I have been trying to read the script cut in these hills— a language carved in the shimmer of stubble and the solid lines of soil, spoken in the thud of apples falling and the rasp of corn stalks finally bare.
The pheasants shout it with a rusty creak as they gather in the fallen grain, the blackbirds sing it over their shoulders in parting, and gold leaf illuminates the manuscript where it is written in the trees.
Transcribed onto my human tongue I believe it might sound like a lullaby, or the simplest grace at table. Across the gathering stillness simply this: "For all that we have received, dear God, make us truly grateful."
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Sacred Heart Church! The Ministry Center will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. We will re-open on the next business day.
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Lauda per la Nativita del SignoreDec 17, 7:00pmSacred Heart Catholic Church, CoronadoLauda per la Natività del Signore (1928-30), a small-scale “Christmas” cantata written for three soloists, chorus, and instrumental ensemble. It's based on text from the Cantico della Natività di Jesu Cristo, attributed to the 14th-century Umbrian friar Jacopone daTodi. In his only choral work, Respighi redefined the boundaries of neoclassical style and revealed the untapped potential of musical developments from hundreds of years past.
Also included in this program: Poulenc Christmas Motets Dvorak Te Deum
Angel- Tasha Koontz Shepherd- Alvin Almazan Maria- Sarah-Nicole Carter
Orchestra Chorus Elena Vizuet, conductor
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Coronado Cursillo Community Our last Ultreya of 2017 will be held on Sunday, December 3rd starting at 5pm.
Christmas caroling followed by a little cookie exchange in the parish hall. We will meet in the parish hall at 5:00 pm, drop our treats off inside, have a quick choir practice and then head out for some Christmas caroling around the neighborhood. We will then return to the parish hall for some cookies and hot chocolate. If you want to bring an extra dozen cookies to exchange, that’s great, but if not, that’s fine too. Feel free to invite your friends and family to join us!
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In Praise of Jesus’ Commitment to Show Us His Love
“Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.” John 13:1 NIV
When our hearts break with sadness and loss, you come close with compassion and kindness. When we are prone to wander, you are even more prone to pursue us and find us. When we are vexed and angry, you enter our confusion and welcome our passion.
When sin crouches at our doors and temptation rages, you remind us you own the whole house and provide a way of escape. When we fail, you don’t cross your arms with disgust; you show us your cross with joy.
When we are weary and heavy laden, you don’t tell us to buck up and be strong; you bid us come and find rest. When we are indifferent towards you, you remain impassioned towards us. Every care we cast in your direction, you catch. Every burden we offload on you, you shoulder under with gladness.
Though we have no plans to try, we’ll never out sin your grace, out run your reach, or outlast your patience. When you convict us, it’s for our freedom and joy. When you discipline us, you do so with mercy and love, not contempt and shame.
Jesus, you aren’t ashamed to call us yours. Thank you. You love us with the delight of a Bridegroom. Thank you. You’re working in all things for our good. Thank you. You’re coming back, and all will be right. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less