Parish News Blog


19
Nov 2018

As Christmas and the end of the year approaches, let give thanks to God for what He has given to us by doing for others. It would be a great jester of Thanksgiving and Christmas generosity to make a contribution to our Parish School. Over half of the students that attend SSCM Parish School receive some sort of financial assistance. Please consider making a donation to help insure these students will be able to continue receiving a Catholic education. You can give online at ​sscmc.org or make checks payable to SSCM School....

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19
Nov 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! Every year the people of the United States take time out on Thanksgiving Day to remember those brave pilgrims who left the land of their birth and settled in North America. Even though they struggled as they learned to live with the Native Americans, they did learn from each other as they shared their lives. A picture that comes to mind is the one of pilgrims and Native Americans sitting at the same table sharing a meal together. That tradition continues to this day with our families and friends. That is what......

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12
Nov 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! Friday of this week, November 16, is a very important and exciting day for our Ss. Cyril and Methodius parish family. It is our parish’s turkey day! Every year I look forward to our annual cover dish Thanksgiving Dinner. It has become a tradition that truly celebrates our unity as a parish family. This will be our 27th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. This year’s dinner will be my last one as the pastor of this wonderful parish. When I first came to the......

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04
Nov 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! For the past eight years we have daily prayed the Stewardship Prayer at the end of Mass, except for those Masses when we pray the Vocation Prayer. This prayer reminds us that God has given us charge of the many gifts that He has freely chosen to give us. We have prayed that we would be good stewards of all that God has given us. We know that a steward is one who has been put in charge of another person’s possessions.......

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29
Oct 2018

The Pastoral Council consists of a group of parishioners who advise the pastor on matters of concern brought before it for the good of the parish. If you wish for the council to consider a matter of concern, please contact one of the members. The members of the council are: Msgr. White, Joe Longoria (chairperson), Liann Majek (vice-chairperson), Carmen Newton (secretary), Herman Drinkard, Abel Garcia, Thomas Gonzalez, Manuel Garcia, Oralia Watson, San Juana Fuentes, Becky Ramirez, Dr. Velda Vela-Trujillo, Rogelio Coronado, Ismael Salazar, Lilly Samaniego, Kiki Garcia, Gilbert Juarez, Father Sanish, Deacon Albert and Deacon Freddie....

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29
Oct 2018

Monsignor Larry will be leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land leaving on November 26, 2019 thru December 5, 2019. The group be flying out of Corpus Christi and arriving in Tel Aviv on the morning of November 26th. The pilgrimage will take us to Bethlehem where we will visit the Church of the Nativity of Jesus; Cana of Galilee where married couples will have the opportunity to renew their marriage vows; take a boat ride on the Sea Of Galilee; celebrate Mass on Mount Tabor; wade in the Jordan River; pray in the Garden of Gethsemane; visit the birthplace of John the Baptist; celebrate Mass at the Tomb......

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29
Oct 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! From the preliminary reports that I am getting, it seems as if the carnival was a great success. I want to thank all of you who worked so hard to make the annual Halloween Carnival the success that it was. It was truly an example of what can happen when the entire parish community comes together to work for the good of the parish. The school’s PTO officers and the members of the Halloween Carnival committee did a great job in putting......

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14
Oct 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! When a couple get married, they are actually starting a new family unit. When the couple is blessed with children, their family begins to grow and life changes. But you know that when a couple marry they do not divorce themselves from the families from which they came. They just add to their particular families. The interaction between family members just seems to come naturally. People who may have been perfect strangers learn to grow together. It is just one big family......

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07
Oct 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! October is Respect Life month. It is a time to reflect on the value of the life that God has given each one of us. After all, life is a gift from God. When a couple express their total commitment to each in the loving act of intercourse and are open to being co-creators with God and a child is conceived, a new life begins. From that very moment of our conception, God gave us life. The life that we now enjoy is the result of a loving relationship between a man......

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01
Oct 2018

Please save the following dates on your calendar: September 30, 2018 — 1st Day of Religious Education October 7, 2018 — KofC’s Annual Chicken Barbecue October 25, 2018 — School Halloween Carnival February 15-17, 2019 — Couples Shared Prayer Retreat April 13, 2019 — Annual Parish Gala June 9, 2019 — Msgr. Larry’s Retirement Mass and reception (11 a.m. Mass)....

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