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Sermon for Septuagesima Sunday – February 9, 2020 by Monsignor Patrick Perez

Written on February 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm, by

Msgr. Patrick Perez, February 9, 2020 Septuagesima Sunday You are always praying, I hope, for your priests to keep us safe. I just want you to know your prayers are paying dividends. I was on my way back from Northridge to say the 12:30 Mass and a wheel flew off of a truck and totaled […]

On the feast of St Anthony of the desert, founder of monasticism

Written on January 18, 2020 at 9:59 pm, by

From the readings of tomorrow’s Matutinum Paul the first hermit, and model of all others, was a native of the lower Theba’id in Egypt. At the age of fifteen years he lost both his parents. In order to escape from the persecution of Decius and Valerian, and to serve God in quietness, he betook himself […]

Comforting words from St Paul

Written on January 18, 2020 at 9:29 pm, by

From his second letter to the Corinthians 2 Cor 1:1-5 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother: to the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints that are in all Achaia: 2 Grace unto you and peace from God our Father, and […]

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019 by Father Paul A. Norton

Written on January 12, 2020 at 10:04 pm, by

DOMINICA IV ADVENTUS Apparently, no English dictionary has been able to successfully explain the difference between the two words COMPLETE and FINISHED. Some people say that there is no difference but others say there is and that this is the proof: When you marry the right woman you are COMPLETE, when you marry the wrong […]

Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus – January 5, 2020 by Monsignor Patrick Perez

Written on January 12, 2020 at 8:15 pm, by

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Monsignor began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary. I just want to say a few words as we are still in the beginning of this year. I was trying to think up something useful for you because we […]

Padre Pio Academy Fundraisers

Written on January 10, 2020 at 6:02 pm, by

Here are a few, what we call “painless” fundraisers in which we engage throughout the year. Painless – because all it takes is a little effort on your part. Little Caesars proof-of-purchase tabs – Just snip off the folding lock tab on every Little Ceasars box and when we get enough, BAM! a free PPA […]

Annual Padre Pio Academy Dinner Dance

Written on January 10, 2020 at 5:56 pm, by

Ladies and Gentlemen – Welcome to the BIGGEST SHOW ON EARTH!!! Step right up and be thrilled by the most amazing, the most exhilarating, the most incredible show on earth! The Annual Padre Pio Academy Dinner Dance!!! Right here under the Big Top of Father Schell Hall!!! All Parishioners, friends and families are invited! The […]

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Our Blessed Virgin Mary – Fr. Stephen, o.f.m.

Written on January 4, 2020 at 4:07 pm, by

On each First Saturday The words of consecration are: O Eternal and incarnate Wisdom! O sweetest and most adorable Jesus! True God and true man, only Son of the Eternal Father, and of Mary, always virgin! I adore Thee profoundly in the bosom and splendors of Thy Father during eternity; and I adore Thee also […]

Epiphany Blessing of the Home – January 6-13

Written on January 3, 2020 at 6:55 pm, by

20 + C + M + B + 20 (20 + Caspar + Melchior + Balthazar + 20). This holy inscription is placed over each door in the house – beginning with the main entrance door. This is to obtain the notice of the Three Wise Men, and to remind us of their prayers and […]

2020 SSPX Los Gatos Retreats

Written on January 3, 2020 at 6:29 pm, by

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Retreat Center, 19101 Bear Creek Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95030 (408) 354-7703. Men’s Schedule: Jan 13-18, Mar 16-21, Sep 7-12, Oct 19-24, Nov 9-14, Dec 9-12. Women’s Schedule: Feb 24-29, Apr 27-May 2, Sep 21-26, Dec 9-12