The Stations of the Cross Around the World with Catholic Relief Services: Station 4 Jesus meets His mother.
In India, mothers and their infants often do not receive the medical care and adequate nutrition they need for healthy growth and development. CRS is working with local health care workers in India to ensure that mothers and their children receive healthy foods, vitamins and proper immunizations.
Catholic Social Teaching: Option for the Poor.
As a community of faith, we have the obligation to reach out to those most in need. The Gospel specifically calls us to take action on behalf of the most vulnerable members of society. – Courtesy of Catholic Relief Services, http://tinyurl.com/Stations2012
|Volunteers for the Livermore Homeless Refuge|
Your generous donations have been immediately put to use to serve the homeless of Livermore. The Refuge has been open over 100 nights since last November, giving our homeless a safe and warm place to sleep, a helping hand, a face of Jesus. Thanks to the volunteers and supporters from St. Michael and faith based groups of Livermore. To donate or volunteer, please call Bob and Donna McKenzie, 925-443-7389 or 925-895-4167.
Lenten Contemplation: Poems for Prayer and Pondering.
JustFaith ministries has a powerful aid for your private devotions entitled “Lenten Poetry Companion”, including tips for praying with poetry and space for journaling. Online at: http://justfaith.org/GradNet/LentenPoetry.pdf
Fr. Greg Boyle, Christ the King Parish, 6-9pm, March 9th.
You are invited to a special Lenten event with Fr. Greg Boyle, author of Tattoos on the Heart. 6:00 pm – Soup Supper in Parish Hall. 7:30 – 9:00 pm – Fr. Greg’s Talk and Book Signing. RSVP by Monday, March 5, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Would you like to pursue a social justice project?
The St. Michael Parish Social Concerns Ministry would like to help you to help others! Call Joanne, 443-1422.
The LORD does righteous deeds, brings justice to all the oppressed. – Psalm 103