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Diocesan SYNOD Synthesis Report, July 26, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

  The Church of St. Luke Dear STL Families, Earlier this year parishes throughout the Diocese of San Diego held small-group sessions, a process called a synod, to listen to our experiences in the Church. The results of these sessions have been compiled and summarized, and are now available ... Read More »

St. Ignatius of Loyola, pray for us!, July 22, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

  The Church of St. Luke You are invited to go deeper into the lives of the saints this month! We have five emails that share a reflection on, and a prayer to, some of the amazing saints we honor this month. Born in Northern Spain, Ignatius' leg was ... Read More »

St. Mary Magdalene, pray for us!, July 15, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

The Church of St. Luke You are invited to go deeper into the lives of the saints this month! We have five emails that share a reflection on, and a prayer to, some of the amazing saints we honor this month. Present to Jesus' public ministry, death, and resurrection, ... Read More »

St. Maria Goretti, pray for us!, July 7, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

  The Church of St. Luke You are invited to go deeper into the lives of the saints this month! We have five emails that share a reflection on, and a prayer to, some of the amazing saints we honor this month. Maria Teresa Goretti is an Italian virgin-martyr ... Read More »

The Authority of the Twelve, July 6, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

  The Church of St. Luke Dear STL Families,   Happy Summer! I'm excited to report that service on the Parish Pastoral Council has caught the interest of many of you. To date, I have received twelve council nominations. I choose to believe it's a good sign as Christ ... Read More »

For Freedom, Christ Has Set Us Free!, July 1, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

    You are invited to go deeper into the lives of the saints this month! We have five emails that share a reflection on, and a prayer to, some of the amazing saints we honor this month.   For Freedom, Christ Has Set Us Free! What will you ... Read More »

Don't Look Back! [13th Sunday in Ordinary Time], June 24, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 7/28/22

The Church of St. Luke Don't Look Back!  Just as Elijah calls Elisha to be the next prophet, putting his cloak around him (a symbol of his authority passing on), Jesus calls us to put on his yoke and follow him in discipleship.    The yoke that holds oxen ... Read More »

Annual Nominations for Parish Pastoral Council, June 23, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 6/25/22

The Church of St. Luke Dear STL Families,   Happy June! It is that time of year to fill our Parish Pastoral Council Seats. We have two (2) vacancies. The purpose of the Parish Pastoral Council is to work with the Parish Life Director in providing pastoral guidance to ... Read More »

Parish Life, June 7, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 6/10/22

The Church of St. Luke Dear STL Family,   It's been a while since I last touched base with you. I pray this message finds you healthy and happy. This Spring has been a season of change for us---the welcoming of new/renewed Catholics, first communicants, newly confirmed, and preschool ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday: Come Holy Spirit!, June 3, 2022

Posted by Madeline Flores on 6/06/22

  The Church of St. Luke Come, Holy Spirit! This week we celebrate Pentecost and the unleashing of the Holy Spirit upon the Church!    At Pentecost, the Paschal Mystery was complete and the disciples were ready to become apostles and evangelize to the ends of the earth.  We ... Read More »