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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 | Sunday, July 12, 2020
I recently received one of the best gifts ever. It was a beautiful framed poem commonly known as “Desiderata” by Max Ehrman (1872-1945). I trust that many of you are familiar with it. I thought it might be a nice Summer reflection. Perhaps you can place it in a visible place in your home. It offers a rich, practical advice in times of adversity.   Go placidly ...

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Some Important New Points: The weekly Sunday Mass at 11 am will be bilingual. Limited to 50 attendees so registration is required. To register for the Mass, go either or to the Parish Facebook at “Our Lady of Lourdes Parish” and look for the Reopening Sign-up Form. We continue to seek volunteers for the Reopening Team after the liturgica...

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Readings for Sunday, July 12, 2020
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 103 Reading 1 IS 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as from the heavens the rain and snow come down and do not return there till they have watered the earth, making it fertile and fruitful, giving seed to the one who sows and bread to the one who eats, so shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; my word shall not return to m...

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Prayer Requests | July 12, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Nelflin and Elida Juarez, Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Manuel and Maricela Arreola, Armie Reyes, Gabriel Cabael, Hector De Leon, Christine Finnerly, Blaine Lisner, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody, the Madrigal Family, the Vivanco Family and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED:   OUR YOUNG...

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