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THE SECOND ANNUAL PARISH FESTIVAL 
is scheduled. We will enjoy another great day of fun and festivities.
Mark your calendars and come join in on the fun

Sunday, October 17, 2015


EL SEGUNDO FESTIVAL ANUAL DE LA PARROQUIA
ya esta programado para el Domingo, 17 de Octubre del 2015.
Vengan todos a pasar un dia lleno de diversiones y festividades

INTERFAITH BLOOD DRIVE
On July 9th, we will be participating in our annual Interfaith American Red Cross blood drive from 12:00noon to 6:00pm in the Hall. This blood drive is a commitment to helping meet the needs of seriously ill or injured patients. Volunteers will be available to answer your questions and get you signed up after all the masses on June 27th and 28th. Please consider being a part of this lifesaving program. To schedule an appointment, please log on to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: InterfaithCommunity or call 1-800-733-2767. For further information,
call Sandy Heinisch, 513-3412.

Announcements

Thank you to all those who made a pledge! The Campaign Committee would like to thank all the families who have contributed to date and have made the campaign a great success!




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SCHEDULE OF SECOND COLLECTIONS

06/28/2015– Maintenance Reserve
07/05/2015—Church loan
08/02/2015—Church loan

FECHAS DE SEGUNDA COLECTAS 
6/28/2015—Reserva del Mantenimiento
07/05/2015—Deuda de la Iglesia

08/02/2015—Deuda de la Iglesia


NOTICE
:
The Church Office will be closed on
Friday, July 3rd
in observance of Independence Day.

La oficina estará cerrada el
viernes 3 de Julio
en commemoración del dia de la Independencia.



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LIFE TEEN AND YOUNGER YOUTH GROUP

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

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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 ..

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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...

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THE GABRIEL PROJECT

This ministry meets the second Friday of each month...
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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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SVDP CANNED FOOD DRIVE
For the weekend of July 5, 2015, please
bring mac & cheese. Thank you!
Para el fin de semana del 5 de Julio del 2015, por favor traigan macarron con queso. Gracias!
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Do you have something to publish in the IHM Bulletin? Please submit your request to: bulletin@IHMBrentwood.com
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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


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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.

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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.

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7th TEA AND VINTAGE FASHION
DESFILE DE MODAS Y ALMUERZO
SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015
SABADO 11 DE JULIO, 2015
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Hosted by the Emmaus Sisters/El evento es organizado por el
Ministerio de Emaus
. Tables can be reserved for groups of 6-8/
Mesas pueden reservarse para grupos de 6-8 personas. For tickets
and table reservations call/para tiquetes y
reservarción de mesas favor llamar a
Delores
McLean (925) 595-5500, Kathy Vigil (925) 550-
1491, or Pat Roederer (925) 752-1932.

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OVER 50? BE PREPARED!
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.

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MINISTRY OF CARING
is having an Interfaith Community Blood Drive on Thursday, July 9, 2015
from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm in the Hall.
To schedule an appointment, please log on to redcrossblood.
org and enter sponsor code: InterfaithCommunity
or call 1-800-733-2767 or sign up after the Masses on June 28, 2015.
If you have any questions regarding your eligibility to
donate blood, please call 1-866-236-3276.

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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.

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PRAY FOR THE UNBORN AND THEIR MOTHERS

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

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CATHOLIC DIVORCE SURVIVAL GUIDE COURSE
- How to Survive the Loss of a Marriage - Info night August 5,
at 7pm in IHM Library - Course begins September 3-
December 17, 2015. 13 weeks for $25. For additional
information contact Sandy at 925-513-3412

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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.

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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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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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Little Ones of Momma Mary

Do you have a child who is struggling in school? Dealing with the school system can be difficult and knowing where to begin and how to proceed to get help can be challenging. Come learn how to track your child’s progress, keep and review records, ask for and learn about
assessments, navigate the Special Education system and more. Our first meeting will be held Friday June 26, 2015, from 9:30 to 11 AM in Luke’s classroom.
For more information feel free to contact us with your questions at:
littleonesofmommamary@hotmail.com

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Los pequeños de Mamá Maria
¿Tienes alguno de tus niños(as) con problemas de aprendizaje en la escuela? Es difícil saber entender el sistema escolar o el saber como comenzar y buscar la ayuda necesaria para nuestros hijos. Ven y aprende como mantenerte informado sobre el progreso académico de tu hijo(a), mantener y revisar sus archivos escolares, preguntar y aprender sobre lo que es un evaluación
académica, navegar el sistema de Educación Especial y mas. Nuestra primera reunión será el Viernes 26 de Junio de 2015, de las 9:30 a las 11:00 AM en el salón Luke.
Para más información contáctanos con tus preguntas a:
littleonesofmommamary@hotmail.com

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The Summer Feeding program
is funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It provides healthy
meals for children ages 2-18 during the summer months when regular school is out. There is no enrollment, paperwork or income qualifications to participate . Just come to Mary Casey Black Elementary, Villa Amador or Village Community resource Center to get your lunch. Lunches must be eaten at the site.
For more information : Contact the Brentwood Union
School District Food Service Dept. (925) 513-6338.

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ST BERNARD’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Job postings
Part-time Spanish Teacher: The applicant needs to be fluent in
Spanish (speaking, reading and writing) and have teaching experience.
P. E. Instructor and Librarian: These positions may be separate
(part-time) or combined (full-time). The librarian position requires
ability to work with technology in order to manage the online library
system and Accelerated Reader Program.
The positions begin in August. All interested applicants need to submit
an application to the office. The application can be found on the school
website: www.st-bernardschool.org. A letter of interest, resume and three letters of reference need to be included with the application. St. Bernard’s Catholic School, 165 W. Eaton Avenue, Tracy, CA. 95376. Telephone: (209) 835-8018.
pparedes@st-bernardschoo.org.


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ST. PETER MARTYR -
Job Postings
Accepting fall applications for Preschool, Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten and grades 1-8. The Catholic school offers extended care, extra curricular programs, faith development, and a strong academic program. Applications are available at the school or www.stpetermartyrschool.org. Located at 425 West Fourth St. in Pittsburg, the school is fully accredited and welcomes families from all parishes and surrounding communities. For information about our affordable rates call the school at 925-439-1014 or visit the www.stpetermartyrschool.org.
Second and Fifth Grade Teacher Positions Available - St.. Peter Martyr Catholic School is seeking
applicant for credentialed teachers for second and fifth grades. Interested persons should contact the school at 925-439-1014 or send resume to SPM School, 425 West Fourth Street, Pittsburg, CA 94565

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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.


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Por una Familia más Feliz
Estimados hermanos en Cristo y María. Todos los retos y dificultades que enfrentamos los matrimonios hoy en día, no sería posible superarlos sin la ayuda de Cristo y María. El MFCC nos ofrece las herramientas para enfrentar esas dificultades inspirados en la palabra de Dios. Únete
a nosotros! Estamos aceptando aplicaciones para el ciclo 2015-16.
Para mayor información comunícate con Antonio Rodriguez:
(925) 565-2015, o Yolanda Rodriguez: (925) 783-3442

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.

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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.

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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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"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


CONTRA COSTA FOOD BANK
The Contra Costa Food Bank Mobile Produce Distribution Program distributes FREE produce
on the 2nd. and 4th. Tuesdays of each month in the IHM parking lot from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm to families in
need. This program is only for low income families. For more information, please call Ralph at (925)240-1177.

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.

 

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