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Altar and Rosary Society Meeting
The regular meeting of the Altar and Rosary Society will take place on Tuesday, November 20th. All are invited to attend and participate. After prayer and Mass at 10:30 a.m., the usual luncheon and business meeting will follow in the parish hall.
Altar and Rosary Bake Sale
The Altar and Rosary Society’s Thanksgiving Bake Sale will be held November 17th and 18th. Please join us after Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Mass on November 17th and after Sunday, 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masses on November 18th. Also if you would like to donate baked goods, please drop them off between 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Saturday or before Masses on Sunday. All proceeds benefit the Altar and Rosary Society. Thank you for your support!
Rosary Society Cash Drawing and Christmas Luncheon
Invitations and drawing tickets were sent to the registered families for the upcoming Altar and Rosary Society Christmas luncheon. If you are not registered and would like information on this event, envelopes are in the rear of the church marked Altar and Rosary Society. Please take one. You may pick up a free ticket at the rectory on Tuesday, November 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The luncheon is scheduled for December 4th.
Need for Food After Thanksgiving
Many agencies have cared for the needy leading up to Thanks- giving. Now there will be a lull in support. If you have food- stuffs left over that you won’t use, then drop these non- perishable items in the hutch at the entrance of the church. We will get the food to the Five Cities’ Christian Women’s food dis- tribution center. If you are interested in donating your time to the effort (1 or 2 afternoons per month), please call the rectory.
Respect for the Lifestyle of the Friars
It is probably overdue to remind the parishioners that the Friars have a schedule of prayer and meals that needs to be respect- ed. The communal prayer takes place at 11:45 a.m. and at 4:45 p.m. It is truly annoying to have the telephone or doorbell ringing at these times. In addition, the communal meal is en- joyed at noon. This is community time for the Friars. Please be more careful to observe office hours Monday through Friday (9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.).
Events Outside the Parish
1) The Conventual Franciscans of Our Lady of Consolation Province (headquartered in Indiana) staffed the parish from about the 1930s to about the 1970s. Perhaps you have old pictures or other items lying around the house that depict a friar or friars working in the parish. The Province Archives of the Province of Our Lady of Consolation and the former Custody of Our Lady of Guadalupe would love to have them. The Archives Office of the Province would be willing to take such items. A note attached to the items explaining dates, people involved, etc. would be greatly appreciated. They can be sent to: Province Archives, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis, IN 47146 or emailed to email@example.com.
2) The Newman Center at Cal Poly is operational with the start of school. The center is meant to help Catholic students at local colleges to have a place to live and express their faith. Masses are celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Chapel at the Newman Center (Sunday at 6:00 p.m. and Monday through Thursday at 11:10 a.m.). Various ministries are offered at Newman; details are at (www.slonewman.org). The center is located at 1472 Foothill Boulevard, San Luis Obispo; the office is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (543- 4105).
Father Jacob is Now Online
Father Jacob now has an email account set up to communicate with the parishioners. It is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pray for Those in the Military
Please pray for members of the parish family who are in the military. Prayers for those in our Nation’s Military: Major Chris Valine (USAF) and Boatswain Mate Ashley Valine (US Coast Guard). To include prayers for those in the military, please e-mail your request to email@example.com.
Franciscan Quarterly Newsletter
The most recent newsletter for the Conventual Franciscans in California and Vietnam is now available. Please take one home to review the life and ministries of the Friars in our various par- ishes, schools and houses.
Coffee and Donuts
Coffee and donuts will be available Sunday morning in the hall.
Protecting Our Children—Safe Environment
Given the recent public outcry over abuse of children in the Catholic Church, a FIRM policy is needed. The parish has fol- lowed the directives of the diocese for years. On Wednesday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., only authorized individuals and person- nel who have been cleared by the diocese may be in the parish hall (parents or guardians may bring or pick up the children in the hall). NOBODY ELSE will be permitted ANYWHERE in the hall. The NOBODY includes members of the Knights of Columbus, the Altar and Rosary Society and Martha’s Ministry and anyone else. Join us in protecting the children.
Prayers for those who are ill
If there is someone ill you wish to be added to our list of prayers for the sick, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org NO LATER THAN 12:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, or call the Parish Office (805)773-2219 Ext. 24.
Father Christopher Deitz, Brother Christopher Saindon, Armida Robb, Irene Duralde, Jack Nunes, Sandi Morrissey,
Joy Gifford, Janice Shields and Jennifer Ojeda.
READINGS FOR THE WEEK
Monday: Rv 1:1-4; 2:1-5; Ps 1:1-4, 6; Lk 18:35-43
Tuesday: Rv 3:1-6, 14-22; Ps 15:2-5; Lk 19:1-10
Wednesday: Rv 4:1-11; Ps 150:1b-6; Lk 19:11-28
Thursday: Rv 5:1-10; Ps 149:1b-6a, 9b; Lk 19:41-44 Thanksgiving Day—Suggested:
Sir 50:22-24; 1 Cor 1:3-9; Lk 17:11-19
Friday: Rv 10:8-11; Ps 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131;
Saturday: Rv 11:4-12; Ps 144:1b, 2, 9-10; Lk 20:27-40
Sunday: Dn 7:13-14; Ps 93:1-2,5; Rv 1:5-8; Jn 18:33b-37
SAINTS AND SPECIAL OBSERVANCES
Sunday: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
Thursday: St. Cecilia; Thanksgiving Day
Friday: St. Clement I; St. Columban;
Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro
Saturday: St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions
This Sunday’s Gospel is our final selection from Mark for this liturgical year. It is taken from the end of Jesus’ teaching in Jerusalem immediately preceding the account of his arrest and passion. In it Jesus gives his disciples hope to sustain them through his passion and death and any persecution or suffering that they would encounter after his resurrection.
The words from the book of Daniel also provided hope and encouragement to the people of Daniel’s time. The encourage- ment in these scriptures is meant for us as well, for none of us will escape tribulation in our lives. Followers of Jesus will be able to endure suffering with joyful hope, knowing that Christ’s love will lead us along the way of discipleship and give us eternal life with God.await him” (Hebrews 9:28).
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