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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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