In conjunction with Catholic Schools Week starting on January 27, Forty Hours Devotion will be at St. Peter Church on January 25, 26, and 27. Prayer intention is for the religious education of Region XII's children. Sign-up sheets are in the main vestibule at St. Peter. We are in need of people … Read more about FORTY HOURS DEVOTION


Most of us are familiar with a Christmas Parable written by Louis Cassels many years ago, one of the religion editors of United Press International. On Christmas night everyone went to midnight service. This gentle man thought it would be hypocrisy if he went along with his family to the service … Read more about Christmas

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Humility counts! We see Mary going to visit her cousin Elizabeth, who was pregnant, in spite of being pregnant herself. She wanted to help her cousin during her delivery and what a great meeting of Jesus and His forerunner in the womb. We have heard of lots of stories from legends, and even studies … Read more about Fourth Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent

December 16, 2018 Luke 3:10-18 We heard John the Baptist asking, “Whoever has two cloaks should share with the person who has none. And whoever has food should do likewise.” And he tells us, “I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I, is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of … Read more about Third Sunday of Advent

First Sunday of Advent

December 2, 2018 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 Once again we are in the Advent season. A season of waiting for the Lord, preparing for his coming and to grow in intimacy with the Lord. I was listening to a sermon and found that it was a childhood experience that all of us go through. That priest tells … Read more about First Sunday of Advent

33rd Sunday Ordinary Time

November 18, 2018 Mark 13:24-32 Jesus tells us that heaven and earth will pass away but not my words. His words about His second coming are very clear. One day the world will come to an end and we will be judged for our doings, and accordingly, we will be rewarded. Many of us do not believe in … Read more about 33rd Sunday Ordinary Time

32nd Sunday Ordinary Time

November 11, 2018 Mark 12:38-44 We all are so familiar with this parable and we need no explanation to what it means. Yet I found some beautiful explanation given by a priest with a chart explaining how accounting works. Though when it comes to forgiving each other and relating to each other … Read more about 32nd Sunday Ordinary Time

31st Sunday Ordinary Time

November 4, 2018 Mark 12:28-34 A Scribe asks Jesus, “Which is the greatest of all commandments?” They knew that there are 613 commandments taken from the Mosaic Law and it is not easy to summarize them. Yet Jesus answered this question very cleverly by quoting the scripture. “The first is to … Read more about 31st Sunday Ordinary Time

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 21, 2018 Today’s gospel speaks about an interesting discourse among the disciples, ‘Who is going to be the greatest among them?’ I think all of us want to be great in life, some way or another. Today’s world especially is so full of competition and race for being bigger than the other. … Read more about 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time