Friday, March 27, April 3,and April 10 are days of abstinence. All Catholics at least 7 years of age may NOT take flesh meat or meat gravy or meat soup at any time.
Monday through Saturday, March 23-28, March 30-April 4, and April 6-9 are days of fast. Catholics between the ages of 21 through 60 may have but one principal or full meal then two other meals smaller than normally.
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. This sermon is kind of based on the gospel of last week which was the First Sunday of Lent. Just to remind you, the gospel last week was about […]
Father began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary. As I have said many times before and it is always a good rule, if you want to know what the Church intends for us by any specific time of the year and season, look at the gospels, look at the Mass, look at the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]