Question and Answer

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 | Category: Question & Answer,
November is called the month of All Souls. More recently it has been called the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed. Can you tell us more about this feast and the remembrances of this month?

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Attention, Lectors!

Posted: Oct 31, 2017

Workbooks for 2018 Year B are available for pick up in the Servers' Sacristy or at the Parish Office

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Sharing the October 29, 2017, Gospel With Children

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 | Category: Gospel Reflection,

Sharing the Gospel
When you have a choice to make, think about what God wants. Make sure your choices are good and that they help other people. When you follow God's example, you will be ready to love other people. With God's help you can be gentle, forgiving and kind.

God, help me to love you and other people more and more every day.

Something to Draw
Draw a picture of yourself praying to God for someone who hurt your feelings.

Mission for the Week
As a family, help an elderly person in your



Gospel Reflection for October 29, 2017

Posted: Oct 29, 2017 | Category: Gospel Reflection,

"The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments." The law of love. That's what Jesus came to establish. In a religious milieu that was often marked by legalism and scrupulosity, Jesus brought a kind of freedom. He reminded us that the laws of religion are made to serve the ultimate goal of love: love for God and love for neighbor.

Think about the Ten Commandments. This classi-cal summary of God's rules for us can be divided into two types of laws. First come the laws about loving God: have no strange gods; don't take the Lord's name in vain; honor the Sabbath. Then come the laws about loving our neigh-bor: honor your parents; don't kill; don't commit adultery; don't steal; be honest; and don't covet your neighbor's spouse or property. When we follow the law of love that Jesus preaches today, all of this is taken care of.

If we loved God with our whole heart, mind, and soul, for example, there would be no room left for false gods. There would be no bitterness or apathy leading us to disrespect God's name or to fail to worship him as he has asked. Similarly, if we loved our neighbors as ourselves by following the Golden Rule, then we would naturally respect them instead of lying, killing, coveting, or the like.

Ultimately, all the dos and don'ts of the law are just specific guidelines describing what love looks like. This is very helpful for those times when love doesn't come so easily to us. When we struggle with having our heart in the right place, the Ten Commandments give us direction. But as Jesus instructs us today, the goal is to grow in the kind of love that naturally leads us to want to do what's best.

Gospel Reflection for October 29, 2017



Readings for the week of October 29, 2017

Posted: Oct 28, 2017 | Category: Readings For the Week,

Monday, October 30
Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 8:12-17
Psalm 68:2,4, 6-7ab, 20-21
Luke 13:10-17

Tuesday, October 31
Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 8:18-25
Psalm 126:1b-6
Luke 13:18-21

Wednesday, November 1
Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14
Psalm 24:1bc-4ab, 5-6
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12a

Thursday, November 2
Wisdom 3:1-9
Psalm 23:1-6
Romans 5:5-11 or Romans 6:3-9
John 6:37-40

Friday, November 3
Romans 9:1-5
Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20
Luke 14:1-6

Saturday, November 4
Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29
Psalm 94:12-13a, 14-15, 17-18
Luke 14:1, 7-11

Mass Schedule

Saturday: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Tues.-Fri.: 8:00 a.m.
Holy Days: As announced

Eucharistic Adoration

Wednesday: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Office Hours

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