Updates & Upcoming Activities
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Weekly Announcements 6/5/2023 through 6/11/2023
- The Annual Priest Retreat for the Diocese of Orange is from June 5th through June 9th. Please pray for our priests. Service schedule for this week is modified as follows: Monday 6/5/023, there is no evening Spanish Mass and no Confession. Tuesday 6/6/2023 through Friday 6/9/2023 we only have Communion Service at 8:30 am. For Friday 6/9/2023 after 8:30 am Communion Service, we still have the Adoration Hour right after it. No confession hour. The Vietnamese mass at 6:30 pm is on as normal.
- We will have a 2nd collection on the weekend of June 17th and 18th for the Universal Church. This collection is for the purpose of assisting Catholic Relief Services which is the official overseas relief agency of the U.S. Bishops, acting in our our name to bring relief, opportunity, and hope to the poor across the world. Also, it covers Peter's Pence to support the Pope's philanthropy by giving the Holy Father the means to provide emergency assistance to those in need because of natural disasters, war, oppression, and decease. Your generous financial support is appreciated.
- As we were informed that our Father Luis Segura has been reassigned to St. Joseph Church starting July 1st. We will have a farewell gathering at the parish hall on Sunday, 6/18/2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Many groups/ministries have signed up to says farewell to him on this event and you are welcome to drop by during this time to share your love and caring to Father Luis as well.
- Fiesta 2023 is in planning. Father Peter, Father Nicolas, Father Luis and the Fiesta CORE Team are inviting you to participate in this traditional event. It is scheduled for the weekend of September 15, 16 and 17 of 2023. Our first Fiesta committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 6th at 6:30 pm in the parish hall. Come and join us as we need all the helping hands as we can to organize it. The raffle tickets sale will be announced shortly.
- With gratitude to the Almighty God, Saint Polycarp Catholic Church joyfully announces Mr. Cole Buzon and Mr. Mike Betancourt have been called by Bishop Van to the Sacred Order of Deacon. Their Diaconate Ordination will be on Saturday, June 24th at 10 a.m. at the Christ Cathedral. Please pray for these diaconate candidates.
- Family Picnic for St. Polycarp. Brings your family and join us for a Eucharistic Day filled with fun events and inspirational talks on this Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 11 am to 5 pm at the School building area.
- Summer classes are now open for Cooking class, Sewing class, Bible and Crafts class, and Crocheting and Arts class are being filled up. Join us for some summer fun! Classes start from June 12th through Aug 11th. There is a limit of 20 students per class, so sign up soon. Register with the Youth Ministry office or the parish office. Any questions, email Joseph Do, Youth Ministry Coordinator at email@example.com
The annual Priest Retreat for the Diocese of Orange is Monday June 5th through Friday June 9th.
Please pray for our Priests during this time.
Note: There will be a special Anointing of the Sick Service at the Saturday, June 3 – 8:30AM Mass
(Priests will not be available for Sick Calls June 5 – June 9)
Service Schedules for the week are modified as noted below.
Monday – June 5
Regular Mass – 6:30AM – Fr. Peter / 8:30AM – Fr. Luis
Monday Evening - No Mass / No Confessions
Tuesday (6th) / Wednesday (7th) / Thursday (8th)
8:30AM Communion Service – Deacon Ramiro
Friday – June 7
8:30AM – Communion Service
9:00AM – Adoration Only / No Confessions
6:30PM – VN Mass – Fr. Nicolas
No Funerals or events that require a Priest during this time.
Note: Mass Intentions for Monday - Friday morning have been transferred to the following week.
If you need to request a certificate for Sacraments or a Mass Intention, please see the "Sacraments and Devotions" page, where you can download the forms to complete. (Instructions on how to complete is on these forms.)
2023 Pastoral Service Appeal Pledge Form is now ready - You can download the Pledge form below, complete it and drop it off at our Parish Office or place it in the weekend collection baskets. Thank you for your support,
Please continue your financial support of Saint Polycarp Catholic Church through electronic giving, mail, or by dropping your donations in the front office. We appreciate your support. Be assured of our prayers for you and your loved ones.
Please consider including St. Polycarp Church in your estate planning to continue your stewardship and love of St. Polycarp Church. 💖