August 2017

Greetings! This year our Faith Formation Classes registration will be done under each ministry; e.g. TK-5 (Elementary), 6th-8th (Jr High), and 9th-12th including Confirmation (High School). Please fill out the forms according to your child's grade.  All information is due before September 22nd, Friday at 5pm...

21st Sunday   Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                   Just before this week’s Gospel passage, Jesus warns His disciples against the “leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”   He, in fact, called those two groups a bunch of hypocrites.   Now they find themselves in gentile and imperial territory.   Caesarea...

20th Sunday of the Year                                                                                    Dear friends in Christ,                 The theme for this Sunday’s readings is expressed in the Psalm response: “O God, let all the nations praise you.”               The woman in today’s Gospel is an upset mother who has been one suffering...

‘I have been crucified with Christ; yet I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me.’ Galatians 2:20. It took a lot of time and prayer for me to leave Holy Family Parish in Linda Vista and begin a deeper journey with God here at...

Dear friends in Christ,             The first reading today takes us back about 860 years before Christ. Elijah had to deal with the pagan queen Jezebel and her pagan prophets of Baal. After defeating the queen’s prophets and destroying them, Jezebel retained her power and went...

Feast of the Transfiguration. Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Every year we hear an account of the Transfiguration on the Second Sunday of Lent.  Then, we hear the same account on this feast, which occasionally falls on Sunday. Celebrating this event outside of Lent gives it a...