• Daily Readings

    These daily readings are intended as an aid for daily prayer and meditation and are updated daily.

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  • Physician-Assisted Suicide

    California Crosses an Unwelcomed Threshold with Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide The California Catholic Conference of Bishops, comprised of Bishops from the two archdioceses and 10 dioceses of California, issued the following statement on the legalization of physician-assisted suicide on June 9, 2016: Every human being possesses inherent dignity, which deserves our respect. Each of us should feel loved, worthy and cared for at every moment of our lives, especially when our earthly journey is nearing its end. What some mistakenly consider a newfound “freedom,” will inevitably become a duty for others. By allowing doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs to their patients, California is embarking on a dangerous course. This new law will place the disabled, the elderly and other vulnerable people at risk for abuse … Continue reading

  • A Letter From Fr. Thanh-Tai

    Dear Beloved Parishioners, Well, it’s not easy to write a good-bye letter to a community and its beautiful people whom I consider to be my “first love.” As it is my first priestly assignment to serve here at St. Bonaventure, your love, prayers and support have shown me how to become a better priest. During the four years that I have been here, I have learned so much. I have so many fond memories that I will keep throughout my priestly journey. I will especially remember running the LA Marathons to help in fund-raising for the renovation of the church. My legs still hurt. Before I leave St. Bonaventure to continue my priestly ministry at La Purisima in Orange, I would like to say THANK YOU from the … Continue reading

  • Divorced & Separated Support Groups

    The Ministry for the Divorced & Separated Support Groups • July 13 – October 5, 2016 St. Bonaventure Catholic Church will be hosting a 13-week program to support our brothers and sisters through the emotional pain of divorce and separation. The program run July 13 through October 5, 2016 on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Key challenges and unique family dynamics as a result of this unexpected journey will be addressed as well as a safe environment to share concerns and reconnect with understanding and a new hope. Open yourself up to experience healing and allow Jesus to restore your faith and renew your path. Donation is $35 to register at any time which includes book, journal, daily devotional and drop-in format for all groups. Call … Continue reading


Father's Corner

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus is praying and his disciples ask him to teach them to pray. (Luke 11:1-13) He teaches them the “Our Father.” This version is a little different from the one we usually pray which comes from the Gospel according to Matthew, that is, “Our Father, who art in heaven.” (Matthew 6:9-13) Let’s look at Luke’s version: Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread and forgive us our sins for we forgive everyone in debt to us, and do not subject us to the final test. Our starting point in prayer is to acknowledge that God’s name is holy. We must show respect and reverence as we address Almighty God. Remember … Continue reading

Building Our Future, Building Our Faith

Find out the latest information on what's happening and what's next and all of the ways that we are Building Our Future, Building Our Faith. ... Continue reading