Planted for Life Retreat
Our Confirmation year 1 students are having their 3 days Retreat. Please keep them and their leaders in your prayers.
Parents, please turn in your permission package.
His Hand Christian Service
Christmas Basket Program. Many people have already made their Christmas gift lists. We hope that your list includes help our needy neighbors. You can do that this weekend, December 7-8 when His Hands staff will be out on the patio after Mass asking for you help
19TH Annual Christmas Boutique
The Ladies of the Knights of Columbus and Friends will be holding their annual boutique on December 8 from 8 am – 3 pm in Doyle Hall. With over 40 vendors who will be offering homemade tamales, egg rolls, baked goods, homemade crafts and Christmas items. We will also have a huge raffle of prizes all donated by the vendors. Santa will be there all day, so bring the children. Proceeds have enabled us to donate to local charities and our parish. Please help by supporting us and our Church.
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Monday, Dec. 9, this year is not “A Holy Day of Obligation”
6:30 am and 9:00 am—English
Come and receive the healing power of Jesus Christ, our Risen Lord. Mass with Fr. Charles Lueras, Charismatic Priest on Monday, December 9 at Holy Spirit Church. Praise and worship, adoration and Mass begin at 6:30pm.
For more information, please contact Ruth Vinson at 714-585-6814.
Our Lady Guadalupe’s Celebration
Our Lady’s celebration will be on Thursday, December 12. It will begin with “Las Mananitas” in Doyle Hall at 4:30am followed by Mass at 5am. Reception immediately following in Doyle Hall. All are Welcome!!!
O Come Let Us Adore Him Friday, December 13 at 7:30pm in the Church
You are all cordially invited for our special and festive annual Christmas Concert presented by the Holy Spirit Music Ministry and Parish Priests.
The concert will feature seasonal vocal and instrumental selections, including a few carols for all to sing.
Delicious light refreshments will follow the concert in Doyle Hall.
Free admission - all are welcome!
Note: We need help from our parish community with donations of cookies, brownies, cupcakes, pies, etc. Please bring your donations to Doyle Hall before the concert. For more information, please contact Pat Goodman at 714-847-6617 or email@example.com. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
Holy Spirit Christmas Dinner
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 9667. All are invited to our annual Christmas dinner on Saturday, December 14 at Doyle Hall. Social at 6pm and Dinner at 6:30pm. There will be caroling, sing-a-long with the singing knights, raffle, silent auction, and a chance to get your last minute requests in when Santa stops by! Get your tickets after Mass or at Parish Office. $15 Adult; $6 Child 6-12 and Children under 6 Free.
Respect Life Committee
Next Sunday, December 15, the Respect Life Committee will lead a Pro-Life Rosary immediately following each Mass at the Memorial to the Unborn Baby Grotto. Please join us!
Faith Formation Program
All our parishioners are invited to assist us in evaluating our Faith Formation Program by participating in our Religious Education Survey. We appreciate your feedback! We especially appreciate the feedback from the parents of our children and teens currently enrolled. Thank you for working with us to strengthen our Faith Formation Program here at Holy Spirit.
Please take the survey. We value your participation and feedback. Thank you!
Learn about our Catechetical Plan. In the months to come, we will be dialoguing with different Ministry heads, organizations and parishioners to help determine our parish's current and future needs. This will help us write a plan that will service our parish needs for the present and immediate future. This plan will become available for all to see so that we can work together to help our parishioners grow spiritually here at Holy Spirit.
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Advent 2013 Parish Mission
Parish Mission (English)
Monday, December 16, 9:45 AM by Fr. Joe Donovan, in the Church
All English Masses Dec. 14-15, by Fr. Joe Donovan
Parish Mission (Vietnamese)
Wednesday & Thursday, December 11 & 12, 7:00 PM
Advent 2013 Penance Service
Penance Service (Individual Confessions)
Monday, December 16
Penance Service (Individual Confessions)
Tuesday, December 17
Note: There will be confessions every Monday before the 9am Mass (8:15 - 8:45am) during Advent.
Eucharistic Minister Training
December 18, 7pm in the Church Sacristy, all interested please attend. We are in need of ministers for all Masses.
For questions, please contact Joan Kennedy at 714-865-5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Christmas Mass Schedule
Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24
4:00 PM Children's Mass (English) - CHURCH
4:00 PM (English) - HALL
6:00 PM (English) - CHURCH
6:00 PM (English/Spanish)- HALL
8:00 PM (Vietnamese)
11:00 PM (English)
Christmas Day -Wednesday, December 25
7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12 Noon (All in English)
1:30 PM (Vietnamese) - CHURCH & HALL
3:00 PM (Vietnamese)
Evangelii Gaudium of the Holy Father Francis
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19th Annual Vocations Banquet
Saturday, January 25th, 2014
Join us for the 19th Annual Vocations Banquet
Gathering 6pm; Dinner 7pm
Guest Speaker is Bishop Alexander Salazar, Aux Bishop of Los Angeles
Tickets $30 Purchased in Advance
Call Parish Office 714-963-1811 or mail check to Holy Spirit Church
17270 Ward Street - Fountain Valley, CA 92708