Holy Land Pilgrimage

Holy Land Pilgrimage Travel with Jerry DeMelo on Holy Land Pilgrimage: March 26 to April 6 Join parishioner Jerry DeMelo on this exciting Catholic pilgrimage. Visit all the Jerusalem sites, Bethlehem, En Kerem, Nazareth, Cana, the Sea of Galilee, The Dead Sea and more! The trip will also include Holy Mass inside the Tomb of…

CONGRATULATIONS CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS!

CONGRATULATIONS CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS!   CONGRATULATIONS CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS! Congratulations to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Little Flower #1003 who installed new officers at last month’s meeting: Regent: Leann Romanazzi Vice Regent: Kathleen Ost Secretary: Patty Cornelius Treasurer: Mary Tafoya Financial Secretary: Alice Shelton   Congratulations to the Institution of the Junior Catholic Daughters of…

Second Collection for Peter’s Pence

Second Collection for Peter’s Pence Next weekend, the annual collection for Peter’s Pence will be taken up in parishes all over the world to support the charitable works of Pope Francis.  In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has called each of us to be a witness of charity for our suffering brothers and…

Volunteers needed for Homily Recordings

Volunteers needed for Homily Recordings   Homily Recordings: Have your seen our videography team in church? We are beginning to record homilies at Sunday mass. The goal is to record English and Spanish homilies weekly and post them to our website. Stay tuned! We are looking for volunteers with A/V experience to join our team.…

CONGRATULATIONS TO BETHLEHEM CENTER!

CONGRATULATIONS TO BETHLEHEM CENTER!   Named Visalia’s 2016 Non-Profit of the Year  We would like to offer a huge congratulations to our parish mission the Bethlehem Center for being named Visalia Chamber of Commerce’s Non-Profit of the Year. The Center was nominated by local residents and was selected as a finalist and eventually the winner…

Bulletin: July 10, 2016

Bulletin: July 10, 2016   Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time BATTERIES INCLUDED Moses tells us that God’s law is very near to us, already in our mouths and hearts—in our very DNA, we might say. But sometimes we feel lost, confused, and exhausted. Although God imprints the law in our hearts, we don’t always know confidently how…

ORDER OF MUSIC: July 9-10, 2016

ORDER OF MUSIC: July 9-10, 2016 The list of music for St. Mary’s is provided for celebrants/homilists/English Music Ministry to reference for their own information and use. Singers in Schola and Ensemble can listen to the YouTube and mp3 examples as references.   Music Director Musings- One of my fellow music director friends, Todd Flowerday…

St. Thomas Mass Time Changes

St. Thomas Changes Mass Time July 3rd St. Thomas Church in Goshen JULY 1, 2016 – With Fr. Mark’s transfer to Tehachapi and the current Mass schedule, it is not possible for all the priests to regularly rotate for the celebration of Mass in each of the four churches. With this in mind, the Mass time…

Bulletin: July 3, 2016

Bulletin: July 3, 2016   Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Today’s readings celebrate God’s providence. No matter how wonderful (or heartbreaking) our relationships are, God always provides for us. No one cares for us the way God does. Isaiah delights us with a deeply intimate image of God caring for us “as a mother comforts her…