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St. Luke Christmas Giving Tree

Posted on November 29, 2018 in: General News

Let us bring the hope and love of the Infant Savior to those in need!  As we approach Christmas, we invite everyone to once again share with our needy brethren your blessings from God, through our annual “CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE,”  This year, our Giving Tree supports the Catholic Worker House charity drive, the poor & homeless families (Queen of Peace Shelter) and hospice men (Gift of Love Home).  Simply take an ornament (or more if you are able) to help grant a needy brethren’s wish.  The Giving Tree will be in place throughout the Advent Season.  Please put your UNWRAPPE...

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December 8th, Saturday, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and is a Holy Day of Obligation. St. Luke Holy Day of Obligation Mass Schedule December 7, Friday Vigil Mass at 6:00PM December 8, Saturday Mass at 8:30AM only It has been clarified by the USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops) that "when consecutive obligations occur on Saturday-Sunday or Sunday-Monday, the faithful must attend Mass twice to fulfill two separate obligations." Therefore, the people are to attend one Mass for the Immaculate Conception (from Friday evening up to 4:00 pm on Saturday the 8th), and a Mass for the cele...

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On behalf of Fr. Jonathan and St. Luke Parish, the Knights of Columbus are organizing a Christmas Potluck Dinner on Dec.15th, after the 5:00 p.m. Mass. Bring your favorite seasonal dish, some Christmas cheer, and heartwarming presence for a festive evening. Sign-up sheets will be available in the Community Center after all weekend Holy Masses. Please sign up with your name, number of members attending and a choice of your dish (appetizer/entrée/dessert). "The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior ...

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Altar Servers Sign-up

Posted on November 24, 2018 in: General News

Starting December 1st, there will be a sign-up for those who wish to commit as Altar Servers during the weekend Holy Masses.  The parents can sign up on behalf of their children. "God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them." (Hebrews 6:10)  

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Prepare for the coming feast of our Lord's birth...All are invited to the Simbang Gabi Commissioning Mass on December 5, Wednesday, 7:30PM at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco.  Our St. Luke’s parish-sponsored Simbang Gabi Mass is on December 20th, Thursday, at 7:00PM, and will be celebrated here at St. Luke Church. For more details, click here for Simbang Gabi 2018 Schedule. "Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when ...

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Let us bring the hope and love of the Infant Savior to those in need!  As we approach Christmas, we invite everyone to once again share with our needy brethren your blessings from God, through our annual “CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE,” which we will launch on November 25th, 2018, Sunday. This year, our Giving Tree supports the Catholic Worker House charity drive, the poor & homeless families (Queen of Peace Shelter) and hospice men (Gift of Love Home).  Simply take an ornament (or more if you are able) to help grant a needy brethren’s wish.  The Giving Tree will be in place throughout the A...

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Thanksgiving (November 22, 2018)

Posted on November 16, 2018 in: General News

Our Lord fill our Hearts with Thanks AND Giving All throughout the year, we celebrate the Eucharist each day.  Eucharist means THANKSGIVING. On this Thanksgiving Day, God calls us to gather at His Eucharistic table and offer Him thanks for all the blessings He has bestowed upon us.  On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 our St. Luke Holy Mass is at 9:00a.m. and there will be no Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. NOTE: Offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Offices will reopen for regular service hours on Monday, November 26th. A meaningful an...

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St. Luke's Youth Ministry C.H.Y.L.L. (Christ Helping Youth Love Life) invites all high school teens to Search: An Advent Retreat, next Sunday, December 2nd.  There will be inspiring talks from Culture Project and Echoes of Worth, fun fellowship and most importantly, time with Jesus during Eucharistic Adoration.  This will be a meaningful way for teens to begin the Advent Season.  When: Sunday, 12/2 from 2:00 pm - 8:00 p.m. Where: St. Luke Catholic Church, Foster City Dinner & Snacks provided. Cost is Free. Goodwill Donations accepted. Youth Ministers, for more information &am...

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Help "Keep Christ in Christmas" by sending religious cards—a message participating in the New Evangelization from you!  Religious Christmas Cards are on display after Liturgies on Sunday, by the Knights of Columbus.  View these cards in advance at http://www.Christischristmas.com Knights of Columbus representatives will also be accepting applications from prospective members after the Liturgies. "But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of r...

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Support CHYLL Youth Ministry's Bake Sale next weekend. Donate your favorite home-baked goods OR simply stop by the CHYLL table after the Sunday, November 18th, 9:00AM, 10:30AM or 5:00PM Holy Masses to purchase delicious treats.  Proceeds from the sale will help CHYLL ship the Operation Christmas Child boxes of gifts to needy children in Latin America & Africa. "And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward." (Matthew 10:42)

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"Operation Christmas Child"

Posted on November 03, 2018 in: General News

“Operation Christmas Child” donations will be collected until November 7th at the Office of Religious Education. The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox Gift Begins with You and Results in Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication. Click link for further details. http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

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