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A God-Inspired 2022 to All Our St. Luke Friends!
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As another year draws to a close, we remain grateful for all the blessings that the Lord has bestowed upon us.  In spite of the challenges and trials, God, with the strength of His arm, has made us pull through.  And, like our Blessed Mother, we trea...

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Posted on December 29, 2021 in: General News

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Let us start the New Year right by seeking the grace of God and the intercession of our Blessed Mother as we commemorate the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Our New Year's Eve Mass on Friday, December 31st will be at 5:00pm and our New Year's Day Mass on Saturday, January 1st will be ...

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Join us as we prepare for the coming of the Christ Child... December 16-24 is our St. Luke Parish Novena (9 days) of Masses in preparation for Christmas. Click here for the Novena Prayers. 8:30am December 16 8:30am December 17 8:30am December 18 9:00am December 19 (Sunday) 8:3...

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St. Luke Online Giving is Live!

Posted on December 11, 2021 in: General News

St. Luke Online Giving is Live!
Supporting our ministries and mission is just a click away. We now have our own St. Luke online giving platform, a convenient way of sending your donation online so you never have to worry about leaving your cash or checkbook at home. You can make a one-time contribution or set up recurring gifts. I...

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Christmas Greeting from Fr. Al and Fr. Manuel
Our dear People of God, Serving God for you and with you in the Churches of St. Luke and St. Timothy in these challenging times has brought about abundant blessings in our priestly life. You have welcomed as well as guided us. You have made an impact in our lives with your willingness and enthusi...

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St. Luke Parish Christmas 2021

Posted on December 03, 2021 in: General News

St. Luke Parish Christmas 2021
Let us together welcome the Christ Child and celebrate Christmas as one community. Christmas Eve (December 24) 2:30pm Children’s Christmas Concert 3:00pm Mass with Christmas Pageant 5:00pm Christmas Eve Mass 10:00pm Christmas Eve Mass Christmas Day Masses (December 25) 9:0...

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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (A Holy Day of Obligation)
This coming Wednesday, December 8th, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Our Solemnity Masses will be at 8:30am, 6:00pm and 7:00pm.  All are enjoined to celebrate the incomparable goodness of God in sending His Son through the privilege give...

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Greetings on the Second Sunday of Advent
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Advancing into the second week of our Advent preparation, we encounter John the Baptist, the herald of the coming Messiah.  He cries out to each of us, prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. How do we prepare? Imagine yourself prepa...

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Greetings on the First Sunday of Advent
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We begin with the season of Advent, a season filled with grace, a season of preparation, a season of anticipation, a season of hope.  We are filled with hopeful expectation of the coming of the most precious Gift which we could ever receive - Jesus C...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving Day (November 25, 2021)
Let our Lord fill our Hearts with THANKS and GIVING! All throughout the year, we celebrate the Eucharist each day.  Eucharist means THANKSGIVING. On this Thanksgiving Day, God calls us to gather at His Eucharistic table and GIVE Him THANKS for all the blessings He has bestowed upon us. ...

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Greetings on the Solemnity of Christ the King
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We celebrate this Sunday the climax of our liturgical year.  We celebrate the great feast toward which all of history is directed - the final coming of Christ.  We celebrate and acknowledge Jesus Christ as our Lord, the King of the universe. ...

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St. Luke's Christmas Giving Tree 2021
Let us bring the hope and love of the Infant Savior to those in need!  As we approach Christmas, we invite everyone to once again share with our needy brethren the blessings we have received from God, through our annual “GIVING TREE.” This year, our Giving Tree supports the ...

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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, With all that is going on around us and in the world, with all the challenges that we face due to the pandemic, how we desire a solution to arrive. How we long for a savior to rescue us from all our distress. Our Sunday readings console us and bri...

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The Archdiocese of San Francisco Office of Human Life & Dignity is offering two upcoming opportunities for healing after the loss of a child in the womb.  The first one is for December 4th, an upcoming Healing Mass for those who have suffered a miscarriage or the loss of an infant. WH...

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Greetings on the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, If Christ were to appear before us, what are we willing to give Him?  What is Christ asking us to offer to Him?  Christ is the perfect example of self-offering.  No greater love have we witnessed than Christ stretching out His arms on the Cro...

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ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS November 5, 2021 (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 to the 8:30am Mass in honor of the Most Sacre...

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Join Christians across the nation in coming together online to pray for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. This is the case that could overturn Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in all 50 states.  Date: Thursday, November 18th, 20...

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All Saints' Day Mass Times

Posted on November 01, 2021 in: General News

ALL SAINTS’ DAY (Monday, November 1, 2021) November 1st is All Saints’ Day.  Let us celebrate the lives of men and women who we believe have gained the eternal reward of heaven in the presence of God.  Our All Saints’ Day Mass times are 8:30AM and 7:00PM. “H...

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Greetings on the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, What are those which we hold important in our lives? What do we prioritize most in life? Like the scribe in this Sunday's Gospel we also long to understand God's will for us.  We desire to know His commandments.  We must have come to a poi...

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Greetings on World Mission Sunday

Posted on October 22, 2021 in: General News

Greetings on World Mission Sunday
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, "Go your way; your faith has saved you." This weekend, as we celebrate World Mission Sunday, we hear these words of Christ echoing in our hearts.  Christ sends us forth, calling us to go our way.  He arms us with the shield of faith...

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November is the month in which we commemorate our departed loved ones. All Souls envelopes are now available in the chapel and church 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&#...

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Greetings on the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, "What will you choose?" In life, we are often faced with choices.  There is one path that we need to take.  There are things we need to let go of so that we can commit to what matters most in life.     Christ calls us each ...

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St. Timothy Catholic School in San Mateo is inviting all parents to their Kindergarten Information Night on January 13, 2022 at 7pm and K-8 Open House & Student Fair on January 30, 2022 at 10am.  For parents who are interested in enrolling your child, school tours are now ava...

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Respect Life Essay Contest

Posted on October 15, 2021 in: General News

The annual Archdiocesan Respect Life Essay Contest is now open for all students in our parish, grades K-12. Our Religious Education Program at St. Luke is already involved in this essay project. For students not enrolled in our Religious Education Program, please click here for details. “...

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings - All Things are Possible with God
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, If Christ would appear before us, what would we tell Him?  What question or prayer would we present to Him? In this Sunday's Gospel, Christ was approached by a rich man.  He asked Jesus what he must do to inherit eternal life.  Like the r...

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St. Luke Public Square Rosary Rally (October 17, 2021)
Please unite in prayers with fellow St. Luke parishioners on October 17, 2021 after the 10:30am Sunday Mass. The local Public Square Rosary Rally will take place at our St. Luke church grounds. Please join the 2021 Public Square Rosary Crusade. Our nation is in great need of p...

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Have we ever seen the real Christ in our midst?  Have we acknowledged His true presence among us? Have we experienced Christ's longing to manifest Himself to us, to draw us closer to His loving and peaceful embrace? Whenever there is sorrow, pain a...

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ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS October 1, 2021 (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 to the 8:30am Mass in honor of the Most Sacred...

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Have you met a person who radiates such happiness that you get blessed and feel the presence and grace of God?  What sparks this person's cheerful countenance? In this Sunday's Gospel, we hear Jesus revealing to us the reward which await those ...

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Thank God for Catechists - Greetings on Catechetical Sunday
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, "Let the children come to Me..." Christ opens wide His arms, embracing all children, keeping them ever close to His Heart.  More than candies, chocolates, and toys, Christ gives His unending love to such precious little ones.  Christ s...

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40 Days for Life Peaceful Prayer Vigil (Sept. 22 - Oct. 31, 2021)
Help save lives and take part in the 40 Days for Life peaceful prayer vigil in Redwood City.  Volunteers are greatly needed to sign up for an hour or more to stand vigil for this important life-saving cause. You can protect mothers and children by joining this worldwide mobilization to pray ...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, "Who do you say that I am?"  How often do we hear these words from our Lord? When life is perfect and all goes well, who do we say that Christ is?  When life turns upside down and we are caught in the storm of life, who then is Christ for u...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Imagine yourself being a part of our Sunday gospel narrative.  We encounter Jesus performing another miracle.  Are you among those people who bring to Jesus the "deaf" in our midst?  Are you the deaf man who awaits to be touched by God...

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This September 3, 2021, let us honor the Sacred Heart and attend the First Friday Mass at 8:30am.  Let us adore Him during the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament which follows immediately after the 8:30am Mass in the main Church. Benediction will be at 12:00 noon.  The Twelve...

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, If Christ would come to us and ask us, "what is in your heart?," how will we respond?   In our Sunday readings, God reveals to our hearts the fulfillment of His laws through the coming of Christ His Son.  The commands of God point t...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Upon waking each morning, what is the first thing which comes to mind, how do we begin each day? I trust that our day will begin with the Spirit of God refueling our souls and redirecting our lives towards the path to God's kingdom.  I hope that marke...

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Greetings on the Solemnity of the Assumption
Dear Friends in Christ, In celebrating the glorious feast of the Assumption, we celebrate the greatness of the Lord, the greatness of God's saving mercies exemplified in the life of our Blessed Mother.   From birth, God preserved her from original sin and, until the end of her life on...

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear Friends in Christ, Science tells us that we can survive for about three weeks without food.  But can we really survive even for just a second without our true food, the living bread from heaven? I would say NO.  And Christ Himself would attest that indeed, we do need Him, we need H...

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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear Friends in Christ, What makes us come to our St. Luke Church each day or each weekend?  What impels us to keep coming back to the House of God?  Like the crowd in this Sunday's Gospel, all of us are experiencing a certain hunger, all of us need to be filled.  We al...

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This coming August 6th is our chance to renew our devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Let us honor the Sacred Heart and attend the First Friday Mass at 8:30am.  Let us adore Him during the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament which follows immediately after the 8:30am Mass in the main Church....

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Are you called to serve the Lord as Proclaimer of the Word or as Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion? The Archdiocese of San Francisco Office of Worship will be offering an in-person ministry training on November 6 & 13, 2021.  During the first Saturday, ministers ...

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear Friends in Christ, Coming towards the fourth week of serving this beautiful parish, I've witnessed how God's bounties have multiplied...in the hearts of those who rise each morning to be with our Eucharistic Lord at our 8:30am Mass...in the hands of those who volunteer in our Church ...

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St. Luke Labor-of-Love Community Clean-up Day: A Message of Thanks
Fr. Al, Fr. Manuel and the St. Luke's Parish community extend a sincere "Thank You!" to all the volunteers of our Labor-of-Love clean-up day on Saturday, July 17th.   Over 40 people signed up, and we are grateful for the enthusiastic teams who worked in and around our church bu...

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear Friends in Christ, All of us need someone who knows and understands the depth of our hearts.  All of us need someone who cares for us and loves us with no condition.  All of us need someone who would look after us and lead us to restful waters.  We might have searched for a fe...

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Greetings
Dear Friends in Christ, Just like the Twelve disciples, Christ sends each one of us into His mission field.  He calls each of us as brothers and sisters in our St. Luke Church family to speak His words of love, compassion and goodness. Knowing that the Holy Spirit is continually guiding u...

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Blessed Greetings from Rev. Alner Nambatac, St. Luke Administrator
Dear Friends in Christ, I started my priestly ministry in the Diocese of Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines. Then I was sent as a “priest on loan” to the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana for three years. In 2007, I was accepted in this wonderful Archdiocese of San Francisco. I serv...

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A Short Bio and Message from Rev. Manuel Igrobay, St. Luke Parochial Vicar
Fr. Manuel Igrobay was ordained to the priesthood on December 9, 1989 as a member of a missionary congregation called the Society of the Divine Word,     popularly known as SVD.  A year after his ordination, he received his first mission assignment and was sent to Paraguay, South Amer...

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All are invited to come and spend time with the Lord during the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday in the main Church. Adoration will begin immediately after the 8:30am Mass and will conclude with the Benediction at 12:00 noon.   Love cannot triumph unless it becomes the one...

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Farewell Message from Fr. Jonathan
Dear Friends in Christ, There is a Place for a time; and a Time for a place. And my time for this place is up. St. Luke’s was my home for the last 21 years, and you were my family for the last 21 years. You will always have a special place in my heart. Thank you for welcoming me, for ...

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INDUSTRIOUS VOLUNTEERS WANTED to help in our parish clean-up day on Saturday, July 17, 10AM – 3PM In anticipation of St. Luke Church fully opening and welcoming us in time for summer, we are taking this opportunity to give its facilities - Church, Chapel, Community Center, garden and pr...

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Dear Friends in Christ, On this 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ comes to save us and promises us that He is sovereign over all.    When life seems to be an unceasing wave of distress and when storms and tribulations continue to assail us, it might seem that God is dist...

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Sunday Obligation Restored

Posted on June 17, 2021 in: General News

According to a Memo from Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, the dispensation for attending Sunday Mass will be dropped, and the Sunday Mass obligation restored.  This will take effect on June 24, 2021. However, anyone who feels sick is dispensed from atten...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, On this 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ assures us of a place in His Kingdom - a kingdom not made of gold, silver or precious gems which have no eternal value.  It is a Kingdom built on Christ's everlasting love, founded on His salvific Cross. O ...

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ST. LUKE's SOLEMNITY MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS June 11, 2021 (10:00 AM) in the main Church 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 ...

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St. Luke Parishioners and Friends! After 45 plus years of service in the priesthood with 20 plus years of service to St. Luke’s, Father Jonathan Paala will be retiring at the end of June.  Let us thank God for the gift of his service to our parish and join in celebration during ...

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Enrolment for Religious Education School Year 2021-2022 is now ongoing.  Registration Forms are available in the office or may be downloaded from the St. Luke Church website. Click here to go to the Religious Education webpage and download the registration forms.  Note: In-person c...

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Greetings from our Pastor on Corpus Christi Sunday
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Corpus Christi Sunday, God establishes the new and everlasting covenant, sealed by the most precious blood of His only begotten Son, ratified by the self-sacrificing love of Christ, and inscribed on our hearts by the power of His divine Spirit. God loves us...

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ST. LUKE'S HOLY MASS SCHEDULE
ST. LUKE'S HOLY MASS SCHEDULE (effective July 1, 2021) Weekdays - 8:30am (indoor) Saturdays - 8:30am (indoor) and 5:00pm (indoor) Sundays - 9:00am (indoor) and 10:30am (outdoor) Reminders: (1) Please stay at home if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (cough, colds, sore t...

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Greetings from our Pastor on Trinity Sunday
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Trinity Sunday, Christ sends us forth with the power of the Trinitarian love to "Go...and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit..."    Baptized into this etern...

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Greetings from our Pastor on Pentecost Sunday
Dear Friends in Christ, As we celebrate the birth of the Church on this Pentecost Sunday, we recall that glorious moment when the Holy Spirit appeared as tongues of fire, and came to rest on each of the disciples.  From the time of our baptism even until this very moment, Chri...

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Join Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on May 28, 2021 at 2:00pm via zoom for a panel discussion moderated by Antonin Scalia Law School Professor Helen M. Alvaré on the topic of “Life in the Womb: The Preeminent Issue” with panelists: Students for Life of America President Kristan Hawki...

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This legislation will weaken patient protections in the already existing assisted suicide law. The move follows the usual path of physician-assisted suicide laws in other states and nations – promise protections and limits, then gradually strip those away.  Specifically, SB 380 (Eggman...

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The one-day free retreat on July 24, 2021 is led by Contemplatives of St. Joseph, Father Vito Perrone.  Counseling, Mass, and Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered. This retreat is sponsored by the Archdiocese of San Francisco and held at a confidential site. All inquiries are confid...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Ascension Sunday, Christ assures us that His love remains with us forever.  As He ascends into heaven, He brings us together with Him.  Through His Spirit, Word and Sacraments He carries us within His Heart and the Heart of our Father in Heaven. C...

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Youth Ministry Game Night (May 21, 2021)
Teens! Need a study break? Miss seeing your church friends? Youth Ministry is still here for you! St. Luke and St. Timothy's Youth Ministries are teaming up to bring game night to you on May 21st, 7:30-8:30pm!  RSVP here for the Game Night link or contact us below! There will be prizes...

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Mother's Day Greetings from our Pastor on the Sixth Sunday of Easter
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Sixth Sunday of Easter, Christ assures us that we belong to Him, He calls us His beloved friends, He binds us to His Heart which is one with the Heart of our Father, from which flows an eternal wellspring of love. As we commemorate Mother's Day, le...

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ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS May 7, 2021 (10:00 AM) in the main Church 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...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Fifth Sunday of Easter
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Fifth Sunday of Easter, Christ manifests to us His enormous love from which no one or nothing can ever bring us apart, not even our greatest trials or suffering.  Christ has planted His love in our hearts, we will never be abandoned or forsaken.  The...

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Greetings from our Pastor on Good Shepherd Sunday
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Good Shepherd Sunday, Christ reveals to us His greatest love as the Lamb of God who was slain, who sacrificed his own life to ransom us from death and give us eternal life.   Christ is our Good Shepherd who knows the depths of our hearts, even before w...

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On the World Day of Prayer Vocations, April 25, 2021, please consider offering a special Holy Hour at 3:30pm to intentionally pray for an increase and strengthening of vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. All are welcome to join at St. Pius, 1100 Woodside Rd., Redwood City or at ho...

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The Archdiocese of San Francisco will be celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation for Adults on Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2021 at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption. Adults who did not receive the Sacrament of Confirmation but wish to be Confirmed in order to complete their Sacraments...

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Third Sunday of Easter Greetings from our Pastor
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Third Sunday of Easter, Christ reveals Himself to us as our Advocate with the Father who alone can bring peace to our troubled hearts.  Christ offers to us peace which this world cannot bring.     "Peace be with you." Our ...

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Greetings from our Pastor on Divine Mercy Sunday
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Sunday of Divine Mercy, Christ reaches out to us in merciful love and empties Himself to bring us life. From His Heart that was pierced for our sins, blood and water gushed forth, and redemption enveloped the whole world. Christ invites us to celebrate that...

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The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 619) has again been introduced in Congress to protect babies from infanticide. But efforts to bring the bill to a vote in the House are being blocked. Your action is needed to urge your Representative to sign a discharge petition th...

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Divine Mercy Sunday (April 11, 2021)
All are invited to commemorate the Feast of the Divine Mercy on April 11, 2021.  There will be a prayer service at 3:00pm in the main Church. How to celebrate the Feast: It was clarified by the words of Our Lord to St. Faustina: 1. We are to prepare with a novena of chaplets starting o...

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Blessed Easter Greetings from our Pastor
Rejoice on this day that the Lord has made! Welcome our Risen Lord Jesus as He visits your homes to celebrate with you and your families. Savor the gladness of Christ’s resurrection and His new life within you. Celebrate His love all the days of your life, for Christ is indeed risen! Alleluia!...

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Today we remember Good Friday...the day of God's greatest mercies...the day we adore Christ who laid down His life on the Cross for our salvation...the day when Blood and Water flowed out from His side (cf John 19:34) as a fountain of mercy for us. Let us celebrate Go...

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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 B...

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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 heart...

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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 Equali...

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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 He...

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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...

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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...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Second Sunday of Lent
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Second Sunday of Lent, God our Father pours out His love from heaven.  From the cloud, His voice echoes forth the priceless love of His only begotten and beloved Son - with a command to listen to Him. God calls us to listen to His voice. &nbs...

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Parish Consultation Survey

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: General News

St. Luke Parishioners, the Parish Council needs your help in completing an 8-question survey for the growth & future of St. Luke!  The survey should take about 5-10 minutes.  Your feedback will assist the Archdiocese of San Francisco's Priest Personnel Board in the recomm...

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Greetings from Our Pastor on the First of Sunday Lent
Dear Friends in Christ, On this First Sunday of Lent, Christ assures us that He is indeed the fulfillment of the Kingdom of God.  He comes with the waters of baptism to cleanse us from our sins.  His most precious Blood flows forth, and we are ransomed from death.  Christ...

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Stations of the Cross

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: General News

Stations of the Cross
Journey with Christ in His Passion... Join us every Friday evening during Lent to pray and meditate on the Lord's passion. The Stations of the Cross will begin at 5:00PM in the main Church. “Looking to Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set befo...

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Ash Wednesday, 46 days before Easter Sunday, signals the beginning of the season of Lent and is a day of fasting and abstinence.  Our Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Luke's will be celebrated outdoors at 10:00am.  As we receive the ashes, we express our sorrow over our sins and ask f...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ comes to us as the wellspring of hope and the fountain of healing grace.  His promises stand true and His words remain forever, "I do will it.  Be made clean." Our Lord sees right through the le...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ summons us to run to Him. His Heart is wide open to receive us. There we will find refuge and strength, a balm to our suffering, a wellspring of healing, a fountain of life, love and goodness.   As we are faced wit...

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First Friday Outdoor Mass in honor of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (February 5, 2021 - 10:00AM)
ST. LUKE's FIRST FRIDAY OUTDOOR MASS in HONOR of the MOST SACRED HEART of JESUS February 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 S...

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Greetings from our Pastor on the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dear Friends in Christ, On this Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Christ comes to us as the unblemished Lamb of God who takes away the defilement of our sins, who purifies our unclean hearts and brings to light the glory of God's loving merciful works in our lives. In a world darkened b...

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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, eve...

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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 f...

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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 b...

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