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4th Sunday Of Ordinary Time : February 1, 2015

February 2015 ABCD

For centuries, the Catholic Church has performed more works of charity than any other organization in the world. Why? Because God is love, and through that powerful statement, He teaches us that it is in giving that we receive. His message is simple—to love God above all else and to love others. It is through His love that I seek your help. You are the answer to someone’s prayers, and together, we are changing lives.

United, as one family of God, we feed the hungry, cloth the poor, care for the sick and dying, and touch the hearts of those in despair. With the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we nourish and educate our children, both spiritually and intellectually. We assist the poorest of our parishes and schools so that all persons may encounter Jesus Christ. We provide shelter for the homeless. As Catholics, we consistently defend and respect the dignity of all human life, work to eliminate prejudice, and promote social justice. We journey together by sharing in the sacraments—from baptism to receiving the Eucharist, to confirmation and penance, to marriage and anointing the sick. And this year, we are blessed with sixty-five men studying in our seminaries answering their call to the priesthood to become shepherds of Christ here in south Florida. You make all this possible.

Let us unite through our support of this year’s ABCD so that I… you… and we can continue to carry out the good works of Jesus Christ here in South Florida.

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February 2015 Youth Ministry

Sign-Up Is Open!!!!

Packages for the 10-Day Wyd Pilgrimage, Including Hotel and Wyd Registration Fees, Start at Only $3,500 Per Pilgrim!

Participating Youth Must Be At Least 16-Years Old By The Date Of Departure On July 22, 2016. The Youth Ministry Office Will Be Conducting A Number Of Fundraisers To Help Off-Set The Cost For Those Youth Interested In Participating.

A Limited Number Of Youth Spots Are Available On A First-Come, First-Served Basis. A Deposit Of $300 Will Hold Your Spot Today, So Act Fast Before We Fill Up!!

Please Contact Jorge Santibáñez At For More Information On The World Youth Day Pilgrimage With Archbishop Wenski And The Archdiocese Of Miami!

Jr. High Youth Group

Our Junior High Youth Group, Open To All Parish
6th, 7th And 8th Graders,
Continues This New Semester On The Creed
Tomorrow, Monday, February 2nd at 7 pm In Comber Hall.
Join Us For A Beautiful Experience Of Our Faith Through Games, Prayer, & Socializing!

February 4 S.T.A.R.S

Join the S.T.A.R.S. on Wednesday, February 4th for a field trip to Fairchild Tropical Gardens. Meet at the parish office at 9:30 am.

For more information about the STARS, please contact Maria Elena Coto at (305) 491-4133.

February 2015 Couple-To-Couple League

A series of Natural Family Planning Classes will once again be offered by the Couple - to - Couple League here at COTLF.

For more information about the classes or to sign up, please contact Carmen Santamaria at (305) 321-4240 or by email at website:

February 2015 Anniversary Year: A Shrine To St. Therese

The New Year 2015 brings many causes to rejoice. In August of 2015, St. Theresa Catholic School will open its doors for the 90th time. Shortly after, the Church of the Little Flower parish will begin its 90th jubilee year, culminating in the 90th anniversary of the dedication of the original church on December 8, 2016.

As part of the anniversary initiatives, the parish will be building a grotto in honor of Saint Therese of Lissieux, France, commonly known as the Little Flower, after whom our parish is named. The grotto, with a life-size statue of Saint Therese, as well as a memorial brick patio, will be a lovely outdoor oratory near the front doors of the parish office.

Ground-breaking will be in the spring of 2015. You will hear more about this project as we approach the spring months. Meanwhile, bricks can be purchased, and memorializations and sponsorships are now available through the Advancement Office. Contact Jorge Perez at
(305) 446-9950 for more information.

February 2015Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions For The Month Of February

Universal: That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity.

Evangelization: That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community.

February 2015 Sacred Steps: Sacramental Celebrations at Church of the Little Flower

Congratulations to our Newly Baptized:
• Jorge Eduardo Corzo III,
• Amaia Rua,
• Nicolas Rua,
• Samantha Rose Bermudez,
• William Dax Castro,
• Agnes Cecilia Paris.

Congratulations and God’s Blessings to Those Joined in Holy Matrimony:
• Alejandro Miyar & Alexis Christie.

Rest in Peace. We Pray for Those Who have Entered Eternity:
• Paz Esparragoza,
• Emilia G. Jonusas.


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Italy Pilgrimage 2014-2015