Rejoice! The Lord is Near!


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  • 08-05-2012 Bread From Heaven
  • 08-05-2012 Bread From Heaven
  • 08-05-2012 Bread From Heaven
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  • Rejoice! The Lord is Near!

    1. 1. Mission San Luis Rey Parish Faith Community Welcomes You† Catholic † Franciscan † Multicultural †
    2. 2. Rejoice! The Lord is Near! God indeed is my savior; I am confident and unafraid. Isaiah 12: 2)
    3. 3. Shepherd’s Choir Samoan Youth Choir Sunday Night Ensemble presentsan free evening of music, prayer, worship and community song. Friday, December 21st 7:00pm in Serra Center Come, Lord Jesus!
    4. 4. What is Simbang Gabi?
    5. 5. Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Advent Celebration marked by colorful lights and beautiful lanterns. Thisnine day novena to the Blessed Motherculminates with the “Misa de Gallo” on ChristmasEve to welcome the birth of our savior, Jesus.
    6. 6. Please join us and all the Filipino Communityfor our Novena Night Masses for Simbang Gabi. Simbang Gabi begins December 16 at the 5 PM Mass in Serra Center and then Dec. 17– Dec. 21 at 6:30 P.M. in theParish Chapel. December 22-24 will follow the regular Mass schedule. There will be a fellowship after each Mass.
    7. 7. Year of Faith Event Fr. Tom Weston SJ Begins Friday, Jan 25th thru Sunday Jan 27thAlcoholicsThe retreat will focus on the 12-Steps ofAnonymous. Alcoholics, addicts, friends and family members are all most welcome to come! Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center Call 760-757-3651 for more information
    8. 8. Rejoice! The Lord is Near! “With thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4: 5-7)
    9. 9. All children!Come dressedAs angels andshepherdsfor ChristmasEve Mass! Join us in Serra Center on Christmas Eve, December 24th at 4pm dressed to celebrate the birth of Jesus!
    10. 10. Football Widow’s Bingo Special! Join us on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013New Year’s Day – Football Widow’s Special Doors open at 9am Sessions start at 11:30am Free Buffet! (No Bingo on Wed 01/02/13
    11. 11. Social Concerns Christmas Basket DrivePlease sponsor a family for a generous Christmas Food Basket for $40.00 per family.Mark your check “food baskets” and place it in the collection. Questions? Contact Carmen at 760-547-0708
    12. 12. Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center Are you looking for something special to give as a present? Give a loved one a retreat at Old Mission San Luis Rey. Call(760)757-3659 to have a gift certificate sent to you.
    13. 13. Knights of Columbus Present Ewaste, CRV bottles and cans! Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2013. Questions? TV’s, computer monitors,Drop off or pickup? keyboards, printers, Call batteries, mobile phones, Allen Hartman small appliances… etc. 760-721-7143
    14. 14. A local child needs you! Take anangel from the tree in Serra Centeror the Chapel. Bring your donations of unwrapped gifts or gift cards directly to the Social ConcernsDepartment. Be a special Santa for a child or a family!
    15. 15. Rejoice! The Lord is Near! "What should we do?" He said to them in reply, "Whoever has two cloaks should share with the person who has none. And whoever has food should do likewise." (Luke 3: 10-11)
    16. 16. Family Prayer for the Year of Faith O God our Father, by the light of the Holy Spirit, lead us to be thankful for the gift of faith, and by that gift may we grow in our relationship with Jesus, your Son, and be confident witnesses to Christian hope and joy to all we meet. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
    17. 17. Rejoice! The Lord is Near! The Lord is near. Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. (Philippians 4: 5-7)
    18. 18. WHO IS GOING TO WEAR THE UGLIEST SWEATER? JOIN OUR YOUNG ADULT GROUP UGLY SWEATER & WhITE ELEPhANT PARTYWho: Young Adults Ages 18-30What: Wear an ugly sweater, bring a gift (bringsomething random you don’t want or somethingsomeone gave you and you don’t want)When: Wednesday December 19Where: The New Youth Center in McKeon Center!