From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 25th Sunday in ordinary time. The theme of today’s readings is justice and the extravagant grace of a merciful and loving God. While God is both just and merciful, His mercy often overrides His justice. Hence, God pardons us unconditionally and rewards us generously by opening Heaven for everyone. God rewards us,…

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From the Pastor

We are in the 24th week of ordinary time. The theme for this Sunday is forgiveness and becoming reconciled with God and one another. All three readings today remind us of the path to forgiveness and mercy and challenge us to forgive one another and to experience peace and reconciliation. Sirach, in the first reading,…

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From the Pastor

We are in the 23rd week in ordinary time. The readings today remind us that we are a member of the body of Christ. Being a member of the body of Christ means that we belong to the single Body of Christ and form a community of brothers and sisters in Christ. We are, therefore,…

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Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Special Collection for Hurricane Harvey Victims – Our parish will take a second collection next weekend  Sept 9/10 at all Masses as proposed by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist victims of hurricane Harvey and assist the church in the affected area. Proceeds will be forwarded to Catholic Charities USA and dioceses in…

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From the Pastor

We are in the 22nd Sunday in ordinary time.  The readings for this Sunday remind us that we are called to live our lives in a way that is different from others.  Christian discipleship demands honesty, the willingness to suffer, the willingness “to take up your cross,” to demonstrate generosity, “to offer our bodies as a living…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 21st Sunday in ordinary time. We might call this Sunday “Power Sunday” because the main theme of all three readings is that God is the Source of all authority. God shares His authority with His people,  and with elected officials to serve His people, God’s holy people. The Holy Father describes…

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