Adoration for the month of December will be on Friday, Dec. 4 after the 9am Mass until the 9:00am Mass on Saturday, Dec. 5. Come and keep Jesus company for just one hour.
“The Church and the world have a great need of Eucharistic worship.” Pope Saint John Paul II You are invited to grow in faith and love of our Lord by coming to Eucharistic Adoration. Whether you regularly visit the Blessed Sacrament chapel or have never experienced the quiet and peace of praying before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, all are invited to participate. Adoration Partners are needed on the 4th and 5th of each month for our 24 Hour Adoration from 10am to 6am the next day as well as our 24 Hour Friday Adoration from 10am to 9am the next day. Please contact the Parish Office to sign up to spend an hour with Jesus.
The Ladies Knights of Columbus & Friends presents the 21st Christmas Boutique on Sunday, December 6 from 8-3pm. Bring your children to see Santa. There will be eggrolls, tamales, baked goods, homemade soup and more. Lots of raffle prizes and all profits are donated to charities.
2015 Christmas Concert
December 11 , Friday 7:30pm at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
2015 Christmas Dinner
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, December 12 at 6pm with Social Hour at 6pm and dinner at 7pm.
Christmas Concert Sponsors
Our Parish Christmas Concert is around the corner, Friday, December 11 at 7:30pm. We are once again asking for your help in raising money to rent risers for the event, which will cost approximately $800. If you're a business owner or if your family would be able to help sponsor our event, please send your donation to the Parish Office with a memo, “Christmas Concert Sponsor.” We appreciate any assistance and we hope you will join us on Friday, December 11, at 7:30pm for this wonderful event. Thank you and may Jesus, through the intercession of Mary and St. Joseph, bless you and your generosity.
SAVE THE DATES: All Are Invited
• Tue. & Wed., Dec. 1 & 2, 7:00pm: Parish Mission in
English With Fr. Ed Broom.
• Thu. & Fri., Dec. 3 & 4, 7:00pm: Vietnamese Parish
Mission with Fr. Tiến Lộc.
• Sun., Dec. 6 from 8:00am - 3:00pm: Christmas Boutique
• Tue., Dec. 8: Feast of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception.
Mass schedule to be announced.
• Fri., Dec.11, 7:00pm: Trilingual Christmas Concert
• Sat., Dec. 12, 6:00pm: Parish Christmas Dinner
• Mon. & Tue., Dec. 14 & 15, 7:00pm: Penance Service
• Friday, Dec. 18, 8:00pm: VN Christmas Concert, “Chúa
Thương Loài Người.” This is a fundraising event. Tickets are required.
Faith Formation News
• Planted for Life Retreat: Friday-Sunday, December 18 - 20
Our Confirmation year 1 students are having their three day Retreat at the Outdoor Education Center in Irvine. Parents & students, please turn in your permission package
(Permission form, Behavior agreement, Payment $150; payment increase after
due date) by December 15th. Visit our website for more information & package.
• Youth Day: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Youth Day is held annually on the Thursday of the Religious Education Congress weekend. It is a day just for youth from many different backgrounds from throughout the Archdiocese of LA and beyond to participate in a rally, liturgy and workshops.
This is a mandatory event for all Confirmation1 students. First come, first served.
Please turn in your permission package & full payment of $50 by January 15, 2016 or $55 after due date. For more details & package visit our website.
Christmas is coming and the Knights of Columbus will be selling Christmas Cards after all Masses. Please Keep Christ In Christmas by sending only religious cards to remind your friends and relatives of the true meaning of Christmas.
Our Children's Choir will be preparing for the upcoming Christmas Concert on December 11, as well as the 4:00pm Children's Christmas Eve Mass. For any children who would like to participate, please contact the Music Ministry Office at (714) 963-1811 Ext. 124.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration
Saturday, December 12, 2015. You are cordially invited to join us with the Mañanitas at 4:30am in Doyle Hall, followed by our traditional Mariachi Mass at 5:00am in the Church. Our celebration will be followed with a reception at which time the raffle will take place in Doyle Hall.
Come and celebrate with us. Dress warm! Raffle Tickets for only $1 each. First Prize - $200.00; Second Prize - $100.00; Third & Fourth Prizes - $50.00. Plus many other prizes. Thank you in advance for your support! The drawings will be held in Doyle Hall at the reception for Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, December 12. Muchas Gracias! Las damas de la Sociedad de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.
A new class is starting in December 2015, with Confirmation on Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016. If you are an adult, have been baptized and received your First Communion, but have NOT received your Confirmation, please join this class, be confirmed and become a fully initiated member of the Catholic faith. All Catholics are strongly encouraged to be Confirmed and to receive the strength to practice the Christian Faith. For more info., please visit us at FaithFormationhsfv.org or contact our office at (714) 963-7871.
We are in great need of Greeters before the 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, and 12:00pm Masses. This ministry creates a sense of family unity and welcome to our Church.
If you have an outgoing spirit and enjoy meeting parishioners please call Bev White at (714) 963-9275 to volunteer your time and talent.
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: every Sunday at 4:00pm or Wednesday at 7:00pm.
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