Power struggles occur on every level of society from the world stage to relationships at work, to our own homes. We struggle for position in the hierarchy of power. Who has power over whom? How do they wield it? What is the source of that power? What is the healthy response?
In this Sunday’s Gospel reading the Pharisees engage Jesus in a power struggle over whether Jews should show tribute to Caesar by paying taxes. Jesus’ response puts this and every struggle for power into perspective. In harmony with the words of Isaiah and Paul, Jesus teaches us that God is the ultimate source of all power—the power of earthly rulers, the Pharisees, Jesus, the Church, and the power within ourselves.READ MORE
Events & Announcements
There is a Full-Time receptionist position available in the parish office. The job description and application are available through the parish office Monday through Friday from 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm. The position is open until filled.
The Vatican announced on Tue, Oct 3 that Bishop Edward Weisenburger will be transferred from Salina, Kansas to become the new Bishop of Tucson. He will be replacing Bishop Gerald Kicanas. Bishop Weisenburger is 56 and has been serving in Salina, Kansas since May 2012. He will be installed Wed, Nov 29.
We are in need of children ages 10 thru 14 for 11:30am Sunday Family Mass. If your child is interested in reading, please contact Pat Blakely at 602-882-5104 or Melanie Spaulding 480-392-3985.
We will add 1:15pm and 3:00pm mass on Saturday and the 4:00pm mass will change to 4:30pm. Confessions will take place at 12:00pm on Saturday. New Mass times will start the weekend of Nov 4 and 5.
We continue our semester on the Eucharist.