Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Announcements from our bulletin of September 23, 2018
Religious Instruction Grades 1- 12
- Monday: First Communion Year 1
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
- Tuesday: First Communion Year 2
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
- Tuesday: Confirmation Year 1 & 2
5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Late Registration Accepted.
Bring to Registration
- Completed Registration form
- Copy of Baptismal Certificate (unless already on file in our parish)
- Registration Fee (can be paid in full or by installments)
Attention Confirmation Students Year I & II
Confirmation Classes will begin on Tuesday, October 9th at 5:00 PM in the Parish Hall.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Provides Catholic religious formation in English and
Spanish to adults who wish to receive the Sacraments
of Baptism, Communion and Confirmation. This class
is for non-baptized adults, baptized adults who wish to be received into
the Catholic Church and Catholic adults who have not received either
their 1st Communion or Confirmation. Further information and
registration forms are available this weekend by the side door of the
Church, near the Tree of Life and in the Parish Office.
First Meeting from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Rectory on:
- Monday, October 8th (English)
- Tuesday, October 9th (Spanish)
Complete the registration form and return to the parish office as soon as
possible. For further information, please contact us.
Second collection this
Weekend is for our parish
Archdiocese of Miami Development Corporation
- Social Media
- Planned Giving
"Charity sees the need, not the cause." - Proverb
"Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Did you know that some gifts to
might actually pay you income! Visit our website atwww.adomdevelopment.org or contact the Office of Planned Giving at (305) 762-1110 for information on life income plans.
“If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.” MARK 9:35
Jesus teaches us that we are called to serve one another. Sacrifice is not a word that many people like to hear. We think it
means that we must give up something that we want. However, the literal meaning of sacrifice is “to make holy,” from the
words “sacer” = sacred and “facere” = to make. In other words, we make our lives holy by sharing our gifts to serve God.
Archdiocese of Miami 60th Anniversary Tribute Ads
Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Morella Carta & Mr. David Long
As the recipients of the
Honors for the
of the Archdiocese of
Miami on Sunday,
October 7, 2018.
Honor the clergy for their who have impacted your life
by purchasing a 60th Anniversary Tribute Ad today. All
of the proceeds raised from the Tribute Ads will be
used to support our seminaries and seminarians.
Visit www.adomdevelopment.org/tributeads or contact
Grace Veloz at (305) 762-1064 for more information.
Click here to read more
Treasures From our Tradition
How long have there been parochial
schools in the United States?
you may imagine. The Jesuit fathers opened
Saint Mary School in Philadelphia in 1782 in
the first light of independence. Catholic and
Protestant squabbles about the nature of
education forced the Fathers to make this
risky and innovative venture in the heart of
the city. The school was closed by a devastating
fire in 1902, but reopened in 1968 as St.
Mary Interparochial School, the first example
of a shared parochial school. It is also the
only Catholic school within the confines of a
national park. This is the “Mother School” of
this uniquely American institution. Many
parochial schools, especially in “national
parishes,” were established to preserve the
culture and language of the “old country,”
and also to protect young people from prejudice.
In other countries, Ireland for one, the
Church is authorized to run national schools,
sometimes under the sponsorship of a parish.
In still other places, such as Quebec,
publicly-funded “separate schools” were
administered by the Church. Wherever the
state funds Catholic schools, normally enrollment
is guaranteed to all applicants. The
Quebec system was dismantled in 1998 when
the state decided to reorganize schools along
linguistic lines rather than religious affiliation.
Parochial schools require considerable
sacrifice, but they endure as a distinctive
treasure of the Church in the United States.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Fall Bazaar
Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Parish Hall.
The Society will gratefully accept
donations of any kind home-made
goodies, jewelry, clothing,
new unwanted gifts,
electronics, raffle prizes, money, etc.
Tickets for the raffle will be sold on
Saturday & Sunday,
October 13rd - 14th & 20th - 21st after the all weekend Masses.
Please bring your donations
to the Rectory Office during regular