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Fr John's Weekly Message

Fr John's Weekly Message

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, January 9, 2022

Posted by SJE Admin on 1/10/22

Dear friends,

Today we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. This feast marks the end of the Christmas season, and you can now put away the Christmas decorations. Congratulations to those who persevered by ignoring the secular dictates of how Christmas should be celebrated as opposed to the ways ... Read More »

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, January 2, 2022

Posted by SJE Admin on 1/08/22

Dear friends,

We celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany today, recalling the journey of the Magi and the gifts they brought to honor the newborn King. In responsorial Psalm 72, we sing, “Lord, every nation on earth will adore you,” a truth fulfilled by the visit of the Magi ... Read More »

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, December 26, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 12/29/21

Dear friends,

We celebrated together our four-week Advent preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ on 25 December, and now the secular world tells us that Christmas is over. NO! Please do not give into such deceptions. The Christmas season of the liturgical year has just begun, and catholics ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 19, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 12/20/21

Dear friends,

As we enter into the 4th Sunday of Advent, we accompany Mary, the fundamental and the most important Advent Figure, who in the pondering of her heart recognizes God’s spectacular intervention in her life which will have wide ranging ramifications for humanity. The prophet Micah (5: 1-4), as ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Advent, December 12, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 12/17/21

Dear friends,

God has been so good to us in the past 20 years since the foundation of our parish in 2001. With the help of God, we have been instrumental in bringing many people to the sanctuary to worship HIM and to experience his love. That was all ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Advent, December 5, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 12/07/21

Dear friends,

We have entered the second week of Advent with joyful anticipation for the arrival of the one who gives meaning and purpose to our lives. During this time, we join with our ancestors in faith, the people of Israel, who longed for the Savior to come so ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent, November 28, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 12/04/21

Dear friends,

Once again, I thank you for your patient endurance of the current inconveniences during this first phase of our construction project. As we wait together with joyful anticipation for the improvements to take shape, I ask for your continued understanding.

Until the construction is complete, anyone wishing ... Read More »

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 21, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/21/21

Dear friends,

Once again, I thank you for your patient endurance of the current inconveniences during this first phase of our construction project. As we wait together with joyful anticipation for the improvements to take shape, I ask for your continued understanding.

Until the construction is complete, anyone wishing ... Read More »

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 14, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/15/21

Dear friends,

Thank you for your patient endurance of the current inconveniences during this first phase of our construction project. I ask you to embrace them with charity – in hopeful anticipation of the promises they hold – and invite you to consider this time of “labor pain” as necessary ... Read More »

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 7, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/09/21

Dear friends,

With the Solemn Celebrations of the All Saints and All Souls Days we have launched in to the month of November. This is the month in which we particularly remember our beloved dead. Praying for the souls is our privilege and a sweet obligation. May all the ... Read More »

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