St Mary of the Desert & St Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Churches

PO Box 1359,

Rosamond, CA 93560




This Week

All Members of Different Ministries:  if you are involved in any Parish Ministry and have not attended the Safe Environment Class that our Parish provided in the past, you are advised to take an online course. Once you complete the online course, please print all three certificates and bring them to our church office. The website for the online safe environment course is www.shield the

Parish Calendars:  we are reaching out to all our ministry groups if you are interested in sponsoring the parish calendars for the year 2017, please contact the Parish office or Fr. Rayanna as soon as possible.

Knights of Columbus:   the Soccer Challenge is at 2 p.m., October 9th 2016 at United Park soccer fields boys and girls ages 9 through 14 are eligible to participate the Catholic citizenship essay for grade levels 8 through 12 is due October 16th 2016 the essay must be 500 to 750 words in length on the importance of religious freedom. first prize is $100 for more information, contact Jesse Martinez.

A note from Religious Education Director Yolanda Marquez, parents please bring your children at least 10 minutes early before class starts it is important that they do not miss any instruction as it would affect his/her preparation to receive the sacraments.

Post holy communion class:  it's a class for students who have received the sacrament of First Holy Communion but are not yet ready for confirmation. It is an excellent opportunity to continue to grow in their faith as they continue to serve and love God to their service and by continuously attending Mass.

It is not too late to register: for First Holy Communion, Confirmation, post Holy Communion and RCIA. Contact the office for registration. At Mojave, St Francis of Assisi please contact David Ramos.


Carol Flores    John Facey