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42nd Anniversary of the Supreme Court Abortion Decisions (January 22, 2015)

Posted by Fr Kenneth Anderson

In all the Dioceses of the United States of America, January 22 (or January 23, when January 22 falls on a Sunday) shall be observed as a particular day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations ... Read More »

Always Baptized into Something

Posted by Fr Kenneth Anderson

This weekend the Church celebrates the great Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. In our catholic life of worship this feast concludes the Christmas Season which, in recent years, seems to end on Christmas Day.  We need the feasts of Christmas to help us remember and appreciate why ... Read More »

Worldwide Challenges

Posted by max Caballero

On September 18, 2014, the world watched as a historic vote unfolded in Scotland. By a margin of 55% to 45%, with nearly 85% of registered voters casting a ballot, the Scottish people voted "No" to independence. Their decision preserved a union between England and Scotland that has endured ... Read More »

Financial Situation

Posted by max Caballero

 There are several important factors which impacted the overall negative financial year for the parish.            First, our income was less than budgeted. Overall Sunday offertory in the 1st half of the fiscal year, through Christmas 2013 was strong. In the beginning of the 2014, ... Read More »

Where two or three are gathered in my Name

Posted by max Caballero

In our day of privatized religion, we miss the significance of what is being claimed in our scripture readings this weekend. The Gospel, the good news about Jesus Christ, the message of salvation, redemption and liberation, is a mes- sage that is certainly personal. It addresses each of us, ... Read More »

Mending Walls

Posted by Fr Kenneth Anderson

Our scripture readings this weekend are about walls being broken down. About breaking through prejudice, through whatever separates us, whatever walls us in.

The Canaanite woman breaks through the prejudice that wouldn't allow them to listen to a foreign woman. This past Friday, August 15, is traditionally the feast day ... Read More »

Sunday Homily

Posted by Fr Kenneth Anderson

What does it feel like to meet someone who knows everything that you have ever done? You feel vulnerable for one thing, uneasy and slightly awkward for another. Who could stand up to such a scrutiny? A true treasure is found in having, as a friend, someone who truly ... Read More »