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Events This Week
Sunday 22 High School Youth Group (rear hall) 6:30PM
Monday 23 Entrance into the Catholic Church (RCIA) (rear hall) 7:00PM
Tuesday 24 Saint Anthony Novena after Mass 8:00AM
    Altar and Rosary Society Mass and Meeting 10:30AM
    Study of the Old Testament with Fr. Victor 7:00 PM
Wednesday 25 Our Lady Mother of Perpetual Help Novena after Mass 8:00AM
    Faith Formation K-8 (in church) 4:00PM
    Choir Rehearsal 7:00PM
Thursday 26 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 1-6:45PM
    Study of the Catechism of the Church with Fr. Victor 7:00PM
Friday 27 Bible Study (rear hall) (1 & 2 Corinthians) 8:30AM
Sunday 29 High School Youth Group (rear hall) 6:30PM

Altar Servers
SATURDAY 28 5:30PM Andrew Davies
SUNDAY 29 8:00AM The Pringle Men


10:30AM

Michael Hansen and Hunter Boulais
  5:30PM Dylan Hert


Fifth Sunday of Lent
March 22, 2015

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

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Holy Week Services
March 29th through April 5th

Holy Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:
Mass 8:00 a.m.
Holy Thursday:
Morning Prayer 8:00 a.m.
Mass of the Last Supper 7:00 p.m.
Adoration Until 10:00 p.m.
Good Friday:
Morning Prayer 8:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Passion 1:00 p.m.
(including Holy Communion)
Stations of the Cross After the Liturgy
Holy Saturday:
Morning Prayer 8:00 a.m.
Easter Vigil Mass 7:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday:
Mass 8:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. (Latin)
(NO 5:30 evening Mass on Holy Saturday or Easter Sunday.)

Holy Week Confessions
Mon., Tues, Wed. 7:30 a.m.
Holy Thursday 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Good Friday 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Holy Saturday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

40 Days for Life Campaign
Saint Paul the Apostle Parish has participated in the 40-day campaigns before. This Lent the parishioners are encouraged to participate in praying in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic in San Luis Obispo. This does place a burden on those who participate—time is required; concentration on God is the focus; there will be distractions; the weather may be a trial; and more. The benefit may not ever be known by those participating. Please call Celine at 805-478-1093 or email her at celinelo40dfl@gmail.com. You can still sign up.
Altar and Rosary Society Bake Sale
The annual Bake Sale before Easter will be held next Saturday and Sunday, March 28th and 29th. If you can bake even the simplest, tasty treat, please consider baking and donating the item(s) to the Altar and Rosary Society effort. This helps to cover the costs of maintaining the sanctuary, the altar and the church. Baked goods may be delivered after 3:00 p.m. on Saturday the 28th or before the Sunday morning Masses. Our thanks for your interest and efforts. Outright donations are greatly appreciated.
Annual Ministries Appeal
There are a group of ministries which are coordinated by Bishop Garcia and his office. These usually cannot be accomplished at the parish level. So this annual appeal supports the efforts which benefit all the parishes. Please consider this a type of Lenten penance or almsgiving. Responses can come any time. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR RESPONSE GOES TO THE PARISH OFFICE. This is the only way to insure a DOUBLE checking of the contributions—first at the parish, then at the Bishop’s office. For those who are not registered and who received no information directly from the Bishop, there are commitment envelopes and descriptive brochures in the rear of the church. We would hope to have a high level of participation in this appeal.
Coffee and Donuts
Coffee and donuts will be available Sunday morning in the hall. Please join your fellow parishioners after the Sunday morning Masses. Introduce yourself to someone you don’t know.

Abstinence During Lent
The Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence. Abstinence is required of all Catholics over the age of 14 (no upper limit). This means that no meat or meat products (soups, gravies, consommés, etc.) are to be eaten on the Fridays of Lent. This regulation is considered to be a serious obligation for all Catholics. However, those who are ill, pregnant, on medication or special diets for health concerns or those who must work at extremely physical jobs may be exempt from abstinence.
Fish Fry at Saint Patrick Parish
The Italian Catholic Federation is offering the Lenten fish fry at Saint Patrick Hall on Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross
The special Lenten celebration of the Stations of the Cross will be held each Friday of Lent at 1:00 p.m. in the church.
Divine Mercy Sunday
The special celebrations for this Sunday honoring God’s Mercy will take place at Saint Patrick Parish on April 12th from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The more complete schedule of activities will be printed at Easter.
Pray for Those in the Military
There are several members of the parish family who are in the military. Please pray for Matthew Owen, Christopher Valine, Nicholas Villegas, Richard (Richie) John III, Jessie Davis Long, James F. Maloney, Antonio P. Ramos, Mitchell Howard, Maria Kuhnes, Nicholas Cabansag, Daniel O’Connell, Matthew O’Connell, Markus Jones, Robert James Gassmann, J.P. Castech, Anna Martin, Max Catalina, Ashley Valine and Grace Anderson.
READINGS FOR THE WEEK
Monday: Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 [41c-62];
Ps 23:1-6; Jn 8:1-11
Tuesday: Nm 21:4-9; Ps 102:2-3, 16-21; Jn 8:21-30
Wednesday: Is 7:10-14; 8:10; Ps 40:7-11; Heb 10:4-10;
Lk 1:26-38
Thursday: Gn 17:3-9; Ps 105:4-9: Jn 8:51-59
Friday: Jer 20:10-13; Ps 18:2-7; Jn 10:31-42
Saturday: Ez 37:21-28; Jer 31:10, 11-13; Jn 11:45-56
Sunday: Mk 11:1-10 or Jn 12:12-16 (procession);
Is 50:4-7; Ps 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1 — 15:47 [15:1-39]
Continue to pray for those who are ill
Mary Louise Brady, Shawn Clarke, Therese Lawrence, Michalle Hammond, Claire Brescia, McKenzie Tompkins, Rosalea Garces, Joe Tondre, Anne Sterline, Tyler Borges, Patrick Johnson, Romeo Zuech, Hilda Souza, Judy Wedin, Emma Coehlo, Vince Filippi, Hunter Ormonde, Bruce Springer, Jerry Williams, Samantha Kohler, Kathy Moritz, Simona Giovando, Shannon Carpenter, Regina Clarke, Annette Herbst, Joan Gaugush, Elaine Denton, Elsie Bough, Rey Cacabelos, Leandro Tompkins, Roger Boggs, Martha Hosier, Lawrence Wedin, Destry Ramey, Donnie Ornellas, Patrick Matthias, Mary Avila, James Willette, David Woodruff, Kate Wels, Anatol Jordan, Joe Crescione, Paul Adame, Mark Gil Go, Carla Silva, Jeff Williams, Sr., Anna Ramsey, Phineus McKenna, Judy Marine, Sister Carol, Lorinda Toscas Manheimer, Anita Landry, Steve Skibinski, Florence Kotlarek, Mary McDonell, Tom Shaffer, Jeannette Scarpelli, Nancy Ochs, Bro. Christopher Saidon, Clint Albao, Eric Danilewicz, Sylvia Cazier, Yolanda Ravelo, Carmela Marino, Fred Graf, Veronica Boulais, Jan Shields, Elizabeth careros and Theresa Ramirez.

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