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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time : June 26, 2016

Gospel reading: Luke 9:51-62

When the days for Jesus' being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him. On the way they entered a Samaritan village to prepare for his reception there, but they would not welcome him because the destination of his journey was Jerusalem. When the disciples James and John saw this they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?" Jesus turned and rebuked them, and they journeyed to another village. As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." Jesus answered him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head." And to another he said, "Follow me." But he replied, "Lord, let me go first and bury my father." But he answered him, "Let the dead bury their dead. But you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God." And another said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say farewell to my family at home." To him Jesus said, "No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God."

IMPORTANT

Mass Schedule for summer Beginning on Sunday, June 12th, through August 21st, 2016.

Sunday Mass schedule as follows:

  • 9:00 am, 11:00 am & 6:00 pm (English).
  • 1:00 pm & 7:30 pm (Spanish).

The Saturday Masses will continue as always at 8:00 am and 5:30 pm.

The weekday Masses will remain the same: 8:00 am; 12:00 pm (English) and 6:30 pm (Spanish).

On Sunday, August 28th, we will return to the regular schedule.

“No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God.”—

— Luke 9:62

HAVE YOU MADE YOUR PLEDGE YET?

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  • Active Parishioners: 1500.
  • ABCD Donors: 301.

Dear Parishioners:

Blessings.

Our ABCD campaign is a responsibility we are called to fulfill for the benefit of the Church. These funds serve the poor, educate seminarians and lay ministers, and keep our church mission alive in so many other ways.

Please look at the graphic to the left: out of nearly 4,000 registered parishioners, we have 1,500 active parishioners. From this number, there are only 301 families who have contributed to this endeavor, so far. Pray about it, and if you have not yet contributed, please contact our church office to commit to our goal. Or simply, fill out a designated envelope from the entrance of the church, and place it in the collection box.

Thank you and God bless you.

Sincerely in Christ,

POPE FRANCIS NEEDS YOUR HELP

We will have a Second Collection for the Holy Father this weekend, June 25 and 26.

Pope Francis needs your help to carry out his pastoral ministry, to extend his missionary journeys, to maintain his representation throughout the world, to meet operational costs of the Holy See and to respond quickly to the victims of disasters.

This annual collection is held in all the Catholic churches of the world. Please be generous with your contributions to help Pope Francis.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE PROGRAM OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (CATECHISM)

The Religious Education Program has opened its registration for classes in Kinder through 8th grade.

Systematic Catechesis and Preparation for the Sacraments: Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation.

Office Hours

  • Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  • Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Documents Needed

  • Certificate of Birth.
  • Certificate of Baptism.

Class Schedule

  • Wednesday: 4:30 pm to 6 pm.
  • Sunday: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Classes begin the same week school starts

  • Wednesday, August 24th, 2016: Kinder to 3rd grade.
  • Wednesday, August 31st, 2016: 4th to 8th grade.
  • Sunday, August 28th, 2016 Kinder to 8th grade.

Important: Registration must be completed by parents or guardians. For additional information, please call the St. Agnes Religious Education office at (305) 361-1378.

CCD TEACHERS FOR SPECIAL-NEEDS CHILDREN

The St. Agnes Religious Education Office is looking for Catechists with training to teach children with special needs.

For more information please contact Sr. Maria Andrea Oliver, sctjm, DRE, at the St. Agnes Church CCD office: (305) 361-1378, or email:

YOUTH MINISTRY NEWS

“Dear young people, let yourselves be taken over by the light of Christ, and spread that light wherever you are.” St. John Paul II

Keep your faith ALIVE during your summer!!!

Stay tuned for future Youth Ministry News!!

The Summer’s Here Event was a great success as Lance Benson shared an inspiring message with over 120 youth about using our God-given talents for sharing Christ’s message of love and hope! Thanks to all who made this happen!

For more information,
e-mail:
Instagram: stakbyg
Twitter: @stakbYG TEXT stakbym to 84576 to stay informed!

ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI OFFICE OF PLANNED GIVING

Have lower CD rates really cut into your income?

Find out how a charitable gift annuity can increase your income and give you a tax deduction by visiting us on the web at www.adomgift.org or by calling the Office of Planned Giving at (305) 762-1110.

COMMITTED ADORERS NEEDED FOR PERPETUAL ADORATION CHAPEL

Could you not watch one hour with me? Mt. 26:40

The St. Agnes Perpetual Adoration Ministry is in urgent need of committed Adorers for the following times:

Can you commit to one of these hours?

  • Sunday: 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
  • Monday: 2:00 am and 1:00 pm.
  • Thursday 12:00 Noon.
  • Saturday: 6:00 pm, and 9:00 pm.

For more information please call: Ana Lucrecia at (305) 798-7896, Thank you!

THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APPARITIONS OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA

Save the Date !!

We Invite you to join us on a special pilgrimage to Europe, Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions o Our Lady of Fatima.

Special Pilgrimage Dates October 11th to 23rs, 2017.

12 Days Visiting: Lisbon, Santarem, Fatima, Toledo, Avila, Madrid, Zaragoza, Lourdes, Montserrat, Barcelona.

Spiritual Direction
Rev. JC Paguaga St. Agnes —Key Biscayne, Fl &
Rev. Craig Morley Holy Family—St. Petersburg, Fl.