Daily Reflection



Daily Reflection:
Friday, July 3


My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
 
I am sure that if you are like me, these days have provided ample opportunity to reflect on life, looking into one’s past, and seeing not only the good, but revisiting the many mistakes and sins of the past.
 
With that in mind, I share with you this ACT OF CONTRITION .
 
I think it pretty well covers everything! HA!
 
Remember that God loves you. 
 
There is nothing you can do to make God love you more: and there is nothing you can do to make God love you less.
 
--Fr. Mike
 
 
ACT OF CONTRITION

Forgive me my sins, O Lord, forgive me my sins…
 
The sins of my youth…
 
The sins of my soul…
 
The sins of my age…
 
The sins of my treacherous body…
 
The sins of which by frailty I have committed…
 
My presumptive and idle sins…
 
My deliberate and voluntary sins…
 
The sins I know and the sins I do not know…
 
The sins which I have wanted to conceal from others and which are hidden from my own memory…
 
Absolve me for all my offenses and deliver me from the bonds of evil through the life, death, and passion of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
 
O my Jesus, forgive and forget what I have been. Amen.




Daily Prayer for Friday, July 3.


First Friday Rosary
We continue to honor the tradition of First Friday by gathering for a rosary at 9:00am, giving you time to attend a daily Mass of your choice online first. To join our rosary, please log into ZOOM at 9:00am on Friday, July 3.




Welcome Back to Mass in Person!

If you made a reservation for one of the in-person Masses, we'll see you there!
Reservations are still required for weekend Masses on Saturday and Sunday.
Weekday Masses on Tuesday and Thursday at 8:15am are now open for up to 100 people at each Mass, first come first served.

If you plan to attend Daily Mass and wish to access the worship aid, it will be available the day before on the Reflections & Resources page of our website.

Please click HERE or call 760-758-4100 x100 to reserve a seat for Mass in person. Reservations must be made at least 12 hours in advance.

If reserving online seems a little intimidating, check these tips first HERE , then give it a try online HERE .

ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES are back! If you were accustomed to using one before, please bring your earpiece or headphones. The transmitter devices will be sanitized after each use. Any questions, contact Lorraine Doering .

Remember that you can watch Mass Online any time after 6:00am on Sunday or Wednesday. Bishop McElroy continues to dispense everyone from the obligation to attend Mass in person.
If you wish to attend Mass in person, please click below to make a reservation. Only 100 people may attend each Mass. Reservations required for weekend Masses.

Saturday, 5:00pm (English)
Sunday, 8:30am (English)
Sunday, 10:30am (English)
Sunday, 1:00pm (Vietnamese)
Tuesday, 8:15am (English)
Thursday, 8:15am (English)



Attention STM Women!

Watch your mail for an invitation to join the STM Women's Guild for the 2020-2021 year.

Click on the photo to peruse the types of activities and fundraisers we host, understanding that we will make adjustments as needed.

Questions? Email Trish Feeley.





Hello Faith Formation Families!

We would like to share some information about our Religious Education Program (REACH) for the Fall. Please click on the images above for more details and to request your enrollment packet. Thank you!

Many of us make our contributions when we attend Mass each week. Our Parish still needs our weekly contributions even though we cannot attend Mass, so that we can continue providing services and ministering to you. Please consider giving online, using text-to-give, or mailing in your contributions to STM at 1450 S. Melrose Dr., Oceanside, CA 92056. Thank you!

If you know Parishioners or have family/friends who do not have access to email, please share this information with them. Thank you!

If you or anyone you know needs anything, please contact the Parish Office. We are closed but checking voice mail regularly and will do our best to help. You may also call
2-1-1 for assistance with resources of various types.

The bulletin link is available in every email we send (see golden orange button below. People without email or internet access will be able call the Parish Office and leave a message requesting a bulletin via snail mail each week during this time. Thank you!


The Larger Church 
Solutions for Change FarmBox

We hope you are doing well during this turbulent time. Many of us have been "thrown for a loop" the past couple of months from COVID-19, but the good news is, we are learning to find a way forward, and slowly but surely, able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. We want you to know that we have a special place in our heart for your church and the people you serve, and we hope everyone is safe, happy, and healthy. 
 
As you may or may not know, our Solutions for Change has a farm! Solutions Farms provides work development training for the formerly homeless families in our program and funds the transformation of these families. 
 
Pre-Covid, we sold our lettuce to local restaurants. Unfortunately, with business shut downs, we lost these accounts, and a valuable source of funding for our program. We needed to get creative, so we quickly pivoted, partnering with local fruit and vegetable farmers to come out with our own CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Box - Solutions FarmBox!
 
Solutions FarmBox delivers organic fruits and vegetables straight to your front door. The box includes our 100% organic spring mix with local farm fresh veggies and fruit such as avocados, apples, oranges, tomatoes, zucchinis, spinach, strawberries etc.
 
To continue to serve those in need, we offer this CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box for purchase on our website, and 100% of the proceeds go towards solving family homeless at Solutions for Change. 
 
If you would like to purchase a box click here .
 
If you do not want a box but would like to support Solutions for Change, click here .


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