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 →

This Week Letter – December 15, 2019

3rd Sunday of Advent How do you enter heaven? “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.” (Mt 11:11) This sentence ought to be reflected upon by many Christians.  Although St. John.. read more →

This Week Letter – December 8, 2019

2nd Sunday of Advent The voice of one crying in the wilderness … “Repent…Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.”  The words of the Gospel for the Second Sunday of Advent call for change again. We have heard these words so many times.  So many Advents have passed and so many chances.. read more →

This Week Letter – November 24, 2019

Christ’s Reign The feast of Christ the King was announced originally in 1925, but its content is as old as Christian Faith itself, for the word Christ is nothing more than the Greek translation of the word “Messiah” or anointed, king.  Jesus, the crucified “carpenter’s son”, is so much a king that His Name has.. read more →

This Week Letter – November 17, 2019

Being a Prophet is Necessary   We are all called to be prophets! – Although this may sound strange, being a Christian means being a prophet. A prophet knocks us back into our senses and does not allow the faith of our Church and our loved ones to remain half-dead. This is a difficult job.. read more →

This Week Letter – November 10, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   A copy of the St. Constance Annual Report which appeared in last week’s bulletin was also sent to the Archdiocese.  The saddest part of the report was the mention of the 80 parishioners who have passed on to eternity since November 2nd of last year.  You can find their names.. read more →

This Week Letter – November 3, 2019

To the Generous Parishioners, Benefactors and Friends of St. Constance Parish.   Thank you for your continuous support to our parish.  You give of your time, your talent and your treasure.  We try to be good stewards of the gifts given to this parish.  Here is a rendering of the financial stewardship from the last.. read more →