Enrichment Series with Fr. Donie
Sep
18
to Oct 30

Enrichment Series with Fr. Donie

We belong to a church  community of saints and scholars stretching back 2,000 years. That story is told by author Thomas E. Wood in his book “How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization.” This isa must read for all well informed people proud of, and indebted to their heritage.

This same story is told in the DVD series “Civilization” by Kenneth Clark as he outlines the evolving civilization of the West influenced by the Church and others over the centuries.

For our Enrichment Program, there will be a  weekly DVD presentation of “Civilization” followed by discussion with Fr. Donie.

Mondays at 7:30 PM in Room 1

 

 

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Virtus Training and Finger Printing
Sep
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Virtus Training and Finger Printing

To comply with the Archdiocesan policies, ALL parish volunteers are required to participate in the VIRTUS® Protecting God's Children Adult Awareness Session.    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles mandates ALL staff, whether paid or volunteer, and ALL volunteers who work in any capacity with or around children, the elderly, or people with special needs are required to complete the initial VIRTUS® Protecting God's Children for Adults program.   In keeping with this mandate, we would like to ask ALL parish volunteers to participate in the VIRTUS program. We will be offering VIRTUS® Protecting God's Children for Adults program here at SMT on September 25th at 6:30pm. Training is valid for 4 years. If you are a volunteer for a ministry at SMT, please attend this event.

Copies of Virtus certificates will be kept  in the parish office.  It is our goal to have all volunteers trained and in good standing. If you would like more information on diocesan policies you can visit
http://www.la-archdiocese.org/org/protecting/safeguard/Pages/education.aspx    

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40 Days for Life
Sep
27
to Nov 5

40 Days for Life

You can protect mothers and children by joining this worldwide mobilization!  Through prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils and community outreach, 40 Days for Life has inspired 750,000 volunteers! Praise God for these victories;  proven results from 20 coordinated campaigns:   13,305 babies saved from abortion, 154 abortion workers converted, 89 abortion centers closed.  

Here’s how to take part:
Vigil location: Outside FPA located at 12304 Santa Monica Blvd.  Los Angeles, CA   90025
Vigil hours: 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and Saturdays 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Local contact: Joseph Schirripa 310 472 4300 Schirripa@prodigy.net  

40daysforlife.com/Los Angeles

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