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Sixth sunday of Easter, May 22, 2022

Posted by SJE Admin on 5/22/22

Dear friends,

As we enter the 6th week of Easter, our Church calls us to reflect on how Jesus prepares his disciples to receive the Holy Spirit, our Advocate, whom he will send after he goes to the Father. For the Spirit to animate us, Jesus would have to ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter, MAy 15, 2022

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/15/22

Dear friends,

Today, we celebrate our children who are graduating from different levels of their educational accomplishments. We want to congratulate them for their hard work and also thank their parents for supporting them along the way. In addition, we’d like to recognize the dedicated efforts of their teachers and ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 8, 2022

Posted by sje admin on 5/10/22

Dear friends,

On this 4th Sunday of Easter, our Scripture readings invite us to focus on the theme of our Lord as the Good Shepherd, one who protects his flock and develops an unbreakable bond between him and those who follow him. His offer is simple: Hear his voice ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2022

Posted by sje admin on 5/02/22

Dear friends,

Our CONGRATULATIONS to the forty-nine SJE children who received Jesus for the first time on Saturday, 30 April, at the 10:00 a.m. First Communion Mass. I am not only proud of them but also their parents and grandparents for their support, encouragement, and dedication to enriching the ... Read More »

Second Sundday of Easter, April 24, 2022

Posted by sje admin on 4/26/22

Dear brothers and sisters,


We continue to revel in the message of this great truth, that Jesus Christ lives on, and I invite you to repeat these words often throughout the Easter season, savoring their life-giving sweetness. It is the ... Read More »

Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022

Posted by sje admin on 4/17/22

Dear brothers and sisters,

I am delighted to wish you all a very Happy Easter!

Jesus is risen from the tomb! He is truly risen! Alleluia!!!

Resurrection – what a powerful word, what a powerful reality, if we but allow it to work in us. The word itself gives ... Read More »

Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022

Posted by sje admin on 4/11/22

Dear friends,

Beginning with Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, we are entering into the Holy Week which is the most important week of the liturgical year. This week is packed with Solemn Days dominated by the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of the Lord. For the past ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 3, 2022

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 4/03/22

Dear friends,

Hard to imagine it is already the 5th Sunday of Lent, when we cover the Cross and the images in the sanctuary. This signals the Passion of our Lord Jesus is at hand. The scripture readings today invite us to see how God is doing something new ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday Of Lent, March 27, 2022

Posted by SJE Admin on 3/27/22

Dear friends,

Today, we celebrate the 4th Sunday of Lent, also known as Laetare Sunday or Rejoice Sunday. It sets the tone of joyful anticipation of the Easter mystery. The rose-colored vestment worn by the clergy is suggestive of this joyful tone. We are invited to reflect on the ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Lent, March 20, 2022

Posted by SJE Admin on 3/25/22

Dear friends,

On this Third Sunday of Lent, let us keep our gaze focused on Jesus as we continue our journey with him. If we can persevere, we will bear good fruit. That is the message of the barren fig tree: Bearing fruit is key to being a disciple ... Read More »