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Confession: The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

“Confession is a Meeting Place with Jesus”; Reconciling with God One Sunday in Germany, the influential Catholic theologian and extraordinary teacher, Redemptorist Father Bernard Häring (1912-1998) was speaking to a large congregation. His subject was Confession. He began by asking them: “What is the most important thing about …

Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy)

Reading 1 – Acts 2:42-47 They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. All who believed were together and …

Mass Intentions: April 22-28, 2017

Sat Apr 22 4:00 PM Marcelino Tiu + Sun Apr 23 9:30 AM Edward Vallejo + 11:30 AM Anacletus Fernandes + Mon Apr 24 11:40 AM Sabina Samson + 12:15 PM Intentions of Betty Conejo Tue Apr 25 11:40 AM Mary Harman + 12:15 PM Beth Clark + …

Easter Traditions Around The World

In Central Europe, the Easter afternoon procession (the Emmaus walk) includes an egg hunt. In Eastern Europe, the procession spills outdoors from the church and into the cemeteries, to bring the Good News of Easter to the dead. People place flowers and decorated eggs on the graves. In …

The Resurrection of the Lord, The Mass of Easter Day: April 16, 2017

Reading 1 – Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power. He went about doing good and healing …