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Second Collection
August 30 & 31 Second collection for our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. We continue to have the poor among us, we need to help.

Communion Minister Training Are you called to serve our community as a Communion Minister? We need more ministers for every Mass time. Training sessions for new Communion Ministers will be held: Thursdays September 11 and 18 (you must attend both sessions) From 7-9 PM in Room 6 of OLF School.
For more information contact Deacon Jim at 524-7421.

Day of Prayer and Reflection with the Miracle Hour with Linda Schubert
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10am-2pm. All Saints Catholic University Parish, 4040 McKenna Dr, Turlock
For more information: contact Cindy (209) 607-9243 cscheublein@yahoo.com

Are you called to be a Sister? Come and See!
Fall Religious Vocation Discernment Retreat. Single Catholic women ages 18-40. Los Altos Hills, California October 10-12, 2014. Contact Sr. Lisa Laguna, D.C. (650) 949-8890 or (213)
210-9903 SrLisaDC@aol.com

Women’s English Cursillo Retreat Weekend
Do you feel God is calling you to a deeper relationship with Him? If so, there will be a Women’s Cursillo Retreat Weekend September 25-28th, 2014. Held at Madonna of Peace Renewal Center in Copperopolis. For more information, please call Irene Quismondo (209) 817-1673 or Irene Somera (209) 466-2617


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Fall Festival 2014
This year’s Fall Festival will be held Friday, October 3rd with the pasta dinner and talent show. Saturday, October 4th is great food, games, entertainment and a special event—more to be announced. Sunday, October 5th is our Community Mass, followed with more food and entertainment.
Fall Festival 2014 - October 3rd, 4th & 5th!

Have you got “Talent”? Sing, Dance, Comedy, Play an Instrument?
If you have a talent and like to be center stage join us at the Fall Festival for the second Annual “FATIMA’S GOT TALENT” and show us!
For more information contact: Helen Roddyhroddy@olfmodesto.com

Special Youth Ministry Event At The Fall Festival
Our Lady of Fatima is happy to announce that Paul J. Kim w ill be performing 2 concerts during our Fall Festival! Paul is a dynamic Catholic youth speaker/vocalist/beatboxer. He is a keynote speaker for Steubenville Youth Conferences throughout the country and has recently been featured through Lighthouse Catholic Media. Check out his website at www.pjkmusic.com  and watch the bulletin for more details to com about this exciting event!

Calling All Fall Festival Vendors
Applications are available in the Parish Center

St Mary’s Parish International Festival
Sunday, Sept. 28, 9:30 am Bilingual Mass—5:30 pm. 1225 Olive St., Oakdale www.stmarysoftheannunciation.catholicweb.com

St. Joseph's Catholic Church invites you to come celebrate our 44th Annual Parish Festival September 5-7, 2014. For more information call us at 209-551-4973 or visit us at www.stjmod.com. Located at 1813 Oakdale Rd. Modesto, CA 95355
Modesto Catholic Professional & Business Club
Speaker: Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, fifth Bishop of Stockton, former president of the California Catholic Conference and current Chair of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice, Peace and Human Development. Bishop Blaire was invited to be a member of the Colloquium on Revitalizing Catholic Engagement on Nuclear Disarmament sponsored by Notre Dame University, held at Stanford University. Today, Bishop Blaire will speak on Nuclear Disarmament from a Bishop's Perspective.
Networking: 7 AM,
Breakfast and Speaker: 7:15 AM at the Old Mill Café, 600 9th St.
Members: $15.00, non-members $20.00
RSVP at cpbcmodesto@gmail.com , at http://www.cpbc-modesto.org/ or Cathy (209) 968-8086
Do you want to be a better parish volunteer? Are you interested in learning more about your faith?
The Introduction to Theology for Ministry course will be offered in English at two locations beginning in September. This course provides those involved in ministry a basic adult study of the teachings of the Church. It is the theological segment of training for all specific ministry. The locations are: Sacred Heart Church, 1301 Cooper Ave, Turlock, CA, Tuesday Evenings 7pm—9:30 pm beginning September 9, Diocesan Ryan Center, 220 N San Joaquin St, Stockton, CA, Thursday evenings 7 pm-9:30 pm beginning September 4. Space is limited.
Where is there a Catholic Bible Study Course?
The Diocesan School of Ministry will begin a new Scripture Institute series Mondays beginning September 8 for 7 pm-9:30 pm at the Diocesan Ryan Center, 220 N San Joaquin St, Stockton. Contact the School of Ministry: (209) 546-7630.
Mass of Hope and Healing
Those who have lost a child prior to birth often grieve in silence. This service is an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the precious life of each child. All who have suffered loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion and family and friends who have been affected are invited to join us for a time of prayer and healing. Bilingual Mass
September 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
Holy Family Parish, 4212 Dale Rd., Modesto, CA 95356.
For more information, call Kim at 209/465-5433.

Religious Education Classes begin this week: September 6, 7, and 8

San Damiano Retreat Center
Do you ever feel the need to get away on retreat? San Damiano has many different retreats and programs which you may find spiritually uplifting, enlightening, educational and/or inspiring.
For information on upcoming retreats and programs, visit the website at http://sandamiano.org/ or call (925)

Lose weight and deepen your faith with Light Weigh Join us for an information meeting and sign up Tuesday, Sept. 16, 10:30 am at St Joseph Church—John Paul II building, room 8. Twelve week video course begins Sept. 30. Questions: call Mary 551-2921 or Ann 522-0697

Wednesday, Sept. 10th 6:30-9PM: Ruben Andujo will talk about "Self Talk". This insightful discussion will help you recognize if you are your own worst critic or best supporter.
Join us for TAP YOUR FAITH at the new Uno's Chicago Grill (3250 Dale Rd).

Monday, Sept. 15th: The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide, a 12-week DVD based peer support group launches in Modesto.
Saturday, November 15th: Join us for our Second Annual Adult Singles Day Retreat with featured Catholic speaker and author, Christine Watkins.
More information about these and other events can be found online at:www.adultsinglesministry.eventbrite.com or call/text Don at 480-217-3541 More information about these and our other events can be seen at www.adultsinglesministry.eventbrite.com or call/text Don at 480-217-3541

22nd Sunday In Ordinary Time
August 31, 2014
Be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and pleasing and perfect.
— Romans 12:2

Mark Your Calendars…...Youth Group Is Back!
Beginning September 7th; High School Youth Group will meet Sunday afternoons from
1:30-3pm in the New Hall!





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Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
Our Lady of Fatima’s 8th Grade class will have their ANNUAL OMELET BREAK- FAST fundraiser on Sunday, October 19 from 8 am—12 pm. Tickets are $10 and will be available soon.
Support an 8th Grader today!!

We have an ongoing need for pancake mix and syrup, oatmeal, Hamburger/ Tuna Helper, canned meals, canned vegetables and fruits, and boxed side dishes.

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Parish Information

Mass Schedule

Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:30 pm Spanish
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

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
8 am, 10 am and 6 pm English
12:00 Noon Spanish
3:30 pm Vietnamese (first Sundays only)
Daily Mass

8:00 am (Monday-Saturday) English

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