Bulletin: July 16, 2017

  Bulletin: July 16, 2017 Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Our responsorial psalm today is a beautiful song of the joy of the Earth, putting forth its bounty and rejoicing in its fruitfulness. We are filled with joy when we see images of the earth blooming. So many people describe their experience of God’s presence…

Faith: Meek and Humble God

Faith: Meek and Humble God Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time   Jesus tells us in today’s Gospel that he is “meek and humble of heart.” Yet just a few lines before this, he says that he is equal to his Father, the almighty God. So how can the Son of God be both meek and mighty?…

Second Collection for Peter’s Pence

Second Collection for Peter’s Pence Next week, our second collection will be for Peter’s Pence, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world.  The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, natural disasters and religious persecution. …

Work In Progress: Holy Family

Work In Progress: Holy Family   Please note that due to on-going maintenance, the area in front of Holy Family Church and the parking lot on the south side of Holy Family Hall will be unavailable for use on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 11, 12, 13 & 14.  The daily confessions and Mass…

HELP With Water As Temps Rise

HELP With Water As Temps Rise Bethlehem Center in need of Bottled Water The Bethlehem Center is helping those less fortunate and those living on the streets to survive the summer heat by offering a cooling center and also by providing bottled waters. When the heat reaches triple digit temperatures, the center gives away as…

New Chaplains join hospital ministries throughout Diocese

New Chaplains join hospital ministries throughout Diocese Hospital Chaplains/Fresno Area The Diocese of Fresno recently hired three international priests to serve as hospital chaplains and have been appointed by Bishop Ochoa to serve at: Clovis Community Medical Center and Veterans Hospital – Father Abraham Kombo; Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno – Father Emmanuel Ogbonnaya; Kaiser…