WEEKEND MASSES

Saturday
8:30 a.m.,5:30 p.m. (English)
Sunday
7:30, 9:30, 11:30 a.m. (English)
1:30, 7:30 p.m. (Spanish)
4:00 p.m. (Vietnamese)

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PARISH EVENTS

Tuesday, December 10
Advent Penance Service
7:00 p.m., Church


PREPARE the WAY

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Lord Jesus,
Master of both the light and darkness,
send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas.
We who have so much to do seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day.
We who are anxious over many things look forward to your coming among us.
We who are blessed in so many ways long for the complete joy of your kingdom.
We whose hearts are heavy seek the joy of your presence.
We are your people, walking in darkness, yet seeking the light.
To you we say, “Come Lord Jesus!”
Amen.

Henri Nouwen (1932-1996), Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer, and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice, and community.

For a complete calendar of Advent activities, click here.


CicLAvia in the West Valley
Sunday, December 8

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St Joseph the Worker’s driveways on Sherman Way will be inaccessible from approximately 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 8. Please use the driveways on Cantlay Street or adjacent street parking. Click here for map in English and here for map in Spanish.

CicLAvia temporarily closes streets to car traffic and opens them to Angelenos to use as a public park. Free for all, CicLAvia connects communities to each other across an expansive city, creating a safe place to bike, walk, skate, roll, and dance through Los Angeles County.

More about CicLAvia here.


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Feast Day of the United States of America

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Monday, December 9

Because December 8 falls on a Sunday this year, the Solemnity is transferred to December 9.

Mass Schedule
6:30 a.m., English
8:30 a.m., English
5:30 p.m., Vietnamese
6:45 p.m., English
8:00 p.m., Spanish


Parish Blood Drive Helps Save Lives

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Thank you to all who donated at our Parish Blood Drive, held December 1, in collaboration with the American Red Cross. The Red Cross Head Nurse reported that we met our goal of thirty-five pints. One pint can save three lives. We have the potential, therefore, to save 105 lives during this Advent /Christmas season.

Thank you to our Youth Ministry participants for their help in recruiting, taking sign-ups, and for volunteering at the drive. The Red Cross representative was very impressed with the extent of our youth involvement in the project. She shared with us that during her ten years working with blood drives, she has never observed so many young people involved as volunteers.

Thank you to all!


Giving Tree — Christmas Joy for Children and Youth

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Our “Giving Tree,” located at the front of the church, is decorated with gift tags. Please help the St. Vincent de Paul Society bring Christmas joy to children and youth from needy families in our community. Select a tag from the tree. Purchase a gift appropriate for the gender and age of the child indicated on the tag. Place the wrapped gift, with the tag attached, under the tree or deliver it to the Parish Center

Last day to deliver gifts: Friday, December 20. Thank you for your generosity.


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