Eng Esp Mary Immaculate
Catholic Church / Pacoima, CA

Weekly Reflections

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)

Manifesting the Spirit

The Holy Spirit was “richly poured out” on us also, through the “bath of rebirth” (Titus 3:5, 6)

The Holy Family of Nazareth

"God sets a father in honor over his children; a mother's authority he confirms over her sons." (Sir 3:2)

Gaudete Sunday

"Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. The Lord is near." (Phillipians 4:4-5)

Conversion

"Prepare the way of the Lord." (Mark 1:3)

Happy New Year

The first Sunday of Advent also marks the beginning of the liturgical year, the Church's "New Year's Day."

Christ the King

Proclaiming in a striking and effective manner Christ's royalty over individuals, families, society, governments, and nations.

Toward Healthy Relationships

"Love one another as I have loved you." JOHN 13:34

How Big is Your Heart?

"His heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd." (Mk 6:33-34)