A Eucharistic Community... February 8, 2015 called to follow Christ through His Church, and gifted to make Him known to others! Parish Office Liturgy Schedule 2802 Cadiz Street, San Diego, CA 92110 Tel. (619) 225-8157 Fax (619) 225-2288 Office hours: Office Email: Pastor’s Email: Pastor’s Twitter: Website: Monday—Friday 9 AM - 4 PM [email protected] [email protected] @christozzi1 www.stcharlesborromeo.us Parish Staff Pastor: Secretary: Religious Education: Marriage Preparation: Youth Minister: Rev. Chris Tozzi Phyllis French Saturday Vigil Mass: Sunday Mass: Monday - Friday Mass: Adoration & Benediction: Sacrament of Penance: 4:30 PM 8:00, 10:00 AM; 5:30 PM 8:00 AM 8:30-9:30 AM Tuesday Saturday: 3:15-4:00 PM and by appointment Celebrating the Sacraments Baptism - First Communion - Confirmation Matrimony - Anointing of the Sick Call the Parish Office for more information Youth Ministry Gina Thackrey Matt Franklin Telephone: Email: Matt’s Twitter: Religious Education Faith Formation Program (Children) R.C.I.A. (Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults) Email: [email protected] (619) 346-1188 [email protected] @matt_j_franklin Ash Wednesday February 18, 2015 Saint Charles Borromeo Academy & Preschool 2808 Cadiz Street, San Diego, CA 92110 Telephone: Email: Website: (619) 223-8271 Academy (619) 758-0903 Preschool [email protected] [email protected] saintcharlesacademy.com PAGE 2 ST. CHARLES BORROMEO TODAY’S READINGS SAN DIEGO St. Charles Altar Guild: First Reading — Job finds life on earth to be drudgery; he is filled with restlessness (Job 7:1-4, 6-7). Psalm — Praise the Lord, who heals the brokenhearted (Psalm 147). Second Reading — Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel. I have become all things to all, to save at least some (1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23). Gospel — Jesus cured many who were sick with various diseases (Mark 1:29-39). READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Gn 1:1-19; Ps 104:1-2a, 5-6, 10, 12, 24, 35c; Mk 6:53-56 Tuesday: Gn 1:20 — 2:4a; Ps 8:4-9; Mk 7:1-13 Wednesday: Gn 2:4b-9, 15-17; Ps 104:1-2a, 27-28, 29bc-30; Mk 7:14-23 Thursday: Gn 2:18-25; Ps 128:1-5; Mk 7:24-30 Friday: Gn 3:1-8; Ps 32:1-2, 5-7; Mk 7:31-37 Saturday: Gn 3:9-24; Ps 90:2-6, 12-13; Mk 8:1-10 Sunday: Lv 13:1-2, 44-46; Ps 32:1-2, 5, 11; 1 Cor 10:31 — 11:1; Mk 1:40-45 Mass Intentions The Altar Guild will meet on Wednesday, February 11 at 1 PM in the Parish Center. Plans for the Bake Sale will be discussed as well as forming a nominating committee for officers for the coming year. All women of the parish are welcome to attend. Questions? Call Margaret Schleicher at 619-223-1087. Dear Parishioners, Please start thinking of items you might want to clear out of your home and donate to the next Altar Guild Recycled Treasures sale. The event will be held in conjunction with the Guild’s bake sale and the Knights’ pancake breakfast on the Palm Sunday weekend. Quality items including dishes, crystal, figurines, collectibles and books are welcome. No clothing, please. You may contact Donna at 619-955-8774 if you have questions, or if you’d like to arrange to drop off items up to two weeks in advance of the sale. Movie Knights with Fr. Chris: Given the Lenten & Easter schedules, Movie Knights has been suspended for February & March 2015. We’ll meet up again on Friday, April 17th! St. Charles Borromeo Academy Diamonds and Denim Gala Saturday, February 28th at the U.S.P.E.S. Portuguese Hall 2818 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA ≈ 6:00-7:30 PM Champagne and Beer Reception & Silent Auction 7:30 PM Dinner, Dancing & Live Auction ≈ Tickets: $125.00 per person ≈ For more information: Contact the Academy Office @ 619-223-8271 2/9 Mon. Weekday 8:00 AM 2/10 Tues. St. Scholastica, virgin 8:00 AM † Charles Shannon Living Stewardship Now 2/11 Wed. Our Lady of Lourdes 8:00 AM Living & Deceased Members of The Welch Family Make a conscious effort to stop negative comments and verbal “put-downs.” Refuse to join in conversations that scorn or belittle other people. In Honor of Our Lady of Lourdes 2/12 Weekday Thurs. 9:00 AM † Allen & † Gloria Gravitt 2/13 Fri. † Charlotte Nielsen Weekday 8:00 AM Next Weekend: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 15, 2015 Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. - 1 Corinthians 10:31 STEWARDSHIP Like St. Paul in the second reading, the good steward can say, “I do all that I do for the sake of the Gospel in the hope of sharing in its blessings.” Offerings for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: $ 5,946.44 Number of envelopes used: 130 Parish Education Fund Collection: $ 1,298.70 FEBRUARY 8, 2015 FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - (YEAR B) From the Pastor Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time WOE IS ME Often we think about the troubles in our lives and cry out, “Woe is me!” Like Job we might look around in despair at the misery in the world. Like Job’s friends we might look backward for something or someone on which to blame our suffering. We may decide that God—or we ourselves—must be to blame. The Gospel today offers a different perspective from which to view earthly suffering. Jesus realized that there was nothing to be gained from looking around in despair or backward in blame. Instead, he looked forward in hope. He did not blame the sick and the possessed for their suffering, as many others did. And he did not give up hope, even though he knew he couldn’t cure all the sickness in the world. Jesus tried neither to eliminate human suffering nor to explain it. He simply did what good he could do in the time that he had. WOE TO ME IF I DO NOT PREACH IT! Above all, Jesus kept preaching the good news of the reign of God, a spiritual reality that triumphs over every form of suffering. This was his purpose. When we believe in this good news we may not be healed of physical illness or understand the reason for human suffering, but we do receive something much more valuable. We are healed of the sickness of despair and freed from the demons of guilt and blame. The Spirit energizes us to do what good we can do in the time that we have. With Paul we will want everyone to know about the healing, liberating reign of God. We might even begin to say, “Woe to me if I do not preach” the gospel! Today’s Scriptures encourage us to look forward in hope, to do what we can, and to preach the good news of the reign of God. Summit LifeTeen/Edge (High School/Jr. High) Summit LIFE TEEN (High School) Join us for games/worship/fellowship and a message. All High School aged students are welcome. We meet after the 5:30 PM Sunday evening Mass. Summit EDGE (Jr. High) PAGE 3 Knights of Columbus—Breakfast The Knights will serve a Pancake Breakfast in the Parish Center, after all the morning Masses, this Sunday, Feb. 8th! Please join fellow parishioners for breakfast & fellowship. Thank you. We welcome our new members & their families to our Parish: William & Irene Baxter, Andre; Libby & Dominic LaGrega; Nick & Amy Mintert; Michael & Mara Robinson; and Ricky & Jennifer Villegas Please Note: The St. Charles PTG is selling Scrip Gift Cards after the morning Masses this Sunday, February 8th. Please stop by their table in the Parish Center after the morning Masses. By purchasing scrip, you help support the Academy students while shopping/dining at your favorite stores & restaurants. Thank you for your support! BAPTISM PREPARATION SEMINAR Expectant parents (and godparents) are welcome to attend the Baptism Seminar prior to the baby’s birth. Please call the Parish Office for further information. Altar Servers Schedule for Next Weekend Saturday-February 14 4:30 PM-Robert Horne Sunday-February 15 8:00 AM-Ignacio Futo Ivan Pusod 10:00 AM-Elizabeth Murphy Rebecca Vavasseur 5:30 PM-Lydia Sandy (Scheduling - Parish Office 619-225-8157) Extraordinary Minister and Lector Schedule for Next Weekend Saturday-February 14 4:30 PM-Extraordinary Ministers: Bob Horne David Vavasseur Janet Carlson * Sunday-February 15 8:00 AM-Extraordinary Ministers: Ana Futo Adam Futo Kathy Carter * Lector: Jana Vavasseur Lector: Bill Holman Lectors: Carol Liechty Gregg Schwartz CONFIRMATION Class - February 8! 10:00 AM-Extraordinary Ministers: George Beall Karen Beall Rebecca Murphy Colleen O’Connor Joe Kampp * Confirmation class meets this Sunday evening after the 5:30 PM Mass. Class runs from 6:30 to 8 PM in the Window Room. 5:30 PM-Extraordinary Minister: Janet Kneier Lector: Trevor Brown Our weekly EDGE meetings are on Fridays from 6:30 to 8 PM. EDGE is for all 7th and 8th graders. We will have games, worship, food and a message. As always, friends are welcome!
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