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Fr. Mark's Updates
page contains updates from Fr. Mark with resources, articles, and stories from homilies that are available to all parishioners.
FR. MARK’S CORNER Today we celebrate Trinity Sunday and the unity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. As we
delve into the mystery that is the HolyTrinity we come to the inevitable
conclusion of the bond of love that is the driving force of our Godhead. It is this relationshipthat we are called to emulate in our own lives as members of the living Body of Christ, the Church. Continue the
journey infaith… Easter practice: Triune Godhead unite us in the love you share!Upcoming EventsOn Sunday, June 9th at the
10am Mass we will be privileged to have newly ordained, Fr. David Maichrowicz, celebrating hisFirst
Mass of Thanksgiving. We invite the entire parish to join us in praising God for the gift of his vocation and ordination.There will be a reception following in the parish hall so that all may receive his first blessing and congratulate
him on his gift ofpriesthood to the Church.The
following Sunday, June 16th will be the final day that Fr. Joseph Yang will be celebrating Mass here at St. Luke as
our AssociatePastor. We want to send him off with our love and thanksgiving as he accepts his
new assignment at Incarnation in Glendale,CA. Fr. Joseph will celebrate the 8am,
10am and 12 noon Mass followed by a reception in the parish hall where he will taketime
to greet and say a farewell. Fr. Joseph has served faithfully in our community and I was happy to have him here with us. Hewill always call St. Luke his home. Please join us in saying farewell at one of those Masses and wish him well in
his new assignment.Facility updates and expensesI want to thank you for your continued generosity
to the Sunday collection and restricted donations. As you know, it is veryexpensive
to keep this facility well maintained. In the past month, in addition to the usual upkeep we have added a new commercialice maker and coffee dispenser in our parish hall. We continue to update our electrical panels, fuse boxes and outlets.
We arereplacing one of the air conditioning units above the Church bldg. which has
failed. Each of these things, cost in the tens of thousandsso your consistent sacrifice
and generosity is not only appreciated, but needed. Thank you.Together in MissionWe have not yet reached our goal this year for Together in Mission. If you have not made a pledge or did not receive an envelopethrough the mail, please consider renewing your commitment or sacrificing for the first time so that the parish achieves
thegoal of $68,000. Any monies over our pledge collected are returned to the parish
for our use. IF we do not make our goal, wehave to pay it from our funds locally.
So, join me and 195 other parishioners in making a pledge and fulfilling it because it is theright thing to do. God bless!The Best Gift