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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. 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 on our website: www.stcolumbasandiego.com YOUTH GROUP: Sundays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Ministry Center for
If you are currently using envelopes, please inform the both Junior & Senior High. Info: call 858-277-3861.
rectory of any status/address change.
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Pastor’s Corner positions of power, and for any abuse or


harassment perpetrated by a bishop. We will do
In light of all that is happening in the Church in better. The more she is buffeted by storms, the
the United States, I would like to share with you the more I am reminded that the Church's firm
statement of Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of foundation is Jesus Christ. The failures of men
Houston and president of the United States cannot diminish the light of the Gospel. Lord, by
Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Cardinal the help of your mercy, show us the way to
wrote: salvation."
"In communion with the Holy Father, I join the Well, the truth of the matter is that summer is
Executive Committee of the United States drawing to a close, and it is time for a number of
Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in taking our parish educational ministries to start back up
upon ourselves his exhortation, 'this open wound [of again. Hopefully you are aware that classes for our
abuse] challenges us to be firm and decisive in the grade school religious education program as well
pursuit of truth and justice.' "On August 1st, I as our Confirmation program for High School age
promised that USCCB would exercise the full extent youth begin the weekend of September 23rd. If you
of its authority, and would advocate before those have a child who needs to be enrolled, it’s not too
with greater authority, to pursue the many questions late. Please contact our Religious Education Office.
surrounding Archbishop McCarrick. On August 16th, We have also begun our Rite of Christian Initiation
I called for an Apostolic Visitation, working in of Adults (R.C.I.A) program for adults who are
concert with a national lay commission granted considering entering the Catholic faith. Or for those
independent authority, to seek the truth. Yesterday, who have been baptized but wish to receive the
I convened our Executive Committee once again, Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation.
and it reaffirmed the call for a prompt and
thorough examination into how the grave moral Fr. Ed
failings of a brother bishop could have been
tolerated for so long and proven no impediment to MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK
his advancement. "The recent letter of Archbishop
Carlo Maria Viganò brings particular focus and MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
urgency to this examination. The questions raised 7:00 am—DA Int. of Evan & Annie Keller
deserve answers that are conclusive and based on
evidence. Without those answers, innocent men TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
may be tainted by false accusation and the guilty 7:00 am—EM Burke & Keating
may be left to repeat sins of the past." I am eager
for an audience with the Holy Father to earn his families
support for our plan of action. That plan includes WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
more detailed proposals to: seek out these answers,
make reporting of abuse and misconduct by 7:00 am—EM Int. of Mark Toledo
bishops easier, and improve procedures for
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
resolving complaints against bishops. Inspired by his
recent letter to the people of God, and his motu 7:00 am—EM Donor’s Intention
proprio of two years ago, As a Loving Mother, I am
confident Pope Francis shares our desire for greater
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
effectiveness and transparency in the matter of 8:15 am—EM Vera Davis
disciplining bishops. We renew our fraternal
affection for the Holy Father in these difficult days.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
"To the survivors of abuse and the families who have 8:00 am—DA Regina Miranda
lost a loved one to abuse, I am sorry. You are no 5:30 pm—EM People of the Parish
longer alone. Since 2002, hundreds of professionally
trained staff across the country have been working SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
with the Church to support survivors and prevent 7:30 am—EM Maria Ilas &
future abuse. Nationwide, the Church has a zero- Antonio Juaner
tolerance policy toward priests and deacons who
abuse, safe environment training, background
9:30 am—DA Melicio & Rosario
checks for those working around children, victim Gaviola
assistance coordinators, prompt reporting to civil 5:30 pm—DA Int. of the Cavada
authorities, and lay review boards in dioceses. "In family
other ways, we have failed you. This is especially
true for adults being sexually harassed by those in DA—Fr. Daniel Anyanwu, EM—Fr. Ed McNulty
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ST. COLUMBA CATHOLIC CHURCH SAN DIEGO

9/2/18 SUNDAY COLLECTION POPCORN DRIVE


Plate Collection: $991.38 Next Sunday, September 16, the Cub
Envelope Collection: $4,235.00 Scouts will hold popcorn sales in the hall
Online Giving: $863.00 after the 7:30 and 9:30 Masses. Cash or
Total # of Envelopes: 149 checks preferred. Your purchase helps
them raise money to attend camp, fees for
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION outdoor activities, awards and supplies for
Community Service projects (such as trash
Clip these coupons cleanup supplies). It also
to support helps keep dues at a rea-
our school! sonable amount so that
anyone can be a part of
BAPTISMS the Cub Scout organiza-
tion. Thank you!
We welcome into our Catholic family the
following children who were baptized in
August: FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE
Vivian Hurtado Raffle tickets for the Fall Festival Raffle are
Ahva Rivera now available. The Grand Prize will be a
Maelee Schaack new Toyota from Toyota of Poway. Pick up
Lilliana Villa some tickets after Mass today!

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION


We have begun registering new and returning students in the Ministry Center during office hours.
Children registering for the first time MUST bring a baptismal certificate.

Sunday classes begin September 23


Preschool (ages 3-4) & Kinder:
Sundays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Grades 1-8: Sundays, 10:45-12:00 noon

Tuesday classes begin September 25


High School/Confirmation:
Tuesdays 6:45-8:00 pm
(all candidates, Catholic HS & public)

Fees: $60.00 – one child;


$100.00 – two children;
$125.00 for three or more in
one family

Are you interested in volunteering to help in the Religious Education program? Not sure if
you are able? The only qualification you need to have is a love for Jesus and His children.
The rest will take care of itself. Please think and pray about this. WE NEED YOUR GIFTS!!

For more information, contact Robin Keator at 619-922-7941


or email: robin.keator@yahoo.com
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BEER BREWERS’ COMPETITION SENIORS’ CLUB


The St. Columba Beer Brewers’ Competition is Thursday, September 13
back! Win glory at the Oct. 19th Oktoberfest 10:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall
with TWO chances to win. The best home-
brews will be determined by Benchmark Co. POPE TWEETS
Master Craft Brewer Matt Akin AND by popu-
lar vote. Your ballot counts! All Oktoberfest True peace is a gift of God that springs from
attendees (21 and up) can taste the brews healed and reconciled hearts and
and vote for their favorite beer. The winners reaches out to embrace the entire
receive an engraved trophy beer stein. world.
Homebrewers, get your creative mash going! Pope Francis @Pontifex
You know brewing can take 4+ weeks. If you
plan to enter your homebrew, please email
Maggie at maggieoden@gmail.com TASTE OF THE MISSION
You are invited to attend the 19th Annual Taste
FR. JOE’S VILLAGES of the Mission – an “over 21” evening of food
and adult beverage sampling in the courtyard
We will be going to Fr. Joe's to serve lunch of historic Mission San Diego de Alcalá. The
to the homeless again on Tuesday, Septem- event is Friday, September 14, from 6:30 p.m.-
ber 18. We will carpool from the church. 9:30 p.m. Over 20 restaurants, wineries and
Please contact Bob Horn if you would like to breweries will be waiting for you to sample their
go or have questions: 619-843-8891 tasty offerings. Tickets are $45 in advance and
can be purchased on-line at:
https://missionsandiego.churchgiving.com/
GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT tasteofthemission.
Additional information is available at
Due to the Labor Day holiday, the Grief and
http://www.missionsandiego.org/events or send
Bereavement Support group will meet on an email to tasteofthemission@gmail.com.
Monday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the
Ministry Center. All are welcome.

IN NEED OF PRAYER:
Shelley Anderson, Frances Barnachea,
Jim Barrow, Bill Koch,
Aida Mercado, Sharon Morabito,
Joselito Pestaño, Patrick Skruck
NOTE: Please call or email the rectory to request a name NEW! MOMS’ GROUP
be added to the list. The names will be on the list for a
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 to
Motherhood can be challenging, no matter
request that it be added again. the age of your children. Connecting with
other Catholic moms can help provide friend-
READINGS FOR THE WEEK ship, support and a fresh perspective on our
lives.
Mon: 1 Cor 5:1-8/Ps 5:5-7,12/Lk 6:6-11 If you are interested in joining a Moms group
Tues: 1 Cor 6:1-11/Ps 149:1-6,9/Lk 6:12-19 at St. Columba, text Karmyn Garcia at 858-
Wed: 1 Cor 7:25-31/Ps 45:11-12,14-17/Lk 6:20-26 699-3700 or email KarmynLG@yahoo.com.
Thurs: 1 Cor 8:1-7,11-13/Ps 139:1-3,13-14,23-24/
Lk 6:27-38
Fri: Nm 21:4-9/Ps 78:1-2,34-38/Phil 2:6-11/Jn 3:13-17 “Like” us on Facebook!
Sat: 1 Cor 10:14-22/Ps 116:12-13,17-18/Jn 19:25-27 Look for our blue logo.
Next Sun: Is 50:5-9/Ps 116:1-6,8-9/Jas 2:14-18/Mk 8:27-35
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ST. COLUMBA CATHOLIC CHURCH SAN DIEGO

BACK TO SCHOOL!

1st
Day!

Middle
School
Team-
building

2nd graders
pray at
dismissal

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