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Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

We have always welcomed people from many corners of the world and from different ways of life. We believe this is what God asks us to do. This is what we mean with our mission statement which states that we Seek Unity. Celebrate Diversity. By Praying, Caring, Sharing. This is our bold statement and we enthusiastically embrace it.

Letter from the Pastor


From Fr. Mike Shanahan | November 18
Prayer and Community are a great source of strength for many, especially LGBT people. As stated by our American Catholic Bishops in a 1997 document entitled, Always Our Children: “Welcome homosexual persons into the faith community, and seek out those on the margins. Avoid stereotyping and condemning. Strive first to listen.” It is good to have an oppor...

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Divine Renovation | Sharing Group, November 18
We invite you to join our Sharing Group which will gather in the rectory at 9:00 AM on Sunday, Nov. 18. We will begin with a simple breakfast then move onto sharing YOUR WITNESS. With the Holy Spirit as our guide, let us not be afraid but make disciples and transform our parish. This book enables us to focus our discussion on bringing our parish from maintenance to mission. You can easily ob...

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Soup Kitchen | Christmas Gifts Request
We need NEW presents, mostly for men who spend a lot of time outside. Think of warm clothes like thermal, fleece, flannel… sweaters, heavy socks, long johns, etc in sizes: XL, XXL, XXXL. Kindly wrap and mark the size and please indicate if is for a man, woman or child. Please place your gifts in a box by St. Joseph’s altar in the church. Remember, this year we are serving over 2...

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Keep them in your prayers

Posted on October 25, 2018 in: General News

Keep them in your prayers
OUR SICK: Erlinda, Reyes, Francisco Garcia, Cande Muller, Max Delsoin, Gloria Parayno, Ombelina Ocaña, Ed Hannan, Nancy Coraretti, Tina Martinez, Gabriel Cabael, Gloria Flores, Armie Reyes, Rafael Jimenez, Hector De Leon, Laura Carrera, Angelica Rodriguez, Josue Luis Ramirez, Gloria Garduño, Orlando Guzman, Roberta Stadler and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: D...

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