From The Pastor’s Desk: Dec 2, 2018

First Sunday of Advent Cycle C Today is the first Sunday of Advent, which is also the first Sunday of the new liturgical year. The Advent season includes the four Sundays that precede Christmas. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of the Lord. In this...

From The Pastor’s Desk: Nov. 11, 2018

THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME November 11, 2018 Year B The First Readings Is from the First Book of Kings 17:10-16. In this reading, we have one of the many miracles attributed to Elijah, the great prophet who preached in the northern kingdom between 900 and...

From The Pastor’s Desk: Oct 7, 2018

TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME October 7, 2018 Year B Gospel – Mk 10:2-12 The Pharisees approached Jesus and asked, “Is it lawful for a husband to divorce his wife?” They were testing him.  He said to them in reply, “What did Moses...

From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept 30, 2018

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 30, 2018 Year B Gospel Lk 9:46-50 An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his side and said to them,...

From The Pastor’s Desk: September 23, 2018

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 23, 2018 Year B Gospel Mk 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee, but he did not wish anyone to know about it. He was teaching his disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man...

From The Pastor’s Desk: September 16, 2018

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 16, 2018 Year B IS 50:5-9A; PS 116:1-9; JAS 2:14-18; MK 8:27-35 Sometimes the Sunday readings bring peace and consolation. Other times they come as a swift kick in the pants. Today’s readings definitely fall in the...