Pastor's Desk

From The Pastor’s Desk: Dec. 3, 2017

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT December 3, 2017, Year B This First Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new liturgical year. All the readings during this period of waiting and anticipation concentrate on making us aware that it is time for us to awaken our lives as... read more

Thanksgiving Day Prayer

  Heavenly Father, on Thanksgiving Day We bow our hearts to You and pray. We give You thanks for all You’ve done Especially for the gift of Jesus, Your Son. For beauty in nature, Your glory we see For joy and health, friends and family, For daily provision, Your... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Nov. 19, 2017

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, November 19, 2017 We may long to hear the Lord say to us, “Well done, good and faithful servant,” as He does with the first two servants mentioned in the Parable of the Talents in today’s Gospel from Matthew. However,... read more

A Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Fr. Noel Effiong, M.S.P., pastor will be speaking on “We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 The Catholic Charismatic Renewal will be held 7-9pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 at Our Mother of... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: October 22, 2017

TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, October 22, 2017 The last line of today’s Gospel Reading from St. Matthew contains one of the more well known of Jesus’ quotes. When asked a bit of a trick question by the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to pay the census tax to... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: October 15, 2017

TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, October 15, 2017 Today’s Gospel from the Book of Matthew again includes parables. We have been hear-ing the Lord share parables with us through-out our readings in recent weeks. Interest-ingly Matthew contains 23 parables... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Oct 8, 2017

TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, October 8, 2017 One of St. Paul’s favorite topics was prayer, and today’s reading from his letter to the Philippians is no exception to that. He says, “Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition,... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept 24, 2017

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, Sept 24, 2017 The theme throughout today’s readings from Holy Scripture has to do with forgiveness. We must always appreciate that forgiveness is a two way street. We need to seek forgiveness as all of us are likely to do.... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept 17, 2017

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, Sept 17, 2017 The theme throughout today’s readings from Holy Scripture has to do with forgiveness. We must always appreciate that forgiveness is a two way street. We need to seek forgiveness as all of us are likely to... read more