FR. JOJO'S MOST RECENT UPDATE ON THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 3/27/20
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PASTOR'S CORNER

March 2020

Mar 27

UPDATE ON COVID-19 3/27/20

Dear Parishioners, Grace and peace to you! Today, March 27, Friday, 10am (Arizona Time), the Holy Father Pope Francis will give a special Urbi (to the City of Rome) et Orbi (to the World) Blessing This service which includes the celebration of the Word of God, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Urbi et Orbi Blessing and the offering of...
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Mar 23

UPDATE ON COVID-19 3/23/20

Dear Parishioners, Grace and peace to you! Please be informed of the following: WEEKDAY MASSES: Monday-Friday, 11am (English), 12:00pm (Spanish), Saturday, 9am (Bilingual) SUNDAY MASSES: 10am (English) and 12pm (Spanish) At the invitation of the Holy Father, the Catholic Community will join the Christian world in reciting the LORD’S...
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Mar 20

FRIDAY ON THE 3RD WEEK OF LENT 3/20

When public places are mostly closed and many of us work offsite and study at home, we hear a lot about social distancing and self-isolation/quarantine but during these tough times, there’s also something that’s going viral, the stuff of life that’s trending which is getting a lot of attention and becoming contagious and...
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Mar 19

UPDATE ON COVID-19 3/19/20

As a response to the rapidly evolving nature of Covid-19, please be informed of the following recent changes effective immediately: WEEKDAY MASSES will be offered at 11am (English) and 12:00pm (Spanish) (Monday-Friday), Saturday (9am, Bilingual) SUNDAY MASSES will be offered at 10am (English) and 12pm (Spanish) ALL PRIVATE MASSES will...
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Mar 18

MUSINGS ON 3/18

How’s life under the threat of Coronavirus outbreak? What does life mean in the midst of this unprecedented global health crisis? It certainly disrupted and upended our daily (personal and work) lives in a way we probably have never seen before. Although developments in the daily press briefings are highly encouraging, we don’t know...
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Mar 17

UPDATE ON THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Dear Parishioners, Grace and peace to you! In accordance with the Diocese of Tucson Policies issued by Bishop Weisenburger  and the recent recommendations set by the government (cdc.org, azdhs.gov) on the Coronavirus outbreak, with much love and care for the physical health and spiritual well-being of the faithful, to ensure our...
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Mar 14

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

Panic buying, fear of the unknown and uncertainty in the future characterize the tone of the moment on a global scale. It disrupted our lifestyles in just a matter of weeks. The world has turned into disarray. Things are blowing out of proportion. Conversations are getting out of control. It will get worse before it gets better. It’s just...
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Mar 10

TUESDAY MUSINGS 031020

We've followed the DIOCESAN PROTOCOL issued by Bishop Weisenburger on Thursday, March 3 as precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the various flu strains. Although it's flu season, we can't ignore the rapid spread of the highly infectious disease, novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). As of this writing, Tucson area in Pima County reported...
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Mar 7

LENT SO FAR

Allow me to rant. Let me lament over the status of lent. Times have changed and the once mighty Christendom is on its tail end. We no longer observe lent the way it was done in the past and translated into practice in the present. If it is, it’s been reduced to a minimal degree. We caved in so much. We accommodated the dominant culture to...
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Mar 3

TUESDAY MUSINGS 030320

The Steubenville Missionaries are coming back to the Catholic Community next week. We're extremely excited to join them as they evangelize us on spring break. Again, I used the word 'evangelize', easy to say than done. It's a complex and complicated thing to do but worth it if you freely embrace it. As you know, there's a lot of preparation...
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