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Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 4/15/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

The Lord is Risen! During this Easter season, the Church encourages us to continually celebrate in the salvific action of Jesus’ passion, death, and resurrection. We truly rejoice because Jesus Christ conquered our biggest enemies, sin and death. With Christ as our Shepherd, ... Read More »

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 4/01/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Today as we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ this Easter, I have been reflecting a lot on the blessings that I have received since being assigned to Blessed Sacrament and St. Mary’s Catholic School in the summer of 2016. Our ... Read More »

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 3/26/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

As we begin this Holy Week, I am acutely aware of how blessed we are at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church to have southwest Oklahoma’s only Catholic School on our campus. For over 110 years, St. Mary’s Catholic School, has gone out of its ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 3/18/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

In today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus speaking to his apostles regarding his approaching death. Throughout the season of Lent, we are each called to draw close to the Savior of the world and bear witness to his love for us. Furthermore, God desires ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 3/11/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

This weekend the Church celebrates Laetare Sunday, a momentary break during the season of Lent that reminds us that the dawn is quickly approaching. The word “Laetare” comes from the entrance antiphon for today, Laetare Jerusalem, in Latin or “Rejoice, Jerusalem” in English. ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Lent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 3/04/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

     In today’s Gospel, we hear the famous story of Jesus cleansing the Temple. Many people had setup market stands and were peddling their wares, using the faith of those around them as an opportunity to make a profit. As Christians, we ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Lent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 2/25/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

     In this weekend’s Gospel, we heard of the Transfiguration of the Lord, in which Peter, James, and John bore witness to Jesus Christ in all his glory. It was too much for them to handle and they immediately prostrated themselves before ... Read More »

First Sunday of Lent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 2/19/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Now that we have started out Lenten pilgrimage, it is important to recognize that God deeply loves each one of us. This penitential season invites you and me to reflect on where we are in our lives and to rededicate ourselves to the ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 2/04/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

In this weekend’s Gospel, we hear of a very busy day for Jesus. He begins by curing Simon’s mother-in-law, healing many that were afflicted with evil spirits and with illnesses, and spent time in prayer. Here, at the very beginning of the Gospel ... Read More »

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 1/14/18

Brothers and Sisters,

In this week’s Gospel, we hear of the call of the first Apostles. The passage shows how the hearts of the Apostles were longing for something to believe in that would not pass away, a hope for which they could devote themselves. They find that hope ... Read More »

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