Family Fest 2017

October 15, 2017 11:00am -3:00 pm Prendergast Hall, DeMoor room and Verhoeven room Games and Activities for Children Music and dancing with DJ Thom Hiatt Bratwursts and Hot Dogs for sale! Beer Garden and Bingo   A Sunday afternoon for the whole family to enjoy games, and fellowship at Santa Sophia. All are welcome!  

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Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Special Collection for Hurricane Harvey Victims – Our parish will take a second collection next weekend  Sept 9/10 at all Masses as proposed by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist victims of hurricane Harvey and assist the church in the affected area. Proceeds will be forwarded to Catholic Charities USA and dioceses in…

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Job Opening – Confirmation Coordinator

DIOCESE OF SAN DIEGO Santa Sophia Church 9800 San Juan Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977   Job Description IDENTIFYING INFORMATION Position Title:        Confirmation Coordinator Status:                   Part Time, Non-exempt Reports to:             Director of Catechetical Ministry   PRIMARY FUNCTIONS/GOALS Under the direction of the Director of Catechetical Ministry (DCM), the Confirmation Coordinator is responsible for the…

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From the Pastor

Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Christ. Corpus Christi is a doctrinal feast established for three purposes:  1) to give thanks to Jesus for His abiding presence with us in the Eucharist; 2) to instruct the people in the Mystery, Faith and Devotion surrounding the Eucharist, and 3) to…

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St. Paul Street Evangelization

St. Paul Street Evangelization is a grassroots, non-profit organization, dedicated to responding to the mandate of Jesus to preach the Gospel to all nations by taking our Catholic Faith to the streets. We do this in a non-confrontational way, allowing the Holy Spirit to move in the hearts of those who witness our public Catholic presence….

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From the Pastor

Happy Pentecost! Today, the Church celebrates the Feast of Pentecost. “Pentecost” literally means “50th.” It is a feast celebrated on the 50th day after the Passover feast by the Jews. The Jewish Pentecost was originally a post-harvest thanksgiving feast.  Later, the Jews included in it the remembrance of God’s Covenants with Noah after the Deluge…

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From the Pastor

Today we celebrate the feast of the Ascension of Our Lord.  What is celebrated on this occasion is Jesus’ exaltation and the end of His earthly existence as a prelude to the gift of the Spirit. The Gospel of Matthew begins with the promise of Emmanuel — God is with us; and concludes with the…

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From the Pastor

We are in the sixth Sunday of Easter.  If you remember the readings from Easter to Pentecost they focus on the early apostolic preaching of the Good News of salvation and the promises of Jesus to His disciples, especially His promise of the Holy Spirit. Today’s readings explain Who the Holy Spirit is, what His roles…

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Me and My Family

Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:00am-10:45am Theme: “Time, Talent & Treasure” Presenter: Marryanne Russell from St. Brigid Our Great Commentator: Marceline Marques All parents, children and teens begin in Prendergast Hall with refreshments. DON’T BE LATE! RSVP (619) 463-6011 or email: sscmobpadlo@gmail.com or let your child’s teacher know by May 14, 2017. REMINDER: Children and teens…

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From the Pastor

Today we celebrate Mother’s Day, and I wish all mothers a Happy Mother’s Day. I pray that the gracious Lord may continue to bless them and keep them in His loving care. This weekend at the end of every Mass we will do a special blessing for our mothers.  As we honor our mothers, let…

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