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Fiesta de 5 de Mayo
—Cena, baile con banda. Sera a las 6pm Viernes Primero de May. Llamar a Sr. Carina Vargas al 513-8154

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St. Patrick’s Day Dinner - March 14, 2015.
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Celebración del Dia de San José - el 19 de Marzo. Rosario a las 5pm y enseguida la celebración de la Santa Misa.
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Retiro del Youth Group
—Marzo 13,14, y 15.
Jovenes de 14 años en adelante. Llamar a la Sr. Carina Vargas al 513-8154.

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Fr. Don Calloway -

speaking at IHM on April 16.
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SPRING CONCERT

Saturday, April 18, 2015; 1:30 pm
Featuring: The Mission Peak Chamber Singers &
The IHM Youth Choir
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MONTE CARLO NIGHT
Saturday,
April 18, 2015
at Trilogy in Brentwood.
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Movie Night - May 2 -
Proceeds to help youth of
our parish attend Medjugorje Youth Fest.
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IHM Wine Tasting and Auction
- May 23, 2015
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Fil-Am Ministry

Spring into Summer Dinner Dance—Saturday, May 30, 2015 , 6-11pm at
Brentwood Community Center.
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Emmaus English
speaking Men's Retreat is Sept. 18-20, 2015 (details to follow )
Emmaus English speaking Women's
Retreat is Oct. 23-25, 2015 (details to follow)
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Fil-Am Casino Bus Trips -
June 20, August 22,
September 19, October 24, 2015.
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November 2015
“In the footsteps of St. Paul” a pilgrimage to Greece and Turkey. Brochures available in the office or speak
to Fr. Jerry.

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS & CONFESSIONS/
VIA CRUCIS & CONFESIONES

Join us every Friday at 7:00pm in the Church during Lent, to meditate about the Passion and Death of our Lord.
Los invitamos todos los Viernes a las 7:00pm en la Iglesia durante la Cuaresma para meditar sobre la Pasión y Muerte de nuestro Señor.

Fri. 02/27 Movimiento Familiar
Fri. 03/06 Legión de Maria y grupo de San José
Fri. 03/13 Emmaus
Fri. 03/20 Divine Mercy
Fri. 03/27 Fil-Am
Fri. 04/03 Guadalupanos

A REDEMPTORIST LENTEN MISSION
At IHM Church March 16-19, 2015
Monday – Thursday 7pm-9pm and after 8:30am Mass (for those who cannot come at night)
Presenters are Father Bill Adams and Deacon Ed Spano
What is a Redemptorist Lenten Mission—place under the intercession of Mary, Mother of God
Nightly Topics will be: The Cross as the Ultimate Gift of God’s Love
Baptized into the Death of Jesus
Healed through the Blood of the Cross - Healing Service
We proclaim His death until He comes - Mass explained


I want to call your attention once again this week that the Bishop has asked us for input to give the Synod on Marriage and the
Family that will meet in Rome this coming October. Pope Francis and the Synod Fathers have sought this input from all
members of the Church, all levels, all walks of life and life experience. It is available at: www.oakdiocese.org/survey.
Please give this your attention.

Quisiera llamarles su atencióen una vez más esta semana q que el Obispo nos ha pedido que compartamos nuestros
pensamientos con el Sínodo sobre el Matrimonio y la Familia que se reunirá en Roma este octubre. El Papa Francisco y los
Padres Sinodales han buscado aportaciones de todos los miembros de la Iglesia, de todos los niveles, con todo tipo de
Experiencias. Está disponible y se puede encontrar en: www.oakdiocese.org/survey
.
Por favor, préstele su atención.

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Parish Mission / Misión Parroquial:

With Mary, we seek to know Christ better and to make him better known through our words and actions.
Con María, nosotros buscamos conocer mejor a Cristo y hacerlo conocer mejor a él por medio de nuestras acciones y palabras.

BISHOP BARBER’S BLOG
Bishop Barber is now blogging at
bishopbarbersj.wordpress.com.
He is sharing photos and impressions from events that he attends or is involved with, as well as his thoughts on news in the world and the Church. This is the newest social media effort in the diocese, and the one that is personally Bishop Baber’s. Follow diocese and cathedral events and news at these channels and please share them with your constituents:
Facebook.com/oakdiocese
Twitter.com/oakdiocese
Facebook.com/ctlcathedral.org
Twitter.com/oakcathedral
Linkedin/com/company/diocese-of-oakland


THE IHM LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN!

Come and browse and learn more about our Faith.
We have books on Catholic Instruction; Bible Studies; Advice & Counseling; Sorrow & Grief. Sections on Jesus and our Blessed Mother Mary. There are books written By & About our Popes; By &
About our Saints; as well as a Teens & Children section. There
are books on Inspiration; Prayers & Poetry; and Theology &
Philosophy. The library also offers novels, videos and music
CDs to check out. There are books in Spanish. We welcome
more donations to make our library complete. Many back issues
of periodicals such as “The Word Among Us”; “Magnificat” and
others are available to take home, read and pass on to others.

Borrowing is easy.
On the sign out sheet, fill in the date, your
name, phone number and the title of the item you are checking
out. Items will be available for 30 days and all items are
renewable. Return items to the large basket and the Librarian will
check item in. The library will be open during office hours and...

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For the next three weeks, tickets
will be on sale in the plaza for
ST. PATRICK’S
“CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE DINNER”

to be held on MARCH 14TH.
Dinner from 5:00pm to 7:00pm with dancing,
music, wine, beer and Irish coffee
till 9:00pm in the IHM Hall. The price will remain the same
this year…$40.00 for a family ticket (Mother, Father and
all children) and $15.00 for Individuals. Call Sandy and
Tom Gamble for details 925-625-2612 or email
tgamble94561@gmail.com. Tickets also available in parish office.

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Our Lady of Fatima Prayer Event
Saturday, March 7, 2015
9am-12pm in Conference Room

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Pauline Book & Media Exhibit
March 14th & 15th
Immaculate Heart of Mary parish will host a Catholic
book fair the weekend of March 14th & 15th. The
Daughters of St. Paul from Redwood City will be
present after the weekend masses with a great
selection of Catholic books, music and movies for all
ages. The selection will include bibles, spirituality and
prayer books, saint biographies, the writings of the
Popes, First Communion gift items in English and
Spanish. The Daughters of St. Paul are a religious
Congregation of women dedicated to communicating
the Gospel using all available forms of media. They
operate the Pauline Book & Media Center in
Redwood City.

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SE INVITA A TODOS A PARTICIPAR EN LA
TRADICIONAL FIESTA DE 05 MAYO…. DENA
BAILE CON BANDA A CARGO DEL YOUTH
GROUP, EL DÍ VIERNES 01 DE MAYO DEL 2015
A LAS 6:00PM. PARA MAYOR INFORMACIÓN
CON SR. CARINA AL TEL (925) 513-8154

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Divine Mercy Fundraiser
On March 8th we will be selling
Lumpia & empanadas from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Fil-Am Ministry Casino Bus Trip/Fundraiser
Feather Falls & Cache Creek, April 18, 2015 (Saturday)
Cost: $31.00 (including tip)
Pick-up time: 7:00a.m., IHM Church Parking Lot
Estimated return: 9:00p.m.
Please call for reservations and more information:
Remy Bermudez (925-354-8835)
Lydia Cencil (925-207-7070)
Nona Cornejo (925-752-8252)

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PLEASE NOTE!
The Science meets Faith Presentation in Napa on
March 8th, 2015 has been cancelled.

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Retrouvaile of Modesto
You Can Help Your Marriage – 25% of surveyed
couples say they are ‘Happily Married’. For everyone
else, there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry
with each other? Do you argue … or have you just
stopped talking to each other? Does talking about it
only make it worse? Retrouvaille helps couples rebuild
their marriages. For information, or to register for the
Modesto Retrouvaille program beginning with a
Weekend on Mar. 20-22, 2015, held in Patterson, visit
the web site at www.HelpOurMarriage.com, email
Modesto@RetroCA.com, or call 209-232-5315.

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El grupo de San Jose los invita a
celebrar a nuestro Señor San Jose el 19 de Marzo. Comenzando con el
Santo Rosario a las 5 p.m. y enseguida la celebración de la Santa Misa. Después están invitados a un compartir en el alon parroquial. Los
esperamos y gracias por su atención.

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Join Fr Jim on a pilgrimage to Medjugorje’s Annual
Youth Fest. July 29-August 7. Cost $3,159. For details
and registration form, see the website at:
www.pilgrimages/com/frjimsullivan. Or contact Lisa
Fisher, Group Coordinator at (925) 785-1969 or
lfisher7544@comcast.net. For more information on
Medjugorje: www.medjugorje-apologia.com

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HEALING MASSES CHANGE
We are changing our schedule for healing Masses in 2015. We will
not have monthly healing Masses but instead will be having Masses
once a quarter. Please watch the bulletin for our next Mass which will
happen in Lent. Although we will not be doing monthly healing
Masses in 2015, all are welcome to join our prayer group in the
Chapel every Monday. We begin with the rosary at 7pm and then
move into a more Charismatic type of prayer meeting at 7:30pm. If
you or anyone you know is in need of prayer, please join us. Although
our group is Catholic, you do not need to be Catholic to attend or to
receive prayer. All are welcome! For more information call Julie at
513-8155 or Lynn at 337-3191

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter
The second reading Paul says “do everything for the glory of
God”. Does your marriage witness the glory of God? The
next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends are February 20-22 or
August 7-9. Early registration, 4-6 weeks out is highly recommended.
For more information contact Mike &Jeanne @ 925.672.2016 or Joe &
Sue @ 925.680.7767 now or go to oaklandwwme.org.

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CYO TRACK AND FIELD 2015
Registration going on now!
2nd through 8th grade Boys and Girls
Practice Begins February 24th
for More information email holyrosarysports@yahoo.com

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IHM Lector Workshop
Please Note Date Change
On March 28, 2015, in the Church, we will be having a
workshop for all current lectors and anyone that would like to
be a lector in the future. Lectors are those that proclaim the
Word of God during liturgies. We will explore (1) the correct
procedure, (2) techniques of proclamation of God’s Word (3)
lector workbooks, (4) what is expected of this ministry. If you
have questions contact Deacon Ed at: edspano7@gmail.com

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter
The Responsorial Psalm today says,
“Teach me your ways, O Lord!” Do we allow the Lord to
teach us His ways so that we can love and honor our spouse more each day? Let the Lord strengthen, renew, and rekindle your marriage
sacrament by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Weekend on February 20-22 or August 7-9. Early registration, 4
to 6 weeks out is highly recommended. For more information
contact Greg & Mary at 925.754.1284 or Joe & Sue at 925.680.7767 now or go to oaklandwwme.org.

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El grupo Jóvenes Para Cristo de San Pedro Mártir te invita a su
Retiro de Iniciación en el cual vivirás un fin de semana diferente
donde te encontraras contigo mismo, con tu prójimo y sobre
todo con Dios. En Febrero 6,7 y 8 del 2015. Casa de Retiro
Holy Redeemer, Oakland Ca. El Retiro es para personas
mayores de 18 años. Donación: $65.00 Para más información
llamar a: Maritza Samaniego: (925) 852-3885, Javier
Miranda: (925) 550 -4453, Marina Hernández (510) 978 - 8774
o a Rebeca Magallon (925) 301-0562


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Emmaus Spanish Women's Retreat Team Formation Meeting on Thursday 15th in Luke classroom @ 7pm
Retreat leader: Adreana Salceda 925-334-2333 (Retreat is April 17-19, 2015)

Retiro de Emaus de Mujeres—La reunión de la formación del grupo será el 15 de Enero del 2015 en la Salon
Lucas a las 7:00pm. La leader del Retiro es Adreana Salceda 925—334-2333. (Retiro será del 17 al 19 de Abril del 2015).


See Save the Date section for more details
Favor ver la sección de “Save the Date” para más detalles.

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Rito de Iniciacion Cristiano para Adultos (RICA) -
Estas son clases para adultos para prepararse a los sacramentos de
Bautismo, Primera Comunión y Confirmación. Clases
comenzarán el 23 de Noviembre y todos los Domingos de
5:00pm a 6:30pm en el Salón de Juan. Para mas informacion,
favor llame a Virginia Chavez at 679-5031.

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Come and join the IHM Music Ministry!
Most Rehearsals are on WEDNESDAYS at the IHM Music Rm:
Youth Choir (grades 3-12): 4:00—5:15 pm
9:00 am and 12:30 pm Choirs: 6:30 pm—8:00 pm
Coro de Español: 8:00 pm—9:15 pm
Latin Choir: (Sundays 3:45 pm—4:45 pm)
Orchestra: (Saturdays 3:00—4:00 pm; time may vary on some days)
For more information or to sign-up, contact the Music Ministry Office at
(925) 634-4154, ext. 112.

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CALLING ALL MOMS!
Please join us for some fellowship and breakfast treats twice a month, in rooms Luke and John. This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know other moms with young children in our parish and to share the love of Christ. A child care provider will be on site.

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IHM MOM’S GROUP
MEETS EVERY 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 9:00 TO 11:00 AM IN CLASSROOMS JOHN AND LUKE .
CONTACT : KELSYRAMOS@COMCAST.NET
BABYSITTING AVAILABLE

13TH ANNUAL EMMAUS MONTE CARLO NIGHT
The 13th Annual Monte Carlo Night will take place on Saturday April 18, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at
Club Los Meganos at Trilogy in Brentwood. Your $65 donation includes Dinner, Gaming, Dancing, 100 gaming chips, door and raffle prizes,
No-Host Bar and Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction.
The proceeds fund our parish Emmaus Retreat Weekends. Limited seating. Mark your calendar, get a group together and come enjoy the fun.
For general information contact: Kathy Vigil 634-0549. For tickets contact Mary Weber 628-5468 or Kathy Vigil 634-0549.

EMMAUS TRECEAVA NOCHE DE MONTE CARLO
Evento anual, el décimo tercero, de la Noche de Monte Carlo que tomará lugar el Sábado 18 de Abril del 2015 de 6:00pm a 11:00pm en el Club de Los Meganos en el Trilogy en Brentwood. Su donación de $65 incluye: cena, juegos, baile, 100 fichas para juegos, premios, y rifas.
Bar a pagar y una Subasta silenciosa de memorables de deporte. El dinero recaudado sera para beneficiar los retiros anuales del grupo de Emmaus en la parroquia. Asientos estan limitados. Marquen sus calendarios y formen un grupo y vengan a disfrutar de una noche de diversion.
Para información general, favor de llamar a Kathy Vigil al 634-0549. Para tiquetes llame a Mary Weber at 628-5468 o a Kathy Vigil at
634-0549.

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Emmaus Women Ministry
would appreciate your help in donating
items to be used for their yearly Tea Luncheon and Vintage Fashion
at IHM. Items needed are: tea cups, tea pots, china plates and
saucers, silverware, cloth napkins and tablecloths, serving dishes,
decorations of vintage items, etc. Proceeds go to the Men’s and
Women’s Emmaus Retreats. Please call Dolores McLean at 925
-595-5500. Items can be picked up at parishioners’ homes.
Many thanks!!


The Knights of Columbus
(What do they do?)
Food for families, SVDP Walk, Food baskets at
Christmas, Birthright of Brentwood, Gabriel
Project, Rachel’s Vineyard, Delta Community Services,
American Wheel Chair Program, Boy Scouts, Lynn Center,
CCC Family Community Fund, IHM Golf Tournament, Youth
Pan da Vida, Respect Life, Vocations/Clergy, Youth Choir,
Bishop’s Vocation Dinner, Bishop’s Capital Campaign, World
Youth Day, Disaster Relief, Graduating High School Seniors Scholarships.

These are a few of the works sponsored by the men of
IHM Knights of Columbus. It is the lenten fish fry that enables
the Knights to finance these works of charity. We thank the
IHM community for their continued support of this event.

It’s Lenten Fish Fry time again!!


The Knights of Columbus serve
fish dinners every Friday during
Lent. The Knights’ chefs are serving deep fried
fish, French fries, coleslaw and a beverage for
$13.00. (What a deal and it only costs $9.00 for
kids 12 and under). New this year a fried shrimp
plate for $14, limited quantities, while supplies
last. Desserts are provided by the Crafty Quilters.
Hours are 4 to 7pm in the Hall or use our drive-up
for fast take-out service.”

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The Knights of Columbus
& Italian Catholic Federation
PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Come visit with your fellow parishioners and
welcome our new parishioners at the pancake
breakfast on the first Sunday of each month,
Co-sponsored with the Ladies Guild for March.
Breakfast hours are 8:15am to 12:00pm.


Caballeros de Colón
y la Federación Católica Italiana
Desayuno de Panquecas
Vengán a visitar con sus amigos parroquianos y darles la
bienvenida a los nuevos parroquianos al desayuno de
panquecas el primer Domingo de cada mes. Esta función esta
patrocinada con el Ministerio del grupo de Señoras en
Marzo. Horario del desayuno es de 8:15am a 12:00pm.

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Since 2007, Council # 7467 of the Knights of Columbus and Branch #432 Italian Catholic Federation of Immaculate Heart of Mary Branch has sponsored scholarships for graduating high school seniors. The minimum amount of the award is one thousand dollars. Eligible seniors should be registered and active parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish and complete and submit the 2014 -2015 Knights of Columbus and Italian Catholic Federation applications.
Applications are due on April 6th 2015.
Click here or the picture below to download the application.



Desde el año 2007, Consejo No. 7467 de los Caballeros de Colón y la Sucursal No. 432 del grupo de la Federación italiana Católica del Inmaculado Corazón de María han dado becas de estudio a los estudiantes del último año de bachillerato. La cantidad miníma de este premio es de $1,000. Los candidatos elegibles tienen que estar registrados y ser miembros de la Parroquia del Inmaculado Corazón de María y haber completado y entregado sus 2014-2015 aplicaciones de los Caballeros de Colón y de la Federación italiana Católica.
Las aplicaciones son debidas el 6 de abril de 2015.
Haga clic aquí o la imagen de arriba para descargar la aplicación.


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"Other Scholarship Awards are Offered
by the Supreme Council for Catholic Colleges/ Universities".

These scholarships are offered by the national headquarters of the Knights of Columbus. Scholarships vary in amount and qualifications.
For more information, please log onto:
http://www.kofc.org/en/scholarships/index.html

MARIAN MOVEMENT OF PRIEST
Come and Join us on EVERY FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH for the cenacle of the Marian Movement of priests. The group prays the Rosary and offers up the intentions primarily for the Pope, Bishops and priest worldwide.
Time and Place: 10 am—Hall C
Fr. Jim Sullivan is the advisor for our group sessions.

What's New
The following is a list of recent additions or changes to our website.
Announcements

SCHEDULE OF SECOND COLLECTIONS
03/01/2015—Church Loan
03/15/2015—Catholic Relief
FECHAS DE SEGUNDA COLECTAS
03/01/2015—Préstamo de la Iglesia
03/15/2015—Ayuda Católica

Have something to publish in the IHM Bulletin? Please submit your request to: bulletin@IHMBrentwood.com
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Need to schedule use
of facilities? Please submit
request to:
ihmfacilityschedule
@ihmbrentwood.com

Widow/Widower support group meets every
Thursday from 6-7:15pm in the Hall.
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CATHOLIC DIVORCED, WIDOWED & SEPARATED OF CONTRA COSTA SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
The Support Group meets in Walnut Creek at St. Mary Church on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00pm....
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Have you ever thought about becoming a Sister?
Single Catholic women ages 18 - 40 are invited to a
Religious Vocation Discernment Retreat with the
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul April 10-12...
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***TELL A FRIEND***
***COME ONE COME ALL***

“In the footsteps of St. Paul” a pilgrimage to Greece and
Turkey, November 2015....
[Read More]

A former atheist from Bolivia, Ricardo Castañon Gomez,
Ph.D., is giving a presentation in English on Saturday, March
7th at 11:00 a.m. and in Spanish on Sunday, March 8th at 2:00
p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Napa...
[Read More]

LIFE TEEN AND YOUNGER
YOUTH GROUP -
Erinn Bagnaschi,
925)634-4153
Ext. 116...
[Read More]

HORA SANTA
Están todos invitados a la Hora Santa todos los Jueves de las 5:15pm a 6:pm en la Iglesia.
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GRUPO JUVENIL
Se invita a formar parte del Youth Group de IHM
que se reune los Viernes a las 7:00pm en la
Libreria. Para mayor información favor de llamar
a la Sr. Carina Vargas at 513-8154 o a Roxanna
Alvarez al 325.5162.

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Movimiento Familiar Cristiano Católico

Por una Familia más Feliz Estimados hermanos en Cristo y María....

[Read More]

THE GABRIEL PROJECT
This ministry meets the second Friday of each month...
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SPRED or (Special Religious Education) is sharing our faith with young people...
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EDUCATED ANGELS
Jaime H. Velasco is the Founder and President of “Educated Angels.” This is an organization that is open to every student that is having a difficult time understanding a specific subject....
[Read More]

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