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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 »

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 1/07/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

           A blessed Christmas to each one of you. The Advent and Christmas seasons at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church have been packed with graces. I am so thankful for all of those you volunteered to decorate the church and ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 1/07/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

There’s an old saying that goes, "Once a Catholic, always a Catholic." Maybe you have been away from the Church for a little while or for quite some time, but now you feel a tug at your heart calling you back to the ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Advent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 1/07/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear of St. John the Baptist’s profession of faith that there was "one among you whom you do not recognize… whose sandal strap [he] is not worthy to untie." As we draw closer to the little town of ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Advent

Posted by Andrew Gonzales on 1/07/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

"Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths." These words, spoken by the Prophet Isaiah, prophesied the coming of the Messiah, and his forerunner, John the Baptist. As we continue our journey deeper into the Advent season, the Church’s constant refrain ... Read More »

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 »

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