Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 14, 2007 - Bulletin


The Lord has revealed to the nations His saving power.

Psalm 98


THEME OF OUR LITURGY -
We must not contain our gratitude to God.

First Reading: 2 Kings 5:14-17 “Now I know that there is no God in all the earth, except in Israel.”

Second Reading: 2 Timothy 2:8-13 If we have died with Christ we shall also live with Christ.

Gospel: Luke 17:11-19 The Samaritan, realizing he had been healed, glorified God in a loud voice.


MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK

Sunday, October 14

8:00 AM

People of the Parish

10:00 AM

Rodrigo Castolo (D)

Noon

Priest’s Intention

5:00 PM

Priest’s Intention


Monday, October 15

8:00 AM

Ruth McGinnis (D)


Tuesday, October 16

8:00 AM

John Duran (L)


Wednesday, October 17

8:00 AM

Alice Hocker (D)


Thursday, October 18

8:00 AM

Priest’s Intention


Friday, October 19

8:00 AM

Priest’s Intention


Saturday, October 20

8:00 AM

Pedro Rabelas (D)

5:00 PM

Marie Bacigalupi (D)


COLLECTION TOTALS - October 7, 2007

First Collection Total - $ 4,372.00
Second Collection Total - $ 1,251.00 (CCD Program)
Thank you for your continued support!


Our Second Collection this Sunday is for Parish Improvement Fund.
Our Second Collection next Sunday is for World Mission Sunday.

Thanks to our generous Mater Dolorosa Parishioners we were able to send checks to the following organizations:

St. Vincent de Paul $1,720.00
Priest’s Retirement Fund $2,949.00
M.D. CCD Program $3,264.00

(Funds for CCD include building maintenance, PG & E, and supplies).

Thank you!


We pray for all the sick in our parish family, especially:

Dolton Delahoussaye, Jack Devine, John Duran, Dawn Hassinger, and Lory Manzano.


Jesus healed ten lepers in today’s Gospel. Only one (ten percent) came back to say thank you. I, too, have received many blessings from the Lord . . . Indeed, all I am and all I have is gift! How often have I remembered to thank Him?

“Stewardship by the Book” by Sharon Huekel


UPCOMING EVENTS AT MATER DOLOROSA CHURCH

Sunday, October 21st at all the Masses: Father Brian gives the State of the Parish Report

Sunday, October 28th, at 10:00 a.m. Mass: Halloween Mass. Children may come in costume. Prize for the best costume: $100.00 First Prize, $50.00 Second Prize, and $25.00 Third Prize

Wednesday, October 31st (Halloween): Trick or Treaters welcomed at the Rectory from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 1st (All Saint’s Day): Holy Day of Obligation. Masses at 8:00 a.m., 12 Noon & 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 2nd (All Soul’s Day): Masses at 8:00 a.m., 12 Noon & 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3rd, at 11:00a.m.: Mater Dolorosa Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Sunday, November 4th, at 10:00 a.m. Mass: Mass of Remembrance. We remember all our parishioners that died during this past year.

Tuesday, November 6th: Election Day. Go vote!

Sunday, November 18th at all Masses: Father James O’Toole from Christian Foundation for Children and Aging will preach.

Thursday, November 22nd, at 10:00 a.m.: Thanksgiving Mass. No 8:00 a.m. Mass today. A collection will be taken up for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Bring your bread and wine for your Thanksgiving meal to be blessed!

Wednesday, November 28th at 7:30 p.m.: Mike McDevitt speaks in the Church on “Jesus is the Reason for the Season.”

Saturday December 1st at 12:00 Noon: Christmas Bingo Luncheon

Sunday, December 2nd at all Masses: Blessing of the 2008 calendars

Sunday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m.: A visit from St. Nicholas.

Wednesday, December 5th at 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.: Father Bill Nicholas speaks in the Church on “The Infancy Gospels, Part I.”

Saturday, December 8th (Immaculate Conception): Holy Day of Obligation, Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon.

Saturday, December 8th at 6:00 pm.: Parish Christmas Thank You Dinner for all our volunteers in the Parish Hall. By invitation only!

Wednesday, December 12th at 8:00 a.m.: Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Wednesday, December 12th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.: Father Bill Nicholas speaks in the Church on “The Infancy Gospels, Part II.”


A big “thank you” to the following 26 people who gave blood on September 23rd at our annual Blood Drive. Your gift of self will certainly save lives:

Dianne Alberto

Irena Gilligan

Carla Miller

Elizabeth Alvaro

Martha Hernandez

Dennison Raval

Louella Angeles

Benjamin Hernandez-Carr

James Rivera

Ann Cepeda

Sonia Hernandez-Velasco

Stella Rodriguez

Robert Cianciolo

Adrian Japson

Catherine Rosaia

Vera Cianciolo

Arlene Japson

Ellen Varley

Jim Cosentino

Nancy Lann

May Villavicencio

Jermaine Del Rosario

Claire Latham

Ryan Woods

Frances Dunleavy

Mark Lidwell


Craft Fair
St. Veronica’s Church
Parish Center
434 Alida Way
So. San Francisco, CA 94080
Sunday, October 21st
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For further information call
Kathy Campagna (650) 755-1872
Space is still available if you are interested!