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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 22, 2017

Reading 1 – Is 8:23—9:3 First the Lord degraded the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali; but in the end he has glorified the seaward road, the land west of the Jordan, the District of the Gentiles. Anguish has taken wing, dispelled is darkness: for there …

A Prayer for President Donald J. Trump

May God bless you with His wisdom and grace. May God’s grace and wisdom help you to heal our nation and “bind the wounds of division,” unite our nation, be the President of all Americans, including those who oppose you. May God grant you wise counsel from those …

Mass Intentions: January 21 – 27, 2017

Sat Jan 21 4:00 PM Frank Ligouri + Sun Jan 22 9:30 AM Intentions of Elizabeth Loftus 11:30 AM Laurie Sherman + Mon Jan 23 11:40 AM Barton Williams + 12:15 PM John Gonzales + Tue Jan 24 11:40 AM Intentions of David and Michelle Johnson 12:15 PM …

Sosthenes, Our Brother

The Board of Philosophers, which granted licenses to teach, had literally laughed Paul out of Athens. Discouraged, Paul traveled about 60 miles to the Greek City of Corinth – the “City of Two Ports (Second Reading). Expecting to remain only a few days, Paul proved such a success …

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – January 18-25

JANUARY 18 – 25, (from the Feast of Saint Peter’s Chair in Rome on January 18th to the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul on January 25th), is the annual observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This year, on the 500th anniversary year of …

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 15, 2017

Reading 1 – Is 49:3, 5-6 The LORD said to me: You are my servant, Israel, through whom I show my glory. Now the LORD has spoken who formed me as his servant from the womb, that Jacob may be brought back to him and Israel gathered to …