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Our delegation is in Uganda!
Fr. Dave, Deacon Gene and Jean Hausmann have arrive safely in Uganda. Please keep them in prayer during these next few weeks as they visit our sister parish.
12th Sun [C] 2013
They come here all clothed in white, many times wearing long white garments passed down through family generations, white baptismal garments that dress up baby boys and baby girls with no gender distinction except for their names. For as we just heard in St. Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians: For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free person, there is not male and female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Catholic Poetry - A Faithful Utterance
Today: Volunteers - In the end, death comes for us all; no need to step forward.
God bless and enjoy my poetry,
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
A vision of Heaven
As Dale McKay was facing death, he spoke to writer Nancy Schertzing about his feelings and his hopes for heaven. Later, Nancy spoke with Dale's widow, Ellen, who shared the joy of their marriage and the moving experience of Dale's death. Their story is filled with love and hope that speaks to all of us.
In the Know with Father Joe
Dear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?
Three Myths about Online Dating
A week doesn’t go by without several newspapers writing about the expanding use of online dating services. Millions of single people have, and many more millions will, use at least one online dating site in 2005. Despite the increased societal acceptance, several myths continue to persist.
Myth #3: Meeting someone...
California Catholic Lobby Day
Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officials about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...
General Audience: How Can We Have Unity Among Christians If As Catholics We Aren't United?
Pope Francis dedicated his catechesis of the Wednesday general audience to the expression “of the body” that the Second Vatican Council used to indicate the nature of the Church: the Church is the body of Christ. The Pope recalled the text of ...