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November 26, 2018
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Please Pray for
- Aquino Family and for the soul of Chad Aquino, father to Bella (2nd grade)

- Rubio Family and for the soul of Mayra Rubio, mother to Isaiah (3rd grade) and Aliyah (kindergarten) and Ellias (high school freshman)

- DeMarcus Harper, who is ill, father of London Harper (1st grade)

- for those affected by the recent CA wildfires, especially the victims and their families

- for first responders, who answer the call to protect us and keep us safe

Our Lady of The Rosary,
Pray for Us
St. Dominic,
Pray for Us

If you have a prayer request, please email ffajardo@csdo.org.


Welcome back!  We hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving break.  The rain was a welcome relief and turned our environment back to "green"!  Our students were busy today, sharing, reading, writing and being together.

We hope to see  you on Wednesday for our Barnes & Noble night.  Give your children the gift of a good book.  Come check out your teachers as they read some of their favorite books.  Buy a $1.00 raffle ticket to win a Holy Rosary basket and a $225.00 Registration Fee for 2019-2020. 

If you are interested in adopting a family this Christmas, please contact Rita at the Parish Center, 757-9515.  We have many families in our parish community who seek assistance.  You can make a difference in the life of a family.   

Join us on Friday, November 30 for the 8:00 a.m. mass.  We wish you a beautiful week.

Mrs. Fely Fajardo

Parish Participation/Status
with regards to Tuition Rates for 2019-2020
Tuition rates are based on parish participation/status guidelines.  To be at In-Parish status, the following applies:
1) family must be registered at Holy Rosary (Antioch), St. Ignatius (Antioch), Immaculate Heart (Brentwood), St. Anne's (Byron), or St. Anthony's (Oakley); and  
2) family must contribute $600.00 or more to the General Fund of the church between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018. Status will be determined by participation/contributions from the previous year. 
Parish contributions may not be a tax-deductible item.    

Monday, November 26
* 3:00 p.m. Art Club - first class for 4th-6th Grades ...extended care fees apply (Room 4B)  
* 3:00 p.m. MUSE Band practice (Parish Center)
Tuesday, November 27
* Pizza Sales (Lunch)
* 3:00 p.m. Musical Theater (Hall)
* 3:00 p.m. Guitar Class ...extended care fees apply
Wednesday, November 28
* 3:00 p.m. Choir practice ... extended care fees apply (meet in Hall then go to Church)
Friday, November 30
* 8:00 a.m. Mass    "He said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." 
Monday, December 3
* Registration begins for 2019-2020: registration forms will go home with students today

Thursday, December 6
Diocese of Oakland Christmas card design contest.  Entries due to the office by 3:30 p.m.  Guidelines: 2 dimensional on paper no larger than 9 x 12; color or black and white; design must depict the true meaning of Christmas

Saturday, December 8
Friday, December 14
* PreK and Kinder Christmas Program
* 8th Grade Christmas Dinner
Monday, December 17
* 4th-6th Grade Christmas Program; 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Gym.
Tuesday, December 18
* 1st-3rd Grade Christmas Program; 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Gym
Thursday, December 20
* Christmas Town Hall
* Minimum Day Dismissal
Friday, December 21
* Minimum Day Dismissal
* Extended Care closes at 8:00 a.m. ...no services after school today!   
December is your last chance
to order a school yearbook!

January 27 - February 2
Holy Hotcakes, Boutique, Vendor Booths
Open House
Book Fair
Grandparents Tea
Town Hall
Spelling Bee
Fun Run
More info to come!


Panda Express Fundraiser 
You will need a hard copy or digital version of the flyer for HRS to receive fundraising credit!

Click one of the flyers below to download
a hard copy

The Knights of Columbus will be holding their annual free throw contest on Friday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Gymnasium. Signups are at 5:30 a.m. It is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 14. Awards are given in each age category and there is no entry fee.  
For more information call Bob Liles at 754-4247.

National Hoop Shoot Program

Pittsburg Elks Lodge #1474 invites students to participate in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks National Hoop Shoot Program which serves the Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood Oakley and East County areas.  The program is free of charge and is open to boys and girls 8-13 years old.

Click here for further information.

Forms available at the school office or click here .

Date:  Saturday, December 8, 2018                           
Time:  Registration begins at 7:30 A.M.
Location:  Contra Loma Regional Park, Antioch
Before Dec. 1 (Early Reg./T-shirt included)
+5 & under                       FREE (T-shirt - $8) 
6 - 15 yrs.                        $20.00
16 - 60                             $25.00
Seniors (60+)                  $20.00
Families*                         $55.00 
After Dec. 1 (Late Reg./T-shirt not included)
+5 & under                       FREE (T-shirt - $8) 
6 - 15 yrs.                        $25.00
16 - 60                             $30.00 
Seniors (60+)                  $25.00 
Families*                         $65.00  
*Families are up to 4 members, $10.00 for each additional member.  *$5.00 extra charge for running in 2 races.  All eligible early registered (before Dec. 1) participants will receive a commemorative Holiday Run & Walk T-shirt.
+Early registration/free T-shirt does not apply.
The Holiday Run & Walk for Health began 40 years ago and has continued to grow each year.  This event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Delta-Antioch, CA Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, East Bay Regional Parks Dist., and the City of Antioch, and directly benefits local school clubs and organizations working with our youth. The events include kids' dashes, a 1 mile run/walk, a 3 mile run/walk and a 10K run.  Ribbons will be awarded to all participants and medals will be awarded to specific place finishers.  In addition, there is a School Challenge and School Spirit Award.
School Challenge and School Spirit Award
Students, family members, teachers and staff members are encouraged to participate, and trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place schools in each grade level category based on the highest level of participation.  Winning schools will also receive prize money: (1st Place - $500; 2nd Place - $300; 3rd Place - $200). We strongly urge Holy Rosary School students, family members, teachers and staff members to participate in this fun, worthwhile event.  Entry forms are available in the school office.  We really hope that you can join us and support our school.