This Week Letter – January 19, 2020

“Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world…” (Jn 1:29) We repeat the above words contained in the testimony of St. John the Baptist at every Mass.  These words are the same answer John gave the Pharisees who asked if he was the Messiah.  For the most part, however, they.. read more →

This Week Letter – January 12, 2020

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations… (Is 42:1)   We celebrate the Baptism of the Lord today, the feast which ends the Christmas.. read more →

This Week Letter – January 5, 2020

The Solemnity of the Epiphany … “Opening their treasures, they offered him gifts: gold, incense and myrrh.” Mt 2:11 Today as we celebrate the solemnity of the Epiphany of our Lord, we read about the homage which the wise men paid to Christ born in Bethlehem. They brought gold, frankincense and myrrh!   For centuries,.. read more →

This Week Letter – December 29, 2019

The Holy Family Sunday  The gift of the Kingdom of God… As one year turns over into another, some people make resolutions they hope to keep in the upcoming New Year.  Their aspirations touch on many areas of life.  Some hope to assess more wealth; others desire to earn their college degrees; still others want.. read more →

This Week Letter – December 22, 2019

Christmas, 2019 Dear Parishioners At a religion class, the catechist asked the children who the most important person is during the Christmas season? Some children answered: Santa Claus; others Jesus. What do you think? I think that Jesus is the reason for the season and He is more important than Santa because: Santa lives at.. read more →