Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM
The Nocturnal Adoration Society conducts Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 7:00 PM in the church. A Holy Hour will begin at 8:00 PM and conclude with benediction. All are invited to spend time before the Blessed Sacrament before Lent.
WINTER BLOOD DRIVE
Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
St. Joseph Hall
Sponsored by the Filipino American Community all eligible and new donors are encouraged to give the Gift of Life.
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9:30 AM
All families in the parish are invited to attend and children are encouraged to participate in the monthly session of Breaking Open the Word.
NOVENA TO THE HOLY FACE OF JESUS
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with recitation of the Litany and Chaplet of the Holy Face in the church at 7:30 PM. All are welcomed to this special devotion before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the holy season of Lent.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
At the start of the holy season of Lent the blessing and distribution of ashes will take place during the Masses at 9:00 AM, 12 Noon and 7:30 PM. There will also be a prayer service and distribution of ashes at 4:00 PM
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Saturdays during Lent
Stations of the Cross will be prayed following the 9:00 AM every Saturday during Lent. All are encouraged to participate in this Lenten practice of The Way of the Cross. Also, Stations of the Cross with Mass in Malayalam and English takes place in the church on Sunday evenings in Lent beginning at 5:30 PM. The Indian Apostolate invites all parishioners to attend and pray.
“THE MASS” VIDEO SERIES
Thursdays, March 7th, 14th and 21st , 2019 at 7:30 PM
Parish Meeting Room
The Spirituality Committee is pleased to host again the acclaimed video series, “The Mass,”
created and narrated by Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles.
Invite fellow parishioners and friends to join you each week and explore the beauty of the Holy Mass and how we are intimately joined with the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinty of Jesus through the Holy Eucharist. No registration is required.
GIRL SCOUT SUNDAY
Sunday, March 10, 2019
At the 9:30 AM Mass the Girl Scouts will receive special recognition and a blessing. Also, delicious Girl Scout cookies will be on sale in the Gathering Space after all the Masses.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Commemorating Saint Patrick’s Day a traditional Irish breakfast will be served with scrambled eggs, home fries, Irish “banger” sausages, Irish soda bread, fried tomatoes, coffee, tea and much more. Featuring LIVE entertainment with musician Francis Lees there will be raffles, 50/50 chances. Tickets are $12.00 per person and $5.00 for children (16 years and under.) No tickets will be sold at the door.
ST. JOSEPH’S MASS & TABLE
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
OLS Church & Bishop Chappetto Hall
A solemn Mass will be celebrated in the church at 9:00 AM followed by a blessing of the St. Joseph’s Table where breakfast foods will be shared with all.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Bishop Chappetto Hall
Beginning at 9:00 AM our Confirmation candidates will take part in this annual retreat. Please keep these young men and women in your prayers.
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Boys and girls will celebrate for the first time God’s forgiveness through the sacrament of penance and reconciliation. We thank the teachers, catechists and parents for preparing the children for this special occasion in their young lives.
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 6:00 PM
St. Joseph Hall
The Home School Association hosts its annual Auction Sale of fabulous gifts and packages including guest passes to different resorts, gift certificates, getaways, sports surprises and much more. Admission includes featuring finger foods, wine, soda and dessert. Tickets are $15.00 per adults and may be purchased at the School and Parish Offices. Going once . . . going twice . . . SOLD!”
PARISH LENTEN MISSION
Sunday, March 31st to Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
We welcome Father Bill Garrott who will conduct our annual Lenten Mission. The Mission
theme is “iMercy: The Divine Hotspot.” Each day there will be a Mission talk at the 9:00 AM Mass and in the evening at 7:30 PM. Father Bill will pray the Rosary nightly before the Mission begins and he will be available for confessions after the preaching each night. Invite family members and neighbors to join you.