Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 25, 2020

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 25, 2020 We offer our prayers to God seeking what we need to better live the two great commandments to love so that the word of the Lord may sound forth in all places.   That the Church may give witness to the faith it professes by loving the Lord,… Continue reading Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 25, 2020

Reflections

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020) Readings:Exodus 2:20-26Psalms 18:2-4, 47, 511 Thessalonians 1:5-10Matthew 22:34-40 With all of our attempts at loving, one would think more of us would be better at it. Why is it that we are not better at loving? Why do so many marriages fail, or devolve into abusive relationships? Perhaps, it… Continue reading THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 18, 2020

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 18, 2020 We join together in prayer seeking the wisdom to live as good citizens of our country and of the world while never compromising on principles that reflect the will of God.   That the Church will demonstrate its faith in Jesus by proclaiming the message of the Gospel… Continue reading Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 18, 2020

Reflections

TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020) Readings:Isaiah 45:1, 4-6Psalms 96:1, 3-5, 7-101 Thessalonians 1:1-5Matthew 22:15-21 Our first reading from Isaiah highlights the universal sovereignty of the God we worship, the King of the Universe. In a typically Jewish way, all things and all persons are seen as being under the mantle of One God, even… Continue reading TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

PFJ Action

IS THE DIOCESE OF VENICE COOKING THE BOOKS?

IS THE DIOCESE OF VENICE COOKING THE BOOKS? Approximately 16 months ago, a group of parishioners of St. Isabel Church wrote an open letter to the parish administration seeking clarification of financial data anomalies that could have indicated a range of difficulties in accounting ranging from simple carelessness to improper diversion of funds.  The letter… Continue reading IS THE DIOCESE OF VENICE COOKING THE BOOKS?