Living as Missionary Disciples: 2017 Catechetical Sunday

September 13, 2017

Cast into the Deep (Sept 17) Living as Missionary Disciples: 2017 Catechetical Sunday Fr. Rolly Astudillo This year, the Church celebrates Catechetical Sunday with the theme: "Living as Missionary Disciples." Those who the Community has designated to serve as catechists whether they are teachers in our school or in Religious Education, Confirmation, Adult RCIA, Adult Formation and Childre...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 13, 2017

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Sirach 27:30-28:7 Second Reading: Romans 14:7-9 Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35 Apart from the command to love one another, there is no obligation that Christ taught more forcefully than that of showing forgiveness. Forgiveness and mercy are the basic attitudes of every Christian. At one time or another, all of us have had the impression of being...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 10, 2017

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Ezekiel 33:7-9 Second Reading: Romans 13:8-10 Gospel: Matthew 18:15-20 There are many passages in Sacred Scriptures that are as relevant and practical in our lives today as they were thousands of years ago when they were first written. Today’s readings are good examples of such passages. The gospel of Matthew was written in response to some prob...

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September 10, 2017

September 09, 2017

Cast into the Deep (September 10) God Never Abandons Us Fr. Rolly Astudillo - Pastor First of all, I invite you to join me in solidarity with those who were and are still affected by the La Tuna Canyon Fire in the past weekend. Here in Tujunga, we suffered large out-of-control fires that were intimidating, overpowering and frightening. Yet, God is truly great. He has not abandoned us. Recallin...

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Reaching Out

September 07, 2017

REACHING OUT As we all are painfully aware our community has been affected by the catastrophic La Tuna Canyon Fire over this past weekend. We ask that all of you please join us in the communal power of prayer for all those who were affected, lost their homes and were displaced. The tragedy has struck particularly close to our very own parishioners, John and Ingrid Goodman and a dear frien...

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August 27

August 23, 2017

Cast into the Deep (August 27) For Immediate Release: Los Angeles Archdiocesan Relations (dated August 20, 2017) ARCHBISHOP GOMEZ CALLS ON CATHOLICS TO BECOME INSTRUMENTS OF UNITY AND HEALING TO OVERCOME NEW FORMS OF RACISM AND NATIONALISM In homilies delivered at two Los Angeles parishes this weekend, Archbishop José H. Gomez spoke out on the racial tensions that have been exposed in th...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 23, 2017

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 22:19-23 Second Reading: Romans 11:33-36 Gospel: Matthew 16:13-20 We have come across or heard of people in power who, instead of caring about the problems of the people, look only after their own interests, favor relatives and friends and use the money of the people to enrich themselves. The same thing happened also in the time of Isa...

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 12, 2017

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 1 Kings 19:9a,11-13a Second Reading: Romans 9:1-5 Gospel: Matthew 13:44-52 We all are here because we are men and women of faith, regardless of whether that faith is strong or weak, mixed with doubts and filled with questions that have no certain answers. There are moments in our lives when we experience the powerful presence of God, moments ...

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

August 06, 2017

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord First Reading: Daniel 7:9-10,13-14 Second Reading: 2 Peter 1:16-19 Gospel: Matthew 17:1-9 Today, we are celebrating the Feast of the Transfiguration. The word ‘transfiguration’ is derived from the Latin word transfigurare for the Greek word metamorphosis which means “change of form and appearance.” Jesus takes Peter, James and John up th...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 27, 2017

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a Second Reading: Romans 6:3-4,8-11 Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42 In an age when people are growing farther apart, there is a greater need for friendliness more than ever before, and the traditional value of hospitality is once more being rediscovered. We have a beautiful story in the first reading. It’s the delightful st...

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