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on June 14, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm.
We will be having a goodbye party for Fr. Jim, Fr. Fabio and Br. Erick.


Next Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7 will be our second commitment Sunday. We will be collecting your Capital Campaign commitment cards. Please bring them to mass.

The 12th annual Parish scramble golf tournament, to be held on June 8th, is rapidly approaching.
If you haven’t yet signed up, now would be a good time to do so. The tournament will be held at the Brentwood Golf Club and dinner will follow at Nines Restaurant. The cost is $125 per player.
Annual pass holders at the Golf Club at Brentwood pay only $85 per player. Non-golfers may attend the dinner, including silent auction and raffle, for $35. All proceeds go to the Community Life Center Outreach Programs. REGISTRATION FORMS can be requested by contacting Hal Bray at (925)240-7018 or Frank Silva
at (925)714-1415. Your or your company may wish to participate in one of the many sponsor packages. Please call Hal Bray for information or email at al.bray@pacbell.net.

Calling All Women!
Magnificat Ministry for Catholic Women

Is excited and pleased to welcome
Kitty Cleveland
as the speaker at our next Prayer Breakfast on June 6, 2015, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at
Crowne Plaza, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord.
By virtue of her baptism, Kitty feels she has been called to become an evangelist in a world where despair, godlessness, and violence cry out for a remedy. She feels her job is to rally the troops and encourage them to join her in this mission to bring the Good News to the ends of the earth, starting in our own hearts, homes and parishes. She will be sharing her very moving and powerful testimony along with beautiful song to accompany that. Reservations are $28.00/or $35. after May 30th. Please go to www.magnificatsoti.org for info or call Maribel at 925.788.7762.


05/31/2015 - St. Vincent de Paul 
06/07/2015 - Church Loan 

05/31/2015 - San Vicente de Paul 
06/07/2015 - Préstamo de la Iglesi


- June 17 at 7:00pm, 
CAB Theater, 250 School Street, Pittsburg
- Purchase tickets online at www.eventbrite.com
- In celebration of Good Shepherd’s 50th Anniversary

For tickets and information, call Villa Serrano 925-890-4317
or Nida Legaspi 925-752-5145

Help Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
by shopping at the NEW eScrip Online Mall.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church earns more when you do your online shopping at shopping.escrip.com.

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- Erinn Bagnaschi, 925)634-4153 Ext. 116...


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 ..


Están todos invitados a la Hora Santa todos los Jueves de las 5:15pm a 6:pm en la Iglesia.
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.
Movimiento Familiar Cristiano Católico

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



This ministry meets the second Friday of each month...


The Support Group meets in Walnut Creek at St. Mary Church on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00pm....


For the weekend of June 7, 2015, please bring canned vegetables. Thank you!
Para el fin de semana del 7 de Junio del 2015, por favor traigan vegetales enlatadas. Gracias!

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

The Second Annual Parish Festival
is scheduled. We will enjoy another great day of fun and festivities.
Come join in on the fun Sunday, October 17, 2015


Ministry of Caring Interfaith Community Blood Drive
- Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 12pm to 6pm in IHM hall. To schedule an appointment, please log on to
redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code:
Interfaith Community or call 1-800-733-2767 or sign up after the Masses on June 28th.


Quo Vadis Camp
- The Office of Vocations is hosting a Quo Vadis Camp that is set for young men ages 13-18
years of age. This is an opportunity to ask young men of whom you think may benefit from discerning their
vocation in life, especially toward the priesthood or religious life. The event will be held at the Lafayette
Retreat Center from July 12-15, 2015. There is a small fee of $50. but the cost should not be a reason for a good candidate not to attend. Information and registration forms are available in the IHM office.


Know someone in need? Not sure how to help?
Check out “Faith in Action” the new Catholic Social Services directory created by Catholic Charities of the East Bay. This online resource can be accessed on your smartphone or your home computer and will put
you in touch with local Social Service Agencies that can help with issues of Homelessness, Counseling, Domestic Violence and many other needs our people may have.
Go to: www.faithinactionoakdiocese.org.


Women’s Faith Sharing
Next 6 week session - “Gift of Repentance” by Kevin Perrotta will be from May 28-July 2. Available to purchase from Word Among Us, Amazon.com or Kindle. For more information call Ethel at 513.7359 or Carol at 516.3701


- Our next breakfast will be on Sunday, June 7th- 8:15am to 12:00pm.
La proxima desayuno de panquegues es el séptimo de mayo. Horario del desayuno es 8:15am a 12:00pm


- Bans of Marriage -
Joseph N. Reyna and Rochelle M. Alcayde are planning
to marry. If you know of any reasons why this marriage
should not take place, please contact the Parish office as
soon as possible. Thank you!


How to develop a plan for your future as a single person after the death of a spouse.
Saturday, June 27, 2015, IHM Library
For information call Mary Ann Smith at 240-1706
Widow/Widower support group meets every Thursday from 6 to 7:15pm in Hall B. Are you trying to focus on your new life after the loss of your spouse? Are you lonely..? Come and find ways to deal with your new circumstances. Meet other people who share your concerns. Traveling the grief road can be daunting.


How to develop a plan for your future as a single person after the death of a spouse.
Saturday, June 27, 2015, IHM Library. For information
call Mary Ann Smith at 240-1706


Medjugorje Fund Raising - Fr. Jim’s Dinner Dance Party
- De Luna Ranch July 11, 2015.
Raffle tickets are two for $5 and ten for $20. Three winners chosen who
can bring 20 friends and family for cocktails , appetizers and dinner with dancing. Tickets available in the office or by calling Nancy at 925-240-0672 or Mary at 925-634-9631.



Every Thursday 9:30am - 11:00am at Planned Parenthood, Antioch
Nancy - espofamily5@comcast.net
Lou - lou.di@sbcglobal.net




No VBS this Year Due to some family issues that
have arisen with several adult leaders, VBS will not take place this
year. We are very sorry, but hope to bring it back next summer.


Host Families needed this summer
July 1-27 for Exchange Students from Italy and Spain. Help a student ages 14-18 experience the American Dream first hand! Create global friendships, share traditions and culture. Experience Italy and Spain in
your own home. Community service credits are available. For more details, please call Kelly Gross at 951-501-9500 or email kelly.efhomestay@hotmail.com.


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


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


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.


Widow/Widower support group

meets every Thursday from 6 to
7:15pm in the Hall. Are you trying to focus on your new life after
the loss of your spouse? Are you lonely..? Come and find ways to
deal with your new circumstances. Meet other people who share
your concerns. Traveling the grief road can be daunting.

Emmaus News! Emmaus Members!
If you have not been receiving email notices of Emmaus events it may be because we don’t have your correct email address.
Please contact Dennis at 925-634-0549 so we can update your
contact information.


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.


The Knights of Columbus
& Italian Catholic Federation

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.

"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:

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.



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