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DEL ESCRITORIO DEL PARROCO 3/19/17

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 3/20/17

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas,

Jesús agotado de su jornada y apremiado por las altas temperaturas del medio dia, se sienta en el pozo de Jacob. El pozo de los samaritanos y ahí le pidió agua de beber a una mujer samaritana. En la biblia los encuentros en un ... Read More »

FROM THE PASTOR DESK 3/19/17

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 3/20/17

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Is noon and Jesus tired and thirsty from his journey, stops to rest at Jacob’s well.  He asks the Samaritan women for a drink of water. In the Bible, an encounter at a well have a romantic connotation. That is why the ... Read More »

DEL ESCRITORIO DEL PARROCO 2/26/17

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 3/01/17

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

“No pueden ustedes servir a Dios y al dinero.” La Palabra de Dios no nos pide vivir sin dinero y mucho menos rechazar el trabajo humano tan necesario para la vida propia y de la familia. La palabra divina tampoco nos pide ... Read More »

FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK 2/26/17

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 3/01/17

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

“You cannot serve God and mammon.” The word of God does not ask us to live without money or to reject work so necessary to sustain us and our families. The word of God does not ask us to live in poverty. ... Read More »

Del escritorio del parroco 5 de febrero, 2017

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 2/07/17

Mis queridos hermanas y hermanos en Cristo,

Luego de las Beatitudes San Mateo presenta el reto de ser luz y sal de la tierra a los discípulos de Jesús. Ser luz y sal de la tierra significa ser testigos del amor de Dios, es decir se nos presenta una ... Read More »

From the pastor's desk Feb 5, 2017

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 2/07/17

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

After the Beatitudes, St. Mathew presents us the challenge of being light and salt of the Earth to the disciples of Jesus. Being light and salt of the Earth means to be witnesses of God’s love. In other words, it presents us ... Read More »

From the Pastor's desk Dec 18, 2016

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 12/20/16

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This fourth Sunday of Advent we are introduced to the veracity of the virginal conception of Jesus, but not through Mary, like in the Gospel of Luke, but through Joseph. Joseph is described here as a “righteous man” which in biblical terms ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Parroco 18 de Diciembre de 2016

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 12/20/16

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, Este cuarto domingo de Adviento somos introducidos a la verdad de la concepción virginal de Jesús pero a través de José. Es importante anotar que en estos relatos José es descrito como un hombre recto y justo. Ser justo en la teología ... Read More »

Del escritorio del parroco 11 de Diciembre, 2016

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 12/14/16

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

Juan el bautista está en la cárcel. Ahí aprende acerca de los prodigios que Jesús realiza en Galilea. La imagen de Jesús sanando a los enfermos, devolviendo la vista a los ciegos y haciendo caminar a los tullidos no correspondía a sus ... Read More »

From the pastor's desk Dec 11, 2016

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 12/14/16

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

John the Baptist is in prison.  Is there that he learns about the prodigies Jesus is doing. The image of Jesus healing the sick, the blind and the lame did not correspond to his expectations: “His winnowing fan is in his hand. ... Read More »