9 Jun

Finding Our Way Back

by N W Jun 9, 2024 0

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time June 9, 2024 — Year B Readings: Gn 3:9-15 / Ps 130 / 2 Cor 4:13-5:1 / Mk 3:20-35 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Reflecting on our readings today, we recognize a profound journey that mirrors our own spiritual lives.  We start with the awareness […]

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2 Jun

Living the Values of the Eucharist

by N W Jun 2, 2024 0

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ June 2, 2024 — Year B Readings: Ex 24:3-8 / Ps 116 / Heb 9:11-15 / Mk 14:12-16, 22-26 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also known as Corpus […]

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26 May

Joy of Living in Communion With the Trinity

by N W May 26, 2024 0

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity May 26, 2024 — Year B Readings: Dt 4:32-34, 39-40 / Ps 33 / Rom 8:14-17 / Mt 28:16-20 by Rev. Mr. Mark De La Hunt, Permanent Deacon Before there was YouTube, Scott Hahn, and the Catechism, I was asked to teach 9th […]

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12 May

Mothers are Like Jesus

by N W May 12, 2024 0

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord May 12, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 1:1-11 / Ps 47 / Eph 1:17-23 / Mk 16:15-20 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor A story is told about a priest, who in talking about heaven in his homily said, “We bring nothing with […]

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5 May

Love Without Condition

by N W May 5, 2024 0

Sixth Sunday of Easter May 5, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 / Ps 98 / 1 Jn 4:7-10 / Jn 15:9-17 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor There is a story told about a devastating famine in Russia that had brought great misery.  A beggar had become […]

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28 Apr

Abide in Him

by N W Apr 28, 2024 0

Fifth Sunday of Easter April 28, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 9:26-31 / Ps 22 / 1 Jn 3:18-24 / Jn 15:1-8 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor As we come to the Fifth Sunday of Easter, we find ourselves immersed in a season of renewal and growth.  The readings […]

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21 Apr

He Lays Down His Life

by N W Apr 21, 2024 0

Fourth Sunday of Easter April 21, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 4:8-12 / Ps 118 / 1 Jn 3:1-2 / Jn 10:11-18 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Perhaps you are already very familiar with Psalm 23, the most popular psalm, on the Good Shepherd. Jesus, in our gospel today, […]

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14 Apr

Can I Get a Witness?

by N W Apr 14, 2024 0

Third Sunday of Easter April 14, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 / Ps 4 / 1 Jn 2:1-5a / Lk 24:35-48 by Rev. Jay Biber, Guest Celebrant Some of your fellow parishioners are away on a Cursillo weekend.  If you are not familiar with that word, it’s […]

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7 Apr

God’s Infinite Mercy

by N W Apr 7, 2024 0

Second Sunday of Easter Sunday of Divine Mercy April 7, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 4:32-35 / Ps 118 / 1 Jn 5:1-6 / Jn 20:19-31 by Rev. Jay Biber, Guest Celebrant Ancient baptismal fonts would be octagons in shape.  You’d walk in one side with moving water, a […]

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31 Mar

The Light of Christ’s Resurrection

by N W Mar 31, 2024 0

Easter Sunday – The Resurrection of the Lord March 31, 2024 — Year B Readings: Acts 10:34a, 37-43 / Ps 118 / Col 3:1-4 / Jn 20:1-9 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Easter Sunday, the summit of the liturgical calendar, invites us into the heart of the Christian faith:  the […]

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28 Mar

How to Have Happiness and Life

by N W Mar 28, 2024 0

Holy Thursday March 28, 2024 — Year B Readings: Ex 12:1-8, 11-14 / Ps 116 / 1 Cor 11:23-26 / Jn 13:1-15 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor In Jesus’ ministry, what is the first miracle that He performed? I’m sure that many of you, especially those who pray the rosary, […]

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24 Mar

Who Is This Man?

by N W Mar 24, 2024 0

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion March 24, 2024 — Year B Readings: Is 50:4-7 / Ps 22 / Phil 2:6-11 / Mk 14:1-15:47 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Today we embark on a profound journey that encapsulates the contrasting emotions of jubilation and solemnity, celebration and sacrifice.  As we […]

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17 Mar

Come Out of the Tomb

by N W Mar 17, 2024 0

Fourth Sunday of Lent March 17, 2024 — Year B  (Readings for Scrutiny Year A) Readings: Ex 37:12-14 / Ps 130 / Rom 8:8-11 / Jn 11:1-45 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor As we approach the fifth Sunday of Lent, it is a time of deep introspection and spiritual reflection. […]

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10 Mar

Spiritual Blindness

by N W Mar 10, 2024 0

Fourth Sunday of Lent March 10, 2024 — Year B  (Readings for Scrutiny Year A) Readings: 1 Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a / Ps 23 / Eph 5:8-14 / Jn 9:1-41 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Most Catholics know that the third Sunday of Advent is also known as Gaudete Sunday, […]

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3 Mar

The Transformative Power of Knowing Jesus

by N W Mar 3, 2024 0

Third Sunday of Lent March 3, 2024 — Year B  (Readings for Scrutiny Year A) Readings: Ex 17:3-7 / Ps 95 / Rom 5:1-2, 5-8 / Jn 4:5-42 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor In our readings today, we have one of the most profound encounters recorded in the Bible, the […]

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25 Feb

Ascend the Mountain of Prayer

by N W Feb 25, 2024 0

Second Sunday of Lent February 25, 2024 — Year B Readings: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 / Ps 116 / Rom 8:31b-34 / Mk 9:2-10 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor As we journey through the Lenten season, the readings invite us to pause, reflect, and deepen our commitment to spiritual […]

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18 Feb

Into the Desert of Lent

by N W Feb 18, 2024 0

First Sunday of Lent February 18, 2024 — Year B Readings: Gn 9:8-15 / Ps 25 / 1 Pt 3:18-22 / Mk 1:12-15 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor On the first Sunday of Lent, the Liturgy invites us into a period of reflection, repentance, and spiritual renewal.   As we embark […]

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14 Feb

Becoming What You Can Be

by N W Feb 14, 2024 0

Ash Wednesday February 14, 2024 — Year B Readings: Jl 2:12-18 / Ps 51 / 2 Cor 5:20-6:2 / Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor There is this beautiful saying which is very fitting to our celebration today. It says, “Let today be the day you give up […]

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11 Feb

Flawed and Beautiful

by N W Feb 11, 2024 0

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 11, 2024 — Year B Readings: Lv 13:1-2, 44-46 / Ps 32 / 1 Cor 10:31-11:1 / Mk 1:40-45 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor The readings for today invite us to reflect on the call to holiness and the transformative power of God’s love […]

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4 Feb

The True Mission

by N W Feb 4, 2024 0

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 4, 2024 — Year B Readings: Jb 7:1-4, 6-7 / Ps 147 / 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23 / Mk 1:29-39 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor The word “apostle” comes from two Greek words that together mean: one who is sent.  Each Christian has an […]

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28 Jan

The Ultimate Authority

by N W Jan 28, 2024 0

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time January 28, 2024 — Year B Readings: Dt 18:15-20 / Ps 95 / 1 Cor 7:32-35 / Mk 1:21-28 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor Once, a government surveyor brought his equipment to a farm, called on the farmer, and asked permission to go into one […]

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21 Jan

Answer the Call

by N W Jan 21, 2024 0

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time January 21, 2024 — Year B Readings: Jon 3:1-5, 10 / Ps 25 / 1 Cor 7:29-31 / Mk 1:14-20 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor There is a story about a despondent man who came to his mother and said, “Mom, I’ve stopped going to […]

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14 Jan

The Invitation

by N W Jan 14, 2024 0

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 14, 2024 — Year B Readings: 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19 / Ps 40 / 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20 / Jn 1:35-42 by Rev. Nixon Negparanon, Pastor As we gather on this Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, the readings invite us to contemplate the significance […]

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7 Jan

Kings and Angels

by N W Jan 7, 2024 0

The Epiphany of the Lord January 7, 2024 — Year B Readings: Is 60:1-6 / Ps 72 / Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6 / Mt 2:1-12 by Rev. Dan Kelly, Guest Celebrant In the first reading that we heard today, we heard Isaiah say “Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem.  Your light has […]

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