The Baptism of the Lord
January 8-9,  2011

 

 

 

Sat / Sun April 03 & 04, 2010

Text Box: MASS INTENTIONS for the week


Sat. 5pm:     For all Volunteers of our Parish
Sun. 8:30:    Int. Maria Rieger (liv.)
        10:30:  Marie Meline (dec.)  
        12:30:  Int. Brett and Zach (liv.)   

Mon. 8 am:  Philip O’Keeffe (dec.)  
Mon. 6 pm:  Francis and Mary Etta Drass (dec.) 

Tues. 8 am:  Philip O’Keeffe (dec.)
Tues. 6 pm:  Rafael M. Llaguno (dec.)

Wed. 8am:   Philip O’Keeffe (dec.)
Wed. 6pm:   Int. Anastasia Lydon (liv.)

Thurs. 8 am: Ivan Dixon and Sons (dec.)
Thurs. 6pm: Arturo D. Llaguno (dec.)

Fri. 8 am:     In Honor of Five Sacred Wounds
Fri. 2 pm:     Adoration & Confession
Fri. 3 pm:     Chaplet & Benediction
Fri. 6pm:      Int. Fr. Don McDonnell (liv.)

Sat. 8am:      Lucie Tran 
Sat. 10am:    Int. Jason Solano (liv.)
Sat. 5pm:      Thanksgiving Mass for Ester and Ismael Usison (liv.)



    
Text Box: Music for BAPTISM OF OUR LORD 
Organ Prelude:   Resonet in Laudibus
Hymns for today:  Hark the Herald Angels Sing  
#100 Asperges, 
Angels we have heard on high
Mass at 5pm (Sat.) Missa Simplex, #200  
Cantor & organ.
Mass at 10:30am: Missa Adeste Fideles, Rossini.  
St. MM Choir
Mass at 12:30pm: Missa Brevis, Pacific Collegium
Organ Postlude:    “Noel Toccata”, (based on Noel Nouvelet) G. Young 
Text Box: THE OFFICE IS OPEN: Wednesday, Friday, and 2nd & 4th Sundays.

Dear Parishioners, Benefactors & Friends of St. Margaret Mary Church! HAPPY NEW YEAR

                      We wish you all the best in the coming new year, 2011. May God have you and your families in His care and grant you peace. HAPPY NEW YEAR.

BAPTISM OF THE LORD - Sunday Jan. 9th.  
       During the first four centuries of Christianity, the Catholic Church celebrated three primary Feasts. These were the Feasts of: the Epiphany, Easter, and Pentecost. In the Eastern Church, Epiphany meant celebrating: the birth of Jesus, His Baptism and the Wedding at Cana. Since 376 A.D., the Western Church separated the Feast of Christmas, which is celebrated on December 25th as the day of the birth of Jesus, from the Feast of the Epiphany that is the day that remembers the visit of the Magi. Epiphany was separated in order to emphasize that God revealed Himself to the Gentiles. Today's Feast, following the tradition of the early Church, is the celebration of the Baptism of the Lord Jesus. This special feast teaches us that through Jesus, God opened the door to the Kingdom of Heaven to all those who would hear Him. 
       During all Novus Ordo Masses, this weekend (Saturday Jan. 8th, 5.00pm and Sunday January 9th  8.30 & 10.30am)  will be Renewal of Baptismal Promises. 
CHRIST  IS  BORN  -  GLORIFY  HIM 


Text Box: Sunday Scripture 

	Baptism is the starting point for us on our path to eternal life.Salvation is open to all who believe in Jesus and strive to do God's will. The journey toward this begins with Baptism. Through Baptism we were given new life in Christ, made members of the Church and given the Holy Spirit. With the Holy Spirit to aid us, we are to do our part to advance the mission of the Church.
	Isaiah speaks of the Suffering Servant, who will gently bring peace and justice to all people. In Acts, Peter proclaims that God's salvation is open to all who believe. In the Gospel, Jesus is baptized by John in obedience to his Father's will, and is revealed as the Son of God.
Text Box: New Year’s collection amounted to 2,393.00. Last week, the second collection for the Parish Building Fund amounted to $ 1,589.00. This week, the 2nd collection  is for the Bishop’s Appeal. Next week, the 2nd collection will be for the Oakland Seminary Fund. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR PARISH. MAY GOD REWARD YOUR GENEROSITY. 
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL BENEFACTORS

Weekly update

January 01/02

Year- to Date

Actual - Plate

$ 4,094.00

$ 4,094.00

Goal

$ 5,900.00

$ 5,900.00

Shortfall

$ 1,806.00

$ 1,806.00

Bishop’s Appeal

$ 0.00

$ 0.00

Goal for Appeal

 

$ 0.00

Par.  Dev. Fund

$ 30.00

$ 30.00

Building Fund

$ 1,589.00

$ 1,589.00