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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 […]

June 14, 2020: The Most Precious Body and Blood of Christ

Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; John 6:51-58. In Deuteronomy, Moses reminds the people of how God brought them out of Egypt and through 40 years in the desert. Saint Paul writes of our unity as Christians, for we all partake of the one loaf. Jesus tells the Jewish crowds that he is the living […]

June 7, 2020: The Most Holy Trinity

Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; John 3:16-18. On Mount Sinai, Moses encounters the God of Israel as a God of compassion and kindness. Saint Paul urges the Corinthians to live in fellowship and peace as brothers and sisters, children of the one God. In the Gospel, Jesus teaches that his mission is grounded in […]

March 31, 2020: Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23. The first reading recounts the dramatic coming of the Holy Spirit to the disciples — and their resulting ability to speak in different tongues. In his Letter to the Corinthians, Saint Paul writes that while there are different kinds of spiritual gifts, there is but the same […]

May 24, 2020: The Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28: 16-20. In the first reading, Jesus tells his Apostles that they will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon them, and then he ascends into heaven. In his Letter to the Ephesians, Saint Paul affirms the hope enjoyed by all who believe in the promise and power of […]

May 17, 2020: Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14: 15-21. In the first reading, Philip proclaims the Gospel in Samaria and many people are cured. Peter and John follow and lay hands on the newly baptized there, and they received the Holy Spirit. In the second reading, Peter encourages the community to always be ready to […]