OLPH Christmas Extravaganza
Admission is free! All parishioners are wel- come! Come join us for an evening to get in the Christmas Spirit, featuring holiday music by the OLPH Band and Choir, as well as a production of Dickens’s classic, A Christmas Carol.
When: December 18, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: BHS Harvey Auditorium
"Transformation in Wisdom" - At Prayer with St. John of the Cross - Six Day Silent Directed Retreat
St. John of the Cross was a 16th century Spanish Carmelite who is considered one of the greatest mystics and spiritual teachers of the Church. Father Steve Coffey will lead us in this retreat and share with us the wisdom and spiritual passion of this great saint and how his experience of God can lead us deeper into our own inner longing. This retreat is for people of all walks of life--clergy, religious, and lay people who long for a deep personal experience of God’s love and presence, and who feel drawn to an extended conversation with the Lord. For more information, please call St. Anthony Retreat at (559) 561-4595.
When: January 3-9, 2015
Contact: St. Anthony Retreat Center - 559-561-4595
Retrouvailles - Married Singles Lifestyle
The Married Singles Lifestyle describes couples that may have lost a sense of closeness they once had as marriage partners and are living more like roommates. Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) teaches couples how to survive times like these in their marriages. This program has helped 10’s of 1000’s of couples experiencing difficulty at all levels of marital distress from disillusionment to deep misery. For confidential information about or to register for the January program in Bakersfield beginning with a weekend on Jan. 16th--18th. Call 661-747-2212 or email: Bakersfield@RetroCA.com or visit the web site at www.HelpOurMarriage.com
When: January 16-18, 2015
Contact: 661-747-2212 or firstname.lastname@example.org
One Mile Pro-Life Walk and Family Picnic in LA (with Bishop Ochoa and Archbishop Gomez)
Bishop Armando Ochoa cordially invites you, your family, and your ministry group to join him and the metropolitan Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose Gomez, for the first-ever large-scale event in downtown LA uniting communities and inspiring positive actions by promoting the beauty and dignity of death. The less-than-a-mile walk will begin at La Placita on Olvera Street in Downtown LA and walk up Temple Street past the LA Cathedral, across Grand Avenue, down 1st Street, and across Broadway culminating in a family-friendly picnic at Grand Park with music, entertainment, speakers, food trucks, and exhibits from local organizations serving those in need. Don't miss out on this historic event! Bus Tickets available from Right to Life of Kern County, the church office, or by calling 833-2218, ext. 225. For more information: www.onelifela.org
When: January 17, 2015
Where: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: 833-2218, ext. 225
Jesse Romero - Catholic Lay Evangelist, Speaker
Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council 12719 presents nationally acclaimed radio and TV Catholic Lay Evangelist Jess Romero. Jesse will be presenting two programs, one in the afternoon for teens and one in the evening for adults. The event will take place in McGovern hall here at Christ the King. Tickets for the event will be available December 7.
When: January 25, 2015
Time (Youth): 4:00 pm - Teen Presentation (FREE) "Catholic Moral Virtues for Teens in Today's Society"
Time (Adults): 6:30 pm - ($20/person; $10 for presentation only) "Marriage in Today's Society"
Where: McGovern Hall, Christ the King Church
Tickets: Ed Lugo - (951) 903-8471
World Marriage Day
World Marriage Day with Bishop Armando Ochoa will be celebrated with Anniversary Couples on Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3pm at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in Fresno. Mar- ried Couples celebrating anniversaries of 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 + years are invited to register directly through the diocesan website, www.dioceseoffresno.org: Ministry/Family Life/ Submenu, or by e-mail or phone with Edith: email@example.com; 559.488.7474 ext. 103. There is a $10.00 fee to help defray the cost of the event. Anniversary couples will be seated together on a first come, first served basis and according to special needs. They will check in at the front entrance of the Church to verify their registration fees & seating assignments. There is limited handicap parking at the front of the Church; but for those who need assistance, there is access to drop off someone in the front of the Church. Seating will begin at 2:15pm, once the Spanish Mass has con- cluded. Everyone is to remain in the pews during Mass. How- ever, Bishop Ochoa will invite anniversary couples celebrating 60 or more years to have their pictures taken with him in the Church after Mass. All other anniversary couples will have the opportunity to be photographed with Bishop Ochoa at the Reception. Please bring your own camera of cell phone. Regis- tration is now open and registration will close on January 26.
When: Sunday, February 8, 2015
Where: St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Fresno
Who: Couples celebrating 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50+ anniversaries
Contact: Edith - firstname.lastname@example.org, or 559-488-7474 ext. 103
Santa Teresita Youth Conference Center