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November 14, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

In this letter Fr. David acknowledges the workings of a "brigade" of people who see to it that things happen for the good of us all. He notes, too, the challenges of technology with which we wrestle at times, and reflects on the enduring goodness of God.

Brothers and Sisters, 

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UPDATE

Posted by Anne Wing

The Pastor's Blog has been subsitituted by "Letters from the Pastor" and can be found on our COVID-19 page.

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Homily May 31, 2020 - Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Anne Wing

Fr. David’s Homily on Pentecost Sunday – May 31, 2020

This brief passage (Jn 20:19-23) doesn’t lack any drama. The disciples are locked away in a room, hiding out, because they are afraid. It was in their fear that Jesus came to them and showed them a path to ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Lent - March 29, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

Brothers and Sisters,

It is increasingly apparent that the health and well-being of our community - and I mean the broader community, not just here at Lourdes - is facing a situation that is unprecedented on so many different levels. Our best efforts to prepare for and address ourselves ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Lent - March 22, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

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At the time of this writing, we are entering into a most extraordinary experience as a nation, as a people, and as a community of believers. By the time this writing will be read by anyone, the reality of when ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Lent - March 15, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

In these days, it’s nearly impossible to get through the day without some reference to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. It’s on the news, it's in the papers, it’s all over the internet. And in all the media attention, it can be difficult to keep our balance and not get ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Lent-March 8, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

In last week's gospel, Jesus was in the desert.  In today’s gospel, Jesus is located on a mountaintop. The distinctiveness of the geographical references aren’t lost on me as we enter more fully into our Lenten journey this year.  From desert to mountaintop there is a definite implication of ... Read More »

First Sunday of Lent-March 1, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

In the coming week, citizens in California go to the polls to participate in the Presidential Primary election. Locally we are also participating in elections for a broad array of offices and positions in our judiciary, as well as in our city, state and federal government. There are also ... Read More »

February 23, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

TOGETHER IN MISSION 2020

If you have not yet had the opportunity to sign up to participate in our annual appeal, Together in Mission 2020, I encourage you to do so now.  Many of our families who have participated in prior years have received materials in the mail, and ... Read More »

February 16, 2020

Posted by Anne Wing

Last weekend, here at Lourdes, we conducted our

in-pew process as part of our participation in our annual Together in Mission appeal.  It can seem like a tedious process, I know, especially for those who have been through it before and are already engaged in Together in Mission, but ... Read More »