Pastor’s Desk 03-10-2019

A mother camel and her baby are talking one day and the baby camel asks, “Mom, why have we got these huge three-toed feet?” The mother replies, “To enable us trek across the soft sand of the desert without sinking.” “And why have we got these long, heavy eyelashes?”...

Pastors Desk 03-03-2019

A few years back the diocese of Oakland sent people to make a study of the various facilities in our campus such as the Church, the School, the gym and hall. The purpose of the study was to find out the facilities available, the way they are used for various purposes,...

Pastor’s Desk 02-24-19

In his autobiography, “The Story of My Experiments with Truth,” Mahatma Gandhi mentions the “Sermon on the Mount” as one of the main religious works that inspired him to search for ways of bringing about political freedom for India by non violent resistance to...

Pastor’s Desk 02-10-2019

One of the few creatures on earth that can out - jump Michael Jordan is the Impala. This is an African deer with a supercharged spring. It has a vertical leap of over 10 feet and can broad - jump over 30 feet. You would think that the zoos of the world would find it...

Pastors Desk 02-03-19

John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States and the son of a former President, reportedly said that he would rather clean filth from the streets than be President. Scripture tells us that most of the prophets shared John Quincy Adams ’ feeling of...

Pastors Desk 10-16-16

I am thankful to God for blessing me with many useful talents and abilities. But one of the important talents that I feel I am lacking is my ability to organize big fundraising events or to request people for money to carry out project for the parish. For a pastor of...

Pastors Desk 10-9-16

Off the coast of Evanston Illinois there comes the story of a shipwreck. The students of Northwestern University came to the rescue. One student, Edward Spenser, personally saved the lives of 17 persons that day. Years later a reporter was wri"ng a follow-up story on...

Pastors Desk 10-2-16

Blondin, the French !ghtrope walker became world-famous in June of 1859, when he walked on a !ghtrope stretched over quarter of a mile across the mighty Niagara Falls. He became the first person to accomplish this amazing feat. He walked across 160 feet above the...

Pastors Desk 9-25-16

What parable would make a man with three doctoral degrees (one in medicine, one in theology, one in philosophy), leave civilization with all its culture and amenities and depart for the jungles of darkest Africa to serve as a missionary doctor for 47 years? What...

Pastors Desk 9-18-16

One stormy night many years ago an elderly couple entered the lobby of a small hotel and asked for a room. The clerk explained that because there were three conventions in town, the hotel was filled. He added, "But I can't send a nice couple like you out in the rain...

Pastors Desk 9-11-16

For two days in October of 1987, not just a community, not just a state, not just a nation, but the entire world was watching with bated breath the drama of an eighteen-month-old little girl named Jessica McClure who had fallen twenty-two feet through an eight-inch...

Pastors Desk 9-4-16

Livingston was a brilliant scholar. He studied Greek, theology, went to Glasgow University and graduated with a degree in Medicine. He could have been anything he wanted to be: a professor, an author, a doctor. But God had called him to the mission field in the...

Pastors Desk 8-28-16

Most Rev. Paul-Émile Léger served as  Archbishop of Montreal from 1950 to  1968, and was elevated to the position  of Cardinal in 1953 by Pope Pius XII.  He was one of the most powerful men  in Canada and within the Catholic  Church. He was a man of deep conviction...

Pastors Desk 8-21-16

Some of you remember George Foreman. Foreman is a two-time former heavyweight boxing champion of the world. He is also an Olympic gold medalist, ordained Baptist minister, author and entrepreneur. Foreman is a colorful character who is probably better known today for...

Pastors Desk 8-14-16

Thanks to the generous monetary  donations of some of our  parishioners we were able to carry  out some of the urgent repair and  maintenance works in our church  that were kept bending for a long  time due to lack of needed finance. But the day to day  running of the...

Pastors Desk 8-7-16

During the last five years, in  addition to meeting the regular  needs of our parish, we have  carried out some important  projects for the good of our parish  community such as Renovation of restrooms = $ 5,000 Repair of the sound system in our church = $ 13,000...

Pastors Desk 7-31-16

At the turn of the century, actress Alla Nazimova was one of this country's earliest stars. Unlike many of her colleagues, Nazimova did not become trapped by a glamorous lifestyle. How did she escape? Her perspective on material things changed the day a fire swept...