Messages from the Pastor


February 11, 2024 - Pastor Message 02/10/2024

“On the twenty-fourth day of this month, the Israelites gathered together fasting and in sackcloth, their heads covered with dust. Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all who were of foreign extraction, then stood forward and confessed

February 4, 2024 - Pastor Message 02/03/2024

“Working together, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says: ‘In an acceptable time I heard you, and on the day of salvation I helped you.’ Behold, now is a very acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation

December 24, 2023 - Pastor Message 12/23/2023

“Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. While they were there, the

August 20, 2023 - Pastor Message 08/19/2023

“Therefore I prayed, and prudence was given to me; I pleaded, and the spirit of Wisdom came to me. I preferred her to scepter and throne, and deemed riches nothing in comparison with her, nor did I liken any priceless gem to her, because all gold, in vi

July 2, 2023 - Pastor Message 07/01/2023

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments

June 25, 2023 - Pastor Message 06/24/2023

“The number of men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not negligible. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity. Every si

June 11, 2023 - Pastor Message 06/10/2023

“Then Jesus returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. He said to Peter, ‘Were you not able to keep watch with me for one hour?’” (Matthew 26:40).

May 14, 2023 - Pastor Message 05/13/2023

“Then the angel said to Mary, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High, and the Lord will

April 16, 2023 - Pastor Message 04/15/2023

“Then I saw standing in the midst of the throne and the four living creatures and the elders a Lamb that seemed to have been slain...Each of the elders held a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the holy ones. They sang a n

April 9, 2023 - Pastor Message 04/08/2023

“Mary of Magdala ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them, ‘They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put him’ … For they did not yet understand the Scripture that he had to

March 12, 2023 - Pastor Message 03/11/2023

x“On the twenty-fourth day of this month, the Israelites gathered together fasting and in sackcloth, their heads covered with dust. Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all who were of foreign extraction, then stood forward and confessed

January 8, 2023 - Pastor Message 01/07/2023

Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage” (Matthew 2:2).

November 27, 2022 - Pastor Message 11/26/2022

“In those days John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying , ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!’ It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he said, ‘A voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘Pre

November 20, 2022 - Pastor Message 11/19/2022

“Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation. Let us greet him with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing psalms to him. For the Lord is a great God, and a great king above all gods” (Psalm 95:1-3).

November 13, 2022 - Pastor Message 11/12/2022

“The disciples approached Jesus privately and said, ‘Tell us, when will this happen, and what sign will there be of your coming and of the end of the age?’ Jesus said to them in reply, ‘See that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name,

November 6, 2022 -Pastor Message 11/05/2022

“Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore, whoever wishes to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you suppose it is for nothing that the Scriptures say: ‘God yearns jealously for the spirit that h

October 30, 2022 - Pastor Message 10/29/2022

“As we adore you, O God, who alone are holy and wonderful in all your Saints, we implore your grace, so that, coming to perfect holiness in the fullness of your love, we may pass from this pilgrim table to the banquet of our heavenly homeland.”

October 23, 2022 - Pastor Message 10/22/2022

“Be still, sad heart! And cease repining; behind the clouds is the sun still shining; thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life some rain must fall” (Excerpt from The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow).

October 16, 2022 - Pastor Message 10/15/2022

“What is Apollos, after all, and what is Paul? Ministers through whom you became believers, just as the Lord assigned each one. I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused the growth. Therefore, neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anythi

October 9, 2022 - Pator Message 10/08/2022

“Pilate went back into the praetorium and summoned Jesus and said to him, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’...Jesus answered, ‘My kingdom does not belong to this world. If my kingdom did belong to this world, my attendants would be fighting to keep

October 2, 2022 - Pastor Message 10/01/2022

“Jesus said again, ‘A thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it more abundantly’” (John 10:10).

September 25, 2022 - Pator Message 09/24/2022

“Every scribe who has been instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like the head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old” (Matthew 13:52).

August 14, 2022 - Pastor Message 08/13/2022

“Therefore I prayed, and prudence was given to me; I pleaded, and the spirit of Wisdom came to me. I preferred her to scepter and throne, and deemed riches nothing in comparison with her, nor did I liken any priceless gem to her, because all gold, in vi

August 7, 2022 - Pastor Message 08/06/2022

“A report reached David that the men of Jabesh-gilead had buried Saul. So David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them: ‘May you be blessed by the Lord for having done this kindness to your lord, Saul, in burying him. And now may

July 31, 2022 - Pastor Message 07/30/2022

“A report reached David that the men of Jabesh-gilead had buried Saul. So David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them: ‘May you be blessed by the Lord for having done this kindness to your lord, Saul, in burying him. And now may

July 3, 2022 - Pastor Message 07/02/2022

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments

Pastor Message 06/25/2022

“The number of men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not negligible. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity. Every si

June 12, 2022 - Pastor Message 06/11/2022

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19).

May 22, 2022 - Pastor Message 05/21/2022

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind,

May 15, 2022 - Pastor Message 05/14/2022

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil. When someone strikes your right cheek, turn the other one to him as well. If anyone wants to go

April 30, 2022 - Pastor Message 04/30/2022

THE YEAR OF HEALING MENTAL HEALTH “Rejoice in the Lord always, I shall say it again, rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. The Lord is near. Have no anxiety at all, but in all things by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests

April 24, 2022 - Pastor Message 04/23/2022

“Encourage souls to say the chaplet which I have given you...Whoever will recite it will receive great mercy at the hour of death...Priests will recommend it to sinners as their last hope of salvation. Even if there were a sinner most hardened, if he we

April 17, 2022 - Pastor Message 04/17/2022

“At daybreak on the first day of the week the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were puzzling ove

March 12, 2022 - Pastor Message 03/12/2022

“Bless the Lord, my soul; all my being bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, my soul; and do not forget all his gifts, who pardons all your sins, and heals all your ills, who redeems your life from the pit, and crowns you with mercy and compassion, who f

March 5, 2022 - Pastor Message 03/05/2022

“Are  there  people  sick  among  you?  Let  them send  for  the  priests  of  the  Church  and  let  the priests  pray  over  them,  anointing  them  with oil  in  the  name  of  the  Lord.  The  prayer  of faith  will 

February 19, 2022 - Pastor Message 02/19/2022

“The sacraments of Christian initiation Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist lay the foundations of every Christian life… The faithful are born anew by Baptism, strengthened by the sacrament of Confirmation, and receive in the Eucharist the food o

January 16, 2022 - Pastor Message 01/16/2022

This week we mark two events that call us to overcome division and work for greater unity in the Church and in the world: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 17), and the National Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Unborn (January 22).

January 8, 2022 - Pastor Message 01/08/2022

“Beloved: The grace of God has appeared, saving all and training us to reject godless ways and worldly desires and to live temperately, justly, and devoutly in this age, as we await the blessed hope, the appearance of the glory of our great God and savi

January 1, 2022 - Pastor Message 01/01/2022

“Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage” (Matthew 2:2).

December 24, 2021 - Pastor Message 12/25/2021

“On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree” (THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS).

November 26, 2021 - Pastor Message 11/27/2021

“O  come,  thou  Wisdom  from  on high, who  ord’rest  all  things mightily;  to  us  the  path  of knowledge  show,  and  teach  us  in her  ways  to  go”  (O  COME,  O COME EMMANUEL). 

November 21, 2021 - Pastor Message 11/20/2021

“Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation. Let us greet him with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing psalms to him. For the Lord is a great God, and a great king above all gods” (Psalm 95:1-3).

November 14, 2021 - Pastor Message 11/14/2021

“From the beginning the Church has honored the memory of the dead and offered prayers in suffrage for them, above all the Eucharistic sacrifice, so that, thus purified, they may attain the beatific vision of God. The Church also commends almsgiving, ind

October 31, 2021 - Pastor Message 10/31/2021

“As we adore you, O God, who alone are holy and wonderful in all your Saints, we implore your grace, so that, coming to perfect holiness in the fullness of your love, we may pass from this pilgrim table to the banquet of our heavenly homeland.”

October 24, 2021 - Pastor Message 10/23/2021

“Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, behold your son.’ Then he said to

September 5, 2021 - Pastor Message 09/04/2021

THE MASS EXPLAINED PART 3: THE LITURGY OF THE WORD “The Word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart” (He

August 29, 2021 - Pastor Message 08/28/2021

THE MASS EXPLAINED PART 2: THE INTRODUCTORY RITES “”The mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills. All nations shall stream toward it; many peoples shall come and say, ‘Come, let us climb

August 15, 2021 - Pastor Message 08/14/2021

“I am writing you this not to shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved children. Even if you should have countless guides to Christ, yet you do not have many fathers, for I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel. Therefore, I urge you

August 7, 2021 - Pastor Message 08/07/2021

“Jesus went around to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and curing every disease and illness. At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity for them for they were troubled and ab

August 1, 2021 - Pastor Message 08/01/2021

“Jesus said, ‘If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free’” (John 8:31-32).

July 11, 2021 - Pastor Message 07/11/2021

“Jesus said to all, ‘Whoever wishes to be my disciple must deny himself, take up his cross each day, and follow me. Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it’” (Luke 9:23-24)

July 4, 2021 - Pastor Message 07/03/2021

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,

June 26, 2021 - Pastor Message 06/26/2021

“There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens” (Ecclesiastes 3:1).

June 6, 2021 - Pastor Message 06/06/2021

THE YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH CHRISTIAN FATHERHOOD “Jesus next went to his native place and spent his time teaching in their synagogue. They were filled with amazement and said to one another, ‘Where did this man get such wisdom and miraculous powers? Isn’

January 24, 2021 - Pastor Message 01/23/2021

“Where do the wars and where do the conflicts among you come from? Is it not from your passions that make war within your members? You covet but do not possess. You kill and envy but you cannot obtain; you fight and wage war. You do not possess because

January 9, 2021 - Pastor Message 01/09/2021

On December 8th, Pope Francis officially declared 2021 the Year of St. Joseph, a time for the whole Church to reflect on Joseph’s example and entrust ourselves to his patronage.

January 3, 2021 01/02/2021

“Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage” (Matthew 2:2).

December 6, 2020 12/05/2020

THE ‘O ANTIPHONS’ PART 2: O LORD & O ROOT OF JESSE “O come, O come, thou Lord of might, who to thy tribes on Sinai’s height in ancient times didst give the Law, in cloud and majesty and awe.” “O come, thou Rod of Jesse’s stem, from

November 29, 2020 - Pastor Mesage 11/28/2020

“O come, thou Wisdom from on high, who ord’rest all things mightily; to us the path of knowledge show, and teach us in her ways to go” (O COME, O COME EMMANUEL).

November 21, 2020 - Pastor Message 11/21/2020

“Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus” Philippians 4:6.

November 8, 2020 - Pastor Message 11/07/2020

“The disciples approached Jesus privately and said, ‘Tell us, when will this happen, and  what  sign  will  there  be  of  your coming and of the end of the age?’ Jesus said to them in reply, ‘See that no one deceives you. For many will com

November 1, 2020 - Pastor Message 11/01/2020

“As you hedge round your vineyard with thorns, set barred doors over your mouth. As you seal up your silver and gold, so balance and weigh your words. Take care not to slip by your tongue and fall victim to your foe waiting in ambush” (Sirach 28:2426)

October 24, 2020 - Pastor Message 10/24/2020

“Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, behold your son.’ Then he said to

October 11, 2020 - Pastor Message 10/11/2020

“Pilate went back into the praetorium and summoned Jesus and said to him, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’...Jesus answered,

October 4, 2020 - Pastor Message 10/03/2020

“Jesus said again, ‘A thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it more abundantly’” (John 10:10).

September 12, 2020 - Pastor Message 09/12/2020

“Jesus said in reply, ‘Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and cling to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh?’ So they are

September 5, 2020 - Pastor Message 09/05/2020

We are living in a very scary time. With COVID19, wildfires and hurricanes, and civil violence and unrest, our whole country is full of anxiety and fear. No doubt, this same emotional insecurity is affecting our children as they enter into the already dau

August 29, 2020 - Pastor Message 08/29/2020

We have been discussing intergenerational discipleship during the month of August, how each generation is called by God to serve his plan for salvation and how we are all called to support each other across generational divides in our respective missions.

August 22, 2020 - Pastor Message 08/22/2020

Minister: In asking for baptism for your child, you are undertaking the responsibility of raising him/her in the faith, so that, keeping God’s commandments, he/she may love the Lord and his/her neighbor as Christ has taught us. Do you understand this re

August 16, 2020 - Pastor Message 08/16/2020

“And Jesus answered, ‘Then every scribe who has been instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like the head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old’” (Matthew 13:52)

August 8, 2020 - Pastor Message 08/08/2020

“Then children were brought to Jesus that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked them, but Jesus said, ‘Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these’” (Matthew 19:

July 26, 2020 - Pastor Message 07/26/2020

“The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while’” (Mark 6:3031).

July 11, 2020 - Pastor Message 07/11/2020

“Be subject to every human institution for the Lord’s sake, whether it be to the king as supreme or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the approval of those who do good. For it is the will of God that by doing good you may

June 28, 2020 - Pastor Message 06/28/2020

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son so that all who believe in him might not perish but might have eternal life” (John 3:16).

June 14, 2020 - Pastor Message 06/13/2020

“While they were eating, Jesus took  bread,  said  the  blessing, broke  it,  and  giving  it  to  his disciples said, ‘Take and eat, this is  my  body.’  Then  he  took  the cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, ‘Drink fr

June 7, 2020 Pastor Message 06/07/2020

“In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills. All nations shall stream toward it; many peoples shall come and say: ‘Come, let us climb the Lord’s mountain, to the house o

May 31, 2020 - Pastor Message 05/31/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (CONCLUSION) “I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingly power: proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is conve

May 24, 2020 - Pastor Message 05/24/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (CONT.) “First of all, then, I ask that supplications, prayers, petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for everyone, for kings, and for all in authority, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all d

May 17, 2020 - Pastor Message 05/17/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (CONT.) “Then Jesus’ mother and brothers came to him but were unable to join him because of the crowd. He was told, ‘Your mother and your brothers are standing outside and wish to see you.’ He said to

May 9, 2020 - Pastor Message 05/09/2020

 “The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.’ People were coming and going in great numbers, and they had no opportunity even

May 3, 2020 - Pastor Message 05/03/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (CONT.) “Whoever  enters  the  sheepfold through the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens it for him, and the sheep hear his voice, as he calls his own sheep by  name  and  leads 

April 26, 2020 - Pastor Message 04/26/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP“ Jesus summoned his disciples and said, ‘You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and the great ones make their authority over them felt. But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoev

April 18, 2020 - Pastor Message 04/18/2020

In this weekly column, I typically offer my own reflection on important themes in our faith. Throughout this year, I have been reflecting on the theme of discipleship, what it means to be a disciple of Christ. From the very beginning, when Christ called t

April 11, 2020 - Pastor Message 04/12/2020

“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, ‘This month shall stand at the head of your calendar; you shall reckon it the first month of the year. Tell the whole community of Israel: On the tenth of this month every one of your families mu

April 5, 2020 - Pastor Message 04/04/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP RECONCILIATION (CONCLUSION) “God, the Father of mercies, through the death and resurrection of his Son, has reconciled the world to himself and sent the Holy Spirit among us for the forgiveness of sins. Through the ministry of

March 29, 2020 - Pastor Message 03/29/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP RECONCILIATION (CONT.) “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful” (James 5:16).

March 22, 2020 - Pastor Message 03/22/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP RECONCILIATION (CONT.) “He was pierced for our offenses, crushed for our sins; upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole; by his stripes we were healed. We had all gone astray like sheep, each following his own way, but

March 15, 2020 - Pastor Message 03/15/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP RECONCILIATION (CONT.) “Then Peter approaching Jesus asked him, ‘Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven

March 8, 2020 - Pastor Message 03/08/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP RECONCILIATION “After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: ‘This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.’ As he passed by the Sea

March 1, 2020 - Pastor Message 03/01/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP COLLABORATION (CONCLUSION) “When the news [of Jonah’s warning] reached the king if Nineveh, he rose from his throne, laid aside his robes, covered himself in sackcloth, and laid in ashes. Then he had this proclaimed throughout

February 23, 2020 - Pastor Message 02/23/2020

THE YEAR OF DISCIPLESHIP COLLABORATION (CONT.) “If there is any encouragement in Christ, any solace in love, any participation in the Spirit, any compassion and mercy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, with the same love, united in heart, thi

November 24, 2019 - Pastor Message 11/24/2019

“Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation. Let us greet him with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing psalms to him. For the Lord is a great God, and a great king above all gods” (Psalm 95:13).

November 17, 2019 11/17/2019

“God does great things beyond our knowing; wonders past our searching out. For he says to the snow, ‘Fall to the earth’; likewise to his heavy, drenching rain. He shuts up all mankind indoors; the wild beasts take cover and remain quietly in their d

November 10, 2019 - Pastor Message 11/10/2019

“From the beginning the Church has honored the memory of the dead and offered prayers in suffrage for them, above all the Eucharistic sacrifice, so that, thus purified, they may attain the beatific vision of God. The Church also commends almsgiving, ind

November 3, 2019 - Pastor Message 11/03/2019

The month of November is traditionally a time when we as Catholics remember and pray for the faithful departed. It therefore provides a good opportunity for us to reflect on the mystery of death and how and why we pray for those who have died.

October 27, 2019 - Pastor Message 10/27/2019

Halloween fast approaches, the holiday loved by children who have a sweet tooth and despised by adults who consider it a celebration of paganism, but is that really the case? Is Halloween an exercise in pagan idolatry, or is there something more to it? A

October 20, 2019 - Pastor Message 10/20/2019

“What is Apollos, after all, and what is Paul? Ministers through whom you became believers, just as the Lord assigned each one. I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused the growth. Therefore, neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anythi

Pastor Message - October 13, 2019 10/13/2019

“Now who is going to harm you if you are enthusiastic for what is good? But even if you should suffer because of righteousness, blessed are you. Do not be afraid or terrified with fear of them, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready

Pastor Message - September 29, 2019 09/29/2019

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always to the end of the age” (Matth

July 14, 2019 - Pastor Message 07/14/2019

THE YEAR OF PRAYER PART 20: THE LORD’S PRAYER (CONT.) “Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name” (Matthew 6:9).

July 7, 2019 - Pastor Message 07/07/2019

THE YEAR OF PRAYER PART 19: THE LORD’S PRAYER “Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray as John taught his disciples’” (Luke 11:1).

June 16, 2019 - Pastor Message 06/16/2019

The purpose of all prayer is ultimately greater communion with God. God has given us no greater way to do this than through the gift of the Body and Blood of his Son in the Eucharist.

Pastor Message - June 9, 2019 06/09/2019

“When the disciples had gathered together, they asked Jesus, ‘Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?’ He answered them, ‘It is not for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has established by his own authorit

June 2, 2019 - Pastors Message 06/02/2019

“I recognized that there is nothing better than to be glad and to do well during life. For every man, moreover, to eat and drink and enjoy the fruit of all his labor is a gift of God” (Ecclesiastes 3:12 13)

May 19, 2019 - Pastor Message 05/19/2019

 “Then the angel said to Mary, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High, and the Lord wil

May 12, 2019 - Pastor Message 05/12/2019

“Honor your father and your mother, that you may have a long life in the land which the Lord, your God, is giving you” (Exodus 20:12).

May 5, 2019 Pastors Message 05/05/2019

“When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved, he said to his mother,  ‘Woman,  behold  your  son.’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘Behold, your mother.’ And from that hour the disciple took her into his home” (John 19:2627).

April 28, 2019 - Pastor Message 04/28/2019

“Encourage souls to say the chaplet which I have given you...Whoever will recite it will receive great mercy at the hour of death...Priests will recommend it to sinners as their last hope of salvation. Even if there were a sinner most hardened, if he we

April 21, 2019 - Pastor Message 04/21/2019

“At daybreak on the first day of the week the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were puzzling ove

April 14, 2019 - Pastor Message 04/14/2019

“With all prayer and supplication, pray at every opportunity in the Spirit. To that end, be watchful with all perseverance and supplication for all the holy ones” (Ephesians 6:18). The term “chaplet” refers to a string of beads used to keep track

April 7, 2019 - Pastor Message 04/07/2019

“All these devoted themselves with one accord to prayer, together with some women, and Mary, the mother of Jesus, and his brothers” (Acts 1:14).

March 31, 2019 - Pastor Message 03/31/2019

“Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her; rejoice greatly with her, all you who mourn over her” (Isaiah 66:10).

March 3, 2019 - Pastor Message 03/03/2019

“On the twenty-fourth day of this month, the Israelites gathered together fasting and in sackcloth, their heads covered with dust. Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all who were of foreign extraction, then stood forward and confessed

November 18, 2018 11/18/2018

Our prayers of thanksgiving also help us to develop a thankful attitude.

April 1, 2018 - Pastor Message 04/01/2018

Our Pastoral Plan’s first anniversary, provides a good opportunity to take a step back and examine our efforts to see the progress that we have made toward our priorities in the service of our parish mission.