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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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 20th Sunday in Ordinary time. The readings for this week remind us that salvation is for all. God intends that all, His sons and daughters,  be saved and attain the fullness of life, and to be with Him for all eternity. Although God set the Hebrew people apart as His chosen race, He…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 19th Sunday in Ordinary time. The readings for this week speak of God’s saving presence among His people. The readings also speak to our need for trusting Faith in our loving and providing God Who always cares for us, and the necessity of prayer in the storms of life. The prophet…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus, in which Jesus reveals His glory to His beloved disciples. It was a great privilege for Peter, James, and John to see Jesus Transfigured. They got a preview of the glory of Jesus risen from the dead and His glory in heaven. It was…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 17th Sunday in ordinary time. The readings for this Sunday teach us that accepting Jesus as our God and Savior and sacrificing everything in life to do the will of God and to be in His kingdom are more than discovering and possessing the most valuable treasure or a pearl of…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  The readings this weekend address the common questions people ask, such as:  Why is there is evil in society?  Why does God allow evil to grow?  What happens on the day of judgement?  The readings answer some of the questions, and also remind us who God…

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From the Pastor

We are in the 15th week in ordinary time.  This week’s readings discuss the transforming power of the Word of God when read, preached, and lived.  The readings also warn us not to be disappointed with the absence of immediate results.  We must take a positive and optimistic view of our missionary efforts as we…

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From the Pastor

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” I need to hear these words…

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Job Opening – Confirmation Coordinator

DIOCESE OF SAN DIEGO Santa Sophia Church 9800 San Juan Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977   Job Description IDENTIFYING INFORMATION Position Title:        Confirmation Coordinator Status:                   Part Time, Non-exempt Reports to:             Director of Catechetical Ministry   PRIMARY FUNCTIONS/GOALS Under the direction of the Director of Catechetical Ministry (DCM), the Confirmation Coordinator is responsible for the…

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From the Pastor

This Sunday is the 13th Sunday in ordinary time.  The readings today remind us that as disciples of Jesus we have a mission, which is to love God.  How do we love God?  We love God by loving one another, by being hospitable and caring for others.  The readings remind us that God knows and…

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