Faith: You Are What You Eat

Faith: You Are What You Eat The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ In John’s Gospel, Jesus gives a long discourse on the Bread of Life. The first part talks of bread as a sign of God’s loving care for the people. Like the manna in the desert, Jesus represents God caring for the…

Bulletin: June 18, 2017

  Bulletin: June 18, 2017 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ The unifying motif of this year’s readings for today is God’s gift of living, life-giving Bread. Prefigured in the manna, which not only nourished individuals but defined Israel as a community under God’s special care, Jesus, the living bread, bestows on us—individually…

GMC: “Learn, Lead and Serve”

GMC: “Learn, Lead and Serve” THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL OF VISALIA, GEORGE McCANN MEMORIAL Join our 90 year tradition of Catholic Education at the Catholic School of Visalia, George McCann Memorial. We offer a quality education from 3 yr. olds through 8th grade. Our students are academically strong and technologically advanced using chrome books and tablets in…

Marriage Annulment Support Ministry Forming

Marriage Annulment Support Ministry Forming We are seeking parishioners who have had personal experience in the annulment process and are willing to serve on a team to educate and offer support to others inquiring or going through the petitioning process. In 2015 Pope Frances eased some guidelines; making the process more accessible, less time-consuming, and…

Announcing New Linen Ministry

Announcing New Linen Ministry Many assist ‘behind-the-scene’ in preparing for the celebration of the Mass. Often not a thought is given, that someone regularly inspects the garments, taking home to wash and iron articles worn by our clergy, youth, and adult servers. With a parish our size, this task is too large for just one…

Faith: Life, Universe and Everything

Faith: Life, Universe and Everything The Most Holy Trinity Why does God love us so much? And why are we able to love others? The answer to these questions is found in the meaning of today’s feast. Trinity Sunday celebrates not so much an idea of three-in-one as the relationship of the Persons of the…

Bulletin: June 11, 2017

  Bulletin: June 11 2017 The Most Holy Trinity The Holy Trinity is one of those mysteries that we will never understand, yet we still believe. A homiletics teacher once warned never to speak of the Trinity for more than ten minutes, or for sure you would get into heresy. Good advice. It is easy to…