This Week

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time : June 25, 2017

June 21 - July 4Fortnight for freedom 2017: Freedom for Mission

Each year USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops) sponsors a Fortnight for Freedom in which parishes around the country aarange special events to highlight the importance of defending religious freedom. Come celebrate these COTLF's Fortnight for Freedom events:

Holy Hour and Solemen Benediction

Wednesday June 21st - 7:30 pm

Join us for this liturgy of prayer, adoration and solemn benediction with intercessory prayer before the Blessed Sacrament to pray for our country and our religious freedom.

Movie Night

Monday, June 26th - 7:30 pm - Comber Hall

One Generation Away

One Generation Away is a fast-paced film that travels the United States (and Europe) in search of a deeper understanding of the religious freedom clauses in the Constitution. From Hobby Lobby to the Mt. Soledad Cross in San Diego to wedding service providers in the Northwest, this film asks hard questions about the status of religious liberty in America today.

Annual Patriotic Prayer Service

Friday June 30th - 7:30 pm

Join us in honoring America at our annual Patriotic Prayer Service. A beautiful para-liturgical service, including reading, references to the founding fathers, and patriotic hymns that will engender love of nation, sung by the Schola Cantorum, COTLF's choir. Social reception will follow in Comber Hall - All are welcome.

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Jun. 30 Annual Patriotic Prayer Service

This year’s annual Patriotic Prayer Service will take place on Friday, June 30th at 7:30 pm.

A beautiful para-liturgical service, including readings, references to the founding fathers, patriotic music, and a litany of prayer for the nation will take place. A parish social will follow in the parish hall. All are welcome.

June 2017 Schedule Change for Spanish Mass on July 4th

As we have done in the past, we will not be having an evening Mass on the 4th of July. In its place, we will offer a Spanish Mass at 12:15 pm.

Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly. Hope you can join us.

June 2017Summer Fun Runs at COTLF

Join us at 6:30 pm on Mondays at the new St. Therese Grotto for a “fun run” - a casual 3-mile run/walk with fellow parishioners, neighbors, and friends. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are welcome.

Simple route instructions will be provided, water and hydration will be available afterwards, and Fr. Tran may even be joining in for a few runs each month!

*Participation in the Fun Runs is voluntary and all participants run/walk at their own risk.*

June 2017 From the Office of Religious Education

Full details for the 2017-2018 Catechetical Year are now available on the COTLF Religious Education Website, including Registration Forms, Required Documents, Registration Fees, and the Calendar for the year.

Registration for the 2017-2018 Catechetical Year is OPEN by Appointment Only!

Registration Appointments can be easily scheduled online and will take no more than 15 minutes, to review all documents for accuracy.

† Classes will be offered for ALL GRADE LEVELS from Kinder - High School.

† The 2-year Sacramental Preparation for First Penance and First Communion begins as early as 1st grade.

† The 2-year Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation begins as early as 7th Grade.

Please visit www.COTLFReligiousEd.org for details.

June 2017 Parish Office Chapel

Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, there is Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament available for adoration and prayer in the chapel located inside the parish office.

All are welcome to include a “visit” or holy hour in their morning routine, receiving the graces of prayer and worship before the Real Presence.

Come one and all.

June 2017 Online Giving

Online Giving is available for all COTLF parishioners and visitors who would like to make donations to our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections like COTLF Charities, Second collections, Legacy Campaign etc. This service is free, safe and secure, and it is a perfect tool for anyone who shops or pays their bills online. Online Giving allows the parishioner to see their giving history and to generate reports of their giving at years end for tax purposes.

If you are not one of the over 600 families who already use online giving, then click on the Online Giving tab on our website and see what all the excitement is about. If you would like more information or need assistance setting up your account, please contact Jorge Perez, at (305) 446-5950 ext. 318.

June 4, 5, 6 & 7 St. Theresa Catholic School

School’s out for the Summer! Have a blessed, safe and happy Summer!

ALUMNI OF STS: Click here to join the Musketeer Alumni association to stay in touch with other Alumni. Stay tuned for information from the new Alumni Steering Committee and for Alumni events starting in August, 2017

June2017 Thank You, ABCD Donors!

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A heartfelt “Thank You” to all the parishioners of COTLF and their families who have contributed to the 2017 ABCD Campaign. The generosity of our parish is witness to our love for one another.

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Sep. 26, 2017 - Apr. 3, 2018Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, (RCIA)

Are you, or do you know of someone, who has expressed an interest in becoming a Catholic? Are you, or do you know someone, who was baptized Catholic as a child, but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation, and Eucharist?

The Church of Little Flower offers you or someone you might know an opportunity to come together in a small group to learn more about our faith through the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, (RCIA) is the formation process to prepare adults and persons who have reached the age of reason, to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

The RCIA is for:

  • Unbaptized adults and young persons who have reached the age of reason and wish to become Catholics.
  • Baptized in Another Christian Church who are seeking full communion with the Roman Catholic Church and seek the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist.
  • Baptized Catholic Adults who were baptized as infants in the Catholic Church and now seek the Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation.

The RCIA classes meet every Tuesday from 7:00 pm through 9:00 pm at Reilly Parish Center- Church of the Little Flower- starting on September 26, 2017 through April 3, 2018.

Applications are available in the front of the Church, the Parish Center or Click here.

Application may be e-mailed to Deacon Roberto F. Fleitas, Jr. at or delivered or mailed it to Church of the Little Flower, 2711 Indian Mound Trail, Coral Gables, Florida 33134. Attention: Deacon Roberto F. Fleitas, Jr.

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February 16-25, 20189 Seats Left for Holy Land Trip

A tremendous pilgrimage opportunity with the destination of the HOLY LAND, organized for the parishioners of the Church of the Little Flower, is scheduled for February 16-25, 2018.

Visiting the many places of biblical fame, while touring, learning, and deepening our journey with Jesus, will surely be the trip of a lifetime, the best investment you will ever make in your spiritual life. Galilee, Capernaum, Carmel, Nazareth, Bethany, Jerusalem, Jericho, Caesaria Maritime, and Bethlehem are just some of the stops on this incredible journey.

There’s nothing like an organized group travel experience, where all the details are planned. Color brochures are now available. Final registrations are being accepted. Only 9 more seats available on the bus. Call Father Davis for more information, (305) 446-9950.


OTHER NEWS
June 2017 Sacred Steps: Sacramental Celebrations at Church of the Little Flower

Congratulations to our Newly Baptized. Welcome to the Catholic Church!
• Jasmine Rose Bennett,
• Adrian Michael Cala,
• Luca Daniel Pelaez, Joel Vigo III.

Congratulations and God’s Blessings to those Joined in Holy Matrimony:
• Salvatore D’Alessandro & Jaime Chakkala; • Jonathan Bustabad & Denise Diaz.

Rest in Peace. We Pray for Those Who Have Entered Eternity:
• Alberto M. Hernandez, MD.

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