From Padre Alejandro's Desk
Dear brothers and sisters,
At an opportune time Jesus tested his disciples with a crucial question: "Who do the people say that I am and who do you say that I am?". Jesus was widely recognized in Israel as a mighty man of God, even being compared with the greatest of the prophets, John the Baptist, Elijah, and Jeremiah. Peter, always quick to respond, exclaimed that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the living God. Read More.
Saint Monica's Catholic Community
New Schedules are being Prepared
Attention Ministers of the Word, Altar Servers and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: We are working on the schedule for the next quarter. Please notify Jackie Cantu of any changes in status by Friday, September 5th.
Inservice Meeting for Religious Education
An in-service meeting will be held Tuesday, August 26th for VOLUNTEERS of the Religious Education program. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Anyone interested in helping in the program may join us at this meeting.
Students who attend public school (Kindergarten through High School) should attend Religious Education classes. Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The 2014-15 classes will begin September 17th . Registration forms can be found in the back of the church under the bulletin board or packets may be picked up from the parish office Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, please contact the office at 210-658-7920 or email@example.com
RCIA Sessions Starting
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is our parish program for any adult wishing to become Catholic. RCIA is also for those baptized Catholic adults who have not yet received the Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation. These sessions will begin on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in the Bauman Room of the parish hall from 10:00am -12 Noon. There is a $15.00 fee for class materials. Call Mersi Schorran (210) 658-8669 to register.
St. Monica's Feast Day
We will celebrate the feast day, August 27th , Wednesday, of our patron saint with a Mass in the morning at 8:15 a.m. and in the evening at 7 p.m. (bilingual).
Ministers of the Word, Ministers of Hospitality, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, please sign up in the chapel for the St. Monica's Feast Day bilingual Mass at 7 p.m. August 27th.
Are You A Dallas Cowboy Fan?
The Knights of Columbus are hosting their 3rd Annual K of C Cowboys Bus Trip which will be held on Nov 1-2. Come watch the Cowboys take on the Cardinals. The cost is $360, which includes round-trip transportation, hotel, and lower-level game tickets. Seats are filling up fast, so reserve your spot today. Details and registration forms can be found at kofc-9681.org or contact Randy Teeter at 210-296-9071 for more information.
Get Your Dancing Shoes On
Spend the night dancing with your favorite partner on Saturday, August 30th in the parish hall. Music provided by DJ Sergio. Tickets are $15 per adult; $5 per Teen and children 10 years and younger are free. Ticket includes food but not cost of alcoholic beverages. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets will go on sale the weekends of August 2nd/3rd and August 9th/10th after all Masses. Money raised from this parish event will be put towards the cost of renovating the church’s bathrooms. Thank you for your support!
Other Parish Events
- Spanish Acts Retreat For Men
- Seniors, Get Your Hair Done by a Certified Stylist
- Helping Those Most Vunerable