Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

01-14-2018Weekly Reflection©2017 Liturgical Publications, Inc.

"So they left their father Zebedee in the boat along with the hired men and followed him." What did Zebedee think about all of this? His sons and his partners, James and John, suddenly left their post and followed Jesus. So there he stood in the boat with a crew of employees, but not one of his sons. We can't help but wonder whether Zebedee was in favor of this promise that his heirs would become "fishers of men." Most likely, this event was the cause of some familial tension.

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Feast of the Epiphany

01-07-2018Weekly Reflection©2017 Liturgical Publications, Inc.

"Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh." What a wonderful example the Magi give us in their visit to the infant Jesus.

First of all, they demonstrate profound faith in God's word, spoken through the prophet Micah: "And you, Bethlehem...from you shall come a ruler who is to shepherd my people Israel" (cf. 5:2). Embarking on a long and difficult journey, they trust that they will find this newborn king of the Jews in Bethlehem as the prophecy announced.

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Happy New Year!

01-01-2018Pastor's LetterFr. Carlos A. Gomez-Rivera

Dear Family in Christ;

A NEW YEAR HAS BEGAN…now we have the opportunity to take advantage of our present days. Every single day and those of the future are a gift from God so we can make them productive, to do something good to ourselves and to others. Every day, we should do well to others, we should work in forgiveness and peace among us. This world needs you and me, needs every single one of us to transform our surroundings.

Our parish community has becoming strong by your dedication and faith. There are more families who has been adding to the parish seeking for God. We are responsible to help them to find God.

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