Reflections on the weekly gospel from our Pastoral Team.

The Weeds Among The Wheat

In today’s gospel, we hear about the parable of the weeds among the wheat.

Rooted in the Word

Today’s theme is that Jesus “speaks” in parables. Christianity is a religion rooted in “The Word.” The Word made flesh in Christ and the Word that is incarnated in every Christian. Hence, language is something more than an instrument of communication, it is a form of human communion.

See God In Action

Camp only lasted 5 days, but those moments will stay with us forever. Our Core Team learned many leadership skills and discovered that God is calling them to be light for this world. They also found out that Fr. Sal is a great dancer!

Celebrating Independence Day

Happy 4th of July! As we celebrate this day, let us remember that we would not gain or sustain independence without the sacrifice and hard work of our military service members. Therefore, this week I’d like to use a reflection that Father Steve Kuehn, OFM wrote for Veteran’s Day. I wanted to also inform you Read More

Fear No One

In the Gospel reading for this Sunday Jesus says, “Fear no one.” He tells us to keep our priorities straight. He tells us that we shouldn’t even be afraid of people who could kill us when we stand for his truth. “Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul.”

The Harvest Is Plentiful

This weekend, I invited Josue Hernandez to write a reflection for us. Josue was an altar server, youth and young adult leader, and member of the Pastoral Council in our parish. After his college graduation, he chose to serve as a missionary in other countries. My hope is that his story will inspire others, especially young people, to boldly respond to God’s call to serve others.

— Fr. Sam Nasada, OFM

What Exactly Happens At Mass?

Today’s feast is meant to help us grow in the understanding of the Eucharist and in our reverence for this great sacrament. We certainly need this reminder.

God Is Always With Us

From Our Pastor The readings for today remind us that God is always with us and always caring for us, no matter where we are or what our circumstances are. The first reading tells of how Peter and John went from Jerusalem to Samaria to pray with the people there and call down the Holy Read More

Unity in Diversity

From Our Associate Pastor I love today’s first reading from the Acts of the Apostles. The Hellenists complained to the Hebrews that their widows were being neglected in the distribution of resources. There seemed to be favoritism by the Hebrews since they still spoke the original language of Judaism instead of Greek (Hellas is another Read More

It’s Día del Niño! Children’s Day!

From Our Director of Religious Education Dear Children, Today we celebrate you! It’s Día del Niño! Children’s Day! In Mexico, children have a special holiday just for them (and it’s not Christmas, that’s about Jesus). Our parish celebrates it here in your honor. (En Español) In today’s readings, we heard Psalm 23, it’s about the Read More

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