Farewell! Sunday, April 10th after every Mass

Please join us for an informal farewell reception for Fr. Dickens, Ana Parenti & John Prust on: Date: Sunday, April 10th  Anytime between 2-4:30pm Where: Healy Hall Join us as we thank them for the many years of leadership and service to our parish community and as we wish them well in their new endeavors…. Read more »

 Famous Lenten Fish Dinners, sponsored by our Knights of Columbus were very well attended again this year.  Thank you to Tim and the many hands that helped him for the dinners.  See you next year!  Photos

Father Dickens to be Transfered

Bishop McElroy has informed us that he is transferring Father Dickens from St. Mark’s to St. Mary’s in Escondido, as Associate Pastor, effective soon after Easter Sunday. We are grateful to Fr. Dickens for his years of priestly ministry here at St. Mark’s. We will very much miss him. A farewell is being planned.

2016 Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10: Lent began a forty-day period of penance, preparation and spiritual renewal in preparation for the Holy Week & the celebration of Easter in the Catholic Church. Ashes were be blessed and distributed during all Masses: Non-Catholics were welcomed to receive ashes. Ash Wednesday Marks the Beginning of Lent No meat can… Read more »

Starting New RCIA

RCIA Our RCIA group begins this week for any adults interested in preparing for the sacraments of Baptism, Communion or Confirmation-OR-who just may be interested in learning more about the Catholic Church. Please join us on Wednesdays at 6:30pm in JPII

Filipino-American Santo Niño Fiesta

Photos of Santo Nino 2015 Our Filipino-American Santo Niño Fiesta, in honor of the child Jesus,  held the annual celebration of the Feast of the Christ Child on Saturday. All are invited to join the procession beginning at 9:45am in front of the John Paul II Center, and Mass will be celebrated at 10am. A… Read more »

Fiesta Planning Meeting Tonight!

Our annual Fiesta plays a very important role in the social and financial life of our parish. The First Planning meeting for this year’s Fiesta will be: this Wednesday 7pm in Healy Hall. Please join us for our kick off meeting! There is something for everyone!

“Thank You” From the many families in our community.

Thank you for the support of so many generous hearts that worked hard to share their blessings with those in need through this year’s Christmas Food Basket drive. May the birth of the Christ Child shine in your hearts and in your lives, ever illuminating the light of the Star that announced “Emmanuel is born.”… Read more »