From Padre Alejandro's Desk
Dear brothers and sisters,
What does the expression “serving two masters” and “being anxious” have in common? They both have the same root problem: being divided within oneself. The root word for “anxiety” literally means “being of two minds.” An anxious person is often “tossed to and fro” and paralyzed by fear, indecision, and insecurity. Fear of some bad outcome cripples those afflicted with anxiety. It’s also the case with someone who wants to live in two opposing kingdoms: God's kingdom of light, truth, and goodness; or Satan's kingdom of darkness, sin, and deception or either following God's standards and way of happiness or following the world’s standards of success and happiness. Read More.
Saint Monica's Catholic Community
Lenten Schedule 2014
Ash Wednesday March 5th
- 7:00 A.M. Distribution of Ashes
- 8:15 A.M. Mass in church & Hall
- 12:00 Noon Distribution of Ashes
- 4:30 P.M. Distribution of Ashes
- 7:00 P.M. Mass (Bilingual)
- Saturdays 4:00 - 5:15 P.M.
- Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.
- No Confessions on Holy Wednesday, April 16th.
Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 P.M.
Stations of the Cross
Fridays 6:00 P.M. - English 7:00 P.M. - Spanish
Thursday, April 10 at 6:30 P.M.
Holy Hour and Benediction
The next bilingual Holy Hour will be Thursday, March 6th at 7 p.m. This will begin 40 hours of adoration that will end on Saturday, March 8th at 10 a.m. Please sign up to spend one hour with Our Lord.
Lenten Fish Fry
You haven’t had fried fish like this anywhere! The Knights of Columbus will have their Lenten Fish Fry every Friday evening during Lent – 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. It consists of Fried Catfish, French fries, Corn, Cole Slaw with Hushpuppies, Tea and Coffee. Adults are $6.75 and Children (5-13 yrs) $3.75.
40 Cans of Lent
Remember your brothers in need. Bring one can of food per day during the 40 days of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, and then one extra can per person on Easter Sunday. You can drop off your cans in the blue container located in the church foyer.
During Flu Season No Precious Blood During Communion
Because we are in the peak of the Flu Season, we will not be distributing the Precious Blood during communion. During the sign of peace, you may bow to your neighbor instead of giving him/her your hand. This is of course at your discretion.
Other Parish Events
- Driving Course for Seniors
- Blood Drive
- Schedules for Lectors, Ushers and Eucharistic Ministers
- Helping Those Most Vunerable