羅省華人天主堂消息 8/14/2011 常年期第二十主日
4. 為慶祝林神父發願入慈幼會金禧及晉鐸40周年，牧民議會定於8月20日星期六晚上在海皇翠亨邨大酒樓舉行晚宴，餐券費用為$35，今天彌撒後請與Josephine Wong購餐券
6. 請為本堂的青年Paul Yeh, Timothy Chiu, Dorothy Chan, Carol Tsang, Danita Ng, Kelvin Leung及Ming Lu祈禱，他們將與三十多名來自費城，德州，及北加州的青年一起參加在馬德里舉行的世青大會，今天芵文彌撒有祝福禮，祈求聖神保佑他們一路平安及聖竉萬增。
7. 加 州天主教華人生活營 (CACCLC) 將於9／2至9／5的勞工節長週末在 Menlo- Park Vallombrosa Center 舉行。主題是「與天主，回到未來」。由來自加拿大溫哥華的何庭耀神父為主講神師。活動內容包括: 神父講座、小組分享、靈修體驗及見証等。歡迎所有十八歲或以上的青年參加。在7／20前報名更有特價優惠：學生／非就業人士收費為$190；就業人士收費 為$225。詳情，請瀏覽www.cacclc.net 請大家踴躍支持！多謝各位。主佑！
8. 今天健康舞班暫停課. 下主日8/21將會復課。
10. 新一年度的中文成人慕道班已開始，請邀請你們的非教友親友到來，給他們一個認識天主的機會，也歡迎再慕道者參加。上課時間:每主日上午11時至12時半在Conference Room＃1。有意者請與葉修女或慕道班導師聯絡。
11. 聖家會將在9月3-4日在Sierra Madre 的Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center舉辦退省，退省主講者/導師是Calgary 的鄔維揚執事(Deacon John Woo, MD) ，會員費用是$100，非會員$120，請與Maggie Tsui 或Connie Lau報名。
中文彌撒：Rita Chu, Brian Chow & Shepherd Group
英文彌撒：William Tam & Joe Ng
本周內彌撒意向：楊少華求家庭平安，Don Joan 為孩子們求學業進步熱心敬主，徐若瑟及徐林滿堂謝主，譚麗英謝主。
請為以下病人祈禱：岑謝桂群，Rosa Chan， Benedict Ho，Shirley Wong，Maria H. Cheung。
Papal Intention for August: That World Youth Day taking place in Madrid may encourage all the young people of the world to root and found their lives in Christ.
St. Bridget’s Chinese Catholic Church Bulletin
The Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
1. Monday August 15th is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Although being on a Monday, it is not a holy day of obligation this year, there will be a Mass at 7:30 p.m. Please come and join in the Mass to venerate our Lady.
2. Please note that to celebrate the golden anniversary of Fr. Lam becoming a Salesian, and also the fortieth anniversary of his priesthood, we will have a combined Mass next Sunday August 21st at 10 a.m. Please be punctual for this occasion.
3. The new youth center for the parish has been completed, and will officially open on August 21st. Parishioners are welcome to visit on that day.
4. To celebrate the golden anniversary of Father Lam becoming a Salesian, and the fortieth anniversary of his priesthood, the PPC has decided to hold a banquet at Empress Harbor Seafood Restaurant in Monterey Park in the evening of August 20th. Tickets are $35 per person. Josephine Wong will be selling the tickets after the Masses today.
5. The PPC will meet today at 1:30 p.m. All members please attend punctually.
6. Please pray for Paul Yeh, Timothy Chiu, Dorothy Chan, Carol Tsang, Danita Ng, Kelvin Leung and Ming Lu. These young people from our church will join thirty some youths from Philadelphia, Texas, and Northern California in their pilgrimage to the World Youth Day held in Madrid, Spain. Pray that the Holy Spirit will grant them bountiful Grace and a safe journey.
7. This year’s California Chinese Catholic Living Camp (CACCLC) will be held up in the Bay Area during Labor Day Weekend, from Friday September 2nd to Monday the 5th. The theme is “Back to the Future, with God,” and the spiritual director is Father Anthony Ho from Vancouver, Canada. Highlighted camp activities include father’s talks, group workshops, praise and worship, and taize. Anyone above 18 is invited to attend. More information can also be found on http://www.cacclc.net. We thank everyone for the active support, and God bless you all.
8. Line Dance will be suspended today. It will resume on August 21st.
9. Father 恩保德 and his “逾越知音” went from Macau to Beijing last year to follow the missionary footsteps of Father Matteo Ricci. They have made a DVD of their video. It will be available next Sunday (August 21st) after Mass outside the church.
10. The new annual Chinese RCIA class has begun on June 12th. We invite you to ask your non-Catholic relatives and friends to attend, to give them a chance to know God. Classes are held every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 in Conference Room #1. Those interested please contact Sister Grace or the RCIA teachers.
11. The Holy Family Society will hold its annual retreat from September 3rd to the 4th at the Mater Dolorosa Center in Sierra Madre. The retreat director will be Deacon John Woo MD, from Calgary. The cost is $100 to members, and $120 to non-members. Please register with Maggie Tsui or Connie Lau.