The Saint of Hope Visits Santa Sophia Church In Spring Valley

On Saturday, December 7, two first-class and precious relics of the Portuguese-born saint, Saint Anthony of Padua, will visit Santa Sophia Roman Catholic Church in Spring Valley. The Church is located at 9800 Saint Juan Street. Veneration will be from 2 PM to 6:30 PM. The Vigil Mass will be at 4:30 PM.   At…

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From the Pastor

This week is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings remind us that we need to be faithful and prudent stewards of God’s many gifts and blessings. We need to do everything possible to prepare for the coming of the Lord, the Day of Judgment, which no one knows when it will happen, but…

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Richard Gardner Passes Away

Richard Gardner, beloved husband of Zita and father of Shauna McGlynn and Leslie Gardner, passed away September 7th. Although not a Catholic, Richard was a long-time registered member of the parish who supported the Academy, served on many Fall festival and other committees, enjoyed parish social events, and was an advocate for Catholic education. After…

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Vatican: No More Scattering of Cremation Ashes

Vatican: No More Scattering of Cremation Ashes The Vatican published guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated, saying their remains cannot be scattered, divvied up or kept at home but rather stored in a sacred, church-approved place. The new instructions were released just in time for Halloween and “All Souls Day” on Nov. 2,…

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