News from the Larger Church
Heart of the Nation Online Mass on August 15—For anyone unable to attend Mass on Thursday, August 15, for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, visit www.heartofthenation.org.
SCRC Catholic Renewal Convention: “Jesus, Hope of the World”—August 30-September 1, Anaheim Convention Center and Arena. Featuring over 40 Catholic speakers and 70 presentations. For more information, contact 818-771-1361 or Spirit@SCRC.org or visit www.SCRC.org. The SCRC (Southern California Renewal Communities) is an officially commissioned ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Brother Benno’s Auxiliary Inaugural Golf Tournament—Friday, September 27, 10:00am-3:30pm, Camp Pendleton Memorial Golf Course. For more information, visit www.brotherbennos.org/golf-2019.
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 www.birthchoice.net/events.
Culture of Life Family Services Annual Gala and Auction—Saturday, October 19, Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Keynote speaker: Abby Johnson. For more information, visit www.colfs.org/gala.
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 relevantradio.com.
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Catholic Schoolhouse—A local Catholic supplement program for homeschooling families and charter schools. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.carlsbadca.catholicshoolhouse.com.
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 http://www.slr-ofs.org.
Volunteer Opportunity as a Driver for Catholic Charities Food Resource Center—Contact Holly Shuck at 760-631-4792. Other opportunities as well.
Volunteer Opportunity as an Alzheimer Companion—Social visits with an Alzheimer’s patient about four hours per week for six months; training provided. Visit alzsd.org.
Learn about the Creighton Method of Natural Family Planning—Contact Anna Saucier at email@example.com.
Retrouvaille—A Lifeline for Married Couples—Visit HelpOurMarriage.com.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops—usccb.org.
Diocese of San Diego—sdcatholic.org.
24/7 Catholic Radio on AM 1000 or RelevantRadio.com—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 www.heartofthenation.org.
Diocese of San Diego Young Adult Ministry on Instagram—@yamsandiego.
John Paul the Great Catholic University—For more information, go to www.jpcatholic.com or contact 858-653-6740 x1117.
Franciscan School of Theology in Affiliation with the University of San Diego—For more information, go to www.fst.edu or contact 760-547-1800 x204.
Palomar College Religious Studies Program—For more information, visit https://www2.palomar.edu/pages/religiousstudies.
Presentations and Retreats at Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center—visit www.sanluisrey.org 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@ sandiego.edu.