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Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 11/12/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

"Stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour" of the coming of the Lord! This important reminder of Jesus to his disciples is a great point for each of us to launch into prayer and preparation that our souls are ... Read More »

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 10/23/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

In today’s Gospel, the Pharisees tried to entrap Jesus by asking him if it was lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar. Jesus’ response, “repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God,” caused them to marvel. ... Read More »

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 10/08/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

In this weekend’s Gospel, Jesus was once again speaking to the chief priests and the elders of the people in the Temple. His invitation for them to open up their hearts and believe were met with hatred and disdain. God desperately desires for ... Read More »

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 9/27/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This weekend was a wonderful moment for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, as we witnessed the Beatification of Blessed Stanley Rother. Thanks to the Thrift Shop for underwriting the cost of the two buses, as well as the organizational work of Zari Conway ... Read More »

Eternal Rest to Fr. Stafford

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 9/08/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

"Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in the midst of them." In this weekend's Gospel, Jesus continues to prepare the apostles' hearts for their apostolic mission to promulgate the Church. Being an intentional disciple can be ... Read More »

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 9/03/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” With these words in this weekend’s Gospel, Jesus reminded his apostles and us of the importance of encountering suffering. As much as we would rather not worry ... Read More »

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 8/28/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This weekend St. Peter made an acclamation of faith by calling Jesus, “the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Throughout our lives, we are to make the same proclamation in our thoughts words and deeds. As Christians, we are called to have ... Read More »

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 8/20/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Last week was our first week of school at St. Mary’s Catholic School. As we begin this new school year, I want to express my appreciation for your prayers and support of our Catholic school. There are still many ways to help out. ... Read More »

Thank you from Seminarian Zak

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 8/07/17

Friends,

I can’t believe 8 weeks went by so fast! It seems like just yesterday I invited myself to everyone's house for both lunch and dinner! And in those 8 weeks, I got to know everyone at Blessed Sacrament so well, and I will cherish all the happy memories ... Read More »

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 7/15/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

In today’s Gospel we heard Jesus speak on the parable of the sower, scattering seed upon the ground. The seed of faith has been given to each of us, but it is up to us to cultivate that seed. For many people, the seed falls ... Read More »

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