sunday bulletin newsletter - Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Iglesia San Vicente de Paúl
Reverend Jerome T. Karcher
Pastor—[email protected]
Magaly Bernal—Formación en la Fé
Ministerio Hispano
[email protected]
Reverend Sergio Ramos
Parochial Vicar—[email protected]
Emmy Sanchez—Faith Formation
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
Deacon Gerard Wallace
[email protected]
Karen Srajer—Parish Manager
[email protected]
Brian Henritze—Youth and
Young Adult Ministries
[email protected]
Rose Clarke—Finance Manager
[email protected]
Elsa Lusk—Christian Initiation
Adult Confirmation
[email protected]
Maria Zamora—Parish Secretary
[email protected]
Rose Antognoli—Faith Formation
[email protected]
Grant Sevdayan—Choir Director
[email protected]
Patty Ledezma
Parish Life and Liturgy
[email protected]
8345 Talbert Avenue
Huntington Beach
California 92646
Monday—Friday: 9:00 AM-8:30 PM
Closed for Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone: (714) 842-3000
Fax: (714) 842-6780
Our Parish Mission
Following Jesus and centered in the Eucharist, we worship God and serve others.
Siguiendo a Jesús y enfocados en la Eucaristía, adoramos a Dios y servimos al prójimo.
Sunday Masses in English
Misas Dominicales en Español
Saturday: 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:00; 8:30; 10:00; 11:30 AM; 5:00 PM
Sábado: 6:30 PM; Domingo: 1:00 PM
Daily Masses
Misas Diarias en Inglés
7:00 AM: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 AM: Monday through Saturday
Holy Day Masses
6:30 PM Vigil: 7:00 AM; 8:30 AM: 6:30 PM Bilingual
Sacrament of Penance
Saturdays 3:30 PM
Sacrament of Baptism
Pre-baptismal classes for Parents & Godparents
Baptisms monthly. Call the Office for information and requirements.
Sacrament of Marriage
Please contact a Priest at least six months prior to anticipated Wedding.
Novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Mondays after 8:30 AM Mass
Eucharistic Adoration and Exposition
Monday 9:00 AM through Thursday 7:00 PM
7:00 AM: Martes, Miércoles y Jueves
8:30 AM: Lunes a Sábado
Misas de Obligación en Español
6:30 PM Bilingüe
Sacramento de Penitencia
Sábados a las 3:30 PM
Sacramento de Bautismo
Clases pre-bautismales para padres y padrinos
Llame a la Oficina para requisitos e información.
Sacramento de Matrimonio
Favor de ponerse en contacto con un Sacerdote por lo menos
seis meses antes de la boda.
Quinceañeras en Grupo
Una vez por mes. Llame a la Oficina tres meses antes.
Exposición y Adoración al Santísimo
Lunes 9:00 AM a Jueves 7:00 PM
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St. Vincent de Paul Church
“Urge a ‘No’ Vote on Assisted Suicide”
A new bill has been introduced into the California
Senate—SB 128--called “The End of Life Option Act.”
It is being heavily promoted by the Hemlock Society
(which has renamed itself Compassion and Choices).
The objective of the proponents is to try to pass
legislation permitting physician-assisted suicide this
year, but failing that, to forward a Voter Initiative to the
public in 2016. This would make California the fourth
state permitting physician-assisted suicide without
approval by a court.
Bishop Vann is asking for your help. Would you please
seriously consider working against this legislation by
contacting your state senators and legislators. Would you
please go to the California Conference Website – -click on the red icon which says,
“Urge a ‘No’ Vote on Assisted Suicide” – and simply
follow the prompts. Let us pray and work together to
help our culture understand the tragedy and danger this
legislation presents to the vulnerable populations living
within it.
Easter Vigil Reception
We will celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord with
our newly initiated members at a reception
immediately after the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday
April 4. You can help by providing food for the
reception after the Vigil Mass. We need lots of
goodies to serve about 400 people! Please drop off
cookies, finger sandwiches, hors d’oeuvres, fruit, or
other finger foods in the hall prior to the Vigil service,
between 6:30 PM and 7:45 PM. If you have
non-perishable items, you can drop them off at the
office during the day on Saturday before 3 PM
PARISH GOAL $115,000
Please continue to prayerfully consider the amount of
your pledge. Together we are united in the Catholic
faith and by helping others we are actively Living Our
Faith. Thank you for your participation in the life of
the parish and diocese.
MERCY HOUSE 25th Anniversary
Join Father Jerome as Mercy House celebrates its
25th Anniversary!
Saturday, April 25 at the Fairmont Hotel,
Newport Beach.
Register online at:
or get an invitation in the Parish Office!
Sunday Offering
ChinoHillsStatePark. “The hills were rolling
with shimmery green grass a few days ago,"
We will meet in the Church parking lot on Saturday,
For further information and to sign up please call Nancy
Sinkat:[email protected]
Total in Cash Plate
Recordable Contributions:
Total in Sunday Envelopes/Checks
Online Giving
Total Sunday Offerings: March 8, 2015
Total Budgeted Sunday Offering
Society of SVDP Contributions-February
Building/Property Maintenance &
Improvement Contributions-February
$ 6,897.00
— $
$ 4,116.00
$ 21,117.00
Time & Talent
In the area of time and talent, many, many individuals commit a certain
number of hours each week to prayers and charitable activities.
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St. Vincent de Paul Church
Easter Vigil Celebration of the
Sacraments of Initiation
Second Collection March 21-22
The Catholic Home Missions
Appeal ….will take place next
week. One way this appeal
works to strengthen home
mission dioceses in the United
States is by funding seminarian
formation in poor dioceses.
The blessing of seminarians places
a financial burden on these dioceses, where educating
each seminarian costs $35-40K per year. Your support is
needed for these young men so they might go back and
serve their parishes. Please strengthen the Church at
home by making a generous gift to next week’s appeal.
NOTE: All contributions placed in the first collection
basket will be for parish expenses. All contributions in
the second collection, taken up after Communion, will be
for the Catholic Home Missions Appeal. Please place
your donations accordingly.
At the Easter Vigil Mass each year, we celebrate the
Sacraments of Initiation with those who have been
participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
process (RCIA).
This year, we have 9 catechumens who will receive the
sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist:
Maria del Carmen Arteaga, Jennifer Duong, Yovany
Eumaña, Don Johnson, Dan Lawrence, Edward
Montalvo, Edwin Montalvo, Fernando Rodriguez and
Maria Rodriguez.
We also have two candidates: Julie Enright and
Lawrence Wulterin. They have already been baptized in
other Christian faith tradition and are preparing for
Reception into the Full Communion of the Catholic
Church. These candidates will receive the Sacraments of
Confirmation and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil.
Please keep them in your prayers during these final days
of preparation, and please come celebrate with us as they
receive the Sacraments of Initiation at our Easter Vigil
Mass on Saturday, April 4 at 7:45 PM.
Stations of the Cross &
Lenten Dinners
Set aside your Friday evenings during Lent
for some time of prayer and food. Join us
in the church at 6:30 PM for
Stations of the Cross. A meatless dinner
will be provided by a different ministry in
the Parish Hall immediately following. Beverages will
be provided. A suggested donation for the meal is $4 for
adults and $2 for children.
• March 20: Cheese Enchiladas, Rice & Beans
• March 27: Soups, Caesar Salad, Bread
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“Creados en Cristo Jesús, en orden a las buenas obras
que de antemano dispuso Dios que
La semana pasada Jesús expulso a los mercaderes del
templo, porque habían hecho de la casa de su padre una
cueva de ladrones, pues hoy la primera lectura nos viene
a confirmar que lo que Jesús hizo su padre también lo
había hecho en el pasado con el pueblo de Israel.
“Del mismo modo, todos los jefes de los sacerdotes y el
pueblo multiplicaron sus infidelidades, según todas las
costumbres abominables de las gentes, y mancharon la
Casa de Yahveh, que él se había
consagrado en Jerusalén” (2 Crónicas 36, 14).
Si hemos permitido que Jesús limpiara nuestro corazón,
quitar nuestra ceguera espiritual es para poder
reconocerlo como el enviado del Padre para salvarnos de
nuestros pecados.
Juan nos invita a mirar hacia arriba, al mirar al
crucificado, el que por amor murió por nosotros, para
que obtengamos la vida eterna. La vida eterna no es solo
para gozarla en el otro mundo, es para utilizarla aquí en
la tierra. ¿Para que nos sirve la vida eterna en la tierra?
Pues para poder hacer lo que nos dice San Pablo en el
versículo 10 de la segunda lectura: “En efecto, hechura
suya somos: creados en Cristo Jesús, en orden a las
buenas obras que de antemano dispuso Dios que
Jesús siempre decía que él vino no hacer su voluntad
sino hacer la voluntad de aquel que lo envió. Él que lo
envió fue Dios, Dios de antemano había predispuesto
que Jesús obrara buenas obras (las buenas obras fueron
los milagros) pero la obra por excelencia fue la
Resurrección. Tú y yo también hemos sido creados a
imagen de Cristo para cumplir las obras que Dios de
antemano quiso que practicáramos. Mi pregunta es:
¿Sabes cuales son las obras que debes practicar?, ¿no lo
sabes? pues muy simple, levanta los ojos y mira al
crucificado, mira al que murió por tus pecados, al que
murió por amor a ti y él te dirá cuales son. Para empezar
te digo dos: 1) perdona al que te ofenda y 2) reza por tus
Padre Sergio
Album Familiar 2015 de San Vicente de Paul!
A principios de abril, usted tendrá la
oportunidad de registrarse para participar en
el álbum familiar 2015. La foto familiar serán
tomadas a partir del 2 de junio al 19 de julio.
Busque más información en las próximas
St. Vincent de Paul Church
Ministerio Hispano
Las Estaciones de la Cruz seguidas con las
cenas de Cuaresma serán todos los viernes
Acompáñenos con las oraciones de las
Estaciones de la Cruz en la Iglesia a las
6:30 PM. Después se servirá la cena en el
Salón Parroquial. Se aceptan donaciones
para cubrir el costo de la comida.
Padres de familia: A los niños que se están preparando para
recibir el sacramento de la primera comunión y están en el
segundo año de preparación en las clases de formación en
la Fe, le informamos que sus niños van a recibir el
sacramento de la reconciliación de la siguiente manera:
•Para las clases el día jueves:
miércoles 18 de marzo, a las 5 de la tarde.
•Para las clases el día sábado:
sábado 21 de marzo, a las 9 de la mañana.
Les pedimos que a los papas que traigan a sus niños y sean
puntuales, se tomara lista de asistencia.
Devoción a La Divina Misericordia
Domingos, después de Misa de la 1 PM
Invitamos a todos a participar en la devoción a La Divina
Misericordia, tenemos expuesta la imagen en la Iglesia y
pedimos a todos nos acompañen los domingos
inmediatamente después de la misa de la 1 PM.
Una promesa del Señor, tomada del Diario que escribió
Santa Faustina:
Todas las almas que adoren Mi Misericordia y
propaguen la devoción invitando a otras almas a
confiar en Mi Misericordia no experimentarán terror
en la hora de la muerte. Mi Misericordia los protegerá
en ese último combate.
Segunda Colecta Marzo 21-22
Misiones Católicas
La próxima semana realizaremos el Llamado
para las Misiones Católicas. Una manera en
que este llamado funciona para fortalecer a las
diócesis misioneras en Estados Unidos es
otorgando fondos para la formación de
seminaristas en las diócesis pobres. La
bendición de los seminaristas pone una carga
financiera en estas diócesis en donde la educación de cada
seminarista cuesta entre $35 a 40 mil dólares al año. Su
apoyo es necesario para que estos jóvenes puedan regresar
y servir en sus parroquias. Por favor, fortalezca la Iglesia
en casa dando una generosa donación al llamado de la
próxima semana.
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Faith Formation Class Schedule
This week Edge topic is Parables:
How do they relate to me?
CLUB 345
This week Club345 topic:
The Raising of Lazarus!
Liturgy of the Word for Children
March 22nd
The children are dismissed after the Opening prayer to
hear the Word of the God proclaimed and then explained
in an age-appropriate way. The children return to the
church during the collection.
We need Volunteers for
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
(especially during the 11:30 AM Mass)
We will provide training to anyone interested in
volunteering. This ministry which is in high demand with the
families. Lectors, Catechists, Catechist Assistants,
Environment Set Up and Clean Up (especially during the
11:30 AM Mass!) If you regularly attend the 10 AM or the
11:30 AM Mass, this is a great way for you to serve the Parish
without making a big time commitment!
The children are dismissed from Sunday Mass after the
Opening Prayer to hear the Word of God proclaimed and then
explained in an age-appropriate way. The children return to the
Church during the collection.
Please contact the Faith Formation office at (714) 8423000 x 24, or e-mail at [email protected] to sign up or
for more information.
It’s Coming!
2015 St Vincent de Paul Family Album!
We are asking for pictures from each
ministry to be included in the 2015 Family
Album; if you have a picture you would like
to submit, please email it to
[email protected] by May 15!
Beginning in April, you will be able to schedule your
family’s portrait sitting from June 2 to July 19. Look for
more information in the coming weeks.
St. Vincent de Paul Church
Youth Ministry & Teen Confirmation
Orange County Youth Conference (OCYC)
Saturday, March 28th, 2015 12-9 PM – Cost: $25
Sign up today for the first ever
Diocese of Orange Youth Day
to be held at Christ Cathedral.
Contact Brian Henritze for more details
714-842-3000 x29 or [email protected]
3/15/15  Life Night: 4-Liter Challenge
Sunday 6:00-8:30 PM
Access to clean water is a big issue for most of the
world. At this night we will be challenged to go for a
whole day using only 4 liters of water for everything
that you do, including washing clothes, cooking,
drinking, and bathing.
3/18/15  Confirmation
Wednesday 6:30-8:00 PM
Confirmation 1 Topic:
Baptism: When my Journey Began
Confirmation 2 Topic:
Holy Orders & Vocational Discernment
3/22/15  Life Night: Catholic Trivia Night
Sunday 6:00-8:30 PM
Come out and test your Catholic Knowledge against
other groups for a chance to win awesome prizes.
3/25/15 – Guys/Girls mini-series
Wednesday 6:30-8:00 PM
True Strength: A group for teen guys
True Beauty: A group for teen girls
Broken Vessels of Lent
March 19 | Room C | 7 PM
We know Heaven consists of the pure and the Holy, yet we
can be very much aware that we have not reached pure and
Holy - We also know that it is God's deepest desire for each
of us to be with Him in Heaven - Easter tells us this. So, we
will examine prayer and how God, working through prayer
and through our personal choices, is constantly seeking to
bring us into that heavenly experience - before we leave
“Limitless”  Steubenville San Diego
Summer Retreat
July 24-26, 2015 – Cost: $165 (Paid over 4 months)
Sign up today to join us for a Summer retreat with 5,000
other Catholic teens from all over the state.
Contact Brian Henritze for more details at
714-842-3000 x29 or [email protected]
Life Teen would like to thank
all of the parishioners who
supported our Fundraiser last
month. A special thank you to
Alexander and Janet Ungarao
as well as Carlton and Tina Jones for your generous
donations to the Life Teen Mission Trip!
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St. Vincent de Paul Church
Thank You!!
from Michele Turner!
Thank you all for the wonderful gifts and
surprise. It is my pleasure and honor to teach
the powerful love of God to our children, as it
is a blessing they will carry with them for the
rest of their life. I am very blessed to be a part
of Saint Vincent de Paul. Father Jerome is a
wonderful Pastor who shows by example along
with all of the volunteers and our Parish. I
would also like to give a warm Thanks to the
Knights of
Columbus for all the good they do in building
up the Body of Christ. Once again with all my
heart, thank you!
With love and prayers, Michele Turner
Join other women as we discuss portions of the
book “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the
Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last
Supper”, by Brant Pitre, preface by Scott Hahn.
The Group meets on a monthly basis in a home
or classroom setting.
For more information, please email or contact
Carol Lara at:
714 916-8906 or [email protected]
(please reference “bookclub” when emailing).
Volunteers Needed for Parish Mission!
We are looking for people to provide childcare for our
children who are two years old and above during our parish
special events. We are especially looking for individuals
that can volunteer during the week of our Parish Mission,
April 27 to April 30. If you are interested, please contact the
Faith Formation Office at 714-842-3000 x 24 or e-mail at
[email protected]
Transitional Kindergarten – Eighth Grade
Fostering Academic Success in a Faith-filled Environment!
Monday - Friday Schedule
Must be age 4 by Sept. 1
Please call to schedule your visit: 714.846.2472
Meetings are at St. Vincent de Paul Church,
Room 3, on Wednesdays 10:30am to 12 Noon.
For more information, contact Gigi at
714-987-0029 [email protected]
Chapel Votive Candle Intentions
Your intentions can be prayed for in
our Blessed Sacrament Chapel. The
four perpetually burning votive
candles will be lit for your intentions for two
weeks; your intentions will also be listed in the
Chapel. A donation of $20 is requested for each
candle you wish to have lit. Please stop by the
Parish Office to reserve your two week prayer
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Wedding Banns ~ Amonestaciones
Third Week
Joel Martinez & Agustina Vazquez
Ian Cabrera & Jessica Villegas
Kalem Gutierrez & Stephanie Spear
Humberto Sandoval & Michelle Flores
Readings For The Week
Monday: Is 65:17-21; Ps 30:2, 4-6, 11-13b; Jn 4:43-54
Tuesday: Ez 47:1-9, 12; Ps 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9; Jn 5:1-16
Is 49:8-15; Ps 145:8-9, 13cd-14, 17-18;
Jn 5:17-30
Thursday: 2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16; Ps 89:2-5, 27, 29;
Rm 4:13:16-18, 22; Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or
Lk 2:41-51a
Wis 2:1a, 12-22; Ps 34:17-21, 23;
Jn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30
Saturday: Jer 11:18-20; Ps 7:2-3, 9bc-12; Jn 7:40-53
Jer 31:31-34; Ps 51:3-4, 12-15; Heb 5:7-9;
Jn 12:20-33
Alternate readings (Year A):
Ez 37:12-14; Ps 130:1-8; Rom 8:8-11;
Jn 11:1-45 [3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45]
Weekly Mass Intentions
March 16 through March 22
8:30 AM Novena Intentions & Joe Roccablumba †
7:00 AM Mark Fitzgerald †
8:30 AM Rev. Allen Duston, OP
7:00 AM Paul Kim
8:30 AM Rennee Hassay†
7:00 AM Elizabeth Choe & Patrick Apodaca †
8:30 AM Magdalen Park & Family
8:30 AM Edward Carey
8:30 AM Caitlin Carey
5:00 PM Jeanette Meilak †
7:00 AM Health for Mr. & Mrs. Vy Tran
10:00 AM Joseph Heinz †
1:00 PM Yudith Gutierrez †
Weekend Mass Intentions
6:30 PM Maria Patrocinio Barrios †
8:30 AM Louis Hy Tran †
11:30 AM Paul Do Hanh †
St. Vincent de Paul Church
Weekly Calendar - Calendario Semanal
Monday, March 16:
9:00 AM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Women’s Bible Study-Parish Hall
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II-Rooms 5-6
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II Rooms 5-6
Faith Formation Program –Rooms 1-4
Rosary for Peace-Church
Evening Prayer & Benediction-Church
Pastoral Council Meeting-Room 2
RCIA-Room 7
Acts of the Apostles-Rooms A-B
Families of Nazareth-Room 8
Tuesday, March 17:
10:30 AM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level I Rooms 5-6
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II -Rooms 5-6
CLUB 345-Parish Hall
10 AM Choir –Church
Bible Lecture Series-Room 1-2
Neocatecumenado Grupo 2-Salones 7-8
Wednesday, March 18:
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 PM
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
5:00 PM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Men’s Bible Study-Parish Hall
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd-Rooms 5-6
Adult Catechism Group-Room 1
Vietnamese Prayer Group-Room 3
Korean Bible Study-Room 8
M.O.M.’s Group-Rooms 3-4
Primera Reconciliacion-Iglesia
Confirmation Classes-Rooms A-B & Parish Hall
RCIA-Adult Inquiry-Room 7
Neocatecumenado Grupo 3-Salones 1-2
Thursday, March 19:
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
Bible Lecture Series-Parish Hall
Small Faith Sharing Group-Room 4
Rosary Prayer Group-Room 1
Legion of Mary-Rooms 3-4
Formación en la Fe –Salones 1-4, 7-8 & A-B
Clases Pre buatismales-Salon Parroquial
Contemporary Choir-Church
Social Action Group-Room 2
Quick Journey Bible Study-Room B
Broken Vessels Prayer Workshop-Room C
Clases Pre-bautismales– Salon Parroquial
Friday, March 20:
9:00 AM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
6:30 PM
9:00 PM
Stations of the Cross-Church
Divine Mercy Chaplet-Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Club de Niños-Salon 2
Clases de Alfabetización-Salones 7-8
Stations of the Cross-Church
Lenten Meal –Parish Hall
Cenáculo de Oración-Salon 1
Young Adults-Chapel
Saturday, March 21:
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
3:00 PM
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
Primera Reconciliacion-Iglesia
Formación en la Fe –1-4, 7-8 & A-B.
Children’s Choir-Room 8
Matrimonios en Cristo-Salones 1-4
Neocatecumenado Grupos 1& 3-Salones 7, A-B
Sunday, March 22:
Pray for Those Who Are Ill
Mary Grace Aznar, Rudy Salinas, Peter John Concepcion, Briana
Lasko, Esther Neal, Refugio Rios, Jorge Zamora Jr., Saul Burgos,
Regina Srajer, Maria Mercado, Dale Rensing, Mariann Ursua, Richard
Ursua, Robert Tucker, Frank McGeoy, Quiniano Family, Teobaldo
Gamiño, Juan Martinez, Scott Miller, Maria Antonia Sanchez, Mary
Wyn McElligott, Carl Morabito, Fely Ocampo, Larry Quiniano, &
Family, Bette Marinaro, Diana Valiquette, Linda Anello, Melecio
Clara, Tori Coats, Buck Family, Richard Hammond, Howard & Carol
Royston, Albin Arevalo, Frank & Viola Chouler, Olus Stone, Lorenzo
& Jeannie Sanchez, Irene & Gloria Manaois, Ma. Elena Morales,
Grace Lucido, Richard Enroth, Axel Montiel, Jack Silagy, Elise &
Marcelle Aube, Jeseca Aznar, Greg Cortez.
Prayer Line—Jill: 714-847-1759
10:00 & 11:30 AM
5:00 PM
Childcare LAMBS-Room 3-4
Childcare LAMBS-Room 3-4
Fifth Sunday of Lent
I will place my law within them and write it upon their
hearts; I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
— Jeremiah 31:33