Your Invited to an Afternoon Tea

You are cordially invited to a delightful Afternoon Tea Party.


St. Mark’s W omen’s Guild Annual Fundraiser


Featuring wedding fashions for the 1900’s On loan from the Royal Family of our community and parish.


Saturday, April 21, 2018

12:00 – 3:00 P.M.



Delicious teas sandwiches, sweets and savories, Opportunity baskets, cash drawing.

Hat contest, and time with friends.


Tickets:  $20 for Adults if RSVP prior to April 7th

$15 Children 5-10

Reserved Table for 8 $160

Reservations:  Christine:  858-761-7558

Clip on Reservation Form below:  

Reservation for Tea

Citizenship Classes / Clases de Ciudadanía

Old Glory

Citizenship Classes

Silviano Carrillo Centers offers citizenship classes in  Spanish Cost $25 at St. John the Evangelist in Encinitas.

For more information, (619)721-0600 or register  

If you know anyone who may benefit from this resource, please call Sister Rebeca Zuro, SJS


Annual Lenten Collection – March 25-26

Has been designated for the week of March 25-26.

|Special envelopes will be available n the pews to help support the works of Catholic Relief Services, the Church in Africa and the Church in Latin America.



You are invited to join us on a once-in-a-lifetime Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Jordan, 14-days, October 8 to 21, 2018. 

Includes visits to Tiberias, Nazareth, Cana, Sea of Galilee, Mt. Tabor, Mt. of Beatitudes, Jericho, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, & more!

 Only $3,999 from San Diego (SAN), plus $335 in airport taxes and $195 in tips. Under the Spiritual Direction of Fr. George Dunkley. 

To download the free color brochure and registration form, visit, or for more information, please contact :

Mr. Roy Bacho at (760)-599-4448 or send an email to rbacho@cox.netSpace is limited. Register today!  

Knights of Columbus Scholarships- Deadline Approaching Soon


Knights of Columbus Scholarships

 The Knights of Columbus will award at least one  scholarship to a graduating High School senior in the Class of 2018, who is Roman Catholic and parishioner of St. Mark’s Catholic Church.

Applications are available in the

parish office. The deadline is April 10th.


You can also download the information and application on-line at this link;  2018 Scholarship Information and Form


Awareness Awareness and the flu season

Due to the Flu season and it being passes hand to hand, please refrain from holding hands during the Our Father and a simple bow as gesture at the sign of peace.




Allergy Awareness: 

Many people are sensitive and allergic to perfumes and colognes that can cause them to have a negative physical reaction.   As an act of charity to our brothers and sisters, please refrain from using fragrances when attending Mass.  



A Cultural & Spiritual Journey to Italy with Father Bruce Orsborn

14-Days from October 7-20, 2018

_Join Fr. Bruce Orsborn as Spiritual Director for a pilgrimage to Venice (includes Burano & Murano), Bologna, Assisi, Ancona, Loreto, San Giovanni Rotondo, Mt. St. Angelo, Pietralcina, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast (includes Capri), Montecassino, Nettuno, Rome (Papal Audience). 

The discount price is $4,639 which includes airfare, hotel accommodations, bus, tips, airport taxes, breakfast and dinner.  Daily mass will be celebrated in various sacred sites.  For a brochure and registration form, please contact Alicia Policarpio at the Catechetical Ministry Center 619-575-2240 x104.


Thank You for Your Generosity!

Thank You for Your Generosity! 

The collection from Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass: $5,481 will be donated to Catholic Relief Services for the victims of the earthquake in Mexico.

The collection from Misa De Gallo Masses: $2,441 will be donated to Catholic Relief Services for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. 

Annual Holiday Food Drive

We have begun our annual holiday food drive to help the needy in our community.

There are receptacles at the entrances of the church for non-perishable food items.

To arrange to donate a frozen turkey or to make a monetary donation, please visit the parish office during the week


We were able assist over 45 families with food and turkeys for Thanksgiving! Thank you! We are continuing this annual effort for Christmas.

Items in need: Cake Mixes, Yams, Canned Fruit, Gravy, Potatoes, Stuffing, Canned Corn, Chicken Broth.


Thank you for your loving response.

Total of Special Second Collections  Fiscal Year 2016-2017 

These amounts reflect special second collections that are not included in our

financial report. These collections are donated directly to the charities.


Propagation of the Faith     $5,712

National Needs                     $3, 252

Retired Religious                 $7,074

Peter’s Pence                        $5,564

DMJ                                       $13,563.57

Mission Co-op and others   $9,050.06



Also, thank you for your generosity! $8,400.00 was raised in the Baby Bottle drive which will benefit the Women’s Mobil Clinic.