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Ash Wednesday (February 26, 2020)

Posted on February 19, 2020 in: General News

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. Our ASH WEDNESDAY MASSES are at 8:30am, 12:10pm, 5:30pm and 7:00pm As part of our Mass liturgies, we will be signed on our foreheads with ashes, reminding us of the new church liturgical season, giving us hope for a new heart and a new life as disciples of Jesus Christ.  LENTEN REGULATIONS: ABSTINENCE: Everyone fourteen (14) years of age and older is bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday FAST: Every one eighteen (18) years of age and older but under the age of sixty (60) is also bound to fast on As...

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Our Lord is waiting for you in the confessional. The light of His reconciling love is on during Thursdays of Lent, from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. in the St. Luke Church Reconciliation Room. "In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace." (Ephesians 1:7)  

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Stations of the Cross

Posted on February 19, 2020 in: General News

Join us every Friday evening during Lent to pray and meditate on the Stationsof the Cross, beginning at 7:00p.m. in the main church.   "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." (John 15:13)

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      Registration is open for the March 7-8 Hope and Healing after Abortion Women’s Retreat, which will be held here in the SF Bay Area.  The retreat will be led by Fr. Vito Perrone, Contemplative of St. Joseph, with the Daughters of Carmel, at a confidential location. Donation of $50 is suggested, but can be waived. For more information, phone 415-614 5567  or email projectrachel@sfarch.org, or register online at sfarchdiocese.org/rachel, where you can view a powerful new one-minute video testimony by Georgette Forney, co-founder of the Silent No More awareness campaign. &ldquo...

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      Registration is open for the March 7-8 Hope and Healing after Abortion Women’s Retreat, which will be held here in the SF Bay Area.  The retreat will be led by Fr. Vito Perrone, Contemplative of St. Joseph, with the Daughters of Carmel, at a confidential location. Donation of $50 is suggested, but can be waived. For more information, phone 415-614 5567  or email projectrachel@sfarch.org, or register online at sfarchdiocese.org/rachel, where you can view a powerful new one-minute video testimony by Georgette Forney, co-founder of the Silent No More awareness campaign. &ldquo...

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      Registration is open for the March 7-8 Hope and Healing after Abortion Women’s Retreat, which will be held here in the SF Bay Area.  The retreat will be led by Fr. Vito Perrone, Contemplative of St. Joseph, with the Daughters of Carmel, at a confidential location. Donation of $50 is suggested, but can be waived. For more information, phone 415-614 5567  or email projectrachel@sfarch.org, or register online at sfarchdiocese.org/rachel, where you can view a powerful new one-minute video testimony by Georgette Forney, co-founder of the Silent No More awareness campaign. &ldquo...

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Women's Retreat (January 2021)

Posted on February 19, 2020 in: General News

Deepen your spiritual life and have fun doing it!  An interactive retreat for women of all ages provides an opportunity to learn, to share ideas and your own experiences, under the direction of knowledgeable presenters. It includes presentations, small group discussions (with an abundance of inter-generational wisdom), artistic expressions, opportunity for private reflection if desired, and games! It is enriching, elevating, and entertaining all in one retreat!   The St. Luke Women’s Retreat has been held annually for 40+ years. The 2021 retreat will be held at Vallombrosa in Menlo Park Friday Ja...

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Health Tips

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: General News

 Know the facts. Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people.  Take everyday actions to stay healthy.  Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or into your sleeve if you do not have a tissue available. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.  Wash your hands thoroughly and often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread that way.  Stay home if you get sick. CDC recommends that you stay home from work or school and l...

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THE CHURCH'S LITURGICAL RESPONSE TO INFLUENZA Throughout the years, the USCCB Secretariat of Divine Worship has addressed the liturgical implications of the transmission of pathogens on numerous occasions. With the flu season now taking place in the United States, we offer the following brief reflections on influenza and the liturgy. Continuously updated information on influenza is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at www.CDC.gov/flu... In previous years, what has the Church done in localities where the outbreak of Influenza is most significant? In those localities ...

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Liturgy and Illness

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: General News

Please be aware that the obligation to attend Sunday Mass does not apply to those who are ill, especially those who suffer from contagious disease. It is a sign of consideration for others that those with flu-like symptoms remain at home. For the convenience of those who are homebound, or unable to attend Mass because of illness or infirmity, Mass is broadcast each Sunday morning at 6:00 AM on Channels 8, 20 (Comcast), KTSF 26 as well as on EWTN. Jesus said, "I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the br...

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During this cold and flu season, and especially due to the coronavirus epidemic, all parishioners are reminded of the following: Those who are ill are not obliged to attend mass and should stay home to recover. We also ask that those who are not well refrain from offering your hand to others at the sign of peace. In line with preventive measures, we are suspending Holy Communion from the communal chalice. Also, please receive the Communion Host from the hand and not on the tongue.  We pray to our Lord for the protection of all and the health and recovery of all who are ill. "But [Jesus] was wounded for our tra...

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Crab Feed Volunteers Needed

Posted on February 04, 2020 in: General News

Our St. Luke Crab Feed Committee is looking for volunteers who can serve and help make our March 7th St. Luke Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser a success. For those who are interested, there willl be signup sheets in the community center.  For more information, please contact the parish office at (650) 345-66-60 or John Bernat at (650) 678-5840. "...serve [the Lord] faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you." (1 Samuel 12:24)

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Moving Through the Loss of A Loved One Monday evenings beginning Monday, February 3, 2020 (runs 8 consecutive weeks) 7:00 pm in the Parish Center of St. Pius Church, Redwood City A focused support group being offered by the St. Pius Grief Ministry. This session is intended for those who would like to participate in a support group focused on progressing through their personal grief journey.  For more information or to register, please contact Grief Ministry at (650) 361-0655 or griefministry@pius.org. Walk ins are welcome. "He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death...

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St. Luke Chapel Schedule

Posted on November 13, 2019 in: General News

With the Daylight Saving Time, the Chapel will be closed at 6:00 p.m.starting Monday, November 18, 2019.  7:00 p.m. is already very dark and cold.  However, the Benediction on Thursday and 1st Friday will still be at 7:00 p.m. "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18)  

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Prayers for the Sick

Posted on April 26, 2018 in: General News

We are updating our list of sick parishioners to be included in our Bulletin and Sunday Mass prayer intentions. If you have sick relatives whom you want us to include in our prayers, please call or email our Parish Office. Their names will be in our list for 4 weeks.  If you want us to continue praying for them, please notify the office.  Otherwise, their names will be deleted. "He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away." ~ Revelations 21:4

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