Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Bernardine of Siena July 27, 2008 ST. BERNARDINE’S PARISH LEADERS Parish Council Cathy Borowski 348-5650 Altar Care Lucy Kerecman 998-6701 Altar Servers Maria Giammatteo 884-2736 Baptism Classes Deacon Jerry Cellner 888-8200 Bible Study (Thurs Grp) Shirley Grochalski 347-6228 IMPORTANT DATES - AUDUGST Cross Bearers Dave Goracke 347-0192 Aug 2/3 Sandwich Sunday. Bagged meals Detention Ministry Rudy Vlasak 347-7144 (sandwich, chips, dessert, fruit) water, Environment Maria Giammatteo 884-2736 Eucharistic Ministers Robert Nicholas 346-8244 socks and blankets will be collected at (To Sick/Homebound) Deacon Dale Taufer 888-8200 all the Masses for distribution to those Festival Chairpersons Cheryl Moore 314-6161 in need in the San Fernando Valley. Finance Committee Kristin Pudwill 712-9991 Funeral Buffet Shirley Grochalski 347-6228 Gift Shop Jean Sampson 888-7073 Faithful Citizenship Justice & Peace Ministry Michael Miller 340-4193 Perplexed over the moral and ethical debates in Lectors Jack Maranto 887-6310 today’s world? Catholic social teaching can help Library Maria Giammatteo 884-2736 you explore your own htinking and how to apply it Magnificat Pat Dunlap 346-5460 to public policy issues facing your community, Marriage Encounter Ed/Anna Marie Pudwill 348-1632 Music Ministry Marilyn Enos 710-9788 state, nation and world. Receive email newsletters Nursery Care Program Tami Alcocer/8:30 Mass 610-7442 and alerts to help you keep up to date. Sign up for Carole Williamson/10:00 999-3764 the Catholic Legislative Network, a program of all Parent/Teacher Assoc. June Hunter 713-8120 12 arch/diocese in California, at Pre-School Charlene Barkes 716-4730 RCIA Steve & Sharron Ellms 340-2087 www.cacatholic.org. Start making a difference Religious Education Eileen Fewless 340-1440 today! Retreats (Men’s) Jim Birkhead 348-4616 Safeguard the Children Ray Barkes 888-0833 Silverado Music Ministry Jo & Rudy Vlasak 347-7144 Gifts for the Spirit Scouting (Boy Scouts) Gary Bishop 998-7917 Your Parish gift shop, “Gifts for the Spirit” is (Cub Scouts) Richard Robinson 703-7572 celebrating our annual “Super Third Off (Girl Scouts) Kim Palkovic 992-0737 Social Activities Janet Barnet 348-6262 Sale” 1/3 off any one item priced at $30.00 Susan Bougetz-Aulbach 999-3138 the third Sunday of the month, Aug 17th. Sunday Pre-School Wendy Sciuto 592-0049 Ushers Donna Forrester 712-9922 Welcoming Committee Darma Trafecanty 884-1686 St. Bernardine's very own gift shop, is located upstairs in the Women on the Journey Jean Sampson 346-8116 Parish Center across from the Hall. The shop is open Sundays Youth Ministry Andrew Gafvert 710-1662 from 9:15 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and Monday through Friday (check in the office first) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Schedule of Masses: Parish Center: 888-8200 Saturday: 8:30 a.m.; 5:00 p.m. (Vigil) School: 340-2130 Sunday: 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 a.m.; Religious Education: 340-1440 12:00 & 5:30 p.m. R.C.I.A./Adult Education: Weekdays: 6:30 & 8:30 a.m. (Monday –Friday) 340-2087 First Friday: 6:30 & 8:30 a.m. Youth Ministry: 710-1662 (also 11:30 a.m. October - June) Library: 884-2736 Holy Days: Schedule to be Announced Gift Shop: 888-7073 Confessions: Marriages: Saturdays: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 6 months prior notification requested & anytime by appointment Baptisms: Website: www.stbernardine.org 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month Call for an appointment Page Three St. Bernardine of Siena July 27, 2008 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 27, 2008 Dear Friends, All things work for good You can imagine for those who love God. that our diocese gets many — Romans 8:28a requests for permission to make financial EUCHARISTIC ADORATION appeals in the parishes. Most of these would The dates of Eucharistic Adoration will be be from church related organizations or people. changing for the Summer months. Adoration will Many would be missionaries. So each year, continue to be on August 5th and September 2nd. every parish is sent a member of a missionary After this, future dates will be found in the Sunday order to request financial help for their bulletin. particular ministry. Typically, it is a priest, but this year, we will be blessed with the woman’s perspective. Next Sunday, Sister Margaret Devine of the Columban Sisters will speak at all the Masses on behalf of their missionary work in Asia and South America. As part of the LIBRARY Diocesan Missionary Cooperative Plan, she will ask for our prayers and financial assis- OUTREACH TO THE HOMEBOUND ~ Please Spread the Word ~ tance to enable the Sisters to continue to serve The Parish Library offers DVD’s, VHS tapes and a the poor among whom they live and work. I variety of books and periodicals to registered encourage your generosity. parishioners who are homebound. For information, or to sign up for this service, please contact Maria at the library at (818)884-2736 ~ Fr. McNamara The Parish Library is open Monday through Friday, 9:00-11:30 a.m. and on Sundays, after the 7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:00 am, 12:00 noon Masses, as well as 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY GUADALUPE CENTER Do you want to donate your time to a program that has been serving the disadvantaged of the San Fernando Valley for 58 years? Join us! The Guadalupe Community Center is looking for volunteers to work in its food pantry and thrift store. The Center is open Monday through Friday. For additional information, call Margaret Pontius, center Director at (818) 340-2050 ALTAR CARE - August 1, 2008 Mary Kesterson, Amy Okonski, Tony Palmisano, Angie Syp and Jane Twomey Page Four St. Bernardine of Siena July 27, 2008 July 27 through August 2, 2008 Youth Ministry events are open to 9-12 graders SUNDAY 7:00 a.m. Christine Glazier+ 8:30 a.m. Mary Claire Jenson 10:00 a.m. Thomas Vonarb • Tonight, July 27th: Discipleship Night from 12:00 noon Fjelstad Family+ 6:30-9:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall (bring $5 for 5:30 p.m. Helen McCuaig+ MONDAY dinner) 6:30 a.m. Anthony DeVincentis+ • Tuesday, July 29th: What Would Joan Do? 8:30 a.m. Louise Faria+ (discussion) from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall TUESDAY • Wednesday, July 30th: Youth Night from 6:30 a.m. Bena Bojsza+ 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall 8:30 a.m. Nick Vittorino+ • Tuesday, August 5th: What Would Joan Do? WEDNESDAY (featuring episodes of the TV show Joan of 6:30 a.m. a.m. Luisa Cabahug+ Arcadia and discussion ) from 7-9 p.m. in the 8:30 a.m. Sr. Margaret Fitzer Parish Hall THURSDAY • Wednesday, August 6th: Girls Only Youth Night 6:30 a.m. J.B. Monzon+ 8:30 a.m. Joseph Schiro+ from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall FRIDAY • 6:30 a.m. Kathleen Campbell+ Confirmation Registration Process 8:30 a.m. Margaret DeLaTorre+ To register youth for the Confirmation Preparation SATURDAY Process, parents of new first year candidates and 8:30 a.m. John McFadden returning second year candidates must attend a 5:00 p.m. Anna Barry+ program orientation. Youth must be in high school in the fall to begin the two-year preparation process. Year One Confirmation Parent Orientations: In your charity please pray Sunday, Aug 17: 3:30-5:00 pm for the sick of the parish: Sunday, Sep 14: 7:30-9:00 pm Fr. Daniel Fox; Year Two Confirmation Parent Orientations: Susan Mendiola; Guy Palmisano; Sunday, Aug 17: 7:30-9:00 pm Pia Massab; Lilly Moldovan; Sunday, Sep 14: 3:30-5:00 pm Russell Barnes; Vince Pecarro; All in the Parish Hall Amber Dean; Jim Bodack; Jacques Drouin; Niki Mamakos; Coffeehouse Night, Sunday August 24th Lidia Mosquera; Josh Taylor; Rose Circo; Mark your calendars now and plan to come support St. Bernardine Youth Ministry’s Coffeehouse Night after the 5:30 p.m. Mass on Sunday, August 24. All are welcome, admission is free and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with musical performances by our high Please pray for the happy school youth beginning at 7:00 p.m. Coffee, tea, repose of the souls of sandwiches, deserts and other refreshments will be Thomas Perry, grandfather of available for purchase. We still have spaces open for Cherie & Steve Remboski; Juliana Munoz; performances by teen vocalists and instrumentalists. Andrienne Oster; Priscilla Tumaliuan; Call (818) 710-1661 or email an- Albert Cione, father of Leticia Amato email@example.com for more information. Page Five St. Bernardine of Siena July 27, 2008 RENEW INTERNATIONAL’S THEOLOGY ON TAP Hello, young adults! If you are a young adult, married or single, between the ages of 18-39, you are invited to join us for the seventh annual summer speaker series, Theology on Tap, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Young Adult Ministry. Come meet other young adults for fun, networking and opportunities to discuss and learn about YOUNG ADULT DINERS CLUB current issues of faith. An opportunity for young adults (single and Who: Young adults 18-39 married, 20’s, 30’s and 40’s) to gather in an upbeat What: Renew International’s Theology on Tap 2008 and lively social setting in order to meet other When: Tonight, July 27th, and Sundays, Aug 3rd, young adults and discover culinary delights. The 10th & 17th restaurant pick for Saturday, August 9th, 7:00 pm Time: 7:00-9:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm) is: Souplantation 375 West Ventura Blvd. For more information or if you’d like to be part of the Camarillo San Fernando Regional theology on Tap team, email Please call Deanna at 805-529-8644 for Michael J. Arvizu at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit additional information and reservations. www.sfmya.org/tot THE WEEKEND COLLEGE at MOUNT ST. MARY’S COLLEGE in Downtown Los ANGELS WAY Angeles will be hosting a Fall Semester Employment Opportunity Information Session FOR WORKING ADULTS wishing to return to college and complete their degree. HOUSE MANAGER - This is a live-in position for an adult female to The INFORMATION SESSION for the supervise the home and residents. It offers private upcoming Fall 2008 Semester will be held on room and bath, plus $900.00 per month. Saturday, July 26th, from 10:30 am until Requirements include having your own car, 12:00 noon on our Downtown Doheny campus insurance and be a non-smoker. Position is inside the Mary & Frank Kelly 24-hour Study available immediately. For information and/or Room at 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, 90007. application, please call 818-346-2229 The Weekend College is designed for working adult men and women and offers 8 bachelor’s degrees including: Religious Studies, Business Crisis Pregnancy Hotline Administration and Liberal Arts. (800)973-7334 Abortion Recovery Help For further information or to reserve your place (877)467-3463 & fo an Information Session, please call www.rachelsvineyard.org Malika Gary at (213) 477-2855 Holy Family Adoption www.weekendcollege.org Services (805)374-2785 Page Six St. Bernardine of Siena July 27, 2008 MAGNIFICAT Celebrate the Year of St. Paul at A Ministry to Catholic Women Our Lady of Grace Church! Prayer Brunch, Saturday, Aug 23rd, 10:00 am—1:00 pm 5011 White Oak Ave., Encino Odyssey Restaurant Corner of White Oak Ave/Ventura Blvd. 15600 Odyssey Dr. Granada Hills All adults are cordially invited to Linda Schubert, author of “The Miracle Hour”, participate in the Scripture classes which will will share how God’s grace carried her through feature St. Paul’s Letters to the breast cancer, divorce, family related suicide and Romans and to the Galations. The classes mental illness. Cost $26. will begin on Tuesday, Aug 12th, in Room A. Mail check to “Magnificat”, 1500 W. Victory Morning classes last from 10:00-11:45 am; Blvd., Apt D, Burbank, CA 91506. night classes are from 7:00-8:45 pm. The fee Call Angela Lopez, for books and learning materials is $20, 818-352-55643 or register online payable the first day of class. For more www.magnificatsfv.com information, please call the Parish Office 818-342-4686. Old Mission Santa Barbara Renewal Center Attention Parents!!! Reserve These Dates FREE BABYSITTING “Days of Recollection”, a partial day is available during the 8:30 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. mini-retreat, Aug 6th, Sept 3rd & Oct 1st Masses at St. Bernardine’s Pre-School “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” a across the street. married couples retreat, Sept 19-21. “Women’s Spirituality: Healing Ourselves & Our World” women’s retreat, Oct 10-12th “Pouring Light” a retreat for poetry lovers, Oct 17-19th Register online at www.santabarbaramission.org or email re- email@example.com call the MRC Office 805-682-4713, ext 133. St. Bernardine’s OASIS Wants to Help Mommy & Me Playgroup Our Seniors! Did you know that St. Bernardine’s has a Are you, or do you know, a parishioner 65 Mommy & Me playgroup? In addition to years of age or older who would like to meet a being an easy way to meet other moms, this friendly volunteer from the parish to assist with playgroup is a wonderful way for our infants one or more of the following services? and toddlers to meet other children their ages, Transportation, Companionship, Regular learn to play together, and make friends. All Telephone Contact, Running Errands, Assistance with Shopping, Home Maintenance child-care providers are Referrals and Assistance welcome! Contact Kari Lovequist at Please call OASIS at (818) 340-5100 818-710-1484 for details or send an e-mail to for information on firstname.lastname@example.org. OASIS Older Adult Services & We hope to meet you and your children soon! Intervention System.
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