George Hernandez Jr., Passes Away

George Hernandez Jr.,long time parishioner of Santa Sophia, born on October 6th, 1951 to Beatrice Tirado and George Hernandez in San Diego, CA died unexpectedly on July 11, 2018. George is survived by his wife of 39 years,Donna Hernandez; daughter,Noël(Stephen) Haycraft, grandsons,Tyler,Jack,and Enzo; sons, George (Trish) Hernandez and Joshua (Ami) Hernandez, and granddaughter Braleigh. He…

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From the Pastor

We begin the thirteenth week of Ordinary Time. The readings today speak of the gift of life, both physical and spiritual, that God has given to each of us and also of His desire to heal us and make us whole. The readings remind us that healing involves forgiveness of sins and faith in God….

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From the Pastor

Today we celebrate the Nativity, the birth of St. John the Baptist. Throughout the year, the Church has marked dates upon which we remember the work of the Lord through particular people: Apostles and Prophets and pastors and missionaries and many other holy men and women of God through whom the Lord has proclaimed His…

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From the Pastor

We begin the eleventh week of Ordinary Time. The readings for this Sunday are about the Kingdom of God, the birth and growth of the reign or rule of God, in human lives, in our family and in our society. Though the growth of the kingdom of God is slow and mysterious, it is sure,…

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From the Pastor

We begin the tenth week of Ordinary Time.  The major theme of the readings for this Sunday is sin, which is offense against God and one another. When we sin, we violate God’s Commandments—we distance ourselves from Him; when we refuse, or fear, to admit our sins, we deny ourselves God’s offer of pardon and…

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