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Vatican Corner 04-08-18

VATICAN CORNER The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based Papal Foundation is a stellar charity which supports the Holy Father and the Catholic Church in its help of the poor that are mostly in developing countries throughout the world. Beginning in 1988, during the papacy...

Pastors Desk 04-08-18

St. Faustina of Poland is the well-known apostle of Divine Mercy. On the 30th of April 2000, at 10:00 AM on the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday, the Feast requested by Jesus in His communications with St. Faustina), His Holiness Pope St. John Paul II...

Vatican Corner 04-01-2018

VATICAN CORNER Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice, while in their twenties, wrote the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The musical is sung throughout with no dialogue. Because the producers were afraid to gamble their money on such a different...

Pastors Desk 04/01/18

You may remember a geography lesson from elementary school in which you learned that the southernmost point of Africa is a point which for centuries has experienced tremendous storms. For many years no one knew what lay beyond that cape, for no ship attempting to...

Holy Week ~ Semana Santa

Triduum - Holy Week ~ Semana Santa - Triduo Holy Thursday (March 29) - Jueves Santo (29 de Marzo) -8:30 AM—Morning Prayer Service — Oración de la mañana (Laudes)— English -7:00 PM—Mass of the Lords Supper — Misa de la ultima cena de El Señor — Bilingual -9:00 PM --...

Easter Sunday Masses Sunday April 1 – Domingo 1 de Abril

EASTER SUNDAY MASSES Sunday April 1 – Domingo 1 de Abril (This is our regular Sunday Mass Schedule) 7:30 AM English 9:00 AM English 10:30 AM English 12:15 AM English 2:00 PM Español 6:00 PM Español (This is our regular schedule of Sunday Masses) (Este es nuestro...

Holy Thursday

Enrich your Holy Week by attending Adoration on Holy Thursday Adoration will be after the 7 PM Holy Thursday service until Midnight  We have assigned groups every half hour so the Blessed Sacrament will never be left alone, please see the Lenten Flier that has a...

Vatican Corner 03-25-18

VATICAN CORNER For 32 years the solemnity of Easter has been celebrated in Saint Peter’s Square decorated with flowers, plants and trees transported there from the Netherlands. That country is the world’s largest exporter of flowers and has been in charge of the...

Pastors Desk 03/25/18

Constantine the Great was the first Christian Roman emperor. His father Constantius I, who succeeded Diocletian as emperor in AD 305, was a pagan with a soft heart for Christians. When he ascended the throne, he discovered that many Christians held important jobs in...

Stations of the Cross and Soup Supper Friday March 23rd

Join your fellow Parishioners for our last week of Stations of the Cross before Holy Week We start at 7:00 PM with the STATIONS OF THE CROSS followed by as simple Soup Supper in the hall afterwards. The following groups will be in charge of the Soup Supper, They will...

Palm Sunday

Next Weekend is Palm  Sunday March 24-25, 2018 Please Remember Mass starts OUTSIDE in the Placita, where you also will receive palms after they are blessed....

Vatican Corner 03-18-18

VATICAN CORNER On March 3, 2018 in Vatican City at the Paul VI Audience Hall, Pope Francis spoke to thousands of Italian nurses who were members of the Federation of Professional Nursing Colleges, Health Assistants, and Child Wardens. He greeted them and thanked them...

Pastors Desk 03-18-18

One stormy night many years ago, a man in his forties who had come down with his wife from New York entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia. Trying to get out of the rain, the couple approached the front desk hoping to get some shelter for the night. "Could...

500 years of Filipino Catholic Evangelization – 03-16-2018

Celebrating 500 years of Filipino Catholic Evangelization Kick—Off Celebration with Holy Mass at the Cathedral ofChrist the Light March 16, 2018 7:00 PM Mass with Bishop Michael Barber , SJ Fiesta Celebration follows after Mass. All are invited to join the Journey in...

Vatican Corner 03-11-18

VATICAN CORNER The Vatican Bank, formally known as the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR) is a private bank inside Vatican City run by a Board which reports to a Supervisory Commission of Cardinals and the Pope. The Bank’s purpose is “to provide for the...

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