Bulletin: Aug 13, 2017

  Bulletin: Aug 13, 2017   Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Our readings today drench us in God’s kindness. The Old Testament reading, Paul’s letter, and the Gospel demonstrate God’s creative and personalized outreach to us. In each case, we see a different reaction to God’s gestures. Elijah drinks in his consolation, recognizing God in gentle…

Bulletin: Aug 6, 2017

  Bulletin: Aug 6, 2017 The Transfiguration of the Lord Today’s feast of the Transfiguration presents the full force of God’s power. In the rare moments when humans are permitted to encounter God’s intense fullness, the human reaction is the same: fear. The prophet Daniel is so frightened by his visions that he falls flat on…

St. Charles Building Timeline

Parish releases timeline for building of St. Charles This week we’d like to share with you the proposed project timeline: Ø 1/1/17 Architect Firm Retained Ø 6/1/17 Marketing Firm Retained Ø 10/17/17 Conditional Use Permits—Process Completed Ø 2/6/18 Cost Estimates Completed Ø 3/1/18 Building Permits Submitted Ø 5/3/18 Obtain Building Permit Ø 5/4/18 Construction Begins Ø 11/4/19 Construction Complete! Visit www.stcharlesvisalia.com to learn…

Bulletin: July 30, 2017

  Bulletin: July 30, 2017 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS LIKE… Parables and more parables. What have we to learn about the reign of God from so many parables? The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field. The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching…

Faith: A Mighty God

Faith: A Mighty God   Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time   The first reading says that God’s might is the basis for divine justice. We might take this to mean that God uses mighty power to punish sinners, in the legal sense of justice. But the reading also talks about God’s lenience and clemency. So maybe…

Early Bird Special Registration for CPBC

Early Bird Special Registration for CPBC  Catholic Professional & Business Club The CPBC meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, starting in September from 7:00 am to 8:30 am at the Visalia Wyndam Hotel. Cost: $15 or $20 for breakfast,  $95 for Membership, $280 for annual breakfast/membership/advertising early bird special. Contact: Eileen Daly at…

Bulletin: July 23, 2017

  Bulletin: July 23, 2017 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Today we are faced with the powerful and almighty God, who deals with us, not out of anger and punishment, but out of kindness and forgiveness. God is forgiving and loving to those who ask and persevere in prayer. Even if we don’t know how…