Activities

Christmas Day

Christmas is a mystery because its true meaning is revealed only to those who seek it, while it is hidden to the rest. This mystery began even before the creation of the heavens and the earth, when nothing existed but God. At a moment of His own choosing and in a manner in which He determined, God manifested His Word, and through His Word, He created the whole universe and all things visible and invisible. He thought of it, willed…

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Solemnity of the Theotokos

God, who is all-knowing, already knew about the Fall of Man; but God still carried out His plan of creation and created man; not only because He wanted to give them human life, but more importantly, to offer him eternal life; i.e., to share in the Life of the Holy Trinity.  God created man with a free will – the freedom to choose God or not to choose God. God did not want to force man to love Him; rather,…

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Feast Day of the Holy Name of Jesus

The Church reveals to us the wonders of the Incarnate Word by singing the glories of His Holy Name. The name Jesus means Savior. Persons who played prominent roles in the history of salvation received their names from God Himself. Adam means “man of the earth”; Eve means “mother of all the living”; Abraham means “father of many nations”; Peter means “the rock”. Even the Savior’s forerunner (John the Baptist) was given the name which God assigned to him. Therefore,…

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Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

On the 49th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision, Roe vs. Wade, all dioceses in the United States shall observe a “Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children.” On Saturday, January 22, 2022, Holy Mass in Thanksgiving for the Gift of Human Life will be held at 1:00 pm, followed by Eucharistic Adoration until 3:00pm. Marriage has been called the “school of love,” where husband and wife learn to cherish each other and to make sacrifices for…

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Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year officially began on February 1, 2022 with the year of the tiger and festivities culminate on February 15. At the beginning of each New Year, there is a great sense of joy and hope for what the New Year will bring. At the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission, the Holy Mass for Chinese New Year will be at 10:30am on February 6, in lieu of the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time.…

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#iGiveCatholic

This year, Giving Tuesday is on November 30, 2021. Donations to our church will be accepted beginning on November 15, 2021. Ask your family and friends to go to the igivecatholic.org website and select HOLY NAME OF JESUS CHINESE CATHOLIC MISSION。Thank you! This year’s fund-raising project for Giving Tuesday: Several times a year, it rains really hard. The church’s existing drainage system needs to be upgraded to handle the water discharge. This problem was identified in both the front and…

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English Language Classes

Holy Name of Jesus English Language Classes  Classes begin on September 18, 2021 Student age: at least 4 years old 1st to 3rd Sundays from 11:30 to 12:30 pm, for 10 Sundays Non-church members: $120 Family church members: $30, $20 per additional child Instructor: Mr. James Griffin

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Chinese School

Holy Name of Jesus Chinese School  Classes begin on September 19, 2021 Student age: at least 4 years old Sundays from 11:30 to 12:30 pm, for 10 Sundays Non-church members: $120 Family church members: $30, $20 per additional child Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Tseng Class materials (included in enrollment fee): 500 Chinese writing sheets, Chinese textbooks, Chinese Pinyin

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Faith Formation Classes

Faith Formation classes for Grades K-8 will begin on August 29, 2021. If you have not yet registered, please contact Mrs. Long Che Chan. Elementary School Course Outline Middle School Course Outline Confirmation Classes begin on September 25, 2021. Please contact Father Bill Hao for more information. Confirmation Class Course Outline

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Important Message from the Archbishop

Memo to priests and deacons from Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer dated July 2, 2021: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a campaign for Catholics to raise their voices on behalf of women. The goal is for millions of Catholics to sign the petition on NoTaxpayerAbortion.com by Friday, July 16, 2021. I invite the people of your parish to join our diocesan response to this nationwide effort. Its success and the lives of countless people depend on each of…

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