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Pastor

Secretary

Reception

Music Ministry

Faith Formation

Youth Ministry


Rev. Msgr. Xavier Pappu
msgrxavier@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2103
Phone: 903-295-7558 (res.)

 

Beth Kennedy
churchoffice@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102

Nayeli Gonzalez
office@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101

Beth Kennedy

music@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107


Freeda Dasaiyan
dff@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890  x 2105

Cindy Starr (High School)
Becky Anguiano (Middle School)
youth@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106

This Week

 This Week/ Esta Semana

May. 01

Women's ACTS Faith Sharing; 7:00 pm, Rm. 37

Servidoras de Glpe; 10:00 am, Salon Parro

Cursillos; 7:00 pm, Capilla

May. 02

Bible Study; 6:30 pm, PH 

 

May. 03

Men's ACTS Faith Sharing; 6:00 am, PH

 Adoration; 7:30 am - 5:45 pm, Chapel

St. Vincent de Paul; 5:00 pm, Room 11

Adoracion; 7:30 am-5:45 pm, Capilla


May. 04

ACTS Core; 6:00 pm, Conference Room

Crecimineto Clases; 7:00 pm, Salon # 13& 15

Grupo Compartiendo la Fe; 7:00 pm, Salon # 14

Quinceañera Clases; 6:00 pm, Salon Parro.

 

 May. 05

Adoration; 7:30 -11:45 am, Chapel

Adoracion; 7:30 -11:45 am, capilla

RICA; 7:00 pm, Salon # 14

 May. 06

Healing Mass; 5:00 pm, Church

 

 

Weekly Message

Drawing Down Divine Mercy

Dear brothers and sisters,

I am sure you had a great Easter celebration; and the resurrection of Jesus made a great difference in your lives. The new life you live came out of your encounter with the Risen Christ.

Though we acknowledge that God is in control, we will never find peace until we spend time alone with Him. It seems we often search and search to find peace, without ever searching to find Christ.

A little boy’s mother asked if he knew the name of God’s Son. The boy replied, “Yes,” to the absolute delight of his mother. She then asked if he could tell her, he replied,“ His name is Andy.” “Andy,” replied the  mother, “Where on earth did you hear that His name was Andy?” And the little boy said, “In church. We sing a song with His name in it.” “What song is that,” said the now shocked mother. And the boy sang, “Andy walks with me, Andy talks with me, Andy tells me I am His own.”  Each person encounters Jesus in their own way.

The Emmaus disciples were downcast, brokenhearted because they had their intellectual, emotional, psychological and spiritual knowledge of Jesus, but did not apply it to their lives or souls. They had an empty feeling inside. When they encountered Jesus, their knowledge of scriptures became realistic, life changing, eventful, livable, emotionally and psychotically true. Their downcast feeling turned to be a joyful one.  Broken hearts became burning hearts! They encountered what was missing inside. 

Your life will never be changed by what you see or hear, but instead it will be changed by your encounters with Jesus. Multiple encounters. The more encounters you have, the more you will change. Some people resist the change and don’t want to, so they refuse to have a true encounter with Jesus. Find out your own unique way of encountering Jesus and be joyful in Jesus!

 

Lots of Blessings & Prayers! 

                                                      

Msgr. Xavier                                                    

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Special Events in the Parish

WALKING TOWARDS ETERNITY

(A Personal Spiritual Journey)

 April 18th  [ONLY 4 more Classes]

What's Holding You Back?

Do anger, fear, or envy get in the way or your relationship with Christ?

Are you ready for a change?

Putting Your Faith into Practice

 This study introduces seven common struggles. You will learn how to engage your:

Appetites; Shame; Envy; Anger; Fear; Loneliness & Hopelessness

 

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