Knights of Columbus Golf-Fore-Charity

Monday, April 28
Troon and Desert Highlands Country Clubs

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• The 13th annual Golf-Fore-Charity event will be held on April 28 at the Troon and Desert Highlands Country Clubs.
• Our Lady of Joy Knights of Columbus have raised over $1,200,000 over the 12 year history of the event for St Vincent de Paul and other local charities.
• The event includes an 18 hole scramble golf tournament, wine tasting and afternoon cooking demonstrations for golfers’ guests, a silent auction, a live auction, dinner and the $5,000 raffle drawing.
• For more information, go to the event website or see one of the Knights after mass or at a Friday Lenten Fish Fry event.

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CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization explores the Church's mission within the challenges of contemporary culture. Created by Father Robert Barron, the documentary and study program focuses on the cultural obstacles the Church faces today and sends us on a mission with a message of great joy.

- Parish Center
- 10:00am – 11:30am
- Sunday mornings
- April 27, May 4, May 18, May 25, June 1
- No registration cost
- All are invited
- Childcare offered

For more info, contact Cliff Mcgraw

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The Paschal Mystery is the suffering, death and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ in order to redeem us from slavery to sin and to restore our broken relationship with God, making us adopted children of God.

We remember this coming Holy Week, how Jesus, a pure victim, an “unblemished lamb”, chose to die in our behalf to save us from sin and death. He willingly sacrifices Himself as “The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.” We remember that He has come to lay down his life for us his friends in perfect obedience to the will of the Father in order to reverse the disobedience of Adam and Eve. We also remember the Passion was not an injustice forced on a helpless victim but a willing sacrificial offering, the supreme act of Love of Jesus, God-man who is madly in love with us and His creation.

With the Paschal Triduum, that is, the Celebration of the Last Supper on Holy Thursday, the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday and the Celebration of the Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday, we remember how the New Covenant was instituted by Christ Himself and He commanded His Apostles to “Do this in Memory of me”. He also gave authority to the Apostles to forgive sins breathing on them the Holy Spirit and telling them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained.” Jesus has made it possible in His Church to make these three celebrations into one in the Celebration of the Eucharist wherein His One Holy Sacrifice is truly made present through the Holy Spirit. We who were not present at His Passion will now be present every time we celebrate Mass, and receive the Grace He merited for our Salvation.

Brothers and sisters, our response to this supreme act of Love of our God is to thank Him, to acknowledge Him by coming to the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist at least once a week. And we can offer now our bodies as a sacrifice in union with Him for the salvation of souls. Jesus gave us this privilege to suffer with Him and help Him reign in our hearts and in the hearts of all the people He sends us to.

May we all have meaningful and fruitful celebrations of these Holy Days.

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Mass Intentions
Friday, April 25
8:00 am
† Ralph Solorzano
Saturday, April 26
8:00 am
† Margaret Byrd
5:00 pm
† Melvin Carle
Sunday, April 27
7:30 am
9:00 am
Giuseppe and Letizia Panvino — Wedding Anniversary
11:00 am
† John Winderquist
5:00 pm
† Salvatore Carubba

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