No Parking signs are. It is imperative that we do not park in our neighbors parking lots on Sundays or on other Mass days, or for any services and major events. These parking restrictions are in force now and at all times. Please be considerate. It is absolutely vital that we abide by these restrictions and thereby respect the wishes of our neighbors and the laws of our city. THANK YOU for your patience and your cooperation!!! PARISH FINANCIALS October 2013 Budget Actual Surplus / (Shortage) Sundays/Holy Days * $ 93,000 $110,803 $ 17,803 Capital (Pink) $ 20,000 $ 17,715 (2,285) Building Fund $ 15,000 $ 19,206 ** $ 4,206 ** * Includes Christmas and Easter ** Due to multiple one-time, large donations. Year To Date (July 2013 through June 2014) Sundays/Holy Days * $345,000 $399,204 $ 54,204 Capital (Pink) $ 65,000 $ 75,153 $ 10,153 Building Fund $ 70,000 $146,983 ** $ 76,983 ** * Includes Christmas and Easter ** Due to multiple one-time, large donations.
4 Page 4 Readings Fourth Sunday of Advent Week of December 23, 2013 Monday, December 23, :30am John L. Hubbell & Isabell Farac 9:00am Anthony Gatto & Tom Davin Tuesday, December 24, :30am Hank Gray & Aceles Peters 9:00am Del Radaza & Vianey Gudino Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Christmas Day Thursday, December 26, :30am Aplolonia Quinto & Generosa Quinto 9:00am Int. of Peter and Kathy Vu & Dolores Lysiak Friday, December 27, :30am Margo Bolich & Robert Lysiak 9:00am Gerard Varni & Gomer Escalo Saturday, December 28, :00am Holy Innocents Mass 4:00pm Mary Lou Acquaviva & Aceles Peters 5:30pm Int. of Bishop Todd Brown & Fr. Chrysostom Baer Sunday, December 29, :00am Mary Lou Acquaviva & Stella Quaranto 7:30am Int. of Ann Yosue & Chrissy Walsh 9:00am Eric Gordon & Dick Bonds 10:45am Joseph Tingle & Filomena Escalo 12:30pm Joseph Tutino & Margo Bolich 5:00pm The Parishioners of St. Kilian Church Monday Malachi 3:1-4, Psalm 25:4-5ab, 8-10 & 14 Luke 1:57-66 Tuesday 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 Psalm 89:2-5, 27 & 29 Luke 1:67-79 Wednesday Isaiah 52:7-10 Psalm 98:1-6 Hebrews 1:1-6 John 1:1-18 Thursday Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 Psalm 31:3cd-4, 6 & 8ab, 16bc & 17 Matthew 10:17-22 Friday 1 John 1:1-4 Psalm 97:1-2, 5-6, John 20:1a & 2-8 Saturday 1 John 1:5-2:2 Psalm 124:2-5, 7cd-8 Matthew 2:13-18 Sunday Sirach 3:2-6, Psalm 128:1-5 Colossians 3:12-21 Matthew 2:13-15, EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Rosary Chaplet of Divine Mercy Benediction While we always want to encourage friendship and fellowship, we ask everyone to be considerate of those who are praying in Church before and after Mass.
5 St. Kilian Catholic Church Page 5 Reminders ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4:00pm: 5:30pm: SATURDAY, December 28th Jeffrey Krall, Nathan Krall, Timothy Krall Hannah Mazolewski, Kylie Kerrigan, Liam Kerrigan SUNDAY, December 29th 6:00am: Volunteer 7:30am: Mary Muzzy, Joey Myers, Katie Myers 9:00am: Kyle Pellegrino, Michaela Buhain, Adam Zens 10:45am: Edu Argumedo 12:30pm Thomas Corkery, Grace Corkery 5:00 pm: Kyle Green, Hannah Green The Parish Offices will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Wecoming Ministry invites everyone to please join us in the Parish Hall after all morning on Sunday, December 22 nd for some extra Christmas cheer. In addition to our usual coffee, donuts and bagels, we will have hot chocolate and extra goodies for the children. We hope to see you there! This Week at St. Kilian SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY December :00am; 7:30am; 9:00am; 10:45am; 12:30pm 2:00pm Baptism Mass 5:00pm Christmas Eve 4:00pm Vigil 6:00pm Children s Pageant 9:00pm Vigil 12:00am Midnight Mass Christmas Day 6:00am 7:30am 9:00am 10:45am 12:30pm Penance Service 7:30pm at St. Nicholas Holy Hour 7:00pm Mass 8:00am Feast of the Holy Innocents Confessions 2:00pm 4:00pm & 5:30pm Offices Closed Offices Closed January :00am; 7:30am; 9:00am; 10:45am; 12:30pm New Year s Eve 5:30pm New Year s Eve Mass New Year s Day (Not a Holy Day of Obligation) Mass 8:00am Confessions 2:00pm Mass 5:00pm 6:00pm Family Fun Night in Hughes Hall Offices Closed No Confessions Holy Hour 7:00pm 4:00pm & 5:30pm
6 Page 6 Prayers... Fourth Sunday of Advent Please continue to pray for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR MEN AND WOMEN OVERSEAS: Afghanistan: Joshua Mansfield, Craig Labistre, Robert Charles Holmes, Jr., Andrew Marrett, Jason Pallotta, Michael Marshall, Alfredo Samson Jr., Caleb Ainley, Jordan Franco, Adam O Neill, Robert Blonski-Clark. Bahrain: Christian Goodnow. England: Kyle Hunt, Matthew Plakos. Germany: Austen Swaim, Andrew Hill. Isle of Crete: Richard Erk, III. Japan: Vince Ramos, Robert Ortiz. To include a family members name serving overseas, please contact: Carolyn Those who are sick: Bryson Bennett, Eileen Givens, Linda Caplan, Peggy Liewer, Susan Garrett, Teresita Adajar, Thomas Holmberg, Dave Blanco, Sal Pipitone, Helen Hack, Laura Rodriguez, Aurora Cabrera, Patricia Fitzmaurice, Gloria Gorney, Marie Ward, Sharon Nestor, Matt Flood, Maria Marero, Tom Judge, Bill Morris, Dick Holmes, Jeanne Lussier, Joseph DeVarer, Maria DeVarer, Jeannette Grelck, Marie Kenney, Tyler Karp, Mallory, Courtney K., S. Haggerty, Dorothy Ortiz, Cindy Robinson, Julie Tompkins, Stephanie Shekerlian, Frank Semelsberger, Nichole VerBurg, Carmen Jones, Jo Makin, Shirley Hayes, James Derum, Dolores Rodarte, Vincent Madigan, Leona Schmidt, Bob Dean, Andrew Bold, Patrick Norris, Judy Anderson, Angie Carrillo, David Colby, Angel Fuentes, Ann Marie Walker, Margie Spalenka, Joanne Siow, Angelina Reyes Lambaren, Peggy Bivens, Stephen Hines, Patricia Drennen, Elizabeth Helmuth, Rick Sutton. Those who have died: Lori McGee, Delmar Wiley, Rufina Fajardo, Florencio Flores, Jan Brick, Helen Csllik, Anne Fellmer, Ruth Ann Curran, Sarah Bisso, Harold Jaffke, Elizabeth Martin, Mary Higgins, Marion Deck, Frank Manard, Anthony Dale Hill, Maurice McGrath, Margaret Frances Gilroy, Manny Valeriano, Aguileo Flores, Jean King, Michael McKenna, Francesca Noe, Marie Kenefick, Gary Nolen, Dennis O Connor, Frederick Nove, Nancy Ann Farfan, Mario Barrios, Enrique Battel, Ann Rinaldi, Maria Alaniz, Margot Bolich, Larry Walker (brother of Father Jerry Walker), Bette Patino, Milton Lonnee, Dennis O Connor, Joseph Clark, Maria Commodore. The Feast of the Holy Innocents Ceremony Next Saturday, December 28th at the 8:00am Mass, we will celebrate the Feast of the Holy Innocents, commemorating the children who died when Herod commanded that all the children in Bethlehem under two years old be killed. This is an appropriate moment in our Church calendar to commemorate the loss of a child for any reason. After the Homily, the priest will invite parents, siblings, friends, indeed anybody, that has lost a child, whether through illness, accident, war, murder, suicide, miscarriage, abortion, given in adoption or a missing child, to pick up a candle in the vestibule and carry to the sanctuary in the child s memory. Your loss does not have to be within the last year. Call the office for more information. 949/
7 St. Kilian Catholic Church Page 7 Announcements Winter Open House Thursday, January 9, :00 pm Moiso Pavilion Santa Margarita Catholic High School invites you to their Winter Open House on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7 pm. The evening will include information about admissions, Campus Ministry, financial aid, our college-prep academic program, bus transportation, our new 1-to-1 Tablet/PC program, campus tours, and much more. No reservations are necessary. Representatives from every academic department and every athletic team will be available to answer your questions. See why Santa Margarita Catholic High School is the highest ranked Catholic high school in Orange County according to the annual Washington Post High School Rankings Antonio Parkway, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Caritas Christi FLS International at Saddleback Community College Homestays Needed EXPERIENCE THE WORLD FROM YOUR HOME! Share your home with international students. Our students are from various countries around the world and are studying English 4 weeks or longer at our site located at Saddleback Community College. They are looking to better their English skills, learn more about American life, and culture through staying with Americans. JSerra Catholic High School Prospective Students and Their Parents Please Join the JSerra Lions Open House and Campus Tour Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:30pm JSerra Pavilion-Athletic Side of Campus Have your questions answered about JSerra s: College Preparatory Curriculum Magnet Programs (Business/Engineering/Law/Medical) Online Classes Focus on Technology in Education Exceptional Music and Fine Arts Program Trinity League Athletics World-Class Academic and Athletic Campuses Outstanding Extracurricular Programs Junipero Serra Road San Juan Capistrano, CA Phone: (949) , extension 2 Fax: (949) Website: FLS International is currently looking for families who: - are interested in cultures, languages and people - are excited about providing a student with an unforgettable lifetime experience - can provide a room with a bed and closet/dresser for a student -live near Saddleback Community College Families will be compensated $600 to $650 per month per student, plus $100 referral bonuses. Contact Monique now to begin the international experience! Phone: Marguerite Parkway Mission Viejo, CA FLS International Saddleback College Community Education
8 Page 8 Fourth Sunday of Advent SKY stands for St. Kilian Youth. SKY is where the teens of our parish share their faith and have lots of fun. SKY NEWS Attention all High School students and Confirmation students: We will be having our first SKY night of the new year on January 12, The following SKY will be on January 26. As always, we invite you to celebrate mass with us at 5 p.m. Join us right after for a youth night filled with fellowship, fun and free food! We are planning two awesome SKY nights so please try your best to attend! CONFIRMATION 1 NEWS: Service Opportunities currently available: Catholic Worker on , please to sign up. Our next class is Tuesday :30pm. CONFIRMATION 2 NEWS: Our next class is Tuesday :30pm in the hall. Service projects are underway. Please make sure you watch your and/or mail for information regarding the projects you have signed up for. Anyone who did not attend the November Confirmation retreat has been enrolled in the 2 nd retreat to be held January 31-February 2, Please contact Youth Ministry if you have any questions. Need Service? Our next visit to the Catholic Worker is Sunday, January 12th. All family members are invited to serve together. If you are interested in serving our homeless community, please to sign up. We will meet at 7a.m. in the church parking lot and should return around 11a.m. FAITH and FUN for CATHOLIC FAMILIES SUNDAY JANUARY 5, 11:45 AM-12:30 PM Join us in Rooms 11 & 12 for our next session on Sunday January 5 when our theme will be The Holy Family. If you have any questions or would like to a part of this group, contact the RE Office at or KILIAN KIDS HELP STOCK FOOD PANTRY Thanks to all of our families and friends that have donated food each week during RE class. With your help, we are able to give over 250 families a bounty of delicious and nutritious food for their Thanksgiving and Christmas Table. Our children have been very responsible in accepting the request to help feed others. We will keep collecting food throughout the year and hope to bring the love of Jesus to our friends in need. SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION BEGINS FIRST RECONCILIATION PARENT MEETING WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15, 7-8:30 PM HUGHES HALL Letters have been mailed to the parents of children enrolled in their second year of Religious Education regarding our Sacramental Preparation Program. We begin with a MANDATORY parent meeting on Wed. January 15. At this time workbooks will be given to the parents along with pertinent information regarding the sacrament of Reconciliation. If you do not receive this letter before Christmas and your child is in their 2nd year of Religious Education, please contact our office at or May we all enjoy the Blessings of the Season. RE Class Schedule Jan. 6-9 Grades 1-8 Jan Grades 1-4 Jan. 20 NO RE Monday MLK JR. BD Jan Grades 2-8 Jan Grades 1-4 Feb. 3-6 Grades 1-8 RE OPEN HOUSE Feb Grades 1-4 Feb NO RE Feb Grades 2-8 Feb Grades
9 St. Kilian Catholic Church Page 9 RE SNAPSHOT: Christmas during RE Classes... JESUS is the Reason for this Holy Season... 1st Grade: Made Nativity Christmas Cards for the elderly 2nd Grade: Created a JESSE TREE place mat 3rd Grade: Christmas Activities for Children and their Parents 4th Grade: Nativity and Epiphany readings and Christmas Caroling with Parents 5th/6th Grades: Christmas Cards for Service Men and Women, Donations for Catholic Worker and Christmas Activity 7th/8th Grades: Christmas Party for Senior Citizens JOY TO THE WORLD! Announcements from Serra Catholic School SAVE THE DATE Sunday, January 26, 2014 Cubby Corner Cub Scouts Pack 714 At St. Kilian Parish Calling all First through Fifth Grade Boys! Come join the adventure of Scouting!! Cub Scouts is a fun-filled program for boys in grades one through five to learn, develop skills, build friendships, provide service to their community, deepen their faith, and most of all - have FUN!! All Interested families are welcome! JANUARY 2014 Mon., Jan. 6, 6:45-7:30pm Pack Meeting at St. Kilian Church Hall Bridging of Webelos II to Boy Scout Troops Sat., Jan. 11, 8:00 Noon - Pinewood Derby-St. Kilian Hughes Hall Sat., Jan. 11, 7:00pm - Monster Trucks at Anaheim Stadium Contact info: Linda Shepard at home: ; cell: Please join us for Serra Catholic School s Inaugural Tuition Assistance Luncheon TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON A Women s Luncheon Dedicated to Catholic Education Sunday, January 26, 2014 ~ 12:30pm - 3:30pm Serra Catholic School Blessed Junipero Serra Courtyard & Muzzy Family Student Activity Center $75.00 per person To make a reservation, please visit: https://serraschool.ejoinme.org/seasonsrsvp or contact the Serra Catholic School Advancement Office (949) ext St. Kilian s Moms Ministry Next Weekly Gathering Wednesday, January 8, 2014 After 9am Mass 11:15am Upstairs in the Parish Center Child Care Attention Children Grades K-5 Children's Liturgy of the Word meets at the 10:45am and 5:00pm Sunday masses. No registration is required. This drop-in program during mass is open to all grade school age children. Parents are welcome, too! Child Care Is available during at 9:00am, 10:45am, 12:30pm. Children of all ages are welcome! No Fee! The Child Care room is located in the Parish Center around the back.
10 Page 10 Fourth Sunday of Advent Get Ready for some New Years Eve Fun! Come and Celebrate with us! FAMILY FUN NIGHT - DECEMBER 31st Mass 5:30 pm Family Event in Hughes Hall - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Start the year out right: Fun, food, games and prizes Celebrate an East Coast New Years Adults $5.00 Teens & Kids FREE Sponsored by Knights of Columbus ST. KILIAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN LUNCHEON MEETING JANUARY 10, 11:00 AM The Council of Catholic Women invites everyone to its first luncheon meeting of the new year on January 10, 11:00 in Hughes Hall. We will be having an Italian themed luncheon that will include the following: Caesar Salad, Seasonal Vegetables, Lasagna Roll Ups, Garlic Bread and for dessert Tiramisu. Beverages are also included and the luncheon is catered by KIMBERLY CATERS FOR YOU. The music for our luncheon will be provided by vocalist Dan Olivo, who will be singing Italian melodies. The cost of the luncheon is $18. Reservations should be made by January 6, Please make checks payable to St. Kilian CCW and mail to Rosie O Brien, Muirlands Blvd., #205, Lake Forest, Ca., ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
11 St. Kilian Catholic Church Page 11 Remember this book? Last Easter, through the generosity of several parish families, our parish distributed this acclaimed bestseller. Have you read it? Want to learn more? Then buy your ticket soon to see the author in person! Matthew Kelly is coming to St. Kilian! If you enjoyed Rediscover Catholicism, you won t want to miss this life-changing event with the author himself, right here at St. Kilian! Matthew Kelly travels the world speaking at parishes, and this is his only Orange County event in 2014 so far. St. Kilian Catholic Church - Friday, January 10, 7 PM- 10:45 PM Reminder! You must have a Ticket to attend this event! Tickets are selling fast! So don't miss it! Visit or Questions? Write to Tickets are $39 each and include all retreat materials. Note that this is not a fundraiser for St. Kilian. Come! Be energized! Invite someone! Tickets are going fast!
12 Page 12 Fourth Sunday of Advent Ministries... EUCHARIST TO THE HOMEBOUND Rosie O Brien ROSARY GROUP MONDAY NIGHT Call Women s AA 12 X 12 Alice Our Lady Queen of Peace Prayer Group Information At Home with the Word David Booth GOOD SAMARITAN MINISTRY Kevin Gross STEPHEN MINISTRY Kimberly Bauer SPIRITUAL DIRECTION Marie Gomez Margaret Jenkins MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY Tom or Denise Campione 949/ TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY For more information please call or Eucharistic Ministers pray, share the Word, bring the Eucharist and friendship to the homebound. Come join us in the Parish Center at 6:00 pm for dedication to our Blessed Mother. Thursdays 9:30 am in the Parish Center Pray the Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and share special intentions. Join us after the 9:00 Mass on Wednesday mornings as we come together to become more familiar with the Word. Strives to assist those parishioners who are in need of transportation to Mass, doctor appointments, etc. Stephen Ministers care for people facing tough times. A Pastoral Ministry dedicated to helping us grow spiritually and deepening our relationship with God. A 90 minute study each Monday night at 7:00pm in the Parish Center Rooms 8 & 9. All are welcome! The weekly Tuesday morning study meets at 9:30 am in the parish hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. MUSIC MINISTRY SINGERS AND INSTRUMENTALISTS You are invited to join the St. Kilian Music Ministry as we praise the Lord through music. Rehearsal Times: Adult Choir: Thursdays at 7:15 p.m. Children s Choir: Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Fil-Am Choir: Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Grace Notes (young adults): Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. Instrumental Musicians: 2 nd and 4 th Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Shine Down (for teens in high school): Sundays at 3:30 p.m. Eucharistic Ministers to the Homebound Eucharistic Ministers to the homebound are always in need. This very rewarding ministry serves those who can no longer come to Mass and receive the Eucharist. Please prayerfully consider helping your fellow parishioners at this time. For information call Rosie O Brien at 949/ Mary s Yes Brings Peace To The World In every situation Mary realized the will of God with full inner peace, because she accepted everything with childlike trust. S.C. Biela, In The Arms of Mary, 2nd. ed, rev. (Ft.Collins, CO: IAMF, 2005), 128.
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16 CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE Celebrating in our new Church December 24:: Regular Daily Mass - Christmas Eve:: 4:00pm 6:00pm - Children s Pageant 9:00pm 12:00am - Midnight Mass; Carols preceding Mass begin at 11:15pm Christmas Day : 6:00am 7:30am 9:00am 10:45am 12:30am NO EVENING MASS ON CHRISTMAS DAY NEW YEAR S SCHEDULE December 31, 2013 Regular Daily Mass - 6:30am and 9:00am December 31, 2013 New Year s Eve Mass - 5:30pm Family Fun Night, Hughes Hall - 6:00pm January 1, 2014 Regular Daily Mass - 6:30am and 9:00am (Not a Holy Day of Obligation) January 10, 2014 Matthew Kelly - 7:00pm in St. Kilian Church
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