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His Voice 

"Well done my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities." (Matthew 25:21)
God has blessed us with talents and abilities. The Gospel reminds us of their purpose: to be used in service of the Lord and one another. Where is God calling you to use your talents to serve God's people at St. Bruno?

Ministry Weekend Recap

The Lord is knocking... Have you answered?
Ministry Weekend provided an opportunity for you to select a ministry or ministries that you are interested in. If you turned in a Ministry Card you can await hearing from a representative from that ministry. If you are still pondering which ministry is right for you; you can return your card to the Parish Center or in the collection basket when you are ready. If you were not at Mass last weekend you can download a Ministry Card here.

A Reflection from Fr. Don

When we look at the life of Jesus, we see the glory of God in a human being who was fully alive. Jesus modeled what being fully alive looks like. He lived a life of total compassion, always welcoming, always forgiving and reconciling - no one ever pushed away. He was filled with an abiding joy and in touch with a deep sense of inner peace. He was fully alive. 

Jesus showed the world that "God" is not some distant judge or vindictive king. "God" is not some well known out-of-sight celebrity, only accessible to the rich and famous. Jesus brought "God" down to earth, "God" in the flesh; "God" accessible to everyone. However, we are not only called to look to Jesus, who he was, and what he did. Jesus came among us to point the way for us all to follow. His life was a model of the fully alive life that every human being has the potential for living. We are all called to become more like Him and share His love with all. Read below how you can join the youth of our parish in becoming more like "God" in the flesh.

We Need Your Prayers 

For the Teens of St. Bruno Youth Ministry

On Friday, I will be joining 150 of our teens and leaders from St. Bruno and heading to Lake Arrowhead for a weekend retreat. Many of these teens are preparing for their Confirmation while others are returning to strengthen their relationship with Christ and His Church. This year's retreat, entitled "In the Flesh," is based on Christ's desire for us to become more like Him and share His love with all. In addition, it focuses on our need to have personal relationships with Him. 

The goal of the retreat is to empower the teenagers to make personal commitments to live more for Christ. They will have the opportunity to join together with their peers, focus on their relationship with God, and strengthen a foundation to walk with Christ in their daily lives.

This decision will allow Christ to become so present in their lives that when they leave the retreat they will be living witnesses to the world and be more like Christ “In the Flesh” to those they encounter at home, in school, and everywhere they go. Through funny interruption skits, small group time with Core Team leaders, powerful conversion experiences, Mass, and Eucharistic Adoration, the teenagers will realize that they may be the only contact someone else will ever have with Jesus Christ.

Please keep all of us in your prayers this weekend. We would love for you to unite in prayer with us while we are on retreat. The youth are so important to us! Click the time below that you will devote your prayer for the intention of everyone on retreat. We will include some suggestions for how you can pray for us during your selected time.
Friday Evening
Saturday Morning
Saturday Evening
Sunday Morning

with Fr. Jerry Thompson

Saturday, November 29 from 10:00am - 4:00pm in the Hall

St. Bruno's: "Behold, thy Mother" (Jn 19:27)

St. Bruno Parish to be Consecrated To Mary - December 11 & 12, 2015

On October 13, 2013, Pope Francis consecrated the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Consecrating ourselves to Mary means accepting her help to offer ourselves and the whole of mankind to “Him who is Holy”, infinitely holy; it means accepting her help by having recourse to her motherly heart, which beneath the Cross was opened to love for every human being, for the whole world. (Pope John Paul II Homily, May 13, 1982)
December 6 & 7 of 2014 marks the beginning of a year-long preparation of our parish community for this special weekend. We begin to pray for the day we entrust our parish community’s various ministries and families (The Domestic Church) to the gift of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who will protect and strengthen them to grow evermore in the faith and trust of Jesus Christ.

What can you expect over the coming year? Stay tuned next week for what this means to you as a member of the St. Bruno parish community.

Taize Prayer

Monday, November 17
7:00pm in the Church

Life Teen Retreat

Friday, 11/21 to Sunday, 11/23
in Lake Arrowhead
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