Church of the Epiphany
Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 22nd, 2009 Bulletin

Meetings This Week

Sunday, March 22

9:30am CAF Knights of Columbus
11:00am RH RCIA
2:00pm OKH Filipino Society
7:30pm DR AA (English)

Monday, March 23

8:00am OKH School (PLC)
5:30pm CRY Legion of Mary
7:00pm OKH St. Vincent de Paul
8:00pm DR Grupo Progreso

Tuesday, March 24

10:00am OKH Over 50 Club
5:00pm RH Youth Ministry
6:30pm OKH SCHOOL: Communion Parents
7:00pm CAF FAITH FORMATION: Communion Parents
7:30pm DR Social Responsibility

Wednesday, March 25

6:30pm OKH SCC (KK)
8:00pm DR Grupo Progreso

Thursday, March 26

11:30am CRY SCC (FC)
6:30pm OKH Epip. of the Lord
7:00pm CAF Grupo Oracion
7:00pm RH Adult Confirmation
7:30pm CHP Choir Rehearsal
8:00pm DR AA (English)

Friday, March 27

3:00pm RH SCC (CH)

Saturday, March 28

8:00am CH Lenten Recollection
9:30am 7W&7E Confirmation Level 1
9:30am SCH Faith Formation
10:00am CAF Faith Formation: English Communion Parents
11:15 am CAF Faith Formation: Spanish Communion Parents
4:00pm CH Confessions
8:00pm DR Grupo Progreso

Sunday, March 29

8:00am OKH School (PLC)
11:00am RH RCIA
3:00pm RH Filipino Consultative
7:30pm DR AA (English)

Mass Intentions

Sunday, March 22

6:30am Mariano & Maximina Raposas
8 :30am Maria & Giovanni Lombardi
10:00am I Tomas & Lucia Agpoon
11:30am Francisco Marin
1:00pm Carmen Uchi
5:30pm Abel C. Masangkay

Monday, March 23

6:30am Thanksgiving: Joe Valerga
Community Mass:

Intention: Bejamin Lising
Madge Nelson
Marcelino & Leogarda Naval
Betty Stevenson
Frank Crespo
Intention: Jun-Cheng Yang
Arthur Llagumo

Tuesday, March 24

6:30am Souls in Purgatory
8:00am Lena Fraguglia

Wednesday, March 25

6:30am Juan C. Pasalo
8:00am Millie Spagnulol

Thursday, March 26

6:30am Lucia Racadio & Marciana Ragan
8:00am Enrique Roman

Friday, March 27

6:30am Rodolfo J. Victoria
8:00am Intention: Stafford Williams

Saturday, March 28

8:00am Thanksgiving: Bernal Family
5:30pm Fidalma Benedtti & Luigi Guidi

Sunday, March 29

6:30am Andres I. Valera
8 :30am Katrina Leei
10:00am Annie Maylas
11:30am Nancy Navarro
1:00pm Victoriano Tirona
5:30pm Rodney Hansen

Pray for the Sick

Richard Anduha
Mabel Baker
Brother Haig Charshaf
Shirley De Long
Helen Doherty
Manuel Galvez
Donna Genner
William Guerra
Guillermo Guillen
Jane Guillory
Alicia Hernandez
Msgr. Bruce Dreier
Narcisa Gonzales
Leona Lawrence
Remigio Leonardo
Diana Leung
Ray Lopez
Encarnacion Mauricio
Joseph Marchand
Celeste McFarland
Josie Moggia
Jose Morazán
Rosita Murcia
Jillian Nava
Magdalena Nemenzo
Laurie Nocerino
Ray R.
Bill Richau
Father Thomas Seagrave
Richard Stokes
Claudette Swanson
Alfredo Tachiquin
Gloria Torrise
Joe Valerga
Conrado Sr. & Victorina Uy
George Vedamoni
Cristina Vergara
Remy Williams
Jun-Cheng Yang
To keep these names on the list, please notify us every 2 weeks.

Pray for the Dead

All those who have died from violence this past week.

Ereberta Cabardo

News from the Church of the Epiphany

Coming Up Soon

Lenten Recollection

The Knights of Columbus invite everybody to the Annual Lenten Recollection at O’Keefe Hall on Saturday, March 28th. The day will start at 8:00AM with a Mass at church. Free breakfast and lunch will be served. Speakers will be Fr. Eugene and Fr. Bart.

Centerplate Sign-Ups

Baseball season is here! Centerplate is an opportunity for the Parish and School to make revenues. Centerplate involves selling food in one of the concession stands at the ballpark. We need all the help we can get--whether you are an Epiphany parent or an Epiphany parishioner. Please call the Parish Office (415) 333-7630 for dates. The more people go, the more $$$ we get.

Thank You!

Epiphany wishes to thank the Filipino task Force for their donation of $1,500 to the Church. Also, thank you to the Knights of Columbus for donating a refrigerator for O’Keefe Hall. Thank you!

Opportunity for Donations

Epiphany is looking for donations for:

1.) an oil Paschal Candle (approximately $500) and
2.) a Three-Compartment Sink for the cafeteria (approximately $600).

Anyone interested is asked to contact Fr. Eugene (415) 333-7630.

Rummage Sale & Food Fest!

Get ready for Spring Cleaning! Epiphany is planning it’s first ever Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 30th. We are accepting articles that are in GOOD CONDITION such as: clothing (men, women, & children), shoes, small electronics, kitchenware and others. For more information please call the Parish Office, M-F 9AM-5PM.


Feather Falls Casino

The Grupo Hispano invites you to Feather Falls Casino on Saturday, March 28th. They will be staying FIVE hours in the casino. The cost is $17 per person with $10 cash-back. The bus departs at 7:00AM from the corner of Italy & Naples Streets. For information or reservations, please contact Maria Elena (415) 585-7878.

Spaghetti & Meatball Takeout

ICF Br. 20 is having a Spaghetti & Meatball Takeout on Sunday, April 19th from 10:00AM-3:00PM in the cafeteria. Meals are $8 per person or $25 for a family of 4 and they include: spaghetti, meatballs, salad and bread. Leave order at the Parish Office or call Barbara (415) 333-8288.
Checks payable to:

Parish Mission: “Be Still & Know that I am GOD”

Mark your calendars for our Parish Mission, which will be held at 7:00pm in our church on:

  • Monday, April 6th: “God the Father” (Prayer)
  • Tuesday, April 7th: “God the Son” (Thanksgiving)
  • Wed., April 8th: “God the Holy Spirit” (Fasting)

Confessions on Wednesday, April 8th at 9:00AM and 6:00PM.

Holy Triduum

Holy Thursday (April 9th): 7:30PM

Good Friday (April 10th):
English Reflection 12:00PM
Spanish Reflection 7:30PM
Easter Vigil (April 11th): 8:00PM

Easter Sunday (April 12th): 5:00AM, 6:30AM, 8:00AM, 10:00AM, 11:30AM (Spanish) and 1:00PM. No 5:30PM Mass.

Attention Groups

We are asking that all groups reschedule their evening meetings during the week leading up to Easter (April 6th to April 11th). Please contact Jenny to make the necessary arrangements (415) 333-7630.

For Your Information


Congratulations to our St. Patrick’s Day raffle winners:

1st $5,000: Carmelita Reyes
2nd $2,500: Joseph Saitz
3rd $1,000: 10:00AM Ushers
4th $250: Mercedes Sanchez
5th $250: Maureen Moriarty
6th $250: Dori Ona
7th $250: Georgia Bregante & Family

Other winners: Wilson Lim, Rosario Lapuz,Cristina Balantac, Barbara Botttarini, Manny Peñalosa, Barbara Hagler, Joe Valerga and Tony Silva.

We want to thank all the members of the Social Cultural for all their hard work and everyone who supported our event! THANK YOU!

‘Sang Tinig “One Voice” Musical Concert

Epiphany’s School of Religion is having a musical fund-raiser “Humayo’t Humayag” (Evangelizing through Music) on Saturday, May 30th at 7:00PM in the church. Tickets are $15 and all proceeds benefit the School of Religion program. For info and tickets please contact Loy (415) 333-7630 ext.15

Flowers for Holy Week

We need calla lilies and other white flowers for Holy Thursday. Please bring them to the Parish Office byWednesday, April 8th. Spring flowers for Easter may be brought to the church by the morning of Saturday, April 11th.

Second Collections:

Today: “Loaves & Fishes”
Next Week: St. Vincent de Paul

Last Week’s Collection Totals

Sunday’s Offering: $8,728.39
Second Collection:

Reflections GOSPEL: John 3:14-21
In teaching Nicodemus, Jesus uses a familiar story from the Old Testament (Numbers 21:4-9) about Moses. When Moses lifted up a bronze snake in the desert for all to see, those who had been bitten by snakes were healed. Jesus says that he too must be lifted up so that all might have eternal life through him. He will be lifted up on the cross. But he will also be lifted up in his resurrection and in his ascension to the Father. Whoever looks at him in faith will receive eternal life.

Followers of Jesus recognize him as the light that came into the world. They live truthfully in the light, unlike those who choose the darkness and do evil deeds.

1.) Picture the entire world today as a patient in a doctor’s office. What might the doctor say is wrong with the world’s health?

2.) How do members of your family, school community, and parish show that they are living in the light?

3.) What can we do to help others choose to live truthfully in the light?

4.) List some of the problems Jesus might point out and name some of the ways the followers of Jesus can be healers in our world.