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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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All are invited to celebrate the coming Feast of Christ’s birth, and gather together at St. Luke’s Christmas Potluck Dinner, on December 14, Saturday, at 6:00 p.m. in the church community center. Come bring your favorite dish. This event is spearheaded by the Knights of Columbus. "You are to call a meeting of the church—and the power of the Lord Jesus will be with you as you meet." (1 Corinthians 5:4)

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Thank You, Fr. Kieran!!

Posted on November 13, 2019 in: General News

With heartfelt gratitude, we give tribute to our dear Fr. Kieran for all his selfless and dedicated service to St. Luke.  All are invited to express our thanks to Fr. Kieran as he celebrates his final Mass at St. Luke on December 8th, Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. An Appreciation Fellowship follows immediately in the church community center.  Thank you, Fr. Kieran!  We will miss you! Please read Fr. Kieran's message: Dear Parishioners of St. Luke's: Since my health is not so good and gradually getting worse, I have decided to stop presiding at Masses. I am grateful for the warm welcome and c...

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Be Christ’s hands and help feed our brethren in need.  Please meet in the St. Luke Kitchen on November 24 at 8:00 a.m. and help prepare sandwiches which will be delivered to the Samaritan House in San Mateo. Contact Peg Culver at 650.349.1408 "Then I, the King, shall say to those at my right, ‘Come, blessed of my Father, into the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world. For I was hungry and you fed me.'" (Matthew 25:34-35)

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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 Sunday, November 24, 2019.  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 t...

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THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE SAINT VINCENT De PAUL SOCIETY PANTRY AT ST. LUKE Our Saint Vincent de Paul Conference here at St. Luke is spearheading a Thanksgiving Food Drive from the weekend of November 9/10 through the weekend of November 30th/December 1st. Your assistance in providing non-perishable food for their pantry is appreciated. You may drop off your donations in the bins placed in the church community center. On behalf of the less fortunate families in our community, we thank you for your generosity. Following are the items for donation: Canned fruit, Canned vegetables, Canned meat, Canned tuna...

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NEXT WEEKEND,  November 16/17, there will be a special collection for the Saint Patrick Seminary.  Your boundless help will open the doors of heaven and help young men fulfill God’s call to serve the Church as religious priests and proclaim God’s message of saving love to all.  Please be as generous as you are inspired to give, so that our future generations will continue to experience God’s wondrous blessings from the hands of His anointed priests who are ready to sacrifice their lives for the honor and glory of our loving God.  Your invaluable support is greatly appreciated.&nbs...

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Come and spend time with the Lord this coming Advent season.  Allow Him to prepare your heart for the Feast of His Birth.  St. Luke will have a Parish Advent Retreat on December 7, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with Fr. Peter Tieng as Retreat Master. All are welcome to attend this retreat, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.  Attendance sign-up sheets are available in the church community center. "For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, ...

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The Women’s Bible Study Group is offering 3 sessions in preparation for the Advent season.  With Dr. Ellen Six as presenter, we will examine the stories of Zechariah and Elizabeth and Joseph and Mary.  We will look at how they said YES to God and we will have the opportunity to see how we are preparing for the coming of Christ. Dates: Thursdays—Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 Time: 10:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Place: St. Luke’s Church Meeting Room (Room 4) All women are welcome. Contact Mary Ann Fitzgerald: phone (650) 759-3912 or rmafitz@sbcglobal.net "Prepare the way f...

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