The Holy Eucharist

When I was growing up in Carlsbad in the 50’s (yes, I’m that old), St. Michael’s was located three blocks south, where the 7-Eleven ​m​ini-mall is now. ​You may have ​seen photos of what it looked like back then​: ​surrounded …

Experiencing the Eucharist

The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke give us a glimpse into what it was like during the Last Supper, where the Holy Eucharist was first celebrated. It is one of ​only ​two moments in Scripture where Jesus models a …

The Eucharist Outside Church Buildings

​As the Assistant for Pastoral Care,​ I would like to ​build ​aware​ness ​of an unnoticed but important ministry here at St. Michael’s by-the-Sea. This ministry is aimed at reaching out to members of our Church ​family ​who cannot attend ​Mass​ …

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Ordinary Time?

Nothing can seem extraordinary until you have discovered what is ordinary

​- CS Lewis

In the Christian liturgical year, we have times for all things. Advent is anticipation, Christmas is celebrating the birth of Our Lord, Lent is for inner …