Dear Friends …

Our Cursillo community is delighted to welcome our 22 new Cursillistas from the “The Glorious Unfolding” weekend that was just held this past weekend. Please greet them at Ultreyas and, if they are called, please welcome them to your 4th Days.

Our new sisters are …

Amy Dunahoo
Arline Mix
Bernadette Dunham
Dora Hyson
Frieda Flocchini
Jan Pfiffner
Juana Tomas
Kelsey Grozier
Linda Cleveland
Maggie Gould
Margarita DeAvila
Marry Mathews
Martha Espiritu
Megan Saulsbury
Nancy Molnar
Nicole Ruiz
Robin Kahn
Shannon Gregory
Susan Pirrone
Susan Spellman
Tanya Ivanov
Tess Eckert

Upcoming Events …

At the potluck on Sunday, I mentioned some upcoming events. I invite the community and our new Cursillistas to attend each of these.

Fall 2019 Rector & Rectora Discernment

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
7:00PM to 9:00PM

Saint Christopher Catholic Church (Walsh Hall)
2278 Booksin Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
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Join your fellow Cursillistas for an evening to gather and pray for qualified candidates discerning to serve as the next Rector and Rectora. The evening with begin with an opening ceremony with song and prayer before the candidates meet with a facilitator in a private room. During the discernment, the community continues to pray for the Holy Spirit’s guidance through scripture, song, prayer, and meditation. We will end the evening with offering our prayer and ‘De Colores’.

If you know someone who is a qualified candidate and is interested in discerning, please reach out to  us.

If you can, please RSVP via Facebook Event.

May Ultreya

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:45PM to 9:00PM

Santa Teresa Parish
794 Calero Avenue
San Jose, CA 95123
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Join your fellow Cursillistas for an evening of good food (potluck), great friends, sharing, encouraging music, and fellowship. The evening will begin with social time from 6:45pm – 7pm, followed by prayer, meditation, sharing in small groups, witness speakers, and a keynote speaker. The keynote speaker will be a follow up on Human Trafficking. We will end the evening with offering our individual petitions as prayer and a rousing version of ‘De Colores’.

The Spring 2018 Men’s Team by Marty Dale will be hosting.

If you can, please RSVP via Facebook Event.

May School of Leaders

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
6:45PM to 9:00PM

Location TBD
Stay tuned!

Join your fellow Cursillistas for an evening to gather and strengthen our faith journey. The evening will begin with social time from 6:45pm-7pm, followed by a talk by one of our priests, deacons, or religious, and then followed by a talk on a technical aspect of Cursillo. We will end the evening with offering our prayer and ‘De Colores’.

Theme: ???
Doctrinal Talk: ???
Technique: ???
Location: ???

If you can, please RSVP via Facebook Event.

Lay Director Discernment

Thursday, June 6, 2019
7:00PM to 9:00PM

Saint Thomas of Canterbury
1522 McCoy Avenue
San Jose, CA 95130
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Please join other Cursillistas as we pray over the candidates who will be discerning to become Lay Director for the Cursillo Movement (English) of the Diocese of San Jose.

If you can, please RSVP via Facebook Event.

I hope to see you all, especially the new Cursillistas, at each of these events. The events are a great opportunity to see your friends while making new ones. Please join us!

In Conclusion …

Look for further information on these and other events by going to our website www.sanjoecursillo.org.

Know that you are all in my prayers everyday.

Blessings,
Chris Basanese
Lay Director