Weekly Reflections

Votive Cancles
Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 21, 2019

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! Or as most other languages prefer: Blessed Pasch–Passover! Pasqua, Pascua, Páscoa, Pâques! Israel’s Passover through the Red Sea to the Promised Land! Jesus’ Passover through the Cross to resurrection! Our catechumens... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 14, 2019

The Story of Our Redemption

We begin the final week of Lent with these familiar readings. This year, we hear the Passion from the Gospel of Luke. These readings for Palm Sunday and the Passion used to be read on successive Sundays. Now they are combined into a single feast, so... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | April 7, 2019

God’s Actions Now

When Jews celebrate the Passover, they always tell the story of the Exodus in present terms, as if they themselves experienced those events: when we were prisoners in Egypt; when God brought us out of slavery and through the waters of the sea. We would... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 31, 2019

Letter from The Most Reverend Michael C. Barber, S.J., bishop of the Oakland diocese, to the people of Corpus Christi Parish.

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Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 31, 2019

Joshua, Faithful Follower of God

During this Lenten season we have known something about Abraham and Moses. This weekend, we will know something about Joshua which means “Yahweh’s Salvation.” Joshua was a slave in Egypt and became a leader of Israel under the... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 24, 2019

Moses, the Liberator

Following our Lenten reflection, this weekend, I want to call our attention to Moses. He was chosen by God to liberate the Israelites from slavery, and bring redemption to His people. While Abraham is recognized as the “Father of the Faithful,... Read more

Bulletin | Weekly Reflections | March 17, 2019

Abraham, The Friend of God

The Lenten season provides many aspects to reflect upon. The first readings during this season will mention important characters like Abraham, Moses, and Joshua.

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