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Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, there will be no Public Weekday and Sunday Masses until further notice.   Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, All Parish Offices are Temporarily Closed until Further Notice.  In addition, all Ministries and Organizations events and gatherings have been temporarily cancelled until further...

Dear Parishioners, In response to the COVID-19 virus, and per the direction of the diocese, the following actions must be implemented in all of the parishes and schools of the Diocese of San Diego: Effective Monday morning March 16th, no public daily or weekend (i.e. Sunday)...

Dear friends in Christ, The story of the woman at the well in today’s Gospel is one of the best-loved stories in the New Testament. St. John began the story, saying, “It was about noon” when the woman came to the well to draw water. In...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, On this 2nd Sunday of Lent we celebrate Jesus’s Transfiguration.  It would almost seem like He is showing off but we all know that it was in the context of having just informed His Apostles of His pending suffering and death.  ...

Dear friends in Christ,   Every year, Christians all over the world are blessed with the Lenten Season as a new chance of grace and renewal. Every year, on the First Sunday of Lent, the liturgy retells the story of Adam and Eve who by the Serpent’s...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, On this 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time we find ourselves only a few days away from the beginning of Lent.   Both last week’s and this week’s readings are a great preparation for Lent.   Last week, our readings went so far as...

6th Sunday of the Year Dear friends in Christ, Today’s readings present us the wisdom: God gives us his commandments because he loves us. Sirach in the First Reading calls us to reflect on the value and meaning of the law, saying, “If you choose you can keep...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Our Fr. Joe is thankfully back home with us. Fortunately, he was able to by-pass quarantines that are being set up all over the world.  Welcome home, Fr. Joe! On this Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, the readings remind us of how...

Dear OLPH family and Friends, Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple as an infant.   This story is related only Luke’s Gospel and has been celebrated in the Church since the 4th (Church of the East) and 5th (Church...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, This Sunday will be somewhat different from the norm.   Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, published a letter on September 30 2019 titled “Aperuit illis”   In that letter he stated that the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time would be “devoted to the...