Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
WE, THE CONGREGATION OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ROOTED IN A CARING COMMUNITY, ARE GUIDED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT TO GROW IN LOVE AND COMPASSION. BY EXTENDING THE HEART AND HANDS OF OUR LADY IN OUR DAILY LIVES, WE JOYFULLY COMMIT OURSELVES TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL, CELEBRATE OUR FAITH AND ACKNOWLEDGE OUR DIVERSITY AS GOD’S PRECIOUS GIFT. WE PLEDGE TO SERVE THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF EVERYONE AND WILL STRIVE TO BUILD GOD’S KINGDOM OF LOVE, JUSTICE AND PEACE THROUGH WORSHIP, EVANGELIZATION AND SERVICE.
In today's Gospel, Jesus offers three parables to describe the Kingdom of Heaven. This reading is a continuation of Jesus' discourse that we began reading last Sunday.
All three parables use commonplace experiences to describe aspects of the Kingdom of Heaven.
The first parable is longer and more detailed than the next two, and it alerts us to the
two-fold reality of the Kingdom of Heaven. The beginnings of the Kingdom of Heaven
can be found in this world. The fruition of the Kingdom of Heaven, however, will not
be realized until the final judgment.
The second and third parables call to our attention the abundance that will result
from the small beginnings of the Kingdom of Heaven. In each case the image is of the
superabundance that God brings out of even the smallest of signs of the Kingdom.
Contained within these parables are words of caution as well as words of consolation.
In the parable of the sower we are warned against judging others. To judge and uproot
the “weeds” prematurely will harm the wheat; final judgment rests with God.
In the parables of the mustard seed and the yeast, we are consoled by the message that
God can work wonders and produce abundance from even the smallest beginnings of the Kingdom of Heaven.
Confirmation at OLG
On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Bishop Robert Vasa presided over Mass and celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation here at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.
Among the 92 candidates being confirmed were Alyssa and Alexis
De Casas, daughters of Veronica, our Parish Office Administrator. Bishop Vasa said that the size of our group illustrated what an active and vibrant parish we have. Congratulations go out to them and all of our confirmandi. May the grace that you received in this sacrament invigorate and guide you in your life in Christ and may God bless you in your endeavors on His behalf.
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