Church of the Epiphany
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 20, 2008 Bulletin


Meetings This Week

Sunday, January 20

8:00am CAF Faith Formation
9:00am DR Knights of Columbus
11:00am RH RCIA
12:15pm CHP Guitar Lessons
1:00pm YM Latino Youth Group
2:30pm CH Baptisms


Monday, January 21

~NO MEETINGS~ - ~OFFICE CLOSED~


Tuesday, January 22

11:00am CAF Over 50
5:00pm RH Youth Ministry
6:00pm RH Education Commission
7:00pm SMJ Grupo Hispano
7:00pm SMA SCC (TZ)


Wednesday, January 23

7:00pm SMA SCC (FB)
8:00pm DR Grupo Progreso


Thursday, January 24

6:30pm CAF School: Parents’ meeting for First Communion
7:00pm 7W Grupo de Oracion
7:00pm YM Latino Youth Group
7:30pm CRY Epip.of the Lord
8:00pm DR AA (English)


Friday, January 25

7:00pm CAF Knights of Columbus


Saturday, January 26

9:30am CH Faith Formation
10:00am SCH School of Religion/Faith Formation
11:00am CH Baptisms
4:00pm CH Confessions
6:00pm CAF Latino Youth Group
8:00pm DR Grupo Progreso


Sunday, January 27

11:00am RH RCIA
12:15pm CHP Guitar Lessons
1:00pm YM Latino Youth Group
2:00pm RH Filipino Consultative Board
2:30pm CAF Epiphany School’s
Open House
2:30pm CH Baptisms
5:00pm CAF Santo Niño Reception


Mass Intentions

Sunday, January 20

6:30am Rosina Cava
8:30am Thanksgiving: Dante Tayag
10:00am Tomas & Lucia Agpoon
11:30am Daniel Solorzano Jr.
1:00pm Dominador Aquino Jr.
5:30pm Telesfora Basco


Monday, January 21

6:30am Fausto & Segunda Masangkay
8:00am Community Mass:

Rev. Martin Avila
Rev. Lawrence Krause


Tuesday, January 22

6:30am Alice Sullivan
8:00am Nino Andreoli & Monica Montano


Wednesday, January 23

6:30am Juan Pasalo
8:00am Paz Sison


Thursday, January 24

6:30am Patrick J. Conroy
8:00am Marcelina Padilla


Friday, January 25

6:30am John J. Conroy
8:00am Intention of Valeria Kim


Saturday, January 26

8:00am Macario & Telesfora Rulloda
5:30pm John Mazza


Sunday, January 27

6:30am Gloria Grover
8:30am Carmelo Mazza
10:00am People of the Parish
11:30am Celina Lay
1:00pm Rodolfo Cheng
5:30pm Thanksgiving: Carmen Uchi & Family


Pray for the Sick

Juana Aguirre
Arnold & Allyson Artes
Gilbert Ascano
Danny Bernal
Pat Blea
Dominic Carranza
Nathan Carzon
Merlita Ceguerra
Brother Haig Charshaf, FSC
Carmen Cintron
Melton Diaz
Mike Fahey
Guillermo Guillen
Alana Kinglo

Mark Lawrence
Diana Leung
BreeAnna Linder
Charlie Lintini
Eleanor Mandoli
Celeste McFarland
Luciano Miguel
Stephen Miller Jr.
Rosauro Pascual
Peg Philpott
Angelica Reyes
Eufracia Simpliciano
Luis Soto


Pray for the Dead

Maria Aguilar
Eusedio Ancheta
Louisa Baciocco
Brother Columban Dreby, FSC
Miguela Lim
Rev. Joseph Patrick O’Reilly
Chito Sansano

All those who have died from violence this past week.



News from the Church of the Epiphany

Coming Up This Week


Parish Office Closed

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, the Parish Office will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2008.


Feather Falls Casino

The Grupo Hispano invites you to join them on a trip to Feather Falls Casino on Saturday, January 26th, 2008. The cost is $17 with a $10 cash-back bonus. The bus leaves at 7:00am sharp in front of the cafeteria.

For information and reservations please call MariaElena Herrera at (415) 585-7878.


Mardi Gras

The San Francisco County Council of Catholic Women requests the honor of your presence at their Annual Lucheon featuring “Fashions by Simi’s” on Sunday, January 27th, 2008 at the Olympic Club Lakeside (Skyline Boulevard in San Francisco). The event begins at 11:30am with No Host Cocktails & Silent Auction and is followed by a lucheon at 12:30pm. For reservations and information please Kathy Parish-Reese at (650) 756-8158. Hurry, space is limited!


“Late Nite Catechism”

“Late Nite Catechism” is a one-woman play featuring an outlandish nun who is guaranteed to have you laughing out loud in no time. The interactive, Off-Broadway show is coming to St. Brendan Parish Center (201 Ulloa Street in San Francisco) on Saturday, January 26th, 2008 starting at 6:00pm with appetizers and drinks for $45. Order your tickets now! (No children please.)


Mandatory Eucharistic Minister and Lector Meeting

Eucharist Ministers and Lectors will have a mandatory meeting on Sunday, February 3rd, 2008 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the School Cafeteria.


Ash Wednesday

Mark your calendars! Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching. It will be observed on Wednesday, February 6th, 2008.


Announcements

Epiphany School Open House

There will be an Open House for prospective families to learn about Epiphany School on Sunday, January 27th beginning at 2:30pm in the school cafeteria. Come meet the teachers, students, administration, and parents and find out more about the school’s program. Applications will be available for the 2008-2009 school year. Come enjoy refreshments and participate in a raffle.


Adult Confirmation Classes

Adult Catholics who have received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist, and regularly participate in the life and worship of the Catholic community, but have NOT yet received the sacrament of Confirmation are invited to participate in our program of preparation for Confirmation. The classes will be held on Thursdays and one Wednesday evening February 7th, 14th, 21st, 27th and March 6th and 13th from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Those who are interested are encouraged to pick up the registration form in the Parish Office.


CYO School Bus Drivers Needed

CYO Transportation Services of Daly City, a program of Catholic Charities CYO, has employment opportunities for individuals who wish to be a school bus driver.

  • CHP-Certified School Bus Driver Training provided at no cost
  • Must have a clean driving record; DMV H-6 printout required
  • Drug testing, fingerprinting and background check required
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be responsible, punctual, and team-oriented
  • Full & Part time hours available
  • We offer excellent benefits package and competitive pay.

If interested, please contact Bill Avalos, Operations Manager, at bavalos@cccyo.org or (650) 757-2117 for an interview. A new training class begins Monday, Jan.28th. Call for information.


For Your Information

Parish Thank You Dinner - February 2, 2008

Are you a member of a Commission, Committee or Task Force? Are you a lector, a Eucharistic Minister, or Usher? Are you a Catechist or a Coach? Do you cover the front desk at the office? Anyone who has given his or her time or talent in these or any other way to make Epiphany better is invited to attend the annual Thank You Dinner on Saturday, February 2nd, at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. This is an opportunity for the staff to say “Thank You” for all that you have done during the past year. Please RSVP with Jenny at (415) 333-7630 by Monday, January 28th.


St. Patrick’s Day Dinner/Dance and Raffle

We invite everyone to join us at our annual St.Patrick’s Day Dinner/Dance on Saturday, March 8th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. Also, we are selling $100 raffle tickets for a chance at winning $5,000!! Dinner and raffle tickets are available at the Parish Office Mondays-Fridays from 9am-5pm.


Communion for the Homebound

If you have a relative in the parish who has returned home from a stay in the hospital, and would like a visitor to bring him/her Holy Communion, please phone the office (415) 333-7630 and let Sister Marilyn know.


Today’s Second Collection

Our second collection today is for our Athletic Program.


Next Week’s Second Collection

Our second collection next week is for the Church in Latin America.



Last Week’s Collection Totals

The first collection: $9,466.65
The second collection:
$3,250.65


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Reflections GOSPEL: John 1: 29-34


John the Baptist had the great honor of preparing the way for Jesus. Through John’s preaching and baptizing, the people’s hearts were ready for the coming of the Lamb of God. John had spent his entire life listening to God’s word. And when Jesus, the Messiah, finally came, God helped John to recognize him.

1.) Very often we get so busy and noisy that God’s voice is completely drowned out. We are not always prepared to recognize Jesus in our daily lives.

2.) What will you do to become a better listener?