31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 30, 2005 - Bulletin


The greatest among you must be your servant.

– Matthew 23:11


THEME OF OUR LITURGY - “Practice what you Preach”
Malachi 1:14b—2:2b.8-10 Worship the One God who created us, and keep faith with one another.

1 Thessalonians 2:7b-9,13 You have received not a human word but the Word of God.

Matthew 23:1-12 Call no one your father on earth; you have but one Father, the one in heaven.


AS A PARISH COMMUNITY

We pray for all the sick in our parish, especially: Maureen Dan, Tom Cathey, Richard Jordan, Malen Ferrer, John Duran, Florence Favrow, John Hartlein, Margaret Caylao.
ELECTION NEWS

Vote “yes” on Proposition 73. The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that government is obligated to protect the rights of parents: “The political community has a duty to honor the family, to assist it, and to ensure especially the freedom to establish a family, to have children, and to bring them up in keeping with the family’s own moral and religious convictions


SUNDAY CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Many thanks to those parishioners who contributed to the Church Collection last Sunday. Amount received: $ 4,682 and the World Mission Sunday. Amount received: $2,130.00 Cost of running the Parish for the week: $5,200. 00.


SECOND COLLECTION

Second Collection next weekend is for the support of our Parish School. Please give generously!


ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DINNER
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH, SIX O’CLOCK (6:00 p.m.)

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Mater Dolorosa Conference invites you to the Annual International Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5th at 6:00 p.m. Please join us for a night of fun, food and fellowship as we raise money for the needy families in the community. Bring your family, friends and neighbors! (Also bring a favorite dish if you you’d like to share.) Call Diane Houlihan at 952-3646 or 875-1239 for more information.


FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION AND BENEDICTION

First Friday Adoration and Benediction is on Friday, November 4th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Church. All parishioners are invited to attend.


UPCOMING EVENTS

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30TH

  • Children’s Halloween Mass: 10:00 a.m.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST (HALLOWEEN)

  • Please drop by the Rectory & Convent between 6 to 8 p.m. for some “treats.”

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST (ALL SAINTS DAY; Holy Day of Obligation.)

  • Masses are at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. (School Mass), 12 Noon, and 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND (ALL SOULS DAY):

  • Masses are at 8 am. 12 Noon, and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 5th

  • St. Vincent de Paul’s International Dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 6th

  • Special Mass for Deceased Parishioners at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, November 13th

  • Initiation Mass for First Eucharist Children at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, November 20th

  • Parishioner’s State of the Parish Talk at all the Masses
  • Father Brian’s State of the Parish Talk at all the Masses
  • Knights of Columbus Speaker at all the Masses

Thursday, November 24th, (THANKSGIVING)

  • Mass at 10 a.m. (No 8 am Mass)

MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK


Sunday, October 30

8 AM

Lourdes Lamb (D)

10 AM

Thanksgiving

Noon

Grace Echeverria (D)

5 PM

People of the Parish


Monday, October 31

8 AM

Gerarda Tamindong (D)


Tuesday, November 1

8 AM

Maria Sarzaba (D)


Wednesday, November 2

8 AM

Santo Radovan & children (D)


Thursday, November 3

8 AM

Stella Thomas (D)


Friday, November 4

8 AM

Efren Velasco (D)


Saturday, November 5

8 AM

Reynaldo Belenzo Jr. (Th)

5 PM

Banjo Valera (D)


May the eyes of our hearts be enlightened, that we may know what is the hope, that belongs to his call, what are the riches of glory in his inheritance among the holy ones. Amen.

– Ephesians 1:8