The Larger Church News

Centering Prayer and the 11th Step—Saturday, December 9,

10:00am-5:00pm, St. Brigid Parish, 4735 Cass St., Pacific Beach.

If you are in a 12-Step Program and are interested in deepening

your practice of the 11th step, centering prayer is a simple, easy to

learn, silent prayer. To register for this event contact There is no cost to this event.


Lessons and Carols Celebration—Saturday, December 9,

7:30pm or Sunday, December 10, 2:00pm, Founders Chapel,

University of San Diego. A reflection on the birth of Jesus

through scripture, music, and carols. For more information,



Retrouvaille: A Lifeline for Married Couples—A program to

help struggling marriages regain their health. For more

information about upcoming weekends for couples, contact 951-

259-9474 or visit


Support Group for Separated and Divorced—Sundays at

9:15am, St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Parish Center, lower lot,

Carlsbad. For more information, contact Jan Nadler, Ph.D. at or 750-814-8604.


Pilgrimage to Italy—April 3-12, 2018, with Patrick Coffin,

Catholic radio host. For more information, visit


Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of St. Paul—April 25-May 5, 2018,

with Fr. Ron Kelso. Brochures available in the Parish Office.


St. Francis Women’s Retreat—October 5-7, 2018, Vina de

Lestonnac, Temecula. Space is limited—register now! For more

information, contact Pat Swanson at 760-758-7008 or Rae Arnold



The Vatican—


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops—


Diocese of San Diego—


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


John Paul the Great Catholic University Master of Arts in

Biblical Theology—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

religious studies.


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.