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

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 25, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/26/21

Dear friends,

On the 31 May 2021, the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis announced the creation of the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly to be celebrated on the 25th July 2021 this year. It is to mark the feast day ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 18, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/18/21

Dear friends,

This summer, we have been reading the reflections of Pope Francis on St. Joseph in his Apostolic Letter, Patris Corde. At its conclusion, we published all of the questions and answers in the bulletin and, as you know, a test of what you learned will follow. Please ... Read More »

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 11, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/15/21

Dear friends,

We have been tremendously blessed by the Lord to have avoided Elsa’s visitation. I am sure it is because you are seriously praying the prayer that I am placing in the bulletin every week.

On the 15th Sunday in Year B, the focus is on hearing what ... Read More »

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 4, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/06/21

Dear friends,

I wish you all a very happy Fourth of July! As I celebrate my first Independence Day, I am so grateful to God for the privilege to serve you as a fellow countryman. We are Catholics. We are Americans. We are proud to be both, grateful for ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 27, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/01/21

Dear friends,

This weekend, we celebrate the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

During this hurricane season, please make the necessary preparations to protect yourselves and continue to pray through the intercession of Our Lady of Prompt Succor to avert the deadly storms and spare us from harm:

“Our Father ... Read More »