• Daily Readings

    These daily readings are intended as an aid for daily prayer and meditation and are updated daily.

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  • Youth Pastoral Council

    St. Bonaventure Church is looking for youths between 6th and 11th grade to participate in the first Youth Pastoral Council at our Parish. The group will act as an advisory council to the Pastor and provide insight into how to better engage the youth of our community. Those looking to participate must be willing to attend the 4 quarterly meetings that will run anywhere from 1 to 2 hours in length. The first meeting will be held the 2nd week of May in the Parish Center (time and date TBD). The Youth Pastoral Council will be led by current Pastoral Council members and SBS parents Stephen Ross and Tony Bruno. Youths interested in joining can either fill out and return the attached form to the parish center or … Continue reading

  • Welcome Most Reverend Dominic Luong

    The first and only Vietnamese American Bishop in the U.S., Dominic Dinh Mai Luong was born on December 20, 1940 in Minh Cuong, about fifty miles from Hanoi in the Province of Bui Chu in North Vietnam. He was ordained a priest on May 21, 1966 in Buffalo for the Diocese of Danang, Vietnam, but circumstances in that country prevented his returning there. Eventually he was incardinated in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He was appointed pastor of Mary, Queen of Vietnamese Church, New Orleans in 1983 and was named Monsignor by Pope John Paul II in 1986. He served as Director of the National Pastoral Center for the Vietnamese Apostolate 1989-2003 and was a member of the New Orleans Archdiocesan Priests’ Council 1987-2003. Pope John Paul II … Continue reading


    December 8, 2015–November 20, 2016 An Excerpt from Misericordiae Vultus Bull of Indiction of The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Francis, Bishop of Rome, Servant of The Servants of God To All Who Read This Letter Grace, Mercy, and Peace 1. Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy. These words might well sum up the mystery of the Christian faith. Mercy has become living and visible in Jesus of Nazareth, reaching its culmination in him. The Father, “rich in mercy” (Eph 2:4), after having revealed his name to Moses as “a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness” (Ex 34:6), has never ceased to show, in various ways throughout history, his divine nature. In the “fullness of time” (Gal 4:4), when everything had been arranged according to his plan of salvation, he sent his only Son into the world, … Continue reading

Father's Corner

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On this Sixth Sunday of Easter the first reading is from the Acts of the Apostles. (Acts 15:1-2,22-29) Unfortunately the reading cuts out an important part of the first council of the Church, the Council of Jerusalem. (Acts 15:3-21) This council was called by the Apostles and elders (presbyters) to address a controversy between some Jewish Christians and Gentile Christians. Some of the Jewish Christians were teaching that “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.” (Acts 15:1) But it wasn’t just circumcision; they were also expected to follow all 630 commands in the Books of Deuteronomy and Leviticus. The Gentile Christians wondered why this was necessary. The debate continued until St. Peter as the first leader … Continue reading

Building Our Future, Building Our Faith

Find out the latest information on what's happening and what's next and all of the ways that we are Building Our Future, Building Our Faith. ... Continue reading