Larger Church News

Updated 7/26/19

Holy Mass for Migrants–Bishops McElroy and Dolan invite all families to participate in a special Mass for migrants to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles on September 7 at 3:00pm. Fr. Mike Ratajczak will be leading the delegation from St. Thomas More Parish. If you wish to attend and would like to join a caravan of buses that will be heading to the Cathedral that day, please contact the Parish the Parish Office at or 760.758.4100 x100 and leave your name, phone number, and/or email address. You will be contacted regarding details for the bus caravan.

Brother Benno’s Auxiliary Inaugural Golf Tournament—Friday, September 27, 10:00am-3:30pm, Camp Pendleton Memorial Golf CouJulyrse. For more information, visit

Birth Choice Annual Banquet: Persist in Hope—Saturday, September 28, 6:00-8:00pm, The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, featuring guest speaker Lisa Krats Thomas. For more information, visit

Pilgrimage to the Holy Shrines of Italy—October 29-November 8, hosted by Fr. Richard Lewandowski. Flyers available in the Parish Office. For more information, contact Fr. Rich at 978-833-3354 or

Catholic Schoolhouse—A local Catholic supplement program for homeschooling families and charter schools. For more information, contact or

Local Catholic Radio and App—Ever felt like you are alone? Give Relevant Radio® a try! You will hear real Catholics, living real lives, addressing real problems. Through these personal and intimate forums of conversation, direction, humor, and prayer, Relevant Radio is creating a community of hope. Hope is being rekindled, lives are being saved, and souls are drawing closer to Christ and his Church. The Truth will set you free! You can listen to Relevant Radio on AM1000 or online at
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Franciscan Spirituality for Everyday Life—Members of the Secular Franciscan Order are Catholic men and women, married and single, seeking to live a Franciscan vocation in the world. The local Secular Franciscan fraternity meets at Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside. All are welcome. For more information, please visit

Retrouvaille—A Lifeline for Married Couples—Visit


The Vatican—

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24/7 Catholic Radio on AM 1000 or—Sunday Mass is broadcast at 7:00pm on Saturdays and 7:00am and 6:00pm on Sundays, plus a wide variety of programming.

24/7 Catholic Television on EWTN—Also, Sunday Mass is broadcast at 9:00am every Sunday.

Sunday TV Mass for the Homebound—Every Sunday at 9:30am. XDTV Channel 49 (MyTV13) or

Diocese of San Diego Young Adult Ministry on Instagram—@yamsandiego.

John Paul the Great Catholic University—For more information, go to or contact 858-653-6740 x1117.

Franciscan School of Theology in Affiliation with the University of San Diego—For more information, go to or contact 760-547-1800 x204.

Palomar College Religious Studies Program—For more information, visit

Presentations and Retreats at Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center—visit for a lineup of activities this summer, including weekly presentations on varied topics, cooking class, and retreats.

Bridging Communities: The Interreligious Peacebuilding Certificate (USD Kroc School)—For more info, contact Sarah Pike at 619-260-7663 or SPike@