Divine Mercy Sunday

04-06-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear people of God,

Alleluia! Alleluia!! Praise be Risen Christ. First of all, I express my sincere thanks to all the Lectors, Ushers, Altar Servers, Deacon Edward, Janice & Choir members, Office Assistant, Decors, PCCWs, Council members of our three parishes for having helped us to celebrate this Easter in a meaningful way. Special thanks to Debra Kujak for coordinating all the liturgical activities. I also appreciate all those who donated for purchasing of Easter flowers.

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Christ Our Lord is risen today! Alleluia! Alleluia!!

03-31-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear people of God,

Today, we celebrate the Resurrection of Christ! This event is the greatest event in our Catholic faith. It is through the resurrection that Christ defeated sin and death and opened for us the gates to eternal life. A journey that began sorrowfully on Ash Wednesday has ended joyfully toady. Light has eventually overcome darkness and we have seen the glory of Christ.

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Holy Week

03-24-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear People of God,

Good morning to you! First of all, I would like to bring to your kind notice that this year, the Easter Triduum will be held at our Immaculate conception in Fountain City. The schedule is as follows:

Holy Thursday - 6:00pm (Washing of feet and a short Eucharistic adoration)

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Suffering Strengthens Us

03-17-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear People of God,

Good morning to you! On this fifth Sunday of Lent, the readings focus on God's covenant with us, even though we are often unfaithful. The first reading speaks of a new covenant. that the Lord will make a new covenant with them, planting the law within their hearts. “The days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Juda… “I will be their God, and they shall be my people” (Jer 31:31-33).

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Laetare (Rejoice) Sunday

03-10-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear People of God,

Good morning to you all. The Fourth Sunday of Lent is called Laetare (Rejoice) Sunday, from the first words of today’s liturgy. It calls us to rejoice in the hope of our salvation through the grace of God in Christ Jesus.

Our first reading of today presents the wrath as well as the mercy of God. These are revealed in both, the exile and liberation of his people. Three complaints were made against Israel and their leaders. These include: “That they were unfaithful; they defiled the temple; and, they laughed at the prophets.” This merited them deportation and exile.

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Keep God's Commandments

03-03-2024Weekly ReflectionFr. Aruldoss

Dear people of God,

Good morning to you all. As we continue our journey this season, the readings this third Sunday of Lent, help us understand that we must follow God’s commandments and truly live them in our hearts to find life.

In our First Reading from the Book of Exodus, God delivers the Ten Commandments. He commands to not worship any gods besides Him, “For I, the Lord, your God, am a jealous God.”

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