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October 9, 2016

Posted by Anne Wing

 More on RCIA

I had never really wanted to go to church or do Bible study”, so when RCIA said that I needed to do both EVERY week, I was a little overwhelmed with the commitment I was about to make.  When I came to RCIA, I had very ... Read More »

October 2,2016

Posted by Anne Wing

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation Adults

Catholic faith mean to me – everything! Coming back to the faith after 50+ years has been amazing. As my husband Bill said, “It’s like stepping out of a black and white 2-dimensional picture into a 3-D picture blazing with color.”  The richness ... Read More »

September 25.2016

Posted by Anne Wing

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA), which originated in the early Christian Church, is a dynamic process in which a person comes to know and follow Our Lord Jesus in the Catholic Church. Our Lord invites a person to follow Him in many different ways.  The invitation may ... Read More »

September 18,2016

Posted by Anne Wing

Our Lady of Lourdes Church was enrolled in the Stephen Ministry.  The Stephen Ministers provide one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in and around the parish.

This ministry was founded to help those going through very difficult times.  It began in 1975 in St. Louis by a pastor and ... Read More »

September 11, 2016

Posted by Anne Wing

“I feel many different emotions standing here at Ground Zero, where thousands of lives were taken in a senseless act of destruction. Here grief is palpable. The water we see flowing towards that empty pit reminds us of all those lives which fell prey to those who think ... Read More »

September 4, 2016

Posted by Anne Wing

  " Prayer makes your heart bigger until it is capable of containing the gift of God himself.”- Mother Teresa

PRAYER FOR THE CANONIZATION OF MOTHER TERESA 

Carrier of God's Tender Love and Mercy

Lord Jesus, merciful Face of the Father, you came to give us the Good News of the Father’s mercy and tenderness.

We ... Read More »

August 21,2016

Posted by Anne Wing

Who is this new guy you have seen around OLL’s campus? It’s none other than Bishop Gerald Eugene Wilkerson.  Bishop Jerry is the Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of the San Fernando Pastoral Region.  Ordained a Priest in 1965, he has been serving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for over fifty ... Read More »

Gospel Meditation - August 14, 2016

Posted by Anne Wing

"From now on a household of five will be divided, three against two and two against three."

 What a sad image Jesus paints in today's Gospel. Causing family strife--fathers against sons and mothers against daughters--is not the effect we like to imagine Jesus having on people. But as he ... Read More »

Gospel Meditation

Posted by Anne Wing

GOSPEL MEDITATION - AUGUST 7, 2016"You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come." The only thing we really know about when Jesus will come again is that we won't be expecting it. As Jesus instructs us today, the ... Read More »

July 31,2016

Posted by Anne Wing

Having so lifted up the dignity of sexual expression, and speaking plainly about it, Pope Francis goes on to caution against treating our sexuality as many other aspects of life are tainted, with the “use and discard” mentality. People are not to be discarded or misused. Even within marriage, ... Read More »