Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
March 2, 2014
Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb?
Even should she forget, I will never forget you. — Isaiah 49:15
DO NOT FORGET! DONATE ONLINE! This facilitates the fulfillment of the obligations of responsibility, even if you can not attend Mass. Never have to carry cash or checks to church. Giving electronically also saves money to the church and help in creating a more accurate quote. Visit our website and click on OnlineGiving! www.sacredheartpatterson.org.
Online Giving Announcement: Recently we have updated our Online Giving link from our website, to a new address. If you are an Online Giving participant, this will not affect any donations you have scheduled, your account information or anything else in your account. It will, however, affect any bookmarks or favorites you may have created on your computer. We do ask that that next time you access your Online Giving account that you go to the church website and click on the new Online Giving logo and bookmark this new address. Online Giving is a safe and convenient way to donate to the church. To sign-up, go to www.sacredheartpatterson.org and click on the Online Giving logo and create an account. If you have questions, call the church office at 209-892-9321.
This Week’s Highlights
3/2/14 Coll: $ 8,524.00—2nd. Coll: $2,626.25
Sunday March 2 Parenting Class Graduation after the 12:30 p.m. Mass.
ASH WEDNESDAY March 5 Mass 8 a.m.; Liturgy with distribution of ashes.
Service only: 9 a.m. (Bonaventure Hall)
12 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. (bilingual)
7 p.m. Crows Landing (English) and Westley (Spanish)
Friday March 7 Stations of the Cross 6:30 p.m. followed by Lenten supper at Fr. Connors Hall.
Sunday March 9 Daylight Savings Time Begins (clocks spring forward one hour).
Monday March 10 All-day adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, benediction at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday March 11 Social Tuesday Breakfast after 8 a.m. mass at Fr. Connors Hall.
Friday March 14 Third Sunday of Lent Stations of the Cross 6:30 p.m. followed by Lenten supper.
Sun March 16 3rd Sunday Take-Out: chicken, rice, beans, salsa & tortillas—Fr. Connors Hall, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $10 per plate.
SAVE THE DATE Saturday, March 29, 2014. Society of Saint Vincent de Paul "March Against Hunger" Walk-a-Thon . The walk will begin at Bonaventure Hall. Registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. – Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. sharp on Saturday, March 29, 2014. The Society will be hosting the Friends of the Church breakfast March 2, and will be accepting donation forms and selling t-shirts on that day. The kick-off weekend will be March 1-2. Special features for this year’s walk-a-thon include: a newly designed T-Shirt by Rachel Jacobsen, to earn (one shirt per $25 collected) or purchase for $5 special give-a-way items a ton of fun healthy exercise delicious snacks the best-in-Patterson homemade breakfast burritos loving, sincere fellowship, and heart-warming prayer. Participation last year was the best ever (approximately 302 walkers)! We are counting on everyone in order to increase our number this year by at least 50 walkers. We can do it! Look for more information later this month.
2014-2015 ALL SAINTS SCHOLARSHIP Scholarships are available for any student regardless of religious affiliation, who is attending or planning to attend CSU Stanislaus. You may pick up an application form at the All Saints University Parish Office or call 669-0473. Application forms must be turned in no later than St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2014.
Natural Family Planning Classes Did you know that a woman’s body provides three basic ways to identify the fertile and infertile times of her cycle? Come, learn, and recognize the pattern of those physical signs through Natural Family Planning; a moral way to plan your family. The sympto-thermal method of NFP will be taught in a 3-class series beginning March 16, 2014, in Ceres, CA. To register please call Susan 209.537.1243 or go to www.ccli.org.
St. Vincent de Paul Society On March 22, 2014, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will offer an all-day Ozanam Training at Bonaventure hall, to those communities interested in beginning or enhancing their conference in the Dioceses of Stockton and Fresno. The purpose of this training is to acquaint the individual conferences on the Spirituality of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. All are welcome! A conference without the spiritual segment is just another social service agency. Vincentian Spiritualty will be explained in depth. The training will speak about the Who, What, Where, and Why of the Society. We have an excellent team of Vincentians coming in to facilitate this training. Materials will be offered in English and Spanish. There is no cost to attend. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided The day will end with Mass celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, at 5:30 p.m. For More information, please contact Brother Ken Lund, CM at email@example.com or 209-895-6065.
2014 Northern California Catholic Homeschool Conference & New Spanish Homeschooling Conference April 25& 26, at Our Lady of Peace Church, Santa Clara, CA. On Friday Night - Free – Introduction to Homeschooling. To encourage the Spanish speaking community to discover homeschooling. Vendors available & Much More! Price breaks for early registration. For information: Visit www.olopgiftshop.com, 408-980-9825.Watch our Video!
CRS RICE BOWL On Ash Wednesday and throughout Lent, you will see bowls/baskets at the back of the Church for your Rice Bowl Contributions. Please give generously to this important world hunger relief effort. One quarter of the funds collected will remain here in our parish to feed those who are hungry in our own community.
KENYA Mission FUNDRAISER Thank you to all who participated the dinner fundraiser raised $6,201. and will be sent to Fr. Bernie Quinn.
St. Vincent de Paul Community Life Center
“One Community, One Faith…. Our Vison”
Capital Campaign Update: THANK YOU to EVERY PARISHIONER who completed the planning study. We want to share some of the preliminary results.
While respondents cited many different strengths of the Parish, the highest number of responses included the following:
Vincentian priests: religious leadership and relationships with parishioners
Parishioners: welcoming, and sense of community
Community: Outreach and service to poor; and a strong religious education program.
Approximately 81% said “yes” and “somewhat”, would support the construction of a new multipurpose facility, 19%, were “unsure”.
In the coming months, you will hear more about our progress so ….. Stay tuned to the bulletin.
THANK YOU to EVERY PARISHIONER
who completed the planning survey
online or by return envelope.
MASS INTENTIONS/INTENCIONES DE MISA
Sat/sab 11 5:30pm Sara Smith †
Sun/dom 12 8:00am Jose & Emilia Vitorino †
CL 9:30am All Parishioners/Todos los Feligreses
Sp 9:30am Martin De Anda †
11:00am Arturo Lomeli & Guadalupe Lomeli †
Sp 12:30pm Francisco Villaca
Sp 6:00pm Gonzalo Ramirez-Medina †
Mon/lun 13 8:00am CM, DHS & DC Living and Deceased
Tues/mar 14 8:00am Vicky Abuyuan (L)
Wed/mier 15 9:00am Helen Joy Melo †
Thur/jue 16 8:00am Catherine Kleshinski †
Fri/vier 17 8:00am Victor Esposito †
Sat/sab 18 5:30pm YLI Deceased member & Families †
Sun/dom 19 8:00am Anna & Antonio Machado †
CL 9:30am Pete Dompe †
Sp 9:30am Teresa Arroyo De Herrera †
11:00am Eli & Erma Mendonça, Sr. †
Sp 12:30pm Gonzalo Ramirez-Medina †
Sp 6:00pm All Parishioners/Todos los
Total cash received/ Total efectivo
(Pledges) / (Donaciones) $631,693
Building Fund Offertory Envelope:
Sobres de ofrendas para recaudación de construcción: $14,269
Fundraising / Recaudaciones: $60,375
Church for Tomorrow / Iglesia por Mañana:
(% of goal returned to parish)
(% de la meta regresada a la parroquia)
Church for Tomorrow/ Iglesia por Mañana: (Grant) (Concesión) $400,000
COMBINED / GRAN TOTAL: $1,334,772
Unpaid pledges/Promesas no remuneradas $482,492
Total Raised/Total recaudado $1,817,772
Funds Needed ($682,784)
SPONSOR OF THE MONTH:
Please help keep our worship place beautiful. Please do not place your feet on the wallsPlease turn off or silence all cell phones before you enter the church building.
Please keep respectful quiet in the presence of Jesus in the Eucharist before and after Mass.
Please remember appropriate clothing. Gentlemen, please remove hats and caps upon entering the church building. (no shorts, low cut or see thru clothing)
Please, chewing gum by anyone (any age) is not acceptable ever, anytime in church.
Please refrain from reading the bulletin, emails, or text messages during Mass.
Please do not arrive late, leave after communion or before the Mass has ended.
Please participate in the Mass: body, mind, and spirit through singing, responding, praying, and attending with heart and mind.