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Please keep Fr. Ed in your prayers this week as he will be away on the yearly priest/bishop retreat, that God may bring him and all priests/bishops attending spiritual refreshment and renewal. There will be NO weekday Mass from Jan. 16-Jan 20th but will have Communion Services.
January 15 Sunday’s breakfast - Jamaica Queen Gaby Martinez until 10:30 AM Crispy Taco plate sale11 AM-1 PM - $6 per plate
Proceeds to go to purchase Spanish Choir books.
Sunday January 22 breakfast sponsored by The Guadalupanos.
Youth Ministry meets on Wed. 6th grade Students-5:30PM-6:45PM & Students grades 7th-12th-7PM-8:15PM. New members are always invited and welcome to attend
Ordinary Time: January 15th
Second Sunday of Ordinary Time
Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
Dios todopoderoso, que gobierna todas las cosas, tanto en el cielo como en la tierra, escucha misericordiosamente las súplicas de tu pueblo y concede tu paz en nuestros tiempos. Por nuestro Señor Jesucristo, tu Hijo, que vive y reina contigo en la unidad del Espíritu Santo, un solo Dios, por los siglos de los siglos.
Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for the Month of January 2017
That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.
Oración Intenciones del Papa Francisco para el mes de enero 2017
Que todos los cristianos sean fieles a la enseñanza del Señor luchando con la oración y la caridad fraterna para restablecer la comunión eclesial y colaborando para hacer frente a los desafíos que enfrenta la humanidad.
Bishop Vásquez' prayer intention for the week:
What the members of the Church may come to recognize the “Lamb of God” more fully each day and reveal him to others by our lives of faith, we pray…
Obispo Vásquez' intención de oración para la semana:
Para que los miembros de la Iglesia lleguen a reconocer cada día más al "Cordero de Dios" y lo revelen a otros por medio de nuestras vidas de fe, rogamos ...
Please pray for those in our Parish who are ill, home bound or in the nursing homes but especially for:
Martin & Rosa Rangel, Jack Fairchild, Carmen Parra, Richard Moya Sr., Miguel Alonzo Jr., Lizabeth Kemp, Paul Kucera, Monica Ferguson, Fr. Adam Martinez
***May the Lord Comfort them and send His Healing Grace upon them. We pray to the Lord***
Attention: This is the last weekend that we will post the above list. Beginning next week we will begin taking names for our 2017 Prayer Intentions. To have your name or the name of a parishioner of St. Mary’s added to the new list, a
NEXT of KIN OR THE PARISHIONER THEMSELVES MUST CALL THE PARISH
OFFICE TO MAKE THIS REQUEST. WE PRAY THAT MANY OF THE
PARISHIONERS ABOVE HAVE HAD OUR PRAYERS OF HEALING ANSWERED.
Pray for and thank all military men and women and their families, of all who
have been deployed, who serve or have served in the armed forces. God bless and keep them safe. And may God bless America!
Let us pray for and thank all military who are Deployed and who serve our country so bravely. We especially salute and pray for those of our own parish family: Major Brian L. Ramirez-US Army, Corporal Xavier T. Espinoza-USMC, Sargent JC Winkler-USMC, Senior Airmen-Jessica Estrada Nowotny, Corporal Tyler Dane Nowotny, US Army Special Forces Group E-4-Jeremy Estrada & Major-Kurt French-USAR.
May God watch over them and bring them home safe
Please pray for vocations that many young people will seek the will of God in their lives and dare to be bold.
St. Mary of the Visitation
This Week’s Readings
Sat. Jan. 14th-Heb 4:12-16; Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 15; Mk 2:13-17
Sun. Jan. 15th-Is 49:3, 5-6; Ps 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10; 1 Cor 1:1-3;Jn 1:29-34
Mon. Jan. 16th- Heb 5:1-10; Ps 110: 1, 2, 3, 4; Mk 2:18-22
Tues. Jan. 17th- Heb 6:10-20; Ps 111:1-2, 4-5, 9 and 10c; Mk 2:23-28
Wed. Jan. 18th- Heb 7:1-3, 15-17; Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4; Mk 3:1-6
Thurs. Jan. 19th- Heb 7:25—8:6; Ps 40:7-8a, 8b-9, 10,17; Mk 3:7-12
Fri. Jan. 20th- Heb 8:6-13; Ps 85:8 and 10, 11-12, 13-14;Mk 3:13-19
Today in Ordinary Time...
Liturgy of the Hours-"Praying the Breviary"
"Seven times a day I praise you, because your judgments are righteous." PS 119:164
“From ancient times the Church has had the custom of celebrating each day the liturgy of the hours. In this way the Church fulfills the Lord’s precept to pray without ceasing, at once offering its praise to God the Father and interceding for the salvation of the world.”
-Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship
More information about the Divine Office from USCCB