Divine Mercy Sunday. As far as I can ascertain, the devotion does not require confession on the Sunday itself.

The seniors lunch group (55+) will meet in classroom 1 after the noon Mass on Thurs, Apr 20. Please bring your lunch and join us.

Veritas will meet at the parish on Thurs, Apr 20. Please contact AJ Alvarado for details (

Funeral Mass for Nellie Reyes on Fri, Apr 21 at 10 am.

Italian Dinner tickets will continue to be sold on Sun, Apr 16 & Sun, Apr 23. (The dinner itself will be held on Sat, Apr 29.) Please note that dinner tickets may be purchased by cash, check, or credit card; however, raffle tickets (see below) may only be purchased by cash or check. Proceeds will go to the formation of seminarians at OLGS.

Raffle tickets for the Italian Dinner will also be available for purchase on Sun, Apr 16 & Sun, Apr 23. All proceeds from the raffle will support Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary (OLGS), which is the North American seminary for the FSSP. Cash or checks will be accepted; checks should be made out to Knights of Columbus. (NB raffle tickets will be sold after the first five Sunday Masses, not after the 6 pm.)

First Holy Communion & Confirmation Receptions. I am very grateful to Kathleen Pauls for volunteering to organize three receptions in the span of one week. She is asking for additional volunteers to set up, serve, and clean up at these receptions (Sat, May 6; Tues, May 9; & Sat, May 13). Help at any or all of the receptions is appreciated. Contact Kathleen Pauls at or 916-532-8230.

Graduation Mass. On Fri, May 26, there will be a 6 pm Mass offered for graduating high school seniors, followed by a potluck. This will take the place of Youth Group on that day. Those that wish to participate could please reach out to Inocencio Rangel at

Summer Retreat – 2023. “The Transcendent Joy of the Mass of the Ages.” Silent retreat; Father Jacob Hsieh, O.Praem., July 30 – Aug 3. $750 / person. Private room & bath, all meals included. Christ the King Retreat Center. Register: 916-407- 7930, or inquire at St. Stephen’s office or bookstore.

Fr Evaristus will be away from the parish, visiting his home in Nigeria, from April 11 until May 12.

Fr McWhirter will be away from the parish for mandatory meetings for the FSSP in Waverly, Nebraska, from Mon, Apr 17 until Fri, Apr 21 of this week.

Please keep in mind that the parish will be down two priests this week.

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