Browsing the December 2023 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| Fourth Sunday of Advent| December 24, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/22/23

Fourth Sunday of Advent

This Sunday's Gospel shows us how the mission of Christ affected the Virgin Mary even before Jesus was conceived in her womb.

Three decades later, Jesus would become the Savior of the world. However, that is not when his salvation plan began. Jesus is God; ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Third Sunday of Advent| December 17, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/15/23

Third Sunday of Advent

This Sunday's Gospel reading tells us that John the Baptist came to "testify to the light." What does this mean?

We know that Jesus is the Light of Truth that shines in the darkness to draw us to eternal life. And we know that his ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Second Sunday of Advent| December 10, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/08/23

Second Sunday of Advent

Today's readings tell us to prepare for the Lord - for whatever he wants to give us, do for us, and ask of us. He has a plan for our lives; he has a divine purpose that will bring us to our full potential as ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| First Sunday of Advent| December 3, 2023

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/01/23

First Sunday of Advent

Today we begin the Season of Advent. This year, as we prepare for Christmas, think about how you like to show your fondness for the special people in your life by choosing gifts that will be meaningful to them. And yet, assuming that you can ... Read More »