St. Alexander's and St. Joseph's

Browsing the September 2017 archive of Blog

Browsing the September 2017 archive of Blog

PARISH OFFICE CLOSED

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/27/17

HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY!! The office will be closed October 9th in observance of Columbus Day.  Enjoy the holiday!

Religious Education

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/27/17

CLASSES HAVE BEGUN! THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER! At St. Alexander's Sunday Mornings 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. K through Confirmation (begins in 7th Grade) At St. James Thursday Afternoons 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m 1st Grade through 5th Grade St. James Parish children in Kindergarten, Grade 6, ... Read More »

From Scripture

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/25/17

MATTHEW 20:1 - 16A, BETTER LATE THAN NEVER In this Gospel reading, Jesus compared God's kingdom to a vineyard in the charge of a generous landlord.  In the parable, the landlord hired groups of workers at different times of the day:  at the start of the workday, at midmorning, ... Read More »

One Minute Meditation

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/21/17

PASS ON THE GIFT In the encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, Pope Benedict XVI said, "Love is God's greatest gift to humanity, it is his promise and our hope."  As God's children, we convey his love to others through acts of charity. "Behold, I stand at the door and knock. ... Read More »

Maintain your spiritual health

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/20/17

Just as visiting the doctor for regular checkups is key to maintaining our physical health, consistent maintenance is important for good spiritual health.  Try these suggestions to craft a schedule to stay in top spiritual condition: Daily:  Everything we need to know to strengthen our consciences and make good ... Read More »

One Minute Meditation

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/19/17

St. Wenceslaus Raised by his devoutly grandmother, Ludmilla, King Wenceslaus worked closely with the Church to end the persecution of Christians in Bohemia.  "The Good King"  encouraged German missionaries, built churches, and cared for the sick and poor.  Political conflict culminated in his assassination.  One morning, led by his brother, ... Read More »

YOUTH SURVEY: ALL 16 - 29 YEAR OLDS

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/16/17

Share thoughts about youth's role in the Church!  Survey is used for the 2018 Synod of Bishops preparatory document!

surveymonkey.com/r/XLS5HW7 or rcdony.org/enotes

Catechetical Sunday 2017

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/16/17

WELCOME BACK TO OUR STUDENTS, CATECHISTS AND ASSISTANTS OF OUR PARISH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMS!  MAY YOU EACH RECEIVE THE LORD'S BLESSINGS ON THIS CATECHETICAL SUNDAY AND EVERYDAY THROUGHOUT 2017/2018  

Questions & Answers

Posted by Angel Aquila on 9/12/17

If God is everywhere, why do we have to attend Mass?      While God is everywhere, he is present in the Eucharist in a special way.  When, in the context of the Mass, the priest speaks the words of consecration over the bread and wine on the altar, ... Read More »