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Catholic Faith

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 8/11/22


My neighbor is just beginning to explore the Catholic faith but was raised agnostic. I grew up believing ... Read More »

Gospel Differences

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 8/02/22


Why do the Gospels differ in their details? I was surprised to learn that not all of the Gospels tell the same stories, for example, the Nativity. Doesn’t this take away from their credibility?

Answer:Take any event that happens, from family trips to national politics and ask two ... Read More »

Farewell Fr. Frank

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 6/29/22


  THANK YOU! Dear Beloved People of God and Friends of Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish,   I am deeply thankful for your priceless love, generosity, and overwhelming support during my pastoral ministry among you since July 2018. It has been a great joy and most ... Read More »

Lenten Season

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 3/03/22

Pastoral Communications From Fr. Frank

Lenten Season

In our preparation for the Easter celebrations, God in his providence offers us each year the Sacred Season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of conversion”, summoning us and enabling us to come back to HIM wholeheartedly, in every aspect of our lives.

During Lent, we are encouraged to do something that will bring us closer to Christ or give up doing something that may keep us from serving Christ and one another. Lent is the opportune time to cut out from our personal lives all actions or habits or attitudes that get in our way as we strive to love God and ... Read More »

An Evening of Prayer and Discernment

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 1/12/22

An Evening of Prayer and Discernment

Be a Part of History in the Making

At this time in our Church’s history, our Holy Father, Pope Francis, is asking people to come together to dialogue and pray about our Church’s future. You are invited to participate with an Evening of ... Read More »

Our APA Goal

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 1/11/22

Beloved Parishioners,   Happy New Year 2022!It is with great joy to report to you that we have successfully exceeded our APA-2021 Goal.Of the required $ 66,819.00 in total pledges, we have generously raised $72,424.00as of January 4th, 2022. I cannot thank you enough for your sacrificial and generous ... Read More »

Happy Advent

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 12/08/21


As we welcome this Holy Season of Advent, it is important to remind ourselves of: the  meaning, the history, the liturgical colors, the advent wreath and its candles, and the relevancy of the Advent Season.


The term “advent” is derived from the Latin “adventus”, which means ... Read More »

Special Matching SOS APA Donations Opportunity

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 12/08/21

A very generous couple has offered a Special Opportunity to help us meet our 2021 APA balance. They have pledged to match, dollar for dollar, no matter how large or small, up to a maximum of $10,000. If everyone takes advantage of this offer, we will make our $20,000 ... Read More »

Easter Greetings!

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/03/21

Pastoral Communications – Fr. Frank   Alleluia, the LORD is Risen!  

Beloved Parishioners


May the Peace and Joy of our Risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ be with you!


It gladdens my heart to wish you a Happy Easter and all the divine promises the Risen ... Read More »

Pastoral Communication from Fr. Frank

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 1/05/21

Beloved Parishioners, 


Happy New Year 2021 


It is with great joy to report to you that we have successfully exceeded our APA-2020 Goal. Of the required $ 54,957.44 in total pledges, we have generously raised $57,081, as of January 4th, 2021.  


Thanks to your sacrificial and generous donations large and small, all year round, even amid ... Read More »