Isaiah 66:10-14c; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20, or 10:1-9. The prophet Isaiah instructs us to rejoice because the Lord assures us he will extend prosperity and comfort. In Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, he writes that the cross of Jesus Christ has brought about a new creation, one which will bring peace and mercy to those who follow him. Luke’s Gospel tells of Christ appointing and sending seventy-two followers out in pairs – like lambs among wolves –with instructions on how to labor in the field and proclaim the kingdom of God.
Domenica 14A Del Tempo Ordinario

La vera Gloria di Dio non può essere diffusa da nessuna propaganda e tantomeno da un sistema pubblicitario. L’affermazione della Parola di Dio passa attraverso la testimonianza della nostra vita fervida e gioiosa e della nostra franchezza nell’annunciare la Buona Novella.




From Fr. Gael: There is a very interesting point in this piece of the Gospel where Jesus sends 72 disciples out to work in his name. From the very beginning of Christ’s ministry, it is not about “Lone Rangers.” It is about working in community. Granted that working in pairs is minimal community, but it is community. That should say something to us about how we realize ministry in parish life. It is not about “Lone Rangers,” but rather about community.

There are so many cases in the long history of the Church, where one charismatic personality starts projects which disappear when, in the course of time, the individual disappears. Yet the Church, and the great religious communities in the Church, enjoy a long history in the service of the church. Their charismatic gift and call are entrusted to charismatic persons who form communities around them to carry on the gift and call to service. It is much bigger than any one of us.

And so, within the context of our Church community of Saints Peter and Paul, it is never about “Lone Rangers” but about all of us, the entire community, answering the call and gift of service to all.

–Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  July 7, 2019
7:30 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
8:45 Frank & Linda Machi +
10:15 Thanksgiving from Rosemary Tin and the Tin Family
11:45 Joseph Maggiora and the Maggiora Family + – Loriano & Anita Belluomini + (Conc.)
1:00 Domenico, Francesca, Tom, Giuseppe, & Frances Cresci +
5:00 The Pierini & Spes Families +

Monday  July 8, 2019
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre & Family +
9:00 Victor, Emily, & Theresa Candia +

Tuesday   July 9, 2019
7:00 Frank Sanguinetti +
9:00 Guy & Susie Fabri + – Thanksgiving from Madelyn Fossat (Conc.)

Wednesday July 10, 2019
7:00 Andrea Genoveffa +
9:00 Margaret Cresci + – Maddalena Ianello + (Conc.)

Thursday   July 11, 2019
7:00 Louise DeLucchi +
9:00 Chan Mei Kwan +

Friday  July 12, 2019
7:00 Louis Ferralis +
9:00 Anniversary of the Death of Celestina Sbragia + –

Deceased Members of the Bonjean Family + (Conc.)

Saturday  July 13, 2019
7:30 The Ettorina Cardella Family +
9:00 Rose Damato Bowles +
5:00 Anniversary of the Death of Jose C. Bugayong +

Dan Raleigh and NhuNhu Nguyen

Particular Items

Faith Sharing Group: Tuesday’s Faith Sharing Group has been cancelled.

Salesian Cooperators: The Salesian Cooperators group will meet Tuesday, July 9 at 7PM at the Club conference room. Meetings usually last for sixty minutes. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For questions on becoming a Salesian Cooperator (Don Bosco’s Third order), contact Frank Lavin at, 415-310-8551 or Deacon Edward Te at

Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. Our Scripture Study is on hiatus through the summer. The parking lot will be open.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The AA Meets every Thursday at 6:00 PM, in the parish center. “The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking.”-Third Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Pre-K Accepting Applications: The Laura Vicuna Pre-Kindergarten of Ss. Peter and Paul School is accepting applications for the fall semester. Please email ( or call  (415-296-8549) to request an application. Please visit our website for more details.

SF Police Department Community Meeting: Members of the SFPD will host a community meeting on Thursday, July 18 at 5:00 PM in the Parish Center. All are invited to attend and make your concerns known or to express appreciation to the members of the Police Department.

School Uniform Day: School Uniforms will be on sale in the cafeteria from 8:30 AM until noon on Saturday, July 20.

AND Speaking of the Good SFPD: We are once again proud to host ‘National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 6 in the playground (the picture above is from last year’s event!). National Night Out is a nationwide set of community-building gatherings with the police and the citizens. There is great food, games for kids, and your chance to rub shoulders with the members of the SFPD. Their service is often dangerous, frequently thankless, but who among is not inexpressibly grateful when they come to help? Here’s your chance to express that gratitude!

Mission Appeal: This year’s Mission Appeal will be on July 20-21. We will be joined by Sr Celeste.

Dinner for the Poor: We will host our monthly dinner for the poor (last Sunday of each month) on Sunday, July 28. The dinner is at 5:00PM, please be in the café by 4, if you are a volunteer.

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day Camp: Day Camp began on June 11 and runs through August 9, Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4:30 PM. Before and after camp care is also included. Ages served are 3 1/2 to 9. For complete information, contact Joselyn Staley at or (415) 397-3068.

San Francisco Ninth Annual Rosary Rally! On Saturday, October 5, you are invited join Catholics from around the Bay Area at the 9th Annual Rosary Rally. Events begin at St. Mary’s Cathedral, and will include a Eucharistic Procession from the Cathedral to UN Plaza. There will be a Saints Peter and Paul contingent—we will have more details soon. For full details about the Rally, go here.
Monthly Gatherings for Men Discerning a Priestly Vocation: Our Lord told Peter and the others that they are to be Fishers of Men!  “Interested in knowing more about the priesthood as a vocation? Discernment involves listening to God, learning about yourself, and seeking the guidance of others. Discernment is not a solitary endeavor. There are two options: In Redwood City on the first Monday of each month, from 6:15 – 8:30PM at St. Pius X Church, 1100 Woodside Rd. Redwood City; In San Francisco on the first Thursday of each month, from 6:15 – 8:30PM at Church of the Epiphany, 826 Vienna Street, San Francisco. The program is Eucharistic Adoration in the church, followed by dinner and discussion in the rectory. For more information, Fr. Tom Martin at or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

Together in Holiness: Discover God’s Plan for your Family! Four the Fourth year in a row, the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the St. John Paul II Foundation will present the ‘Together in Holiness’ Conference. The event will be held at Immaculate Heart Church in Belmont on Saturday, August 3, from 9:00AM—4:00PM. For more information, call Ed Hopfner  415-614-5547 or  You can register here. 

Mark Your Calendars! As some of you know, our dear Fr. Jose Lucero is being transferred to the Church of San Luis Rey in Laredo, Texas. He will serve as their new Pastor. We thank Fr. Jose for his service to us here at Saints Peter and Paul and we pray for him as he assumes his new responsibilities. There will be a reception of appreciation on Sunday, August 18, following the 10:15AM Chinese Mass. Everyone is invited to show Fr. Jose your gratitude and love!

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 07 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Monday 08 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Tuesday 09 Augustine Zhao Rong; Priest and Companions, Martyrs
Wednesday 10 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Thursday 11 Benedict; Abbot
Friday 12 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Saturday 13 Henry; King, Commemoration of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday  14 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Your faithful donations of last week will be published in next week’s bulletin.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

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