Saint Mel Catholic Church / Norco, CA

Pastor:     Rev.  Gerardo Mendoza
Became Pastor on July 1, 2013 /  First term completed
June 30, 2019.   2nd term approved by Bishop Barnes.

 

 

 

Parochial Vicar:    Rev.  James Onyenuni  M
1st term started Feb 2019,  term 3 yrs.

 

 

 

Deacon:     Joe Vela

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Month of Jun dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Daily Bible Readings:  Go to Devotions under Worship menu

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Catholic Daily Reflections
https://catholic-daily-reflections.com/daily-reflections/
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Go to bulletin section of this web for more info

Check bulletin for info on:
Youth Ministry, Healing Retreats, World Youth Day

See below for location of our church + map,   contact us phone and other info

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ASCENSION OF JESUS
30 May / Holy day of Obligation

31 May /Start Holy Spirit Novena for Pentecost
Prepare for Pentecost on 9 Jun

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MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
June 1-2 see events for info
Married couples don't miss this

YOU ARE INVITED TO STRENGTHEN YOUR MARRIAGE on the next MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND!

Next Saturday & Sunday, June 1-2.

The Marriage Encounter Weekend is a Love and Work Weekend … a very special Spiritual Enrichment weekend for married couples whose objective is to deepen the couple’s intimacy with one another and God.

For more information and reservations, contact: Bob & Mina Perkovic, (858) 386-6722 bobminaperkovic@gmail.com

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click on this for devotion prayers

https://centrefordivinemercy.org/3-oclock-prayer-chaplet

Also go to front of church for free pamphlets and prayer cards for Mercy Sunday

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LET'S WELCOME FR JAMES TO ST MEL  !!!

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WORLD YOUTH DAY  -  17 Jan2019
St Mel Life Teen Group returned from Panama trip
See photos of trip on Youth page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from St Mel Youth Group -  Panama Trip  January 2019
See Youth

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MINISTRY LEADERS
You are invited to add any announcements and events to the St Mel web
Please call or email Gil Bastien
H (951) 734-5125
gbastien3@ca.rr.com

What's New
 New-- Free Pamphlets & Holy cards in front of church
 Mini Library for Hall planned
Parking Lot Redo complete
New Solar System for Sanctuary working great (cost savings)
Grotto for the Unborn (front corner of Church) - Boy Scout project
Changed to LED lights (cost savings)
Church roof upgrade complete
New fans in hall / nice and cool now
New Fridge in St Peter's room
New Air Conditioner in Church working great
New bulletin board outside of Church (north side)

Also, like our Facebook Page (click here)

ALPHA

The new Alpha session is almost here!  Start off the New Year with a renewed commitment to your relationship with Christ.  Our first meeting will be Wednesday, January 11th.  We will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall.  Child care will be provided.  Please join us for dinner and bring a friend!

¡La nueva sesión de Alpha esta casi aquí! Comience el nuevo año con un renovado compromiso para mejorar su relación con Cristo. Nuestra primera reunión será el miércoles, 11 de enero. Comenzáremos con cena a las 6:30 p.m. en el salón parroquial. Se proveerá cuidado de niños. ¡Por favor acompáñenos

OUR MISSION
We the people of St. Mel's Catholic Faith Community, a rural, diverse, and inviting parish baptized into the body of Christ, formed by the Word and Sacrament, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, seek to evangelize God's people to be a visible sign of God's love.
NUESTRA MISION
Nosotros el pueblo de la comunidad de fe de San Mel, una parroquia rural, diversa y acogedora, bautizada en el Cuerpo de Cristo, formada por la Palabra y Sacramento, y fortalecida por el Espíritu Santo, busca evangelizar al pueblo de Dios para que sea un signo visible del amor de Dios.