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3rd Sunday of Easter - April 25-26, 2009


Today’s second collection is for our St. Vincent de Paul Society, please help our volunteers help the needy of our parish community.  Thank you!


Student Confirmation At Mass This Sunday

This Sunday, April 26th, the 5:00 P.M. Mass will be a special liturgy for our high school Confirmation students and their families.  Fifty-two of our high school students will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation during this Mass.   Please keep our students and their families in your prayers.


May “Crowning” of the Blessed Mother

Please join the Legion of Mary in honoring our Blessed Mother on Saturday, May 9th.  The Rosary procession starts at 4:30 P.M. followed by our Saturday 5:00 P.M. Mass.  Please come and bring flowers.  Refreshments will be served after the Mass.



CM is looking for those who are interested in sharing their faith, time and talents with our Junior High and High School students.  This is a weekly commitment for Junior High and twice a month for High School Confirmation students.  Please prayerfully consider this most important ministry (Training is provided.)  For more information, please contact Sharron Hollenbeck or Angela Giampaoli in the Catechetical Ministry Office @ 251-0165.


Mother’s Day Spiritual Bouquet Cards

Mother’s Day Spiritual Bouquet Cards are available on the tables around the inside of the Church.  These cards are wonderful for remembering mothers everywhere – living or deceased.  It is a great opportunity to have them remembered during Mass in our Church on Mother’s Day and throughout the month of May.  Please drop the completed return envelope in the collection basket or take it to the Parish Office by 9:00 A.M. on Friday, May 8th.



Please join us for an evening of awareness, reflection and fellowship and to find out what Gawad Kalinga, “to give care or to care,” is all about.  The meeting will be held this Monday, April 27th, at 7:30 P.M. in the Parish Hall.  (Please see today’s bulletin insert for more details.)



MAY 2-3, 2009


1 JOHN 3:1-2

JOHN 10:11-18



Income From Money Market Funds, CDs, Bonds In The Dumps?

Did you know that there is a way that you can increase your income from funds invested in these types of assets, reduce your taxes and help your parish at the same time?

If you want to know more about this, the Diocese can provide free assistance.  Call Robert Serventi 983-0168 or write to him at: 1150 N. First St. , Suite 100 , San Jose , CA 95112-4966 .


First Friday Adoration and Mass

All parishioners are invited and encouraged to spend an hour in the Chapel before the Blessed Sacrament on First Friday, May 1st, for our 24 Hour Adoration, that begins after Friday’s 8:00 A.M. Mass.  You will also have the opportunity to attend Friday’s 7:30 P.M. Mass in the Church.

ADORERS NEEDED:  Midnight to 4:00 A.M. adorers are badly needed for the First Friday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel.  If you can devote an hour or two, please call the Parish Office @ 251-7055.


CONGRATULATIONS to Father Lim who celebrates the 40th anniversary of his ordination this Friday, May 1st!

A gala celebration is planned for Sunday, May 17th, beginning with the 12:15 P.M. Mass and followed by a reception in the hall and on the parish grounds.

Help is needed on Saturday and Sunday, May 16th & 17th for set-up, food preparation, serving food, kitchen, clean-up, etc. Food items needed: fruit, egg rolls, desserts & hors d’oeuvres.  Please call Alice @ (W) 251-7055, if you are able to help in any way.  


Bulletin advertisers needed

Why not let parishioners know about your business or service while helping the parish at the same time?  St. Victor’s currently has space available for new bulletin advertisers.  Please call the Parish Office @ 251-7055 for more information.  THANK YOU to those who already advertise with us – you make our Sunday bulletin possible!


Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

The Knights of Columbus St. Victor’s Council 4112 will be hosting a Mother’s Day Buffet right here in St. Victor’s Parish Hall on Sunday, May 10th, from 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.  The buffet will include omelets, eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, baron of beef, ham and turkey tray, croissants, fresh fruit, potato salad, rice, desserts, orange juice and coffee.  Cost is only $13.00 per adult and $8.00 per child (12 and under).  For any additional information, please call the Parish Office @ 251-7055.



SPRINGTIME BRUNCH & AUCTION – will be held next Sunday, May 3rd, from 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. in the Parish Hall (Registration – 10:00 A.M., Buffet – 10:30-11:30 A.M., Silent Auction begins at opening and Live Auction begins at 11:30 A.M.)  Buffet Tickets are Pre-Sales only [$35.00 per couple & $20.00 per individual].  For more information, please call the School Office @ 251-1740.

                Donations to the Church may be made monthly by credit card or checking account transfers.  Parish Pay is now available at St. Victor’s.  You may access the web site @ and click on DONATE or call toll-free @ 1-866-727-4741 and give them the information over the phone.  If you have any questions, you may also call Alice at the Parish Office @ 251-7055.

Mass Intentions for the Week  

Monday             April      27         8:00 A.M.          Cecilio Fadera Dumlao, Sr.

Tuesday            April      28         8:00 A.M.          Mike Forster

Wednesday       April      29         8:00 A.M.          Cecilio Fadera Dumlao, Sr.

Thursday           April      30         8:00 A.M.          Deceased Members of the Tran Family

Friday               May      01         8:00 A.M.          Paciencia Tanedo

                                                7:30 P.M.          Auristela Quinones

Saturday           May      02         8:00 A.M.          Casimero Inocencio

                                                5:00 P.M.          Monsignor Thomas Ahern

Sunday             May      03         7:00 A.M.          For the Parishioners of St. Victor Parish

                                                8:00 A.M.          Monsignor Thomas F. Ahern

                                                9:15 A.M.          St. Victor’s Alumni & Their Special Intentions

                                               10:45 A.M.         Flaminio Peixoto

                                                 12:15 P.M.       Cesar Sousa

                                                5:00 P.M.          Ramon Madrid


Banns of Marriage

Jerwin Morales & Maria Melinda To-ong III

Aries Laderas & Thereza Salandanon I


Our Prayer ListPlease pray for all of the sick members of our parish community and also for those who are

unemployed and are struggling with finances in these difficult times.


Flowers for the Altar

Congratulations and blessings to Ramon and Zendoza, who offered this week’s Sanctuary flowers

in celebration of their 40th Wedding Anniversary.

ALTAR SOCIETY FLORAL SERVICE.   The Altar Society offers parishioners an opportunity to provide flowers for our Sanctuary as a memorial or tribute gift.  It might be in memory of a deceased loved one, in thanksgiving, or to commemorate a birthday, baptism, marriage, anniversary, etc.  In return for a minimum $100.00 gift, the Altar Society will arrange for the floral display on the date(s) specified and will see that an acknowledgement appears in the Parish Bulletin for the corresponding week.  For more information or to order this floral service, please call the Rectory Office @ 251-7055.


Rest in Peace

St. Victor’s Parish Community would like to extend their sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of Odelia (Odie) Lambert, who recently passed away.


$CRIP gift certificates will be available after Masses next weekend, May 2nd & 3rd, (except Sunday 7:00 and 8:00 A.M.).  $CRIP – great gift/dinner plans for those upcoming events – Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, First Communion and Graduation. Please call the School Office @ 251-1740 if you have any questions.

To apply to St. Victor’s School or for any information regarding our school,

please call 251-1740 or visit .



NEEDY FAMILY.  Our St. Vincent de Paul volunteers are working with a family in need of a queen-sized bed.  If you are able to help, please call the Rectory Office @ 251-7055.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES PROGRAMS. Step Up Silicon Valley: Campaign to Cut Poverty invites every person in the Diocese to take a step in this direction.  Read the report and suggestions for next steps @ www.stepupsv@org or contact Terrie Iacino @ 325-5132.  Ombudsmen are trained to respond to cares and concerns of the residents of skilled nursing facilities and board and care homes throughout the county.  Orientation and an overview will take place on Monday, May 4th, from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 noon at 2625 Zanker Rd.   Please RSVP to Marlene Siebert @ 325-5260.   



Mount St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery Benefit Dinner – will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, from 2:00-6:30 P.M. at the Holiday Inn (N. First St. at Hwy 101).  You are invited for a delicious dinner, music, door prizes, silent auction and raffle, all for the cost of $60.00 for adults and $30.00 for children under 12.  Please support the Carmelites who come and help us here at St. Victor’s. For reservations, or if you have any questions, please call the Rectory Office @ 251-7055. 

Beginning Experience is a peer ministry for widowed, separated and divorced Catholics, with Father Albert Grosskopf as its spiritual counselor.  For information regarding their next retreat weekend, May 1st-3rd, at Vallombrosa Retreat Center in Menlo Park , please contact LaVerne @ (650) 355-3978 or email them @ .

The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are June 26th –28th and October 9th-11th.  Make your good marriage even better by registering for one of these weekends by visiting or contacting Paul & Stephanie Francois @ 287-3996.

Retrouvaille is a lifeline for troubled marriages. To register or for more information regarding the next weekend in the San Jose area, August 21st-23rd, please call Martin & Joanna Thurmann @ 605-4998 or visit .



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