Where is God in this?
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Posted by Laura Diaz on 6/22/22
Happy Summer Saint Peter Claver Family! June 21st it became officially summer! Monday was a new National Holiday, Juneteenth. Last year when I wrote the calendar for this year, I didn’t realize this holiday existed. I came to work. When I got home I decided to watch a movie ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Diaz on 6/13/22
This is the time of year when priests and deacons celebrate their ordination anniversary.Anniversary blessings to Deacon Brian, Deacon Melecio, Father Louis, and Father Riz!
Yesterday I went to a Mass and reception celebrating the 25th Deacon Ordination and Retirement of a very special deacon to me, Deacon Chuck.One ... Read More »