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.

常年期第十四主日

今天我們在讀經一中讀到依撒意亞先知所說的耶路撒冷豐盛寶藏,她的子民可以盡情吸取。教會是世上的耶路撒冷,也保有先知所說的寶藏,任由信友盡情吸取,那就是耶穌賜給心地良善的人的和平。我們身為教友要愛護教會,要和她休戚相關,和教會合作,把天國的和平傅到世界各地。

耶穌派七十二門徒去宣講天主之國時,交託給他們的使命,就是把和平、仁愛、溫良傳給普世萬民。這任務是艱辛的,「有如羔羊進入狼群」。因為世途險阻,尤其在今日;但耶穌是除免世罪的羔羊,祂「決心上耶路撒冷」,捨身死在十字架上救贖人類,所以我們不用害怕,萬事有祂作後盾,我們祇管依照着天主十誡和耶穌的言行,決心盡力做好我們教友應做的事,以身作則,使人看到我們的作為,光榮我們在天上的大父,這也就是讀經二中,聖保祿宗徒所說的誇耀主耶穌基督的十字架了

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 +

Weddings
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 FrankLavin@comcast.net, 415-310-8551 or Deacon Edward Te at EdTe@comcast.net.

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 (prek@sspeterpaulsf.org) 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 jstaley@salesianclub.org 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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “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 hopfnerE@sfarch.org.  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!

Acts 12:1-11; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; Matthew 16:13-19. The first reading recounts Peter’s miraculous liberation from prison. In the second reading, Paul, reflecting on his life of ministry, comments that he has fought the good fight. All the while he credits the Lord with rescuing him from every harm. In the Gospel, Jesus gives Peter the high honor of declaring him the Rock upon whom He will build His Church.
San Pietro e Paolo
Pietro, pescatore di Galilea, è chiamato da Gesù a diventare pescatore di uomini; Paolo, il fariseo osservante della legge, diviene per elezione Apostolo della genti. Sulla loro testimonianza trova fondamento la nostra fede. Dalla loro fedeltà nasce lo stimolo a dire “sì” al Signore, che ci chiama donandoci la fede.

 

聖伯多祿聖保祿節

聖伯多祿和聖保祿二人的個性完全不同,伯多祿是首先明認耶穌是天主的人,他說:「祢是基督,永生天主之子。」他也是耶穌把他的名字西滿改為多祿(磐石),說在這磐石上,建立祂的教會」。他是個漁夫,由耶穌親自召叫加入門徒行列,曾和耶穌朝夕相處了三年之久,熟悉耶穌。可是他也很軟弱,三次背主。

保祿原本是個法利塞經師,熟悉猶太教規,知識豐富,摘善固執,他完全不認識耶穌,曾經以為耶穌和跟隨祂的人都是叛徒,必需趕盡殺絕。可是往大馬士革的路上被天上的光環擊跌下馬,同時有聲音向他「我是你迫害的耶穌。」他因而心靈的眼目大開,認清了真主的美和善。從此赴湯蹈火,受盡艱辛,宣揚基督的神國。

兩位門徒雖然性格不同,但都以一生的精力去宣揚聖教,二人最後都為基督的教會捐軀。伯多祿悔改後變得堅強,不遺餘力地傳揚福音。而保祿本來是個剛烈的人,為了維護自以為真道時不惜殺人,但認清了真主耶穌以後,雖然不改摘善固執的本性,但對人變得溫和謙遜,在《迦拉達書》第六章中,他勸說弟兄要彼此擔待,以柔和的心神去矯正他人。
讓我們祈求二聖的幫助,效法他們的芳表,心中常常想到基督的言行,不單一生明認耶穌是天主、保守信德,也像他們一樣努力去傳揚聖教。在我們生命的最後時刻,能像聖保祿一樣說出:「這場好仗我打完了,信德也保守了…」

From Fr. Gael:

I am writing to you from the city of Sts. Peter and Paul, Rome, where both were martyred in the early years of Christianity. Their statues stand in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome where they greet you as you approach the Mother Church of Christianity. Both were giants of faith and following Christ.

Peter who denied Christ three times, also professed his love for Jesus three times, “Lord you know I love you!” He then left his native place to become a missionary to the center of the world at that time, Rome. Peter so loud, so bold, so utterly human, so weak, gave his all for Christ to the point of giving his life. Caravaggio has a beautiful portrait of the martyrdom of St. Peter. Look it up on the internet. For me he becomes a model of frail humanity who rises to the power of his capacity in martyrdom. What an example for us frail human beings who at times in different ways deny Christ. We also can rise to something more.

Paul, scholar of the Law, who persecutes Christ until he encounters him on the road to Damascus. As bold as he was persecuting, he comes even bolder in preaching Christ. He becomes the first theologian of Church, leaving us letters that still inspire and challenge us today. His road also takes him to Rome and to his ultimate act of preaching, giving his life for Christ, as another powerful mentor of the Gospel.

Both provide us with examples of the faithful following of Jesus Christ. May we be willing students, humble enough to learn from them. –Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

 

Weddings
Tyler Tinsley and Christine Min

Rest-in-Peace
Antoinette Agosti – Dorothy Cerri
Josephine Leung – David Monfredini

 

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  June  30, 2019
7:30 Maria & Luigi Giannone & Family 
8:45 Thomas Balistreri 
10:15 Chan Mei Kwan 
11:45 Francesco Balistreri  – Gaetano Alioto  (Conc.)
1:00 Intention of Marianne Vasievich
5:00 Eugene Charles Payne, III 

Monday  July 1, 2019
7:00 Tom & Annette Lazio 
9:00 Anniversary of the Death of Luis San Gabriel, Sr. 

Tuesday   July 2, 2019
7:00 Nicola Sanguinetti 
9:00 Tom & Sage Cincotta 

Wednesday July 3, 2019
7:00 Beppe Sarti 
9:00 Nancy Massetani 

Thursday   July 4, 2019
7:00 Thanksgiving Simoun M. Bugayong
9:00 The Guidi Family 

Friday  July 5, 2019
7:00 Patrick Ross 
9:00 Francesco, Antoinette, & Frank Germano 

 Saturday  July 6, 2019
7:30 Fr. Joseph Costanzo, SDB 
9:00 Dennis Calvert 
5:00 Daniel Scopel 

Particular Items
Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul: Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Peter and Paul, the patrons of our church. Peter and Paul, pray for us!Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. Scripture Study will be 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.

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 jstaley@salesianclub.org or (415) 397-3068
 
Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

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

Red Cross Blood Drive: On Wednesday, July 3, from 10AM-3PM the Red Cross is having a blood drive at Alma Via, at 1 Thomas More Way, San Francisco, CA 94132. Make sure you don’t need to wait in line! You can set up an appointment in advance by going to visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: AlmaVia or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Give Blood, save a life!

Corpus Christi Procession: Thanks to all who helped and participated in our first Corpus Christi Procession in over 10 years! About 100 of the faithful shared the love of Christ with the people of North Beach! Special thanks to Fr. Lamberto, Deacon Edward, Fr. Joseph Illo, and all volunteers! Mark your calendars and join us for an even bigger procession on June 14, 2020!! Here’s a shot from the event, and you can see more here.

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 FrankLavin@comcast.net, 415-310-8551 or EdTe@comcast.net.

Monthly Gatherings for Men Discerning a Priestly Vocation: Our Lord told Peter and the others that they are to be Fishers of Men!  For more information, Fr. Tom Martin at martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

“О  blessed duo, who have faithfully caught souls all over the world! Peter — the beginning of the true faith, the  greatest  high priest of the Church, the  head of  Christians, a treasure  of heavenly powers, the apostle upon whom Christ Himself  bestowed honor. Paul — the great Preacher of truth, the glory  of the universe, a heavenly man and an earthly angel,  splendor  of the Church; great eagle that soared to heaven, lyre of the Holy Spirit…Paul and Peter— lights of the Church, who daily illumine the faithful; treasuries of the Holy Spirit; enlighteners of the universe; vessels of grace; interpreters of the Holy Trinity; expounders of the divine word… pillars of the Church, great lamps of the universe.” –St. John Chrsostom.

Struggling with Same-Sex Attraction? You are NOT alone and the Church has NOT abandoned you! Visit the COURAGE website. “COURAGE” is an apostolate of the Church that ministers to those struggling against this particular temptation. They have been endorsed by the Pontifical Council for the Family and our beloved St. John Paul II said of this ministry, “COURAGE is doing the work of God!” In the Bay Area, call: 650-450-2286 or one of the chaplains: Rev. Larry Goode: 650-322-2152; Rev. Anselm Ramelow  415-567 7824; or Rev. Patrick Summerhays: 415-664-8481. www.couragerc.org

Choose Life! “Our human dignity is inseparable from the sacredness of life as the gift of the Creator. In God’s plan, each person is unique and irreplaceable. A person comes into this world in a family, which is the first locus of humanization, and above all the first school of peace. To build peace, we need to look to the family, supporting it and facilitating its task, and in this way promoting an overall culture of life. The effectiveness of our commitment to peace depends on our understanding of human life. If we want peace, let us defend life!”~ Pope Benedict XVI, Address at Meeting with Members of the Government in Lebanon, September 15, 2012.
Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 30 Saints Peter and Paul; Apostles, Martyrs, Our Patrons
Monday 01 Junipero Serra; Priest
Tuesday 02 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Wednesday 03 Thomas; Apostle
Thursday 04 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Friday 05 Anthony Zaccaria; Priest, Elizabeth of Portugal
Saturday 06 Maria Goretti; Virgin
Sunday 07 14th Sunday in Ordinary TimeYour faithful donations of last week: $5,143.
Second Collection (Parish School) : $1,891.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Genesis 14:18-20; I Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11b-17. Returning from battle, Abraham meets the king of Salem who invites him to offer bread and wine to the Lord. In what is the first written account of Last Supper. Saint Paul reminds us that he is handing on what he received regarding the true meaning of the Eucharist, Jesus welcomes the crowd and feeds them in the Gospel, instructing his disciples to do the same.

SS. Corpo e Sangue Di Cristo

L’Eucaristia fa nascvere la Chiesa, esprime l’atto di ringriaziamento di tutta la comunità e la lode per gli innumerevoli benefici ricevuti. Nell’Eucarestia è la memoria di salvezza, è la forza dell’amore di Dio, è la speranza della nostra vita futura.

耶穌聖體聖血節

上主日我們慶祝天主三位一體的奧跡,今天我們慶祝另一個奧蹟,那就是耶穌的聖體聖血,這奧蹟也是我們理智無法明白,而又真真實實存在的,我們祇能靠信德去相信。
今天的福音(路加九:1117)耶穌用五餅二魚餵飽五千人,來預先宣示聖體聖血的奧跡。祂在受難前夕最後晚餐時,祝福了餅,同樣又祝福了酒,祂把普通的無酵餅和葡萄酒變成自己身體和血,使這酒和餅不再是餅和和酒,而是真正的基督的身體,基督的血,祂要神父們照樣地做,分給我們,作我們靈魂的食糧。這事怎能發生?我們雖然無法明白,但耶穌這樣說了,做了,我們就要相信。古往今來,天主為了加強我們對聖體奧跡的信德,也屢屢顯現一些證明聖體真實存在的事實。
聖體聖事是耶穌所立的七件聖事之一,教會每天都舉行感恩祭,亦即是彌撒聖祭,向天主奉獻讚頌感恩,由神父祝聖酒餅,向信徒們分施這靈魂的食糧,並將聖體供奉在聖龕,讓信眾欽崇朝拜,因為聖體是教會生活的中心和支柱
因此,聖堂是個神聖的地方,我們進入聖堂時態度要尊敬端莊,衣着要整齊,就好像要去拜見一位君王或一位大人物一樣,耶穌在聖堂等待我們。我們可以對祂講話,請安、盡情向祂傾訴。領聖體後要用一些時間感謝天主,也要關顧到別人,他們也在向耶穌講話,因此彌撒後不要放聲高談,最好是到聖堂外面才談話

 

From Fr. Gael: Some scripture scholars believe that the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes is really a miracle of the collaboration of the community. They say that the miracle that Jesus worked was creating a spirit among them that enabled them to see beyond their own need and embrace the need of those who surrounded them. For them this enabling was the great miracle. I will not diminish the reporting of the miracle as the evangelist Luke reports it. However, maybe it is worth considering the power of Christ to work a miracle which changes the way we see things. This empowers us to be the source of miracles responding to the call of the Gospel. It empowers the fabric of our everyday life. In the Spirit of Christ, it channels his love within us in ways which can change the world, so that much more than loaves and fishes are multiplied. Imagine the possibilities.
                                                                                                                                 –Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

 

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  June 23, 2019
7:30 Deceased Salesian Fathers, Brothers, & Sisters +
8:45 Thomas James Desmond +
10:15 Cheung Sun Ng +
11:45 Domenico, Francesca, Tom, & Giuseppe, & Frances Cresci + – Dora Franceschi + (Conc.)
1:00 Souls of Ilva Baccetti, Costantino Laurent, & Giuseppe Frizza +
5:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul

Monday  June 24, 2019
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre and Family +
9:00 Peter Domenici, III + – Peter Pang + (Conc.)

Tuesday   June 25, 2019
7:00 Angelo Sanguinetti +
9:00 Marie Ellen Arosteguy Fay +

Wednesday June 26, 2019
7:00 Francisco & Maria Spingola +
9:00 Pauline Cresci +

Thursday   June 27, 2019
7:00 Les & Teresa Favrat +
9:00 Joe Marchetti +

Friday  June 28, 2019
7:00 Birthday of Rose Marenzi +
9:00 Tony & Vera Romeo + – Solomon Bugayong + (Conc.)

Saturday  June 29, 2019
7:30 Thanksgiving for the Priestly and Petrine Ministry of Benedict XVI and the Priestly Ministry of Fr. Mario Rosso, SDB + and his Brother Salesians
9:00 In Honor of Madonna della Guardia
5:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul

Baptisms
Dominick Thomas Mortimore

Weddings
Renewal of Vows Renaldo E. Arellano and Claudia J. Castillo
 
Rest-in-Peace
Antoinette Agosti
Maddelena Iannello

 

Particular Items

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION TODAY! On Sunday, June 23, the Feast of the Most Precious Body and Blood of Christ, we will have a Eucharistic Corpus Christi Procession following the 1PM Mass. This is our first Corpus Christi Procession in a long time and all parishioners are invited to join us as we bring the Blessed Sacrament to the people of North Beach!

Second Collection: Today we have a second collection for our parish school. Please be generous!

 

Legislative Alert!!! TODAY at all the parishes in the Archdiocese, the Mass celebrants will read a letter from Archbishop Cordileone about California Senate Bill 360, and its impact, if passed, on the Church in California. There are letters in the pew racks which the Archbishop asks you to look at and sign, which will be collected by the ushers and forwarded to our representatives.

 

Great Liturgical Week!! Today we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi. Tomorrow we celebrate the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist, the forerunner of Our Lord. Friday, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus—in fact the whole month of June is devoted to the Sacred Heart! And this Saturday is the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paull, apostles, martyrs, and our patrons! Because they are our patrons we are allowed to celebrate on  Sunday June 30.
 

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30 – 8:00, in the rectory. The group will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.
 

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.

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

 

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 jstaley@salesianclub.org or (415) 397-3068.

 

Religious Freedom Panel June 29: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

Red Cross Blood Drive: On Wednesday, July 3, from 10AM-3PM the Red Cross is having a blood drive at Alma Via, at 1 Thomas More Way, San Francisco, CA 94132. Make sure you don’t need to wait in line! You can set up an appointment in advance by going to visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: AlmaVia or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Give Blood, save a life!

Next Week’s Second Collection: Next week we will have the annual Peter’s Pence Collection, supporting the good works of the Holy Father all over the world.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

More on Senate Bill 360: The California Catholic Conference of Bishops (CCC) asks California Catholics to pay attention to the progress of Senate Bill 360 in the state legislature and to express to legislators their disagreement with a proposed law that would require priests to violate the seal of sacramental Confession. The latest news from CCC, and links to take action, are at cacatholic.org/thoughts-and-defiance-sb-360. To understand what the Sacrament of Penance is, and what is at stake in this proposed law, the CCC recommends a set of eight short videos published this week by Catholic News Service. go to youtube and search for “Catholic News Service” then pick the ‘Seal of Confession’ video.

More Religious Freedom Week Events: Ecumenical Vespers: On Friday, June 21, at, Star of the Sea Church, 4420 Geary Street in San Francisco, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will lead Vespers (Evening Prayer) in commemoration of Saints Thomas More and John Fisher. A sermon will be given by Armenian Orthodox priest Fr. Barouyr Shernezian. After Vespers, a special reception for young adults will be held at Stein’s Austrian Pub, one block from the church. All are welcome to attend Vespers!

Liturgical Calendar

Sunday 23 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
Monday 24 The Nativity of the St. John the Baptist
Tuesday 25 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Wednesday 26 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Thursday 27 Cyril of Alexandria; Bishop, Doctor
Friday 28 The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Saturday 29 Saints Peter and Paul; Apostles, Martyrs
Sunday 30 External Feast of Saints Peter and Paul; Apostles, Martyrs, Our Patrons

Your faithful donations of last week: $3,842.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Proverbs 8:22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15. Our first reading is a poetic reflection on the wisdom of God being present in all that God does. Saint Paul tells the Romans that they have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. In the Gospel, Jesus tells his disciples that they will come to understand his teachings more fully when they atre filled with the Holy Spirit.

 

La Santissima Trinita
La Rivelazione insegna che Dio è Uno in tre Persone uguali e distinte, Padre, Filio e Spirito Santo, che si chinano sulla famiglia per aiutarla a essere con il Padre per la vita, con il Figlio per il servizion, con lo Spirito Santo per l’amore, la pace e la santità.

 

天主聖三節
我們常見天主聖三的圖像大多是:天主聖父是個莊嚴的老人,聖子是復活的基督,一個壯年的男人,坐着或站在聖父的右邊,而聖神通常以鴿子的形像出現,使人想到永恆
我們知道,天主創造萬物,也愛祂所創造的一切,但在所有受祂創造物之中,祂最愛人,亦即愛我們,原祖父母犯了罪、我們犯了罪,背叛了祂,祂仍舊愛我們。祂派祂的聖子來救贖我們,祂不斷召叫我們跟隨祂,祂要聖神指引我們明白真理。
天主三位一體是個奧跡,天主聖父、聖子、聖神是完全相等而各自分明的,「不是三個天主,而是一個天主有三位:同同體的三位。天主三位並不分割同一的天主性,而是每位都是整個的天主……父不是子,子不是父,聖神不是父或子」(《天主教要理》第253-254條)。沒有人能完全懂得這個奧跡,我們祇能以信德去面對。
我們的理智、我們的靈魂,我們的心祇能俯首欽崇敬拜天主三位一體,另一方面,我們也可以在日常生活中看到聖三的形像

以驚奇敬拜的心神看天主所創造的宇宙從而認識天主聖父;默想福音中耶穌的言行去認識,效法聖子;以專注的心神去諦聽聖神,服從祂的指引

 

From Fr. Gael: The Holy Trinity is a community of LOVE in one continuous flow. The Trinity dwells in the Church today, still flowing in LOVE. I believe that we still have not understood the power of that LOVE. This is what keeps us from in the deepest way becoming the Church Christ calls us to be. The FATHER created us out of LOVE. The SON redeemed us with LOVE. And the SPIRIT dwells in the Church with LOVE. The history of salvation is one in which humanity seems to have a difficulty with truly embracing the power of the LOVE of God. Yet that is our vocation, that is our destiny. The immensity of our vocation to LOVE begins with me, with my embracing and allowing this LOVE to permeate every fiber of my heart and soul. We cannot wait for others to embrace this call. We have to embrace it individually and thereby begin to form a critical mass that can make a difference. The Holy Trinity is a community of LOVE in one continuous flow. Let’s begin to flow with them.
                                                                                                                   -Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  June 16, 2019
7:30 Giosue Bresolin, Giovanni Santa Lucia, Frank & Lodovico Ortesi +
8:45 Luigi Marciano +
10:15 Thanksgiving from Rosemary Tin and the Tin Family
11:45 GB De Martini + –  In Honor of San Calogero (Conc.)
1:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
5:00 Giuseppe Lucchesi +

Monday  June 17, 2019
 7:00 Fernanda Matteucci +
9:00 Louis, Ines, & Joseph Greco +

Tuesday   June 18, 2019
7:00 Edward Sabini +
9:00 Giuseppe & Antonia D’Ascoli +

Wednesday  June 19, 2019
7:00 Frank Sanguinetti +
9:00 Birthday Jose C. Bugayong + – Josephine Piazza + (Conc.)

Thursday   June 20, 2019
7:00 Silvio & Elvira Toso +
9:00 Victorio Devincenzi +

Friday  June 21, 2019
7:00 Ernesto Piazza +
9:00 Luigi & Rosa Mangini & Ellen Crossan +

Saturday  June 22, 2019
7:30 The Giurlani Family +
9:00 Enrichetta Panelli & Laura Luporini +
5:00 The Aicardi, Dal Cin, & Camoriani Families +

 

Baptisms
James Michalak

Rest-in-Peace
Tommaso San Filippo
Antoinette Agosti

 

Particular Items

Welcome Fr. Lamberto! We are blessed, over the next few weeks, to receive the ministry of Fr. Lamberto Valderrama Paradiang, Jr, SDB! Fr. Lamberto will be here while Fr. Al is taking a well-deserved vacation, Fr. Gael is working for the Salesians in Rome, and Fr. Jose is studying at Creighton College. Welcome, Son of Don Bosco!

San Calogero: Today we honor San Calogero, patron of Sciacca, Sicily, at the 11:45AM Italian Mass. San Calogero, pray for us!

The Don Bosco Study Group will meet on Tuesday, June 18th at 7PM in the Club conference room. We will hear a short presentation on a Salesian topic and discuss Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” No reading is necessary, although it is encouraged. Meetings are approximately ninety minutes. Refreshments are served. Call or write Frank Lavin (415.310.8551, franklavin@comcast.net) with questions. All are welcome.

Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. Scripture Study will be 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.

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30 – 8:00, in the rectory. The group will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

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 jstaley@salesianclub.org or (415) 397-3068.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION! On Sunday, June 23, the Feast of the Most Precious Body and Blood of Christ, we will have a Eucharistic Corpus Christi Procession following the 1PM Mass. This is our first Corpus Christi Procession in a long time and all parishioners are invited to join us as we bring the Blessed Sacrament to the people of North Beach!

Religious Freedom Panel June 29: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

CCD: Our Religious Education-CCD program has come to an end for school year 2018-2019. Thank you to all the students, parents and guardians for accompanying and attending the weekly classes. Congratulations to the Communion & Confirmation students who have received the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation.  Good luck to our Confirmation students as they embark to their new chapter in life-High School. We will keep you all in our prayers for a good and relaxing Summer!

RCIA: Pentecost Sunday was the end of our RCIA program for this year 2018-2019. Thank you and congratulations to our neophytes who have received the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. May the good Lord continue to guide and increase your journey in the faith.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

Red Cross Blood Drive: On Wednesday, July 3, from 10AM-3PM the Red Cross is having a blood drive at Alma Via, at 1 Thomas More Way, San Francisco, CA 94132. For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code:  AlmaVia or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Give Blood, save a life!

Legislative Alert!!! The California Catholic Conference of Bishops (CCC) asks California Catholics to pay attention to the progress of Senate Bill 360 in the state legislature and to express to legislators their disagreement with a proposed law that would require priests to violate the seal of sacramental Confession. The latest news from CCC, and links to take action, are at cacatholic.org/thoughts-and-defiance-sb-360. To understand what the Sacrament of Penance is, and what is at stake in this proposed law, the CCC recommends a set of eight short videos published this week by Catholic News Service. Here’s one:

Religious Freedom Ecumenical Vespers: On Friday, June 21, at, Star of the Sea Church, 4420 Geary Street in San Francisco, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will lead Vespers (Evening Prayer) in commemoration of Saints Thomas More and John Fisher. A sermon will be given by Armenian Orthodox priest Fr. Barouyr Shernezian. After Vespers, a special reception for young adults will be held at Stein’s Austrian Pub, one block from the church. All are welcome to attend Vespers!

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 16 The Most Holy Trinity
Monday 17 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Tuesday 18 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Wednesday 19 Romauld; Abbot
Thursday 20 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Friday 21 Aloysius Gonzaga; Religious
Saturday 22 Paulinus of Nola; Bishop,  John Fisher and Thomas More; Martyrs
Sunday 23 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Your faithful donations of last week: $4,563.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Acts 2: 1-11; I Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 or Romans 8:8-17. John 20: 19-23 or John 145:15-16, 23b-26. In the first reading from Acts, we hear the account of the Holy Spirit coming to rest upon the disciples and followers, enabling them to proclaim the Gospel in many languages. In the second reading, Paul writes to the Corinthians about the variety of gifts and service but one Spirit and Lord. He speaks of the Church as the body of Christ. In the Gospel (in a passage often referred to as ‘John’s Pentecost’), John gives an account of the disciples and their first experience with the living Christ—Christ who breathes on them and tells them to Receive the Holy Spirit.

Domenica Di Pentecoste

Lo Spirito è l’anima della Chiesa che conferisce la vita divina, realizza l’unita organica e assicura la continuità nel tempo. La preghiera che la Chiesa innalza a Dio è ispirata dall’Amore che è lo Spirito Santo.

 

聖神降臨節(若二十:19-23)

我們都知道,天主聖三的道理非常神妙,聖父、聖子我們還可以領悟,因為我們有父子關係的體驗,但是天主第三位的聖神,在做什麼呢?說祂時時處處在聖化我們,但仍是很難領會。對聖神的解釋也許可以從比喻出發

今天是聖神降臨節,讓我寫出一些聽來的比喻

聖神像空氣一樣,沒有顏色、沒有形像、不聲不響,祂的存在和影響不受我們注意,但祂的確存在。沒有祂,我們活不出教友的生活來

聖神像地球周圍的「大氣層」,保護我們的靈魂。

聖神是氧氣,沒有氧氣我們活不了,聖神使我們不知不覺中每天做好事,聖化我們的生命,使我們活在天主的愛之中

聖神是講話時的口氣,沒有聖神的人可以花言巧語。有學問修養的人講話有特殊的口氣,領受聖神的人講話有天主的「口氣」

聖神是勇氣。領受聖神後的宗徒都有勇氣,不但不怕死,並且承認為耶穌受苦是件光榮的事

聖神是志氣。宗徒跟隨耶穌三年,還是沒有什麼志氣,爭權爭利,也不很和氣,領受聖神後很有志氣,大家相親相愛,同心合力為主服務

聖神是喜氣。聖保祿宗徒歸化前充滿怒氣,四處逮捕基督徒送到官裏,領受聖神後,為耶穌受盡痛苦,仍喜氣洋洋,寫出了格林多前書中優美動人的基督愛的誡命。

聖神是和氣,教會和教友在聖神引導下,以寬恕和睦的態度待人接物

聖神是福氣,聖神降臨在聖母身上,使她敢說:「今後萬世的人要稱我是有福的」

總之,有了聖神充就滿神氣。願我們多求聖神給我們神氣

From Fr. Gael: For the Catholic Church, considered to have been publicly proclaimed on Pentecost Sunday, the nature of the universal call of the Church is its birthright. “And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem.” From its moment of birth as Church, it is steeped in a diversity of languages and peoples from all over Asia Minor. True, it takes a while for the lived reality to catch up with the birthright, and perhaps in some ways we are still coming to an understanding of a universal plan greater than our own limited experience. When, in today’s Gospel Christ appears in the midst of the disciples, twice he proclaims peace to them. They needed peace to cope with the reality which surrounded them. Christ in the Gospel once again proclaims PEACE, but it is to us and we need it now just as much as they needed it then. –Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

 

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  June 9, 2019
7:30 Marie, Giovanni, & Donato, Jr. Rossi +
8:45 The Edward & Eileen Ziomek & Myrtle Lane Fams. +
10:15 Soul of Lee King Fung +
11:45 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul – Dr. Karen C. Chan & Sandra Gray + (Conc.)
1:00 Steve & Lena Cuneo +
5:00 Louis Ferralis +

Monday  June 10, 2019
7:00 Andrea Genoveffa +
9:00 Pietro, Adele, & Elena Domenici + – Carlos Manuel Martinez + (Conc.)

Tuesday   June 11, 2019
7:00 Virginia Sanguinetti +
9:00 Soul of Martha Bini +

Wednesday June 12, 2019
7:00 Clementina & Giosue Bresolin +
9:00 Anthony Cresci + – Frank DiLorenzo + (Conc.)

Thursday   June 13, 2019
7:00 Birthday of Dominique Ortesi
9:00 The Ettorina Cardella Family + – In Honor of St. Anthony (Conc.)

 Friday  June 14, 2019
7:00 Chan Mei Kwan +
9:00 Marie Ellen Arosteguy Fay +

 Saturday  June 15, 2019
7:30 The Ettorina Cardella Family +
9:00 June Marie Blum +
5:00 Marie & Walter Souza +

 

Rest-in-Peace
Patrick Steffel – Tommaso San Filippo
Dr. Karen C. Chan – Sandra Gray

Particular Items

Pentecost Sunday: We will be joined today at the 11:45 AM Italian Mass by Members of the Italian Catholic Federation from all over the Bay Area. Bishop Robert Christian will be the main celebrant and Bishop Emeritus Stephen Blaire will concelebrate. Welcome, Excellencies!

Faith Sharing Group: The Faith Sharing Group will meet on Tuesday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM, in the rectory.

Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. 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.

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day Camp: Day Camp begins 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 jstaley@salesianclub.org or (415) 397-3068

San Antonio di Padua: On Thursday, June 13, we will honor St. Anthony of Padua at the 9:00AM Mass. St. Anthony, pray for us!

Bethlehem Olive Wood Religious Items: On June 15-16 we will be visited by our friend Issa who will offer the olive wood rosaries, nativity scenes, crucifixes, etc., made by the Christian families in Bethlehem. This is your chance to buy some beautiful items and all monies raised go to support the beleaguered Christians in the Holy Land.

San Calogero: On Sunday, June 16, we will also honor San Calogero, patron of Sciacca, Sicily, at the 11:45AM Italian Mass. San Calogero, pray for us!
The Don Bosco Study Group will meet on Tuesday, June 18th at 7PM in the Club conference room. We will hear a short presentation on a Salesian topic and discuss Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” No reading is necessary, although it is encouraged. Meetings are approximately ninety minutes. Refreshments are served. Call or write Frank Lavin (415.310.8551, franklavin@comcast.net) with questions. All are welcome.

 

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION! On Sunday, June 23, the Feast of the Most Precious Body and Blood of Christ, we will have a Eucharistic Corpus Christi Procession following the 1PM Mass. This is our first Corpus Christi Procession in a long time and all parishioners are invited to join us as we bring the Blessed Sacrament to the people of North Beach!

CCD: Our Religious Education-CCD program has come to an end for school year 2018-2019. Thank you to all the students, parents and guardians for accompanying and attending the weekly classes. Congratulations to the Communion & Confirmation students who have received the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation.  Good luck to our Confirmation students as they embark to their new chapter in life-High School. We will keep you all in our prayers for a good and relaxing Summer!

Religious Freedom Panel June 29: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

RCIA: This coming Pentecost Sunday is the end of our RCIA program for this year 2018-2019. Thank you and congratulations to our neophytes who have received the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. May the good Lord continue to guide and increase your journey in the faith.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

Protecting Our Kids Seminar: Sex Education and Your Rights as Parents: On Saturday, June 15 at St. Bruno Church Parish Hall, 555 San Bruno Ave W., San Bruno the Archdiocese of San Francisco is sponsoring the Protecting Our Kids Seminar: Did you know that new California law now requires sex education in public and charter schools—and that the recommended curricula include pornographic content including graphic instructions and aggressive promotion of morally objectionable concepts of human sexuality? What can we do to protect our children? Panel includes Ed Hopfner, Archdiocese of San Francisco, Director of Marriage & Family Life; Sr. Maria Concepcion MC, Missionaries of Charity, and others. Learn more here.

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 09 Pentecost Sunday
Monday 10 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Tuesday 11 Barnabas; Apostle
Wednesday 12 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Thursday 13 Anthony of Padua; Priest, Doctor
Friday 14 Weekday in Ordinary Time
Saturday 15 Commemoration of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday 16 The Most Holy Trinity

Your faithful donations of May 19: $4,325.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.

Your faithful donations of May 26: $4,527.
Second Collection (Parish School) : $1,779.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.

Your faithful donations of last week: $4,059.
Second Collection (Catholic Comm. Campaign): $1,127.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23 or Hebrews 9:24-28; 10:19-23; Luke 24:46-53. In the first reading, Luke recounts the many times that Jesus presented himself alive to his Apostles, his promise of the Holy Spirit to come, and Jesus being lifted up [where] a cloud took him from their sight. In the second reading, Paul prays that the Ephesians may have wisdom and knowledge of God through the power of the Holy Spirit. In the Gospel, Jesus tells his disciples that they are witnesses to the things that had been written and fulfilled. Then he blesses them and is taken up to heaven.

 

 

Ascensione del Signore

Gesù è presente in modi nuovi nella communità di quanti credono nel suo nome: nella Chiesa, nell’Eucaristia e nei Sacramenti. La Chiesa è chiamata a prolungare nel tempo la sua presenza e la sua azione. Cristo asceso in cielo siede alla destra di Dio e nel suo nome sono predicati e testimoniati il perdono dei peccati e la conversione.

 

From Fr. Gael:

“Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky? This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will return in the same way as you have seen him going into heaven.”

These are the words that the angels dressed in white address to those who watched Jesus ascend into heaven. In other words, they were being told that the physical presence of Jesus on earth had ended. A new chapter was beginning, and they were going to be the ones to write it. Jesus left it in their hands. This is the beginning of the Book of Acts which records the growth and development of the Church. Jesus promised them the presence of the Spirit to guide them. That same Spirit has been guiding the Church for centuries and continues to guide it today. Through the centuries the church has dealt with problems and gone through purification of its human frailty. Today, these would be the words of the angels dressed in white: Why are you standing here, go and make the Church all that Christ called it to be!”  –Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday June 2, 2019
7:3 Wedding Anniversary Andrea & Rose Marenzi +
8:45 Frank & Linda Machi +
10:15 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
11:45 Carla Ferrando + – Loriano & Anita Belluomini + (Conc.)
1:00 Joseph Maggiora & the Maggiora Famliy +
5:00 Eddie Prudente, II +

Monday June 3, 2019
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre & Family +
9:00 Guy & Susie Fabri + – Luciana Masciocchi

Tuesday June 4, 2019
7:00 Nicola Sanguinetti +
9:00 Chan Mei Kwei + – Giorgio Rossi + (Conc.)

Wednesday June 5, 2019
7:00 Franco, Pia, & Lodovico Ortesi +
9:00 Egisto, Nello, & Ivano Daini +

Thursday June 6, 2019
7:00 Josephine Ross +
9:00 Mary Ellen Arosteguy Fay +

Friday June 7, 2019
7:00 Geraldine Reedy +
9:00 Antonio Corona +

Saturday June 8, 2019
7:30 Velia Leoni +
9:00 Giuseppe Balistreri +
5:00 Ruth & Guido Ghiglieri +

Baptisms
Ezekiel Noel Leon
Oliver Gabriel Nasraty

Weddings
John Rocco and Joni Maybury
The Filomenas’ Renewal of Vows

 

Particular Items

Second Collection: Today we have a second collection for the Catholic Communications Campaign. Right before He ascended into heaven, Jesus told the Apostles (including us!): “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15). The Communications Campaign is one way we can do that today. Please be generous!

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

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.

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing Group will meet Tuesday, June 11, from 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

Religious Freedom Panel: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

Pregnant? Need Help? No woman should be left alone! That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Gabriel Project works so that no woman will feel she needs to have an abortion due to being poor or alone. We need help to get that message out! The Gabriel Project has a chapter at Saints Peter and Paul. Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help! Call 1-800-910-0191.

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. 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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!”

Pentecost Sunday: Next Sunday is Pentecost. We will be joined at the 11:45 AM Mass by Members of the Italian Catholic Federation from all over the Bay Area. Bishop Robert Christian will be the main celebrant and Bishop Emeritus Stephen Blaire will concelebrate. Welcome, Excellencies!

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day Camp: Day Camp begins 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 jstaley@salesianclub.org or (415) 397-3068

San Antonio di Padua: On Thursday, June 13, we will honor St. Anthony of Padua at the 9:00AM Mass,. St. Anthony, pray for us!

Bethlehem Olive Wood Religious Items: On June 15-16 we will be visited by our friend Issa who will offer the olive wood rosaries, nativity scenes, crucifixes, etc., made by the Christian families in Bethlehem. This is your chance to buy some beautiful items and all monies raised go to support the beleaguered Christians in the Holy Land.

San Calogero: On Sunday, June 16, we will also honor San Calogero, patron of Sciacca, Sicily, at the 11:45AM Italian Mass. San Calogero, pray for us!

Protecting Our Kids! On Saturday, June 15, at St. Bruno Church Parish Hall, in San Bruno the Archdiocese will host the Protecting Our Kids Seminar, which will address California’s new extremely problematic Sex Education curriculum, and explore your rights as a parent. Please go here for all details.

Religious Education–CCD: The Religious Education CCD program of our parish is in session. All are welcome to the program for grades K to 8, especially students who do not have regular religious education in school. The CCD meets on Sundays from 10-11AM.—please bring children to the Pre-K at 9:45AM.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): The RCIA program has begun. This program is for adults who are interested in the Catholic faith and are willing to journey from inquiring to the receiving of the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please drop your name and email address off at the parish office.

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 02 The Ascension of the Lord
Monday 03 Charles Lwanga and Companions; Martyrs
Tuesday 04 Easter Weekday
Wednesday 05 Boniface; Bishop, Martyr
Thursday 06 Easter Weekday, Norbert; Bishop
Friday 07 Easter Weekday
Saturday 08 Easter Weekday
Sunday 09 Pentecost Sunday

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!

Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23; John 14: 23-29. In the first reading, a letter from the Church in Jerusalem is delivered to the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia. In it they are assured that they are under no burdens of the Mosaic law. Revelation gives us a vision of splendor: the holy city Jerusalem. Jesus, in the Gospel, tells his disciples that he and the Father will dwell within those who love him and keep his word. He also promises to send the Holy Spirit as an advocate.

Domenica 6A Di Pasqua

La luce della verità è stata accesa nei nostra cuori con il dono della fede, che rende sicura la nostra libertà, corregge le opinioni distorte, vince i pregiudizi e la paure ed edifica la giustizia. Bisogna cercare, confrontarsi, portando nel cuore la fiducia verso lo Spirito che è continuamente all’opera durante la nostra peregrinazione terrena, per aiutarci a comprendere la Parola che il Signore ci ha donato.

 

 

 

From Father Gael: Continuing from last week’s Gospel, Jesus is giving some words of advice to his disciples about how they are to live after he has left them. He promises them the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in his name. Thus, the Trinity will be involved in his abiding presence and support. And we are to remember, that the Spirit is the powerful LOVE of the Father and Son, so powerful that it is the third person of the Trinity. Last week’s Gospel was all about the hallmark LOVE of Jesus. And here it is again.

Then Jesus says: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” Peace and freedom from fear! These are two important elements in our daily endeavor to follow Christ. We need to allow the peace of Christ to be the spiritual ground of our daily endeavor. That frees us from inordinate fear. That allows us to encounter the normal adversity of life with the courage to move ahead. We are not left by Christ without the equipment to move ahead. Jesus then tells his disciples that he is saying all this to prepare them. However, he was not preparing just them. His words are also dynamically directed to us.

–Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

 

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday May 26, 2019
7:30 Chan Mei Kwei +
8:45 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
10:15 Kim Chan +
11:45 Ernesto Bacino & Carla Ferrando + – Mary Hofer + (Conc.)
1:00 John DeLucchi V
5:00 For the Soul of Jerry Ortega Bini +

Monday May 27, 2019
7:00 Peter Domenici, III +
9:00 Giulio Guidi + – Maria Ellen Arosteguy Fay + (Conc.)

Tuesday May 28, 2019
7:00 Angelo Sanguinetti +
9:00 Dominic & Frank Romeo + – Birthday of Clorinda Lucero (Conc.)

Wednesday May 29, 2019
7:00 Angelina & Guido Torre +
9:00 In Honor of Madonna della Guardia – Gaetano Alioto + (Conc.)

Thursday May 30, 2019
7:00 Thanksgiving Gena Rosales
9:00 For the Soul of Gelasio Bini + – Robert Redmond + (Conc.)

Friday May 31, 2019
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre & Family +
9:00 Inez Leon + – Alfio Pierantoni + (Conc.)

Saturday June 1, 2019
7:30 Felice & Grazia Spingola, Francisco & Maria Spingola +
9:00 Louis, Eugenia, & Raymond Raggio +
5:00 The Pierini & Spes Families +

Baptisms
Rexy Ross

Weddings
Nicholas Castelli and Amanda Bowman
Matthew McDonough and Amanda Dienst

Rest in Peace
Florence Rubino

Particular Items

Second Collection: Today we will have a second collection for our parish school. Please be generous in supporting Catholic education, and helping those who cannot afford the full amount to be able to experience the Salesian charism!

Dinner for the Poor: Today, at 5PM, we host our monthly “Bringing Two Worlds Together” dinner. If you’d like to help, be in the cafeteria at 4PM!

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, May 28 from 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

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

The Solemnity of the Ascension: Thursday is the Ascension, but in our Archdiocese it is celebrated on the following Sunday, so we will celebrate next Sunday.

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.

Graduation: On Friday, May 31, at 5:00 PM, we celebrate the Graduation Mass for our Saints Peter and Paul School Class of 2019. It is a bittersweet moment: our hearts are heavy as we say goodbye to friends, but exciting new opportunities await. Class of 2019, we know you will make us proud!

Second Collection: Next week we will have a second collection for the Catholic Communications Campaign. Right before He ascended into heaven, Jesus told the Apostles (including us!): “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15). The Communications Campaign is one way we do that today. Envelopes are in the pews.

Religious Freedom Panel: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

Pregnant? Need Help? No woman should be left alone! That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Gabriel Project works so that no woman will feel she needs to have an abortion due to being poor or alone. We need help to get that message out! The Gabriel Project has a chapter at Saints Peter and Paul. Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help! Call 1-800-910-0191.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

Religious Education–CCD: All are welcome to the program for grades K to 8, especially students who do not have regular religious education in school. The CCD meets on Sundays from 10-11AM.—please bring children to the Pre-K at 9:45AM.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): This program is for adults who are interested in the Catholic faith and are willing to journey from inquiring to the receiving of the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please drop your name and email address off at the parish office.

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 26 Sixth Sunday of Easter
Monday 27 Easter Weekday
Augustine of Canterbury; Bishop
Tuesday 28 Easter Weekday
Wednesday 29 Easter Weekday
Thursday 30 Easter Weekday
The Ascension of the Lord
Friday 31 The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday 01 Justin; Martyr
Sunday 02 The Ascension of the Lord

Your faithful donations of last week will be published in the June 9 bulletin.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Acts 14:21-27; Revelation 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a, 34-35. Paul and Barnabas continue their travels, strengthening the spirits of the disciples and giving an account of all that God has done with them. In the second reading, John foretells the restored creation where God will make his home among his people and wipe away all their tears. Jesus gives his disciples a new commandment to love one another.

 

Domenica 5A Di Pasqua
Paolo e Barnaba ritornano dal loro primo viaggio missionario nella chiesa da cui sono partiti. Questo comportamento diventa costahte nella Communità cristiana, chiamata da Gesù ad annuciare a tutti gli uomini la Buona Notizia. La Chiesa è madre, che apre le porte a tutti gli uomini per condurli a riconoscere in Gesù l’unico Salvatore.

 

From Fr. Gael:
Judas in today’s gospel leaves the room on his way to meet with those to whom he will betray Jesus very soon. Jesus lets the disciples know that he will not be with them physically very much longer. He gives them a new commandment which will become the hallmark of his followers. “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”. The statement is crystal clear, unambiguous in any fashion. It is a matter of LOVE, his LOVE. Jesus has led by example. His love led him to Calvary and the ultimate sacrifice of LOVE, his life for our LOVE. In our contemporary culture there is a great emphasis on the fulfillment of the individual over the LOVE of others. It is a self-centered focus. The focus of Christ is OTHER. The choice of Christ is clear. Is my choice clear? Do people know we are his disciples? Is that clear? -Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  May 19, 2019
7:30 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul
8:45 Intention of the Wildland Firefighters
10:15 Chan Mei Kwei  +
11:45 GB De Martini + – Lilia Mosquera + (Conc.)
1:00 Antonio Corona +
5:00 Giuseppe, & Angela Balistreri & Family +

Monday  May 20, 2019
7:00 Joseph Maggiora & the Maggiora Family +
9:00 Antonio Corona + – Gaetano Alioto + (Conc.)

Tuesday   May 21, 2019
7:00 Clementina & Giosue Bresolin +
9:00 Luigi & Rosa Mangini + – Fu Sheung Lee + (Conc.)

Wednesday May 22, 2019
7:00 Augusta Scoel & Giovanna Martignano +
9:00 Bernard Quinteros +– Luigi Grelli + (Conc.)

Thursday   May 23, 2019
7:00 Ines Greco +
9:00 Louis, Eugenia, & Raymond Raggio + – Segundina M. De Leon + (Conc.)

 Friday  May 24, 2019
7:00 Virginia Sanguinetti +
9:00 Victor Emily, & Theresa Candia + – Pamela Gonzalves + (Conc.)

 Saturday  May 25, 2019
7:30 Marco & Sabina Zolezzi  +
9:00 Lorenzo & Angela Lazio + – Gianfranco Giotta + (Conc.)
5:00 The Aicardi, Dal Cin, & Camoriani Families +

 

Baptisms
Charlotte Carini
Mason & Dillon Hennessy
Emma, Sophia, & William Caboara

Weddings

Julius Miralles and Jaycee De Guzman
Chris Martin and Tiffany Yu

Rest in Peace

William ‘Bill’ May
Particular Items

Don Bosco Study Group: The Study Group will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 7PM in the Club Conference Room. Topics include “Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty,” by Kate Hennessy, led by Eileen Emerson-Boles; a viewing of one of Bishop Barron’s videos; and a short presentation on a Salesian topic.

St. Rita: On Wednesday, May 22, we celebrate the Feast of St. Rita of Cascia. St. Rita, pray for us

Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. The parking lot will be open. Scripture Study is on hiatus until the end of the summer.Sunrise Art Show: On Thursday, May 23, we will host the annual Sunrise Art Show, featuring works from all grades, in the cafeteria, at 8:00 AM. All are invited!

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.

Mary Help of Christians: This Friday, May 24 we celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians, patroness of the Salesians on Salesian Sisters. We will have May Crowning at the 9:00 AM Mass. All are invited! “Trust Mary Help of Christians and you will see what miracles are!” –St. John Bosco.

Second Collection: Next Sunday we will have a second collection for our parish school. Please be generous.

Dinner for the Poor: Next Sunday , at 5PM, we host our monthly “Bringing Two Worlds Together” dinner. If you’d like to help, be in the cafeteria at 4PM!

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing Group ill meet Tuesday, May 28 from 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

Graduation: On Friday, May31, at 5:00 PM, we celebrate the Graduation Mass for our Saints Peter and Paul  School Class of 2019. It is a bittersweet moment: our hearts are heavy as we say goodbye to friends, but exciting new opportunities await. Class of 2019, we know you will make us proud!

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): This program is for adults who are interested in the Catholic faith and are willing to journey from inquiring to the receiving of the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please drop your name and email address off at the parish office.

Religious Education–CCD: The Religious Education CCD program of our parish is for grades K to 8, especially students who do not have regular religious education in school. The CCD meets on Sundays from 10-11AM.—please bring children to the Pre-K at 9:45AM.

Pregnant? Need Help? No woman should be left alone! That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Gabriel Project works so that no woman will feel she needs to have an abortion due to being poor or alone. We need help to get that message out! The Gabriel Project has a chapter at Saints Peter and Paul. Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help! Call 1-800-910-0191.

Religious Freedom Seminar: Last year’s Religious Freedom week (June 22-29) closed right here at Saints Peter and Paul with a wonderfully successful Religious Freedom panel discussion, on our saints’ feastday. This coming June 29, we will host another religious freedom event at Saints Peter and Paul, “Faith, Film and Freedom,” featuring film producer Megan Harrington (Unplanned, The Dating Project) and actor and writer Chris Meehan. (The Dating Project, Family Theater). They will explore religious freedom in the film industry: where is it being restricted? and where and how is it thriving? The event will be in the Parish Center, following the 5:00PM Mass. Refreshments will be served.

Liturgical Calendar

Sunday 19 Fifth Sunday of Easter
Monday 20 Easter Weekday, Bernardine of Siena; Priest
Tuesday 21 Easter Weekday, Christopher Magallannes; Priest, and Companions; Martyrs
Wednesday 22 Easter Weekday, Rita of Cascia; Religious
Thursday 23 Easter Weekday
Friday 24 Easter Weekday, Mary Help of Christians
Saturday 25 Easter Weekday, Bede the Venerable; Priest, Doctor. Gregory VII; Pope, Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi; Virgin
Sunday 26 Sixth Sunday of Easter

Your faithful donations of last week: $3,511.
Second Collection (Catholic Charities)  $2,437.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!
Acts 13:14, 43-52; Revelation 7:9, 14b-17; John 10: 27-30. As Paul and Barnabas continue their travels, they encounter more Gentiles who are receptive to their message. In John’s vision, a great multitude from every corner of the earth is seen gathering together. In the Gospel, Jesus speaks of his sheep knowing his voice and following after him.

 

Domenica 4A di Pasqua
 
La vita è risposta all’amore di Dio. Ogni uomo sente la vocazione a realizzare una vita piena e compiuta. Che accoglie la chiamata di Dio prova grande gioia. I credenti riconoscono Dio e il suo regno come l’unica cosa necessaria a tutti gli uomini.
From Fr. Gael: Christ in the Gospel today speaks of his sheep “hearing his voice.” But it would be worthwhile for us to make a distinction here between “hear” and “listen to” his voice. We can be in a room where background music is playing, and we hear it but are not listening to it. It becomes merely a background presence for us. In our relationship with Jesus is he merely background music for us or do we actively listen to his voice? This is a critically important question for us to answer to ourselves. It will determine how seriously we take our relationship with Jesus in our lives. It is when we listen proactively that we can grow the relationship and follow Jesus. He will be true to his word and we will not perish. He will give us eternal life.                                                                                                 –Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

 

Baptisms
Alexander Ben Casciato
Weddings
Menbere Aklilu & Jean-Yves Charon
Rest-in-Peace
Lucille Busalacchi

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  May 12, 2019
7:30 Ilide Piazza +
8:45 Clementina Bresolin, Erminia & Maria Santa Lucia & Pia Ortesi +
10:15 Jim Halligan +
11:45 Fernanda Matteucci + – Gaetano Alioto + (Conc.)
1:00 Steve & Lena Cuneo +
5:00 The Edward & Eileen Ziomek & Myrtle Lane Fams. +

Monday  May 13, 2019
7:00 The Ettorina Cardella Family +
9:00 Ines & Carmella Greco & Irene Zamzi + – Jack & Giuseppina D’Asaro + (Conc.)

Tuesday   May 14, 2019
7:00 Frank Sanguinetti +
9:00 Maria Arioto-Cresci + – Maria Ellen Arosteguy Fay+ (Conc.)

Wednesday May 15, 2019
7:00 The Ettorina Cardella Family +
9:00 Francesco, Antoinette, & Frank Germano + – Lorraine Gogna + (Conc.)

Thursday   May 16, 2019
7:00 Tony & Rose Stroppiana +
9:00 Gaetano & Lucrezia Balistreri + –Carlos M. Martinez + (Conc.)

Friday  May 17, 2019
7:00 Edward Sabini +
9:00 Thomas Damato +–Frank DiLorenzo + (Conc.)

 Saturday  May 18, 2019
7:30 The Giurlani Family +
9:00 Louis Ferralis + – Gaetano Alioto + (Conc.)
5:00 Marie & Walter Souza +

Particular Items

Second Collection: Today we will have a second collection for Catholic Charities. We will be joined by CCCYO speakers at all the Masses, sharing the organization’s mission .

St. Mary Mazzarello! On May 13, we celebrate the Feast of St. Mary Mazzarello, foundress of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, our beloved Salesian Sisters. Started in 1872, the Salesian Sisters now have more than 14,000 members in 89 countries—the largest order of women religious in the world

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

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

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.

SFPD Community Meeting: The good officers from Central Station will host a community meeting on Thursday, May 16, at 5:00 PM, in the Parish Center. All are invited to share your concerns or just thank the police!

Ordinations to the Priesthood! Next Saturday, March 18, at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will ordain three men will be to the Holy Priesthood: Kyle Faller, Ernesto Jandonero, and Michael Rocha. We pray for these men as they prepare to give their lives up in the service of God and His Church! All are welcome to attend, and a reception will follow the ceremony. “You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek.”

Madonna del Lume Spring Luncheon: La Madonna del Lume Society cordially invites the ladies of Saints Peter & Paul Church to join us on Sunday, May 19th at 1pm at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate our Pranzo di Primavera ~ Ladies’ Spring Luncheon Fundraiser to support our upcoming 84th annual Festa della Madonna del Lume in San Francisco! The ladies’ of Saints Peter & Paul Church are also invited to celebrate the Italian mass at 11:45am on Sunday, May 19th, prior to the luncheon at the Italian Athletic Club. The spring luncheon invitations and RSVP forms are on the tables.

Don Bosco Study Group: The Study Group will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 7PM in the Club Conference Room. Topics include “Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty,” by Kate Hennessy, led by Eileen Emerson-Boles; a viewing of one of Bishop Barron’s videos; and a presentation on a Salesian topic.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org  “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

 

Sunrise Art Show: On Thursday, May 23, we will host the annual Sunrise Art Show, featuring works from all grades, in the cafeteria, at 8:00 AM. All are invited!

The Month of Mary! As we all know, May is the Month of Mary! On Friday, May 24, we celebrate the feast of our Patroness, Mary Help of Christians, and there will be a May Crowning at the 9:00 AM Mass.

Our Lady of Fatima: This Monday we celebrate Our Lady of Fatima. On the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, our Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone wrote: “Our Lady at Fatima called the children to prayer, penance, and adoration. I repeat that call to you: I call every Catholic in the Archdiocese of San Francisco to pray the rosary every day, as she asked, and the family rosary once a week.  I call every Catholic in the Archdiocese of San Francisco to fast every Friday of the year, as she asked, giving up some food such as meat, or drink, or sweet, or even a whole meal.  I call every Catholic in the Archdiocese of San Francisco to adore silently before the Eucharistic Presence of Jesus once a week, as she asked–fifteen minutes, a half hour, and hour. I am calling every Catholic in the Archdiocese of San Francisco to these simple but most effective practices, as Our Lady asked, for the conversion of sinners and for peace in the world. Only she can help us.”

Pregnant? Need Help? No woman should be left alone! That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help! Call 1-800-910-0191.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): This program is for adults who are interested in the Catholic faith and are willing to journey from inquiring to the receiving of the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please drop your name and email address off at the parish office.

Archdiocesan Appeal: Our 2019 Archdiocesan Appeal is in progress. The appeal supports necessary ministries that help each parish, but that no individual parish could support by itself. This year’s assessment is $89,853. So far 54 parishioners or families have pledged and donated $29,555, leaving us with a balance of $60,298—2/3 still to go! This is a shared responsibility, so please do your part.

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 12 Fourth Sunday of Easter
Monday 13 Easter Weekday, Our Lady of Fatima
Tuesday 14 Matthias; Apostle
Wed-Fri 15-17 Easter Weekdays, St. Isidore
Saturday 18 Easter Weekday, John I: Pope, Martyr
Sunday 19 Fifth Sunday of Easter

Your faithful donations of last week: $6,614.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!

Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 or 21: 1-14. In the first reading, Peter and the Apostles are reprimanded for teaching in Jesus’ name, but they do not stop for they are obedient only to God’s authority. John’s vision in the reading from Revelation is of all creation giving glory to the slain Lamb. In the Gospel, Jesus appears to the disciples after his resurrection.

 

Domenica 3A Di Pasqua

In un monda sconvolto dalla violenza e ostilia alla proposta di Dio, la forza della Risurrezione alimenta le speranza. Lo Spirito sostiene il nostro impegno, perché Dio è al nostro fianco. La luce del Risorto fa strada agli uomini e li sostiene nel superare anche gli ostacoli apparentemente insormontabili.

 

復活期第三主日

本主日的讀經是若望福音第21章。它記載的是耶穌復活後第三次顯現給門徒們;也可以說是耶穌和祂的門徒的最後早餐。耶穌早己在湖邊為他們預備好了早餐。相信日後宗徒們回想到當時的情形,必會滿心感激並感受到上主無限溫柔的愛。而就在進食後,耶穌三次問伯多祿是不是愛祂,這對伯多祿是件難堪的事,他一直為曾經三次背主而痛悔不已,而這正是耶穌暗中給他機會,賠補三次否認祂的罪過,同時使人也明白,自以為愛天主,不及一心一意依恃天主更實際。耶穌了解、信任他,立他為教會的元首,並且吩咐宗徒們去教訓萬民。

伯多祿和其他宗徒都做到了,我們在讀經一(宗徒大事錄)中,看到宗徒們被拉到公議會受審時,勇敢地表明聽天主的命勝過聽人的命,寧願坐牢,也不願放棄傳揚福音的使命。

不單伯多祿和其他的宗徒做到了,今天在中東的一些國家,許許多多的的基督徒也同樣做到了。我們從宗徒大事錄、從教會史或報章,都可以看到他們不怕萬難,寧死為基督作證的英勇行為,我們的內心是不是震盪不已?我們能無動於中嗎?

 

From Fr. Gael:

Peter is on showcase this week. The disciples have returned to Galilee. Peter decides to go fishing and is accompanied by other disciples. The risen Jesus shows up on the shore of the sea but is not recognized by them. He calls them “children” and asks if they have caught anything. They answer no. He directs them where to fish and the catch is miraculously abundant. The beloved disciple John recognizes it is Jesus. Peter who is lightly clad jumps in and swims to the shore only t find, along with the others who arrive that Jesus has started a fire and is cooking fish and bread. You might say that at this moment Jesus becomes the patron saint of barbeques. He invites them to breakfast. This is the group which had abandoned him in Gethsemane. It is here that Jesus asks Peter, the triple denier, to make a triple profession of his faith. What a difficult moment for Peter who had publicly denied Jesus three times to have to publicly profess Jesus three times. Yet in a profoundly important way this is a most significant therapeutic moment for Peter. Should Jesus ask each one of us three times, “Do you love me?”

–Fr. Gael Sullivan, SDB

Baptisms
Jack Peradotto—George Peradotto – Isabella Alejo
Syed Hasib – Regan Alice Duncan – Evelina & Gianna Andrighetto

Weddings
Mark Davoren and Hui Zhou

Rest-in-Peace
Marie Louise ‘Marlis’ Tanner – Lucille Busalacchi – Ida DeBrunner
Rosine Ryan – Rich Wanner – Louise Beregerson – Manfred Pertzborn

 

Mass Intentions For The Week

Sunday  May 5, 2019
7:30 Luigi Marciano +
8:45 Frank & Linda Machi +
10:15 Thanksgiving from Rosemary Tin & the Tin Family
11:45 GB De Martini + – Marco Michelato + (Conc.)
1:00 Irene Moreci +
5:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul

Monday  May 6, 2019
7:00 Joseph Leo Torre & Family +
9:00 Pietro, Adele, & Elena Domenici +
5:30 Deceased Members of the Salesian Boys’ & Girls’ Club +

Tuesday   May 7, 2019
7:00 Nicola Sanguinetti +
9:00 Antonia D’Ascoli + – Frank DiLorenzo + (Conc.)

Wednesday May 8, 2019
7:00 Joseph & Grace Mazzaferri +
9:00 Felice, Carmela, Biagio, & Pina Fazio +

Thursday   May 9, 2019
7:00 Clementina & Giosue Bresolin +
9:00 Dionisia & Francisco Mingoa +

 Friday  May 10, 2019
7:00 Andrea Genoveffa +
9:00 Wedding Anniversary Herbert & Marilou Cua 

 Saturday  May 11, 2019
7:30 Thanksgiving Solomon M. Bugayong
9:00 Ilva Baccetti +
5:00 For the People of Saints Peter and Paul 

Particular Items

Santa Gemma: Today we honor our beloved Santa Gemma, dear to the hearts of the people of Lucca and all Italians, at the 11:45 AM Italian Mass. A luncheon will follow. Santa Gemma, pray for us!

Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club Old Timers Mass: On Monday May 6 there will be a special mass for the Salesian Boys and Girls Club at 5:30PM. This years Old Timers’ honorees are Dante Serafini (men) and Cara Allan (women). Dinner will follow, for the men downstairs in the gym, for the ladies, at the Italian Athletic Club.

Eucharistic Adoration/Scripture Study: Every Wednesday, we have Eucharistic Adoration from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Church. We also have Scripture study from 7:00 to 8:00 PM, but in the rectory. 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.

Second Collection: Next weekend we will have a second collection for Catholic Charities. We will have CCCYO speakers at all the Masses, sharing the organization’s mission and how you can help.

St. Mary Mazzarello! On May 13, we celebrate the Feast of St. Mary Mazzarello, foundress of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, our Salesian Sisters. Started in 1872, the Salesian Sisters now have more than 14,000 members in 89 countries—the largest order of women religious in the entire world! St. Mary Mazzarello, pray for us!

Faith Sharing Group: The next Faith Sharing will meet Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30 – 8:00. The group will meet in the rectory and will be reading Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s book “The Gift of God” about the Holy Spirit.

SFPD Community Meeting: The good officers from Central Station will host a community meeting on Thursday, May 16, at 5:00 PM, in the Parish Center. All are invited to share your concerns or just thank the police!

Ordinations to the Priesthood! On Saturday, May 18, at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will ordain three men will be to the Holy Priesthood: Kyle Faller, Ernesto Jandonero, and Michael Rocha. We pray for these men as they prepare to give their lives in the service of God and His Church! All are welcome to attend, and a reception will follow the ceremony. “You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek.”

Madonna del Lume Spring Luncheon: La Madonna del Lume Society cordially invites the ladies of Saints Peter & Paul Church to join us on Sunday, May 19th at 1pm at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate our Pranzo di Primavera ~ Ladies’ Spring Luncheon Fundraiser to support our upcoming 84th annual Festa della Madonna del Lume in San Francisco! The ladies’ of Saints Peter & Paul Church are also invited to celebrate the Italian mass at 11:45am on Sunday, May 19th, prior to the luncheon at the Italian Athletic Club. The spring luncheon invitations and RSVP forms are on the tables.

Don Bosco Study Group: The Study Group will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 7PM in the Club Conference Room. Topics include “Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty,” by Kate Hennessy, led by Eileen Emerson-Boles; a viewing of one of Bishop Barron’s videos; and a short presentation on a Salesian topic.

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 martin.thomas@sfarch.org or Fr. Patrick Summerhays at summerhays.patrick@sfarch.org “We need men to give their lives up for Jesus Christ NOW!

The Month of Mary! As we all know, May is the Month of Mary! On Friday, May 24, we celebrate the feast of our Patroness, Mary Help of Christians, and there will be a May Crowning at the 9:00 AM Mass.

Choose Life! “Jesus, Lord of Life, transform the hearts of all elected leaders to recognize that infanticide is wrong and must not be tolerated. We especially pray for our Senators, Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris. Open their hearts and minds to recognize and defend the precious gift of every human life.” USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities.

Religious Education–CCD: The Religious Education CCD program of our parish is for grades K to 8, especially students who do not have regular religious education in school. The CCD meets on Sundays from 10-11AM.—please bring children to the Pre-K at 9:45AM.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): This program is for adults who are interested in the Catholic faith and are willing to journey from inquiring to the receiving of the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Please drop your name and email address off at the parish office.

Liturgical Calendar
Sunday 05 Third Sunday of Easter
Mon-Thurs 06-09 Easter Weekdays
Friday 10 Easter Weekday, Damien de Veuster; Priest
Saturday 11 Easter Weekday
Sunday 12 Fourth Sunday of Easter

 

Your faithful donations of last week: $3,466.
Second Collection (Home Missions) : $1,961.
Weekly Parish Expenses: $20,715.
Thank you! Your parish appreciates your continued support!