May 1, 2016 | Sixth Sunday of Easter
SCHEDULE OF MASSES
300 East Ta Avenue • Orange, CA 92865 Telephone: (714) 637-4360 Fax: (714) 637-4311 www.stnorbertchurch.org
MINISTRY CENTER HOURS Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
St. Norbert Parish is a dynamic community of disciples of Jesus Christ striving to continue His ministries of prayer, love and service.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. (Spanish), 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish) Monday - Friday: 6:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday: 7 p.m. (Spanish) Saturday: 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Sunday Vigil) Holy Days of Obliga on: as announced
CONFESSIONS Saturday: 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. First Friday of each month: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION First Friday of each month beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 8 a.m. on Saturday with Benedic on.
SACRAMENTS BAPTISMS Please call the Parish Oﬃce for informa on and to schedule Bap sm Prepara on. Programs are available in English or in Spanish.
MARRIAGES Please call the Parish Oﬃce for informa on. Six months advance no ce is required. Marriage Prepara on is available in English or in Spanish.
A NOINTING OF THE S ICK , C OMMUNION FOR THE S ICK & H OMEBOUND Kindly call the Parish Oﬃce to make arrangements.
FUNERALS At the me of death, kindly call the Parish Oﬃce for assistance in making arrangements.
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Stewardship Sixth Sunday of Easter
Your Pledge Makes a Difference!
Jubilee Year of Mercy n formal documents, presenta ons, and homilies outlining the purpose of this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis explains that compassion and understanding for those in diﬃcult situa ons is not only our individual responsibility, but something the whole Church oﬃcially needs to manifest. Today’s Acts of the Apostles reading presents a moving example of the early church doing precisely that. Prayerful openness to the Holy Spirit assures the assembly that they have not acted alone in discerning the correct resolu on: “It is the decision of the Holy Spirit and of us.” And they have chosen the compassionate response: “not to place on you any burden beyond these necessi es” (Acts 15:28). Yet how daringly crea ve—the Jewish majority sets aside lifelong rituals that establish spiritual iden ty and express covenant fidelity. How radically trus ul—the church aﬃrms universally valid principles while respec ng uniquely local and personal situa ons. Exactly the grace Pope Francis prays this Jubilee Year will renew in today’s Church! —Peter Scagnelli, Copyright © J. S. Paluch Co., Inc.
Thank you to all who have pledged or made a gi in support of the diocesan 2016 Pastoral Services Appeal. Thanks to your generosity we have met our parish diocesan assessment of $151,000. Every dollar that is pledged or given now will go directly toward paying oﬀ the loan from the diocese used to fund the remodel and expansion of our Family & Youth Center. The FYC loan balance is now down to $125,211.69—great progress, indeed! If you have NOT pledged yet, we s ll need to have your pledge. You can donate online through the St. Norbert Parish website: www.stnorbertchurch.org (click on the Pastoral Services Appeal bu on). Pledge envelopes are also available at the back of the church (vestibule) and at the Ministry Center. Remember—your pledge makes a diﬀerence—BIG or SMALL. Thank you! This is where we are as of April 26, 2016: Diocesan Assessment: $151,000 Number of pledges received: 586 Amount Pledged: $280,975.25 Amount Paid: $174,532.03 __________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘‘
Mother’s Day Novena Cards Mother’s Day Novena Cards are available in the ves bule of the church and at the Ministry Center Oﬃce. What a beau ful way to remember our mothers, living and departed, by oﬀering a Spiritual Bouquet of Masses in their honor. The Novena of Masses begins on Mother’s Day, May 8. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘‘
Bereavement Ministry Training The Diocesan Oﬃce of Pastoral Care for Families in All Stages and the Oﬃce of Worship, with the sponsorship of O’ Connor Mortuary, will hold bereavement minister workshops in English and in Spanish. The goals for the trainings will be to: Revitalize one’s sense of spiritual care Discover the importance of being present Gain a renewed sense of the importance of the funeral ritual Understand the role of community in bereavement & how to include families in planning Review the new Guide to Catholic Funerals and Words of Remembrance Training in English will take place at St. Norbert Catholic Church on Monday, May 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The training in Spanish will take place at St. Jus n Martyr Catholic Church in Anaheim on Wednesday, May 18, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Please RSVP to Becky Lomaka at O’Connor Mortuary by e-mail at [email protected]
mortuary.com or by phone at (949) 581-4300.
Weekly Parish Offering Thank you for your con nuing support of St. Norbert Parish. For the fiscal year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, our parish budget calls for $26,850 to be donated weekly at the Sunday collec on. The collec on for Sunday, April 24, totaled $24,993.53 . These collec ons are not only for opera ng expenses each week, but also for any ongoing repair work, upgrades, etc. to our parish facility. Your regular dona ons are needed for the good of St. Norbert Parish and the spread of the Gospel.
MAY 1, 2016 | SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Parish Life Senior Luncheon
Mother’s Day Orchid Sale
Thursday, May 19 Nutri on plays a cri cal role in the health of older adults. If you are interested in learning whether you or a loved one are at nutri onal risk and what changes you can make to improve your nutri onal health, please join us at the next Parish Nurse Program Senior Luncheon on Thursday, May 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Family & Youth Center. Guest speaker Lisa Gibson, MS, RDN, will lead a presenta on tled Are You at Nutri onal Risk and What to do About It. Lisa is a registered die cian and the Nutri on Director of Age Well Senior Services. A delicious catered lunch will be provided to all in a endance. There is no cost for this event. Please R.S.V.P. to Ann Bilash, RN at (714) 637-4360 x128 by Monday, May 16. We are unable to accept R.S.V.P.s a er this date. _______________________________________________________________________
The St. Norbert Golden Gala Auction The St. Norbert Golden Gala Auction is much more than an annual auction fundraiser. As our school commemorates its 50th Anniversary, we look forward to celebrating with our families, friends and alumni from the past five decades at this wonderful event! This gathering of people who hold St. Norbert Catholic School dear to their hearts is sure to be a terrific showing of support of Catholic educa on. We will enjoy cocktails, a silent auc on, dinner by Jay’s Catering, a live auc on and the sounds of the Resouls! Please join us at the Family & Youth Center on Saturday, May 14, for this special event. If you would like an invita on sent via U.S. mail, please call (714) 637-6822. Ques ons? Please contact Pa y Bornhop at [email protected]
or Leah Pope at [email protected]
We hope to see you at the Golden Gala! _______________________________________________________________________
Enjoy the Convenience of Online Giving St. Norbert wants to remind you that we oﬀer electronic giving as a way to automate your regular weekly oﬀering. Giving online is easy, secure, and allows you to set up automa c recurring contribu ons and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet. Our electronic giving program oﬀers convenience for you and provides much-needed dona on consistency for our parish. Contribu ons can be debited automa cally from your checking or savings account or processed using your credit or debit card. You can go to www.stnorbertchurch.org at any me to set up an automa c dona on plan, change your dona on plan, make a oneme dona on or view your online dona on history. Thank you for suppor ng the financial needs of St. Norbert Church! .
May 7 & 8 Celebrate the blessing of motherhood. Buy a fresh orchid plant for Mom next Sunday for $20 to $25 each. Hispanic Ministry will hold its annual Mother’s Day flower sale next weekend. Beau ful hothouse orchids will be available for sale on the Ramada a er all Masses. Proceeds will be used toward a scholarship fund for catechists in training. We thank you in advance for your support of Hispanic Ministry and our catechists. ________________________________________________________________________
Vacation Bible School 2016 Registra on Deadline: Friday, May 13 VBS sign-ups have begun! Our theme this year is CAVE QUEST…Following Jesus the Light of The World! Join us for a week of fun June 27 through July 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each day. This faith-filled adventure includes games, exci ng Bible stories, cool cra s, yummy snacks, and live music each day! Registra on and volunteer sign-ups are now open. Go to the St. Norbert Church website: h p://stnorbertchurch.org/ vaca on-bible-school-1 to register and make your payment online. The price for campers is $60, or half-price ($30 per camper) for children of FULL TIME Adult Volunteers. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early! Students entering grades 6 through 12 are able to help as leaders and assistants. Earn service hours while having tons of fun! Our Preschool Program is only open to the children of adult volunteers. If you’re interested in having your 3- or 4-year-old a end, please contact us for volunteer opportuni es. Don’t have a child to sign up, but s ll want to support VBS? Come take a look at our “Wish List” of items we would love to have donated! Please contact Amy Glenane at [email protected]
or (714) 637-4360 x399 for more informa on.
Marriages Congratulations! ¡Felicidades! Brian Rockenbach & Alicia Gutierrez Married on April 15, 2016
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Youth & Teen Ministries School of Religious Education
Youth Ministry & Confirmation
SRE End-of-Year & Registration for 2016-2017
Confirmation Program Events
Faith Forma on classes will conclude with a Closing Celebra on on Monday, May 9. We look forward to the con nuing journey of Faith Forma on with our new First Communicants this year and next.
Confirmation 2 Confirmation Mass REHEARSAL
SRE Registra on for 2016-2017 for Pre-K through 6th grade will begin at the end of May. All 6th graders going into 7th grade in the fall are welcomed into our Junior High Ministry for their con nued faith forma on on their journey to Confirma on. Contact Junior High Ministry for registra on informa on.
St. Norbert Catholic School Month of Mary In this month dedicated to our Blessed Virgin, did you know that St. Norbert Catholic School honors Mary in crea ve and beau ful ways? Every Monday throughout the
month, students may pay 50 cents for the privilege to wear jeans to school. The money collected from these “Jeans for Mary” days is donated to Mary’s Kitchen in Orange, the ministry that feeds and clothes the less fortunate of our community. At morning assembly each Monday, the en re school will
pray a decade of the Rosary, so that by the end of the month, we will have prayed the en re Rosary together. Our classes are taking turns bringing flowers to the statue of
the Blessed Virgin on campus and staying to pray before her. We will celebrate a lovely May Crowning in the church with
prayer, song and the presenta on of an abundance of vases of flowers for Our Lady on Friday, May 13.
THIS Sunday, May 1, from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the church. Teens and Sponsors are expected to a end.
Confirmation Reconciliation Service Tuesday, May 3, from 7 to 9 p.m.in the church. ALL C2 teens must a end our Reconcilia on Service.
Confirmation Friday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the church. All are welcome to a end. Teens and sponsors must arrive at the FYC Gym by 4 p.m. SHARP! Please refer to the May newsle er for important dress code rules for the day of Confirma on. The dress code will be strictly enforced to teens and sponsors! _________________________________________________________________________
Adoration Holy Hour Please join us on Friday, May 6, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the church. Join us for an hour of silent me, prayer, music and medita ons as we adore the most Holy and Blessed Sacrament of the Altar! Confirma on teens, remember to sign in, in the Youth Ministry Log book for Confirma on credit. _________________________________________________________________________
Junior High Ministry Registra on for Junior High Ministry is ongoing. Call April with ques ons at (714) 637-4360 x215. _________________________________________________________________________
Volunteer at Vacation Bible School! June 27—July 1 Earn service hours while having tons of fun! To sign up as a Student Volunteer, go to the YM website: h p://youthministry.stnorbertchurch.org/ and click on the VBS banner slide. You will be redirected to the VBS Student Volunteer registra on page. _________________________________________________________________________
World Youth Day We are accepting names for a “Wait List” for our Pilgrimage to Poland in July 2016 for World Youth Day events. Please contact April at [email protected]
stnorbertchurch.org ASAP to get more information or to sign up!
MAY 1, 2016 | SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Faith Formation & Enrichment R.C.I.A. This Thursday, May 5, our Neophytes will discuss the various ministries in our parish and where they might want to become more involved, and also the opportuni es oﬀered throughout the diocese for con nued faith forma on. Our Inquiry group will con nue to explore their ques ons about the Church and reflect on the weekly readings. Anyone desiring to become a Catholic is welcome to begin the Inquiry Process on Thursday evenings at 7:30. Inquiry sessions are available year-round, except for holidays, and new participants are welcome at any time. Whether you have decided to become a Catholic, wish to learn more about the Church, or just have questions that you would like to discuss, we encourage you to join us. There is no obligation at this stage of the RCIA process, but for those who desire to continue to the reception of sacraments, the process usually takes a minimum of one year. Anyone wishing Baptism or Reception into the Church by Easter 2017 should begin immediately. ________________________________________________________________________
Easter People – Those who Knew Jesus This Wednesday evening, May 4, we will con nue with the fourth sec on of a 7-week DVD and discussion series on the various persons found in the Passion and Resurrec on Narra ves. This week we will reflect on the stories of the first Chris an martyr, Stephen and Jesus’ disciple Philip, both of whom appear to be Greek speaking Jews of the diaspora. In these individuals who experience the death of Jesus, and were witnesses to his Resurrec on, we may find similari es to our own spiritual journeys. We meet in the Ministry Center Library at 7:30 p.m.
A Biblical Walk through the Mass We meet on Monday mornings from 9:15 to 11 a.m. to be er understand the parts of the mass through a video-based study A Biblical Walk through the Mass. Narrator Dr. Edward Sri explores the roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. In this study, you will come to know and understand the Mass as never before, leading you to a richer, more frui ul worship experience. This series will con nue through the end of May. For more informa on or to register for the study, call Mary at (714) 709-3768 or Kathy via e-mail at [email protected]
What was happening in the Sixth Century? When most people hear the name St. Augus ne, they think of the illustrious fi h century Bishop of Hippo in North Africa; but he is not the only major religious figure to bear the name. Another Augus ne was to be fundamental in the Chris aniza on of Britain. The date and place of his birth and his family background are not known, but by the late sixth century, Augus ne was the Prior of St. Andrew’s Benedic ne Abbey in Rome. Since the Abbot of this abbey was also the reigning Pope, Gregory I, Augus ne as Prior carried out the daily administra ve du es of the abbey. He was an educated man especially knowledgeable in the Scriptures. Pope Gregory knew Augus ne well, and trusted him implicitly.
The rela onship of trust between the two men may be the reason that Gregory appointed Augus ne to lead a new mission, known as the Gregorian Mission, into England for the purpose of conver ng King Aethelberht of Kent, and the Anglo-Saxon people. Chris anity was not new to the people of Britain. Missionaries had arrived in Britain in the fourth century while it was s ll part of the Roman Empire and were successful in spreading the faith. Rome withdrew its troops from Britain in 410 leaving the territory vulnerable to the invasion of Saxon Tribes. By the fall of Rome in the late 5th century, the Saxons had conquered most of eastern and southern Britain, destroying what remained of Roman culture, including civil and religious structure. Small enclaves of Chris ans remained, but it does not appear that they a empted to convert their conquerors, and the church in that region had li le support. The Saxons did not reach the west coast of Britain where Chris anity con nued to flourish, although somewhat disconnected from Rome, and primarily ruled by the Irish monasteries. King Aethelberht of Kent, who was a pagan, had married a Chris an princess named Bertha, daughter of the King of Paris and great granddaughter was Clovis I, the first Chris an Frankish king. The marriage was, of course, a poli cal alliance, and Bertha was intended to influence her husband toward Chris anity and toward peaceful coopera on with the Franks. She must have done well with this, as when Augus ne and his companions entered Kent, they did not meet with resistance from Aethelberht, who accepted bap sm and supported the cause of the missionary endeavor. Queen Bertha had the ruins of an old Roman era church in Canterbury renovated and made into her private chapel which she dedicated to St. Mar n de Tours. It is the oldest remaining church in the English speaking world. Queen Bertha, received a le er from Pope Gregory in 601 AD commending her for her faith, and a er her death later that year at age thirty-six, she was popularly acclaimed as a saint. Today, May 1, is St. Bertha’s feast day. Augus ne arrived in Canterbury, Kent, in 597, and was welcomed by Queen Bertha. The royal couple donated nearby land on which the Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul was constructed. Later the name was changed to the Monastery of St. Augus ne. Many of King Aethelberht’s subjects followed the example of their King and also converted to Chris anity. Thousands were bap zed in a special liturgy on Christmas day 597, some reports claiming that the number exceeded 10,000. By 598 Augustine was formally installed as Bishop of Canterbury. In 601 a cohort of missionaries arrived from Rome, bringing with them sacred vessels, vestments, and a palladium for Augustine along with the decree from Pope Gregory that Augustine was the Metropolitan Archbishop. He was instructed to select and consecrate twelve additional Bishops to serve in the Saxon areas of Britain. Augus ne of Canterbury died May 26, 604 AD, and was buried in the monastery he had built, though it was destroyed during the Protestant reforma on and his relics lost. Shortly a er his death he was acclaimed as a saint, with his feast day established as May 26. He is known as the Apostle to the English. And so, the history of the Church con nues.
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Ministerio Hispano Sexto Domingo de Pascua
Invitación a los Integrantes de Coros
Año Jubilar de la Misericordia
Se invita a todos los par cipantes de coros, para que anoten la fecha en sus calendarios y par cipen del día de formación Diocesana. Cuando: 7 de mayo Hora: 9:30 a.m. a 3 p.m. Lugar: Catedral de Cristo Costo: $15.00 dólares, no incluye almuerzo Conferencistas: Reverendo Juan Navarro y Doctor Ricardo Soto. Para más información pueden ver la página de Internet www.rcbo.org/oﬃce-for-worship o llamar al número telefónico (714) 282-3040
En documentos oficiales, presentaciones y homilías que delinean el propósito del Año Jubilar de la Misericordia, el Papa Francisco explica que la compasión y la comprensión por aquellas personas en situaciones di ciles no es solamente nuestra responsabilidad personal, sino algo que toda la Iglesia oficialmente necesita manifestarse. Hoy el texto de los Hechos de los Apóstoles presenta un ejemplo conmovedor de la Iglesia de los primeros siglos haciendo precisamente eso. El comienzo de una oración al Espíritu Santo asegura a la asamblea que ellos no actuaron solos discerniendo la decisión correcta: “Porque pareció bien al Espíritu Santo y a nosotros”. Y ellos ya eligieron una respuesta compasiva: “no imponerles mayor carga que estas cosas esenciales” (Hechos 15:28). Sin embargo, que crea vamente, la mayoría judía puso a un lado los rituales establecidos de toda la vida que establecían iden dad y expresaban fidelidad a la alianza. Que confianza tan fundamental, la comunidad afirma principios validos universalmente y al mismo empo respeta situaciones personales y par culares. ¡Exactamente la gracia por la que el Papa Francisco ora que este Año Jubilar renueve a la Iglesia de hoy! —Peter Scagnelli, Copyright © J. S. Paluch Co., Inc.
Mes de Mayo El próximo mes de mayo el grupo de Renovación Carismá ca, Ven y Sígueme, de nuestra parroquia estará llevando a cabo su re ro de iniciación. Más información la próxima semana en el bole n. __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Hacer el Ministerio de Duelo más Significativo La Oficina de Cuidado Pastoral les Invita a que asistan a su presentación en español de Hacer el Ministerio de Duelo Más Significa vo, el miércoles 18 de mayo, de 6:30 p.m. a 9 p.m. en la Iglesia de St. Jus n Martyr, 2050 West Ball Road, en Anaheim. Temas presentados por Ernesto Zamora: Revitalizar su sen do del cuidado espiritual Descubrir la importancia de estar presente Adquirir un renovado sen do de la importancia del ritual funerario Entender el papel de la comunidad en duelo y de cómo incluir a las familias en la planificación Revisar la nueva Guía de Funerales Católicos y Palabras de Conmemoración Favor de confirmar su asistencia con Becky Lomaka por correo electrónico a [email protected]
o por teléfono al (949) 581-4300 antes del 11 de mayo. Se servirá un refrigerio. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘‘
DACA e Inmigración De enero del 2016 a junio del 2017, Caridades Católicas estará ofreciendo talleres gratuitos para ayudar con las solicitudes de DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). DACA proporciona permisos de trabajo, número de seguro social y protección contra deportación a personas indocumentadas que hayan sido traídas a los Estados Unidos antes de los 16 años, y que hayan vivido aquí desde junio, 2007. Comuníquese con Caridades Católicas para más información sobre DACA al (714) 347-9606. El Departamento de Inmigración de Caridades Católicas también ofrece servicios a bajo costo para ciudadanía y otros servicios de inmigración. Llame al (714) 347-9610, o en persona en 1800 E. 17º St., Santa Ana. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘‘
Ofrenda Semanal Parroquial Agradecemos su apoyo con nuo a San Norberto para el año fiscal de julio 1, 2015 a junio 30, 2016. Sus donaciones dominicales aportan al presupuesto que nuestra parroquia necesita para cubrir los gastos de $24,993.53 Se necesita de su donación semanal para el bienestar de nuestra parroquia y para la promoción del Evangelio.
La parroquia de San Norberto es una comunidad dinámica de discípulos de Jesucristo que se esfuerza por continuar sus ministerios de oración, amor y servicio.
1 DE MAYO DE 2016 | SEXTO DOMINGO DE PASCUA
Ministerio Hispano Venta de Orquídeas para el Día de la Madre Como cada año, el programa de educación religiosa en español tendrá su venta de hermosas orquídeas en todas las misas, dando inicio el sábado 7 de mayo, en la misa de 5 p.m., con nuando en las misas del día domingo 8 de mayo. Los fondos recaudados son para ayudar a que las catequistas terminen su formación y de esta forma puedan compar r más ampliamente la fe a los niños que cada año llegan al programa de nuestra parroquia. De antemano Dios les bendiga por su apoyo. _______________________________________________________________________
Horario de Oficina del Ministerio Hispano Para obtener información sobre sacramentos, quinceañeras, y/o bau zos, hemos cambiado el horario de la oficina; Araceli Rodríguez les atenderá de lunes a viernes, de 10 a.m. a 2 p.m., y Carmen Estrada de martes a viernes toda la tarde. Los sábados: Carmen, Araceli y Sami les atenderán de 9 a.m. a 4 p.m. _______________________________________________________________________
Colecta de Comida de Servicio Cristiano para el Mes de Mayo Este mes estamos colectando cajas de puré de papa de 16 oz. de cualquier marca. Por favor dejen sus donaciones en los contenedores que estarán en el ves bulo de la Iglesia el domingo 15 de mayo, día de Taco Sunday, o en el Centro de Ministerios a cualquier hora durante el mes. Muchas gracias por ayudarnos a alimentar a aquellos en necesidad. _______________________________________________________________________
Escuela Bíblica de Vacaciones 2016 Nuestro tema de este año es LA BÚSQUEDA EN LA CUEVA…¡Siguiendo a Jesús, la Luz del Mundo! Únanse a nosotros del 27 de junio al 1 de julio, de 9 a.m. a 12:15 p.m. ¡Cada día de esta divertida semana incluirá juegos, excitantes historias de la Biblia, manualidades, deliciosos refrigerios y música en vivo! Los campistas de K-5 y los voluntarios pueden inscribirse en la página de Internet de la parroquia h p://stnorbertchurch.org/ vaca onbible-school-1 El costo por niño es de $60. El cupo es limitado, ¡por favor asegúrense de inscribirse pronto! ¡Los adultos que nos ayuden como voluntarios durante los 5 días que dura la Escuela Bíblica de Vacaciones pueden inscribir a sus niños a mitad de precio! Por favor comuníquense con Amy Glenane en [email protected]
stnorbertchurch.org o al (714) 637-4360 x399 para más información.
Parish Calendar May 1, 2016 ~ May 7, 2016 Sunday, May 1 9:00 a.m. Children’s Liturgy of the Word 12:00 p.m. Junior High First Communion 3:15 p.m. Grupo de la Divina Misericordia 3:30 p.m. Confirma on Rehearsal Monday, May 2 9:00 a.m. Divine Mercy Prayer Group 9:15 a.m. A Biblical Walk Through the Mass 6:30 p.m. Diocesan Bereavement Ministry Workshop 7:00 p.m. Bap sm Prepara on Class 7:00 p.m. Estudio Bíblico para Grupo de Oración 7:30 p.m. Filipino Ministry Mee ng Tuesday, April May 3 6:30 p.m. Reunión Mensual de Ministros de Eucaris a 7:00 p.m. Confirma on 2 Reconcilia on Service 7:00 p.m. Adult Confirma on Class 7:00 p.m. Support Group for Divorced & Separated 7:30 p.m. RICA 7:30 p.m. Praying with Scripture Wednesday, May 4 7:30 p.m. AFF: Easter People 7:45 p.m. Grupo de la Divina Misericordia 7:45 p.m. Jóvenes para Cristo Formación de Discípulos Thursday, May 5 9:30 a.m. Mothers Group Brunch 6:00 p.m. RCIC 7:00 p.m. Grupo de Oración 7:30 p.m. RCIA 8:00 p.m. Young Adult Ministry (A.C.T.S.) Friday, May 6 First Friday / Adora on Day 9:30 a.m. Confessions 7:00 p.m. Jóvenes Para Cristo 7:00 p.m. Estudio Bíblico para Niños 7:00 p.m. Adolescentes Saturday, May 7 10:00 a.m. Bau zos 10:00 a.m. Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ESL) 10:00 a.m. Preparación para la Ciudadanía 12:00 p.m. Chris an Service Food Distribu on 3:30 p.m. Confessions
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Community Life & Groups Join our Childcare Co-Op St. Norbert has expanded our Childcare Co-Op during Sunday morning Masses. In addition to our long-standing 9 a.m. Co-Op, we now offer childcare during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday liturgies. The Co-Op is available for children ages 9 months to 4 years old, and parents are asked to serve quarterly. Families who are interested in utilizing this service are welcome to stop by the Childcare Center after the 9 or 10:30 Masses any Sunday, or by contacting Yazmin Cameron at [email protected]
or (714) 393-7633. _______________________________________________________________________
Mothers Group Join us for our Mothers Group Brunch on Wednesday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m. in the Mother Teresa Room. The cost is $10, or bring a breakfast dish to share. Childcare is available. Come connect with other Catholic moms! We are a diverse group of women gathering together for mutual support, fellowship, service and love. We welcome you to attend our Brunch and join in our upcoming events. For ques ons please contact Penny Kim at [email protected]
or (714) 310-8158 x129. _______________________________________________________________________
May Christian Service Food Collection This month we’re collec ng 16 oz. boxes of mashed potatoes, any brand. Kindly leave your dona ons in the bins in the ves bule on Taco Sunday, May 15, or in the Ministry Center any me during the month. Thank you for your con nued assistance in helping us feed those who are hungry. _______________________________________________________________________
Priesthood Discernment Evening The next “Priesthood Discernment” evening will be held on Wednesday, May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Diocese of Orange Pastoral Center, First Floor, Room 1D, Christ Cathedral Campus. Please give serious thought to this invita on. This evening is designed to familiarize interested men with the life, prayer and possible call to priesthood in the Diocese of Orange. There is no commitment on your part, other than an expression of interest to par cipate. If you have any ques ons regarding the Priesthood Discernment evening, please contact our Director of Voca ons, Fr. John Moneypenny at (714) 282-3036, or via e-mail at fr.jmoney [email protected]
Pray for the sick . . . Faraj Joubran Mar na Alvarez Zahra Kaikavousi José Arzaga The León Family The Burke Family Mark Losi Giovanni Camponovo Andrea Marmi Adriana Castro Brenda Oswald Martha Centellas Patricia Pope Olga Centellas Aurora Sánchez Carolyn Damon Allie Trahan Sheila Donegan Timothy Taylor Carol Garcia Ma hew Vega Kika de la Garza Michael Vega
. . . and for those who have died. Manuel Mar nez Alvareda Herman Bud Neal Pauline Erhard Russell Sandhoefner Robert Stack _______________________________________________________________________
Mass Intentions Saturday, April 30, 2016 5:00 p.m. + John & Rose Brugioni Sunday, May 1, 2016 7:30 a.m. + Andy Cas glione 9:00 a.m. + Be y Bick 10:30 a.m. + Lenny Scrima, Jr. 12:00 p.m. + Lisa Odeh 2:00 p.m. + Rosalpina Saenz 5:30 p.m. Vidal Trevino Cueva 7:00 p.m. Hector Soto Monday, May 2, 2016 6:15 a.m. + Ted Bryg 8:30 a.m. Joan Monteverde Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:15 a.m. + Sergio Daniel Valencia 8:30 a.m. + Bernie Di Nardo Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:15 a.m. Emmanuel Aquino 8:30 a.m. Fr. Glenn O’Connor 7:00 p.m. Bertha Saucedo Thursday, May 5, 2016 6:15 a.m. + Onecimo & María Aguirre 8:30 a.m. + Kathy Oldham Friday, May 6, 2016 6:15 a.m. + Will Robinson Wa ers 8:30 a.m. + Gamaliel Camangon Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:30 a.m. + Robert Schilling
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Our Parish & Beyond Foster Care & Adoption Forum The Oﬃce of Pastoral Care for Families in All Stages will host a Forum on Foster Care & Adop on on Tuesday, May 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the 4th Floor Theater of the Orange Diocesan Pastoral Center at Christ Cathedral. Agenda: The reality of Foster Care in Orange County (stats and stories), a brief summary of the various processes, how churches and organiza ons have made a diﬀerence, and ways we can assist in the future. Please RSVP to Esther Ramirez at [email protected]
, or at (714) 282-6001. _______________________________________________________________________
Rosary Academy Summer Camps Rosary Academy is hos ng a 2016 Summer Camp open to girls and boys in 4th through 8th grades. Camps will run each week star ng June 20. Students may choose one or more courses. Courses oﬀered: Anima on, Filmmaking, Photography, Graphic Design, Crea ve Wri ng, and Math. Summer Youth Sports Camps include: Basketball, Track & Field, So ball, Water Polo, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball. For more informa on and to register, please visit: www.rosaryacademy.org/summercamp _______________________________________________________________________
Christ Cathedral Drama Series The Christ Cathedral Drama series is excited to announce our 2016/17 season. A er an incredible inaugural year that welcomed more than 6,000 people to the Freed Theater at Christ Cathedral, a new show will be added in honor of our Holy Father Francis. A live drama depic ng the life and ministry of St. Francis of Assisi has been added to the upcoming 2016/17 season. We are also oﬀering a discounted season pass (25 percent oﬀ).
Season Schedule: Faus na: Messenger of Divine Mercy: August 21 – August
23, 2016 Saint Francis: September 30 – October 2, 2016 Thérèse: The Story of a Soul: January 27 – January 29, 2017 Vianney: April 7 – April 9, 2017
Tickets for the season or individual performances can be purchased at h p://www.stlukeproduc ons.com/dramas/ccds, or by calling (714) 282-3045. ________________________________________________________________________
The Best Mother’s Day Gift is not in a Box! Show a powerful gesture of love to your spouse and a end a Marriage Encounter Weekend. We have a Marriage Encounter Weekend coming up for you just a er Mother’s Day, May 13-15. For more informa on, please contact Jim and Cheryl at (949) 551-9156 or John and Maggie at (714) 837-5136. You may sign up online at ocwwme.org
Magnificat Prayer Breakfast Saturday, May 7 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Embassy Suites Anaheim – South 11767 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove Magnificat Prayer Breakfast presents convert and Magnificat Spiritual Advisor, Father Bao Thai’s tes mony: The Joy of the Lord is my Strength! Join us for the inspiring story of how Father Bao and his family converted to Catholicism through Our Lady’s miraculous intercession! Come and be abundantly blessed by this holy and joyful servant of God! Registra on by mail, postmarked by May 2: $28 per person Registra on at the door: $33 per person Mail to: Magnificat Ministry, P.O. Box 4381, Orange, CA 92863 The meal includes a full plated breakfast as well as the speaker’s program. Please visit www.magnificat-ministry.net for a flyer and registra on informa on. Flyers are also available in the ves bule of the church. For registra on informa on contact Anne at (714) 420-5482 or ladybughya @yahoo.com ________________________________________________________________________
Hope for Wellness Mass— Walking with Families & Individuals who Desire God’s Hope In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, join us for our diocesan Hope for Wellness Mass on Monday, May 23, at 7 p.m. in the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral. Bishop Kevin Vann will be the principal celebrant. Christ Cathedral is located at 13280 Chapman Avenue in Garden Grove. To RSVP or for more informa on please call (714) 282-6001.
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Parish Ministries & Organizations Adult Faith Forma on Charlene Dumitru, Director (714) 637-4360 x114
Eucharis c Adora on Commi ee Ed Majcher ................................. (714) 998-1574
Altar Care Denise Bi el ................................ (714) 633-2444 Altar Servers/Monaguillos [English] Karen Purpura .............. (714) 974-6507 [Español] Paula Guerrero ............ (714) 786-7540
Eucharis c Ministers/Ministros Extraordinarios de Eucharís a [English] Janine Kilgore ....... (714) 637-4360 x110 [Español] Juan Guzmán ............... (714) 321-2812 [Español] Fidencia Hernández .... (714) 786-7698
Bap smal Prepara on/Pre-Bau smales [English] Charlene Dumitru (714) 637-4360 x114 [Español] Carmen Estrada .. (714) 637-4360 x106 [Español] María Ruiz ................... (714) 633-7829
Eucharis c Ministry to the Sick & Homebound/Enfermos [Home Route] Janine Kilgore(714) 637-4360 x110 [Español] María Ruiz ................... (714) 633-7829
Bereavement Denise Bi el ....................... (714) 637-4360 x130
Filipino Ministry Lucille Jus niani .......................... (714) 974-4399
Bible Studies Monday AM - Mary Prather ........ (714) 709-3768 Evening - Charlene Dumitru.. (714) 637-4360 x114
Grupo de Oración Javier Solis .................................. (657) 200-0505 Irma Chamú ................................ (714) 319-4599
Bodas Sonia Jiménez ............................. (714) 203-1187
Guadalupanos Elvira Cadena .............................. (714) 631-0031
Bulle n Editor Joan Doyle .................................. (714) 609-2048 stnorbertbulle [email protected]
Hospitality/Hospitalidad Amy Glenane ...................... (714) 637-4360 x399 [Español] Andrés Hernández……(310) 800-3736 [Español] Domi la Sandoval.……(714) 605-2789 [Español] Agus n Sandoval………(714) 574-5146
Calendar Secretary Lola Reynoso ............................... (714) 637-4360 Charlas Prematrimoniales Juan Diego Noreña ...................... (714) 932-6350 Arnulfo Francis Soto.................... (714) 478-3026 Childcare Co-Op Yazmin Rojas-Cameron ............... (714) 393-7633 Children’s Liturgy of the Word Michele Desbiens ........................ (714) 999-2710 Chris an Service Ahl Agus n ......................... (714) 637-4360 x113 Confirma on Prepara on Kirsten King ........................ (714) 637-4360 x210 Cub Scout Pack #863 Joe Beckman ............................... (714) 222-2895 Cursillo Kathy Stephens ........................... (714) 397-7501 Deacon Joe Esparza ........................ (714) 637-4360 x129 Diacono Juan Espinoza .............................. (714) 202-5828 Divine Mercy Prayer Group/La Divina Misericordia [English] Helen Amposta ............. (714) 279-9441 [Español] María Ramos ............... (657) 221-0886 Divorced & Separated Kelly Klaus ................................... (949) 292-7281 Elizabeth Ministry Amy Glenane ..................... (714) 637-4360 x399 ESL (inglés como segundo idioma) George Dore [solo inglés] ........... (714) 280-2801 Hablas español ............................ (714) 637-4360
Inquiry Classes Charlene Dumitru ............... (714) 637-4360 x114
Music/Coro John Erhard, Director ......... (714) 637-4360 x126 Contemporary Ensemble, English Janine Kilgore ..................... (714) 637-4360 x110 Coro de Niños Ana Muñoz .................................. (714) 402-2789 Domingos, español Floribeth y Cristal Flores ............. (714) 279-9149 Jóvenes Para Cristo Coro María Ramos ............................... (714) 417-3064 Miércoles, español Miguel Lugo ................................ (714) 538-2497 Tradi onal Choir, English John Erhard ........................ (714) 637-4360 x126 Natural Family Planning Alyson del Hierro......................... (714) 872-3740 Nurse for Seniors, Order of Malta Ann Bilash, RN .................... (714) 637-4360 x120 Orange Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Carol Dolan ................................. (714) 269-6339 Praying with Scripture Sr. Breda Christopher .................. (714) 283-2496 Quinceañeras Rosalba Hernández ..................... (714) 597-3953
Italian Catholic Federa on Joe & Rose Digrado..................... (714) 974-1978
RCIA/RICA [English] Charlene Dumitru (714) 637-4360 x114 [Español] Gilma y Ruben Tenorio (714) 597-1318
Jóvenes Para Cristo Marco Antonio Cruz ................... (714) 492-9885 Lázaro Cruz ................................. (714) 363-6345
Respect Life Bernie Vitchus ............................. (714) 771-0984
Kirkwood Eucharis c Ministers Peter Ricks .................................. (714) 633-0731 Knights of Columbus Council #15733 Tom Dodge .................................. (714) 633-6859 Lady Knights Carolyn Obrecht ......................... (714) 402-2576 Lectors/Lectores [English] Cameron LaFont ........... (714) 974-3786 [Español] Acacio Mar nez .......... (714) 404-5240 Líders de Comité Hispano Blandina Rosas ........................... (714) 403-4666 Rita Mejia ................................... (714) 392-6694 Liturgy Janine Kilgore ..................... (714) 637-4360 x110 Men’s Group of Faith Gary McKimmey ......................... (714) 224-6160 Ma Terrones............................. (714) 904-5822 Ministerio Hispano Carmen Estrada .................. (714) 637-4360 x106 Araceli Rodriíuez, Secretary...(714) 637-4360 x105 Mothers Group Penny Kim................................... (714) 310-8158
Returning Catholics Fellowship Charlene Dumitru............... (714) 637-4360 x114 St. Norber est Mike Adray ......................... (714) 637-4360 x116 St. Norbert Catholic School Joseph Ciccoianni, Principal ........ (714) 637-6822 School of Religious Educa on/Catequistas [English] Robin Mayes ................ (714) 998-1070 [Español] Carmen Estrada . (714) 637-4360 x106 Sewing Circle Ellen Riopel ................................. (714) 488-3207 Spritual Advisor Deacon Joe Esparza ............ (714) 637-4360 X129 Ushers Joe Costanza ............................... (714) 532-5494 Young at Heart Pat Vega ...................................... (714) 637-2014 Young Adult Ministry Adrian Chávez ............................. (714) 225-4261 Youth Ministry/Adolescentes La nos Kirsten King, Director ......... (714) 637-4360 x210 April Cur n, Asst. Director . (714) 637-4360 x215 Shyntia Ospino, Admin. Assist. (714) 637-4360 x221