There will be a second collection next weekend for Latin America Churches. Thank you for your support.
The Parish and Faith Formation Offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of President’s Day. Mass times will be normal at 6:30am & 9:00am.
All are invited to our next Healing Mass on Tuesday, February 21 with praise and worship at 6:30pm and Mass at 7:00pm. Father Ramon Valera will be our presider. For more info., please call Ruth Vinson at (714) 585-6814 or Pat Rensing at (714) 878-3109.
ALTAR LADIES SOCIETY
The Altar Ladies luncheon will be on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 11:30am in Doyle Hall. A new schedule will be given at the luncheon. Please bring a dish to share. All else supplied by Betty Perry. Ladies with last names: A - H: Desserts; I - O: Casserole; P - Z: Salad
Come for some great food, fun, and friendship...all for a good cause on Sun., Feb. 26 @ 8:00-11:00am. Omelets, Ham, Sausage, Waffles, Eggs, Pancakes, Pho & more...
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
All are invited to our first meeting, DEUS CARITAS on Monday, February 27 @ 6:00 - 8:00pm.
We are urgently looking for adults to be lectors for our Liturgy especially the Sunday 12:00pm Mass. Please seriously consider this ministry; we need you!
* A practicing Catholic at Holy Spirit Parish
* Receives Holy Communion regularly
* If married, must be married in the Catholic Church
* Prior public speaking experience a plus, but not a necessity.
* Allowing Christ to use you as an instrument in your proclamation of His Words
* Ability to "set fire" in people's hearts with God's message of love
* As you give, you will receive numerous blessings that are "out of this world."
Please contact Rich Skoczylas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LA RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CONGRESS
Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26. The largest event of its kind in the US. The event objective is to offer in service education and spiritual formation to those in catechetical and related ministries. It offers more than 280 workshops covering a vast range of topics from spirituality, music and personal development to biblical studies and catechesis. Come into the Faith Formation office to pick up a packet or register online at RECongress.org
Youth Day is held on Thursday, February 23 annually on 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 Confirmation 1 students. First come, first served. For details & package information visit our website.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS NEWS
Ash Wednesday is on March 1. We need Extraordinary Ministers to help bring ashes to our parishioners who are homebound and hospitalized. Ashes can be taken after the morning Masses. It can be carried all day so delivery of ashes can take place at your convenience. Please sign up in the Sacristy or call Carol Souza at (714)964-5417 to arrange a time and place.
OUR LADY OF GRACE PASTORAL CENTER CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
You may have heard our Pastor recently announce that our parish is planning a major fundraising effort. This capital campaign will provide funding for the expansion and remodeling of Doyle Hall and the classroom/meeting rooms. To clarify, the Hall will retain its name. Doyle Hall will remain Doyle Hall. The classrooms will remain the classrooms. The projects of fundraising and construction will be under the help and protection of Our Lady of Grace. Once the fundraising and construction has been completed, the entire facility, the Hall and classrooms, will be dedicated, not renamed, to our Mother, Mary, Our Lady of Grace. With Mary's continued help, protection, and intercession, we pray: Our Lady of Grace, pray for us.
VOLUNTEER MUSICIANS NEEDED
We are looking for a bass player who reads music well, and preferably also sings, to play for two Sundays a month at the 12:00pm Mass. Also, we are looking for a male singer between the ages of 16-24 to join our group of young singers twice a month. To schedule an audition, please contact Carla at (323) 707-4331.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY "YAM"
Inviting all Young Adults to join YAM. Our mission is to connect and support all young adults to uncover identity, to discern vocation, to develop leadership, but most of all, to encounter Jesus and participate in His life and mission through Catholic Faith Community. FMI, contact Anthony Tran at AnthonyT@hsccfv.org.
YEAR-END TAX DEDUCTIBLE
The 2016 year is almost coming to an end. If you are considering making a tax-deductible gift, please consider funding our ministries or building maintenance project. We truly appreciate your generosity. Online giving is available; so check it out at HolySpiritFV.org.
ATTENTION ALL PARISHIONERS
* A friendly reminder to keep all your valuable items at home. We DO NOT have a security patrol, so please be careful about placing your valuable items in the car.
* Starting September, the Church will be open daily at 5:00am except Sunday when we open at 6:00am. Your safety is our priority so we ask for your understanding and cooperation.
Priests and Staff wish to thank many men and women from various ministry who comes together to clean-up the house of God every Thursday after the 9:00am Mass. If you have time on Thursday and would like to help in this special ministry, please contact Roz Esh at (714) 963-1811.
Bible Study Series
All are invited to our ongoing Adult Faith Formation & Bible Study Series.
Please see attachment for complete 2016 Schedule.
Extraordinary Ministers to the Sick
Do you have a couple of hours twice a month on Sunday to bring our Lord to those who are homebound?
During the Jubilee Year of Mercy, “Visit the Sick,” is a corporal work the Church called us to do.
If you are interested in this ministry, please contact Carol Souza at (714) 964-5417 or email email@example.com.
PLENARY INDULGENCE OPPORTUNITY
For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, Pope Francis has decided to grant a plenary indulgence opportunity throughout the entire anniversary year, which began Nov. 27, 2016, and will end Nov. 26, 2017. To obtain the plenary indulgence, the faithful must also fulfill the ordinary conditions: go to Confession and Communion, be interiorly detached from sin, and pray for the intentions of the Holy Father. There are three ways to obtaining the indulgences ... Read More.
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