Holy Spirit Church Family Picnic
Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 10 AM – 3 PM at Green Valley Association Greenbelt (the park in front of the Church). It is a great opportunity to meet and make friends with other parishioners and their families. Free food, water, games, music, raffle for a Target Gift Card, and face painting.
Please RSVP to Jason Ta at email@example.com or sign up at the patio area before and after all masses.
You’re welcome to bring blankets, lounge chairs, and soft drinks. NO PETS and ALCOHOL allowed in the park.
Spanish Mass (Misa en Español) - Saturdays at 6:30 PM
You’re all invited to our Spanish Mass every Saturday at 6:30 PM. Once a month, join us for pan dulce (delicious sweet bread) in the patio, where you'll have a chance to meet others in the community. There are also many opportunities to help with the Mass and share your talents. Please help us spread the word about our Mass! Muchas Gracias y nos vemos pronto!
Monthly Eucharistic Adoration
Adoration for August will be Monday, August 4, after the 9 AM Mass and will continue until the 6:30 AM Mass on Wednesday, August 5. Come and keep Jesus company for one hour.
The Faith Formation Program at our parish is in need of Catechists. We invite you (parents, teachers, college students….) to consider being God's messenger to spread the Good News and open the children's hearts to the Lord. As a person of faith, you share your own faith experiences. This can be your love of God, your gratitude for God's many gifts, and your personal friendship with Jesus. You can volunteer as a main teacher, assistant, office helper, or special events helper. Classes are schedule on Saturday and weekdays, Grade 1 through Confirmation. FMI, Please call 714-963-7871
Family Support Services: Common Sense Parenting
CSP Classes can help you:
· Build strong, healthy relationship with your children
· Address a child’s problem behavior
· Minimize problems that disrupt family life
· Raise responsible, caring children
Classes are FREE
Classes will be held in English on Monday, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11.
Knights of Columbus Membership Drive
August 8 & 9, the Knights of Holy Spirit Council 9667 are extending a special invitation to our Catholic brothers to become a Knight in our order. Membership in the Knights is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See and who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the 10 Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. To join, simply call Ramon Garcia, Membership Director, at 714-775-7160 or Jason Koors, Deputy Director, at 626-775-9841
Registration for Faith Formation
We would like to welcome parents to register their children grades First Holy Communion, Grades 3-8 & Confirmation during the Month of August in the Faith Formation Office or Room 7-8-9:
Monday - Friday (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Saturdays: Aug. 9, 16, 23 (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
Sundays: Aug. , 10, 17, 24 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Classes will begin September 16
Legion of Mary
Legion of Mary has a Pilgrim Virgin Statue that you can request to have in your home for one week. Families receive great blessings of peace and healing by honoring our Blessed Mother’s visitation in their homes. Members of the Legion of Mary will bring and pick up the Statue. There will be sign up after all Masses next weekend, August 16-17, or call Sadie Butscher at714-968-6014.
4th Annual Friends for Life Golf Classic at Miles Square
August 26 with the Support Horizon Pregnancy Clinic with our featured guest speaker Nancy Pham from the Vietnamese Hotline for Pregnant Women. For more info, please call Joan Kennedy at 714-865-5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you very much for your generosity to the Courageous Cupcake stand. Thanks to all of you, we raised $2,040 which means that 102 courageous children fighting cancer will receive a JoyJar filled with toys and fun activities. There are 500,000 children in the world who have been diagnosed with cancer, and this donation will bring a lot of smiles to 102 of these children. For more information about how you can help, please visit: negu.org
Noon Contemporary Group
We are looking for another male singer to join our group that sings every Sunday at the Noon Mass. The individual must be at least 18 years old, must know how to read music well, must be available for rehearsals, and must be very dependable. Please contact the Music Ministry Office at 714-963-1811 Ext 124 to schedule an audition. Thank you!
Line Dancing Class
First Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in Doyle Hall. No experience is necessary for this fun and exhilarating exercise. All ages welcome! Call Lary Doan for details at 714-963-9424.
2014 PSA: Proud to be Catholic – Sent to Serve
Thank you to the 617 families who have pledged $195,161.00 to support the mission of the Church in our diocese through their commitment to the Pastoral Services Appeal. Now that we have passed our goal all additional gifts will go directly to support our parish. Participation, regardless of how large or small, is still very important. If you have not yet made your pledge, you may do so this weekend by placing your PSA envelope in the offertory basket at Mass or the Parish Office.
June Stewardship Reflection
If you manage your bills online, we’re sure you’ll like giving to Holy Spirit Catholic Church online. It’s safe and secure, and you decide exactly when your gift is made and where it goes. Online giving let’s you set up a recurring pledge or a one-time gift to our offertory and special collections, so you’ll be able to give the way you want-even if you’ve forgotten your envelope. Read more.
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