From the Pastor’s Desk – November 10, 2019

On November 2, 1919 our father was born in Florissant Missouri, the fifth child of eleven children born to his parents Bertha and Nicholas Hendel. He grew up in Florissant, went to Sacred Heart Elementary School across the street from the store where he lived and worked with his brothers and sisters. He was able […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – November 3, 2019

My experience of last week was a series of events, from the highlight of participating in the Progressive Dinner, enjoying dinner before the power was turned off for parts of the State, Bay Area and Almaden Valley on Saturday evening to celebrating my dad’s 100th birthday on November 2nd, Saturday, more on that celebration next […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – October 27, 2019

Who do we listen to? Our family, our friends, what about the weak, the poor, the orphan and the widow, those in need? Listening to the passage from the Book of Sirach today, God knows no favorites, but God listens to the cry of the oppressed, responds to the needs of the orphan and hears […]

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 […]