“Those, therefore, who desert the preaching of the Church, call in question the knowledge of the holy presbyters…It behooves us, therefore, to avoid their doctrines, and to take careful heed lest we suffer any injury from them; but to flee to the Church, and be brought up in her bosom, and be nourished with the Lord’s Scriptures. For the Church has been planted as a garden (paradisus) in this world; therefore says the Spirit of God, ‘Thou mayest freely eat from every tree of the garden,’ that is, Eat ye from every Scripture of the Lord; but ye shall not eat with an uplifted mind, nor touch any heretical discord.” Irenaeus, Against Heresies, 5:20 (A.D. 180).

GOD BECAME MAN THROUGH MARY TO MAKE US LIKE HIM By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

GOD BECAME MAN THROUGH MARY TO MAKE US LIKE HIM [Parish Bulletin Reflection on 4th Sunday of Advent 2017] By Fr. Abe Arganiosa This 4th Sunday of Advent we lit the Candle of Peace to teach us that genuine peace can only come from God not in politics, power or money. Our hearts finds serenity […]

TESTIFY TO THE LIGHT OF CHRIST By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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  TESTIFY TO THE LIGHT [Parish Bulletin Article for 3rd Sunday of Advent] By Fr. Abe Arganiosa This 3rd Sunday of Advent, our Gospel once again presents the proclamation of John the Baptizer [Jn 1:6-8, 19-28] in the Johannine Gospel Account. Today’s Gospel can be summarized: (1) John the Baptizer was sent by God, (2) […]

PREPARANDOS PARA NAVIDAD CON LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE – Padre Abe Arganiosa

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  Preparándonos para Navidad con la Virgen de Guadalupe [Homilia: II Domingo de Adviento, November 10, 2017] Padre Abe Arganiosa Éste Segúndo Domíngo de Adviénto    encendímos el Cíirio de la Fé en la Coróna de Adviénto para continuár la misión de los profétas, ke es:  proclamár a Jesús el Mesías cómo nuéstro Diós Encarnádo, Señór, […]

O HOW LOVELY IS YOUR DWELLING PLACE By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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O HOW LOVELY IS YOUR DWELLING PLACE By Fr. Abe Arganiosa   On November 9 we celebrate the Feast of Dedication of the Lateran Basilica and on 18th the Dedication of the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. The Dedication of Churches is an act of thanksgiving to God for giving us the freedom to […]

THE MONTH OF THE HOLY ROSARY By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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THE MONTH OF THE HOLY ROSARY By Fr. Abe Arganiosa October is dedicated as Month of the Holy Rosary and with it we honor  the Blessed Virgin Mary as the Queen of Peace. We need to know the historical event connected to this feast so that we can appreciate it better. In 1571 the Ottoman […]

IN THE PRESENCE OF THE ANGELS By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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IN THE PRESENCE OF THE ANGELS By Fr. Abe Arganiosa On Sept. 29 the Church remembers the Feast of the Archangels: Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael; then on Oct. 2 that of Guardian Angels. These Feasts explain the Article of Faith: “I believe in God… creator of all things, visible and invisible” [cf. Col 1:16]. […]

THE TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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THE TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS By Rev. Fr. Abe P. Arganiosa An article published in Parish Bulletin for the Month of September 2015. Every 14th of September we celebrate the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross which is important for its historical significance. After Constantine assumed the imperial throne the persecution of Catholics ended. […]

THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

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THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY By Fr. Abe Arganiosa * This is an article posted in the Parish Bulletin for the month of August 2015. The Queenship of Mary seems strange because we grew up in a republic rooted in democracy instead of monarchy.  The memorial feast is rooted in Judaeo-Christian theology of the Kingdom of God. […]