Sermons from December 2015

Feast of the Holy Family – English & Spanish

Sunday’s Readings .. Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; or Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28; Psalm 4:2-3, 5-6, 9-10; Colossians 3:12-21; Luke 2:41-52 From the Pastor’s Desk ….  Holy Family of Nazareth, Pray for Us!       The Scriptures tell us a lot about Jesus, especially how he came into the world and how he left it. Although Scripture doesn’t say much about […]

Christmas – English & Spanish

Christmas Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 89:4-5, 16-17, 27, 29; Acts 13:16-17, 22-25; Matthew 1:1-25 From the Pastor’s Desk ….    A Child, A Mother and the Shepherds. Today a great light shines – the light of charity. Despite the fact that 2000 years have passed by, this still is the “Holy Night”. The only good news that can remove the fears of […]

4th Sunday of Advent – English & Spanish

Sunday’s Readings: Micah 5:1-4; Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45  From the Pastor’s Desk ….     Blessed are you… In today’s Gospel, Elizabeth calls Mary blessed. One definition of blessed is holy; another is favored by God. Mary is all of these things – blessed, holy and favored by God – because God chooses her […]

3rd Sunday of Advent – English & Spanish

Sundays Readings: Zephaniah 3:14-18; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 From the Pastor’s Desk ….   The Song of Happiness Not all is penitence, pain, and death as we journey through this desert. Today’s liturgy pauses to ring a hymn of joy. How can we not be delighted when the Son of God, who comes to save us, is near. Jesus is coming, Jesus is with us. With […]

2nd Sunday of Advent – English & Spanish

Sundays Readings: Baruch 5:1-9; Psalms 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6; Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11; Luke 3:1-6 From the Pastor’s Desk ….     The Word in the Desert The Church continues to prepare the way of Our Lord for His Coming. The desert is a place of solitude, hardships of life, and of temptation. The desert educates one that an essential part of life will require renunciations, detachments, and a radical change of […]