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From the Pastor’s Desk, September 23, 2018

Peace and all good! In our Gospel today, Jesus gives the second prediction of his Passion, Death and Resurrection. Once again, the disciples do not understand what Jesus is talking about. And out of fear, they do not question him about it. Rather, the disciples argue about who’s the greatest and Jesus teaches them that […]

From the Pastor’s Desk: Sunday, September 09, 2018

In today’s Gospel, Jesus fulfills Isaiah’s words and heals a deaf man with a speech impediment. In Jesus, the deaf hear and the mute speak. Jesus opens our lives to the gift of salvation he offers. Time after time, he astonishes us, like he did the crowds centuries ago. Will we proclaim him as they […]

Feast of the Archangels

On Thursday, September 27th, we celebrate the Feast of the Archangels: Gabriel: God is my Strength; Michael: Who is as God; Raphael: God is my Health. In the Parish Library, you’ll find that the Catholic Source Book has some interesting information on angels for you to learn. Angels & Devils‐ J. Cruz answers over seventy‐six questions […]

Who is Fr. Tommy King, OFM?

Did you know? -Fr. Tommy just celebrated 25 years of Franciscan Priesthood in February 2018. -has seven siblings-loves soccer (ask him about his Manchester United shirt!)-has served as a full-time Franciscan Missionary in the Peruvian Amazon and                Guatemala-loves San Francisco Giants Baseball  Currently, Fr. Tommy is serving at the Casa […]

Bulletin for September 23, 2018

VIEW BULLETIN INSIDE: “In a special way you and all your intentions were remembered at all of our Masses and prayers…Thank you too for praying for us!”   – Fr. Vince (Pg. 3)

Stock the Pantry!

Our parish food pantry shelves are nearly bare.   Can you imagine Social Outreach with empty shelves?  Join us in our efforts to stock the pantry!   Going shopping this week?  Take action by buying a few “extras” to help restock our pantry with boxes of cereal, cans of soup, canned corn, jars of jelly, canned tuna, spam, […]

Bishop McElroy Announces Listening Sessions with the Faithful

To accomplish genuine reform, Bishop McElroy will hold eight listening sessions throughout the diocese. These meetings will focus on seeking input from people in the pews on the pathway to such reform, listening to those who have been victimized by clerical sexual abuse either directly or in their families, and praying for God’s grace to […]

From the Associate Pastor’s Desk

Today in the gospel reading, we hear Jesus ask his apostles, “Who do they say that I am?” Peter replies, “You are the Christ.” After this answer, he begins to explain to them the meaning of “Christ,” as the revelation of the mystery and the path of his own mission, inspired by the figure of […]

Bulletin for September 16, 2018

view bulletin INSIDE:“…Christian faith is not to believe in something but in someone…the point of our  faith is to discover Jesus, to seriously commit to Christ, and to live his gospel and put our faith into practice.”   ‐ Fr. Francisco (Pg. 3)

Compassion

On October 3rd, 1226 at the age of 44, St. Francis of Assisi lay dying in the humble Porziuncola, the first church of the Franciscan order.  He not only was in the loving presence of his brother friars; at this time of his ‘Transitus,’ he was also lovingly cared for by a dear friend and […]