Next weekend, there will be a second collection for the Catholic Home Mission Appeal. Thank you for your contribution to help strengthen the Church at home! Your generosity will provide catechesis, seminarian education, lay ministry training, and other pastoral programs in needy dioceses across the United States.
All are invited to our next Healing Mass on Monday, March 27 with praise and worship at 6:30pm and Mass at 7:00pm. Father Dan Wilder will be our presider. For more info., please call Ruth Vinson at (714) 585-6814 or Pat Rensing at (714) 878-3109.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN Our Lady of Grace Pastoral Center
On behalf of Msgr. Tuan and the entire Capital Campaign Team, thank you! We continue to receive your pledges both online and through envelopes. We are truly grateful by how quickly you generously gave to our Parish needs. May Jesus, through the intercession of Mary, our Lady of Grace, grant you an abundance of grace and to bless our Parish's endeavor.
Come for some great food, fun, and friendship...all for a good cause on Sun., March 26 @ 8:00-11:00am. Omelets, Ham, Sausage, Waffles, Eggs, Pancakes, Pho & more...
PARISH LENTEN EVENTS
♦ Lenten Dinners: Every Friday, from March 3 to April 7, 5:00 - 7:00pm in Doyle Hall. Come for some clam chowder, fish, fries and more. New this year, we will celebrate our many cultural heritages. We will have ethnic food: Mexican, American, and Vietnamese, and still be able to keep our Lenten observance. Don’t just come for the food, but for the friendship and a way to give to charities.
♦ Stations of the Cross: Every Friday during Lent in Vietnamese at 5:00pm & in English at 6:30pm.
♦ Lenten Mission (Retreat): Vietnamese: Thursday, 3/9 at 6:30pm Friday, 3/10 at 7:00pm; English: Monday, 3/13 at 7:00pm
♦ Penance Service & Reconciliation: Monday & Tuesday, March 20 & 21 at 7:00pm
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.
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.
If you manage your bills online, we’re sure you’ll like giving to Holy Spirit Catholic Church online. It’s safe and secure, and you decide exactly when your gift is made and where it goes. Online giving let’s you set up a recurring pledge or a one-time gift to our offertory and special collections, so you’ll be able to give the way you want-even if you’ve forgotten your envelope. Read more.
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