Eng Esp Mary Immaculate
Catholic Church / Pacoima, CA

Weekly Reflections

The Prison of Want

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."

Time to Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is around the corner. It is time to give thanks...

Touched by the Healing Power of Christ

God rejoices in a grateful heart and keeps his blessings when we give thanks.

Waking Up the Church

"Be trustworthy in all things. Serve God, the only master, not mammon." (Luke 16:1-13)


The Good News is that we have all been invited—invited to the Kingdom, invited to be disciples.

The Narrow Door

"People from east and west, north and south, recline at table in the kingdom of God." (Luke 13:22-30)

The True Richness

"Be on guard against all greed, for your life does not consist of earthly possessions, but of the riches of the reign of God." (Luke 12:13-21)

The Good Samaritan

“Go and do likewise.” (Luke 10:37)

Focus on the Mission

Jesus calls us to a single-minded determination to drop everything and follow him.

Hope and Forgiveness

“The Lord on his part has forgiven your sin” (2 Samuel 12:13b)

Hope and Life

What are Christians called to do today?

Journey of Faith

We are on a long and eventful journey.

The Fullness of the Holy Spirit

Only when we all know the peace Jesus offered in today’s Gospel will we really know the fullness of the Holy Spirit.

Continually Praising God

“With great joy . . . they were continually in the temple praising God.” (Luke 24:53)

True Christian Community

"This is how all will know that you are my disciples: if you love one another." (John 13:35)

The Father and I are One

“My sheep head my voice, they know me and they follow me”. ~ John 10:27

Do You Love Me?

True love is proven by overcoming many difficulties, including those that arise from our own weaknesses. Christ tells us all that the authority is love and service and asks us all: do you love me…?

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light” (Is 9:1)

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” (Luke 4:21)

The Wedding at Cana

"On the third day there was a wedding in Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there." (John 2:1)