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Music Ministry

Faith Formation

Youth Ministry

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


Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102

Nayeli Gonzalez
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101

Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107

Freeda Dasaiyan
Phone: 903-295-3890  x 2105

Sonya Pereira
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106

This Week

This Week/ Esta Semana 

Nov. 30:

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

Servidoras de Gdpe; 10:00 am, Salón Parro.

Cursillistas; 7:00 pm, Salon Parroquial

Dec. 01:

Confession for children; 5 pm, church

 Scripture Study; 6:30 pm, Parish Hall

Grupo de Oración; 7:00 pm, Iglesia

Dec. 02:

Men’s ACTS Focus; 6:00 am, Parish Hall

Adoration/ Adoracion; 7:30 am - 5:45 pm, Chapel

 Scripture Study; 12 noon, Room # 21

St. Vincent de Paul Society; 5 pm, Room 11

Dec. 03:

ACTS Core Group; 6:30 pm, Conference Rm.

Crecimiento Clases; 7:00 pm,  Salon # 13, 15, 37

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

Quinceañera Clases; 6:00 pm, Salon Parro.

Dec. 04:

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

RICA Clases; 7:00 pm, Salon # 14


Anoiting of the Sick; 5:00 pm Mass






Weekly Message

1. Hope: To Receive and Offer Mercy


Dear brothers and sisters,

Wish you and your family a spirit-filled and fruitful Advent season. Beginning from this Sunday we will reflect on the ‘Mercy of God received and shared’ in our daily lives. The Bible speaks about nothing but the ‘Mercy of God.’ Mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve, and grace is God blessing us despite the fact that we do not deserve it. Mercy is deliverance from judgment. Grace is extending kindness to the unworthy.

Does God show His mercy even now? Yes. Have we experienced it? Yes. How shall we share or offer it to others in need? The new year of grace begins with the Advent season. The year of Mercy begins on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Between now and then, let us consider the next 8 days as the days of preparation or planning to live the life of  Mercy. It is not enough to receive Mercy from God or from another; but we are to do the same (Lk. 10: 25-37; Mt. 18: 21-35).

One of my favorite stories concerns a man who was  bitten by a dog, which was later discovered to be rabid. The man was rushed to the hospital where tests revealed that he had, in fact, contracted rabies. At the time, with no medical solution for this problem, his doctor informed him that his condition was incurable and terminal; and that he would do all he could to make him comfortable; and advised him that he put his affairs in order as soon as possible.

The dying man sank back on his bed in shock, but finally rallied enough strength to ask for a pen and some paper. He then set to work with great energy. An hour later, when the doctor returned, the man was still writing vigorously. ’I’m glad to see that you’re working on your will.’ ‘This ain’t no will, Doc. This is a list of the people I’m going to bite before I die.’ Many of us live and die with that kind of list, written in our minds, if not on paper.

Let us make a list of the people we have hurt in the past and ask the Lord’s grace to help us to heal those people during this Year of Mercy.  


Msgr. Xavier

Special Events in the Parish


[No classes for this week]


'THE GOSPEL OF ST. MATTHEW' Featuring Jeff Cavins

On Tuesdays at 6:30 pm & Wednesday at noon.

(we study chapter by chapter; come and join us)



Nov. 30th and Dec. 1st @ 5 pm

[Several priests will be available]



9 am -12 noon


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