Category Archives: Pastor’s Notes

Easter—Pascua de Resurrección

The central mystery of the Christian faith is, without doubt, the Resurrection of Our Lord. Either Jesus Christ rose from the dead, and is who He says he is, or He did not rise from the dead, and the Christian faith is based on a falsehood.The Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is either…
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Epiphany—La Epifanía

While the Feast of the Epiphany has been traditionally celebrated on January 6th (thus completing the course of the Twelve Days of Christmas), it is in our day celebrated on the Sunday nearest January 6th. The Feast of the Epiphany is a very ancient one, and it seems that the Nativity of the Lord was…
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Christmas—La Navidad

Most of us have seen many Nativity scenes or images of the Nativity during the course of our lives and we look forward each year to unpacking our favorite scene and setting it up at Christmas time to remind us of the mystery of the Lord’s birth. This week we will consider the spiritual meaning…
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Advent “O” Antiphons—Antífonas de Adviento “O”

The Church’s “other” liturgy, the Liturgy of the Hours (LOH), also known as the “Breviary” or the “Divine Office,” consists of hymns, psalms, and short readings from the Scriptures, and is prayed daily by priests and religious. Until recently the LOH was always prayed in Latin, and although the prayer is now much more accessible…
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