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This week's flyers:

Mission Vista High School Choral Concert

Tuesday, November 14, in the church

Greccio Nativity Presentation on St. Francis and the Development of Live Nativity Scenes

Saturday, November 18, 10:30am, Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside

Divine Mercy Conference

Saturday, November 18, 8:30am-5:30pm, El Cajon

STM Christmas Angels Program to support Camp Pendleton Families, Vista Boys & Girls Club, Solutions for Change, and Brother Benno's.

Accepting gift cards and gifts through Sunday, December 3

STM Knights of Columbus Christmas Trees, Wreaths, and Greens sales.

Order by Sunday, November 12

St. Bonaventure Clothing Drive

Saturday-Sunday, November 18-19

XLT Evening of Worship, Prayer, and Adoration

Sunday, November 19 at 6:30pm

A Winter Night's Dream Dinner Dance

Saturday, December 16, 6:30-11:00pm

Other Upcoming Events:

Divine Mercy Book Club

Thursday, November 16, 6:30pm

Women's Guild Game Day

Saturday, November 18, 11:00am-2:30pm

Solutions for Change Volunteers Needed

STM will take dinner to the family homeless shelter at 5:00pm on Sundays,

November 26 and December 24. Contact Judy Mitchell at if you can help.

Bible Study resumes November 14 and November 15.


We learned that Constant Contact and Microsoft were having issues last week, so some emails may have arrived late for those who use Microsoft 365 for email. They have now resolved the issue.

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The Larger Church

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

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 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 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 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:; Resources for Refugees at Risk for Human Trafficking (DHHS, OTIP):


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

Walking with Moms in Need from the USCCB—Visit 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 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 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 Any questions, contact the Office for Life, Peace and Justice at

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.

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