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

January 2020

Jan 28

TUESDAY MUSINGS 012820

What separated St. Thomas Aquinas from his contemporaries was that he relentlessly asked questions and sought answers. He practically had more questions than answers which eventually produced voluminous writings (Summa Theologiae), considered as one of the greatest theological works in history. If he were alive, he would have millions of...
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Jan 24

3RD SUNDAY AS SUNDAY OF THE WORD OF GOD A20

In the Apostolic Letter in the form of ‘Motu Proprio’ (from his own initiative) 'Aperuit Illis' issued on September 30, 2019 on the 1600 death anniversary of the renowned biblical scholar St. Jerome whose famous phrase, “Ignorance of the scriptures is ignorance of Christ” still appears in bookmarks and stationaries, the...
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Jan 22

TUESDAY MUSINGS 012120

Tomorrow is a day of prayer for the legal protection of the unborn children in the United States due to Roe V Wade that legalized abortion across the country on January 22, 1973. Tonight, we start and join the 9- day novena for life. This Sunday, the third Sunday in Ordinary Time has been designated as the Sunday of the Word of God by the...
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Jan 22

ROE V WADE

No religious person in his/her right mind can support the direct killing of an innocent human being through abortion. On the sad 47th Anniversary (January 22, 1973) of the infamous Supreme Court Decision known as Roe v. Wade that legalized the heinous crime of abortion, we solemnly pray for the more than 50 million innocent unborn...
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Jan 17

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

John the Baptist’s description and designation of Jesus as the Lamb of God confirms in a profound sense the true identity of Jesus. When he saw him, John exclaimed, "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world." He is the one of whom I said, “A man is coming after me who ranks ahead of me because he existed...
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Jan 11

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

In America or possibly elsewhere, sports, politics, religion and money/finance, too are the major areas of conversation people are prepared to die. Normally, to be a fan or super fan or just a bandwagon depends on one's residency, roots, and school attended. Politics, on another hand, is a little different as affiliation is deeply rooted in...
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Jan 3

FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD

The Feast of the Epiphany (from the greek, Epiphanein, to show, to reveal) of the Lord celebrates the manifestation of Jesus as the Messiah, the Son of God, whose birth became the vehicle of the good news to the three magi from the east as recorded in Mt. 2:1-12 same Gospel story for the three year lectionary cycle. The feast was introduced in...
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