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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 »

From the Pastor's Desk

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 7/01/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This weekend's Gospel from Matthew reminds us that to be an apostle means that we must be willing to give up our very lives for the sake of the Kingdom. Fr. Stanley Rother's martyrdom gives each of us a powerful example that our ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 6/04/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, it is a good time to reflect on how the past fifty days of the Easter Season have brought us closer to the Risen Lord. Each day, Jesus desires us to draw close to Him and to be ... Read More »

Happy Mother's Day!

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 5/13/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Happy Mother's Day weekend! Today is a wonderful opportunity to give our mothers a big hug and thank them for everything they have done to help raise us. It is also an opportunity to pray for the mothers that have died that ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk (2nd Sunday of Easter)

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 4/25/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I hope everyone had a great first week of Easter. In today’s Gospel, the Apostle Thomas struggled to the other apostles, who told him that Jesus had risen from the dead. Anytime I encounter someone struggling with their faith, I invite them to ... Read More »

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