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2014 Easter Schedule
April 13th Palm Sunday 5pm Vigil Sat 4/12
8:30am 10:30am (Procession)
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
April 17th Holy Thursday 7:00pm
Good Friday April 18th
12noon-2:00pm, Church open for private prayer
2:00pm Stations & Meditation Music
7:00pm (main service)
Passion Reading, Adoration of Cross, Communion
Easter Vigil, Holy Saturday
April 19th 8:00pm
Easter Sunday
April 20th 8:30am & 10:30am
Divine Mercy Sunday
April 27th 5:00pm Vigil Sat 4/26
8:30am 10:30am

Annual Catholic Appeal Update. YOUR pledge matched up to $30,000 through April 11th. Make a pledge now through April 11th and your pledge will be matched by a generous donor, up to a total of $30,000. It's a winning combination. Fill out your pledge card and drop it off in the office or in the collection this weekend or go online to and click on CALLED TO SERVE pledge now. Thank you for your help. The Diocese has been a little slow processing our returns, but they are working on them. Thank you for your patience.

Marriage Encounter Weekend Today’s gospel says, “Whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst; the water I shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” Come experience the life giving water of Christ at a Marriage Encounter weekend. Next weekend June 6-8. Details at

Buccaneer Ball, June 14th, 5:30pm. Meals on Wheels Annual Fundraiser, held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. 5th anniversary chef appetizer challenge. More info

The Sacristy Ministry needs your help. Would you be willing to give a couple of hours one day a month to do light cleaning in the church? We also need help washing/ ironing the altar linens one weekend per month. If we get more volunteers it would be less often. Contact Merlo at

Bulletin Advertisements available $7.00 a week per 1x2 inch box, $91.00 for 13 weeks. Multiple boxes available. Call for costs. BACK of bulletin, and inside back cover. For your business or to remember special people and occasions. i.e. Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, Congratulations, In Memory of…. Just email your info and date to be published to or drop note in collection or office. Give dates to run. Payments: cash, credit cards, checks. For more information call 760-489-1200.

Remember to support our bulletin advertisers. Call them first when you need a service. Be sure to thank them for their support of our parish.

Eucharistic Ministers are needed to take Communion to the Sick Could you commit to a few hours on the 4th Wednesday of the month to help St Timothy’s ministers take communion to Life Care Facility or to people in their homes in Esc. Substitutes are always needed & welcome to help us in this important ministry. Call Carol 760-480-1232 to volunteer or for more information.

AFTER-ABORTION HEALING RETREAT FOR CATHOLIC WOMEN (or Catholic-friendly) given by Rachel’s Hope on May 2-4. Professionally led. Held at the Diocesan Pastoral Center, 3888 Paducah Drive, San Diego. Closing Mass included. Group Size limited. Cost $45; partial scholarships available. Confidentiality maintained. Limited housing available. For information/
registration call Rosemary Benefield (858) 581-3022. Visit us on our website:

EARLY Reservations needed, Fall Retreat, Oct 24-26, with Chris O’Donnell at the Prince of Peace Abbey. Sponsored by St Mary’s Women’s Group. $25 refundable deposit for overnight stay now being taken.Chris will speak on God's Love for Us; Our Love for God and Our Neighbor. We need a count of attendees for enough rooms at the Abbey. Contact Joan Floyd 760-745- 2523 or Marlene Larsen 760-747-0317 for more info.

April 6, 2013 5th Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners,

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week. The blessing and distribution of palms will take place at all weekend Masses with the outdoor blessing of palms and procession at the 10:30 a.m. Mass. The reading of the Lord’s Passion according to Matthew will take place at all Masses.

Please note that there are no Confessions on Holy Saturday, April 19.

The Parish Office will be closed on Good Friday, April 17 and also on Easter Monday, April 21.

Thank you to all who participated in the Lenten miniretreat sponsored by the Women of St. Timothy on Saturday, March 29. I hope those who attended will have much to reflect on and share with others through the rest of Lent and beyond.

There is still time to return your 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal pledge. Envelopes are still available in church and in the parish office.

The Chrism Mass will take place at Good Shepherd in Mira Mesa this Thursday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. At this annual liturgy the Sacred Chrism, the Oil of the Catechumens, and the Oil of the Sick will be blessed by Bishop Flores and then distributed for use throughout the Diocese of San Diego.

Yours in the Lord,
Fr. Fernando Ramirez, Pastor

Sunday Masses: 5:00 p.m. Saturday Vigil
8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Weekday Masses: Mon. thru Thur. 6:30 a.m.
Friday 5:30 p.m.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:  Thurs. 7:00 a.m. through Fri. 5:20pm Benediction
Sat 4:00 - 4:55pm
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8am - 3pm

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