Zalud Scholarship Deadline July 29

Zalud Scholarship Deadline July 29 ZALUD SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE  Pearl Zalud, a long-time resident of Porterville, established a fund to provide scholarships to full-time college students who are majoring in music or agriculture or a related field of study.  For those students with the appropriate college major and meeting the other application requirements, direct scholarships to…

ONLINE GIVING: Why Not Give Online?

ONLINE GIVING Do you pay your bills online? Then why not try giving online? Good Shepherd Catholic Parish now provides Online Giving—a convenient and safe way to make a one-time or recurring donation. Getting started is easy—just visit our website, GSCPARISH.ORG and click our Online Giving link. When you participate, your gift will be securely…

VBS: Sign Up By July 8

VBS: Sign Up By July 8 Join us again this year for Vacation Bible School! Registration is now open and ends JUNE 22! The 2016 Vacation Bible School is offered for children ages 3 years through Sixth grade. Cost is $25/child or $45/family (cost of the participant’s T-Shirt is included in this fee). We also…

Bulletin: June 12, 2016

Bulletin: June 12, 2016 Today’s readings tell us about forgiveness of sins, really big sins, but their lesson is about living authentic lives. David has been given tremendous gifts by God and called to a life of leadership and service. Yet he commits adultery and murder. The woman in Luke is a sinner who has disrespected…

Bulletin: June 5, 2016

Bulletin: June 5, 2016 GOD IN OUR MIDST In our reading from First Kings, Elijah visits the house of a widowed mother whose only son falls ill and dies. Elijah, calling upon God, restores life to her son. The grieving mother recognizes Elijah as a man of God only after he restores her son to…

Bulletin: May 29, 2016

Bulletin: May 29, 2016 THE MAKINGS OF A MEAL  In Genesis, it is an intimate gathering. Melchizedek, both a king and a priest, blesses Abram, a man chosen by God, using the simple food and drink of ordinary meals. Abram’s response is to offer God a part, ten percent, of everything he has. In Corinthians,…

WATCH: First Communion – 4/23/2016

WATCH: First Communion – 4/23/2016 Enjoy this video of some of our young parishioners receiving the Sacrament of their First Communion. These children have spent two years studying and preparing for this special moment. Please pray that they continue to grow in their faith and service. A Communion Prayer My Jesus, I believe that You are truly…