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St.

Columba Parish
3327 Glencolum Drive, San Diego, CA 92123

Visit our web site: www.stcolumbasandiego.com


Phone: (858) 277-3863
Fax: (858) 277-3883
Email: stcolumbarectory@gmail.com
OFFICE HOURS
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday: 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM (Vigil)
Sunday: 7:30, 9:30 AM & 5:30 PM
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 AM / Friday: 8:15 AM
Holy Days: See bulletin.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Second Saturday, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
CONFESSIONS
Saturdays, 4:00 to 5:00 PM or by appointment
ROSARY
Monday-Saturday before daily Mass
ST. COLUMBA CATHOLIC CHURCH SAN DIEGO

Rev. Edward McNulty PARISH LIFE


Pastor ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: 2nd Saturday,
Daily Chapel, 8:30 am—3:30 pm. For more info, call Alma
Rev. Gervatius Hong at 858-565-4231.
Chaplain of Korean Ministry
BIBLE SHARING: Mondays, 8:00-9:30 a.m. in the Ministry
Center. For more info, call Dottie at 858-277-0229.
Rev. Mr. Bill Vasquez
Deacon BINGO: Every Friday night at 6:30 p.m. in the hall. Doors open
at 4:00 p.m.
PARISH OFFICE STAFF:
Kathi Lohry Parish Secretary CHILDCARE: Every Sunday at 9:30 am in the Preschool; for
infants and children up to four years of age.
Marlo Antonio Business Manager,
Pastoral Assistant CUB SCOUTS: Kindergarten to 5th grade; contact Deb
Oberg at 858-717-7851 or email: doberg10@aol.com
BAPTISMS:
Call Deacon Vasquez - 619-818-0972 or CULTURE OF LIFE MINISTRY: For information, call Louise
Holland at 619-316-7498.
email: deaconvasquez@gmail.com
DIVINE MERCY DEVOTION: Mondays and Fridays at 3:00
MARRIAGES: p.m. in the Daily Chapel (chaplet, rosary and a reading
from the diary of St. Faustina)
Nine months preparation required.
Call the Parish office for information. GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: The 1st Monday,
7:00-8:00 pm in the Ministry Center. Call Robin at 858-277-
3861 for more information.
MUSIC MINISTRY:
St. Columba Church Children’s Choir - GREETERS/USHERS: Terry Foster at 858-427-7178.
Kathleen Mawanay - 5:30 pm (Sat.) HOMEBOUND OUTREACH: If you or someone you know
Traditional Choir - needs Communion or other services because they are
homebound, contact the rectory or Robin at 858-277-3861.
Mark Villas/Pat Dalton - 7:30 am
Spiritus - Hans Becker - 9:30 am KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Council #1349. Round Table,
Richard Portugal. For info call 858-279-8731.
Contemporary - Tess Nelson - 5:30 pm (Sun.)
tessnelsonmusic@cox.net LAY APOSTLES for JESUS CHRIST RETURNING KING: 2nd
Tuesday in the Music Room, 6:30-8 p.m. Contact Peggy
Keller at 619-933-6677.
R.C.I.A.
Deacon Bill Vasquez (619) 818-0972 MEN’S CLUB: The 1st Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Hall. All
men of the parish are welcome and encouraged to join.
Contact Curtis Carlson at 858-337-5768.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND YOUTH OFFICE:
Robin Keator, DCM (858) 277-3861 MEN’S FAITH GROUP: First Saturday, 8:45 am in the Ministry
Center. All men are invited to this informal spiritual
robin.keator@yahoo.com (619) 922-7941 gathering to share prayer, discussion and donuts.
Office hours: Sundays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
PRAYER MEETING: Join us in praise, songs, scripture
Mon., Tues., & Wed., 5:30-9:00 pm readings, teachings and worship every Thursday at 7:00
p.m. in the Ministry Center. For more info, call Mary Quinn
ST. COLUMBA SCHOOL: at 858-278-0526.
www.stcolumbaschoolsd.org R.C.I.A.: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is for adults
John Amann, Principal (858) 279-1882 seeking Baptism and for baptized adults seeking the
Linda Glenwinkel, Secretary (858) 279-1882 sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation. For more info,
call Deacon Bill at 619-818-09727.
Trish Gilsdorf, Preschool Director (858) 279-0161
Marlo Antonio, Business Manager (858) 277-3863 ROSARY MAKERS: First Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Music
Room. Call Teresa for more info at 858-277-6240.
MEMBERSHIP
SENIORS’ CLUB: 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month, 10:30
a.m. in the Parish Hall. Open to seniors 50 and up in our
To register as a member, please complete a white regis-
parish. For more info, contact Deanie at 858-565-9597.
tration card found at the back of the church, or register
online through our website (listed on cover). YOUTH GROUP: Sundays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Ministry Center for
Also, if you are currently using envelopes, please inform both Junior & Senior High. Info: call 858-277-3861.
the rectory of any status/address change.
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Pastor’s Corner aside. For it is always concerned with the


whole man. Often the deepest cause of
My dear brothers and sisters, suffering is the very absence of God. Those
who practice charity in the Church's name will
I thought I would share with you for our never seek to impose the Church's faith upon
reflection this week a brief passage from the others. They realize that a pure and generous
Encyclical Deus Caritas Est (God is Love) by love is the best witness to the God in whom we
Pope Benedict. In this section, the Holy Father, believe and by whom we are driven to love. A
writing about the nature of Christian charity, Christian knows when it is time to speak of God
states: Christian charitable activity must be and when it is better to say nothing and to let
independent of parties and ideologies. It is not love alone speak. He knows that God is love
a means of changing the world ideologically, (cf. 1 Jn 4:8) and that God's presence is felt at
and it is not at the service of worldly the very time when the only thing we do is to
stratagems, but it is a way of making present love. He knows—to return to the questions
here and now the love which man always raised earlier—that disdain for love is disdain
needs. The modern age, particularly from the for God and man alike; it is an attempt to do
nineteenth century on, has been dominated by without God. Consequently, the best defense
various versions of a philosophy of progress of God and man consists precisely in love. It is
whose most radical form is Marxism. Part of the responsibility of the Church's charitable
Marxist strategy is the theory of impoverishment: organizations to reinforce this awareness in
in a situation of unjust power, it is claimed, their members, so that by their activity—as well
anyone who engages in charitable initiatives is as their words, their silence, their example—
actually serving that unjust system, making it they may be credible witnesses to Christ.
appear at least to some extent tolerable. This in
turn slows down a potential revolution and thus Fr. Ed
blocks the struggle for a better world. Seen in
this way, charity is rejected and attacked as a
means of preserving the status quo. What we
have here, though, is really an inhuman MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
philosophy. People of the present are sacrificed
to the moloch of the future—a future whose MONDAY, JULY 30
effective realization is at best doubtful. One 7:00 am—DA Katharina Schuler
does not make the world more human by
TUESDAY, JULY 31
refusing to act humanely here and now. We
contribute to a better world only by personally 7:00 am—DA Vivian Wittenberg
doing good now, with full commitment and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
wherever we have the opportunity,
7:00 am—EM Donor’s Intention
independently of partisan strategies and
programmes. The Christian's programme — the THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
programme of the Good Samaritan, the 7:00 am—EM Int. of Gary Keller
programme of Jesus — is “a heart which sees”.
This heart sees where love is needed and acts FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
accordingly. Obviously when charitable activity 8:15 am—EM Barbara Wittenberg
is carried out by the Church as a
communitarian initiative, the spontaneity of SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
individuals must be combined with planning, 8:00 am—DA Tom Lowe
foresight and cooperation with other similar 5:30 pm—EM Arvin & Elsie Nielson
institutions. Charity, furthermore, cannot be
used as a means of engaging in what is SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
nowadays considered proselytism. Love is free; 7:30 am—DA People of the Parish
it is not practiced as a way of achieving other 9:30 am—EM Flo Kloberdanz
ends. But this does not mean that charitable 5:30 pm—DA Bobby Greenly
activity must somehow leave God and Christ
DA—Fr. Daniel Anyanwu, EM—Fr. Ed McNulty
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ST. COLUMBA CATHOLIC CHURCH SAN DIEGO

FR. JOE’S VILLAGE


We will be serving lunch to the homeless at
Fr. Joe’s Village on Tuesday, August 21,
from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will car-
pool from St. Columba. To volunteer or for
more information, call Bob Horn at 619-843-
8891.

CONGRATULATIONS!

FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE July 30 is the actual date of Fr. Daniel’s


25th anniversary of his ordination to the
Raffle tickets for the Fall Festival Raffle are priesthood.
now available. The Grand Prize will be a HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, Fr. Daniel!
new Toyota from Toyota of Poway. Pick up
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God wants us to call Him Father, with
the trust of children who abandon
themselves in the arms of the One
who gave them life.
IN NEED OF PRAYER:
Pope Francis @Pontifex Frances J. Barnachea, Jim Barrow, Robert Carlson,
Raelyn Cruz, Stephanie Davis, Bob Fischer,
NEW! MOMS’ GROUP Terry Fredlund, Ken Goldkamp,
Cheryl Hunter, Donna Mortale, Bob Spence,
Motherhood can be challenging, no matter Chuck Tally, John Trolinger
the age of your children. Connecting with NOTE: Please call or email the rectory to request a name
other Catholic moms can help provide friend- be added to the list. The names will be on the list for a
ship, support and a fresh perspective on our period of 30 days. If you wish the person to be on the list
longer than one month, you will need to call the rectory
lives.
to request that it be added again.
If you are interested in joining a Moms group
at St. Columba, text Karmyn Garcia at 858-
READINGS FOR THE WEEK
699-3700 or email KarmynLG@yahoo.com.
Mon: Jer 13:1-11/(Ps) Dt 32:18-21/Mt 13:31-35
7/22/18 SUNDAY COLLECTION Tues: Jer 14:17-22/Ps 79:8-9,11,13/Mt 13:36-43
Wed: Jer 15:10,16-21/Ps 59:2-4,10-11,17-18/Mt 13:44-46
Plate Collection: $650.01 Thurs: Jer 18:1-6/Ps 146:1-6/Mt 13:47-53
Envelope Collection: $3,019.00 Fri: Jer 26:1-9/Ps 69:5,8-10,14/Mt 13:54-58
Sat: Jer 26:11-16,24/Ps 69:15-16,20-21/Mt 14:1-12
Online Giving: $988.00 Next Sun: Ex 16:2-4,12-15/Ps 78:3-4,23-25,54/
Total # of Envelopes: 142 Eph 4:17,20-24/Jn 6:24-35
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