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February 10: The Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8; I Corinthians 15:1-11 or 15:3-8, 11; Luke 5:1-11. The first reading recounts the calling of Isaiah, how the seraphim of the Lord came to him with an ember, touched his lips with it, and said, your wickedness is removed. In the second reading, Paul recounts his own calling by the Lord, and […]


Walk for Life West Coast in SingTao Daily. 反墮胎遊行今年迎來第15周年,26日在三藩市市中心5萬人參與集會,呼籲人們尊重生命的權利,懂得自愛,反對墮胎。遊行現場的民眾來自灣區四處,包括天主教徒及普通民眾。今年亦是美國最高法院判墮胎合法化的第46周年。 集會發言者將墮胎作為威脅女性健康的問題進行闡述,并邀請7位孕婦上台,並將心跳監測器放在孕婦的肚子上,借住音響的放大人們聽到胎兒有力的心跳聲。多位反墮胎知名社區人士參與集會並發言。三藩市大主教Cordileone亦現身支持活動。 華裔社區中來自平等公義協會的主席李少敏、華裔醫師李伊雲以及中華福音教會長老周海瑞26日也受邀出席列坐主席臺一側。 News For Chinese, 墮胎反對者在SF遊行集會, San Francisco NTDTV In Chinese (starts at 5:13) #babiessavingbabies #walkforlifewc #WalkForLife #WFLWC  

The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feb. 3

Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19; I Corinthians 12:31-13:13 or 13:4-13; Luke 4:21-30. In the first reading, we hear God’s call to Jeremiah and his assurance that he will always be with him, no matter how much others oppose him. In Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians, he speaks of the more excellent way of love, the very foundation […]

The Feast of St. John Bosco, Jan. 27

Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-16, 23-24, 30-31-31; Psalm 33; Philippians 4:4-9; Matthew 18:1-6, 10. God will look after his sheep, since bad rulers have led the sheep astray. God will send a new David to lead them who is none other than the Good Shepherd, Jesus. The psalmist tells us: “Blessed are they who put their trust […]

The Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11. In relaying the words of the Lord to Israel, Isaiah uses the image of a marriage to describe the relationship between God and his Chosen People. Saint Paul reminds us that the Spirit gives many different gifts to be used to build up the community. The Gospel tells […]

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28; 1 John 3:1-2, 21, 24; Luke 2:41-52. Today we hear about the birth of Samuel and how his mother gives thanks in the Temple and dedicates her son to the Lord. John, in his letter, highlights our dignity and destiny—we are God’s children now and are commanded to love one another. […]

The Epiphany of the Lord

Isaiah 6:1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12. Today’s first reading is a prophecy about the radiance of the Lord’s light shining on all nations. The second reading speaks of the Gentiles as co-heirs, along with the Jews, to the promises of Jesus. The Gospel tells of the visit of the Magi to the child Jesus, […]

The Baptism of the Lord

Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Titus 2:11-14, 3:4-7; Luke 3:15-16, 21-22. Isaiah prophesies the Lord bringing peace and victory to Israel, and foretells the ministry of John the Baptist. Paul’s Letter to Titus reminds his listeners of the saving grace of God in Jesus Christ. In Luke’s Gospel, John the Baptist denies being the Messiah, and at […]

The Funeral of Fr. Mario Rosso, SDB

On December 15, 2017 we lost our beloved director, Fr. Mario Rosso, SDB. Words cannot express the depths of our loss and heartbrokenness. The Funeral was on Wednesday, December 20. Parish Photographer Patrick Gee has a set of lovely photos here, and of the burial of our beloved Fr. Mario at the Salesian Cemetery in […]