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Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 & 21 we celebrate Catechetical Sunday. This year’s theme is “Teaching about God’s Gift of Forgiveness”.
Please pray for our catechists.

Our Lady Of Fatima Seniors’ Club
The OLF Seniors will meet on Sept. 18th for our Annual Picnic in the Park. We’ll be at Graceda Park. Please wear your name tag.

The training session for “EDGE” volunteers is Saturday, Sept 20 from 10 am—noon in the Parish Office. If you are committed to helping or even if you are still unsure about volunteering please come and learn more about this ministry. Drinks and snacks will be provided.
Any questions about Youth Ministry please call Katie Steffanic 524-7421

Women’s Silent Retreat
St. Clare’s Retreat Center, Sept. 12-14
Topic: Sanctity for the Laity.
Retreat Master: Fr. Serge Probst
Cost: $140 includes meals and lodging. There are a few spaces left. Call Maureen Munroe (209) 521– 7869

St Frances of Rome Multicultural Parish Festival
Sunday, Sept. 21, 10:00 am—9:00 pm
2827 Topeka St, Riverbank

St Mary’s Parish International Festival
Sunday, Sept. 28, 9:30 am. Bilingual Mass—5:30 pm. 1225 Olive St., Oakdale.


Women’s English Cursillo Retreat Weekend
Do you feel God is calling you to a deeper relationship with Him? If so, there will be a Women’s Cursillo Retreat Weekend September 25-28th, 2014. Held at Madonna of Peace Renewal Center in Copperopolis.
For more information, please call Irene Quismondo (209) 817-1673 or Irene Somera (209) 466-2617


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Fall Festival 2014 - October 3rd, 4th, & 5th!
This year’s Fall Festival will be held Friday, October 3rd with the pasta dinner and talent show. Saturday, October 4th is great food, games, entertainment and a special event—more to be announced. Sunday, October 5th is our Community Mass, followed with more food and entertainment.

Have you got “Talent”?
Sing, Dance, Comedy,
Play an Instrument?

If you have a talent and like to be center stage join us at the Fall Festival for the second Annual “FATIMA’S GOT TALENT” and show us! For more information contact: Helen Roddyhroddy@olfmodesto.com

Deadline for application is Sunday, September 21st.
Talent Show Rules

Special Youth Ministry Event At The Fall Festival
Our Lady of Fatima is happy to announce that Paul J. Kim will be performing 2 concerts during our Fall Festival! Paul is a dynamic Catholic youth speaker/vocalist/beatboxer. He is a keynote speaker for Steubenville Youth Conferences throughout the country and has recently been featured through Lighthouse Catholic Media. Check out his website at www.pjkmusic.com  and watch the bulletin for more details to com about this exciting event!

Calling All Fall Festival Vendors
Applications are available in the Parish Center
Deadline for submission is September 28th.
Download application

Make a Joyful Noise!
Cherub Choir: grades 1 & 2 rehearses Wednesdays form 2:45 to 3:15 pm and sings once a quarter.
Jr. Parish Choir: grades 3 through 8 rehearses Wednesdays 3:15 to 4 pm and sings once a month.
Parish Choir: ages 13 through 100 rehearses Thurs- days 7:30 to 9 pm and sings weekly .
ALL CHOIRS ARE OPEN TO ANYONE in the appropriate age groups.
Mass of Hope and Healing
Those who have lost a child prior to birth often grieve in silence. This service is an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the precious life of each child. All who have suffered loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion and family and friends who have been affected are invited to join us for a time of prayer
and healing. Bilingual Mass
September 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
Holy Family Parish, 4212 Dale Rd., Modesto, CA 95356.
For more information, call Kim at 209/465-5433.

Religious Education
Final Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be accepted for available classes on Sunday, September 21st from 9am-12pm in the New Hall.
Please be prepared to pay 2014-2015 registration fees and any unpaid balances at time of registration. No registration will be accepted without a baptismal certificate. Sorry, our Confirmation classes are full. Our fees are:
Per Family Reg. $60
(Out of Parish reg.) $75
Book/Materials $ 25 per Child
Sacramental Prep. $20 per Child

Stockton Catholic Engaged EnCounter Ministry Social
Whether you have attended an Engaged Encounter weekend and want to re-connect or you are looking for a wonderful Catholic ministry to serve in as a couple, come join us at our fun filled social!
Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM
12001 S. Hwy 99, Manteca, CA
RSVP Required: Babowal@StocktonEE.org or 209-505-9005

Marriage Encounters & Workshops
Worldwide Marriage Encounter Married Couples.
- Stockton Engaged Encounter.
- You Can Help Your Marriage.
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The 2014-2015 Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center schedule has been published. The theme for this retreat season is "Living the Joy of the Gospel."
The Men's retreat will be on Oct 3-5, 2014 and the Women's retreat will be on March 6-8, 2015. We invite you to take some time for yourself to experience a Passionist Retreat that will speak to you regardless of where you are in life. For those of you who have not been on a retreat, this close-to-home beautiful retreat center is a great place to start. Please reserve your spot today by calling Carol Forrest at 916-725-472 Ext 314. You can also register online at http://christthekingretreatcenter.org
Wednesday, Sept. 10th 6:30-9PM: Ruben Andujo will talk about "Self Talk". This insightful discussion will help you recognize if you are your own worst critic or best supporter.
Join us for TAP YOUR FAITH at the new Uno's Chicago Grill (3250 Dale Rd).

Monday, Sept. 15th: The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide, a 12-week DVD based peer support group launches in Modesto.
Saturday, November 15th: Join us for our Second Annual Adult Singles Day Retreat with featured Catholic speaker and author, Christine Watkins.
More information about these and other events can be found online at:www.adultsinglesministry.eventbrite.com or call/text Don at 480-217-3541 More information about these and our other events can be seen at www.adultsinglesministry.eventbrite.com or call/text Don at 480-217-3541

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
September 14, 2014
Christ Jesus emptied himself, taking the form of a slave,
coming in human likeness.
— Philippians 2:7

Mark Your Calendars…
Youth Group Is Back!!!

High School Youth Group
Meets Sunday afternoons from
1:30-3pm in the New Hall!

Junior High Youth Group

Saturday, Sept. 27 6:15—7:30 pm Join us as we  begin the season with PIZZA & SODA and other fun stuff!





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Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
Our Lady of Fatima’s 8th Grade class will have their ANNUAL OMELET BREAK- FAST fundraiser on Sunday, October 19 from 8 am—12 pm. Tickets are $10 and will be available soon.
Support an 8th Grader today!!

Our parish school students Christmas Wrap fundraiser runs Friday September 12 through September 30. Simply go to www.charlestonwrap.com click on Shop Now in top right of page. Please enter our school’s four digit ID 8797 in the “School Credit Only” secƟon and the school will earn credit from your purchases. All items purchased will ship directly to you and there is free shipping on all orders over $75. You can even support the school year-round aŌer the sale is over by simply using the four digit school ID of 8797. Thank you on behalf of all the students!

We have an ongoing need for pancake mix and syrup, oatmeal, Hamburger/ Tuna Helper, canned meals, canned vegetables and fruits, and boxed side dishes.


Parish Information

Mass Schedule

Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:30 pm Spanish
Holy Days

7:30 pm Vietnamese Vigil
8:00 am, 9:00 am (school)
12:15 pm English
6:00 pm English
7:30 pm Spanish
Sacrament of Penance
Saturdays  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday-Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Parish Office: 524-7421
School Office: 524-4170
Email: school@olfmodesto.com
Religious Education: 491-3462
RCIA: 491-3468
Youth Ministry: 524-7421

Saturday Anticipated Mass
5:00 pm English
6:30 pm Spanish
8 am, 10 am and 6 pm English
12:00 Noon Spanish
3:30 pm Vietnamese (first Sundays only)
Daily Mass

8:00 am (Monday-Saturday) English

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