March 17, 2020

 

Dear Friends,

 

In compliance with the recommendations of Bishop Calvo and our local and national leaders, due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are suspending all public worship services in our chapel until further notice. This includes our weekday and Saturday 4pm Mass, the Contemplative Prayer Group and the Young Adult Prayer Group. We make this decision in an abundance of care for all of you, our beloved extended community, as well as for our own community.

 

We invite you to join us in prayer during this time of uncertainty, trusting in God’s ever-abiding love for us. We believe the trial we are passing through holds the potential for good in slowing down the pace of life and uniting our world in prayer.

 

During this interim when we are apart we will send periodic updates and share spiritual resources to enrich your prayer life during this Lenten season.

 

  • Every Sunday Channel 8 (KOLO) broadcasts the Mass at 9am. This is a wonderful way to ease the burden of ‘social distancing’ while uniting in prayer with the worshipping community.
  • To support our prayer during this challenging time, Give Us This Day has made available at no charge a daigital file of their periodical, which includes daily Mass texts. Visit GUTD.net and select “Digital” in the upper right of the screen.
  • In case you’re a night owl, here’s a link to a live feed of the Vatican TV service.  Keep in mind Pope Francis’ daily Mass airs at midnight Pacific Standard time!

 

“This is a time to unite as a community, come to each other’s aid.

 

Help each other, dig really deep, find your best inner self,

 

and pull out all the compassion, and gratitude and kindness you can.”

 

 – San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow

 

 

March 2020

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  • No Mass on Sunday
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • “Sunday” Mass on Saturday 4PM
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  • No Mass on Sunday
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • “Sunday” Mass on Saturday 4PM
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  • No Mass on Sunday
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
  • 7:15 Young Adult Prayer Group
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • “Sunday” Mass on Saturday 4PM
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  • No Mass on Sunday
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
  • Contemplative Prayer Group
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • “Sunday” Mass on Saturday 4PM
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  • No Mass on Sunday
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  • 8AM Daily Mass
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  • 8AM Daily Mass

 

People from the surrounding area often join us in chapel for morning and evening prayer. It is one way we share our Carmelite prayer tradition with the wider community. We are blessed to have a lovely chapel with spectacular views of the city and the valley beneath us. It is an architectural expression of our openness to the world and our vocation to be a place of prayer for and with that world. Following morning prayer we have Mass in our chapel. On those occasions when we do not have a priest, we have a Communion Service.