Why Doesn't God Make Things Earier
Perhaps the most vexing faith-question of all-time is the problem of God’s silence and his seeming indifference: why does God allow evil? Why do bad things happen to good people? If there is an all-powerful and all-loving God, how do you explain that millions of innocent people can suffer and die under Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot, in massacres in Rwanda, Algeria, and the recent terrorist killings in the USA? Where is God in all of this?
Save the date for the St. Thomas Aquinas 100 year celebration mass on Saturday February 23rd, 2019 at 10:00 am. The celebrant will be Archbishop Gomez. Bishop Barron will be one of the concelebrants. The mass will be followed by a reception in the Aquinas Center. This will be a wonderful time to celebrate our long and rich parish history in the Ojai Valley.Read more
Please keep Marsha Montag, daughter-in-law of Chuck & Therese Montage in your prayers. Marsha has recently been diagnosed with life-threatening cancer. Pray also for her husband, Bob and their two girls.Read more
Please keep Mary Ellen Bovee in your thoughts and prayers as you go about your day. Mary Ellen has been suffering with several health related issues. Pray for Steve and all the family at this most difficult time.Read more
Please pray for Marie Maier who is having surgery this week. May the Lord guide her surgeon's hands and strengthen her during her operation.Read more
This year Lent begins on March 6th! Make this Lent a life changing spiritual encounter with Christ by reading Bishop Barron's Lenten gospel reflections each day and/or Dynamic Catholic's Best Lent Ever videos. Learn more by clicking on the links below.
Bishop Barron's Lenten Gospel Reflection Booklets now contain more than ever before to help you make the most of the holy season of Lent. Click below to watch a video of Bishop Barron offering some Lenten advice and revealing what's included in the booklets this year.
What Is BEST LENT EVER...Read more