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January 19, 2020: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 49: 3, 5-6; 1 Corinthians 1:1-13; John 1:29-34. In the first reading, God reminds Isaiah that Israel is the Lord’s servant. Paul greets the Church of Corinth, announcing he has been called to be an Apostle. In the Gospel, John announces Jesus as the Lamb of God. Domenica 2A Del Tempo Ordinario   Giovanni […]

January 12, 2020: The Baptism of the Lord

Isaiah 41: 1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3:13-17. Isaiah shares the Lord’s promise of a servant of the Lord who will come forth and bring justice to the nations. In the second reading, Peter tells those gathered that God shows no partiality. All who fear him and act uprightly are acceptable to him. In the […]

January 5, 2020: The Epiphany of the Lord

Isaiah 60: 1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12. Isaiah prophesies that a light has come to Jerusalem, while darkness covers the earth. All will come to the city bearing gold and frankincense, and proclaiming the praises of the Lord. Paul tells the Ephesians that Gentiles are coheirs of God, along with the people of Israel. […]

December 29, 2019: The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; Colossians 3:12-21 or 3:12-17; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. Sirach writes about family relationships and duties, especially that of honoring one’s parents all the days of their lives. Paul instructs the Colossians on how to love one another and live for Christ. In the Gospel, Joseph follows the instructions of the angels who led […]

December 22, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 7: 10-14; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1: 18-24. Isaiah prophesies a sign for Israel: The virgin shall conceive, and bear a son who will embody God’s redemptive presence with his people. Paul, recalling his own apostolic calling, writes that the Gentiles are also called to belong to Jesus Christ. In the Gospel, the Lord’s angel […]

December 15, 2019: Gaudete Sunday!

Isaiah 35: 1-6a, 10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11: 2-11. In the first reading, Isaiah speaks of a day when the glory and splendor of God will be apparent to all. God will come to save. James encourages the community to be patient as they await Christ’s return. In the Gospel, Jesus tells the disciples of […]

December 8, 2019: Second Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 11: 1-10; Romans 15:4-9; Matthew 3: 1-12. Isaiah tells of the justice and peace that shall reign in the kingdom of God. Saint Paul prays that God will give the community the ability to be in harmony and united with Christ. In the Gospel. John the Baptist exhorts his listeners to turn away from […]

感恩節社會服務 Thanksgiving Social Service

一群教友,作了感恩節社會服務,於十一月二十 九日 ,在三藩市Canon Kip Senior Center, 為跨信仰冬季庇護中心準備晚餐。一行人當日午飯後,便聚集其中一位家中烹煮一切,於六時到中心為露宿者分餐,各人都感恩能参與此善舉,光榮及讚頌歸於天主。 A group of Chinese Apostolates did a Thanksgiving social service. On November 29, they served dinner at the Canon Kip Senior Center in San Francisco for the Interfaith Winter Shelter. After lunch that day, the group gathered at the home of one member to cook. By 6 pm, […]

December 1, 2019: First Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44. In the first reading, Isaiah prophesies that the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established and raised, and that instruction shall come out of Zion. Then God will judge between nations. Saint Paul warns the Romans that salvation is imminent, and that they should cast off sin and […]

November 24, 2019: Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

2 Samuel 5:1-3; Colossians 1:12-20; Luke  23:35-43. In the first reading, the tribes of Israel anoint David, their shepherd, as king. In the reading from Colossians, Paul writes of the incredible glory of Jesus, firstborn of all creation., head of the Church, and preeminent over all creation. In the Gospel, Jesus shows his compassion and […]