Saint Gerard Majella lived in southern Italy in the 1700s. He was known for his miracles, his holiness, and his devotion to the Eucharist. He venerated as the patron of expectant mothers, difficult pregnancies, and childless couples. more
Sat 3–4 pm
- 4439 Inglewood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Bulletin for Feb 16 is available for download (PDF viewer required).
God’s Plan for Family Planning
There are two ways to plan your family: God's plan versus the world's plan. God's plan (NFP) helps a couple to live in harmony with the cycle of fertility to achieve, delay, or avoid pregnancy. The world's plan, contraception (condoms, birth control pills, etc.), is contrary to God's plan because, to avoid pregnancy, it blocks the couple's full and loving union of body and soul.
The Manhattan Declaration
“We...have united at this hour to reaffirm fundamental truths about justice and the common good, and to call upon our fellow citizens, believers and non-believers alike, to join us in defending them. These truths are:
- the sanctity of human life
- the dignity of marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife
- the rights of conscience and religious liberty....”
- 1 set of copes/vestments for Eucharistic adoration
- Altar cloths
- New baptismal font
- New ceiling lights for church