Browsing the November 2019 archive of Pastor's Message

Christ the King 2019

Posted by Christy .. on 11/27/19

My Dear People,

Today is the last Sunday of the liturgical year. It is reserved for Christ the King. The gospel of Luke takes us to Jesus on the Cross and the sign for his crime “Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews”, and Jesus mentions to the good ... Read More »

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

Posted by Christy .. on 11/12/19

My Dear People,

Jericho was located about seventeen miles northwest of Jerusalem and a mile south of its Old Testament counterpart.

Unique to Luke is a man whose name is given: Zacchaeus. In this town that was near the border between Roman-controlled Judea and Perea and on an east-west trade ... Read More »

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

Posted by Christy .. on 11/01/19

My Dear People,

Another parable about prayer immediately follows, directed at some who are confident in their own righteousness. Fittingly, a Pharisee represents such self-righteous people who despise everyone else. Appropriately, the other character is a tax collector. The parable compares these two people, as earlier parables compared “two ... Read More »