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Mass Times / Horarios de Misa

Saturday Vigil - 5pm
Sunday - 8am, 10am and noon (Espanol)
Holy Days - 7:30am, 7:30pm
Daily Mass - 8am (Monday through Friday), 8am (Saturday)
First Friday Mass - 7pm
Saturday Morning - 8am (Latin)

Confessions
Saturday - 8:30am to 9am, 4pm to 4:45pm

If you would like an image of the Sacred Heart in your home, please call the rectory to schedule an appointment. 


happy feast day of saint teresa of avila

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If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and never abandons us. He is a true friend.

And I clearly see that if we expect to please Him and receive an abundance of His graces, God desires that these graces must come to us from the Hands of Christ, through His most Sacred Humanity, in which God takes delight.

Many, many times I have perceived this through experience. The Lord has told it to me. I have definitely seen that we must enter by this gate if we wish His Sovereign Majesty to reveal to us great and hidden mysteries.

A person should desire no other path, even if he is at the summit of contemplation; on this road he walks safely. All blessings come to us through our Lord. He will teach us, for in beholding His Life we find that He is the best example.

What more do we desire from such a good friend at our side?

Unlike our friends in the world, He will never abandon us when we are troubled or distressed. Blessed is the one who truly loves Him and always keeps Him near.

Let us consider the glorious Saint Paul: it seems that no other name fell from his lips than that of Jesus, because the Name of Jesus was fixed and embedded in his heart.

Once I had come to understand this truth, I carefully considered the lives of some of the saints, the great contemplatives, and found that they took no other path: Francis, Anthony of Padua, Bernard, Catherine of Siena.

A person must walk along this path in freedom, placing himself in God’s hands. If God should desire to raise us to the position of one who is an intimate and shares His secrets, we ought to accept this gladly.

Whenever we think of Christ we should recall the love that led him to bestow on us so many graces and favours, and also the great love God showed in giving us in Christ a pledge of His love; for love calls for love in return.

Let us strive to keep this always before our eyes and to rouse ourselves to love Him.

For if at some time the Lord should grant us the grace of impressing His love on our hearts, all will become easy for us and we shall accomplish great things quickly and without effort.

 
Let nothing disturb you,
Let nothing frighten you,
All things are passing away:
God never changes.
Patience obtains all things.
Whoever has God
lacks nothing;
God alone suffices.
— Teresa of Avila
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Nada te turbe,
nada te espante,
todo se pasa,
Dios no se muda;
la paciencia todo lo alcanza;
quien a Dios Tiene
nada le falta:
Solo Dios basta.
— Teresa de Avila