Bulletin - August 20, 2017

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Jubilee Year of Fatima


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Mary to three young shepherd children in the town of Fatima in Portugal. San Martin de Porres has several events and activities planned that will help you participate in this Centennial Anniversary.

1. We will be offering 33 Day to Morning Glory starting September 4th.

2. Pope Francis has offered a Plenary Indulgence for those who devoutly visit & pray before a statue of Our Lady of Fatima solemnly exposed for public veneration in any church during the days of the anniversary of the apparitions, the 13th of each month from May to October (2017).

3. Rosary on Wednesdays in the church during October, the Month of the Rosary at 7pm.

4. Outdoor Family Rosary on Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 12Noon





As part of our Centennial Celebration of the Appearances of Our Lady of Fatima, we invite you to take part in the self-retreat, “33 Days to Morning Glory” starting on September 4th. This “self retreat” involves daily meditation, prayer, and a Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on October 7th, the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Rosary. There are two ways to participate: through the texting service, WhatsApp. If you would like to participate through WhatsApp, please sign up at the Parish Office. If you would like to participate via our Facebook Page, kindly send us a message to let us know you are taking part in this self-retreat.




Nocturnal Adoration Society is inviting all parishioners to come Pray before the Eucharist for the Praise of God and the needs of the world. Join us for our next vigil, August 26, 2017, in the Family Life Center at 5:30pm for a general meeting followed by Mass at 6:30 p.m. The Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will then follow at 7:30pm in Our Lady’s Chapel, and will continue until midnight. Bring your Prayer Intentions on the night of the vigil.




“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I in the midst of them”. -Matthew 18:20

Join the Women of Faith Prayer Group every Thursday at 6:30 pm in CCD Room #3. This prayer group is an hour of communal prayer, scripture reading and reflection. Open to all women. For more information, contact Bertha Rodriguez at 956-206-9293.




New Office Hours: The office of Religious Education (CCD) will be changing their hours. Starting August 21, 2017.Closed Tuesdays. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00 am—12:00 noon, & 1:00 pm to 5:30pm. (Lunch hours may vary when CCD Classes begin).

Saturday: 9:00 am  -  2:00pm.



Registration for CCD classes has now closed, however, there are a few spots available. The following classes have spaces available as of Aug. 17, 2017.

Holy Communion 1st year, for : 2nd , 4th , 5th, 6th—8th grade.

Confirmation 1st. Year, (14yr. olds to 17 yr. olds)

Spiritual Enrichment (For those students who have received First Holy Communion) 4th—5th, and 6th—8th Grade. & Spiritual Enrichment for Pre K—1st Grade.

There is also space available for our RCIA Class (Adults). 

2nd Year Students for FHC or Confirmation you must re—register.

Availability is on a first come first served. Please contact the CCD office for availability. 956-725-2440



We are looking for Catechist and Catechist Aides for this coming CCD year. We are in need of : Catechists & Catechists Aides for our 8:30 am & 10:30am Saturday Classes.

Catechist Aides for, 6:00 pm Monday Class.



San Martin de Porres Parish is currently seeking nominations for the new ACTS Core Members. Nominations for new members should be registered parishioners of San Martin de Porres, be in good standing with the Catholic Church, have lived an adult’s ACTS Retreat, and served on an adult ACTS Team. Duties include: assisting in administration of all Parish ACTS activities, including retreats, reunions, and training. Please leave the name of your nomination at the Parish Office during regular office hours. Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 8, 2017



T– Shirt Sale


The ACTS Core will be selling San Martin de Porres Parish Logo T-Shirts. Adult $20.00,

Youth $10.00.

They will be available for sale September 2nd & 3rd  after each Mass. Thank you all for your support.




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