The Church's deepest nature is expressed in her three-fold responsibility: of proclaiming the word of God, celebrating the sacraments, and exercising the ministry of charity. - Pope Benedict XVI
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Readings & Psalms

Diocese of Monterey

July 28, 2013 | Sacred Heart Church

MISSION

Today’s first reading from Isaiah was occasioned by the return of the Jewish people from exile. The prophet visualizes the Holy City as a mother welcoming her children home. The people may now look forward to prosperity and comfort. In this post-Pentecostal season, the Church attributes this sense of fulfillment to the Holy Spirit.

Paul, on the other hand, speaks of “the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.” It is the single thing of which he will boast, for it is the means by which we are re-created. The comfort and prosperity promised in the first reading are here transformed by a deepening of the Christian paradox.     […]

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Mass Schedule

  • All Masses will be outdoors
  • Saturday
    • 4:00 pm (English)
  • Sunday
    • 9:00, 11:00 am (English)
      1:00 pm, 4:00 pm (Spanish)
  • Monday - Friday
    • 12:15 pm (English)