From Padre Alejandro's Desk
Dear brothers and sisters,
What was it like for the disciple who had stood at the cross of Jesus and then laid him in a tomb on Good Friday, to come back three days later and discover that the sealed tomb was now empty? John, along with Peter, was the first apostle to reach the tomb of Jesus on Easter Sunday morning. Like Mary Magdalene and the other disciples, John was not ready to see an empty tomb and to hear the angel's message, Why do you seek the living among the dead? What did John see in the tomb that led him to believe in the resurrection of Jesus? Read More.
Saint Monica's Catholic Community
Divine Mercy Sunday, April 27
Next Sunday, is Divine Mercy Sunday, a celebration instituted worldwide by Pope John Paul II. It’s the feast day where the message of mercy is strongly emphasized along with a readiness to forgive those who recognize their need for pardon . We will sing the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 10:30 a.m. (English) before the 11 a.m. Mass and again at 3 p.m. (bilingual) with the Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. On this day, Pope Francis will canonize Blessed John Paul II and John XXIII.
Grieving Hearts Group
Any adult wanting to learn about grief, share the grieving journey, and heal through fellowship needed upon the death of a loved one, is invited to join the Grieving Hearts Group. The group will meet on specified Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for six sessions, starting on Tuesday, May 6, 1014. Due to the progressive nature of the sessions, please be committed to attend the Group’s meetings from start to finish. Please call Mari Gonzalez, LPC, at 725-2265 on or before May 4, 2014 to register.
Church Office Closed Friday, April 25th for "Battle of Flowers Parade"
Other Parish Events
- Young at Heart
- Pilgrimage to Mexico City
- Seniors, Get Your Hair Done by a Certified Stylist
- Driving Course for Seniors
- Schedules for Lectors, Ushers and Eucharistic Ministers
- Helping Those Most Vunerable