羅省華人天主堂消息 9/4/2011 常年期第廿三主日
- 美西慈幼大家庭將於十月八日星期六在Rosemead 的Don Bosco Technical Institute舉行美西慈幼會區聖母日，慈幼大家庭包括慈幼會，母佑會，慈幼協進會，慈幼校友會及其他多個團體。當日早上九時開始至下午五時，節目包括唸玫瑰經，聖母遊行，多個關於聖母的講座及彌撒。何廣凌神父將會有中文講座，主題是: “聖母與天主聖三” 。請各教友在彌撒後與協進會會員報名。
- 羅省總教區多元文化民族部一年一度的 “文化慶祝日Celebration of Cultures” 彌撒將於九月十七日早上九時四十五分在總主教座堂舉行，彌撒將由總主教恭美智Archbishop Jose Gomez主祭, Bishops Alexander Salazar, Oscar Solis及多位不同民族的神父們共祭(包括我們的林健漢神父及伍國超神父)。彌撒中將有同民族的代表參與，彌撒後在總主教座堂的會堂有多姿多彩不同的民族表演，我們的太極老師Sandy Li師傅將會表演太極刀。敬請各教友穿着中國衣服參與這彌撒及協助表揚我們中國的文化。
- 今天有健康舞班，練習時間是12:30 – 2:30. 在聖若瑟樓舉行，請準時出席。
- 兒童道理班將在9月25日復課，如家長還沒有與你們的子女為下學期的課程報名，請與Peter Wong在彌撒前或彌撒後報名。
- 這勞工節的長週末加州天主教華人生活營 (CACCLC) 正在 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。請為他們祈禱。
- 太極班將於9月16日星期五復課，Sandy Li師傅開始教授四十二式太極拳及太極推手，有興趣學習者，請於當日準時出席。學習時間逢星期三及星期五，由上午十時至十一時半，費用全免，歡迎向聯絡人Raymond Woo或Francis Yau查絢詳情及提供寳貴意見。
中文彌撒：Peter Chan, Peggy Yip & Patrick Yip
英文彌撒：Peter Chung & Mary Wu
煉靈（亡者）彌撒：Natalia Soto Bio， Juan Salas and Bill farrel，梁詠恩，陸毅神父，倪宅及李宅為先人，劉李寶瑩，劉仕明修女，歐楊松先生，諸眾煉靈。
|請為以下病人祈禱：岑謝桂群，Rosa Chan， Benedict Ho，Shirley Wong，Maria H. Cheung。|
Papal Intention for September: For all the teachers, that they may convey love in truth and educate in authentic moral and spiritual values.
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In 堅振聖事– Change Sr. Bernadette Muller to Sr. Martha Nunoz 馬宜德修女 818-831-9710
St. Bridget’s Chinese Catholic Church Bulletin
The Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
- The U.S. Western Province of the Salesian family will host Province Marian Day, Saturday, October 8th at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead. The Salesian family includes Salesian priests, brothers, and nuns, the Cooperators, the Old Boys, and many affiliated organizations. The celebration will last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the program will include Rosary, Procession of Our Lady, many seminars on Our Lady, and Mass. Father Pedro Ho from Macau (何廣凌神父) will speak in Cantonese on Our Lady and the Trinity. The cost for the day is $12, and includes lunch and a T-shirt. Please register with the Cooperators after Mass.
- The annual “Celebration of Cultures” sponsored by the Office of Ethnic Ministry of the Los Angeles Archdiocese will take place on September 17th. The Mass at 9:45 a.m. will be celebrated by Archbishop Jose Gomez, and con-celebrated by Bishop Alexander Salazar and Bishop Oscar Solis, as well as many priests of different ethnicities, including our own Father John Lam and Father Jay Wu. The Mass will be attended by representatives of many ethnicities, many in native costumes, and there will be ethnic performances in the hall of the cathedral after Mass. Our own Sifu Sandy Li will perform the Tai Chi Saber. If you plan to attend, please be sure to wear traditional Chinese costume to help propagate our native culture.
- There will be Line Dance today from 12:30 to 2:30 in St. Joseph House.
- The seven attendees of World Youth Day from our church have returned safely to Los Angeles. They wholeheartedly thank all the parishioners for their support, prayers, and blessings. Next Sunday, they will share their WYD experiences and pictures with the parishioners.
- CCD will resume on September 25th. Parents who have not yet registered for the coming semester please do so with Peter Wong before or after Mass.
- The church office will be closed tomorrow, Labor Day. However, there will be Mass at 9:30 a.m., please attend and pray for God’s blessing for all those who labor.
- This year’s California Chinese Catholic Living Camp (CACCLC) is being held up in the Bay Area during this 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. Please pray for the success of the camp.
- Thursday, September 8th is the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Even though it is not a holy day of obligation, parishioners are encouraged to attend Mass and venerate our Lady.
- There will be big gathering of the Legion of Mary on Sunday October 2nd, starting at 11:30 a.m. in St. Joseph House. All auxiliary members are welcome.
- Tai Chi classes will resume on Friday, September 16th. Sifu Sandy Li will begin instructions of the forty two form Yang style Tai Chi and mutual practice. Both new and old students are welcome. Please be punctual. Free classes are held every Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30. Please contact Raymond Woo or Francis Yau for details and suggestions.