Parish Life

Sept. 14, 2014

The annual parish picnic was held at Rosensteel Knights of Columbus on Sunday, Sept. 14. Grilled hamburgers and hotdogs were served. Parishioners also brought their specialty dishes to share. Fr. Ettore Ferrario welcomed guests and announced the 50-50 raffle to raise funds for the religious education program. Tom Kelly emceed while The Lord is My Shepherd Prayer Group provided DJ services and attendees including Fr. Roberto Amoruso displayed their dance moves . Additional entertainment was provided by a guest accordion player. Children competed in the sack race and took turns at hitting the piñata until it was broken. Candy fell to the ground and children scrambled to gather the candy. There was a short break for people to enjoy some ice cream and sing happy birthday to Fr. Josè's visitor from Portugal, Fr. João Seabra.  The 50-50 raffle winner Debbie Kelly generously donated her prize to the church.  The last fun event of the day was the water balloon toss contest which was won by two youth group members. Photos

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Ash Wednesday Soup Supper, March 5, 2014 - a CTK tradition
After the evening Mass parishioners dined on Minestrone Soup and Cream of Corn Chowder prepared by volunteers.


Bake Sale at CTK , Feb. 16, 2014 By M. Kendall

 A bake sale was held to raise funds for the parish and St. Ann's Maternity and Infant Home. The youth led by Victoria Peñate and assisted by adult volunteers sold scrumptious cupcakes and other baked goods.


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Feast of Sto. Niño, Jan. 19, 2014
By M. Kendall

         The Filipino community of the parish celebrated the feast of Sto. Niño on Jan. 19, 2014. The event was coordinated by The Lord is My Shepherd Group and commenced with a Mass celebrated by Fr. José Cortes. Images of Sto. Niño were placed at the foot of the altar and were blessed after the Mass. Then the attendees carrying their Sto. Niños processed around the church and continued to the Colonial Room for  the healing service led by Narcisa Daag and to hold the Sinulog.  Dinner and dancing capped the evening.


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Epiphany Feast, Jan. 5, 2014
By Chris Tan

         On January 5, 2014, approximately one hundred religious education students, their parents, and catechists led by Fr. Ettore Ferrario, Director of Religious Education, gathered in the Colonial Room to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany. The assembly began with the recitation of the Angelus and the singing of two Epiphany songs, “We Three Kings” and “Campana Sobre Campana”.

        The children then displayed their creativity by dressing for and presenting a Nativity pageant featuring the visitation of the Magi.

       The event concluded with an inspiring talk by Fr. Roberto Amoruso and the promise of “goody bags” awaiting the children after Mass.


Lessons and Carols, Dec. 22, 2013 photos.... Click here

Parishioners at the church picnic on Sept. 8, 2013 photos.... Click here