From the Pastor’s Desk – October 20, 2019

Do you pray alone or with others every day? Our first answer is, of course, I pray alone each day in my personal, private prayer with God, Mary, and/or Christ. To begin, our parents and teachers taught us basic prayers like the “Angel of God,” the Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be. In preparation […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – October 13, 2019

Naaman the Syrian was a commander of the army of the king of Aram, highly respected and valued by the King even though he was a leper as we read today in 2 Kings. He was someone who had a skin disease that in Jewish circles would make him unclean. He seeks healing for his affliction from Israel’s king who […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – October 06, 2019

This is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it! This scriptural phrase captures the mood, the tone, the spirit, I believe, of the parishioners who gathered together last Sunday, September 29th to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Big Church. 261 parishioners, with family members, […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – September 29, 2019

It was on Sunday, October 2, 1994, twenty-five years ago that Bishop Pierre DuMaine dedicated and consecrated the new Saint Anthony Big Church after outgrowing the little historic church in Almaden since 1975. The little church was a mission church of Holy Spirit and previously a mission church of Saint Joseph Church downtown San Jose. […]