Readings for the Week of July 22, 2018
The Catholic Church welcomes your interest in our Church. The initiation process has been a blessing for the Church. Those in the Catholic faith community speak of the renewal of their own faith, as they witness to those engaged in the initiation process, prepare to become fully initiated members of the Catholic Church.
Please drop in at the Seton Center on Mondays at 6:30pm for an hour. Come hear why becoming a Catholic is such a gift! During the summer, there will be a personal witness with some teaching each week. Contact Fr. Ed if you are interested.
July 9 Charity Carmen Hayes
July 16 Community Nola Burger
July 23 Faith Nick Modrow
July 30 Forgiveness Stephen & Maricruz Martinez
August 6 God Ed Israel
August 13 Mary Darleen Coco
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL STARTS JULY 23rd.
COME JOIN US FOR A FAITH FILLED, FUN FILLED WEEK!
IHM VBS is Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 from 9am - noon for children Pre-K through 5th grade. 6th - 12th grade youth are welcome as volunteers and leaders.
Cost is $25 per child and includes a T-shirt. Register online or come into the Faith Formation office Tuesday - Thursday, 11-8pm.
Call Carmen Hayes at 619-940-2572 with questions .
Youth Group Volunteers Needed! We Need You! Yes You!
What you do matters! Jesus smiles when he sees your ministry. You pass on faith and hope to a future adult . You change the world one teen at a time. Teens are counting on you. If not you, then who? God has called you. Sign up TODAY to use your gifts to serve our Lord, and our teens through IHM Youth Ministry. An excellent Youth Ministry requires volunteers. Volunteers needs are wide range of gifts and skills (administrative, chaperones, drivers, fundraising, hospitality, help with small group discussions/projects and ect…). For additional information and sign up contact:
Veronica Brewster at (760) 484-3246.
Rummage Sale Thank You
Carl Reese wishes to thank all the Rummage Sale contributors, workers, and shoppers. This sale resulted in over $4,000.00 of money which will be used for church expenses.
Thanks to Richard and Maria Guerrero, Charlie and Martha Johnson, Gloria Savedra and son, Martha and Marcia Villonueva,Larry Untiedt, Caroline Hood, Gregoria Carrillo, Peggy Kershek, Anna Graham, Martha Stevenson, Patricia Mumford
Our H2H Women’s Retreat has been scheduled for Saturday, September 29th
this year. It will be held from 8 am until 5 pm in the Social Center.
The cost will be $30/per person which includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
We have two wonderful speakers lined up and activities planned.
More information to follow. Mark your calendars.
07/21/18 10:01 am
Motherwell, Scotland, Jul 21, 2018 / 05:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-
Father Patrick Hennessy, who was robbed and attacked in May at his rectory in Scotland, says he has forgiven his robber and wants to visit him in prison to give him pastoral care.Read More
07/20/18 11:39 am
Dublin, Ireland, Jul 20, 2018 / 06:39 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
With less than a month to go until Pope Francis visits Dublin for the World Meeting of Families, organizers are moving forward with spiritual preparations as well as the practical, and have called for some 4,000 Eucharistic ministers to serve at the event's closing Mass.Read More
07/20/18 9:04 am
San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, Jul 20, 2018 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
On a hill overlooking the quiet, southern Italian town of San Giovanni Rotondo sits a state-of-the-art private hospital and research center built by one of the 20th century's most beloved saints, Pio of Pietrelcina.Read More
07/21/18 11:04 pm
There is a great old popular jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons titled All of Me that is one of my favorite tunes. I particularly like the rendition performed by Louis Armstrong and another done later by Willie Nelson. The song is about a fellow who lost his heart to a girl who left him, so he [...]Read More
07/21/18 11:02 pm
“The essential act of penance, on the part of the penitent, is contrition, a clear and decisive rejection of the sin committed, together with a resolution not to commit it again, out of love which one has for God and which is reborn with repentance…” (Pope St. John Paul II) The Optional Memorial of St. John Paul II (1920 – [...]Read More
07/21/18 11:01 pm
“O that today you would hearken to his voice! Harden not your hearts…” (Psalm 95:8) Please share on social media. Print this entryRead More
Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. Amen. Thank you to all who made this an inspiring year filled with the Holy Spirit! Pictures are available on Facebook in the IHM Youth Group and in the IHM Faith Formation pages. Be sure to join our pages!
“Over the next few weeks, we will be working on setting up new advertisements for businesses in our annual Stewardship Directory booklet. If you are interested in learning more about placing an ad in our Directory, please contact Travis Lawmaster at 760.270.8545, or by email at tlawmaster@4Lpi.com. Placing an ad in our Directory raises visibility for your business in the community, and functions as a charitable donation to the parish also, which helps us tremendously. We thank all of our current and future advertisers for their support, and encourage our parish members to patronize their businesses.”
07/23/18 3:00 am
The Demand for a Sign Matthew 12:38-42 The scribes and Pharisees witness great miracles, yet they are still not satisfied. They have the audacity to ask for more. Jesus knows there is nothing he can do that will convince them because their hearts are not open. Because of that no signs will be given here. Prayer: There have been times when I have felt so lost and confused that I ask you to show me what to do. You know it is not to test you. I ask in faith, and you answer.Read More
07/22/18 3:00 am
The Return of the Twelve/The Feeding of the Five Thousand Mark 6:30-34 The apostles return and report to Jesus the details of their first mission. He recognizes their need for rest and leads them to a place where they can be alone. However, their departure in the boat is noticed, and they are met at the shore by a physically and spiritually hungry crowd. Prayer: There are times when rest is just not possible. There are times when rest is absolutely necessary. Help me to know when to rest and when to act.Read More
07/21/18 3:00 am
The Chosen Servant Matthew 12:14-21 The opposition to Jesus is rising to the surface. Matthew pauses in the Gospel to cite the first Servant Song from Isaiah. In the face of persecution, Jesus remains the meek and humble Servant of the Lord. The citation ends with the foretelling of his mission to the Gentiles. Prayer: Your power was in your powerlessness, your strength in your weakness. You were meek and humble. You were compassionate to a fault. I have a long way to go as I strive to be like you.Read More
Learning About The Priesthood
On Saturday, July 14, 2018 the Diocese of San Diego is hosting an Explorer Day
for those men who are interested in exploring a possible vocation to the priesthood.
The day will be held at St.Francis Center on the campus of the University of San Diego from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
If living a life of service for Christ and the people of God is attractive to you, take advantage of the
opportunity to attend this upcoming Explorer Day. Pick up an application at your parish office or call Fr. Lauro Minimo at St. Francis Center at (619) 291-7446.
07/19/18 7:48 am
Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Chairman of the U.S.Read More
07/17/18 11:16 am
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops'
(USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Africa has approved 54 grants totalingRead More
07/17/18 6:53 am
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference
of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central andRead More
07/20/18 5:00 am
It’s time to burst the myth that religion is opposed to science.Read More
07/19/18 5:00 am
The absence of a merciful instinct in society should trouble us greatly.Read More
07/18/18 5:00 am
There’s nothing that people are more ready to enroll in than the journey of their own lives.Read More
04/02/18 10:17 am
by Ryan Ringuette Volunteering has (accidentally) become my family’s tradition. Both my father and mother are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Morocco and Nepal), and both my sister and I are current Peace Corps Volunteers (Paraguay and Uganda). Additionally, my recently retired father volunteers with the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer program (F2F). F2F leverages the expertise of US […]Read More
03/31/17 11:10 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Peru as they endure hardships brought about by heavy rains, flooding and mudslides. Light a candle and join us in prayer at the CRS Virtual Votive Chapel. There are significant needs in the Diocese of Chulucanas (Province of Piura)—made worse by the continuing rain. A […]Read More
03/24/17 2:39 pm
By The Most Rev. Thomas Wenski Editor’s Note: At the recent meeting of the CRS Board of Directors—the USCCB-appointed group of bishops, religious, and laity tasked with governing and supporting the work of CRS—Archbishop Thomas Wenski (Miami) celebrated mass for his fellow bishops, board members and CRS staff. What follows is his homily. The “Charmaine” he […]Read More
07/22/18 11:07 pm
Prayer, like the liturgy, should be lived out. If there is one prayer we should especially endeavor to live out it should be the Our Father — the prayer that St. Augustine held up at the model for all others. Jesus gave us the Our Father when asked to teach us how to pray, and, in […]Read More
07/22/18 11:05 pm
Expressions of Freedom “It is a problem which exists at the cultural, social, and political level, where it reveals its more sinister and disturbing aspect in the tendency, ever more widely shared, to interpret the above crimes [contraception, sterilization, abortion, euthanasia] as legitimate expressions of individual freedom, to be acknowledged and protected as actual rights” […]Read More
07/22/18 11:02 pm
Our Lord is not bound by time. But our Lord chooses to act in time — in his own good time. The first deacon says quietly to the priest at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy, “It is time for the Lord to act.” The Lord acts in time. He is acting here and now. […]Read More