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Lay Director Message

Chris Basanese / Lay Director

Dear Friends

Cursillo is delighted to welcome our 20 new Cursillistas from the “This is Amazing Grace” weekend that was held this last weekend. Please greet them at Ultreyas and, if they call, welcome them to your 4th Days.

Please Welcome Our New Brothers:
Anthony Garcia
Bob Chain
Chris Silva
Darryl Fraser
Frank Castillo
Hans Lingens
Ike Grozier
James Brownell
James Sawaya
John Burrough
Joseph Siqueiros
Juan Lopez
Karlos Tapia
Kelly Robertson
Matt Helgeson
Patrick Garrison
Rick Regna
Steve Bogner
Terrance Hunter
Tony Lizut

As we rejoice over these new brothers let us not lose site of the fact the Spring Women’s Cursillo will be beginning in just a little over a week on Thursday April 19, 2018.

As with the Men, the Women will be having Mananitas, on Sunday April 22 as well as the Potluck at Holy Family community center 6PM.

Look for lists of candidate and team members for the Women’s weekend here on the website – CURRENT WOMENS WEEKEND

I hope to see you all at the School of Leaders this Thursday (4/12) at 7pm at St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church.
Know that you are in my prayers each day. Have a great week.

De Colores
Chris Basanese
Lay Director

April – School of Leaders

Date: 4/12/18 – Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Please join our April School of Leaders at St Thomas of Canterbury.  1522 McCoy Ave, San Jose, CA 95130

We will share the process and liturgy how we discern  Rectoras and Rectors for our weekends.  Fr Joe Kim will discuss the spiritual side of discernment and Sue Wicklebleck, Lee Panic, and Rita Russo will share the process, requirements, and the liturgy that make up the discernment process.  All Cursillstas  are invited, especially those called to discern.

The Process and Liturgy How We Discern

April – Ultreya

Come visit with the men just down off the hill

Date: 4/26/18 – Time: 6:45-9:00pm

Join our New Brothers and Sisters in Christ at our Ultreya on April 26th at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church Hall  4950 Mitty Way, San Jose, CA 95129.

The ‘This is Amazing Grace’ Men’s Weekend will be hosting the evening. Come hear the witness talks of those men who just made their weekend.

Our guest speakers are members of our own Cursillo Community who have embraced Kairos. They will be presenting on the Kairos movement and how we can each support their phenomenal work…maybe even expand our own faith journey in the process!

The Discernment

Date: 5/3/18 Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Come be a part of the next fall Rector and Rectora discernment process. All are welcome.  We are meeting Thursday (5/3/2018) at 7PM, Location is Santa Teresa Parish Community Center.  — All Cursillistas are encouraged to attend.

2018 Fall Rector and Rectoras Discernment

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Inspirational Quotes

“Faith is to believe what you do not see. The reward of faith is to see what you believe.”

St. Augustine

“Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again: for forgiveness has risen from the grave!”

St. John Chrysostom

“Mary, who is the Virgin Most Pure, is also the Refuge of Sinners. She knows what sin is, not by the experience of its fall, not by tasting its bitter regrets, but by seeing what it did to her Divine Son.”

Venerable Fulton Sheen

“Know that the greatest service that man can offer to God is to help convert souls.”

St. Rose of Lima

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