Palm Sunday. On March 29, the Masses in our parish were full to capacity as is usual for Palm Sunday, in preparation for Holy Week. The Eucharist was celebrated in a joyful spirit with all of the faithful as they joined Christ in his triumphal entrance into Jerusalem.
Divine Mercy Sunday. On April 12 at the 2:00 PM Mass we had a procession at the beginning of Mass with the image of Divine Mercy. After the Eucharist we exposed the Blessed Sacrament and prayed the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. The celebration continued in Santa Monica Hall with Mariachi and sharing of a meal prepared by the group of Divine Mercy.
Mass for the Sick. On May 13, Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, we had a Mass to pray in a special way for the sick members of our community. At the conclusion of the Mass, Fathers Eliseo González, OAR, Alfredo de Dios, OAR, and Felizardo Daganta, OAR, anointed the faithful with the sacred oils of the sick.
Pentecost. On Saturday May 23, during the 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM Mass 65 adults received the Sacraments of Initiation. The great majority of them received the Sacrament of Confirmation only.
Retreat Nueva Alianza. The weekend of June 12-14, the prayer group Nueva Alianza had their initiation retreat in Corona, California. Father Felizardo Daganta, OAR, heard confessions, gave a talk on interior healing and presided the Holy Eucharist with them.