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From the Pastor’s Desk 08/09/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 8/10/15

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

This XIX week of ordinary time, the readings are about everyday life: fatigue, depression, malice, gossip and newness of life. Elijah tired of being a “looser” wants to die. Paul reminds the Ephesians not to cause sorrow to the Holy Spirit and ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 07/05/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 7/06/15

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

The readings for this weekend (14th of Ordinary Time) bring about the topic of prophets. Every baptized person is called to be a prophet. The theme was murky by the liberation theology who propose a mutilated interpretation: prophets are those who denounce ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 06/19/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 6/19/15

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

Jesús se desplazó por toda la Galilea y Judea sembrando la Semilla de la Palabra de Dios. La mayoría de la gente lo rechazó, le pidieron abandonar Gerasa, los de Samaria no lo echaron de su ciudad porque no lo dejaron ni ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 06/19/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 6/19/15

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Jesus went about sowing the word of God through out Galilee and Judea. Most people rejected him. The people of Gerasa asked him to leave; in Samaria they never asked him to leave because he was not even allowed into their town. ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 05/24/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 5/26/15

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

This parish is filled with gifts from the Holy Spirit: Many people praying in the adoration chapel, two groups of youth that meets weekly to celebrate and learn their faith, two adult charismatic groups (one in English and one in Spanish); people ... Read More »

Algunas palabras de nuestro bendito Papa Francisco:

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 5/12/15

En varias ocasiones he definido este tiempo como un tiempo de guerra, como una tercera guerra mundial “por partes”, en la que asistimos cotidianamente a crímenes atroces, a sangrientas masacres y a la locura de la destrucción. Desgraciadamente todavía hoy oímos el grito angustiado y desamparado de muchos hermanos ... Read More »

A few words from our Holy Father, Pope Francis, according to Vatican Radio:

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 5/12/15

An encounter is the means chosen by Jesus to change lives. A good example of this is Paul of Tarsus, the anti-Christian persecutor who, by the time he reached Damascus, had already become an Apostle. Pope Francis spoke about the celebrated episode in the first reading of the day’s ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 05/03/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 5/06/15

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

Estamos íntimamente unidos a Jesús. Él es el tronco y nosotros las ramas. La metáfora del tronco y las ramas es posiblemente la mejor imagen para explicar y entender asuntos espirituales pero nunca debe ser interpretado literalmente. Lo más importante para este ... Read More »

From the Pastor’s Desk 05/03/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 5/06/15

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

We are intimately connected to Jesus. He is the vine and we are his branches. This metaphor of vine and branches is probably best to explain spiritual matters but should never be interpreted literally. The important thing for this Sunday is to ... Read More »

Del Escritorio del Párroco 04/26/2015

Posted by Jhonathan Umanzor on 4/30/15

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

La imagen de Jesús como el Buen Pastor fue el icono preferido de las primeras comunidades cristianas. Este Buen Pastor dio su vida por nosotros. El que no tenía pecados cargó la cruz para redimirnos de nuestras culpas, subió al árbol de ... Read More »