Mass Theme

September 22nd ✙ 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings for September 22nd, 2019

       Of all the idols people worship money is probably the most common. Jesus says, " You cannot be the slave both of God and money."
        Lord Jesus, you help us to value the kingdom of God before all other things. Lord, have mercy.
        You help us to do God's will in freedom and joy. Christ, have mercy.
        You help us to live as children of the light. Lord , have

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MONDAY, September 23: ✟ Brad Inahara
TUESDAY September 24: Intentions of Sandra & Dave Schaeffer, by Jan Weldon
WEDNESDAY September 25:✟ Terry Durr
FRIDAY September 27 :✟ Debbie Robrech
SUNDAY September 297 :✟ Chiara Tadina, by the Tadina Family
Call the office at (530)926-4477 if you have Mass Intentions

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Lord, hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect them as they protect us. Bless them and their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. We ask this in the name of Jesus, our Lord and Savior.

Please Pray for these men and women in the service of our country:

Tim Birimisa-Fasano, Army SSG Trevor Oxman
Frank Baker-Gleason, US Coast Guard Brian Tucker
Master Sgt. Matthew Rossini, Army Kyle McGill, US Army Infantry
Commander Michael Quigley, US Army Nick Kennedy, US Navy
Kristin Chapman, USAF James Chapman
Sarah Manley, USAF Seamus Weston
Andy Harrison, USAF Alicia Delahunty
Nickolaus Swanson Robert A. Wharton
Master Sgt. Ray Olmos Jr. Roy Walters

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Your prayers are requested for these Parishioners and Friends

Randy Bertolucci ******
Ted Lockett Jim Mathews
Jean Marie Sylwanowicz Patti Summers
Nellie Del Nero Sarah Bryan
Sandy Zan John McAvoy
Rebecca Weston Joe Bonchonsky
Lynn Lockett Charles Ely
Denny Heikura Joe Spini
John Dell' Amico Kitty Lyons
Barbara Entwisle Ed Flynn
Marilyn Brickett Robert & Cathy Neptune
Lori Wise Steve Smith
Janet Renon Gerardo Rodriguez-Coronado

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Being With Christ

Jesus says: "Whoever is not with me is against me " :
and whoever does not gather with me scatters."
I sometimes feel that my life is like scrubland,
halfway between garden and desert.
I sometimes feel that I live in a world of twilight, halfway between day and night.
I sometimes feel like lukewarm water, halfway between hot and cold.
I sometimes feel that I am in a state of indifference halfway between love and hate.
I sometimes feel I am trudging along a safe little path halfway between good and evil.
Lord, save me from the illusio n
that because I am not against you, I am therefore for you.
Above all, save me from being neutral.

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Why Do Cathothics Do That?

What are the Challenges to Stewardship?

The challenge to stewardship is the dominant secular culture which often contradicts religious convictions about the meaning of life.
This is a culture in which destructive “ism”- materialism, relativism, hedonism, individualism, consumerism- exercise seductive, powerful influences.
The secular culture frequently encourages us to focus on ourselves and our pleasure. At times, we can find it far too easy to ignore spiritual realities and to deny religion a role in shaping human and social values.
We know what it is to struggle against selfishness and greed, and we realize that it is harder for many today to accept the challenge of being a Christian steward.
It is essential therefore, that we make a special effort to understand the true meaning of stewardship and live accordingly.
(U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, Stewardship)
Stewardship is a way of life.
It’s all about gratitude.
It’s all about giving back.
It’s all about God

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A Taste of Italy

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CCD ~ Religious Education Will Begin Very Soon!

       Would you like your children to know more about Jesus? The parish provides religious education for children ages 6 – 12.

       Please call for registration by contacting Deacon Ed Pecis at (530)604-4155, or email:, or you may contact the office at (530) 926-4477

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