21st Sunday in Tiempo Ordinario : August 21, 2016
August 2016 Religious Education Program
Registration for the 2016-2017 Religious Education Program is open by appointment only with either Jorge Santibáñez or Cecilia Miyar in the Office of Religious Ed.
Full details for next year’s program, including registration forms, calendars, registration fees, required documentation, and an easy-to-use appointment scheduler are available on the Religious Ed website.
Sacramental Catechesis for 1st Communion (beginning as early as 1st Grade) and Confirmation (beginning as early as 7th Grade), as well as Systematic Catechesis for Kinder - High School will once again be offered.
We Need You!
The Office of Religious Education is seeking two volunteer catechists for the upcoming year, to teach 1st Grade on Saturdays (10 - 11:30 am) and 4th/5th grade on Wednesdays (4-5:30 pm). Classes run from September through May. If you feel like you may be called to be a catechist, or if you have a desire to share the joy of our faith with the next generation of Catholics, please contact Jorge Santibáñez for more information on volunteering.
We look forward to another great year of Faith Formation!
August 26 COTLF Family Day at Marlins Park
Special event package includes:
Special national anthem performance by church of the little flower.
Portion of proceeds to benefit church of the little flower.
Postgame fireworks show.
Seat Location: Lexus Legends | $25.
For more info or to make a payment, Please contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org | (305) 446-9950.
Cash and Checks made payable to church of the little flower.
August 2016 90th Anniversary of the Church of the Little Flower
Were any of you here in 1951 at the original dedication of our church? If so, we would love to talk to you!
Please contact us at the Advancement Office as we are finalizing our plans for the 90th Anniversary Celebration.
August 2016 Clases de Ingles como segundo idioma
ESL classes will resume in September for another 12 week course. We are looking to schedule 90 minute weekly classes.
Volunteer Teachers are needed! If you have any experience teaching, speak English fluently and feel called to serve in this manner, contact us! We would love to meet you!
You may reach Karen Fernandez at email@example.com.
August 22 School News
St. Theresa Catholic School Concluding its celebration of 90 years of Catholic and Academic Excellence and celebrating with Church of the Little Flower’s 90 years of Catholic Commitment!
Committed to Catholic Faith Formation, Academic Excellence, and Service in a Nurturing, Christ-Centered Environment.
To all new and returning students and families…
Welcome Back to School!
Monday, August 22nd
Back to School Nights: August 23rd & 24th.
God’s blessings for this wonderful year!
September 1 14 Spots left - A Spiritual "Field Trip" to the Holy Doors
Join Father Davis on our next day trip to visit two sites which have the Jubilee Year of Mercy Holy Doors.
It will be a spiritual bus trip which includes Mass and lunch on Thursday, September 1st, en route to Saint Anthony Church in Fort Lauderdale, as well as Our Lady of Mercy Church in Deerfield Beach.
Tickets are $49.95 and this price includes roundtrip transportation from COTLF and a catered lunch at our second stop. Only 14 seats remain make sure to call and reserve your seat today.
For more information, contact Jorge Perez at our Advancement Office, (305) 446-9950.
September 7 Next Healing Mass
Our quarterly Healing Mass, during which multiple priests will be present to bestow the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, will take place on Wednesday September 7th at 7:00 pm.
Those who are seriously ill, battling with health maladies, approaching surgery, recovering from surgery, or have been made weak by the passing of years are especially invited to attend and receive the support of Christ and the praying community.
August 2016 Online Giving
Online Giving is available for all COTLF parishioners and visitors alike who would like to make donations to our regular weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections like COTLF Charities or any of our listed funds. 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 500 families who already use online giving, go to www.cotlf.org click on the Online Giving tab and see what all the excitement is about. If you would like more information or to schedule an appointment to help set up your account, please contact Jorge Perez, at (305) 446-5950 ext. 318.
October 21-23 Attention Married Couples!
The Spanish Marriage Covenant Group invites all couples to its next Spanish Marriage Retreat on the weekend of October 21-23, 2016. The Marriage Covenant is a weekend retreat where you and your spouse can pause from daily life and reflect upon the importance of marriage. We cover key topics such as God’s place in our marriage, praying as a couple, communication, forgiveness, and family. It is also a great way to have fun and to meet other couples from our parish.
The cost of the full weekend of activities is only $120.00 per couple, and it is paid as a non-refundable donation to the church. All meals, class materials and use of the church facilities are included in this fee (The couples return home each night).
For more information please contact :
Marifer Ordóñez at (305) 608-3072 or firstname.lastname@example.org
October 22 A Spotless Rose…Directed by Luis J. Cuza
March 10-19 A Trip to the Holy Land. Would you like to go?
Father Davis (and a visiting priest from Los Angeles, California) will be leading a Lenten pilgrimage and retreat to the Holy Land of Israel, the land made holy by the footsteps of Jesus, on March 10-19, 2017. Although it seems like a long way off, decisions and travel plans have to be confirmed very soon.
There are only 11 seats remaining to cap off our group plane reservations and fill the deluxe motor coach bus. Galilee, Cana, Nazareth, Bethany, Jordan, Mount Carmel, Caesaria, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Jericho, and Bethlehem are among the places that will be visited.
Contact Father Davis as soon as possible for more information, (305) 446-9950.
August 2016 Sacred Steps: Sacramental Celebrations at Church of the Little Flower
Congratulations to our Newly Baptized:
• Catalina Sofia Cantero,
• Victoria Lucia Curran Grillon,
• Brianna Vee Peña,
• Amelia Jean Hassebach.
Congratulations to our New COTLF Pastoral Ministers!