Prayers

Prayer When DepressedLord, My Heart is as heavy as lead, and I cannot see beyond this present state of depression. I do not ask, since it may not be Your will to grant it, for immediate consolation. I ask for an increase of faith, hope and love. Given more grace, I...

A Prayer to Keep God First This New Year

Dear God, Thank you that you make all things new. Thank you for all that you’ve allowed into our lives this past year, the good along with the hard things, which have reminded us how much we need you and rely on your presence filling us every single day.We pray...

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT – DEC 20, 2020

First Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8 – 12, 14, 16Psalm: 89Romans 16: 25 – 27Gospel Luke 1: 26 – 38The dramatic readings for this fourth Sunday of Advent place us right in the heart of a central mystery in the Bible: the mystery of God’s providence. God cares for his...

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year! 2021

Dear Parish Family, We hope this letter finds you and your loved ones in good health. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year in 2021. May Jesus be close to you and your loved ones. The annual season of Advent reminds us THAT GOD IS WITH US. This year...

Second Sunday of Advent December 6, 2020

Second Sunday of Advent December 6, 2020Isaiah 40: 1 – 5, 9 – 11Psalm 85: 9 – 142 Peter 3: 8-14Gospel: Mark 1: 1 – 8 In our magnificent first reading from the prophet Isaiah, which is echoed in the words of John the Baptist in today’s Gospel, a voice cries out: “Every...

Twentyfirst Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle A

Readings: First Reading: Isaiah 22: 15, 19 – 23, Responsorial Psalm: 138; Second Reading: Romans 11: 33:–36, Gospel: Matthew 16: 13 -20 In the twenty-second chapter of the book of the prophet Isaiah, we find the prophet’s only criticism of an individual. The man in...