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Office Hours and Mass Times

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 9-5 pm
Friday 9-4 pm
Sunday 7:30 - Noon

The Pastoral Office will be closed:
September 5-Labor Day

MASS TIMES
Saturday Vigil 5pm
Sunday Mass 8am, 10am, Noon, 5pm
Weekday Mass Monday - Friday 12:05pm
Reconciliation Saturday Evening 3:45-4:30pm

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Vatican News

Pope Francis: Angelus catechesis on humility, generosity

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis prayed the Angelus with the faithful in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, the final Sunday in the month of August and the twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. In remarks to the pilgrims and tourists gathered in the Square ahead of the traditional prayer of Marian devotion, Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel reading of the day, taken from the Gospel according to St. Luke (14:1, 7-14), in which Jesus dines as the guest of a leading Pharisee, and teaches a hard truth about pride and the Kingdom of God and issues a challenge to all present to focus their thoughts and order their actions to the promise of the Resurrection.

As often happens, Jesus taught the Gospel lesson through parables, the first of which regarded the behavior of guests at a banquet:

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Pope Francis heralds upcoming Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis called attention on Sunday to the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to be celebrated this coming Thursday, September 1st. A major global ecumenical stewardship initiative, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation began in 1989 under the leadership of the Orthodox Church.

Pope Francis established the Day for the Catholic Church by a letter dated August 6th, 2015, and addressed to Cardinals Peter Turkson and Kurt Koch, respectively the President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.

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Pope Francis: Angelus appeal for quake victims in central Italy

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to the people of the quake-damaged border area in central Italy where the regions of Latium, Umbria and the Marches meet, renewing his appeal for prayerful and concrete solidarity, and expressing the desire to visit the stricken places as soon as possible.

Addressing the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square following the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis said, “Dear Brothers and Sisters, I wish to renew my spiritual closeness to the inhabitants of Latium, the Marches and Umbria, hard hit by the earthquake in these past days.”

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Faith Formation Classes Begin in September

St. Jude’s Faith Formation is dedicated to supporting the faith journey of all our parishioners.  We are committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Catholic tradition through knowledge of the faith, Sacramental Preparation,  liturgical celebrations, prayer, involvement in parish life and outreach.  We provide formal education for youth until they are confirmed as well as a range of opportunities for adults in order to support the lifelong process of growing closer to God. Click on a title for a full description:

Bible 101

Have you considered joining a Bible Study, but keep coming up with an excuse like?

  • I don’t own a Bible
  • I could never quote Chapter and Verse like my Protestant friends.
  • The Bible uses images that don’t relate to our time and culture.

Father Jim Stehly and Tim Harmon will facilitate this “Introduction to the Bible” class on Tuesday evenings, beginning September 13th at 7pm in room 3 of the hall.  In four, one hour sessions, you will receive useful tips for reading and understanding the Bible.  This class is for both beginners and experienced Bible students.

Volunteer Opportunity

Do you want volunteer hours and/or would you like to help St Jude Church and St Jude School with a fundraiser?  We need help sorting and selling books for The St Jude Country Time Faire starting September 12th from 10am to noon weekdays until October 21st, and most of the day on Oct 22 and Oct 23.

Click Here to signup to help sorting or selling books at the Book Fair at the St Jude Country Time Faire.

If you want to help sort books, please come to our meeting on Sept 12th at 9:00am at the St Jude Church Hall Stage.

If you have any questions, please contact Jan Campanile jcampy@earthlink.net , Cathy Elmore cathyelmore285@gmail.com  or Margaret Hodgson (818) 889-6034

The 1st Annual Catholic Night at Dodger Stadium

The St. Jude Pastoral Office, Knights of Columbus and Men's Club have collectively purchased group tickets to "The 1st Annual Catholic Night at Dodger Stadium"  Click here to view flyer

Limited tickets available, please contact Barbara Farmer, Parish Business Manager, at (818) 889-1279 or email barbara@saintjudetheapostle.org .  Tickets are $28 each and will also available following all Masses on Aug 20th and 27th.  Go Dodgers!

The 45th Annual SCRC Catholic Renewal Convention

The 45th Annual SCRC Catholic Renewal Convention will take place over Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 4, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. 
This year’s theme is: 
“Merciful and Gracious is the Lord”. 

Over 50 Catholic Speakers & 70 Presentations! Spiritually enriching for all ages! Click here for more information

Holy Year of Mercy Resources

Pope Francis invites us to think about mercy anew as the "act by which God comes to meet us" but also mercy as the "fundamental law that dwells in the heart of every person who looks sincerely into the eyes of his brothers and sisters on the path of life"..   Read More

 

Monitor the Online Footprint of Your Student-A FREE Tool

Footprint Friday: A Free Tool to Monitor the Online Footprint of Your Student. This tool helps parents monitor their student's social media presence every Friday in less than 5 minutes. Read more.

Archdiocese of Los Angeles's Bequest Language

An excellent way for you to support Archdiocese of Los Angeles's parishes, schools and ministries is to leave us a bequest in your will, living trust or with a codicil. One significant benefit of making a gift by bequest is that it allows you to continue to use the property you will leave to charity during your life. Another benefit is that you are able to leave a lasting legacy. Read More

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