Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Sunday Bulletin


Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 17, 2018

They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Psalm 92:14

Mass Intentions

Sat. June 16 4:00 pm Intentions of Dave & Kathy Lehr by Joe & Marcia Pecsi

Sat. June 16 6:00 pm Pro Populo

Sun. June 17 8:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Sun. June 17 11:00 am Pro Populo

Mon. June 18 7:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Tues. June 19 7:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Wed. June 20 7:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Thurs June 21 7:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Fri. June 22 7:00 am Intentions of All Fathers

Sat. June 23 4:00 pm Pro Populo

Sat. June 23 6:00 pm Intentions of All Fathers


First Reading — I have lifted high the lowly tree (Ezekiel 17:22-24).

Psalm — Lord, it is good to give thanks to you (Psalm 92).

Second Reading — Whether we are at home or away, we aspire to please the Lord (2 Corinthians 5:6-10).

Gospel — It is the smallest of all seeds, and becomes the largest of plants (Mark 4:26-34)


Monday: 1 Kgs 21:1-16; Ps 5:2-3ab, 4b-7; Mt 5:38-42

Tuesday: 1 Kgs 21:17-29; Ps 51:3-6ab, 11, 16; Mt 5:43-48

Wednesday: 2 Kgs 2:1, 6-14; Ps 31:20, 21, 24; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

Thursday: Sir 48:1-14; Ps 97:1-7; Mt 6:7-15

Friday: 2 Kgs 11:1-4, 9-18, 20; Ps 132:11-14, 17-18; Mt 6:19-23

Saturday: 2 Chr 24:17-25; Ps 89:4-5, 29-34; Mt 6:24-34

Sunday: Vigil: Jer 1:4-10; Ps 71:1-6ab, 15ab, 17; 1 Pt 1:8-12; Lk 1:5-17

Day: Is 49:1-6; Ps 139:1-3, 13-15; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66, 80


Sunday: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time; Father’s Day

Tuesday: St. Romuald

Thursday: St. Aloysius Gonzaga; Summer begins

Friday: St. Paulinus of Nola; Ss. John Fisher and Thomas More

Saturday: Blessed Virgin Mary

Our Sick/Reza Por Nuestros Enfermos

Andrew Dixon - The James Ellis Family – Lori Luczak -Randy Scott - Barbara Crosby - Richard Gouin, Jr. - Lisa Marshall-Vargas - Dan Brown - Christie Sackett - Kayla Connolly - Christopher Anderson -Sandra Culp - Pat Olsen - Harry Brown - James Gamber-Julie Oldenburg Klekas - Jo Chastain - Gail Frampton - Mary Glennon - Sheila Merrill - Louis Lab – Mr & Mrs Herrera - Joseph Clubb- Jack Johantgen - Doris Elliott - Jim McMullen - Jean Poole - Gloria Llamas - Charlie and Rose Hardy - Janet Girardot - Patricia Giuffrida - The LeCavalier Family- Jimmy Elsworth- Gerardo Rico- Robert Connelly- Evelyn Perez- De Ann Strang- Kylee Anderson- Kim Lihigh-Gorge Maldonado-Kathy Powell- Diana Laird- Terry Wilkenson- John Morgan- David Savage-Margaret Workman- Abraham Workman- Margie Snow-Rex Becerra-Pat Wert- Phil Hartz-Cindy Schlick-Carmelita Lustig- Paul Lustig- Alan LeCavalier- Lynn Burgoyne-Brigit-Sullivan Salamon- Marie Neis-Jacob Gersick-Ignacio Patron- Brandon Browning- Paige Butterfield- David Lehr-Kathy Lehr- Michael Myers-Gabe Jacobsen-Mike Connelly-Coss Connolly- Kalea Ramos- Cap Aubrey Sr.- Briley Patterson- Stu Butterfield- Downing Morgan-Amailia Henson- Lupe Santana-Sandy McWhithy- Dorothy James-Shawn Johnson-Juanita Trudel-Bryan Winzenread- Mr & Mrs Betts

Second Collections-June

17th – Priest Retirement Fund

Witness to Life

Witness to Life will not be holding meetings during the summer months of June, July and August. Many of our members have very busy schedules this summer and thought it best to give our members the time needed to take care of family needs. We will be manning our Witness to Life phone 24/7 in case of a woman with an unexpected pregnancy needs assistance. Our number is 760-920-9616. We look forward to planning our fall events, which includes abstinence education and healthy relationships. For more information please call the parish office at 760-872-7231.

Happy Father's Day!!

Father's come join Missionaries of the Poor and Witness to Life for your complementary breakfast, Sunday, 9am to 11:30am, in the parish hall. See you there.

Ice Cream Social

St. Vincent de Paul Society ( Immaculate Heart of the Eastern Sierra conference) will be having an Ice Cream Social after the 4:00 pm Mass on Saturday, June 30, 2018. As a Thank you for your help and Continued support!

Anyone that is interested in becoming part of the St. Vincent de Paul Society is welcome to come join a meeting.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus are proud to have awarded two one thousand dollar scholarships at the recent Bishop High School Senior Awards assembly.

Congratulations to Kristen Lamb who will attend Boston University, and to Chloe Almeida who will attend Washington State University. We wish them good luck and may “ God Speed”!

WITNESS TO LIFE has created

Angel's Nook

A cupboard full of new and gently used

baby clothing to provide for those in need.

Call Pat at (760) 872-3016 or

Carole at (760) 872-2731 for assistance.


Have you ever noticed how many parables of Our Lord center on the image of the growth of small seeds? These parables underline for us the need of patience. These parables of growth underline for us the point that we should not look for immediate results and that harvests do not ripen quickly. In this age of instant results, it is difficult for us to be patient with the slow growth of our work. We must live with the conviction that it is one person who sows and another who reaps. Be content to think of yourself as a person who sows. If we, by the grace of God, gladly do some careful sowing now, God will give the increase in his good time.

Vincentian Meditation:

St. Vincent de Paul was a great inspiration to Frederic Ozanam in his life, work and writings. For Vincent, however, and for Frederic, it was the charity of Christ which pressed them on to do what they did for the poor of their time. It is a mystery how God could love mankind, disfigured by sin and infidelity. Likewise, it is a mystery of God that you, as members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, are able to love people who are often so unattractive in their poverty. As you work for and visit the poor, take heart from the thought that you are reflecting into this dark world the light and love of God. St. Vincent told us: “I should not consider a poor peasant or a poor woman according to their exterior, nor according to what seems to be the extent of their intelligence; for often they do not seem to have either the face or the mind of reasonable persons, so gross and earthly are they. But turn the medal and you will see by the light of faith that the Son of God, who wished to be poor, is represented to us by these poor…”

St. Vincent De Paul wrote,” To be involved in the service of Jesus, is a sacred trust to which we have been invited”.

For Assistance Call St. Vincent De Paul: 760-920-1605

Immaculate Heart Of The Eastern Sierra, SVDP

The Immaculate Heart Of The Eastern Sierra, Society of St. Vincent de Paul next meeting will be on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at parish classroom.

Thank You All...

In humble gratitude, I wish to thank the Knights of Columbus who sponsored my Silver Anniversary of Priesthood celebration and everyone who attended this celebration. Thank you all for supporting me in my life, faith and ministry and for making this a truly memorable event.

Blessing to you all,

Fr. John Gracey

No Spanish Mass

Due to the Spanish Prayer Group Father's Day Dinner celebration in the parish hall, There will be no Spanish Mass on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

We Need CCD Volunteers

CCD classes begin next September! We need volunteers to help us in our First Communion classes. Help teachers conduct their class, learn prayers in Spanish & English. Will you have CCD students in your family? Classes are just one hour once a week. Assistance is always nearby. Call the Office 760-872-7231 weekdays from 9 to 3.

Dress and Etiquette for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Before entering the church, please be sure cell phones are turned off. And please no food, drink or chewing gum in the church.

Please enter and exit the church in silence and in respect for those who are preparing for Mass and for those who remain after Mass for a private thanksgiving. Conversations should be outside!

Wear attire that is fitting for a Holy Place. Attire that is not fitting includes: short dresses,short skirts, shorts, halters, tank tops and any attire that is revealing. For the men, long pants are preferred.

Arrive on time and remember the one hour fast before the reception of Holy Communion.