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David LinsCatholic Thoughts

Keep the Commandments

02-16-2020David Lins

This weekend, the first line of the first reading carries profound power.

“If you choose, you can keep the commandments, they will save you…”

We try so many different ways to be fulfilled. We keep thinking we’ve figured out what will do it.

Having children.
Children finally moving out.
Weight loss.
Becoming more attractive.
A bigger paycheck.
A bigger home.
A dream vacation.

But nothing seems to help the joy stick. And we don’t want to hear about the Faith. Because it couldn’t possibly be faith that would be the answer to what we are searching for.



Thursday Endow Group Study Edith Stein: Seeker of Truth

Feb 20, 2020 - Mar 5, 2020: 9:15am - 11:15am (weekly)

8 week study: Thursdays from 9:15-11:15am beginning Thu, Jan 16


That Man is You Men's Group

Feb 21, 2020: 6:00am - 7:30am (weekly)

Every Friday, in the Teen Center

Breakfast is served at 6:00am. The program begins at 6:25am. We conclude at 7:30am sharp.


Saturday Retreat

Feb 22, 2020: 8:30am - 4:30pm

in Our Lady of Joy Hall

Join Fr. Clement Attah, Deacon Jim Gall, and a team of fellow parishioners for a powerful day of inspiration, music, prayer, and firsthand accounts of how your spiritual life and your friendships can be taken to the next level.


Welcome Sunday for New Parishioners

Feb 23, 2020

after the 11:00am Mass, in the Parish Hall

All newly registered parishioners who have not previously attended a “Welcome Sunday” are invited to attend.


Monday Endow Group Study

Feb 24, 2020: 4:30pm - 6:30pm (weekly)

Edith Stein: Seeker of Truth
8 week study - Mondays 4:30-6:30pm beginning Mon, Jan 6



Child Care Help Needed

We are in need of Child Care help from adults and teens! Your free time may bless others!

Help is needed on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:45-6:30pm.


Did you know we publish an E-newsletter twice a month?

If you would like to be added to our list of recipients, please send your email address to Lauren Haro at lharo@oloj.org.

Join Fr. Jess for a Pilgrimage to Europe!

A few spots are still available for Father Jess’s August 2020 pilgrimage following the steps of St. Paul in Greece and also includes the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany.

If you are interested, please contact Kathleen Eggimann at keggimann@oloj.org.

Living Rosary Apostolate

If you missed the opportunity to sign up for the “Living Rosary” daily decade devotion, please contact us and we will be happy to send you your 20-month schedule along with all the information about this beautiful simple devotion.


Volunteers Needed for Vacation Bible School

Camp dates Jun 15-19, 8:00am-12:00pm

Community Service Hours available for volunteers 5th graders to High School Seniors. Many adult volunteers needed as well!


Volunteers Needed: Golf-Fore-Charity Tournament

at the Troon Country Club, Desert Highlands Golf Resort and Desert Mountain Seven Courses

We especially need volunteers with laptop skills or who are comfortable working with Kindles.


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