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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Father’s Day

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 6/17/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

The last few weeks have been so exciting at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. I want to thank everyone who made our Eucharistic Procession such a beautiful event, especially for all of the First Communion families to join us in our parish’s feast day. ... Read More »

The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 5/29/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Happy Solemnity of the Holy Trinity! This weekend we reflected on the importance of the Holy Trinity, always inviting us deeper into the divine embrace. Next week we celebrate our parish’s feast day with the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, or in English, The ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 5/29/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of Pentecost, where the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles and upon the entire world. It is a great feast to reflect on the power of the Holy Spirit always at work in our hearts to bring ... Read More »

The Ascension of the Lord/Mother’s Day - Seventh Sunday of Easter

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 5/09/18

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. This is the special celebration where Jesus ascended to take his place at the right hand of the Father. This solemnity is important for us because God has given us this ... Read More »

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 »

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