Tuesday, March 10 at 7pm. Penance service will be in English followed by individual confession.
Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm. Penance service will be in Vietnamese followed by individual confession.
· Tĩnh Tâm Hội Các Bà Mẹ Công Giáo ngày Chúa Nhật ngày 15/3 vào l úc 9:30 sáng.
· Huynh Đoàn Đa Minh sẽ họp vào ngày 15 tháng 3 lúc 2:45 chiều tại phòng số 2 và 3.
First Holy Communion Retreat: Sunday, March 8 at 8:30 - 4:15pm.
· Please arrive by 8:30am; eat breakfast at home & wear comfortable clothes.
· Parents come at 2pm to pray with students.
· Mass at 3:15pm; Parents are to pick up their children around 4:15pm.
Youth Day: Thursday, March 12
· Students arrive at Holy Spirit Doyle Hall at 6am and will return by 5pm.
· Please turn in your permission slips and payment of $50.
Free The Fire Retreat: Friday, March 20 - Sunday, March 22.
· Please arrive by 3:30pm, Friday, March 20
· Students return on Sunday for the 5pm Mass. Parents and sponsors are expected to attend Mass.
· There will be a short meeting in Doyle Hall after Mass.
· Please turn in your permission package and payment of $150.
Wednesday, April 1 at 6pm in Doyle Hall. The Last Supper was a Seder meal when Jesus instituted the Eucharist. For more information and reservation, contact Hank Greenberg at 714-963-7433.
40 Days For Life Campaign
The 40 Days for Life Campaign is an international Pro-Life effort to mobilize Christians to save babies from abortion. The 40 days began in Feb. 18 and ends on March 29th. It involves a peaceful prayer vigil outreach outside an abortion facility. Holy Spirit Respect Life Committee invites you to join us for prayer at our committed time Saturday, March 14 at 10:30am on the sidewalk outside Planned Parenthood facility located at 700 South Tustin in Tustin. What better “FAST” of time can you give to the Lord, than defense of the voiceless unborn from their termination. If you need a ride, call Rochelle at 714-839-7617.
Big Bear Summer Camps
As in the past years, His Hands is offering camperships at the Sacred Heart Camp in Big Bear.
· Family Weekend Camp: Parents and Children (4-college age) Thursday-Sunday, June 18-21 or June 25-28.
· Girl’s Week Camp: 8-15 years old, Sunday-Saturday, July 12-18 or July 26-August 1.
Please note: Reservations are accepted on first come first served basis. Please contact Sr. Cecilia or Roz Esh in the Faith Formation office at 714-963-7871 or His Hands at 714-968-2111.
Our next Children’s choir rehearsal will be on Wednesday, March 11 at 6:45pm in the Music Room. All children ages 5 to 13 are invited to join the choir. For more info, please contact Music Ministry at 714-963-1811 ext. 124.
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Party
Saturday, March 14 in Doyle Hall. Social Hour at 6pm and dinner at 6:30pm. Irish dancers, sing-a-long with the singing knights, raffle, silent auction, and more. Ticket price are $15 for adult; and $7.50 for children. Children 6 and under free. Earlybird discount of $2per ticket if purchased by March 8th.
Peace and Justice
S.H.I.P – Holy Spirit shares our love in service to the Lord! Please let me know if your ministry would like to host SHIP one evening during March 21-April 3. Our confirmation classes have reserved 5 evenings! Just send me a couple of dates you might be interested in and we will put you on the calendar. This is a wonderful way to build community. Please contact Pat Goodman at 714-847-6617 or email@example.com
The Annual Chrism Mass of the Blessing of the Holy Oils and Renewal of Priestly Commitment will be celebrated at St. Columban Church on Monday of Holy Week, March 30 at 5:30pm with Bishop Kevin Vann. All are encouraged to come.
Men’s Annual Retreat
at MATER DOLOROSA PASSIONIST RETREAT CENTER on April 10-12, 2015. All presentations are in the English language, but the men from every cultural background are invited. The theme for this year is Holy Waiting…In a world that can’t wait. All men of the parish including high school age young men and any relatives or friends of parishioners even though they may go to another parish. This is a time for separating ourselves from the usual distractions of life and in a setting of beauty and solitude, receive God’s blessings for you. This may be a life changing experience for you. Carpooling is available for transportation. Private rooms and showers for attendees. Call now for more information or to make your reservation with Tom Mueller at (714) 775-1246.
Our parish goal for the 2015 Pastoral Services Appeal is for at least 1,000 of families to pledge $316,000. Your donations will go toward needed improvements in Doyle Hall.
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Lent is around the corner. The Faith Formation Team offered suggestions to live a holy Lenten Season. Resources for Lent will be in the back of the Church for a suggested donation of $1.
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Lenten Fish Dinner
All Fridays during Lent from 5-7PM in Doyle Hall. Menu includes buffet of fried or baked fish, New England clam chowder, fish stew, pasta, vegetables, onion rings, and much more.
Lenten Bible Study
Come and get closer to Jesus during Lent. Join us every Monday evening at 7PM during Lent. TOPIC: Jesus’ Journey to the Cross – A Love unto Death. Please contact Mary and Dick at 714-531-8088 for more info.
Financial contribution statements for 2014 will be mailed out ONLY upon request. If you wish your statement to be mailed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Parish Office at 714-963-1811.
LA Religious Education Congress
Anaheim Convention Center, (March 13-15), the largest event of its kind in the US. Its objective is to offer in-service eduation and spiritual formation to those in catechetical and related ministries. It offers more than 280 workshops covering a vast range of topics from spirituality, music, and personal development to biblical studies and catechesis.
Come into our Faith Formation Office to pick up a booklet or register at RECongress.org
Bethany Support Group
Have you lost a loved one recently? If so, please consider attending a meeting of Bethany support group. We meet every Tuesday at 7PM. Bethany is an encouraging self-help group, supportive of each other during times of grief. For additional info, please call Mary 714-531-8088.
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