Share Christ's Light with the World11-18-2018We Celebrate Worship Resource, Vol. 43, No. 3
The images that begin today’s Gospel are dramatic and frightening: “the sun will be darkened...the stars will be falling from the sky...the powers in the heavens will be shaken” (Mark 13:24 -25). They echo what we hear from Daniel in the first reading, of “a time unsurpassed in distress” (Daniel 12:1). Many times we may have felt the same way about the world today. Wars, genocide, natural disasters, mass shooting, rising sea levels—sometimes it feels as though the end of the world is right around the corner. But in between the scary images in today’s readings and the warning that no one knows the day or the hour, there is a note of reassurance. The Son of Man will come in power and glory, overcoming the darkness, overcoming evil. Whatever horrible things may be happening in the world, Christ our Light is stronger. Jesus Christ, both priest and victim, “offered one sacrifice for sins,“ transcending space and time, conquering sins everywhere and anytime, past, present and future (Hebrews 10:12). We live with the assurance of God’s only Son coming again in glory, for the reign of God will have no end.
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Youth Ministry Social Night - Tijuana Flats
Nov 18 6:00pm
in the Perkins Shopping Center.
Thanksgiving Day Mass
Nov 22 10:00am
Bilingual Parish-wide Mass at 10:00am in the church
10:00am Misa Bilingue en la iglesia
NO 8:00am Mass
Parish office will be closed Thu, Nov 22 and Fri, Nov 23.