24th Annual Divine Mercy Conference—Saturday, November 18, 8:30am-5:30pm, closing Msss at 6:00pm, Magnolia Performing Arts Center, 210 E. Mai St., El Cajon. Register online at www.SDDDiinemercy.com
Evangelization & Discipleship Conference: Lord, What Do You Want of Me?—Saturday, November 18, St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 11451 Blue Cypress Dr., San Diego 92131. Prayer, presentations, and reflection on the themes of stewardship, discipleship, and evangelization. For more info and to register, visit www.sdcatholicdisciples.net/events/evangelization2023 or call 858-490-8232.
Preparing for Christmas—The Story Behind the Live Nativity Scene—Saturday, November 18, 10:30am, Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside. 800 years ago in the year 1223, St. Francis of Assisi prepared a live Nativity scene near the town of Greccio, Italy. Come and hear about that extraordinary event that continues to fill the world with awe!
40 Days for Life Campaign—September 27-November 5: Join the 40-day campaign that aims to protect the unborn through prayer and fasting, community outreach, and a peaceful all-day vigil in front of abortion businesses. To sign up for vigil hours, please visit https://sdcatholic.org/event/40-days-for-life-campaign and scroll to the Vista Campaign, which will be at 1964 Via Centre Dr., Vista, 7:00am-7:00pm daily.
Laudato Si’ @ 10 Years Lecture Series—starting October 12, Franciscan School of Theology Zoom Lecture Series. Presented by Christina Bagaglio Slentz, Ph.D. Visit fst.edu/event/Franciscan-zoom-lecture-october-12 for more info and to register.
Human Trafficking News Links—Protecting the Health and Well-Being of All Children by Preventing the Worst Forms of Child Labor: https://cutt.ly/NwtcYlSS; Resources for Refugees at Risk for Human Trafficking (DHHS, OTIP): https://cutt.ly/CwtcYMGk
Porn on Spotify? Child Predators on Spotify?—The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has discovered that there is pornographic material on Spotify that is not blocked by the explicit content filter as promised. For more details visit https://endsexualexploitation.org
Walking with Moms in Need from the USCCB—Visit www.walkingwithmoms.com to read this month’s newsletter and learn more about this effort from the US Catholic Bishops.
Another Local Catholic Radio Option: Saint John Paul II Catholic Radio—AM 1450 in North County. Visit www.jp2radio.com for more information about programs.
Visit CACATHOLIC.ORG for up-to-date information on Pro-Life Issues.
Promoting a Culture of Life—All Catholics are invited to join the Catholic Legislative Network to receive updates and action alerts on social justice issues at cacatholic.org and to join “We Were Born Ready,” a state-wide strategic campaign to empower, equip, mobilize, and resource Catholics to serve women, children, and families, and especially women in difficult and unexpected pregnancies at https://www.wewerebornready.com/. Any questions, contact the Office for Life, Peace and Justice at email@example.com.
Pray to End Abortion--Mondays and Thursdays, 10:00am, 1964 Via Centre Dr., Vista. Join fellow pro-life Catholics of North County to pray the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet for the unborn who are in danger of abortion. For more information, contact Richard Hodges at 760-822-3228.
Visit the California Catholic Conference website below and click on Action Alerts for more information on how to let your representatives know about concerns on bills related to abortion.