The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude Prelude Modal                                               Jean Langlais Beautiful Savior                             Beautiful Savior, King of Creation,King of Creation, Son of God and Son of Man!Truly I’d love thee, truly I’d serve thee,Light of...
Intentional Time

Intentional Time

While spending time with my family on the biggest feasting day of the year, Thanksgiving, I had an epiphany. I realized that even though my mother lived in San Clemente, and I at the time lived in Vista, we only saw each other a handful of times in the year. This...
The Love of the Father

The Love of the Father

Life – it can be a challenge at times! In this earthly journey we walk through the full spectrum of ups and downs, joys and disappointments. Life is fluid, ever-changing, and unpredictable. It can take unexpected turns and open our eyes to things we’d perhaps rather...
The Eucharist Outside Church Buildings

The Eucharist Outside Church Buildings

As the Assistant for Pastoral Care,​ I would like to ​build ​aware​ness ​of an unnoticed but important ministry here at St. Michael’s by-the-Sea. This ministry is aimed at reaching out to members of our Church ​family ​who cannot attend ​Mass​ ​due to​illness or other...
Arr! VBS Shipwrecked be a Success!

Arr! VBS Shipwrecked be a Success!

During VBS, St. Michael’s welcomed around 70 children each day where they learned that Jesus rescues – when you’re lonely, when you worry, when you struggle, when you do wrong, and when you’re powerless. We shared modern-day and Biblical faith stories, played games,...