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Thank You!

Posted by Laura Diaz on 10/03/22

Last week two volunteers worked hard to prepare all the supplies for yesterday’s first Elementary Sessions. Thank you, Jill and Jacintha!

For the past few Sunday’s volunteers have been bringing food to serve for the ALPHA gatherings. Thank you, ALPHA Team!

A friend came and helped me do shopping ... Read More »

I Wonder...

Posted by Laura Diaz on 9/28/22

Happy Wednesday! Have you ever had times when you doubted there is a God? How about times when you struggled with your Catholic faith? In this coming Sunday’s Gospel reading the apostles, the ones who were literally with Jesus 24/7 asked Him if He would increase their faith.Wow. I ... Read More »

Families, Authority, and Blessings

Posted by Laura Diaz on 9/12/22

What an amazing time of meeting so many of you these past few weeks! It’s registration time for Elementary Faith Formation and Youth Ministry. We are excited to support you in enabling your children to grow in faith. Yesterday families beginning First Reconciliation, Year 1 were here for a ... Read More »

Make God Rejoice

Posted by Laura Diaz on 9/06/22

Because I said I wanted to be accountable to you last week, I did stop turning the TV on. Prayer time, good meals, reading, and exercising made for a better week! I was in a stroller with my brother over 50 years ago when I first met a kind ... Read More »

What's In Between Me And Jesus?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 8/29/22

Home Goods. Lowe’s. JCPenney. These are three of my favorite stores to shop. Today on my way to work I had to get off the freeway to get gas. (A bad habit I have of not paying attention to my gas gauge!) As it was pumping, I moved a ... Read More »

The Blessings of Humility

Posted by Laura Diaz on 8/22/22

A man was walking down the street, on his way to an appointment. On a bus stop bench he was passing was a person who was homeless with feet that looked very sore from walking in old, worn shoes with large holes in them. They were bare, swollen feet ... Read More »

Strive To Live In God's Love

Posted by Laura Diaz on 8/16/22

Grizzly bears, caribou, moose, arctic squirrels, bald eagles, black bears, salmon, humpback whales, and seals… Ranges of snow-covered mountains, massive Denali Mountain, huge glaciers, icebergs, rain forests… Alaska was amazing! God’s majesty was everywhere.

It was easy to feel close to God there.

This past Saturday evening I got ... Read More »

Stop And Be Blessed In His Presence

Posted by Laura Diaz on 7/11/22

A bit after 5:30 a.m. this morning I began my drive home from the Easter Sierras. I was blessed with a beautiful weekend in what I call God’s Country – the outdoors. I hiked around high Sierra lakes. I swam in one and was so refreshed by the cool ... Read More »

Let's Do Better

Posted by Laura Diaz on 7/05/22

Yesterday we as a nation celebrated July 4th – our Independence Day. The past several years have been rough for the United States. Many issues have divided the people of our country. There is a show on PBS called Finding Your Roots that I sometimes watch. I recently saw an episode where ... Read More »

Go Out And Shine!

Posted by Laura Diaz on 7/01/22

A home for women who are at risk and pregnant. A center that cares for women, men, and children who are homeless. A duffle bag for children who must be removed from their homes with nothing but the clothes they are wearing. A place for parents who are incarcerated ... Read More »