OUR LADY OF FATIMA PARISH
505 W. Granger Ave., Modesto, CA 95350
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WANTED!
Seniors (50+). Come join the OLF Seniors Club. Dues are just $10.00 a year. We meet in the church hall every 3rd Thursday for lunch ($7.00).
Our next meeting will be November 20th—Hope to see you there!

There Are Many Propositions On The November Ballot!
The California Catholic Bishops have taken a position in favor of Proposition 47, The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. The initiative has wide reaching impact both fiscally and socially. The prison system in California and the nation is broken and does not address the root cause of serious crime. Learn more at www.cacatholic.org.

Do you have your tickets yet for the Matthew Kelly event “Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose”, Saturday, December 6, 9:00 am—1:30 pm at St. Stanislaus? We have tickets available here. Call Cathy or Vicki 524-7421 in the Parish Office to get yours. Tickets are $39.00

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

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter Married Couples.
- Stockton Engaged Encounter.
- You Can Help Your Marriage.
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THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
To everyone who worked so hard to make this year’s Festival a success. Thank you to all parishioners and friends who came to have fun and enjoy the festival. Our parish is blessed!

November 1 All Saints Day Solemnity
Parish Advancement Plan Meeting

• Mass 9:00 am in the Gym. (8:00 am Mass in the Church is canceled) Not a day of obligation
• The names of those parishioners who have died this past year will be announced to honor their memory.
• Refreshments to follow Mass.
• Parish Advancement Plan meeting 10:00 am to 11:30 am.
Come get involved in your parish. Help set the goals and develop a 5 Year Plan. We need everyone.

ALL SOULS DAY
Daylight Savings Time
ends at 2:00am November 2nd

Don’t forget to turn your clocks back Saturday night.

BISHOP’S DINNER FOR THE SEMINARIANS
November 15, 2014

Featuring honored guests, The Most Reverend Bishop Stephen E. Blaire & the Seminarians Our Lady of Fatima Gymnasium
505 West Granger Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.
5:00 p.m. Silent Auction Review
5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and silent auction
7:00 p.m. Dinner - 10:00 p.m. Dancing
Tickets: $50 for Adult; $30 of Child (12 years old and below)
For tickets and sponsorship, contact Miller B. Go at (209) 404-4204
Tickets are available at Great Smiles Dental office, 3219 McHenry Ave., Modes- to, CA 95350, (209) 604-6024 & Our Lady of Fatima Parish Office.
Presented by Families for Vocation and Healing Ministry www.fvhm.org
All proceeds will benefit the Vocation Ministry of the Diocese of Stockton

New Altar Server Training
5th Grade or older
• Must be Baptized and have received First Communion
• Must attend Mass on a regular basis
Training will be in November for those registered.

Catholicism
Journey Around the World and Deep into the Faith - DVD series with Fr. Robert Barron produced by Word on Fire. Join us in the Parish Center either Saturday morning, October 18, 9 am-10:30 or Monday evening, October 20, 7 pm-8:30 as we explore Lesson 6: Christ’s Body Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church.
ALL are invited to this wonderful presentation, which also counts as a parent faith formation meeting for those with children preparing for Reconciliation and Eucharist.

Car Needed. Can You Help?
We welcome Fr. Chris Varghese to our parish as a Parochial Vicar. Fr. Chris is a religious order priest and new to the United States. He needs a car to carry out his ministry in our parish.
If you, or someone you know, has a car you would be willing to give Fr. Chris it would be a tremendous gift to him and his ministry. Fr. Chris is not a mechanic and does not have money for repairs, so a car would need to be in working order. If you have a car or an idea of how to help Fr. Chris, please call David at the Parish Office: 524-7421. Thank you.

Adult Singles Ministry
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

Singers needed for inter-parish choir for Guadalupe Mass, Dec. 7th
We still need Spanish speaking male singers who would like to join this choir for the Guadalupe Diocesan Eucharist at the Stockton Arena.
We will have two more workshops/rehearsals. The director is Mauricio Centeno, accomplished musician, producer, arranger, composer and choral director. If you play the violin, your talent is needed as well.
To register contact Digna Ramirez-Lopez as soon as possible at dramlo@stocktondiocese.org or call the Office of Hispanic Ministry (209) 466-0636, ext. 628.
Seminary News
Institution of Acolyte

On October 22, 2014, seminarian Tom Orlando will be instituted as an acolyte at Our Lady of the Lake Semi- nary in Mundelein, Illinois. Tom is a second year theologian studying for the Diocese of Stockton.
Admission to Candidacy
On November 18, 2014, seminarian Ronald Manango will be admitted to candidacy at the 5:00 pm mass at St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park. Ronald is a third year theologian studying for the Diocese of Stockton and will be ordained to the transitional diaconate in April 2015. Keep Tom, Ronald and all of our seminarians in your prayers.


30th Sunday Ordinary Time
October 26, 2014
“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.”
— Matthew 22:37


Mark Your Calendars…
Youth Group Is Back!!!

High School Youth Group
High School Youth Group meets Sunday afternoons from 1:30—3:00 pm in the New Hall!

 

 

 

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Parish Information

Mass Schedule

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

Hours
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
Sunday
8 am, 10 am and 6 pm English
12:00 Noon Spanish
3:30 pm Vietnamese
Daily Mass

8:00 am (Monday-Saturday) English

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