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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 […]

November 17: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Malachi 3:19-20a; 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12; Luke 21:5-19. In the first reading, Malachi proclaims the coming judgment where the proud and evildoers will face destruction, while those who fear the Lord will be healed. In the second reading, Paul reminds believers to behave in an orderly way. In the Gospel, Jesus describes events that involve the […]

November 10, 2019: The 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14; 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5; Luke 20:27-38 or 20:27, 34-38. Our first reading from Maccabees recalls the bravery of seven brothers and their mother who preferred death to denying their hope in the God of Israel. Saint Paul reminds the Thessalonians of God’s fidelity and encourages them to find hope and strength in […]

November 3, 2019: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wisdom 11:22-12:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2; Luke 19:1-10. In the Book of Wisdom, the author says that God loves all things because they are his, and he overlooks sin so that all may repent. In the second reading, Paul offers prayer and encouragement to the Thessalonians in their efforts to glorify the Lord. In Luke’s Gospel, […]

October 27, 2019: The 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18: 9-14. Sirach says the Lord is a God of justice who is not partial, but does hear the cries and prayers of the most vulnerable. Saint Paul writes that he has kept the faith and looks forward to the crown of righteousness, noting that it was […]

October 20, 2019: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Exodus 17:8-13; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8. In the first reading, Moses needs help in keeping his hands raised so that Joshua will be victorious. Saint Paul reminds Timothy to remain faithful to what he has learned. In the Gospel, Jesus uses the parable of the persistent widow to remind the disciples to pray always […]

October 13, 2019: The 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

2 Kings 5:14-17; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19. In the first reading, Naaman is cured of his leprosy after following the prophet Elisha’s instructions to plunge into the Jordan river seven times. In his Letter to Timothy, Paul note that while he may be in chains, the word of God is not. All who are […]

October 6, 2019: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14; Luke 17:5-10. Habakkuk complains to the Lord, who responds that what Habakkuk awaits will come in time, and the just one shall live because of his faith. Saint Paul writes to Timothy and encourages him in his faithfulness to the Gospel. In the Gospel, the Apostles say to […]