Browsing the December 2022 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| Christmas The Nativity of the Lord| December 30. 2022

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/30/22

Christmas: The Nativity of the Lord

Joy to the world! This is our song. This is what we should always be proclaiming as a people of faith.

Don't focus on what destroys your joy, for nothing can destroy the coming of the Lord. The absence of joy is merely ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Fourth Sunday of Advent| December 18, 2022

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/16/22

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Love is the theme of the Fourth Sunday of Advent. A good definition of love is in the name that we see in the first reading and again when the prophecy is fulfilled in the Gospel reading: Emmanuel, which means "God is with us." To ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Third Sunday of Advent| December 11, 2022

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/09/22

Third Sunday of Advent

Joy is the theme of the Third Sunday of Advent. As it says in the first reading, "Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication to rescue you!" This is the reason for our joy. We have been ransomed from sin ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Second Sunday of Advent| December 4, 2022

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/02/22

Second Sunday of Advent

Peace is the theme of the Second Sunday of Advent. The first reading describes Christ the Messiah, who came from the line of Jesse, the father of King David. It also describes how to obtain peace -- a peace that sustains us even in the ... Read More »