Posts made in February, 2015

Abouna Labib Kobti: “It is time to say good-bye”

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Parish News

Abouna Labib Kobti: “It is time to say good-bye”

This past July 15th, Fr. Youssef Keikati left for Lebanon. He was assigned as a pastor of a church and principal of a school of one thousand students. It is time for me to be reassigned by my superior the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. The six-plus-six years of service at St. Thomas More Church as your pastor has been a time of grace for me. I loved you all and will love you always and will keep you in my heart and in my prayers. Please pray for me. Obedience calls me, and I want to obey as a soldier called to service, leaving, with love and respect, everything behind. I have been on sick...

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Ten Things Pope Francis Wants Us to Know

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Catholic Church

Ten Things Pope Francis Wants Us to Know

A poor Church for the poor Humility Stay close to people Never give up on God’s mercy We’re all Franciscans now We’re not an NGO Never give in to pessismism Have a sense of humor The importance of unity

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Transforming Communities through Positive Civil Dialogue

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Catholic Church, Communities

What: Workshop on dialogue When: Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM Where: STM Church Registration fee: $10.00 (includes book) You may pre-register by March 12 (call the parish office for contact information) or you may register the day of the event. The workshop will provide a real experience in dialogue. In several formats, we will put the steps of dialogue into practice, gaining both knowledge of our own blind spots and a deeper understanding of the perspective of others. We will also explore the role of the media and Catholic Church teaching in our dialogue efforts....

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Stations of the Cross

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Holy Days, Lent

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday during Lent we will be doing the Stations of the Cross at 7:00 PM. Remember also our outdoor Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 3 at noon. We need actors and production team members. If you are interested, please call Cristina (Director) at (415) 518-5417.

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Volunteer with Catholic Charities during Lent

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Outreach

You can choose from a number of volunteer activities such as serving food to the homeless, distributing food to seniors, or reading to children. Contact Clint Womack, Volunteer Manager, at 415-972-1297 to sign up and reserve a spot or send email to Volunteer@CatholicCharitiesSF.org.

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Lenten Renewal: The Joy of Prayer, Day of Recollection

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Blog, Retreats and Recollection

Lenten Renewal: The Joy of Prayer, Day of Recollection

Come join the Santa Clara OCDS Community and the Discalced Camelite Nuns on Saturday, March 7 at the Santa Clara Carmel of the Infant Jesus, 1000 Lincoln Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050. It will be a time to learn more about Carmelite Spirituality–especially for those who are not part of the Order. There is no fee–just bring your lunch.

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