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Holy Week 2021 Schedule

Posted on March 25, 2021 in: General News

Dear Friends in Christ, Praying that God's Spirit will stir up in us a loving participation in the rites of this most sacred week (see schedule below), transforming us and drawing us deeper into the Life of Christ poured out on Calvary, and risen in glory on Easter Sunday.  Our most Blessed Redeemer, and His greatest love for us, lead you all to a happiest Easter, as He showers you and your families with infinite mercies and graces on the coming Easter morn. Blessings in Christ, Rev. Jonathan Paala Pastor As one faith community, let us journey with Christ in His Passion, Death and Resurrection...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Fifth Sunday of Lent
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Fifth Sunday of Lent, Christ reveals to us the greatness of the Father's love for us.  This covenant of love was sealed by the most precious Blood He shed for us on the Cross.  By His sacred Blood, God's love is forever inscribed in our hearts. In love, Christ unites with us in prayers and supplication, with loud cries and tears to our Father in Heaven who alone could save us from all those which lead us to death--our sinfulness, rebellion, and refusal to serve and follow Him.  We still hear Christ's loud...

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The Archdioceses of New York and Los Angeles, along with the Dioceses of Arlington and Green Bay and the Colorado and Virginia Catholic Conferences, have joined forces in hosting a national live webinar on Monday, March 22 at 8 pm ET to help educate and engage grassroots Catholics against the Equality Act. The USCCB heartily supports this webinar and encourages you to share the promotional materials with your networks far and wide. To register for the webinar, click here. Thank you so much and God bless you for all you do to advance the Kingdom of God! In Christ, Greg Schleppenbach Associate Dire...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Fourth Sunday of Lent
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Fourth Sunday of Lent, Christ draws us ever closer and deeper into the Heart of His Father, our Father in Heaven.  Christ unbars His Father's Heart, and lets an ocean of unfathomable mercies and love flow forth. As Christ's own Sacred Heart was pierced for our sins, His Father's Heart breaks open, beholding a perfect act of ultimate sacrifice, love and obedience so that we too might share in that divine love. Moving halfway towards Easter, we might feel burdened  by the darkness of sin and evil withi...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Third Sunday of Lent
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Third Sunday of Lent, Christ affirms us that He alone is our one true, firm foundation.  Our families, our communities, our Church and our entire life are built on Him.  Every fiber of our being is rooted in His Divine Heart, a Heart from which flows eternally for us His incomparable love, mercies, and saving graces.    Christ longs to save us from all those which pull us away from Him and weaken our firm hold on Him.  Christ longs to deliver us from our vices, addictions, materialism, worldly ambitions, pr...

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ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS March 5, 2021 (10:00 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 are: 1. Frequent Holy Communion 2. First Frida...

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