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Giving Opportunities

Coats & Jeans for the Cause Collection October 21-22 - Share the Warmth by donating gently used and clean coats, jackets, sweaters and sweatshirts.  These outerwear items are very useful for those spending cold winter nights outdoors.  Last year more than 1,000 items were donated to nine different shelters and service agencies serving the homeless.  We will have carts at the church doors for all donated items before and after every mass.

Packing Party - October 21-22 Following all Masses in the Patio - Join us after Mass in  the patio. Loaves and Fishes Ministry will be packing gently used women’s handbags/purses with items specifically needed by homeless women. For details, please call Rosemarie or Carl (818)889-3242 

Sandwich Ministry - Join us once a month to make sandwiches for children and homeless teens in Los Angeles and senior residents at Many Mansions in Thousand Oaks.  It's fun and a great way to give back to the community. We meet on a designated Monday each month at 10 am in the parish hall. Schedule: Oct 23. Read more

Feast of St. Jude the Apostle Oct 28th

We will be celebrating The Feast of St. Jude the Apostle, Our Patron Saint, at all Weekend Masses:

  • Saturday, October 28th at 5 pm
  • Sunday, October 29th at 8 am, 10 am, Noon, and 5 pm

Learn more about the Patron Saint of Desperate causes, desperate situations, lost causes Click Here

Donate Online

Donating online is easy with St. Jude’s online giving system, WeShare.  Donate today using your debit, credit card, checking or savings account. With WeShare you can make a one-time or recurring donation to a Collection of your choice.  Click here for a complete list of Collections or choose one of the following:

Gift Shop and Online Store

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

Office Hours and Mass Times

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 9-5 pm
Friday 9-4 pm
Closed for Lunch 12-30-1:30 pm
Sunday 7:30 - Noon

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

Weekly Bulletin


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Coffee & Donuts on the Patio

Join us for Coffee & Donuts on the patio following the 8am & 10am Masses.  Volunteers Needed! Donuts are provided by the church all you do is brew coffee and set the table... It’s easy! Help us keep this St. Jude tradition going. Click here to signup

October Pope Video

Angelus News

Don't sacrifice justice and family for efficiency, Pope tells business leaders

Pope Francis met Friday with leaders in business and civil society, telling them not to get carried away by wealth and the demands of the global market, but rather to promote justice by eliminating the root causes of inequality.

“We must ask the market not only to be efficient in the production of wealth and in the assurance of sustainable growth, but also to be at the service of integral human development,” the Pope said Oct. 20. “We cannot sacrifice on the altar of efficiency – the 'golden calf' of our times – fundamental values such as democracy, justice, freedom, the family, and creation,” he said, explaining that instead, “we must seek to 'civilize the market' with a view to an ethic friendly to man and his environment.”

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Language that speaks at the level of the soul

Thirty years ago, the American educator Allan Bloom wrote a book entitled “The Closing of the American Mind.” This was his thesis: In our secularized world today, our language is becoming ever-more empirical, one-dimensional and devoid of depth, and this is closing our minds by stripping us of the deeper meanings inside our own experience. For Bloom, how we name an experience determines to a large extent its meaning.

Twenty years earlier, in the rather provocative essay “The Triumph of the Therapeutic,” Philip Rieff had already suggested something similar. For Rieff, we live our lives under a certain “symbolic hedge” — namely, a language and set of symbols within which we interpret our experience. And that hedge can be high or low and, consequently so, too, will be the meaning we derive from any experience. Experience can be rich or shallow, depending on the language by which we interpret it.

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Jackie Chan stars in dark, joyless film ‘The Foreigner’

There are few career transitions that are more public than those undertaken by movie stars. Time inevitably forces child actors into adult roles, or forces once young performers to deal with the passage into middle age and beyond on an incredibly public scale, magnified on the giant screens of multiplexes worldwide.

Sadly, age has even affected Jackie Chan, one of the most giddily joyful performers ever to grace the silver screen. For the past 40 years, he has used a combination of comedy and amazing stunt work to achieve superstardom, but he’s been largely missing from American theaters since “Rush Hour 3” in 2007.

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Vatican News

Pope promises to send special message to FAO meeting in Ethiopia

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis marked World Food Day this week with a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) where he called on world leaders and policymakers to work for a concrete, practical consensus to prevent the most tragic effects of climate change hitting the weakest and most defenseless.

“We need to change our lifestyles, the use of resources, production and consumption patterns,” the Pope said, and he decried what he described as the “negligence” that is damaging the “delicate balances of the ecosystems” and the “arrogance of manipulating and controlling” the planet.

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World Methodist Council: dialogue must reach local level

(Vatican Radio) Methodist and Catholic theologians are meeting just outside Rome this week, marking the 50th anniversary of the first ecumenical dialogue group following the Second Vatican Council. That first session of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission was held in the hill town of Ariccia in October 1967.

Pope Francis met with members of the current Commission on Thursday, together with leaders of the World Methodist Council, saying that half a century of dialogue has set us free from estrangement and suspicion and helped us to recognize each other as brothers and sisters in Christ.

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Pope meets students, staff of “Institution des Chartreux”‎

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Thursday urged students of a French Catholic School to watch out against the lure and slavery of money, and train themselves to be promoters and defenders of equality and justice in the world. 

Some 80 students and staff of Institution des Chartreux of Lyons, in Rome as part of their semester, met the Pope in the Vatican.  Known commonly as Les Chartreux, the private school is managed by the Carthusians. 

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Crux Now

‘Civilize the market’ for common good, care of creation, pope says

Pope Francis said on Friday that in societies where profit is allowed to be the only concern, "democracy tends to become a plutocracy, where inequality and the exploitation of the planet grows." The pontiff said political action "must be placed truly at the service of the human person, the common good and respect for nature."

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Myanmar cardinal: ‘The pope will come to heal the wounds of the country’

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon said Pope Francis will likely “encourage good steps” during his upcoming visit to Myanmar, and said that “as a Church, we want to affirm the intensity of human suffering” experienced by the Rohingya because “this problem has been there for last 60 years, and most intensely since 1982, when an unjust citizenship law passed.”

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Pope urges Christians to think about what they say in the Our Father

The Italian bishops' television station, TV2000, will begin airing a nine-part series Oct. 25 featuring Pope Francis's conversation with Father Marco Pozza, an Italian prison chaplain and theologian. A long trailer for the program was released Oct. 18. In addition to the television program, the conversation will be published as a book, which will be released in Italian in late November.

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