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January 3, 2019 - 6:02am


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Thank You

January 7, 2019

Dear Friends,

Thanks to all who prayed for Ken Moonitz, the son-in-law of Ila Chegwidden. His recent tests show that the cancer is in remission.

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Prayers Needed

January 4, 2019


We've been asked to pray for former parishioner Elena Olmo who will be having hip replacement surgery on Tuesday, January 8th. Pray for comfort and a speedy recovery.

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Please Pray

January 4, 2019

Dear Fellow Prayer Line Members. I am writing from my daughter's home in So Carolina. Last week she received a biopsy report that my 17yr old granddaughter, Claire Fontanella, has a "malignant melanoma, invasive" on her back next to her thoracic spine. This is not a sun-caused melanoma but rather a fast growing kind frequently associated with "adolescents and young adults". The Dec holidays kept the lab results from getting to our family in a timely manner. At this moment our daughter,Danielle, is making arrangements to take Claire to Sloan Kettering Hospital in NY where they specialize in this. Hopefully...Read more

Parish Centennial Celebration

February 23rd
January 3, 2019

Save the date for the St. Thomas Aquinas 100 year celebration mass on Saturday February 23rd, 2019 at 10:00 am. The celebrant will be Archbishop Gomez. Bishop Barron will be one of the concelebrants. The mass will be followed by a reception in the Aquinas Center. This will be a wonderful time to celebrate our long and rich parish history in the Ojai Valley.Read more

Santa Barbara Region Fire Fund

From Bishop Barron
January 3, 2019

The Woolsey and Hill Fires now out of control in the southern part of the Santa Barbara Region has forced thousands to flee with no end in sight. Highway closures have many stranded with nowhere to go and the immediate need for food and shelter will soon begin to become apparent. Two of our parishes have also evacuated and altho0ough no buildings have been reported lost, we all know that it will take several days to learn the full extent of any damage or injury.

Earlier this year the Thomas Fire which effected so many of our own family...Read more

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