National Eucharistic Congress—July 17-21, 2024. The Diocese of San Diego still has 25 registration tickets at $200 for the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis. This ticket does not include hotel or transportation, but once registered, the site provides options for hotels. We have two priests from San Diego who have registered to participate. Please contact Alejandra Diaz for more information email@example.com
James R. & Geraldine F. Bertelsen Scholarship—This $10,000 scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who will be attending a four-year Roman Catholic college or university for the 2024-2025 academic year. Students must live in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, or Encinitas to be eligible. The Bertelsen Scholarship will be available on the San Diego Foundation’s on-line Common Scholarship Application starting on January 17, with a submission deadline of 2:00 PM PST on March 6. The application link available to students for the Bertelsen Scholarship and other scholarships can be found here: www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=sdfs Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 619-814-1343 if you have additional questions
St. Thomas More Seton Scholarship—St. Thomas More, in conjunction with Cathedral Catholic High School and an unnamed donor, will be offering a four-year tuition-free scholarship to an incoming freshman at Cathedral for the fall of 2024. Watch for more information in early May or contact the Admissions Office at Cathedral Catholic High School. Cathedralcatholic.org or 858-523-4000.
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.
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.