July 4, Independence Holiday
July 4, Independence Holiday: The Parish Office will be closed from Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5. There will be NO 6:30am Mass and NO 7pm Mass on Friday, July 3.
What is the Mass?
·Is the Mass confusing to you?
·Do you wonder why we do what we do?
Deacon Phil will explain it all in his talk THE MASS: Meaning and Description Monday, July 6 at 10:00am - 12:00pm OR 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Please attend one of the two sessions. The presentations are identical and both will be in the Church. All are welcome. Bring your non-Catholic friends!
Tuesday, July 7: Dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
English with Fr. Joseph Son Nguyen: Pastoral Response to Life Issues
Vietnamese with Fr. Hưng Quốc Nguyễn, CSsR: Đi Tìm Hạnh Phúc
Thursday, July 16: Dinner sponsored by the Vietnamese Community
English with Fr. Al Baca: Ghosts
Vietnamese with Fr. Joseph Sơn Nguyễn: Những Vấn Đề Sự Sống, Giải Đáp Mục Vụ
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Want to become Catholic?
Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Catholic? If you have not been baptized, have been baptized in another Christian Faith or baptized Catholic and not received your First Eucharist, join our RCIA Year 1 Inquiry: Sunday, July 12 at 5:30pm or Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00pm.
Who: Fr. Benjamin Tran and Fr. Daniel Wilder
What: A Healing Mass
When: Monday, July 13, 2015, with Praise and Worship at 6:30pm and Mass at 7:00pm.
Where: Holy Spirit Church, Fountain Valley
Why: To receive God’s grace, healing, & love!
How: Just Come! Questions?
Call Ruth Vinson at (714) 585-6814 or Pat Rensing at (714) 878-3109
Peace and Justice
We will meet Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30pm in classroom 5. We will focus our prayer and discussion on our parish service to SHIP. We plan to host SHIP from Friday, August 29 - Friday, September 11 by providing 3 meals per day, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and rent. This takes organization and planning but it is well worth it. There are many tasks to accomplish this service. Please come if you would like to be involved in this project or for more info, call Pat at (714) 847-6617 or email: email@example.com. All are welcome!
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Friday, July 17 at 5:30pm. Our meal will be provided by TK Burger. For ALL who have volunteered their time and talent. Join us and bring a guest!!! RSVP by Tuesday, July 14 by email: Office@hsccfv.org by phone (714) 963-1811
Common Sense Parenting
Inviting all Faith Formation parents to FRIDAY (ENGLISH): 7:00pm - 8:30pm in Room 8 July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14
CSP Classes can help you
· Build strong, healthy relationship with your children
· Address a child’s problem behavior
· Minimize problems that disrupt family life
· Raising responsible and caring children
· Classes are FREE
Kingdom Seeker Choir
·Do you attend the Sunday, 5:00pm Mass?
·Will you help proclaim God’s love by singing?
·Will you give God one hour during the week?
If you answered YES to all these questions, the choir needs you! We sing every Sunday during the summer and practice on Friday nights from 8:00pm -9:30pm and before Mass at 4:00pm on Sundays.
For more info, call Andrew Campos (714) 331-5795 or email: Andrew1991@csu.fullerton.edu.
next Potluck and Bonfire will be Saturday, July 18 at 3:00pm in Huntington Beach. To RSVP or for any info, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Paul at (562) 896-5021.
Eucharistic Adoration for the month of July will be cancelled due to the holiday. There will be no Friday weekly exposition of the Holy Eucharistic.
R210C PASTORAL FORMATION
Saturdays, July 18 & 25
9AM - 5:30PM, Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Instructor: Dr. Kathy Schinhofen
This course provides and cultivates attitudes and skills that pertain to effective ministry. An awareness of the nature of catechesis and the catechetical process will be discussed.
For those who want to receive credit toward California Basic Certificate, please register through the Institute for Pastoral Ministry. www.rcbo.org/ipm. There is a fee for certification of $40 per class. Scholarship is also available. For more information or to pick up a form, please come into our office.
Our church building will be closed due to renovation starting Monday, July 20 - Friday, August 14. ALL MASSES (weekday and weekend) will be moved to Doyle Hall. We ask for your patience and cooperation during this time.
2015 Parish Picnic
Sunday, August 9 will be our 6th Annual Parish Picnic at Green Valley Park from 10:00am - 3:00pm. All are encouraged to join in the fun, food, and fellowship.
The 2015 Pastoral Services Appeal (PSA) campaign are pleased to announce that 407 families in our parish have pledged or donated $175,883 to PSA. Thank you to all who so generously have given. Our goal is $316,000 to help fund needed repairs and renovation of Doyle Hall and the classrooms. If you have not yet made your pledge, please pick up a PSA envelop at the PSA table outside the church main entrance and make a pledge after Mass or during the week in the Parish Office.
The Faith Formation Program at our Parish is in need of Catechists. Classes are open on weekends and weekdays. Please prayerfully consider being God’s messenger to spread the Good News and open the children’s hearts to the Lord. For more detail, please contact the office at 714-963-7871.
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