23 May

Understanding the Holy Spirit

by N W May 23, 2021 Comments Off on Understanding the Holy Spirit

Pentecost Sunday May 23, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 2:1-11 / Ps 104 / 1 Cor 12:3B-7, 12-13 / Jn 20:19-23 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon On this day we celebrate the Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit on the disciples, which is also the birthday […]

READ MORE
16 May

Follow in Hope

by N W May 16, 2021 Comments Off on Follow in Hope

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord May 16, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 1:1-11 / Ps 47 / Eph 1:17-23 / Mk 16:15-20 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor About five hundred years before our Lord Jesus was born in Bethlehem, there was a philosopher in ancient Greece by […]

READ MORE
9 May

Love One Another

by N W May 9, 2021 Comments Off on Love One Another

Sixth Sunday of Easter May 9, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 / Ps 98 / 1 Jn 4:7-10 / Jn 15:9-17 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Most of you who know me know also that my wife is a middle school music teacher. She […]

READ MORE
2 May

Prayer is Our Connection

by N W May 2, 2021 Comments Off on Prayer is Our Connection

Fifth Sunday of Easter May 2, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 9:26-31 / Ps 22 / 1 Jn 3:18-24 / Jn 15:1-8 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor The other day, when I noticed that the percentage of my cell phone’s battery was down to 1%, I connected it immediately […]

READ MORE
25 Apr

Our Shepherd Cares for Us

by N W Apr 25, 2021 Comments Off on Our Shepherd Cares for Us

Fourth Sunday of Easter April 25, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 4:8-12 / Ps 118 / 1 Jn 3:1-2 / Jn 10:11-18 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor At this morning’s first Mass, baby Theodora, whom I baptized a few months ago, was a little uneasy during the liturgy. Her […]

READ MORE
18 Apr

Open Your Eyes and See

by N W Apr 18, 2021 Comments Off on Open Your Eyes and See

Third Sunday of Easter April 18, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 / Ps 4 / 1 Jn 2:1-5a / Lk 24:35-48 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor On the day that the Lord Jesus rose from the dead, He appeared to two of His followers walking on the […]

READ MORE
11 Apr

Divine Mercy — We Believe

by N W Apr 11, 2021 Comments Off on Divine Mercy — We Believe

Sunday of Divine Mercy April 11, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 4:32-35 / Ps 118 / 1 Jn 5:1-6 / Jn 20:19-31 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor A number of years ago early in my priesthood, when I was an assistant pastor in a big church in Manilla, I […]

READ MORE
4 Apr

Open to Grace, Now

by N W Apr 4, 2021 Comments Off on Open to Grace, Now

The Resurrection of the Lord April 4, 2021 — Year B Readings: Acts 10:34a, 37-43 / Ps 118 / Col 3:1-4 / Jn 20:1-9 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Today we celebrate the glorious resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ! The tomb is empty! Jesus has destroyed death, […]

READ MORE
21 Mar

Forgiven and Forgotten

by N W Mar 21, 2021 Comments Off on Forgiven and Forgotten

Fifth Sunday of Lent March 21, 2021 — Year B Readings: Jer 31:31-34 / Ps 51 / Heb 5:7-9 / Jn 12:20-33 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor All of us who have attended funerals in the past where there is a eulogy know that the friends and members of the […]

READ MORE
14 Mar

Focused on the Light

by N W Mar 14, 2021 Comments Off on Focused on the Light

Fourth Sunday of Lent March 14, 2021 — Year B Readings: 2 Chr 36:14-16, 19-23 / Ps 137 / Eph 2:4-10 / Jn 3:14-21 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon This, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, is also known as Laetare Sunday, from the first word of today’s antiphon: […]

READ MORE
7 Mar

Care for God’s Temple

by N W Mar 7, 2021 Comments Off on Care for God’s Temple

Third Sunday of Lent March 7, 2021 — Year B Readings: Ex 20:1-17 / Ps 19 / 1 Cor 1:22-25 / Jn 2:13-25 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor A story is told about two altar servers who, one Sunday morning, while waiting for the Mass to begin, noticed that the […]

READ MORE
28 Feb

Jump Into the Unknown, Trust in God

by N W Feb 28, 2021 Comments Off on Jump Into the Unknown, Trust in God

Second Sunday of Lent February 28, 2021 — Year B Readings: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 / Ps 116 / Rom 8:31b-34 / Mk 9:2-10 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor One of Chevrolet’s cars is named after the second fastest land animal in the world, the impala, which can run […]

READ MORE
21 Feb

Keep Moving Forward

by N W Feb 21, 2021 Comments Off on Keep Moving Forward

First Sunday of Lent February 21, 2021 — Year B Readings: Gn 9:8-15 / Ps 25 / 1 Pt 3:18-22 / Mk 1:12-15 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor During these difficult times, we all hunger for the Good News. The story of Noah, which we heard in the First Reading […]

READ MORE
17 Feb

How to Get Closer to Jesus

by N W Feb 17, 2021 Comments Off on How to Get Closer to Jesus

Ash Wednesday February 17, 2021 — Year B Readings: Jl 2:12-18 / Ps 51 / 2 Cor 5:20-6:2 / Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Today, Ash Wednesday, as we begin the forty-day season of Lent, we may have at the back of our minds that this is […]

READ MORE
14 Feb

The Miracle of Grace

by N W Feb 14, 2021 Comments Off on The Miracle of Grace

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 14, 2021 — Year B Readings: Lv 13:1-2, 44-46 / Ps 32 / 1 Cor 10:31-11:1 / Mk 1:40-45 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Today, we have another of Jesus’ early miracles—the healing of the leper. The idea of miracles can be […]

READ MORE
7 Feb

To Pray is Our Way

by N W Feb 7, 2021 Comments Off on To Pray is Our Way

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 7, 2021 — Year B Readings: Jb 7:1-4, 6-7 / Ps 147 / 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23 / Mk 1:29-39 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor It’s a beautiful snowy day in our area today, Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you are rooting for the Chiefs […]

READ MORE
31 Jan

Dealing with Anxieties

by N W Jan 31, 2021 Comments Off on Dealing with Anxieties

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time January 31, 2021 — Year B Readings: Dt 18:15-20 / Ps 95 / 1 Cor 7:32-35 / Mk 1:21-28 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor At the present time, we are all aware that many people are experiencing some sort of anxiety. They ask questions like: […]

READ MORE
24 Jan

Scripture: A Love Story

by N W Jan 24, 2021 Comments Off on Scripture: A Love Story

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time January 24, 2021 — Year B Readings: Jon 3:1-5, 10 / Ps 25 / 1 Cor 7:29-31 / Mk 1:14-20 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon “Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” Those are the words of Jesus in our gospel today. In the […]

READ MORE
17 Jan

Mary Our Guide

by N W Jan 17, 2021 Comments Off on Mary Our Guide

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 17, 2021 — Year B Readings: Gn 3:9-15, 20 / Ps 87 / Acts 1:12-14 / Jn 19:25-34 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Not too long ago, Christina Simos and her 18-month-old baby were caught between a rock and a hard place at their […]

READ MORE
10 Jan

God With Us

by N W Jan 10, 2021 Comments Off on God With Us

The Baptism of the Lord January 10, 2021 — Year B Readings: Is 42:1-4, 6-7 / Ps 29 / Acts 10:34-38 / Mk 1:7-11 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Week after week, we hear four readings from the scriptures. The first reading generally comes from the Old Testament. […]

READ MORE
3 Jan

Shine Like a Star

by N W Jan 3, 2021 Comments Off on Shine Like a Star

The Epiphany of the Lord January 3, 2021 — Year B Readings: Is 60:1-6 / Ps 72 / Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6 / Mt 2:1-12 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Today as we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, God’s words from the Prophet Isaiah, which we heard […]

READ MORE
1 Jan

Mother of Us All

by N W Jan 1, 2021 Comments Off on Mother of Us All

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God January 1, 2021 — Year B Readings: Nm 6:22-27 / Ps 67 / Gal 4:4-7 / Lk 2:16-21 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor A story is told about an eight-year-old boy who lived in Poland about nine decades ago. He used to see his […]

READ MORE
27 Dec

St. Joseph, Model of Catholic Fatherhood

by N W Dec 27, 2020 Comments Off on St. Joseph, Model of Catholic Fatherhood

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph December 27, 2020 — Year B Readings: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14 / Ps 128 / Col 3:12-21 / Lk 2:22-40 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Today is a feast that is particularly close to my heart. It is the Feast of […]

READ MORE
25 Dec

Listen to the Light

by N W Dec 25, 2020 Comments Off on Listen to the Light

The Nativity of the Lord December 25, 2020 — Year B Readings: Is 9:1-6 / Ps 96 / Ti 2:11-14 / Lk 2:1-14 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Jane Wolford Hughes, a Catholic author and a good friend of Bishop Holley, wrote a small book that is being quoted by […]

READ MORE
Mass Times