June 14-16, 2000
    vol. 11, no. 121



Events that happened this weekend in Church History

Mission San Diego de Alcala    This weekend we commemorate on Sunday the 231st anniversary of the founding of the first mission in California by Blessed Junipero Serra in 1769. He founded Mission San Diego de Alcala on a hillside in what is today Mission Valley in the central section of San Diego County. It is still very vibrant today, serving as an active parish with a museum and daily Mass as well as a school, the Spanish adobe structures are just as they were in the eighteenth century and have been maintained by the Franciscans until recently when the Diocese of San Diego took over the Mission, a stone's throw, so to speak from the stadium that houses the team named after the Fransiscans - the San Diego Padres. For other time capsule events that happened this weekend in Church history, see MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

For our Foreign editions, we still need translators!!!



    We have had a few translators who have volunteered their help, and are pretty well set to launch a Spanish edition in August. However we need others to come forward for Italian, Portuguese, French, German and Russian so we wll have at least two translators for each language in order not to put a burden on one person but spread the workload out. Once we have translators in place in order to polish the text to offer the DAILY CATHOLIC in these languages as it should be represented, we will launch, at first, a weekly edition in each of those languages which will be called the "Best of the DAILY CATHOLIC" for the past week. It will include the top news stories, features and timely columns along with the liturgy, devotions, and Church history timetable for the coming week. We are presently planning to debut Diario Cattolico on the Vigil of the Solemnity of the Assumption.

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Coming Monday:

  • Another pertinent editorial in CATHOLIC PewPOINT

  • Second installment of Cyndi Cain's column SYMPHONY OF SUFFERING

  • The 185th installment on the treasures of the great Deposit of Faith in our daily series APPRECIATING THE PRECIOUS GIFT OF OUR FAITH

  • Time Capsules in Church History focusing on July 17-18th.

  • Another gem from SIMPLY SHEEN

  • DAILY LITURGY for Weekday in Ordinary Time on Monday and Tuesday plus the Feast of Saint Camillus de Lellis on Tuesday.

  • ...and much more in our 122nd issue for 2000!

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