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In the Samoan culture, the Ifoga is a ritual way of atoning for one’s wrong doing.
Our priest is covered with a fine mat called a ‘ie toga, which takes months or even years to weave.
From under the mat, our priest asks forGod’s forgiveness for the entire parish.
Bilingual Communal Reconciliation Saturday March 9th, 10am Serra Center Tuesday, March 19th, 7pm Serra Center Priests will be availablefor individual confession in English and Spanish.
3 rd Sunday of LentScrutinies of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Welcome Elect! Received during the Rite of Acceptance and enrolled in the Book of the Elect by Bishop Brom.
Eucharistic AdorationJoin in prayer after the 7:30 am Mass.Spend an hour with the Lord, your God.
Happy Birthday toour Pastor,Father DavidGaa, OFM, born on March 3rd.
Holy Week Schedule PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION Saturday, March 23th: Serra Center 5pm and 7pm (Spanish) Sunday, March 24th: Chapel 7am Serra Center 8am & 10am (12 noon Spanish), and 5pmSee the entire schedule in your bulletin or online at sanluisreyparish.org
PARISH WIDE LENTEN RETREAT 3 Days of Reflection– March 4, 5, 6thBishop Michael Given byLenihan, O.F.M Bishop Michael Lenihan, O.F.M
Year of Faith Event Say Goodbye to Fear led by Pat Julian, Spiritual Director Life begins where fear ends…fear can keep us safe, inspire creativity or hold us captive. How can it also set us free?Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat CenterCall 760-757-3651 for more information
Concert With Lupe Rios SACRED TIME SACRED MUSIC Lenten Concert Serra CenterFriday, March 15th 7:00pm Tickets $10.00outside Mass, or at parish office.
Stations of the Cross Via Crucis St. Francis of Assisi inspired this chapel devotion which remembers the final hours and passion of Jesus. Join us! Fridays at 4:30pm in the Parish Chapel, March 8th , 15th,
Year of Faith Event How has the Church lived up to the promise of renewal outlined by the9am to 4pm vision of the Council Fathers?Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center Call 760-757-3651 for more information
MulticulturalStations of the Cross Join together as one family of faith! Friday, March 22 6pm in front of the steps of the Old Mission Church for our Lenten Pilgrimage.
Year of Faith EventFriday,March 15th Sacrifice is necessary for living in unionStarts 6pm with with others, for growth, spiritual andDinner, $30.00 physical well being. Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center Call 760-757-3651 for more information
Las Madrinas Lenten RetreatJoin us on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 in the Mission Retreat Center’s ZALVIDEA ROOM from 9 AM TO 3 PM (8:30 am registration & refreshments)Father Larry Dolan, OFM will be our spiritual facilitator. Prepaid registration of $25.00 includes a simple lunch.Please register by MARCH 1, 2013. For reservations and information, call Marilyn Gilliland 760-967-6397.
Bilingual Communal Reconciliation Saturday, March 9th, 10am Serra Center Tuesday March 19th, 7pm Serra Center Priests will be available for individual confession in English and Spanish.
Knights BLOOD DRIVE!The American Red Cross will be in the McKeon Center, Sunday , March 3th. Come give blood Sign upsand help save the lives of outside Serra eight people! If you after Sunday don’t, then who will? Masses
Fasting during Lent means eating one main meal and two smaller meals with no snacks. Fasting laws apply to allCatholics from ages 14 to 59 who are in good health. The only fastingdays by Church law are Ash Wednesdayand Good Friday.
3 rd Sunday of Lent Scrutinies of the Rite of This week, our community will pray for the Elect, Christian Initiation of Adultsasking God to protect and heal them in the weeksahead as they journey toward full communion with Jesus Christ at Easter.
3 rd Sunday of Lent The Scrutinies of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults The priest will lay his hands for a brief moment on the head of each of the Elect.It is a solemn act of calling down the Spirit of Jesus to be with them and protect them.
PARISH OFFICES CLOSED for STAFF RETREAT Parish Offices closed on Thursday March 7th.Parish Office will reopen on Friday, March 8 at 8am. th Thank you!
Stations of the Cross Via CrucisSt. Francis of Assisi inspired this chapel devotion which remembers the final hours and passion of Jesus. Join us! Fridays in the Parish Chapel English 4:30pm Spanish 7:00pm
3 rd Sunday of Lent The Scrutinies of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults The Elect will be sent forth during Mass to go reflect together upon the Word and the powerful gesture of love they’ve experienced today on the part of our community in Christ.
3 rd Sunday of LentThe Scrutiniesof the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Today, we will pray together out loud for the Elect, that they may be freed from the power of sin.
St. Patrick’s Day Mass & Dinner 2pm Mass Parish Chapel Sunday March 17thWear something green to honor St. Patrick! After Mass, please bring something to share (appetizer, side, entrée or dessert)for a Pot Luck (of the Irish) Dinner in the Parish Dining Room. There will bemusic, food and fun! All are welcome.
Annual Spaghetti Dinner Food Fun Books! Join OMMS on Thursday March 14th Catered by 5:30pm to 8:00pm Fratelli’s Italianin the McKeon Center RestaurantPresale Tickets: Adults $6.00, Children under 10 $4.00, and Seniors 55+ are $5.00All meals include one generous serving of pasta and sauce, salad, bread and butter, and one beverage. Second helpings and dessert available at additional charge.
High SchoolAllStudents areinvited to join us onSunday, March 10that 6:15pm in theYouth Room.Learn what it takesto go to CommunityCollege or afour year University.
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