1001 Encinitas Blvd. Encinitas, CA 92024-2828 Phone: 760 753-6254 Fax: 760 753-7118
Saint John School : 760 944-8227 [email protected] www.saintjohnencinitas.org www.saintjohnschool.com
Pastor Father James Bahash Associate Pastor Father Kibaki Robert, AJ, Deacon Bob Beiner School Principal Dan Schuh
Saturday 5:00pm Sunday 7:30am 9:00am 10:30am 12:00pm (Spanish) and 5:00pm Daily Monday - Saturday 8:00am Rosary Daily, after morning Mass Novena Tuesday, after morning Mass Perpetual Adoration 24 hours Sacrament of Penance Saturday 3:30pm - 4:30pm and 6:00pm Vocation Holy Hour 1st Friday, 8:00am Mass
Marriage Please call Parish Office Baptism Information on www.saintjohnencinitas.org
Pentecost Sunday June 9, 2019
...Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”... ....” And when he
had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are re- tained.” John 20:21-23
Page 2 Saint John the Evangelist From the Pastor June 9, 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, There is a very disturbing bill that has passed the Senate and is now on its way to the Cali- fornia State Assembly. The bill is referred to as SB 360 by state Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo). The motivation for the bill is noble, to uncover and stop the abuse of children, but only under certain circumstances. SB 360 would make it a crime if a priest heard the con- fession of a child abuse victim or a child abuser and failed to break the Seal of Confession to report what they heard in the confessional to law enforcement. As you know, Confession and Penance are central to the practice of our Catholic Faith. Nei- ther the Legislature nor the author of this bill understands the meaning of Confession to Catholics, or, if they do, they do not respect it. Confession is an act where a person reveals his or her conscience to God, hoping to receive His mercy. It helps us prepare to receive the Eucharist and to participate fully in our Faith. It reminds us and shows us the power of God's love. Recently, SB 360 was amended to reduce its scope. Instead of having to report the con- tents of all Confessions heard by a priest, the bill would only require the reporting on the contents of some Confessions he has heard. Chaplains in prisons would be allowed to re- spect the Seal of Confession if they heard the Confession of an inmate, but not of a prison guard or other prison worker. Chaplains at hospitals could anoint the sick and hear their Confessions, but they could not hear the Confessions from doctors, nurses, and other hospi- tal staff without be required to report what they heard. Even more alarming, priests could not hear the Confessions of other priests without report- ing contents to law enforcement. Nor could they hear Confessions from their work col- leagues at parishes, schools, colleges, Catholic Charities, or anyplace else they worked with- out having to report the contents to law enforcement. For the priest, it is a mortal sin and automatic Excommunication for him to reveal the contents of a person's confession no matter what the confessed sins may be. In the past, priests have chosen torture and death rather that break the Seal of Confession. That's how important it is! Please rest assured that none of your priests would or will ever break the Seal of Confession, for we answer to God and not to the State in religious matters. The certainty of absolute confidentiality and the knowledge that Confession is a sacred con- versation with God encourages Catholics to seek out and receive God's mercy. Frankly, the State has absolutely no right to hear the contents of a penitent's confession regardless of its contents. Please let your state legislators hear from you. Please tell them that SB 360 is a bad bill and should not be approved and sent to Governor Newsom.
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READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Gn 3:9-15, 20 or Acts 1:12-14; Ps 87:1-3, 5-7; Jn 19:25-34 Tuesday: Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3; Ps 119:129- 133, 135; Mt 5:13-16 Wednesday: 2 Cor 3:4-11; Ps 99:5-9; Mt 5:17-19 Thursday: 2 Cor 3:15 — 4:1, 3-6; Ps 85:9ab, 10-14; Mt 5:20-26 Friday: 2 Cor 4:7-15; Ps 116:10-11, 15-18; Mt 5:27-32 Saturday: 2 Cor 5:14-21; Ps 103:1-4, 9-12; Mt 5:33-37 Sunday: Prv 8:22-31; Ps 8:4-9; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15
We are looking for more night time substitutes and need regular volun- teers for the following hours: Thu: 12am midnight and 10am, Fri: 11pm and Sat: 12am midnight Perpetual Adoration is prayer in the presence of the Most Blessed Sacrament ... 24 hours, day and night, seven days a week.
Stewardship of Treasure Weekly Parish Finance Report
May 27— Jun 2 Total Registered Families: 3181
Total weekly cost (based on Fiscal Yr 2017-2018) of salaries and benefits, liturgies, utilities, sacraments, repairs and on-
going maintenance: $24,528
Amount Received Total Identified
Plate/Loose Collections $3,970 -0-
Envelope/Identified Collections $13,039 287
Online Giving Collections $7,166 169
Total Collections & % of Registered
Variance - / + $
SAINTS AND SPECIAL OBSERVANCES
Sunday: Pentecost Sunday Monday: Tenth Week in Ordinary Time; Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Tuesday: St. Barnabas Thursday: St. Anthony of Padua Friday: Flag Day Saturday: Blessed Virgin Mary
MASS INTENTIONS Saturday Jun 8 8:00am Ken Reiley † 5:00pm Jane Spahn † Sunday Jun 9 7:30am March and Van del Molen Families † 9:00am Karis Chadzo (SI) 10:30am George Plum † 12:00pm Enza D’Orazio † 5:00pm Parishioners Monday
Jun 10 8:00am Mike & Eve Borrego (SI) 62nd Anniver-sary Tuesday Jun 11 8:00am Keith Keller † Wednesday Jun 12 8:00am Bernard Ryan † Thursday Jun 13 8:00am J & R Benton (SI) 10th Anniversary Friday Jun 14 8:00am James F. Mollo † Saturday Jun 15 8:00am Jean Toner † 5:00pm Jane Welsh † Sunday Jun 16 7:30am Al Schmid (SI) 9:00am Fathers Day (SI)
10:30am Louis Verzi † 10:30am Michael Zarro †
5:00pm Edward Joseph Vranizan Sr. †
9:00am Joe and Pat Nalty †
12:00pm Nemesia Portillo †
Please Keep in Your Prayers
Mary Allegretti, Steve Allen, Erica Amador, Martha Amador, Art Argullara, Joni Argullara, Betsy Azarro, San- dra Bates, Bob Behler, Charlotte Behler, Ted Bennett, Diana Bielawski, Tom Bussjaeger, Pat Cadenhead, Ron Crawford, Margaret Darling, John Denhart, Sarah Dyson & Baby, Greg Fix, Juanita Graciano, Rosemary Hollis, Maria Johnson, Eva King, Meghan Lenehan, Shelly LeVielle, Sabrina Rogers Logan, Juliet Matheson, Brian McKinney, Shannon Menard, Blanca Susana Mondragon Mendoza, Michael Moore, Larry Morgan, Sandra Naidenoff, Toni Naidenoff, Mary Ann Nowak, Bob O’Donnell, Ann O’Neill, Margaret Palmer, Jerome Pavnic, Senga Peters, John Porzio, Toni Rechsteiner, Angelina Repetti, Horacio Ren- don, Tom & Chloe Rossi, Maria Schrieber, Margot Silber- man, Barbara Steer, Michal Tuzinkiewicz, Donna Williams, and U.S. Army Sgt. Jarred Lopez.
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We pray for our sick and deceased at daily Mass.
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of the many different Ministries that Saint John has to offer? Please visit our website at Saintjohnencinitas.org
Capital Campaign - Did you know?
Making a pledge to St. John's capital campaign allows us to forecast income/expenses and begin construction projects with- out becoming over-exposed to debt. Pledges also allow us to pool our resources in larger and more powerful way to impact large building projects and renovations on our campus. While donations are always appreciated, what we need now are pledges. Hundreds of families pledging to give a constant amount every month allows us to fund the necessary costs for architects, engineers, contractors and equipment. Finally, "capital campaign pledges" are separate from "building fund donations". Donations to the building fund help offset maintenance costs and upkeep to our facilities, while capital campaign pledges raise millions of dollars and allow for the building and investment of new assets on our parish cam- pus. During a capital campaign, pledges are the only way to impact the success of our building projects. Please turn in a pledge envelope with a monthly amount over 40, 50, or 60 months to ensure our multi-million building projects can be com- pleted. "Building funds" raise thousands of dollars for maintenance; "Capital Campaign Pledges" raise millions for future development, expansion and growth.
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