Basic Information

Mass Location: St. Mary Magdalen Chapel, 2532 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93010
Mass Time: Sunday 10 a.m. (check parish website bulletin for special feastdays which may be different)
Confessions: 9:00-9:45 a.m. - see schedule below
Contact: latin.mass.smm@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The Litmus Test

Irene and Bill Grimm
Our parents were a warm blanket and a hair shirt to us

The following came in an email to Cal Catholic on July 1, written by Anita Zepeda, one of the 17 Grimm children, raised in Pasadena, most of whom graduated from Thomas Aquinas College.

I ordinarily set no store by the idea of planetary influence on our lives, but obviously the Magi did, so I will just say I would not be surprised if the conjunction of Venus and Jupiter this month did indeed have something to do with Grandpa Bill and our family Summer of Love. I have been watching these planets draw nearer and nearer through a string of lovely Southern California evenings, musing a lot about my recently deceased father and his countercultural life.  Read more...