San Isidro Catholic Church

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This Week

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 16, 2020

Online Giving

Online Giving is now available at San Isidro!

Your contributions to our church can be made online without writing checks or worrying about cash donations.
Please click the image below to open San Isidro's online giving secure portal.

Ash Wednesday

February 26, 2020

Mass Times in English.

12:00noon and 6:30pm in the Church.

President’s Day

The Parish Offices will be open on President’s Day.
Masses are at the regular times as usual.

Lenten Mission In English

Day: Monday, March 2, 2020

Place: Mass and Mission in the Chapel
Time: 7:00pm - Mass | 7:30 -8:30pm - Lenten Mission

Presented by Deacon Vince Eberling

Taizé: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

  • 7:00pm - Mass in English in the Chapel
  • 7:30-9:00pm - Taizé in the Church Bi-lingual

Penitential Service: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

  • 7:00pm - Mass in English in the Chapel
  • 7:30-9:00pm - Service in the Church Bi-lingual

Great Adventure Bible Time Line

This is a hands on Bible Study.

When: Beginning Monday March 9, 2020

Where: Santa Maria Hall

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Facilitator: Deacon Vince Eberling

Cost: $36.00 per participant for the Bible Time Line packet.

  • Bring your own Catholic Bible.
  • The Catechism of the Catholic Church may be read online.

Fill out the form below and give it the hospitality table with your check made out to San Isidro Catholic Church for $36.00.

  • Write Bible Time Line in the memo space on the bottom of your check.
  • Materials will be ordered when form and check are received.

Sign up early. Don’t wait until March 8, 2020 to sign up, as materials can not be shipped in time for delivery on March 9, 2020.

Click here to download the form

2020 Archbishop's Charity and Development Drive

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT!

With a grateful heart, thank you to those who generously made a commitment to the 2020 Archbishop’s Charities and Development Drive (ABCD). As of today, $32,168.00 has been pledged by our Parish. That is 67% of our goal. We are truly grateful for the love and support of our parish community to help serve our Church above and beyond what happens here in our parish.

If you have not made a gift to the ABCD yet, we need your help to reach our parish goal of $48,031.00. Please make your pledge and return it to the church office or in the collection basket. We are confident that, with God’s help and yours, we will unite as a Catholic community to be the eyes, hands and feet of Christ here in South Florida.

Pope Francis’ Intentions for the month of February 2020

Listen to the Migrants' Cries

We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.

Food Ministry

Thanks to the generosity of the community of San Isidro, we are able to reach families in need. We need drivers to deliver food every week as much as your monetary contribution. You can make a difference in people's lives and serve the Lord.

If you are aware of Parishioners in need or want to serve in this Ministry, please call (954) 978-2302.

Save The Date

Matthew 5:13-16

Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

“You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment. But I say to you, whoever is angry with brother will be liable to judgment.

“You have heard that it was said, You shall not commit adultery. But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

“Again you have heard that it was said to your ancestors, Do not take a false oath, but make good to the Lord all that you vow. But I say to you, do not swear at all. Let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ Anything more is from the evil one.”

Choice

“If you choose you can keep the commandments,” Sirach tells us. God “has set before you fire and water; to whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand” (Sirach 15:15, 16). This is a great mystery: God does not control us so completely that we cannot choose our own path. We have certain boundaries, of course, but no one but we can choose our way within those boundaries.

In today’s reading from Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us of our freedom and our responsibility for our lives. He calls us to look beyond the words of the commandments, all the way to their meaning. Look beyond the adultery to the selfishness that poisons our love. Look beyond the murder to the anger that eats away at our compassion. Look beyond the perjured testimony to the lies and deception that drive our behavior.

Our vocation is to choose life for ourselves, and to choose a path through our part of the world that helps make life possible and more abundant for others as well.

Stewardship

February 8 - 9, 2020

  • 1st Collection: $10,439.00
  • 2nd Collection: $2,543.00
  • Online Giving (Offertory): $435.00
  • Online Giving (Building Fund): $370.00
  • Total Collection: $13,787.00

The second collection was designated for the Knights of Columbus to promote priestly vocations.