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Bookstore will be open Sunday, July 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. The Children’s Rosary will be held at 2:30 p.m.. Children remember to bring your rosary and your rosary booklet. The Children’s Rosary is open to all children. Following the rosary the Sunday presentation will be “Saint Benedict” whose feast day was July 11 and “Saint Kateri Tekahwitha” whose Feast Day is July 14. If interested in having your children join the presentation call or stop by the bookstore.
St. Marello Bookstore will host a "St. Anne's Tea" on Saturday, July 26 on the feast of St. Joachim and St. Anne after the 8:00 a.m. Mass in Room 41 and 42 of the Pastoral Center. Children bring your Moms, Grandmothers, Aunts and Sisters to enjoy this celebration of the feast. Make a special gift for a special Mother in your life.
Human Life International is bringing to St. Joachim Catholic Church in Madera the Pilgrim Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday August 3. As part of a global campaign in support of life and family, the icon of the "Black Madonna" has traveled over 40,000 miles, traversed 24 countries, visited 75 cathedrals, and 60 Eastern Orthodox churches in over 400 cities. The icon – a magnificent replica of the original in the Monastery of Jasna Góra in Poland – was blessed in a special ceremony by the Archbishop of Czestochowa. The Archbishop of Cracow made a special act of entrustment to the cause of the defense of life and family to Our Lady of Czestochowa.
The icon will be at St. Joachim Church beginning Saturday, August 2 with welcoming procession at 4 p.m.. The icon will remain in the church through all the Masses on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3. Come and join the pilgrimage of this icon in defense of life and family. For more details visit www.sjoachim.org. or call the rectory at 559-673-3290 or St. Marello Bookstore at 559-662-0682.