Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28: 16-20. In the first reading, Jesus tells his Apostles that they will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon them, and then he ascends into heaven. In his Letter to the Ephesians, Saint Paul affirms the hope enjoyed by all who believe in the promise and power of Christ. In Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus commissions the Apostles to make disciples of all nations, and assures them that he will be with them, always, until the end of the age.
Ascensione del Signore
L’Ascensione inaugural la missione della Chiesa. Il Signore Gesù, accolto nella Gloria del padre, ma nascosto alla nostra vista sensibile, abita in noi spiritualmente e continua con noi l’opera di salvezza, dichiarando che siamo destinati all vita eterna
Mass Intentions For The Week
Sunday May 24, 2020
7:30 John DeLucchi +
8:45 Angelina & Guido Torre +
10:15 Admiral Thomas F, Brown, III +
11:45 The Pierini & Spes Families +
1:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
5:00 The Aicardi, Dal Cin, & Camoriani Families +
Monday May 25, 2020
7:00 Marco & Sabina Zolezzi +
9:00 Victor, Emily, & Theresa Candia + – Angela Canepa + (Conc.)
Tuesday May 26, 2020
7:00 Birthday of Jerry Ortega Bini
9:00 Lorenzo & Angela Lazio + – John Zuffo + (Conc.)
Wednesday May 27, 2020
7:00 Frank Sanguinetti +
9:00 Peter Domenici, III +
Thursday May 28, 2020
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre & Family +
9:00 Dominic & Frank Romeo +
Friday May 29, 2020
7:00 Caterina & Filippo Besagno +
9:00 In Honor of Madonna della Guardia
Saturday May 30, 2020
7:30 Anton & Angela Canepa +
9:00 For the Soul of Gelasio Bini +
5:00 Guilio Guidi +
Gianna Jean Ostarello
Matthew Frustaci and Malia Powers
Admiral Thomas F, Brown, III
Second Collection: Today we have a second collection for the Catholic Communications Campaign. If you donate through our website, please select the designation “Second Collection.”
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Daily Rosary: When the Coronavirus ends: we are now praying the Rosary daily following the 7:00AM Mass. Come join us in front of Our Lady’s altar!
Alcoholics Anonymous: When the coronavirus ends, the AA Meets every Thursday at 6:00 PM, in the parish center. “Don’t believe in miracles? A bunch of drunks got together and solved a problem!” Unofficial AA motto.
Saints Peter and Paul Salesian School Accepting Applications: Our K-8 Salesian school is accepting applications for this year and next. Call the school at 415-421-5219 for more information, and visit sspeterpaulsf.org/ to learn more about the school.
School Art Show! The lockdown did not stop our Pre-Kers and K-8 students from producing the annual Sunrise art Show! Go here to see the work of the Pre-K, go here to see Grades K-5, and go here to see the work of Grades 6-8.
Virtual Pentecost Retreat for Youth! The Salesian Youth Ministry is participating in two Ignite! Virtual Pentecost retreats. There is one for Middle/High Schooler’s on May 23, and one for young adults on the 30th. Go here to register:
Monthly Gatherings for Men Discerning a Priestly Vocation: These are discontinued for now, but the email address are valid for those men who are interested: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at email@example.com “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!
Women in the Mystical Tradition of the Catholic Church: Women have played an integral role in developing the Catholic Mystical Tradition. Join Dr. Anthony Lilles, Dean of Academics at St. Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park California, as he guides students on an exploration through the lives and works of the Church’s most important women teachers of Catholic mysticism. This class is open to everyone, but it’s especially geared towards catechists, parish leaders, evangelists, parochial religion teachers, those discerning a vocation, and those interested in growing in their life of prayer. It’s on Zoom (so you can ask questions!) the fee is $20 for all the courses, and the next one is this Tuesday at 7PM on the great St. Catherine of Siena. Go here to learn more and register: https://sfarchdiocese.org/mystics
Speaking of Vocations: Could God be Calling Me? YES!: God calls each of us to life, to wholeness, and to service. The task of the young adult is to discern what path God wants him or her to follow.
The Lord calls most people to marriage and family. For the Christian young adult this is a very important decision. Choosing to marry is not just a romantic response, but also a very specific process that includes prayer, investigation, involvement, and experience.
God calls some people to religious life as a Sister, Brother, or Priest. A religious vocation follows the same process. We call this the discernment process. Want to learn more about the Salesian Vocation? Email Fr. John Roche, SDB at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 24 The Ascension of the Lord
Monday 25 Easter Weekday, Bede the Venerable; Priest, Doctor,Gregory VII; Pope,
Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi; Virgin
Tuesday 26 Philip Neri; Priest
Wednesday 27 Easter Weekday, Augustine of Canterbury; Bishop
Thursday 28 Easter Weekday
Friday 29 Easter Weekday
Saturday 30 Easter Weekday
Sunday 31 Pentecost Sunday
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