Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner

February 18th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

We see Jesus giving the best of Himself to everyone. He did not come just for a few but for all. He longs to see us healed and restored to our dignity as sons and daughters of God. 

The Gospels tell us that ... Read More »

February 11th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

This weekend we begin once again our annual Charity and Development Appeal. 

I am confident that we will all respond generously to this call from God to help our brothers and sisters in need. 

This Diocesan wide campaign for more that 70 charities ... Read More »

February 4th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

In last weeks Gospel, a man with an unclean spirit asks: “What have you come to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth?...” and Jesus responds by freeing the man of the unclean spirit and making him whole again. And in today’s Gospel we ... Read More »

January 28th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

Ordinary Time! 

In the liturgical calendar there are 34 weeks of Ordinary Time! 

This is significant! 

We celebrate Advent and Christmas around the Lord’s birth, and Lent and Easter around His passion, death and resurrection and everything is centered on these key ... Read More »

January 21st, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

On January 25th, we celebrate the Feast day of the Conversion of St. Paul who was largely responsible for the initial and ongoing evangelization by his missionary and apostolic endeavors as he proclaimed the message of Jesus Christ to the world. 

St. Paul ... Read More »

January 14th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

Last Monday we celebrated the Baptism of our Lord in the Jordan. This Feast closes the liturgical sea-son of Christmas and begins the season of Ordinary Time. 

What better way to start out the year then by remembering that our lives are tied ... Read More »

January 7th, 2018 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

The New Year has begun and this first Sunday of the year is a great Solemnity of the Epiphany of our Lord, which is just another way of saying His manifestation to all of us that He is with us to guide us ... Read More »

December 3rd, 2017 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

Today we celebrate the first Sunday of Advent and the beginning of the new liturgical year. 

It is a good time for us to reflect on how we have grown throughout this last year in our spiritual life and our personal relationship with ... Read More »

November 26th, 2017 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

I hope and pray that all of you were able to gather together with your families last Thursday to give thanks to God and to each other for the many graces and blessings and acts of love that you have shared throughout this year. 

Let us also remember in a special way the less fortunate and all those who have or are suffering right now because of any loss, sorrow or pain in their lives and families so that God will give them the strength and grace they need and we will do what we can to help ... Read More »

October 8th, 2017 - From the Pastor

Posted by Rebecca De La Torre

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

Next Friday, the 13th of October, is the 100th anniversary of the last apparition of our Lady of Fatima, the day the sun danced! Our Bishop will be consecrating our Diocese to Mary. 

Our Lady appeared to three little children in Fatima, Portugal ... Read More »