Parish News

CHURCH CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS: Starting Wednesday, December 26, 2018

PLEASE BE ADVISED: YOUR DONATION DOLLARS AT WORK Church Closed for Renovations: Starting Wednesday, December 26, 2018 In order to facilitate maintenance inside of the church building, effective Wednesday, December 26, the main church building will be closed for public and private use until mid-February 2019. Beginning December 26, all parish Liturgies will be heldRead more about CHURCH CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS: Starting Wednesday, December 26, 2018[...]Read More »

See's Candy Fundraiser

Youth Ministry See’s Candy Fundraiser Youth Ministry will be selling See’s candy after all the Masses next weekend December 8 & 9, and the weekend of December 15 & 16. Please stop by the table in the courtyard!        Read More »

Family Assistance Christmas

Each year the Family Assistance Ministry provides Target gift cards to families in our program. Funds for this project come from the green envelope for December. We are asking you to add a little bit more to your normal monthly offering to help us provide the gift cards. If you do not receive envelopes andRead more about Family Assistance Christmas[...]Read More »

Christmas Toy Drive

San Antonio Church will be in the Courtyard collecting NEW unused toys the weekend of December 1/2, and December 8/9, & December 15/16. All toys will be distributed to Family Assistance, The Motel Kidz, and Grandma’s House of Hope. Please bring your unwrapped toys and drop them off in the boxes in the courtyard. PleaseRead more about Christmas Toy Drive[...]Read More »

Advent Christmas Concert

Advent Season Christmas Concert: FREE EVENT Prepare the way of the Lord and attend this Christmas Concert! Come savor this season offering of Scriptures and holiday music in a prayerful candlelit setting. Featuring artists: John Angotti, Tony Alonso, and the San Antonio Choirs & Orchestra Join us Friday, December 14 at 7:30 pm in theRead more about Advent Christmas Concert[...]Read More »

Posture Change During the Eucharistic Prayer

POSTURE CHANGE DURING THE EUCHARISTIC PRAYER From time to time it is worthwhile to examine why we do the things we do. This is especially true for us Catholics who wish to show proper reverence and awe for the Most Holy Eucharist. We know that what we do at Sacred Liturgy forms us, and othersRead more about Posture Change During the Eucharistic Prayer[...]Read More »

Pastoral Service Appeal 2018 - UPDATE

Totals as of: April 8, 2018  Total parishioner participation goal:   1,200 Total Parishioner participation: 225 Parish Goal: $143,000 Total pledged: $131,970 Total payments received: $86,285 Thank you to all of the families who have prayerfully and generously made a pledge to the 2018 Pastoral Services Appeal to support the mission of our church toRead more about Pastoral Service Appeal 2018 – UPDATE[...]Read More »

Things to Do During Eucharist Adoration

Fr. Benedict Groeschel points out in In the Presence of Our Lord: The History, Theology, and Psychology of Eucharistic Devotion that there are “four kinds of prayer most appropriate in the presence of the Eucharist, namely adoration and praise, thanksgiving, repentance, and trusting intercession.” Here are suggestions for what to do during private Eucharistic adoration.Read more about Things to Do During Eucharist Adoration[...]Read More »

Holy Mass and Canonization of Mother Teresa

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Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. “We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern.” – Pope Francis, 9/16/13 The Catholic bishops of the UnitedRead more about Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship[...]Read More »

National Catholic Register News Feed

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Liturgical Norms for the Celebration of Catholic Funeral Rites

Diocese of Orange July 1, 2015 Dear brothers in the Lord,   It is my blessed opportunity to approve and promulgate the Liturgical Norms for the Celebration of Catholic Funeral Rites within the Diocese of Orange. The “three stations of the Sacred Liturgy” surrounding the death of a Catholic Christian offers an opportunity for theRead more about Liturgical Norms for the Celebration of Catholic Funeral Rites[...]Read More »

How to go to Confession

† How To Go To Confession Before You Go… Examine your conscience, that is, reflect on what sins you have committed. To guide you, just Google “examination of conscience” and you’ll find many resources to help you. It’s even alright to make a list to bring with you to confession if that helps. Introduction. WhenRead more about How to go to Confession[...]Read More »

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Do you have an old cell phone that you are not using? Did you know that by donating your old cell phone you could give a soldier valuable minutes to phone home to his/her family while being deployed? “Cell Phones for Soldiers” hopes to turn old cell phones into more than 12 million minutes forRead more about Cell Phones for Soldiers[...]Read More »

Military Photographs

Please notice the photographs of those serving our country in places of danger posted on the bulletin in the vestibule of the church. Anyone who has a loved one serving in Iraq, Afghanistan or any other place of danger is invited to bring a picture to the office Attention: Deacon Doug Cook, to be includedRead more about Military Photographs[...]Read More »

Anaheim Fire Department Paramedic Membership Program

As low as $3 per month: As the costs of medical care rise, it is important to make sure your family is covered in the event of an emergency. The City of Anaheim has a program that is designed to help you during such emergency situations. The Paramedic Membership Program is an official program ofRead more about Anaheim Fire Department Paramedic Membership Program[...]Read More »