Reaching Out to Other Families

Dear Parishioners & Visitors,

In the best of families there are pampers to change, bills to pay, and entrusting one’s spouse, one’s children, one’s parents, one’s co-workers, and friends to God. At Holy Rosary we attempt to be a Holy Family via our ministries, meals, teaching & preaching Sacred Doctrine and Catechism, festive events, and the unity found in the celebration of the Sacraments. Our Church community is growing significantly in new families who bring their gifts, including children, who are sometimes heard crying, singing, or shouting out in joyous praise of God!

We are a holy family reaching out to other families throughout the world who are experiencing homelessness as refugees, not unlike Joseph, Mary, & Jesus traveling to and from Egypt for safety and survival.

During this continuing Season of Christmas, let us build up our family(ies) by first being merciful in our families and inviting others to join in, risking forgiveness rather than vengeance. The recipe for Mercy necessarily requires the ingredients of one cup of courage, one cup of faith, hope, and love, and several dollops of humility.

In God’s loving kindness,

—fr. Chris, O.P.

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Merry Christmas!

Dear Parishioners & Visitors,

Thank you for all the ways you have given generously of yourselves in prayer, good works, and virtue.

Blessed & Merry Christmas!

Let us be filled with joy and mercy in this Season & always.

In God’s loving kindness,

—fr. Chris, O.P., fr. Vicente, O.P., fr. Juan, O.P., fr. Tran, O.P., fr. Alberto, O.P., fr. Marty, O.P., fr. Long Tran, O.P., & from all the friars at Holy Rosary Priory

“So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. When the shepherds saw this, they made known the message that had been told them about the child. All who heard it were amazed by what had been told them by the shepherds.”

—Luke 2:16-18

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