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Updated: Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Masses at 8 am, 4 pm, and 7:30 pm
with distribution of ashes
|LENTEN FAST & ABSTINENCE|
|ST. PATRICK'S DINNER DANCE||HOUSING INFORMATION|
|FAITH IN ACTION (PIA)||CENTERING PRAYER GROUP CONTINUES|
|KINDERGARTEN AND PRE-K PHOTO SLIDE SHOW||LOW GLUTEN COMMUNION HOSTS AVAILABLE|
|ST. PETER'S CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD CONTINUES|
For your information: Flyers are posted in the narthex of the church each month with updated housing listings. They are also available here.
Abstinence: Everyone 14 years of age and older is bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Fridays of Lent and Good Friday. Fast: Everyone 18 years of age and older but under the age of 60 is also bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. On these days, the law of fast allows only one full meal a day. Drinking liquids during the day is permitted. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige.
Bar will be open for purchase of Certain “Spirits” and Soda and Water. (take out available)
KICK UP YOUR HEELS WITH THE SOUND FROM THE “THE ROCKAWAYS”
Friday, March 17th - 6:00 pm to 12:00 am No host cocktails 6:00 pm till 7:00
DINNER: 7:00 pm till 8:00 pm
DANCE: 8:00 pm till midnight
COST: Dinner and Dance $25 Dance only $10
Lucky Pot of Gold 50/50 raffle………...Tickets must be purchased by MARCH 13TH and are available in the rectory or call Craig Clinton @650-738-8644 or Rich Motylewski @ 650-296-0848.
Sponsored by St. Peter Men's Cl;ub of Pacifica
Note: The Feast of St. Patrick is a Solemnity within the Archdiocese of SF (since St. Patrick is the Principal Co-Patron of the Archdiocese). March 17, 2017 is a Friday. While normally Lenten observance requires abstinence from meat on the Fridays of Lent, canon law includes the exception: “unless a solemnity should fall on a Friday” (Canon 1251); therefore within the bounds of the Archdiocese of SF, the faithful are not required to abstain from meat on March 17, 2017
Our faith values call us to take a stand with the poor and vulnerable. So for the next 100 days, FaithInAction will be offering a series of trainings and actions to help communities develop Strategies of Hope. The first set of trainings are designed to help congregations and communities respond to immigrant needs and build a Rapid Response network. We can bring hope to this moment by building and strengthening relationships and preparing ourselves to act in more and more powerful ways. To get involved, see the calendar below.
TRAINING: Rapid Response Network
February 12, 4pm—6pm San Mateo Countywide
Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave, San Mateo
February 28, 6:30pm—8:30 pm San Francisco, location TBD
TRAINING: Know Your Rights (in Spanish) February 26, 2:30pm—4:30 pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough St, San Francisco, No RSVP necessary
We are continuing our Centering Prayer and Meditation on Thursday
We begin at 6:30 pm and are through by 7:00 pm.
It's a lovely time of day in the chapel. Please try to join us a few times. We don't ask for a commitment, and no previous experience is required.
Hope to see you next Thursday in the Chapel at St. Peters.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Mary Brown at 650-787-4704
We now have low gluten (less than .002% gluten) communion hosts available for people who have severe food allergies or celiac disease. Procedure for receiving these hosts at communion time is to identify yourself to one of the acolytes prior to Mass, or when you come up in the communion line, tell the extraordinary minister or the priest that you would like the special host.