PASTOR'S CORNER

October 2020

Oct 25

30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME A20

Jesus’ response to the scholar (someone who has an extensive knowledge) of the law (liturgical, ritual, moral) regarding the greatest commandment (which commandment in the law is the greatest) is the combination of two commandments: “Love of God (Deut. 6:5) and Love your Neighbor as yourself (Lev. 19:18).” Love of God would...
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Oct 13

PASTOR'S MUSINGS 101320

I'm glad that our slow and gradual entry into Phase Two is doing well. As coronavirus and flu season collide with the opening of schools and businesses, we will continue to pay close attention and exercise precaution.  Let me share my short reflection on this week's readings. On Tuesday, October 13, he stressed once again the...
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Oct 11

28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME A20

In much of the early Christian literature, the Kingdom of God was often compared to a banquet. This Sunday’s parable of the royal wedding banquet, a story of a King hosting a marriage feast for his son is no different. It starts off by sending his servants to hand deliver the invitation ahead of time to those he intended to be in...
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Oct 6

PASTOR'S MUSINGS 100620

The Holy Father Pope Francis signed the newest encyclical letter 'Fratelli Tutti' (Brother and Sisters) on fraternity and social friendship on October 3, 2020 at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi. It appears that confirmed cases have gone into a steady decline. The fall season has spectacularly displayed the vibrant colors of yellow,...
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Oct 4

27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME A20

The parable of the wicked tenants presents the story of a landlord who put a hedge (enclosing wall) around the vineyard to protect it from uninvited guests such as predatory animals and the likes, dug a wine press in it for crushing of grapes and making wines and built a tower to monitor activities as well as to provide safe shelter to future...
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