Browsing the October 2023 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 29, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 10/27/23

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday's Gospel reading reminds us that we cannot love God without loving ourselves and others, but God must always come first. And this is only possible if we fully open our hearts and our lives to receive the unconditional, amazing love that God ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 22, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 10/20/23

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

In this Sunday's Gospel reading, when Jesus asks the Pharisees to tell him whose image was engraved on the coin owed for the census tax, he uses it to teach a lesson about the image that should be engraved upon our hearts. Our hearts ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 15, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 10/13/23

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

In this Sunday's Gospel reading, Jesus addresses the problem of fakers, i.e., people who try to win his friendship by being religious and showing up for the banquet of the Eucharist (Mass) while refusing to enter into a genuine relationship with God.

You know ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 8, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 10/06/23

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

"The kingdom of God is given to those who produce its fruit." That's the moral of the story that Jesus gives us in this Sunday's Gospel reading. And what is this kingdom of God, given to us while we're still on earth? What are ... Read More »