Missionaries of Mercy
Paul’s back! After last week’s “violent abuse,” opponents organized a lynch mob that beat Paul nearly to death. But call Paul the “energizing evangelist,” transforming deadly cruelty into life-giving zeal. Paul’s past courage should inspire our commitment; Revelation’s future “new heaven, new earth” should inspire our optimism. But Revelation’s present assurance, “Behold, God’s dwelling is with the human race,” should challenge us to become “missionaries of mercy.” Because Pope Francis declared that the Church’s credibility is completely dependent on our showing unconditional mercy. Mercy, said Francis, makes the Church, the world, and everyone young again, reawakened to life’s noblest virtues. Fittingly, in today’s Gospel Jesus reinforces that theme: “This is how all will know you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
- On Sunday, June 2, 2019, the Italian Catholic Federation of St. Dunstan will celebrate its 29h Anniversary in the Parish Center, with a Spaghetti and Meatball dinner at 5:00pm. The dinner includes salad, dessert and wine for $25 per person. All are invited. Send reservation check to Rose Morando, 706 Clearfield Dr., Millbrae, CA 94030.
- St. Dunstan’s T.E.R.E.S.A. Committee will be collecting baby items for the UCSF Neo Natal/Intensive Care Unit from Monday, May 13th through Monday May 20th, 2019. You can help by bringing one of the following items to St. Dunstan’s Catholic Church Rectory between 8:30 am - 4 pm (Monday through Friday) from May 13th—May 20th, 2019.
- Items Desperately Needed (all items must be new):
- Size 0-12 months ~ onesies, sweaters, sleepers, jackets, pants, socks, receiving blankets, booties, blankets, hats.
- Boys Clothes & White Outfits (NB 1-10 lbs) to be used for Baptisms ~ especially needed.
- Target Gift Cards ~ Given to Families for Car Seats.
- Gas Gift Cards—Given to Families to use for visits.
Your support is always appreciated!