Hollister: Sunday 10:30am; Tuesday 6:30pm; Wednesday 7:30am; Thursday 12:00pm; Friday 6:30pm; Saturday 8:00am
Pismo Beach: Sunday 3:30pm; Monday 9:00am
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS:
Hollister: Sat:1st Communion Catechism; Youth Group; Fridays of Lent: Way of the Cross after Mass.
Pismo Beach: n/a
Message from Fr. Beaugrand: This is the second Sunday of Lent and in the mass of the day, it seems we are already in trouble: in fact, in the Collect we are praying God to preserve us inside and outside because we have no strength. We are weak! But still 35 days to go! It is like an athlete: when he starts his run, he is really motivated and strong but then he feels all the pain and difficulties and realizes he wasn’t that ready! Now he can see where he should have worked more! In our spiritual lives, we are motivated like lions the first days of Lent but then we feel the difficulties physically, spiritually and morally! It is not a time to complain but instead to use these weaknesses to get better. The athlete knows now where to focus more and what training he needs. Same thing for us, after a week of training, we should know where to focus and where to go: maybe doing it better, more seriously, or readjusting things for the long race to come, even for some to take it easy if we want to pass the finish line. Every step should be calculated in order to look the finish line, that’s the most important thing: no vanity but sincerity! Doing it better means taking the tools necessary to be there on Easter day!