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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


RENEW MY CHURCH | Zoom Meeting MONDAY, December 7, 2020
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish RENEW MY CHURCH 101 ALL PARISHIONERS to a zoom meeting known as Renew My Church As of Today. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information about the entire process. It is an opportunity to ask questions or share concerns with Fr. Mike. The meeting will be conducted in English and Spanish as needed. If you do not use computers, p...

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From Fr Mike Shanahan | Sunday, December 7, 2020
From Fr. Mike Shanahan, our Pastor One of the things I enjoy doing is reading reflections about the Gospels from various Scripture scholars. John Shea is a master storyteller and always among the first I explore in trying to understand the importance of a scriptural message. I was inspired by his reflection on the nature of Jesus as the Teacher. Jesus would use any encounter or situation for th...

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Prayer Requests | December 7, 2020

Posted on December 02, 2020 in: General News

Prayer Requests | December 7, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Hector De León, Aura Rizzo, Christine Finnerly, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody, Clarita Nuñez, Maria Crespo, Deacon Daniel Patiño, Lia Aspergren, Griffen Marks, Rod Reyes, Martha Lopez Elias, Braden Aherm, Leticia Pensamiento, Heladia Aguirre, and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Armando Suyosa, Wil...

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Readings for December 7, 2020

Posted on December 02, 2020 in: General News

Readings for December 7, 2020
Second Sunday of Advent Lectionary: 5 Reading 1  IS 40:1-5, 9-11 Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her service is at an end, her guilt is expiated; indeed, she has received from the hand of the LORD double for all her sins. A voice cries out: In the desert prepare the way of the LORD! Make straight ...

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