Adoration & Benediction


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
The next Holy Hour is scheduled for Monday, January 15 from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. Spend time in prayer with the Lord.

Adoration del Santisimo Sacramento
La próxima Hora Santa será el lunes 15 de Enero de las 6:00 pm a las 7:00 pm.. ¡Acompañe Nuestro Señor en oración!


 Sacraments


UNABLE TO ATTEND MASS?
If you are ill and homebound and are unable to attend Mass to receive Holy Communion, please call the Parish Office (332-4777) so that an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion may bring you the Blessed Sacrament.
¿ESTÁ ENFERMO Y NO PUEDE VENIR A MISA?
Si por alguna razon no puede venir a misa a recibir la sagrada Comunión y necesita que un ministro extraordinario de la Eucarístia le lleve la communion, por favor llame a la oficina parroquial al 332-4777.


RECONCILIATION:
Tuesday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and Half hour before Saturday/Sunday Masses

CONFESIONES:
Martes 5:00 pm a 6:30 pm y Media hora antes de las Misas del sábado y domingo


Infant Baptism – English:
Class: January 26 GH 7:00 pm
Baptism: February 10 CH 10:00 am

Reminder! Registration forms, as well as completed Godparent forms, must be completed and turned in to the Parish Office at least one week prior to the class. If we do not have your paperwork ahead of time, you will NOT be able to attend class.

Fr, Serrano baptising a baby
Bautismos – Español:
Clases: 18 de Enero CH 7:00 pm
Bautismos: 3 de Febrero CH 10:00 am

¡Recordatorio! Las formas de Registro y de los padrinos tienen que estar completas en la oficina por lo menos una semana antes de la clase. Si no tenemos su formas NO podrán tomar la clase. Los padrinos tienen que estar casados por la Iglesia y necesitamos su Certificado de Matrimonio por la Iglesia.


Vocations


Is Jesus Christ calling ME to become a priest?

Begins on Thursday, September 14, 2017 – 7:00—830 pm
St. Mel Parish, Fair Oaks, CA

The Office of Priestly & Religious Vocations, invites young adult Catholic men ages 18-30’s to join us for the upcoming “The Melchizedek Project”. This is a seven-session series program that will be scheduled on every second Thursday of the month at St. Mel Parish in Fair Oaks from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., beginning on Thursday, September 14, 2017. These sessions will be led by a priest and will help gain the spiritual tools in discerning your vocation. There is no cost. To register, please contact the Diocesan Vocations Office at 916-733-0258 or by email at msmith@scd.org

Remaining schedule for the series is as follows:

• January 11, 2018
• February 8, 2018
• March 8, 2018


VOCATION PRAYER
Loving God, You speak to us and nourish us through the life of this church community.
In the name of Jesus, we ask you to send your Spirit to us so that men and women among us, young and old, will respond to our call to service and leadership in the church.
We pray, especially in our day, for those who hear your invitation to be a priest, sister, brother, or deacon.
May those who are opening their hearts and minds to your call be encouraged and strengthened through our enthusiasm in your service. Amen.

ORACIÓN POR LAS VOCACIONES
Oh Jesús, Pastor de las almas, dígnate mirar con ojos de misericordia a esta porción de tu grey amada.
Señor, multiplica las vocaciones y santifica más y más a nuestros sacerdotes. Te lo pedimos por la Inmaculada Virgen María de Guadalupe, tu dulce y Santa Madre.
Oh, Jesús, da a la Diócesis sacerdotes, religiosos, religiosas, diáconos, y laicos comprometidos según tu corazón. Amén.


ST. PATRICK’S SEMINARY DISCERNMENT RETREAT – FRIDAY, FEB 2-4, 2018

We are pleased to provide the dates for the upcoming annual Discernment Retreat at St. Patrick’s Seminary, 3200 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park. The retreat will be the weekend of February 2-4, 2018. If you know of a young man who may be discerning a vocation to the priesthood, please invite him to this retreat, and if they are interested in participating, you may provide their contact information to the Diocesan Vocations Office. To be eligible, participants
must be a single male, 21 years or older, and sponsored by a parish priest or the diocesan vocation director. There is no cost to attend, and attendance does not imply further commitment or obligation. If you wish to sponsor a young man who meets these qualifications, please provide your recommendation to msmith@scd.org or call the Diocesan Vocations Office (916.733.0258).


Respect Life


WALK FOR LIFE / CAMINATA POR LA VIDA
27 January 2018 – 8:00 am—7:00 pm

Join the bus ride to San Francisco from St. Lawrence Parish. Rally starts at Civic Center Plaza, walking down Market Street (2 miles). Ends at Justin Herman Plaza/Ferry Building. Info Faire: 11:30 am; Rally: 12:30 pm. For more information: info@WalkforLifeWC.com Tickets will be available after Mass or in the Parish Office. $25 per seat.
Walk for Life West Coast website: http://www.walkforlifewc.com/

La caminata da inicio en la Plaza del Centro Civico, luego caminaremos por la calle Market (2 millas). Finaliza en Justin Herman Plaza/Ferry Building. Las mesas informativas: 11:00 am; Rally: 12:30 pm. Para mas información: info@WalkforLifeWC.com. Boletos estan disponibles después the Misa o en the Oficina Parroquial. $25 por asiento.
Sitio web de Walk for Life West Coast: http://www.walkforlifewc.com/


Religious Education


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES
CLASSES DE EDUCACION RELIGIOSA

SECOND YEAR CATECHISM
Classes for First Communion & Confirmation (English & Spanish) meet on Tuesday evenings 7:00pm to 8:15pm

FIRST YEAR CATECHISM
Classes for First Communion & Confirmation (English & Spanish) meet on Friday evenings 7:00pm to 8:15pm

SEGUNDO AÑO CATECISMO
Clases de la Primera Comunión y Confirmación (inglés y español) se reúnen los martes por la noche de 7:00 p.m. a 8:15 p.m.

PRIMER AÑO CATECISMO
Clases de la Primera Comunión y Confirmación (Inglés y Español) se reúnen los viernes por la tarde de 7:00 p.m. a 8:15 p.m.


YOUTH GROUP / GRUPO DE JOVENES:


All youth, grades 7-12 are welcome to attend!
Todos los jóvenes, grados 7-12 son bienvenidos a asistir!

Meet on Fridays in Room #3 at 7:00pm.

CROCHET CLUB
Join the St. Lawrence Crochet Club which meets every Sunday between 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm in Room 1. If you are a youth 17 years old or younger and are interested in learning how to crochet, stop by. Our goal is to make baby blankets for local causes.

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Community Events


NEW LOCATION FOR NORTH HIGHLANDS CHRISTIAN FOOD MINISTRY

The North Highlands Christian Food Ministry has been serving the North Highlands area for over 40 years. The food closet has recently moved to its new location at: 6007 Watt Ave., North Highlands, CA
Food is distributed to needy families and the homeless every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

NUEVA DIRECCIÓN PARA EL MINISTERIO DE COMIDA CRISTIANA DE NORTH HIGHLANDS

El Ministerio de Comida Cristiana de North Highlands ha estado sirviendo nuestra área por más de 40 años. Recientemente se ha mudado a su nueva dirección:6007 Watt Ave., North Highlands, CA
La comida se distribuye a familias necesitadas y los que no tienen hogar todos los lunes, martes y miércoles de 9:00 am a 12:00 mediodía.