OUR LADY OF FATIMA PARISH
505 W. Granger Ave., Modesto, CA 95350
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Second Collection
May 28 & 29 will be our 5th Sunday collection for St. Vincent de Paul Society.
June 4 & 5 collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign

Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School is accepting applications for a third grade teacher and fourth grade teacher. Postings can be found on EdJoin.org. Call Melissa Neder, Principal, at 524-4170 for more information.
We are also accepting applications for new students for the 2016-2017 school year.

“Go And Bear Fruit That Will Remain” John 15:16b
Annual Catholic Charismatic Convention. May 27-29, 2016.
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA. Schedule : Healing Mass - Praise & Worship - Confessions, Workshops (Baptism in the Holy Spirit). English Seminars for Adults, Teen Conference, Children’s Program, Vietnamese and Hispanic Conferences. Weekend $60 or One Day Event $50. For more information - Contact - Gloria (209) 725-8779, leave a message, or register online @NCRCSpirit.org

Our St. Vincent de Paul Society has an ongoing need for canned chicken, Hamburger, Tuna, Chicken Helper, canned meals, canned fruits, boxed side dishes, and pancake mix and syrup. Your help is greatly appreciated and goes directly to the many people we help each week. Thank you for your generosity.

PATIENCE
Patience and the passage of time
do more than strength and fury.
—Jean de la Fontaine


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The Fullness Of The Holy Spirit
If you have been at daily Mass this past week you would have seen that we returned to Ordinary Time on Monday, May 16. You would have noticed that Father was wearing green vestments and you might have heard the message that this is the time for us to grow in our faith. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity May 22nd, and next week the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ May 29th, procession will follow all Masses on the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

Memorial Day Mass
St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, 1141 Scenic Dr., Modesto will be having a Memorial Day Mass in English in our Chapel/Mausoleum at 9 am on May 30. Father Chris Varghese from Our Lady of Fatima Church will be the celebrant. Following Mass there will be a “dove release”.

Year Of Mercy - St. Stanislaus-Holy Door
The schedule for St. Stanislaus' Holy Door at the 1200 Maze Blvd. Church in Modesto will be: Weekdays: Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Weekends: Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 8:00PM

The Year of Mercy is an invitation to awaken our hearts to the joy of the Gospel, to be the healing heart and caring hands of Jesus with compassion and unbounded generosity towards others. Prayerfully consider joining in support of Bishop Stephen Blaire and make your 2016 commitment today. Visit: www.StocktonDiocese.org/BMA

Dates: July 25th—29th Time: 9:00 am– 12:00 noon. $10.00 per child. Registration forms available in the Parish Office and are due by July 11. Space is limited to 120 children so register early!
Camp Counselor applications are also available. Applicants must be entering 7th grade or above. Counselors must commit to the entire week: July 25th-29th from 8 am to 1 pm AND training on Saturday July 23rd from 10 am-12 noon.

New registrations for 2016-2017 school year will be accepted on Saturday, June 4 from 1:00pm-3:00 pm, and Sunday, June 5 from 10:00 am-noon in the M room. Please be prepared to pay 2016-2017 fees and any unpaid balances. Fees: Per Family reg. $60
Book/Materials $25 per child; Sacramental Prep. $20 per child.

Confirmation pictures are here!!
You may pick them up in the Parish Office Monday-Friday from 8:30-12 and 1pm-7 pm or Saturday or Sunday from 9 am-1 pm. Even if you did not order pictures, please come and get the free 5 X 7 of your child taken at the moment he/she was confirmed. It’s a free gift from Our Lady of Fatima Parish!

First Communion pictures are also in!! If you purchased pictures of your child on his/her 1st Communion day, you may pick them up in the Parish Office.


Creating Sabbath Space In Our Lives
Five Part Video retreat with Ron Rolheiser
Our Lady of Fatima Church - Old Hall. Wednesdays: June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th from 7:00-8:30 pm, $20.00 per person. For more information call Vicki at (209) 491-3468. This presentation will count as a parent faith formation meeting for those who have children in the Sacramental Preparation process for Reconciliation and Eucharist. NO CHILDCARE IS AVAILABLE.

1st Annual Central Valley Catholic Men’s Conference
June 11, 2016, St. Joseph’s, Modesto, CA. Featuring Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Deacon Alex Jones, with talks also by John Sablan and Richard Braun. Please visit www.kofc10644.com or www.worldablaze.com for event registration and details.

MARRIED COUPLES: By offering Married Couples the beautiful experience of a Worldwide Marriage En- counter Weekend, the Catholic Church is affirming and supporting you in your chosen vocation – Marriage. Take advantage of this great gift to enhance your relationship and enjoy a love-filled weekend away together. The next Marriage Encounter Weekends are July 16-17 in Manteca and Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Modesto. For more information visit our website at: http:// www.stocktonwwme.org or contact John & Angelica at applications@stocktonwwme.org or 209-691-0603.

Teaching Positions Open
St. Mary’s High School in Stockton is seeking quality teachers for the 2016-2017 school year: Part-time Geometry, English. Full-time Spanish, English, Social Studies, Physics (including Advanced Placement Physics), and Biology/ Physical Science. A degree and credential in the subject area and teaching experience are preferred.
Please send your resume and letter of intent to (209) 957-0861 or email ksmith@saintmaryshighschool.org

Position Open—St. Joseph’s
Full time, benefit eligible position opening of Parish School of Religion Coordinator. Provides leadership and coordination for the Jr. High First Year Youth Confirmation, Grades 1-6 programs and ages 3-5 programs of the parish. Please forward resumes to the attention of the Director of Operations, tmenezes@stjmod.com or directly to St. Joseph’s Church, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto. The position description is available in the parish office. For more information please call 551-4973, ext. 207. Open until filled.

Youth Group
Youth Group is open to all 6th-12th graders. We will begin our summer weekly morning Mass & breakfast meetings soon. Watch the bulletin for the starting date. Please contact Katie Steffanic, Youth Minister, at 524-7421 or Ksteffanic@gmail.com with any questions .

 

 

 

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Have you moved, changed phone numbers, or had other changes since registering? Help us to keep our records up to date by letting us know when changes happen—call the parish office at 524-7421 or go to the
Update Form page to change your address. Do you consider yourself a member of the parish? If you do, but have not registered, please do so. Please call the parish office at 524-7421. Periodically we mail out information and would hate to have you miss out on what is happening because you haven’t let us know you are part of us. Help us to be a more welcoming parish

SCHOOL SECURITY
For security our parking lot gates will be closed at 8:15 am on school days. The sliding gate between the old hall and Church will remain closed. If you are attending weekday morning Mass we ask that you please park on the street or the parking lot in front of the school.

Don’t Be A Victim
NEVER leave any valuable items in your car that can be seen. If you’re going to leave something in the trunk or other areas that are out of sight, place them there before you arrive. There are people who watch and wait for any opportunity to break into cars. Our security cameras are good, but they can’t stop a break-in. Also, please don’t leave bicycles parked without locking them. Purses, bags, and backpacks should never be left unattended-even while going to communion. Sadly, there are people who look for opportunities.
Don’t be a victim!


 

Parish Information

Mass Schedule

Holy Days
7:30 pm Vietnamese Vigil
8:00 am, 9:00 am (school)
12:15 pm English
6:00 pm English
7:30 pm Spanish
Sacrament of Penance
Saturdays  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hours
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Parish Office: 524-7421
School Office: 524-4170
Email: school@olfmodesto.com
Religious Education: 491-3462
RCIA: 491-3468
Youth Ministry: 524-7421

Saturday Anticipated Mass
5:00 pm English
6:30 pm Spanish
Sunday
8 am, 10 am and 6 pm English
12:00 Noon Spanish
3:30 pm Vietnamese
Daily Mass

8:00 am (Monday-Saturday) English
6:30 pm (Tuesday & Thursday) Spanish

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