Recent Posts by Father Javier

How lack of reverence for the Eucharist puts people off Catholicism

Dear Parish Family, As Catholics we are called to become what we receive (Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist). Do we really believe that Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior is truly present in the Eucharist; or do we see it just as a very important symbol? How lack of reverence for the Eucharist puts…
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Our Commitment Continues During Summer

We are officially enjoying summer and it is a great time to engage in various outside activities. At this time, Long Branch is full of life and visitors. Many people have different summer plans to enjoy and that is part of the beauty of this season. I would like to remind you that Jesus is…
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God Is Calling Us Today. Let Us Answer Today.

Every one of us has been called to work in the mission of the Gospel; and this mission needs to be carried out in the right spirit, not as dominating people, but as serving them and giving our very self in answer to God's love. James and John were eager but they wanted to do…
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Corpus Christi The Real Presence of the Body and Blood of Jesus

This wonderful solemnity of Corpus Christi reminds us that our Lord comes to us in the Bread of Life, making himself a humble meal that lovingly heals our souls wounded by our sins and weakness. The Eucharist is the memorial of God’s love wherein the whole mystery of Christ’s passion, death and resurrection are remembered…
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