What a beautiful Advent and Christmas our Parish celebrated. It always takes many hearts, minds and hands, we thank you. Every effort has been made to name you all: from the smallest to the tallest.
Liturgy is just beautiful with music. Thank you to Lisa Boyd and the children in the Children’s Christmas Choir-just lovely. To all of our talented choirs and musicians! Excellent!!
Lectors who present the readings with clarity and strength bringing life to the words spoken. Thank you for sharing your talent.
Ushers who welcomed all of us as we arrive and our out of town guests, Nothing says welcome and come inside as a personal touch from you.
Eucharistic Ministers who just keep the flow and distribution of Eucharist seamless. It just makes the Mass wonderful and helps keep the focus on Eucharist not where to go/do. Thank you.
Altar Servers make all masses special. Serving at Mass keeping long stand traditions, Your presence is ever so special. Well done!
Environment is another special way of showing our waiting and preparedness, It is also bringing the celebration to each corner of the church and is huge in setting the mood. You talents were wonderfully displayed. The Women’s Guild and YOU! The poinsettias and floral decoration were just outstanding. Thank you for organizing and to all of you contributed! To the people who helped with the pastorela.
The Religious Education Teachers who helped prepare the children of our parish in faith and for these most special of days.
Our priests who provided not only our regular schedule of Masses but the extra Masses as well as the Penance Service. We are so blessed to have two priests and our Deacon!
To Kathleen, Oscar and office volunteers for answering numerous questions, phone calls, keeping the wheels of the parish going round and counting the collections!
To Rod Smith and all the volunteers who selflessly help in the Homeless Shelter and provided a wonderful Christmas for our guests.
Come together to celebrate the 27th annual Worldwide Day of Prayer. The theme of the day is " Celebrating the Gifts of the Spiritual Journey, The Gift of Thomas Keating, and The Gift of Centering Prayer ."
If you are planning to attend please register with your name, telephone number and email at email@example.com or call Annette Colbert at 805-684-6344.
Coffee, tea, water and some refreshments will be available. You may wish to bring a sack lunch. This is a free will donation event.When:
Saturday, March 16, 2019 Sign in between 8:30-9:30 Our prayer Day...Read more
The University Series is a large multi-parish adult education program during the season of Lent that was started in 2002. This year, March 7 to April 12, the University Series will be in session in the Ventura, California area and offer over 90 different sessions that connect our faith with real life; offering sessions on scripture, marriage and family, current events, archaeology, science, spirituality, and modern moral issues. There is also a wonderful concert series on Sundays showcasing some of the best church musical talent in our area. Click the button below for more information.
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Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Fr. Charles Francis Devine, (brother of Ed Devine). Fr. Chalres passed away on March 6th.
Please also pray for the special intenions of the entire Devine family.Read more
Congress is for everyone – not only for people in ministry at the parish. If you’ve been wanting to understand and grow more in faith, but need a little help getting there, please consider this: it is a weekend of amazing speakers, workshops, prayer experiences, art exhibits, and a beautiful sacred space for prayer and reflection with the Blessed Sacrament. If you haven’t been in a while or have never been, please consider attending the 2019 Congress in Anaheim on March 21 - 24, 2019....Read more
We hear that Jesus offers us the Good News. What is the Good News, you ask? It is that you were born for greater things; Growing in Christ, this means that we increasingly open our hearts to receive Jesus’ love which is always present to us. So let us receive His love in order to make our lives something special- something beautiful for Him.(says Mother St. Theresa.)
How do we do that? One way is to attend the video presentations by Bishop Barron on, “The Mass” here at the parish. We are offering this 5 week...Read more