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...

Pastor’s Desk 3-1-15

There is nothing more heartening for a writer than to see what he writes is eagerly read by the people. Many times I was stopped on the way by Spanish speaking parishioners of ours to say how much they enjoy reading the Pastor’s desk in our parish bulletin. Some of...

Pastor’s Desk 2-22-15

We have begun the season of lent. During this season many of us have the habit of giving up something as a Lenten sacrifice. Recently I read an article in which Mr. Jackson Craig Gates writes about things that we can give up during the season of lent. I think they are...

Pastor’s Desk 2-15-15

In 1981 Peter Cropper, a British violinist, was invited to Finland to play a special concert. As a personal favor to Peter, the Royal Academy of Music lent him their priceless 285-year old Stradivarius to use in the concert. This rare instrument takes it name from the...

Pastor’s Desk 2-8-15

A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a crisp new $20 bill. There were 200 people in the room. The speaker asked them, "How many of you would like to have this $20 bill?" Hands went up all over the room. Then the speaker said, "I'm going to give...