Diocese of Phoenix Mass Cancellations and Other Restrictions
Please read a letter from the Diocese of Phoenix outlining new procedures now in place as a response to the Coronavirus epidemic. We appreciate the support of our parishioners and visitors during this rapidly developing situation. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix, pray for us.
Stay in Touch with Our Parish and Our Priests on the new Our Lady of Joy You Tube Channel!
We are excited to debut our new You Tube Channel! Please check it frequently for messages from Fr. Jess and Fr. Clement.VIEW NOW
Our mission is to build a community of missionary disciples through the sacraments, prayer, acts of charity, and evangelization and catechesis based on the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
March 2903-29-2020David Lins
Readings for the Day: EZ 37:12-14, PS 130:1-8, ROM 8:8-11, Jn 11:1-45
As believers, we’ve been turning to our Lord and begging for a reprieve. Yet, it seems like things are just getting worse. Why wouldn’t God step in and temporarily suspend people’s free will to go out and spread this pandemic? Why wouldn’t God just step in and wipe out all disease as you read this?
Today’s Gospel reminds us of the story of Lazarus. Jesus hears his friend is very sick, but instead of grabbing the first donkey back, he does the opposite. He decides to remain even two days longer. He actually allows his friend to suffer and die precisely because he loves Lazarus. How does this make sense?READ MORE
Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
Our first parish-wide Novena (9 days of prayer for a specific intention) will be prayed from Fri, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 4 (inclusive), concluding by Palm Sunday, Apr 5. We will pray The Healing Prayer of St. Raphael.
Holy Mass Options
Holy Mass may be viewed on AZTV, Channel 7 on Sundays at 9:00am.
Daily Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert Baron may be viewed at https://www.wordonfire.org/daily-mass/.
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Camp dates Jun 15-19, 8:00am-12:00pm
Community Service Hours available for volunteers 5th graders to High School Seniors. Many adult volunteers needed as well!