Browsing the December 2021 archive of Fr John's Weekly Message

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 »