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Just Say "Yes, Lord!"

Posted by Madeline Flores on 10/21/20

  There is nothing worse than going through one of life’s storms and feeling like you’re alone. When there is a group in your church working to preserve, protect, and help marriages, struggling couples have a safe place to turn. And, they feel less isolated in their struggles as ... Read More »

It's Ok not to be Ok right now!

Posted by Madeline Flores on 10/20/20

  Dear STL Family,   While the above quote conjures up a beautiful visual image, it also prompts me to reflect on the things we cling to and have to let go of or put on hold.    I want to thank the handful of volunteers joining our Pastoral ... Read More »

Autumn -- The Season of the Soul

Posted by Madeline Flores on 10/11/20

I notice that Autumn is...  more the Season of the Soul than of Nature.                                                                       ... Read More »

Hello October and Welcome Back

Posted by Madeline Flores on 10/02/20

Welcome back home, Fr. Ron! We missed you!  You are always in our prayers! Dear STL Family,   The season of Fall is officially here, but I'm not seeing it in the trees or leaves on the ground where I traditionally see the season colors. But I know it's ... Read More »

It's All Good, Really!

Posted by Madeline Flores on 9/27/20

  “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles”  (2 Corinthians 1: 3, 4a) Dear STL Family,   WOW! Can you believe today, Friday, Sept. 25th marks the ... Read More »

September, A Time to Remember

Posted by Madeline Flores on 9/19/20

Dear STL Families,   September usually conjures up exciting emotions among members of my family - summer ends, school begins, neighborhood pick-up games end, college and professional football games begin. These emotions were quelled by COVID but we're hanging on to hope or seeking new joys. Instead of looking ... Read More »

Heads Up! Get Swept Up with STL Happenings!

Posted by Madeline Flores on 9/14/20

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding for perhaps too frequent Flocknote communications. There are just some time sensitive events/activities that we need to share with you. The 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign of fasting and prayer vigils is approaching --September 23 – November 1 to ... Read More »

STL Faith Formation Sessions Delayed

Posted by Madeline Flores on 9/04/20

Dear STL Families,   No kidding! Things have changed already and so quickly. I recently informed you that Faith Formation registration has begun. That's true. What has changed though is our start time for the programs -- Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Sacramental Prep, Middle and High School catechetical ... Read More »

Weekly Connection September 3, 2020

Posted by Madeline Flores on 9/03/20

Come inside GOD's house. It's much cooler! We got the Green Light to reopen our church doors and indoor worship space beginning this week. Saturday 5:00 pm live-streamed Masses are indoors. Sunday 9:00 am Masses remain outdoors. Dear STL Families,   One of my favorite childhood outdoor games was "Red Light, ... Read More »

Pastoral Associate's Weekly Connection August 30, 2020

Posted by Madeline Flores on 8/30/20

Dear STL Families,   Here in Southern California, the end of August is the end of what has been a very hot summer. By this time each year, I'm ready for some milder weather and an awesome End of Summer party. I think we can all agree that the ... Read More »