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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 […]