Pastor's Desk

From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug 12, 2018

NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 12, 2018 Year B Kgs 19:4-8; Ps 34:2-9; Eph 4:30-5:2; Jn 6:41-51 “This is enough, O Lord! Take my life.” Talk about a bad day! Haven’t we all been through this at some point in our stewardship journey, whether in the parish...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug. 5, 2018

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 5, 2018 Year B In the Gospel from John, Jesus advises us, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who-ever believes in me will never thirst.” By calling Himself the Bread of Life, Jesus is telling...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: July 15, 2018

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME July 15, 2018 Year B “He instructed them to take nothing for the journey.” When Jesus sent his Apostles out, He sent them “two by two,” and He basically commanded them to take nothing on the journey: “no food, no sack, no money in...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: July 8, 2018

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME July 8, 2018 Year B The First Reading from the prophet Ezekiel tells of how Ezekiel was called by God. The Lord speaks to him and says, “Hard of face and obstinate of heart are they to whom I am sending you.” God knew He was not...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: July 1, 2018

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME “Your abundance at the present time should supply their needs, so that their abundance may also supply your needs.” This is the fourth time in 2 Corinthians, chapter 8 that St. Paul addresses the issue of giving. What Paul is trying...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: June 24, 2018

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, JUNE 24, 2018, Year B Is 49:1-6; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66, 80 First reading: Is 49:1-6: 49:1, explained: Since John was the forerunner of Jesus who prepared Israel for her Messiah, the “Servant” prophecy of...

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