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August 16, 2020: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 56:1, 6-7; Romans 11:13-15, 29-32; Matthew 15:21-28. The Lord speaks through Isaiah, giving his promise that all who hold to [his] covenant will be brought to his holy mountain. In the second reading, Saint Paul tells the Gentiles that God delivered all to disobedience, that he might have mercy upon all. In the Gospel, […]

August 9, 2020: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:22-33. Elijah heard God in a tiny whispering sound. Paul writes to the Romans that he has great sorrow and constant anguish in [his] heart for his own people. In the Gospel, Peter becomes frightened while walking on the water toward Jesus. Jesus catches him from sinking.   […]

August 2, 2020: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 55:1-3; Romans 8:35, 37-39; Matthew 14:13-21. The Lord speaks through Isaiah, exhorting his people to come to the water and be renewed by the everlasting covenant. Paul  tells the Romans that nothing can separate them from the love of Christ. In the Gospel, after hearing of the death of John the Baptist, Jesus heals […]

July 26, 2020: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Kings 3:5, 7-12; Romans 8:28-30; Matthew 13:44-52 or 13:44-46. God tells Solomon to ask for anything, and he asks for an understanding heart to lead his people.. Saint Paul writes to the Romans that, all things work for good to those who love God. In the Gospel, Jesus uses three parables (buried treasure, pearl […]

July 19, 2020: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Wisdom 12:13, 16-19; Romans 8:26-27; Matthew 13: 24-43 or 13 13:24-30. Wisdom speaks of the might and clemency of God, saying you would permit repentance for their sins. Paul tells the Romans that the Spirit intercedes when we know not how to pray. In the Gospel, Jesus shares three parables about the kingdom of heaven, […]

June 12, 2020: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23 or 13:1-9. Isaiah describes the word of God as fruitful, not returning to the Lord until his will is accomplished. Paul writes to the Romans, addressing human suffering and looking beyond it to the promise of heaven. In the Gospel, Jesus tells the parable of the sower and explains […]

July 5, 2020: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Zechariah 9:9-10; Romans 8:9, 11-13; Matthew 11:25-30. Zechariah tells Jerusalem to rejoice, for their king shall come to them “…riding…on a colt, proclaiming a message of peace to the nations. Saint Paul instructs the Romans that whoever does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him. In the Gospel, Jesus gives praise […]

June 28: The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

Acts 12:1-11; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; Matthew 16:13-19. The first reading recounts Peter’s miraculous liberation from prison. In the second reading, Paul, reflecting on his life of ministry, comments that he has fought the good fight. All the while he credits the Lord with rescuing him from every harm. In the Gospel, Jesus gives Peter […]

網上集體玫瑰經 Virtual Group Rosary

網上集體玫瑰經 Virtual Group Rosary 基於居家避疫令,自聖母月開始,每星期日,華人宗徒舉辦了網上集體玫瑰 經,參加人數有35 至50 人之間,來自不同堂區、州、甚至加拿大。 Due to the “Shelter-in-place” order, the Chinese Apostolates held virtual group Rosary on Sundays starting the Month of Mary. Number of participants ranged from 35 to 50 people, with friends from other parishes, states and even Canada. 雖然聖堂重開,讓信眾參與彌撒, 團體決定每星期日晚,繼續舉行網上集 體玫瑰經,為疫情早日結束祈禱,詳情請留意堂區通訊。 To continually pray for the ending of […]

June 21, 2020: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 20:10-13; Romans 5:12-15; Matthew 10: 26-33. Jeremiah, the prophet, praises the Lord in the midst of terror and persecution, trusting God’s power to save. In his Letter to the Romans, Paul teaches that death came through Adam’s sin, but Jesus brings the grace of God as a gift. In the Gospel, Jesus encourages the […]