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MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday Vigil 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 a.m.
Weekdays 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Holydays 8:00 a.m., 12 Noon, & 5:30 p.m.
 
SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION
Saturday 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
   
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
Pre-Baptism class required; please call rectory.
Parish Directory

1040 - 39th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 452-4136
Office Hours: 8:30a-5p
(Lunch: 1p-2p)

Rev. Msgr. Robert P. Walton, Pastor
Father Glenn Jaron, In Residence
Gilbert Parra, Deacon
William Riehl, Deacon
Theresa Sparks, School Principal Parish School 456-1576
Tila Madrigal, Rel. Ed. Coordinator, 947-2683
Dr. Donald Kendrick, Music Director, 847-0424
Rita Spillane RCIA & Adult Faith Formation Director 452-4830
Paul Sunderman Youth Minister 456-1576

Faith First > Love of Neighbor

Love of Neighbor

The Last Seven Commandments

“I give you a new commandment: love another; you must love one another just as I have loved you” (John 13:34).

A story is told of a suburban man driving to work in the city. Each day he had to pass by a shelter for hungry and homeless people. On a particularly cold day he noticed a long line of needy people lined up around the block waiting for the center to open and dispense its morning fare of coffee and donuts. The scene depressed the man. So he cried out to the Lord, “Why don’t you do something about this miserable scene? Why do you allow this suffering to go on?”

As the man drove into the parking lot at his place of work, he distinctly heard an inner voice speak to him. It was the Lord. And the Lord said, “I did do something about it. I made you!”

This story reminds us that the Lord has chosen each of us to be His caring hands, His voice of truth, His compassionate eyes. He uses us to accomplish His work, to bring His love into the world.

“In the evening of life, we shall be judged by love.” –St. John of the Cross

 

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