There will be a second collection on the weekend of May 30-31 for Parishes Collaboration. This collection is for assisting parishes in the Diocese of Orange that exhibit ongoing needs. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.
Sunday, May 24th following the Noon mass, we will have a general meeting from 1:30 - 3:30pm in Doyle Hall in Rm. C-4. If you're a young adult and want to be more involved in the parish or have a better connection to God, please join us! We'll have fellowship, fun, and a light lunch will be provided!
Friday, June 19th, Lumen Christi will be helping the children of Orangewood Children and Family Center make 4th of July cards for local Vets in appreciation for all that they've done. This will be a great volunteer opportunity to interact with these children currently staying at the shelter and also showing show gratitude to our local Vets. Please RVSP by June 5th and because this is a County shelter for children, all volunteers must be of age 18 and up.
Summer Movie Nights on the church lawn are returning on Friday June 26th! Mark your calendars! For more info or to RSVP, please email us at email@example.com or call Paul at (562)896-5021.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Society Meeting
Wednesday, June 3 in Room 2 in Doyle Hall. Rosary begins at 7pm our meeting immediately follows. We invite you to participate and join us for fellowship.
Saturday, June 6 at 4pm. All are invited to participate in a profession of our faith in the Real Presence and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Gathering will be at 3:40pm in the grass area.
Thursday, June 4 after the 9am Mass and will continue until 6:30am Mass on Friday, June 5. Come and keep Jesus company for one hour. Weekly Exposition is held on Friday at 9:30am until Saturday at 9am.
Family Summer Concert
The Music Conductor at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Grant Sevdayan, is also the Director of the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra which is sponsoring a Family Summer Concert featuring KIDS AND COMEDY at Golden West College, Mainstage Theater, on Sunday, June 14 at 3:30 P.M. It will feature a range of entertainment from comedy to children's chorus and young violinist, Ellie Loga. Tickets for this fun afternoon are: Adults: $20 ($28 at door); Senior & Student: $18 ($25 at door). To order, go ONLINE: hbsymphony.org (PayPal). For more info, call 714-274-5524.
R210B THEOLOGICAL FORMATION
Saturdays, June 20 & 27
9AM - 5:30PM, Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Instructor: Jim Crofut
This course provides a more complete and systematic study of Catholic teaching that flows from the Scriptures, Traditions and Magisterium. Basic theological understanding of the Catholic faith will be discussed in areas such as sacred scripture, Christology, and moral theology, among others.
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.
2015 Parish Picnic
Save the date! Our annual parish picnic will be on Sunday, August 9 from 10-3pm.
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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