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MI News February 2011
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MI Monthly Formation
MI Teen Village at Marytown
Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at Marytown. The next meeting will be
Thursday February 17 at 7:00 PM. Visit www.miyouth.org
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-404-0138
Fr. Kolbe Missionaries’ Calendar for February 2011
(Unless noted, all activities are held at the FKM Center in West Covina, CA)
2 MI Spanish Village 9AM-1PM
3 Eucharistic Adoration 6-10PM
4 MI Teen Girls 4:30-6:30+PM
MI Young Adults 7:30PM –
fellowship, formation, sharing
5 Marian RetreatModesto, CA Team leaves for weekend.
20 MI Village 2-4:00PM
March 3-April 14
MI Lenten Book Study Thursdays 7-8:30PM
4-6 MI Women’s Retreat Oceanside, CA
(still openings/call immediately)
Retreat Master - Fr. Stephanos Pedrano, OSB
Silent Retreat Prince of Peace Abbey
BALDWIN PARK, CA MI Family Village 4th Sunday St. John the Baptist, Parish Hall 1-3:00PM Rik & Judith Hernandez 626-967-0444 Joe & Edith Venegas 909-627-0327
ESCONDIDO, CA MI Family Village 3rd Sunday 2:00-6:00PM Kit Carson City Park Fr. Gregory Dick, O.Praem will give adult/teen talk MI Teen Night February 18 Joe & Sue O’Donnell 760-745-0935
HESPERIA, CA MI Adult Village Last Friday 10-11:30 AM Joanne Panicko 760-244-7048
email@example.com St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1813 Oakdale Road MI Prayer Village 1st Saturday after 8:00 AM Mass Suzanne Flint 209-521-8299
MI Family Village 2nd Sunday John & Malissa Souza 209-531-8126 All our efforts are put into the Annual Marian Retreat on February 5. This year’s theme, Poverty, Chastity and Obedience will be developed by our pastor, Fr. Joseph Illo, and FKM, Ann O’Donnell. Our youth minister, Carlos and FKM, Jillian Cooke, will coordinate a tract for teens and there will also be a tract for kids organized by Nickie Miranda. Over 50 MI members will staff and run the day which is open to the diocese of Stockton. Keep us in prayer!
RIVERSIDE, CA Holy Family MI Village, 2nd Friday of the month, 8:33 PM Thomas & Mari Avalos 951-313-3980
Holy Cross MI Village
2nd Friday, The Coffee Bean, 3712 Mission Inn Ave. 7:03PM Freddie wrote that he is opening a new MI Village in San Juan Capistrano on the 3rd Wed of the month. Looking forward to more news.
Fred Solorio firstname.lastname@example.org
SANTA CLARITA, CA MI Teens February 11th Women's Rosary February 9th. I sponsored a three-week Marian Series in my parish, St Clare, on the encyclical Mother of the Redeemer presented by Steve Lovison, and Mary in icons by FKM, Ada Locatelli. Soon we hope to offer the total consecration to the parish.
Janet Cooke 661-296-5834
MI Young Adults
The Young Adult’s had a World Youth Day fundraising breakfast, held at the Cooke’s on the 16th.
WALNUT, CA MI Adult Village 1st Saturday of the month, 10-11:30AM Carmen Denning 909-595-1366 We have a Pilgrim Virgin we bring into homes.
WEST COVINA, CA MI Adult Village 2nd Thursday 10:30-12 PM Alice O’Donnell 626-338-1724 One of our most faithful members lost her husband Ralph after Christ- mas. We gathered to pray the rosary for Ralph and invite Phyllis to share with us about her husband. We then had lunch .
KANSAS CITY, KS Ave Maria Village 1st Saturday of the month. Mound city had their first village meeting after 20 made their consecration on Dec. 8. I was present for the Mass and at their first meeting and love the group. I would like to see all three villages get together for special events. Jan. 22 I did a presentation on Consecration to the new area and 65 attended. Mary did the presentation, I was the donkey she rode in on...and what an honor to speak for her.
The Ave Maria Village is hosting a one day Mission with Fr George, from the Fathers of Mercy on Feb 5. It will be a full day and already have 55 reservations.
On the Feast of the Presentation, we have 17 making their Total Consecration from our newest
village, 50 miles south of the city.
Christine Rossi email@example.com
WEST HAVEN, UTAH
St Mary’s Catholic Church
MI Families of the Immaculata Village–1st Sunday, 12:30-2:00 PM We were entrusted with organizing the living rosary. Almost 50 members of our community participated! We invited all ages and cultures, which was graciously accepted by many. Our "beads" were connected with a beautiful blue ribbon. The Masek Family 801-898-3821 firstname.lastname@example.org