Pastor’s Prose

What can priests, deacons, parishes and schools do with regard to policies election of public officials in the

United States?

Preach and teach on issues that the Catholic Church considers non-negotiable as well as those requiring prudential judgment including:

Abortion

Embryonic stem cell research

Marriage between a man and a woman

End of life issues

Just war doctrine

Death penalty

Human rights issues

Immigration

A parish may also run parish based “voter registration drives”

Distribute “Catholics in the Public Square” booklet published by Bishop Olmsted

Show and promote the use of the two video’s distributed this fall by Bishop Olmsted: Marriage Amendment Presentation, Sanctity of Life Presentation

What are some things that should be avoided?

Any preaching or teaching or articles in the parish bulletin that mentions or references a political party or candidate

Voter registration drives run by other organizations on Church property. Distribution of candidate materials or presentation by candidates or their affiliates on Church property.

Use of signs and materials on Church grounds that include messages that state how or for whom to vote if they can be related to a particular candidate, party or election.

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This Week @ SCB

Monday, September 29

8:00 a.m. Traditional Latin Mass

9:00 a.m. Holy Mass English

6:00 p.m. ESL Rms 3/8

7:00 p.m. Sr High Hall

Tuesday, September 30

8:00 a.m. Traditional Latin Mass

9:00 a.m. Holy Mass English

6:00 p.m. ESL Rms 3/8

7:00 p.m. Jr High Hall

7:00 p.m. RCIA Hall

7:00 p.m. RICA Rm7

Wednesday, October 1

8:00 a.m. Traditional Latin Mass

9:00 a.m. Holy Mass English

10:00 a.m. Bereavement Hall

6:00 p.m. ESL Rms 3/8

6:00 p.m. Spanish Choir Jerusalem

6:00 p.m. Religious Ed

7:00 p.m. Sociasl Cmte CR

Thursday, October 2

8:00 a.m. Traditional Latin Mass

9:00 a.m. Holy Mass English

6:00 p.m. English Choir Jerusalem

6:00 p.m. Religious Ed

7:00 p.m. Encuentro Matrimonial R7

Friday, October 3

8:00 a.m. Traditional Latin Mass

9:00 a.m. Holy Mass English

6:30 p.m. Rosary Rm 3

7:00 p.m. Clase de Biblia Elias R 4

Saturday, October 4

9:00 a.m. English Baptism Retreat

11:00 a.m. Private Baptism

5:00 p.m. Holy Mass English

Noticias Hispanas

La próxima orientación pre-bautismal se va lleva cabo el 12 de Octubre después de la Misa de la 8:00 in salón 4. Favor de llevar las formas necesarias. Gracias.

¿Te gustaría aprender más sobre tu fe Católica? ¿Te gustaría regresar a la Iglesia y recibir todos los Sacramentos de Iniciación (Bautismo, Eucaristía, y Confirmación)? Si es así, tal vez te gustaría unirte con otros adultos (de 17 años en adelante) en el programa de RICA (Rito de Iniciación de Católicos Adultos). Nos reuniremos los martes de 7:00 p.m. a 8:30 p.m. comenzando el 2 de Septiembre. Si estas interesado o tienes preguntas, favor de llamar al Diácono Joe a la oficina parroquial.

Están invitados a las Clases Bíblicas “Elías” los viernes a las 7:00 de la tarde.

Parejas Casadas: “el regreso a la escuela” le trae recuerdos de viejos amigos redescubiertos, un fresco comienzo, o una oportunidad de crecer en conocimiento y entendimiento? Un Fin de Semana de Encuentro Matrimonial puede hacer lo mismo por su matrimonio. Hay programadas Fines de Semana. Llame a Ramiro y Ana Maria.

Enfrentar la pérdida de un ser querido puede ser muy dificil. Unase a nosotros para consolación y apoyo cada Miércoles a partir del 1˚ de Octubre de 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. en San Carlos Borromeo. La Sra. Minnie Olguin Rahn, facilitadora certificada de luto de la Diócesis de Phoenix guillará el grupo. Llamar a la oficina parroquial al 623-979-3418 para registrarse.

Los Caballeros de Colon estaran patrocinando su participacion en la donacion de sagre el Domingo, 12 de Octubre de 9 am – 2 pm en el Salon Reid.  Para hacer su cita, favor de llamar a Tim o Silvia Mullane al telefono 623 979-8924. Gracias por su participacion.

Thanks!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who has donated, clipped and traded coupons for the Parish coupon box. For those of you who haven’t tried it, I invite you to take a look and see how many ways there are to save on your grocery, retail and restaurant bills. The coupons donated have already blessed so many others including military families overseas and the St. Vincent de Paul Ministry. So please continue to donate your Sunday coupon inserts or any coupons you don’t want and pick up some that you do. Please place any unclipped coupon donations under the coupon box and they will be clipped and added to the box. If you have any questions or suggestions please email me at KathyChurch@YourSensibleSpending.com or call me at 623-878-4708.

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Choir

Catechetical Sunday: On Sunday, September 21st. at the 10:00 A.M. Mass all catechists and volunteers in our Parish Religious Education program will be commissioned during the liturgy. We invite all parishioners to participate in this Mass to thank these parishioners for their time and service to in most important ministry.

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