From San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy

The abortion law recently passed in the state of New York constitutes a new and frightening chapter in our nation’s searing ongoing debate about how to balance the God-given rights of unborn children with the legitimate effort to mitigate the suffering of pregnant women in very difficult circumstances. The exuberant celebrations that accompanied the signing […]

The Season of Lent is at Hand!

This last Sunday in the winter section of Ordinary Time means that the Season of Lent is at hand! This week, we begin this holy season on Ash Wednesday. Today will be the last Sunday we will hear the Alleluia until Easter time and except for the Feasts of St. Joseph on March 19th and […]

Bulletin for 3-03-2019

INSIDE: The Season of Lent brings forth some of the most beautiful and tangible devotions of our Catholic Faith. – Fr. Vince, (pg. 3)

It’s Here! Ash Wednesday, March 6th

ON ASH WEDNESDAY…each will be marked with ashes in the shape of a cross on their foreheads. ON ASH WEDNESDAY… we will remember that God is with us in the everyday places and moments of life. ON ASH WEDNESDAY… The ashes bear witness to the love and mercy of God. Ash Wednesday is, without question, […]

Eucharistic Adoration – What is it? What do I do?

“The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth. Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with Him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth.” Saint Teresa of […]

Remember the Golden Rule

Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain continues today as he teaches his disciples to love their enemies and bless those who curse them. His wisdom turns the way the disciples are used to relating to people upside down. In conveying his wisdom, Jesus attempts to distinguish what is required of his followers from the way sinners […]

Bulletin for 2-24-2019

INSIDE: Jesus’ disciples are to extend mercy in the same manner in which the Father does. We remember The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.” ‐ Fr. Vince (pg. 3)

Ash Wednesday Liturgies

Lent is a time for us to voluntarily choose to do penance and mortification as an expression of gratitude to God for what Christ did for us through His Own Suffering and Death. It is an attempt to respond to the love that He so willingly gave to us. Ashes will be distributed at all of the following: 6:30 […]

Calling Young Families and Couples!

Sunday, February 24, 2019,  2 ‐ 4 PM St. Francis Hall Our Parish wants to know how to better serve you!  Please join us for an informational and ‘brainstorming” session to discuss how we can better minister to young families and couples,  with or without children, in our Parish. It will be a chance to meet people, help your […]

Level Ground With the People

Today’s Gospel is taken from the first portion of Luke’s Sermon on the Plain in chapter 6. This is similar teaching to St. Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount. One difference is the geography: Matthew sets the sermon on a mountain to portray that Jesus is the new Moses; Luke sets the sermon on the plain—the […]