Reflection on John 8:31-42 In today’s Gospel, we find a very confrontational passage. This time Jesus is not confronting the Pharisees who are doubting him and seeking his death, but for those who have proclaimed their belief in Jesus. He begins with this beautiful statement: “If you remain in my word, you will truly be[…]
Reflection on John 8:1-11 In today’s Gospel, we have the well-known story of the woman caught in a sinful act and brought to Jesus, who responds “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” However, as I reflected on this passage, what spoke to me[…]
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT – MARCH 29, 2020 – CYCLE A “ROLL AWAY THE STONE AND SEE THE GLORY OF GOD” My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Faith, “Roll away the stone and see the glory of God!” This is our last Sunday of Lent before we celebrate Palm Sunday[…]
Through Faith Direct you can make all of your contributions to St. Joseph Catholic Church via automatic payment from your checking account or credit card – just as you may do now with your mortgage, household bills, and other monthly payments. This is a great way to simplify your giving –[…]
Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent March 27, 2020 In both of our readings for today, someone is called to task for speaking the truth. In the reading from the Book of Wisdom, an upright man professes to have knowledge of God and reproaches others for their transgression of the law. His fellow Jews[…]
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Every day, I offer the Holy Mass along with our seminarian intern, Cesar. We celebrate the Eucharist in the chapel of our residence. Be assured that you and your families and children are prayed for and not forgotten. You may have heard that this past Tuesday, Archbishop Gomez required that all of the churches in[…]
Dear St. Joseph Family: Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. In the Gospel of Luke, we heard that the angel Gabriel announced to the Blessed Virgin Mary that she will be the Mother of the Son of God. The angel told God’s Plan to our Blessed Mother. Mary answered: “How[…]