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Today is November 9, 2014 — The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica
TODAY
Today’s feast turns our eyes to Rome and to the cathedral church of the Bishop of Rome, the Pope. In
Rome the church of St. John Lateran is the church that houses the local Christian community, and this
feast celebrates that local place. But because the Bishop of Rome is the head of the Church
universal, this feast is also and equally the feast of every local community throughout the world.
Today’s feast is the feast of this local Christian community.
St. Paul says that we are a building and each one of us a living stone. As such, we give one another
support by living beside one another and being there for one another. We provide a roof overhead
and a shelter from the cold. We give warmth to one another, and welcome. Sharing in Christ’s body,
we give sustenance to one another. We belong to one another. We are family in Christ Jesus. Most of
all, in his teaching, Paul says that “the temple of God is sacred”. Paul is speaking now not about a
building but about each and every human being. It is a wonderful grace to know and to see that
every person in this world is sacred, and to be treated with the utmost reverence. There is reverence
for one another.
NEXT SUNDAY
First Reading - Proverbs 31:10-13. 19-20. 30-31
When the writer of Proverbs looks for an image to finish his book, and sum up what practical wisdom looks like, he offers a picture of the
“perfect wife”.
Second Reading - 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6
As Paul writes to some of the earliest Christians, he is concerned that they learn to live their lives in joyful expectation, rather than in anxiety
about the future.
Gospel - Matthew 25:14-30
Today’s Gospel tells us the familiar parable of the “talents”. However small the work set before us, we are each called to respond with care
and creativity.
THIS WEEK
MONDAY, November 10, 2014
12:00 pm - Thanksgiving/Birthday Luncheon - City Forest Lodge
2:00 pm - Qigong - Collins Center
TUESDAY, November 11, 2014
10:00 am - Italian - Collins Center
11:00 am – Exercise - Collins Center
12:00 pm - All Levels Conversational Spanish - Collins Center
1:00 pm - Bingo - Collins Center
7:00 pm - Young Men’s Institute - Green Room
WEDNESDAY, November 12, 2014
7:00 pm - Italian Catholic Federation - Serra Room
7:30 pm - Legion of Mary - Legion Room
THURSDAY, November 13, 2014
10:00 am - Bridge - Collins Center
10:00 am - Scrabble/ Puzzles - Collins Center
1:00 pm - Crochet & Knitting - Collins Center
7:30 pm - Choir Rehearsal - Green Room
FRIDAY, November 14, 2014
8:30 am - Yoga - Collins Center
11:00 am - Exercise - Collins Center
12:00 pm - Movie: “The Perfect Gentlemen” - Collins Center
SATURDAY, November 15, 2014
4:30 pm - Vespers & Benediction - Our Lady’s Chapel
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PARISH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH IN OBSERVANCE OF
VETERANS DAY. THE SCHOOL AND COLLINS CENTER WILL BE OPEN.
40 Hours Eucharistic Adoration
Sunday, November 16th - Tuesday, November 18th
You are invited to come and spend time with your fellow
parishioners in Eucharistic Adoration. It begins Sunday,
November 16th immediately after the 11:30 am Mass and
concludes Tuesday, November 18th with the
9:00 am Mass.
Please send in or pick up your commitment forms for the 40
hours.
9:30 A.M. FAMILY MASS
This Sunday the SCHOOL be providing greeters and gift bearers. The SCHOOL will host the donuts and coffee in the school
auditorium after the Mass. Next Sunday will be hosted by the YOUTH GROUP.
CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (CCHD)
Next week’s Collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) needs your help. CCHD was founded to
end the cycle of poverty in the United States by funding organizations that help individuals help themselves. With a tradition
of improving education, housing situations, and economic development, CCHD continues to make a positive impact in
communities nationwide. Your contribution will defend human dignity and help those living on the margins of our society.
Please give to the CCHD Collection by placing your envelope in the one and only collection next Sunday with your St.
Cecilia offertory envelope.
ARCHDIOCESAN ANNUAL APPEAL
The Archdiocesan Annual Appeal provides services above and beyond what individual parishes can perform to address
pressing educational, vocational and social needs in our Church and our community. Your support is vital. Our assessment
this year is $133,800 and we currently have pledges of $111,632 from 255 of our 2100 registered families. We need your
support this year. Please give this your prayerful consideration. Your contribution will benefit so many within our
Archdiocese.
WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS AND FAMILIES!
Justin & Katie Basara; Robert Maligaya & Kristina Huey; and Lenette Thompson
YOUTH GROUP NEWS
Join us for a Youth Mass on December 7th in Our Lady's Chapel at 5:00 pm followed by snacks and activities in the Pavilion.
If you have any questions regarding any youth related events please contact Andrew Aquino at
[email protected] or 235-6799.
THANK YOU TO OUR NEW ALTAR SERVERS
A special thank you to all of our new altar servers who have faithfully committed to serving our parish family. Our new
servers are: Sofia Aloise, Mia Borzoni, David Dorantes, Alec Douglas, Sean Fergus, Grace Haskell, Matthew Howard, Avery
Lanier, Claire Mannion, Chase Parker, Antonio Zarich, Gino Zarich, and Giovanni Zarich.
YOUNG FAMILIES’ HALLOWEEN PARTY THANK YOU
The Young Families’ Halloween Party, held on November 2nd, was a big success. 120 adults and young children from 32
young families enjoyed a costume parade, a hayride, and a Tom & Jerry movie. A very big thank you to Sarah and Ivor
Bradley (owner of Horner’s Corner, The Creamery, and Iron Cactus) for donating the dinner. The following people worked
hard to make the evening possible: Happy Kramer, Gracie Mulcrevy, Barbara Chionsini, Kirsten Murtagh, Peg Mylett,
Emmett & Ann Quigley, Lois & Joel Voelz, Lizzie McGovern, Samantha Riordan, Kate Kiernan, Bryan Blake, Dylan Allen, Aidan
Quigley, and Rishi Raghaven.
THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ECUMENICAL PRAYER GROUP invites you to its annual two hour prayer breakfast
meeting on Saturday, November 15th at 9:30 am in the Lower Church. Fr. Felix Lim will be the inspirational speaker. He will
talk about “How the Trials of the World Lead to Life Everlasting”. No entrance fee required. For more information please call
Aida Barrios at 415-513-5268 or Remy Retuta at 415-661-9528.
COLLINS CENTER NEWS
Thanksgiving/Birthday Luncheon: A reminder that our annual Thanksgiving/Birthday Luncheon will be held tomorrow, 12:00
pm at City Forest Lodge, which is located at 254 Laguna Honda Blvd. Parking will be available at Forest Hill Christian Church
parking lot down from the Lodge. A sincere thank you to Mr. Ron Dumont and staff for catering this special event for us this
year and for the many years previous! Also a thank you to Mr. Jan Warmerdam and friends for adding music to our
luncheon. Reservations are required. Questions? Please call 650-416-4741.
Veterans Day: The Collins Center activities will be taking place on Veterans Day. There will not be a French class, but Italian,
Spanish, Exercise and BINGO will be available.
Movie: “The Perfect Gentlemen” is a made for TV movie from 1978, staring Sandy Dennis, Lauren Bacall, Ruth Gordon, and
Robert Alda. A group of women meet when their husbands are sent to prison and form an alliance to pull off the robbery of
the century to even the score with an unscrupulous criminal who had one of their husbands framed.
Compare & Contrast: Are you thinking about getting or giving an e-Reader or tablet computer for a gift this Christmas and
you're not sure which best fits your needs? Mr. Dave Duke will answer questions you may have and allow you some "hands
on" time with popular devices. No reservations needed. Come to the Collins Center, 2560 18th Avenue, on Monday,
November 17th at 7:00 p.m. if you'd like some help from Dave.
15TH ANNUAL POST - THANKSGIVING RETREAT
Friday, November 28th - Sunday, November 30th
(Friday 4:00 pm - Sunday 1:00 pm)
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS TOMORROW MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH
Enjoy our unique St. Cecilia Parish Family spirit together at CYO Center in the heart of the Redwoods in Occidental,
California. Activities for the entire family (children, teens and adults), as well as time in separate groups. Free baby-sitting for
3 - 6 year olds. All six meals will be provided at the retreat center. You can choose to come as a family or as an individual.
Stay at the Center and enjoy your own heated cabin or share with another family or friends, or you can stay at a hotel in
Occidental for an additional fee. You may drive or be part of a car-pool.
COST: $110 per adult; $60 per youth ages 8-18; (children 7 and under FREE). This includes 6 meals, heated sleeping cabins,
as well as use of all facilities, including heated lodge, campfire areas, basketball and volleyball courts, outdoor chapel,
playing field, and hiking trails. For those choosing to stay at the hotel in Occidental, there is an additional $300 for a room
with 2 double beds for 2 nights. THE STAFF WILL BE MSGR. HARRIMAN, ANDREW AQUINO, AND PARISHIONERS. REGISTRATION
FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE RECTORY.
SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE
8:30 am - 10:00 am Presentation and Tour
Tuesday, November 11th
Kindergarten - 7th grade
Thursday, November 20th
Kindergarten - 7th grade
Applications for Kindergarten are available at the open house.
Applications for Grades 1-6 will be available beginning Tuesday, November 11th.
MARRIED COUPLES
A Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend full of fresh air, new beginnings and a time to rejoice in the beauty of your
marriage and family. It’s a great time to rekindle communication and enjoy a weekend away. For more information call
Paul & Yvonne at 650-366-7093 or go to www.sanfranciscowwme.org. 2014 San Francisco/ Santa Rosa WWME Weekends:
November 21st-23rd. Space is limited so apply early.
THE SAN FRANCISCO ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS, DIVISION 2 will be having their “San Francisco Style” fashion
show and luncheon on Sunday, November 16th at 11:00 am at the United Irish Cultural Center (2700 45th Avenue). For more
information and to RSVP please call Pam Naughton at 415-566-1936. Please RSVP by tomorrow Monday, November 10th.
SISTERS OF MERCY ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
The Sisters of Mercy at Marian Oaks (2300 Adeline Drive, Building D, Burlingame) will hold their Annual Holiday Boutique on
Friday, November 14th and Saturday, November 15th from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Sisters legendary home-made jams,
handcrafted blankets and crafts, all occasion handmade cards, baked goods, and fudge. For more information please
contact Debbie Halleran at 650-340-7426.
Sunday Ministries for Next Week
5:00 p.m. Saturday Mass - MUSIC: Frances Peterson- Presider - Fr. Landi - Lectors—Marlies Bruning, Megan Lee; Euch. Min – Marlies Bruning, Garrett
Scanlan, Tina Celi; Altar Servers — Bryan Blake, Hannah Kelliher, Kailey Chan, Bianca Rivera
7:30 a.m. Mass - Presider – Msgr. Harriman- Lector – Jan Warmerdam; Euch. Min. – Patricia Barsotti, Gail Morthole; Altar Servers - Jack Kiernan, Kate
Kiernan, Brian Burke, Eddie Monares
9:30 a.m. Mass - MUSIC: Holy Spirit Music Ministry -Presider – Msgr. Harriman —FAMILY MASS: YOUTH GROUP; Euch. Min. – Kathy O’Connor,
George Ibarcena, Serena Lee, Sally Mulkerrins, Conrad Chu; Altar Servers - Alessio Canessa, Maeve Kelly, Mario Romero, Matthew Howard
11:30 a.m. Mass - MUSIC: Adult Choir - Presider – Fr. Lim - Lectors – Steve Lau, Wendy Ho; Euch. Min – Wendy Ho, John Ho, Lynne Lanctot, Cecilia
Vargas, Mary Mangan; Altar Servers - Sofia Aloise, Elizabeth Worthington, Caroline Worthington, Rosey Downey
Mass Intentions for the Week
Monday, November 10, 2014
7:00 - All Souls
9:00 - Sergio Baldocchi
5:30 - Louise Boschetto
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 - All Souls
9:00 - Anastasia Ryan
VETERANS DAY - NO EVENING MASS
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
7:00 - All Souls
9:00 - Deceased Members of the Legion of Mary
5:30 - James & John O’Neill
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 - All Souls
9:00 - Margaret & Frank Lynch
5:30 - Maureen Doyle
Friday, November 14, 2014
7:00 – All Souls
9:00 - Daniel Walsh
5:30 – Francis McMahon
Saturday, November 15, 2014
7:00 – All Souls
9:00 - Dennis McMahon
5:00 – Jim & Pam Durkin
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