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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 16, 2009

Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man

and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.
-- John 6:53
August 16, 2009 St. Timothy
10425 W. Pico Blvd. Monday following 7:30 AM Mass, Saturday Vigil: 5:30PM
Phone: (310) 474-1216 Miraculous Medal Novena Sunday Masse: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30,
WWW.STTIMOTHYLA.ORG After 7:30AM Mass 1st Friday & 12:00PM
Saturday, And every Monday Daily Masses: 7:30AM
SCHOOL Holy Day Masses: Vigil: 5:30PM, 7:30AM,
Iselda E. Richmond, Principal SPECIAL SERVICES & MASSES
10479 W. Pico Blvd CONFESSIONS
Phone: (310) 474-1811 PLEASE CALL THE RECTORY Saturday: 4:00 to 5:00PM
WWW.STTIMOTHY.ORG First Friday: Before 7:30 AM Mass

READINGS FOR THE WEEK Mandatory Virtus training for

Monday: Jgs 2:11-19; Mt 19:16-22 teachers
Tuesday: Jgs 6:11-24a; Mt 19:23-30 Our next Virtus session will be held in
Wednesday: Jgs 9:6-15; Mt 20:1-16 the parish hall on September 22nd at
Thursday: Jgs 11:29-39a; Mt 22:1-14 7pm. It is a very valuable training which promotes
Friday: Ru 1:1, 3-6, 14b-16, 22; Mt 22:34-40 awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse.
Saturday: Ru 2:1-3, 8-11; 4:13-17; Mt 23:1-12 Our next fingerprinting session is scheduled on
Sunday: Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b; Ps 34; November 4th.
Eph 5:21-32 [2a, 25-32]; Jn 6:60-69
Saturday Night August 22nd, from
6:30pm on. At Good Shepherd
Parish Hall & Patio (on west side of
Sunday, Aug. 16th : 9:00am Fr. Patrick O’Dwyer (D) church) 505 N. Bedford Dr. Beverly
10:30am Lenela Rodriquez (D) Hills CA. Suggested donation is $5 per person or
12:00pm Betty Jean O’Shei (D) $10 per family at the door. Light supper and refresh-
Monday, Aug. 17th: 7:30am Josi Englesh (D) ments, music all night long! ALL ARE
Tuesday, Aug. 18th: 7:30am Isac Gutierrez (D) WELCOME! For more information call Penny: 310-
Wednesday, Aug. 19th: 7:30am Jose Carpio (D) 880-0428.
Saturday, Aug.22nd: 5:30pm Daniel & Connie Antonellis
Sunday, Aug, 23rd : 9:00am Hugo Maldonado (D) Adult Formation, RCIA
10:30am Aziz George Safari (D) (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults)
This program welcomes all who are interested
Registration Drive for our Sunday School in continuous spiritual and faith formation. It
is also for those who are missing certain sacra-
We welcome all new and returning
ments. It is a formative rite to become fully
students from pre-kindergarten to 8th
initiated into our Catholic faith. This is a faith journey for
grade to be a part of this engaging,
adults who want to deepen their relationship with God.
spiritual and formative program. Our spirituality blossoms when we align our spirits with
Please visit our wonderful team of God. Please call Deborah at the rectory or e-mail her
caring teachers at our registration at and schedule an individual
table in front of the parish hall on Sunday, August 23rd meeting to begin the process.
after the 9am and the 10:30am Mass! This year we are
planning a special excursion to the Los Angeles County Friday, August 21st 2009
Museum of Art (LACMA) to view their religious art The Knight's Golf Tournament
collection. The tour will be led by our art history profes- For Golf Sign-up or Dinner
sor and docent Victoria Loschuk. This year we will also
only fun....
have an outreach program at the Nazareth House where
- Visit or
the children will perform for the retired residents. It is
- Call Connie Moreno at 310-474-1216 in the Rectory
important that our children continue their Catholic
education after their First Communion. Please call Deb- Office or
orah at the rectory or email her at - Call Anil Prasad at 310-420-5837 or Jorge Maza at 310-
for a registration form. 963-7804
*correction from last weeks bulletin letter that should
have read: "How appropriate to have a festive religious
celebration in the middle of the month: it is a statement
The Gospel reading continues with the sixth that the Word of God, the Creator, is subject to NO one
chapter of John and the “Bread of Life” discourse of Jesus and this celebration can help pull us out of possible dol-
that we hear for several weeks in a row every three years. drums to recognize the utter difference between Divinity,
As has been announced, Fr. Gabriel is speaking at all the God, and human beings (not to diminish the fact that we
Masses today on this Sunday when our parish commemo- are also made in the image of God)."
rates its missionary nature. Recently, I had the opportu-
nity to meet with the Women’s Club and several interest-
Fr. Paul E. Vigil
ing developments came out of the meeting. First, they
presented me with a booklet that they had produced that Beach BBQ For Single Catholics
describes the church and pieces of art and worship within Join the L.A. Catholic Alumni (Singles)
it. Second, they offered, with their own resources, to fix for their annual Beach BBQ Saturday,
some parish items that need fixing. Thirdly, upon hearing August 22nd at 1pm until 5pm. Volley-
from me that the parish owes several thousand dollars in ball too! All ages. Please bring food to
past bills, offered to help, again from their own resources. share and a chair. Mothers Beach
Several of our long-time parishioners, and some newer (Marina Del Rey Beach) 4101 1/2 Admiralty Way–
ones too, belong to the St. Timothy’s Women’s Club. I Next to parking lot 10. RSVP by August 19th. Angelo
would like to thank them for their thoughtfulness, gener- (818) 773-0550.
osity, and kindness to me and to the parish. Moving
across the aisle to the “men’s group,” or better known as BUILDING FUND
the Knights of Columbus, I would like to thank some of This weekend is the third weekend of
the members for helping here in the parish in many im- the month and is our monthly collec-
portant ways, such as, driving Fr. Gutting to and from tion for the Building Maintenance
Mass (he doesn’t drive), meeting with survivors of a de- Fund. This fund is used only here at
ceased parishioner, and hosting “hospitality,” among St. Timothy’s for painting and other projects for the
other things. As the parishioners know they are hosting a upkeep of the church building and plant. Please use
golf tournament next week but the last I heard the sign-
the goldenrod envelopes that are in the pews.
ups were a little on the low side so if it is possible maybe
some of us can, if not play golf, maybe go to the nine-
teenth hole!-or rather, the dinner after! Please give Anil or LITURGICAL MINISTER SCHEDULE
Gorge a call or call the rectory office if you are interested. August 23, 2009
As many of you know, there has been a business Lectors Communion Ministers
manager in the rectory office while Fr. Brelsford was 5:30— Murillo; 5:30— Galonska; Harner;
here, since she left when he did, and I have reviewed the Shraibati Martner; Nodjoumi
situation, I do not think it is necessary to replace her and 7:30— Manshardt 7:30— Aclan; Owen; Recto
hire another business manager. Also, the parish is not that 9:00— Bean’s 9:00— Bryant; Rowe;
big in terms of numbers and it does not have the re- Schlosser’s
sources. In the meantime, I have hired an interim account- 10:30— Echeverry; 10:30— Gerski; Jean-Pierre;
ant to help with that part of the office. At the same time, Harrington Svoboda’s
this situation changes the dynamic of the front office 12:00— Morrison 12:00— Gallant; Handforth;
somewhat. In the end, our purpose is to try to best serve Simmons
the needs of the parishioners and to conduct necessary
business and administration in a professional way. Please
Welcome New Parishioners!
be patient with us as we muddle along without the pres- Welcome to our parish family! If you are a newcomer to the
ence of two key people that were in charge here for thir- parish and would like to register, please complete the informa-
teen years but are no longer here. If you have any com- tion below. Please clip this form and bring to the parish office
ments or suggestions please call me at the office until I or drop into the collection basket. Thank you and welcome to
get a real suggestion box! In the fall I will be convening our parish!
both the Parish Council and the Finance Council to re- Name (s):
Address: City:
view, present, and go forward with a five year vision for
Zip: Phone:
the parish, for where there is no vision they perish. Also, Cell Phone:
in a few months, when it is time for the parish financial E-Mail:
report and offertory program I will put forth in more de- Registration cards are also available in Parish Office
tail the financial report of the parish.