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Greetings from our Pastor on the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ proclaims that He has come to fulfill the reign of the Kingdom of God, He is in our midst, His merciful Heart is open wide, calling all of us to surrender to Him and allow Him to change our hearts, to change our lives, even to the point of leaving behind all that is valuable and familiar to us, in exchange for something far more precious than anything in the world - our Lord and Savior, Christ Jesus Himself, our priceless treasure.  Christ affirms that nothing compares to the grace of being u...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, As another liturgical season, the Ordinary Time, unfolds before us, Christ brings us to the beginning of the ministry of His apostles.  These ordinary people were drawn to the teachings of Christ and realized that the fulfillment of their deepest longing can only be found in Him.    Perhaps like them, we are at a point in our lives where we are searching for answers to our problems, we are looking for some light to dispel our doubts, worries and uncertainties about the future, we are seeking rest from the seemingly unending burde...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
Dear Friends in Christ, On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Christ opens to us once more the waters of rebirth and renewal. He draws us into the font of His love and saving graces as we totally surrender to Him. On this feast, we continue to celebrate God's greatest love for us, His beloved Son, with Whom He is well pleased, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. With the Holy Spirit descending upon Him, Christ, as the Anointed of the Father, began His mission, preaching the good news, setting the captives free, healing those who are oppressed.   Christ conti...

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A Blessed 2021 to all our St. Luke Friends! - Greetings from our Pastor
Dear Friends in Christ, As 2020 draws to a close, a sad year for us due to the catastrophic pandemic, let us not fail to look back and thank God for the numerous blessings He has showered upon us. Although we have been deprived of our normal lives, separated from our loved ones, with limited activities, unable to freely worship the Lord, we remain grateful for the gift of God's divine Spirit who has brought Christ to our hearts and united all of us to His Heart as well. The Holy Spirit was able to manifest His power more than ever, through moments of spiritual ...

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A Blessed Christmas to All! - Greetings from our Pastor
Dear Friends in Christ, Our Advent waiting has ended and now we celebrate and proclaim the coming of our Father's only Son. Amidst the darkness surrounding us due to the pandemic, we still have a reason to rejoice because a Star is born! Christ our Savior is born - the true light that enlightens our hearts, the glorious light beaming forth our Father's love, leading us into the way of peace, grace, truth and life everlasting. I invite you to welcome our Celebrant into your heart and spend some moments in His presence.  In a spirit of prayer, approach t...

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OUTDOOR MASS SCHEDULE

Posted on December 09, 2020 in: General News

ST. LUKE'S OUTDOOR MASS SCHEDULE Sundays - 10:00am  *Weekday Morning Masses are suspended. Reminders: Please make sure that you are warm and bundled up for the winter weather. Only those who do not have their consent forms on file are required to submit them.  The rest, please make sure that you sign the waiver attendance sheet before leaving the church.   So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves.  He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal l...

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Dear Friends in Christ, On this First Sunday of Advent, as we start another liturgical year, Christ gives us the hope and the promise of a better future with Him.  He assures us that He is ever present, with His graces always made available to us as we call on His name.  During these four weeks of Advent, let us call on God to bring us deeper and closer to the heart of Christ His Son, whose coming we anticipate with great gladness.  How do we prepare for the coming of our Savior King? Christ tells us to "be watchful, be alert."  We might find His command to be too arduous a task, bu...

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Dear St. Luke friends, On this Solemnity of All Saints, Christ invites us to rejoice and celebrate with all the saints and angels in heaven.  Heaven is so vast and limitless and God desires to fill His Kingdom with all of His children.  He wants no one to be left behind.  God's loving plan for all, you and I included, is to transform us into His saints, no matter how dark and sinful our past is.  Our Merciful Savior, who is the embodiment of the Beatitudes, has given us these "blessed" rules to guide our life of holiness.  He loves us so much that He wants us all to be united ...

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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor - The Love Command
Dear St. Luke friends, On this 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ our Lord assures us that He is our strength, our rock, our fortress, our deliverer especially during our times of need.  Christ is our Savior who waits for us to call upon Him and trust that His compassionate love will deliver us from all forms of bondage, sin and evil. We need not be disheartened by the darkness around us, for the love of Christ on the Cross assures us that we are made for heaven and not for this world.  Christ's love and the Holy Spirit are constantly at work within ...

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November: All Souls Month

Posted on October 24, 2020 in: General News

All Souls envelopes are now available in the community center. The completed forms will be placed at the foot of the altar and your departed loved ones will be remembered on All Saints' Day, All Souls' Day and all Monday Masses in November. You can mail in the names of your deceased loved ones if you cannot come to Church.  Or you can email saintlukefc@gmail.com.   “From the beginning the Church has honored the memory of the dead and offered prayers in suffrage for them, above all the Eucharistic Sacrifice, so that, thus purified, they may attain the beatific vision of God”(CCC...

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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor - Image of God
Dear St. Luke friends, On this 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ reminds us that our names are inscribed in His Sacred Heart. Just as the coin has the inscription of Caesar, so is Christ's priceless Heart stamped with the sign of His insurmountable love for us all.  The Heart that was pierced for our sins is the same Heart from which flows His Most Precious Blood for our redemption.  Christ gave His all to us, his very life, no matter who we are or what we have been in the past.  Our future lies secure in His hands.  We need not fret ...

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Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ promises us the fullness of happiness in His kingdom.  We are all given access to this invitation of being guests in His banquet.  There is no distinction, the good and bad alike, the poor and rich, the young and old are all invited.  That is how God shows us his generous mercies, how much He desires all people to be saved and come to feast in His kingdom.  It is up to us whether we will accept the invitation or not.   God wants us to be counted among those who are chosen and remain His faithful VIPs till the end. &nb...

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A rising threat to the lives of unborn babies is the chemical abortion pill. The number of chemical abortions in the US has gone up dramatically, while the overall number of abortions has decreased. COVID-19 is expected to only make the problem worse, with more women (and teen girls) seeking chemical abortions at home—even illegally, by mail and without a doctor’s prescription. This is especially scary because chemical abortion can be more painful, traumatic, and risky for women than surgical abortion. But there is hope: a new bill has been introduced that could help protect mothers and babies from chemical abo...

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Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ comes to us as our compassionate and merciful Savior who promises us the bountiful harvest of His vineyard.  Through His Cross, Christ sacrificed His life to cultivate us as His precious vine.  Although at times, we might turn away from God and dismiss His divine call, He never gives up on us.  Christ continues to offer Himself in atonement for our sins.  He sparks hope within us and provides all we need to return to His life of grace.   Christ has given us His sacraments to make us His fertile plants. &n...

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ calls all of us to work in His vineyard and with patient love waits for us to respond to His invitation.  Even if we have said "no" multiple times, we can turn around. Christ is always there to welcome us and He never tires of drawing us all to His Heart. Whenever we feel that there is no hope for us to change, let us focus our gaze on Christ, who is the perfect model of doing the Father's will.  His perfect submission to the Father redeemed us from death and brought...

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ, who is our first beginning and last end, affirms that He never tires of calling us to His vast vineyard of merciful love.  No matter what our past is, with its failures, disappointments, or waywardness, our Divine Merciful Savior comes to our rescue even to the end, welcoming our contrite hearts, with His all-embracing love and salvation. Each week, at the Lord's Eucharistic celebration, either at St. Luke's or virtually at home, we are blessed to encounter God&...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor - A Heart to Forgive
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ assures us that there is a place reserved for each one of us in His Heart. In His Heart, we find solace and comfort during times of suffering and trials.  In His Heart, we find a refuge each time we fall from our own sinfulness.  In His Heart, there is an infinite ocean of mercy where we experience true and lasting forgiveness and peace (especially through the sacrament of reconciliation). Each time the Lord welcomes us to His Eucharistic feast either at St. Luke's or vir...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ assures us that He is in our midst whenever we gather in His name.  Christ comes to us anew as we gather again to worship Him around the Lord's table at St. Luke's or virtually at home.   Let us pray that the Spirit of God will help us follow His call to live in peace with one another and recognize Christ's presence in others.  We look around and see that Christ is present in our loved ones, in those whom we work with, in the front-liners who help provide bas...

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First Friday Outdoor Mass in honor of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (September 4, 2020 - 8:30AM)
ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY OUTDOOR MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS September 4, 2020 (8:30 AM) Come let us adore and worship our Lord, whose Sacred Heart longs to pour out upon us His graces and gifts.   All are invited. We consecrate ourselves to the Sacred Heart by acknowledging Him as Creator and Redeemer and as having full rights over us as King of kings, by repenting, and by resolving to serve Him. We also make reparation for the indifference and ingratitude with which He is treated. The devotions attached to the promises ar...

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ is calling each one of us to be His disciples.  The call to discipleship entails a denial of our own sinful desires, our pleasures, our worldly attachments, so that we can focus more on doing what God wills for our lives.  Christ is calling us to follow Him on the way of the cross. Our sacrifices, sufferings and hardships are the crosses which lead us to life in the Spirit with Christ.  God grants us all the graces we need, and it is Christ Himself who shoulders the we...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ invites us to a deeper and more personal relationship with Him. Just like St. Peter in the Gospel, we are asked by the Lord, "Who do you say that I am?"  In the silence of our hearts, let us allow His divine Spirit to speak to us and reveal who God is in our lives.  And as St. Peter testified in all ardor, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God,” let us ask for the grace to proclaim and share with others who Christ is in word and deed. In ou...

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings from our Pastor (Outdoor Masses)
Dear St. Luke friends, On this 20th Sunday in Ordinary time, Christ assures us that He is there with us in our struggles, and in the most difficult times in our lives.  Just like His encounter with the Canaanite woman, Christ is always there waiting for us to call on Him in faith.  He never tires of listening to our cries for help.  He never sends us away but draws us close to His Heart, granting us His healing mercies, forgiveness and love. Christ longs to free us from all torments and bring us to communion with Him through His real presence, mercy and...

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Weekend Outdoor Masses)
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ runs to us whenever we call out to Him, "Lord, save us!"; and He fills us with courage especially during the storms in our lives.  He is always with us, assuring us, "it is I, do not be afraid." Christ longs to bring us His saving love in each sacrament, in each moment of prayer, in each act of kindness and in each gathering of worship.  Christ, who is truly alive in the Eucharist, comes to dwell in our hearts and fortifies us with the power of His Holy Sp...

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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 8am & 10am Sunday Outdoor Masses
Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ comes to our rescue and addresses the famine we experience within our souls.  His heart is moved with great love for us and desires to offer us healing, strength and nourishment.  We are filled with His love each time we encounter Him, truly alive in the Eucharist. In spite of the challenges we face in our Church's sacramental life of worship, we continue to be thankful for Christ's gift of Himself in the Eucharist.  He is the Bread of Life who satisfies our hunger, c...

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted on July 24, 2020 in: General News

Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ shows us another glimpse of what the kingdom of heaven is like.   Like the merchant, we are always in search for fine pearls--those which will bring us happiness and satisfaction.  But Christ, in His abiding love for us, assures us that the priceless pearl we have in Him and our place in His kingdom is the greatest of all the treasures combined, the source of true and lasting fulfillment. As we gather together in our Eucharistic celebration, either in St. Luke or through virtual participation at home, we manifest through our wors...

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted on July 19, 2020 in: General News

Dear St. Luke friends,  On this 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are consoled by the Lord that in the midst of the uncertainties we face about the future, His promise to us, His children, remains certain--His love for us conquers all and He assures us of a place in His kingdom in heaven. We have a foretaste of the kingdom of heaven each time we worship God together at the Eucharistic Feast, in St. Luke Church or virtually at home.  We thank the Lord for this gift and we ask Him for the grace to be united together in building His kingdom here on earth. Our small acts of faithfulness, like devoting time ...

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COVID-19 has contributed to the permanent closure of 130 Catholic schools across 23 states.  Additionally, internal surveys show ten percent of Catholic schools are now uncertain if they can open their doors this fall.   That means as many as 500 or more Catholic schools could be in jeopardy. Please join the USCCB in asking Congress to include additional relief for Catholic schools in the next emergency relief package.  Public schools are asking for $300 billion dollars, and it is important to make sure that hard-hit Catholic school families also receive emergency relief.  Please take a momen...

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On this 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear Christ sharing with us the Parable of the Sower. We trust that the seeds of faith, hope, and love which the Lord has planted in our hearts will bear good fruits as we share them with our families, our loved ones, and all the people we encounter. Those same seeds are cultivated each time we gather together in Christ's Eucharistic Sacrifice, either at St. Luke or at home through your virtual participation.  Let us ask God to send His Holy Spirit and make our hearts fertile soils for His Word, producing a rich harvest for His kingdom. Starting August 2, 20...

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Signup for July4/5, 2020)
On this 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are consoled by Christ's words, “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” (Matthew 11:28-30) During this pandemic, the Lord asks us to surrender to Him all our burdens and find true rest in Him.  Christ is delighted to offer Himself to us and shower the lightness of His love each time we celebrate His Eucharistic...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Signup for June 27/28, 2020)
This Sunday, the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are called once again to gather together in thanksgiving to God who encourages us to put Him first in our lives. We are to follow Christ in all that we do, as He reminds us, “whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because the little one is a disciple—amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward.” (Matthew 10:42) Trusting that cups of water of kindness continue to be offered among our families, friends or strangers in need. Cups of prayers go as wel...

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Father's Day Blessings and Signup (June 20/21, 2020)
In gratitude to our Father in heaven for His love, and for the gift of our own fathers, or of those who have been like fathers to us, let us honor them by returning their love and lifting them up in thanksgiving at our Eucharistic Celebration. Whether you are with us this Sunday at St. Luke's or at home participating in televised or online Mass, be assured of our Almighty Father's blessings and graces this Father's Day! Important reminders for those who will be attending St. Luke's Sunday Mass: 1) As directed by the County Medical Officer, for ...

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Corpus Christi Sunday (June 13/14, 2020)
This Sunday, the Feast of Corpus Christi, we gather once again in thanksgiving to God for the gift of Himself in the Eucharist.  We thank our Lord for the nourishment and strength He lavishes upon us as He offers Himself to us, for He said, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is My flesh for the life of the world.” (John 6:51) Continued prayers for the health and well-being of all our friends at St. Luke, especially those who cannot be with us in church phy...

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Resumption of Public Masses (Most Holy Trinity Sunday)
Dear friends at St. Luke,   With gratitude to God, after two months of Eucharistic fasting, we are pleased to announce that we will resume public Masses at St. Luke Church on the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity. SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 6th, 2020: 5:00pm Sunday, June 7th, 2020: 7:30am, 9:00am and 10:30am  (NO 5:00pm Sunday Mass)   Those who are at risk of COVID-19 or have pre-existing health conditions or are manifesting COVID-19 symptoms (especially fever, cough or difficulty breathing) should still stay at home. You are dispensed from th...

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Pentecost Sunday Greetings from our Pastor
Today, Pentecost Sunday, we are celebrating the birth of our Church, the day of fulfillment of the promise of Christ, the Holy Spirit, Who came as wind and fire upon the apostles. With our Blessed Mother, they devoted themselves with one accord to prayer, proclaiming the Gospel to the ends of the earth.  This same Divine Spirit visits us anew, revives our souls and empowers us to bear fruit for God's kingdom, as He brings us to communion with Christ each time we participate in our Lord's Eucharistic Sacrifice.  The Holy Spirit descends upon us each...

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In today's Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, we prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ's promised Advocate - the Holy Spirit who will empower us in fulfilling our God-given mission.  We believe that during this time of trial, our Lord remains with us through the Holy Spirit, so we ask the same Spirit to prepare our hearts for our reunion with Him, our Eucharistic Lord, and with one another, as we gather again in our St. Luke Church to worship God together after two months of sheltering-in-place. (Click here for the Novena to the Holy Spirit.) Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, in part two of his upd...

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In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus assures us of His never ending love, as He promises that He will never abandon us and that He will send us another Advocate, the Holy Spirit to be with us and to uphold us.  Indeed, Jesus remains with us in a real and tangible way through the Eucharist.  During this shelter-in-place, we experience how the Holy Spirit brings us into a spiritual communion with our Eucharistic Lord whenever we participate in the Holy Mass virtually.  The Holy Spirit also ignites the longing in our hearts to reunite with Christ sacramentally after an almost 2-month Eucharistic fast, at that fut...

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Good Shepherd Sunday Greetings from our Pastor
Today, we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday.  As a shepherd gathers and takes care of His sheep, so does our Lord enfold us in His infinite love and compassionate care. The COVID-19 crisis we are experiencing now cannot stop our Lord from embracing us in the shelter of His arms, offering us healing, strength and courage. Christ continues to be the Shepherd of our souls during each Eucharistic Sacrifice offered here at St. Luke and at all Churches (in which you participate virtually), and during moments of personal encounter with Him in prayer, as He calls each of ...

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Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary.  It is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home within the family.  The restrictions of the pandemic have made us come to appreciate all the more this “family” aspect, also from a spiritual point of view. For this reason, I want to encourage everyone to rediscover the beauty of praying the Rosary at home in the month of May.  This can be done either as a group or individually; you can decide according to yo...

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Third Sunday of Easter Greetings from our Pastor
Dear friends at St. Luke,  Greetings on this 3rd Sunday of Easter! More than a month of sheltering-in-place, I hope and pray that you continue to experience God's providence and care, while following vital health precautions within and outside your homes. Just as our Risen Savior manifested Himself to the disciples on the Road to Emmaus, I trust that He continues to reveal to you His love in the Breaking of the Bread, as you gather in fellowship with your families and friends (through social media), and especially as you participate in the Euchar...

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For many, these are tough times. Some of us feel overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, and perhaps even hopeless. Talking over your concerns with a caring person can help you gain some perspective. Praying with someone can help you place your confidence in God who cares for you and your future even more than you! All calls will be treated confidentially. Referrals are available to counselors or other assistance. But we are here to talk with you, pray with you, and share emotional support and accompaniment as we all navigate these difficult times. Deacon Fred Totah: 415-614-5504 Richard Collyer: 415-614-5593 Monday to ...

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Pray for the Protection of Human Life
Walking with Moms in Need.   Sign up today to support this year-long project. Pray for moms in need from your home. Novena to St. Gianna Beretta Molla begins on April 28, 2020.  Sign up today to receive the novena. Beginning on April 28, the feast day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops  will share a novena seeking her intercession for pregnant women and all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Gianna was a 20th century physician, wife, and mother. You can sign up to receive this ...

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All are invited to e-mail prayer petitions to Deacon Sandoval at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption. We will remember those who are suffering illness of spirit, mind, or body, those who are grieving, and those who are infected or affected by the coronavirus. Crisis Helpline Prayer Phone Support is also available. Please e-mail your request to Rcs7777@comcast.net or by phone. We are available particularly for those who are sick, homebound, or in hospital, and those are infected and affected by the coronavirus. The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth....

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Divine Mercy Sunday Greetings from our Pastor
In the midst of the COVID-19 turmoil, God's merciful and tender love overflows from His Heart more than ever. God loves all of us, no matter how great our sins. He desires to bring us healing, strength, pardon, peace and hope. He longs to bless us through the Feast of the Divine Mercy. Through this unique grace, the Lord opens wide the floodgates of His mercy so we can enter and turn back to Him while it is still the time of mercy, before He comes again as the just judge. On this Divine Mercy Sunday, we are called to gaze upon Christ's merciful love, which i...

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Easter Blessings!

Posted on April 11, 2020 in: General News

Although the streets might have grown silent and been emptied, the Easter song still reverberates in our hearts, in our homes, in our Church. "We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song," says St. Augustine. Alleluia! Jesus Christ has conquered the grave, and no virus and no circumstance can change that. Let us thank God and rejoice in the blessings which remain -- the sunshine and clear blue skies, blooming flowers, the life of a newborn, the support of families and friends, and the hope we have in our Savior who has triumphed over death and brought us eternal life. Prayers united with your...

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Join Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in a national moment of prayer in this time of the coronavirus pandemic. Together as a nation, we will pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and seek our Savior's healing and protection. GOOD FRIDAY APRIL 10 9:00 a.m. Visit the LA Catholics webpage or facebook.com/usccb to join the live-stream and pray as one nation  and receive a plenary indulgence. "If then my people, upon whom my name has been pronounced, humble themselves and pray, and seek my face and turn ...

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Commemorating Holy Thursday

Posted on April 09, 2020 in: General News

Dear friends at St. Luke, We gather again in Spirit to celebrate Holy Week. Today, April 9th, is Holy Thursday, which commemorates the Last Supper, where Jesus had His last meal with His followers before He suffered and died.  This day is also referred to as Maundy Thursday. Maundy comes from the Latin word "mandatum" which means "mandate" or "command." "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another." - John 13:34. At the end of the meal, Jesus washed the feet of His disciples as a sign and example of humility and lov...

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Dear Parishioners of St. Luke, With the shelter-in-place extended until May 3rd, I hope and pray that you remain safe and in good health, and that you are led to a deeper encounter with our Lord, as you open yourselves to His will, grace, and love, flourishing within your homes, families and neighborhoods. Heading towards the most sacred time of the Church year, I understand how painful it is for all of us not to be able to gather together to worship God in our St. Luke Church and celebrate the liturgies that bring to life the ultimate meaning of this solemn week – the passion, death and Resurrection of Christ....

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Dear Parishioners, I hope and pray that this message finds you all safe and well within God's care. I hope that amidst the lack of opportunities to prepare during this Lenten season through our parish Eucharistic Celebrations, Adoration, Confessions and Stations of the Cross, you still get nourished through televised or live stream Masses, and you are able to encounter our Lord in a deeper way through personal devotions and prayer with your families. (Please click here for various spiritual resources).  As we approach Holy Week, we ask God to strengthen our faith during this difficult time when we cannot ...

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Since March 19, California has been living under Executive Order N-33-20 requiring all residents to stay home except for those working in defined “critical infrastructure,” and requiring all people at all times to practice social distancing. The Governor’s order can be read here. To help Catholics understand the impact of this directive on parish life and Catholic practice, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has issued a series of messages to the people of the Archdiocese. His messages, and other important documents, can be found on the website https://www.sfarch.org/health-alerts. Archbishop Cordile...

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Dear Parishioners, Hoping you are all well.  Although this current health crisis has disrupted our parish life and activities, we continue to be in solidarity with the whole Catholic Church, in faith, hope, and love, through Christ our Lord who heals. Based on the memo issued by our Archbishop, Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone, Mass will be celebrated every day in our parish church with only one altar server in attendance.  Due to the “shelter in place” order, no one else can be present in the church during the celebration of Mass, only one priest and one altar server.  This means that f...

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A Coronavirus Prayer

Posted on March 17, 2020 in: General News

A Coronavirus Prayer
Jesus Christ, you traveled through towns and villages “curing every disease and illness.” At your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now, in the midst of the global spread of the coronavirus, that we may experience your healing love. Heal those who are sick with the virus. May they regain their strength and health through quality medical care. Heal us from our fear, which prevents nations from working together and neighbors from helping one another. Heal us from our pride, which can make us claim invulnerability to a disease that knows no bo...

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Prayers for the Sick

Posted on April 26, 2018 in: General News

We are updating our list of sick parishioners to be included in our Bulletin and Sunday Mass prayer intentions. If you have sick relatives whom you want us to include in our prayers, please call or email our Parish Office. Their names will be in our list for 4 weeks.  If you want us to continue praying for them, please notify the office.  Otherwise, their names will be deleted. "He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away." ~ Revelations 21:4

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