From the Pastor

This penultimate Sunday of the liturgical year reminds us not only of the end of the liturgical year, but also of the end of all things, and of the preparations we need to make to reach Heaven. The theme of the readings this week is sharing, the best way to use our God-given talents, so that…

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From the Pastor

A few weeks ago, I was invited to dinner by one of our parish families. They also invited some of their family friends, including some who were members of our parish.  It was nice to share a large family dinner with friends. During dinner, someone asked me what was new in the parish. I mentioned…

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From the Pastor

We are currently in the 31st week in ordinary time, Liturgical Year A. The readings this week invite us to render humble, selfless, and loving service to others in our community without expecting honor or reward like the scribes and Pharisees did. The Gospel reading serves as a warning to the early Church and to…

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New in the Parish? Welcome!

If you are new in the parish, please introduce yourself after Mass or stop by the Parish office Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. We want to know and serve you. Parish registration is expected for all who come to Santa Sophia on a regular basis and consider this their parish. Formal registration enables us to…

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Dr. Joseph Joyner Funeral November 13, 2017 – 11:00 AM

Longtime pediatrician Joseph Joyner, better known as Pop by those closest to him, passed away Oct. 25, after decades of taking care of newborn babies and kids in hospitals across San Diego. He was 92. A memorial service will be held Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at Santa Sophia Catholic Church located at 9800 San…

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Keeping Military Service Members in our Prayers

Military Service Members  As a faith community, let us keep all who serve our country during these troubled times in our prayers. We pray especially for those of our parish who are serving:   Erik Grimm ET1, US Navy Adam Grimm BM2, US Navy Matthew Ricacho Staff Sgt., USAF Sgt. Austin McHalek, USMC Reynaldo D. Castro…

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From the Pastor

We are in the 30th Sunday in ordinary time. This Sunday Jesus in the Gospel  gives us the greatest commandments; the love of God and neighbor, in loving others we love God. The first reading, taken from the book of Exodus explains the second greatest commandment, namely, loving one’s neighbors.  The chosen people of Israel…

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