Greetings from Sister Marlita /Saludos de Sister Marlita

Recently I read a reflection from “The Word Among Us” magazine that reminded me and ALL of us that because of our Baptism we share in being the prophetic office of Jesus. The new catechism writes: “Lay people…fulfill their mission by evangelization…the proclamation of Christ by word and the testimony of life.” And “this is accomplished in the ordinary circumstances of the world.” What does that mean? We have the task of helping direct people to Jesus in our ordinary, everyday life. Yes, you and I are called to be prophets. A PROPHET is someone who witnesses to God’s work in our lives. So when we pray for someone who needs help or healing and they recover more quickly than expected, we can sa

Greetings from Sister Marlita /Saludos de Sister Marlita

Some of you may be familiar with Franciscan Richard Rohr. I found this from among his writings recently: “The Gospel is not about being nice; it is about being honest and just, and the world doesn’t like those two things very much. Our job is to learn how to be honest, but with love and respect. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. taught us that before we go out to witness for justice, we have to make sure that we can love and respect those with whom we disagree.” I believe that those two qualities, being honest and just, are both qualities that are o"en missing from the world in general, and from even among us who profess to be Chris!ans, in particular. Somewhere we have too easily fallen into stre

Greetings from Sister Marlita / Saludos de Sister Marlita

We are missing you! We want to welcome you all back to worship as community again as soon as you are comfortable doing so. Understandably some are waiting for a more ALL CLEAR sign from our health officials, and also from Diocesan directives. We can all pray that that might come sooner than later. I want to assure you that we are taking every precaution that we can to help ensure your good health when you do return to church. Temperatures are checked (to verify your good health), masks are requested according to the Governor’s mandate, and a er each Mass we have volunteers who are sanitizing the pews and cushions as best we can for the following usage. Sanitizer is also available going in an

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