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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 »

From the Pastor’s Desk (Easter Sunday)

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 4/16/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

The Lord is Risen! Alleluia! These past forty days of Lent have offered us an opportunity to draw close to the Lord from the Sea of Galilee to the foot of the Cross. Today, we finally join the choirs of angels and Saints, ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk (5th Sunday of Lent)

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 4/05/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we draw close to the end of Lent, I hope that this season has brought you many blessings as we walk with the Lord. Use these last couple weeks to truly enter into prayer as we prepare for Palm Sunday (April 9th) ... Read More »

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

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 3/11/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we begin the second week of Easter, it is important to remember the significance of the Gospel we heard this weekend at Mass. The Transfiguration of Our Lord was a visible manifestation of Jesus Christ’s divinity and communion with the Saints, namely ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk (6th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 2/12/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This weekend the Gospel reading comes again from Matthew 5. This is the third week in a row that we listen to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. The Sermon began with the Beatitudes and then reminded us that we are to be the ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk (5th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Posted by Sandra Gonzales on 2/12/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

This weekend we are kicking off the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Over the last three weeks, I have had the opportunity to address benefactors at four separate Archbishop’s Circle events in Oklahoma City, Woodward, Lawton, and Norman with ... Read More »

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