Blessed Sacrament’s Faith Formation Youth Ministry (grades 5-11), led by the Faith Formation Coordinator, Carolyn Prefontaine, held an outdoor Living Rosary prayer Sunday night (Oct. 6th) in front of the school building.
Legion of Mary is one of our parish newest prayer and evangelization society. They meet weekly on Wednesday evenings and recently responded to the Pastor’s invitation to lead the parish outreach and evangelization efforts by doing the home census visits. The first groups will start this weekend and continue through October, visiting all homes at… Continue reading Pastor’s Note 10/6/19
On October 13, 1917, in Fatima, three children, Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, and at least 70,000 people gathered for the 6th and final Apparition. Mary asked the children to have a chapel built there in her honor. She announced that she was Our Lady of the Rosary and told them to continue to pray the… Continue reading Legion of Mary News
"Power in My Hands"A Story of Hope and the Power of Prayer October 7 we celebrate the memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, and October is dedicated the Month of the Rosary. In honor of this, at the next Men's Breakfast and Bible Study on Saturday October 5, 2019, we will view the award… Continue reading Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study
We invite all Blessed Sacrament Parishioners to stand up for Life at the Annual Life Chain 2019! This year, the chain will be formed on Sunday, October 6, 2019. We will first meet at Fr. Cotter Hall at 1:30pm to get our signs and pray for a blessed day. Our parish will again stand at… Continue reading Annual Life Chain
Due to diminished Sunday offertory and other income, it became necessary to lower the parish's operating expenses. We did it by cutting some hours and benefits of all the paid staff to help balance the operating budget for the current fiscal year, which started September 1st. We are also very appreciative of a few generous… Continue reading Pastor’s Note 9/29/19
Bishop Robert Barron, an auxiliary Bishop of the Los Angeles Diocese, wrote a book "Letter to the Suffering Church" on the topic of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. His introduction to it can be viewed here: https://youtube/gGxzM01gPLQ. Our parish ordered 300 copies of this book-letter for every active parish family thanks… Continue reading Pastor’s Note 9/22/19
Hello, Cooks and Bakers of the Blessed Sacrament Community. This year's Sunday evening Faith Formation Class will continue to have a meal as part of their sessions. To help organize the meals and distribute the meal preparation responsibilities we would like to organize approximately 5 teams comprised of 3 people on each team. Teams will… Continue reading Calling All Cooks and Bakers!
Three years ago, our Parish Historian spent countless hours researching and chronicling the history of our parish. We then ran the historical articles for sixteen consecutive weeks in the bulletin – the positive response was tremendous! So, in this 90th Anniversary Year of Blessed Sacrament Parish, let’s run these wonderful articles again as we lead… Continue reading History of Blessed Sacrament Parish