PASTOR'S STATEMENT FOR SAFETY PROTOCOLS/DECLARACION DEL PARROCO SOBRE PROTOCOLO DE SEGURIDAD...
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PASTOR'S CORNER

May 2020

May 24

THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD

The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord features the last moments of Jesus’ encounter with his disciples, marks the end of his visible presence among his followers and completes the account of his earthly life and ministry. The Ascension of the Lord is the change in the mode of presence of the Risen Christ. Luke, the Evangelist, placed...
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May 22

PASTOR'S UPDATE ON THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD

Dear Parishioners, Greetings of Grace and Peace!   I want to thank you for your patience and understanding at a time when we cannot come together and celebrate in-person the Eucharist, the source and summit of Christian life, the lifeblood of the Catholic faith. As we go through this very difficult moment in history, our faith remains to...
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May 22

DECLARACION DEL PARROCO SOBRE PROTOCOLO DE SEGURIDAD

Amados Parroquianos, ¡Les deseo gracia y paz!   Les escribo para informarles de la paulatina restauración pública de las misas dominicales, las cuales, empezaran a las 5:30 pm el viernes 29. Al reiniciar la liturgia publica, nuestras reuniones solemnes serán contabilizadas (capacidad para pocas personas). Como...
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May 22

PASTOR'S STATEMENT FOR SAFETY PROTOCOLS

Dear Parishioners, Greetings of Grace and Peace!   I’m writing to inform you of the gradual public restoration of Sunday Masses which will begin on May 29, Friday, 5:30pm. As we resume public worship, our solemn gatherings will be measured. As always, the preservation and safeguarding of precious lives especially the vulnerable...
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May 19

TUESDAY MUSINGS 51920

Beginning this weekend, May 23-24, Holy Communion will be administered to the faithful at 11:15am, St. Luke Parish parking lot and 1:15pm at the Immaculate Conception and St. Bernard Parishes parking lot. Volunteers will be present to mobilize traffic.  If you or someone you know needs food or supplies, please let us know by calling the...
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May 17

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Chapter 14 of John’s Gospel is commonly described as a farewell discourse. What we have heard is a continuation of Jesus’ parting words which presents a theme of departure. This is the time when Jesus prepares his disciples of his departure from the earth and us. His disciples must have been devastated learning of his imminent...
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May 10

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

After four weeks of resurrection appearances, Jesus shifts his tone to suggest a farewell discourse about this impending departure at the beginning of the 14th chapter of John. This is the countdown to the magic 40 of the Ascension of the Lord and the great 50 of Pentecost. He lets them know that he won’t stay any longer and that he will...
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May 6

WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER

We may not be aware but it's true that because of this shared crisis, all of us (no exception) are stitching/sewing a new, upgraded version and higher level of humanity (2.0). A shared life (togetherness) that is ready to face the new virus in the future. Whether you are staying at home or sheltering in place for the whole duration, don't feel...
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May 5

TUESDAY MUSINGS 5/5/20

If you or someone you know (family member, relative, neighbor especially the elderly/vulnerable adult) need help with food, face masks or shopping for groceries, please let us know. Although parish offices are indefinitely closed, the staff are available to take your call and will be more than happy to assist you. PARISH PHONE OFFICE...
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