August 9th – XIX Sunday in Ordinary Time

This coming Saturday, August 15, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. While it is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year because it falls on a Saturday, I think this is a good time for us to delve into this dogma of the Catholic Church.  Here are excerpts of a catechesis from…
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August 2nd – XVIII Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends,  August has arrived and many of our parishioners are either on vacation or winding down their vacation. Sadly, we are still dealing with the pandemic which caused many of us to alter vacation plans and stay local. Last week I returned from a brief time in the Florida Keys as did our Carmelite Sisters who usually spend their…
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July 26th – XVII Sunday in Ordinary Time – Fr. Omar

Dear Family: Today’s Gospel tells us that the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, is like a pearl of great price; it is a treasure for us to find and enjoy. However, for as much as we called ourselves believers and cling to our faith, there is always a sense…
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July 19th – XVI Sunday in Ordinary Time – Fr. Omar

Dear family: It is a privilege and a pleasure for me to be part of this wonderful community of the Church of the Little Flower in Coral Gables. My journey as a priest has not been long; I was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Miami on May 12, 2018, just a little over…
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July 12th – XV Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends,  This weekend we welcome Father Matthew Gomez, the Archdiocesan Director of Vocations who will be preaching at some Masses about vocations to the priesthood. This is a mission that is very near and dear to my heart because I served as Vocations Director from 2006-2009. As Catholics, we should always be praying for vocations…
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July 5th – XIV Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends,  Happy 4th of July Weekend! While it is a most unusual Independence Day without fireworks and parades because of the pandemic, we still celebrate our nation and the freedoms we enjoy. The work of this great project called America that our founding fathers began almost two and half centuries ago is still ongoing. Much like our lives of…
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