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The Bible Timeline is a Great Adventure; Starts May 29th  

Do you want a better understanding of our faith, and a deeper relationship with God? Join us for The Bible Timeline Study.

The Bible Timeline is a Catholic Bible study by Jeff Cavins that takes you on a journey through the entire Bible and brings you deep into each period of salvation history, so that you can discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. Learn the larger context of what was going on in the Jewish faith and how the Jews understood events at that time. Find out what was going on in the world for each period of salvation history. The Bible Timeline has helped thousands of people to understand the Bible and deepen their relationship with Christ,

This come-when-you-can study of the Bible begins this May 29th in the St. Frances Cabrini Parish Center Living Room at 7:00 PM for 12 Tuesdays. No homework. No cost.

Rise Against Hunger in March

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, no age limit: There will be a Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging Event on Saturday, March 16th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with sign-in starting at 9:30 AM, in Essig Hall. Please join the Adams Family in this community event and help pack more than 10,000 meal kits for distribution in poor countries around the world. This is also a good opportunity for students who need community service hours. Lunch will be provided.
 
Register at: https://shn.secure.force.com/events/homepage?id=701f1000002zeeDAAQ

Taize Lenten Prayer Services in Church Begin March 20

Come join us during Lent for Taize Prayer Around the Cross 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM in the church. Wednesday, March 20; Wednesday, March 27; Monday, April 1, Monday, April 8.

 
The Taize (pronounced “teh-ZAY”) prayer service is from an interfaith community founded in Taize, France in 1940.
 
We’ll sing simple chants throughout the service (such as “Jesus, Remember Me”) and have a short reading from scripture followed by moments of silent reflection. There’s a period for your intercessory prayers after which we’ll pray the Our Father.
 
Near the end of service you’ll be invited to pray at the cross in whatever form you’re comfortable with kneeling, touching, or standing by the cross. Take all the time you need at the cross as you place your joys and concerns to Christ.
 
Watch a short example of a Taize service on the right See https://youtu.be/u9lYoWLJ27o

Virtus Training Live on Campus February 13 at 4:45 PM

A quick reminder that all Volunteers must have an active Shield the Vulnerable or Virtus Certificate in order to participate in the SFC 2019 Village House Program. If you do not wish to take the Virtus course on line, there will be a live certification on February 13 in the Church at 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM. Register for the live course at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS PREREQUISITES. PLEASE NOTE ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST:

Have attended an SFC Helping Others Village House Training Session in the past three years or attend a 2019 session as noted below.
February 24 10:45 AM to 12 :00 PM in Kelley Hall
February 26 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Kelley Hall
Register for training at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.

All Volunteers are required to review this Operational Manual in its entirety. See http://bit.ly/2SqLsgf

Volunteers including those who have previously undergone training should familiarize themselves with basic guidelines on guest interactions as explained in the five-minute video found at http://bit.ly/2S4HDNA.

As mandated by the Diocese of San Jose, all volunteers must undergo a background check in order to work with vulnerable adults. As such, all VOLUNTEERS NOT PREVIOUSLY finger printed must do so and submit a onetime only background check to SFC as mandated by the Diocese of San Jose’s Shielding the Vulnerable initiative. SFC will provide access to this service at no charge to Village House Volunteers on February 19th between 5:00 PM at 7:00 PM in Kelley Hall. Register for Finger Printing at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.
If you are unable to attend the February 19th session at SFC you can walk in or schedule an appointment with the Verify Group at verifygroup.com.Contact Susan Dias 408 761 2156 susan@verifygroup.com. The service is located at 262 East Hamilton in Campbell, CA 95008. To expedite your process and to avoid being charged for this service, please download, complete and bring the attached form found here with you to either location. See http://bit.ly/2RUZcjJ

All Volunteers must have completed and been certified in the Diocese of San Jose mandated Virtus Online Training Course (or Shield the Vulnerable) or certified at a live SFC Campus session as part of the Diocesan Shielding the Vulnerable initiative. If your Virtus or Shield the Vulnerable Safe Environment Certificate was issued prior to March 1, 2016 you must retake the certification found at virtus.org. First Time Registrants see https://bit.ly/2Jzw1yx .
Parishioners with existing Virtus Accounts see https://bit.ly/1ymFrf5.

As noted above, a live Virtus Training and Certification Course will be held on Campus on February 13 at 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM. Register for the live course at http://signup.com/go/xeonSEt.

The following training courses are required for adults who serve with youth and/or vulnerable adults. The VIRTUS® online training course Protecting God’s Children (PGC) is mandatory and must be renewed every three (3) years by both employees and volunteers (https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/). Volunteers and employees who serve in Homebound Ministries, or bringing the Eucharist to the sick, must take the PGC & Vulnerable Adults training course which also incorporates the Protecting God’s Children (PGC) training material.

All Volunteers must read, sign and return to the Parish Office the Diocesan mandated Volunteer Waiver form that holds the Diocese and SFC harmless during days when you Volunteer to work at Village House. The form can be accessed at https://bit.ly/2FBbpn2.

Annual Diocesan Appeal Underway; Cabrini Sets Goals for 2019

 The Annual Diocesan Appeal is underway.

In his letter to parishioners, Fr. Michael Hendrickson noted that “All monies that are collected over our parish goal…will be rebated directly back to our parish to use to pay for the Village House homeless shelter costs, and install new water mains for both parish and school this summer to replace our failing 50+ year old original mains. In 2018 our parish received a rebate of $47,000 that was used for the Village House homeless shelter we host at Cabrini and to offset part of the cost of the new gym floor. Even if you have not pledged in the past, please prayerfully consider supporting this mission.”

For a video iverview of ADA, see https://vimeo.com/314874427.

For more information download a brochure found here: https://www.dsj.org/…/upl…/2019/01/2019-ADA-Brochure1-3D.jpg