St. Patrick Catholic School in Carlsbad Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year—If you are interested in giving your child or grandchild the opportunity to experience the strong faith, positive values, and high education standards of our Catholic School, we’d love to meet you. For more info, visit www.stpaddys.org or call Cynthia Orozco at 760-729-1333
Lessons and Carols: A Festival of Word and Song to Prepare for Christmas— Saturday, December 2, 7:30pm or Sunday, December 3, 2:00pm, Founders Chapel, University of San Diego. Admission is free. sandiego.edu/cctc
JP Catholic University’s Christmas Concert—Wednesday, December 6, 6:30pm, Ritz Theatre, 301 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. Includes concert, update on the university, and reception. Admission $20, which supports the scholarship fund. Register at jpcatholic.edu/events/christmas-concert
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.