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Del Escritorio del Párroco 12/14/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/30/14

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,     Este tercer domingo de Adviento se nos invita a crear una nueva cultura del encuentro y la esperanza. Isaías invita a los que regresan del exilio babilónico a la esperanza porque Dios es audaz y efectivo. Dios les regala la promesa de una Nueva Jerusalén ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 12/14/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/30/14

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

      This third Sunday of Advent we are invited to create a new culture of faith and hope. Isaiah’s invite those who return after the Babylonian exile to remain hopeful because God’s action is bold and effective. There will be a New Jerusalem ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 12/7/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

 Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

     La imagen para este segundo domingo de Adviento es el desierto. En la cultura bíblica el desierto es el lugar privilegiado de encuentro con Dios, lejos del mundanal ruido y del ritmo frenético de la vida. Muchos Padres de la iglesia se refugiaron ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 12/7/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

      The image for the Second Sunday of Advent is the desert. In the culture of the Bible the desert is the privileged place to encounter God, away from the mundane and frenetic rhythm of the world. Many Fathers of the Church sought ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 11/30/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

 Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

     Quisiera compartirles la homilía del Papa Francisco para el primer domingo de adviento el año pasado:

     “En la primera lectura, hemos escuchado que el profeta Isaías nos habla de un camino, y dice que al final de los días, al final ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 11/30/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

     I would like to share with you Pope Francis’ Homily in this day last year: “In the First Reading we heard the Prophet Isaiah speak to us about a journey, and he says that in the latter days, at the end of the journey, ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 11/23/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

 Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

      Estamos al final del año litúrgico. Hoy la Iglesia nos presenta a Jesús como Rey del universo que vendrá al fin de los tiempos a juzgar vivos y muertos. Las lecturas bíblicas nos dan la pista sobre la materia a ser juzgada: ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 11/23/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 12/08/14

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, 

      We are at the end of the liturgical year. Today our Church present to us Jesus as the king of the universe, who will come to judge the living and the dead. The readings give us a clue of the matter to ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 11/16/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 11/16/14

 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

     The readings for this thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time speak about human labor, which for us Christians find its inspiration in Jesus Christ, working side-by- side with Joseph. This experience allowed Jesus to continuously speak to all kinds of human labor. God the giver ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 11/9/2014

Posted by Jessica Martinez on 11/14/14

 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

     This Sunday is about the Church, our worship and our temple. Today we celebrate the liturgical Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome (November 9, 324). Its history goes back to the Fourth Century when Constantine allowed the Church recognition and ... Read More »