This Week

The Most Holy Trinity : May 31, 2015

May 2015 Seeking volunteer youth group coordinator

With the evolving number of parish ministries and professional responsibilities of our staff, we are eager to welcome the participation of an expanding number of volunteers who are willing to engage in various kinds of ministry.

One such opportunity is that of Junior High Youth Group coordination. Although it could be done by one person, it could also (and perhaps preferably) be done by a team of youthful energetic young adults.

Contact our DRE, Jorge Santibanez, for more information,
(305) 446-9950.

May 2015 Only 10 Camper Spots Remaining!! Volunteer spots are full

VBS 2015:

Everest will be offered as a 10 - day program, taking place the weeks of June 15-19 and June 22-26. Campers may still register for only one (1) week, but for the best vbs experience, be sure to register for both weeks!

We are happy to once again offer siblings discounts and, to mark our 5th year, campers booking both weeks will get an added discount, too!

Visit the cotlf vbs website for more information, including fee schedules, volunteer information for our teens, and online registration forms: www.Groupvbspro.Com/vbs/ez/cotlf

May 2015New ministry: learning english as a second language

English for Spanish-speakers is the newest ministry, soon to get off the ground at Little Flower. It is designed to be a weekly small-group gathering on a Saturday morning or afternoon, free of charge, to assist native mono-lingual Spanishspeakers in the learning of the English language in a fun and friendly way here at the church office conference room.

The ministry is still in the formation stage. We are currently looking to create a team of presenters, instructors, and curriculum professionals to assist in the organization of the plan. The, we will open list the ministry for individual sign-up. Contact our Ministries Coordinator, Cecilia Miyar, with your thoughts, (305) 446-9950.

May 2015Deacon Alex Mccullough To Visit From Cincinnati

As a seminarian, and eager to learn Spanish, Deacon Alex spent a summer with us at Little Flower two years ago.

He is now a newly ordained Deacon and will be with us from late May until late June, involved at our Spanish liturgies, including Baptisms, Weddings, and Funerals.

Welcome back to South Florida, Alex. We are so proud that you are among Cincinnati’s newest deacons!

May 2015Part-Time Receptionist

With the high school graduation of our receptionist, Julian Esain, we are now seeking a high school boy in a need of a part-time after school / early evening and/or Saturday morning JOB.

Likely a three to four-day per week arrangement. Weekdays 5 pm to 8 pm. Saturdays 9 am to 1:00 pm. Rotational scheduling available. Even only one day per week also available.

If interested, please contact the Office Manager, Maria Elena Chialastri at the parish office center, (305) 446-9950.

May 2015Ingrid Huerta: Rest in Peace

Our former Ministries Coordinator, Ingrid Huerta, (who worked with us for six months from July 2014 to December 2014) died on Friday following a grueling battle with an aggressive cancer. Her funeral services took place at nearby Saint Raymond Church last Saturday. She served here at Little Flower with devotion and love, and was one of the "key" personalities behind this past year's Ministries Fair last September and the Ministries Appreciation Evening last November, where she gave a very sincere and emotional speech about the meaning of ministry and the importance of being close to Christ on the journey of life.

Please remember Ingrid in your prayers, as well as pray for the consolation of her family and children. Ingrid, thank you for your love of our parish. May you enjoy the eternal peace and repose of the servants of God.

May 2015Online Giving

As summer quickly approaches, school lets out and our travels take us to points both near and far from home, Online Giving is an excellent option to make sure the church we love so much continues to receive our thoughtful stewardship even when our physical presence is not possible. Summer has always been a time for vacationing and spending quality time with family, let us not forget our Little Flower family. This service is free, safe and secure, and it is a perfect tool for anyone who will be going out of town and not able to be physically at Mass. If you had been thinking of signing up, now is an excellent time to give it a try!

We currently have over 320 families who already use online giving, simply go to www.cotlf.org click on the Online Giving tab and see how convenient it is. 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.

May 2015 ABCD Drive Weekend Report

OTHER NEWS
May 2015 Sacred Steps: Sacramental Celebrations at Church of the Little Flower

Congratulations to our Newly Baptized:
• Michael Xavier Gil,
• Jacqueline Marie Vargas,
• Estelle Rose Delano,
• Victoria Olivia Nuñez,
• Jack Angel Prada,
• Chloe Elizabeth Villasuso.

Congratulations and God's Blessings to Those Joined in Holy Matrimony:
• Edward E. Kerr & Cristina M. Arce,
• Sergio Malmborg & Claudia Whitwell,
• Sergio Lozano & Vanessa Sardina.

Rest in Peace. We Pray for Those Who have Entered Eternity:
• Dorothy Anne Sacher,
George W. DuBrevil,
Ingrid Huerta-Macias,
Ramon Perez,
Virginia Contijoch.

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Valentines Gala 2015