Fifth Sunday of Easter

"Love one another."

John 13:34a

May 15, 2022

Fourth Sunday of Easter

"The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me."

John 10:27

May 8, 2022

Third Sunday of Easter

[Jesus] said to him, "Follow me."

John 21:19b

May 1, 2022

Divine Mercy Sunday

"Let the House of Israel say, 'His faithful love endures for ever."

Psalm 118:2

April 24, 2022

Easter Sunday

"Let your thoughts be on things above, not on the things that are on the earth."

Colossians 3:2

April 17, 2022

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

"And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!”

Matthew 21:9

April 10, 2022

Fifth Sunday of Lent

"He said, "Neither do I condemn you. Go, and from now on do not sin any more."

John 8:11

April 3, 2022 

"He said to him, 'My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours." '

Luke 15:31

March 27, 2022    

"He told this parable, 'A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came looking for fruit on it but found none. He said to his vinedresser, "For three years now I have been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and finding none. Cut it down: why should it be taking up the ground? Sir," the man replied, "leave it one more year and give me time to dig round it and manure it: it may bear fruit next year; if not, then you can cut it down." 

Luke 13:6-9

March 20, 2022    

"Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers and sisters, and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the model you have in us."

Philippians 3:17

March 13, 2022    

"Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days being put to the test by the devil."

Luke 4:1-2

March 6, 2022    

"How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me remove that splinter in your eye,' when you do not even notice the wooden beam in your own eye?"

Luke 6:42a

February 27, 2022    

"The Lord is Merciful."

Psalm 106

February 20, 2022    

"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man."

Luke 6:22

February 13, 2022    

"Simon said in reply, ¨Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets."

Luke 5:5

February 6, 2022    

"When the people in the synagogue heard this, they were all filled with fury. But Jesus passed through the midst of them and went away."

Luke 4:28,30

January 30, 2022    

"His words are spirit and life."

Psalm 19

January 23, 2022    

"Jesus said to her, 'Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hours has not yet come."

John  2:4

January 16, 2022    

"l am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals. He will baptize you with Holy Spirit and fire."

Luke 3:16bc

January 9, 2022    

"Since from you shall come a ruler, who is to shepherd my people Israel."

Matthew 2:6b

January 2, 2022    

''Glory to God in the highest and on Earth peace to those on whom his favor rests."

Luke 2:14

December 25, 2021    

'' And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy."

Luke 1:43-44

December 19, 2021    

'' Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! Sing joyfully, O Israel! Be glad and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem!"

Zephaniah 3:14

December 12, 2021    

''A voice of one crying out in the desert: "Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths."

Luke 3:4

December 5, 2021    

''Stay awake, praying at all times for the strength to survive all that is going to happen, and to hold your ground before the Son of man."

Luke 21:36

November 28, 2021    

'' Jesus Christ is the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead and ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood."

Revelation 1:5

November 21, 2021    

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away."

Mark 13:31

November 14, 2021    

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven ."

Mark 5:3

November 7, 2021    

" Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength."

Deuteronomy 6:5

October 31, 2021    

"Jesus told him, "Go your way, your faith has saved you." Immediately he received his sight  and followed him on the way."

Mark 10:52

October 24, 2021    

"The Lord was pleased to crush him in infirmity. If he gives his life as an offering for sin, he shall see his descendants in a long life, and the will of the Lord shall be accomplished through him."

Isaiah 53:10

October 17, 2021    

"Jesus looked at them and said, "For human beings it is impossible, but not for God. All things are possible for God."

Mark 10:27

October 10, 2021    

"If we love one another, God remains in us and his love is brought to perfection in us."

John 4:12

October 3, 2021    

"Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose his reward."

Mark 9:41

September 26, 2021    

 "Whoever receives one child such as this in my mane, receives me."

Mark 9:37a

September 19, 2021    

 "I walk before the Lord."

Psalm 116

September 12, 2021    

 "Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters. Did not God choose those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?."

James 2:5

September 5, 2021    

 "Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile."

Mark 7:15

August 29, 2021    

 "Simon Peter answered him, "Master, to whom shall we go?  You have the words of eternal life."

John 6:68

August 22, 2021    

 "Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord
would be fulfilled."

Luke 1:45

August 15, 2021    

 "This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat it and not die."

John 6:50

August 8, 2021    

 "Do not work for food that goes bad, but work for food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of man will give you, for on him the Father, God himself, has set his seal."

John 6:27

August 1, 2021    

 "When they had had their fill, he said to his disciples, "Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted."

John 6:12

July 25, 2021    

 "He said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while." So they went off on the boat by themselves to a deserted place.

Mark 6:31b-32

July 18, 2021    

 "Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits."

Mark 6:7

July 11, 2021    

 "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are LIFE, LIBERTY and the pursuit of Happiness."

Independence Day Mass will be held on Monday July 5th at 9 A.M.

July 4, 2021    

 "More, as you are rich in everything-faith, eloquence, understanding, concern for everything, and love for us too -- then make sure that you excel in this work of generosity too."

Second Corinthians 8:7

June 27, 2021    

 "Defend, O most watchful guardian of the Holy Family, the chosen children of Jesus Christ."

Pope Leo XIII

June 20, 2021    

 "To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground,
is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of plants."

Mark 4:30-32b

June 13, 2021    

 "He said to them, 'This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many."

Mark 14-24

June 6, 2021    

 "Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit."

Matthew 28:19

May 30, 2021    

 " They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak different languages as the Spirit gave them power to express themselves."

Acts 2:4

May 23, 2021    

 " This is my commandment: love one another, as I have loved you.

No one can have greater love than to lay down his life for his friends."

John 15:12-13

May 9, 2021    

 "I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing."

John 15:5

May 2, 2021    

 "The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone."

Psalm 118:22

April 25, 2021    

 "Know that the LORD does wonders for his faithful one;
the LORD will hear me when I call upon him."

Psalm 4:4

April 18, 2021    

 "Let the House of Israel say, 'His faithful love endures for ever."

Psalm 118:2

April 11, 2021    

 "On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb."

John 20:1

April 4, 2021    

 " Many people spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut from the fields."

Mark 11:8

March 28, 2021    

 "Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will speak out your praise ."

Psalm 51:15

March 21, 2021    

 "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son,
so everyone who believes in him might have eternal life ."

John 3:16

March 14, 2021    

 " You shall not have other gods besides me."

Exodus 20:3

March 7, 2021    

 "I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living."

Psalm 116:9

February 28, 2021    

 "After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God."

Mark 1:14

February 21, 2021    

 "Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God."

1 Corinthians 10:31

February 14, 2021    

 "He told them, "Let us go on to the nearby villages that I may preach there also. For this purpose have I come.”

Mark 1:38

February 7, 2021    

 "All were amazed and asked one another, "What is this? A new teaching with authority. He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey him.”

Mark 1:27

January 31, 2021    

 "Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

Mark 1:17

January 23, 2021    

 "John was standing with two of his disciples and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, "Behold, the Lamb of God." The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus.”

John 1:35-37

January 17, 2021    

 "This is what John the Baptist proclaimed: “One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to stoop and loosen the thongs of his sandals.

 I have baptized you with water; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”

Mark 1:7-8

January 10, 2021    

 "They were overjoyed at seeing the star and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh."

Matthew 2:10-11

January 3, 2021   

 "For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in the sight of all the peoples ."

Luke 2:30-31

December 27, 2020    

 "And the angel said to her in reply, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God. ."

Luke 1:35

December 20, 2020    

 " May the God of peace make you perfectly holy and may you entirely, spirit, soul, and body, be preserved blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ."

1 Thessalonians 5:23

December 13, 2020    

 "Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths:
All flesh shall see the salvation of God."

Luke 3:4, 6

December 6, 2020    

 "Watch, therefore; you do not know when the Lord of the house is coming,
whether in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or in the morning."

Mark 13:35

November 29, 2020    

 "When the Son of man comes in his glory, escorted by all the angels, then he will take his seat on his throne of glory.."

Matthew 25:31

November 22, 2020    

 "Blessed are those who fear the Lord."

Psalm 128

November 15, 2020    

 "'Lord, Lord, open the door for us!' But he said in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, I do not know you.'"."

Matthew 25:11-12

November 8, 2020    

 " Be glad and rejoice, for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you. ."

Matthew 5:12

November 1, 2020    

 " Whoever loves me will keep my word, says the Lord,
and my Father will love him and we will come to him."

John 14:23

October 25, 2020    

 "Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God."

Mark 12:13-17

October 18, 2020    

 "I shall live in the house of the Lord."

Psalm 23

October 11, 2020    

 "The vineyard of the Lord is the house of Israel."

Isaiah 5:7a

October 4, 2020    

 "When John came to you in the way of righteousness, you did not believe him, but tax collectors and prostitutes did. Yet even when you saw that, you did not later change your minds and believe him."

Matthew 21:32

September 27, 2020    

 "Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last."

Matthew 20:16

September 20, 2020    

 "The Lord is kind and merciful."

Psalm 103

September 13, 2020    

 "For where two or three meet in my name, I am there among them."

Matthew 18:20

September 6, 2020    

 "My soul thirsts for you."

Psalm 63

August 30, 2020    

 "I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."

Matthew 16:19

August 23, 2020    

 "Thus says the LORD: Observe what is right, do what is just; for my salvation is about to come, my justice, about to be revealed."

Isaiah 56:1

August 16, 2020    

 "Peter said to him in reply, "Lord if it is you, command me to come to you on the water."

Matthew 11:10

August 9, 2020    

 "He said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples."

Matthew 14:19c

August 2, 2020    

 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field."

Matthew 13:44

July 26, 2020    

 "You are good."

Psalm 86

July 19, 2020    

 "Good ground yields bountiful harvests."

Psalm 65

July 12, 2020    

 "Come to me , all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest."

MT 11:28

July 5, 2020    

 "Whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because the little one is a disciple - amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward."

MT 10:42

June 28, 2020    

 "Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father's knowledge... So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows."

MT 10:29,30

June 21, 2020    

 "I am the living bread which has come down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will live for ever; and the bread that I shall give is my flesh, for the life of the world."

John 6:51

June 14, 2020    

 "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.

JN 3:16

June 7, 2020    

 "Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth."

PS 104

May 31, 2020    

 "I revealed your name to those whom you gave me out of the world. They belonged to you, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word."

JN 17:6

May 24, 2020    

 "I will ask the Father , and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of Truth."

JN 14:16-17a

May 17, 2020    

 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You trust in God, trust also in me."

JN 14:1

May 10, 2020    

 "Whoever enters through the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens it for him, and the sheep hear his voice, as the shepherd calls his own sheep by name and leads them out."

JN 10:2-3

May 3, 2020    

 "With that their eyes were opened and they recognized him, but he vanished from their sight."

LK 24:31

April 26, 2020    

 "Let the house of Israel say, His mercy endures forever."

Psalm 118:2

April 19, 2020    

 "Christ, our paschal lamb, has been sacrificed;
let us then feast with joy in the Lord."

1 Corinthians 5:7B-8A

April 12, 2020    

 "The very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and strewed them on the road."

Matthew 21:8

April 5, 2020    

 "With the Lord there is mercy and redemption." 

Psalm 130

March 29, 2020     

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 "The Lord is my Shepherd." 

Psalm 23

March 22, 2020

 "If you knew the gift of God and who is saying to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." 

JN 4:10

March 15, 2020

 "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him." 

MT 17:5b

March 8, 2020

 "Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned." 

Psalm 51:3a

March 1, 2020

 "I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." 

Mt 5:44

February 23, 2020

 "Blessed are they who follow the Lord." 

Psalm 119

February 16, 2020

 "A light in the darkness." 

Psalm 112

February 9, 2020

 "Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel." 

LK 2:34a

February 2, 2020

 "Come after me and I will make you fishers." 

MT 4:19

January 26, 2020

 "Now I have seen and testified that he is the Son of God." 

JN 1:34

January 19, 2020

 "A voice came from the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased." 

MT 3:17

January 12, 2020

 "They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage." 

MT 2:10-11a

January 5, 2020

 "Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the child's life are dead." 

MT 2:20

December 29, 2019

 "She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins." 

MT 1:21

December 22, 2019

 "This is the one about whom it is written: Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you." 

MT 11:10

December 15, 2019

 "John wore clothing made of camel's hair and had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey."

MT 3:4

December 8, 2019

 "Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord."

Psalm 122:1

December 1, 2019

 "You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed."

LK 21:16-18

November 17, 2019

 "They can no longer die, for they are like angels; and they are the children of God because they are the ones who will rise."

LK 20:36

November 10, 2019

 "We always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling
and powerfully bring to fulfillment every good purpose and every effort of faith."

2 Thessalonians 1:11

November 3, 2019

 ''But the tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat his breast and prayed, 'O God, be merciful to me a sinner."

LC 18:13

October 27, 2019

 ''Jesus said to his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary.”

LC 18:1

October 20, 2019

 ''Jesus said in reply,"Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine? Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God.”

LC 17, 17-18

October 13, 2019

 ''So should it be with you. When you have done all you have been commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do.”

Luke 17:10

October 6, 2019

"Though our Lord Jesus Christ was rich, he became poor,
so that by his poverty you might become rich."

2 Corinthians 8:9

September 29, 2019

"If therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, who will trust you with true wealth."

LK 16:11

September 22, 2019

"There will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance."

LK 15:7b

September 15, 2019

"Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple."

LK 14:27

September 8, 2019

"Do not recline at table in the place of honor. A more distinguished guest than you may have been invited."

LK 14:8bc

September 1, 2019

"For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last."

LK 13:30

August 25, 2019

Jesus said to his disciples:"I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!"

LK 12:49

August 18, 2019

"Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival. Amen, I say to you, he will gird himself, have them recline at table, and proceed to wait on them."

LK 12:37

August 11, 2019

[Jesus] said to the crowd, "Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one's life does not consist of possessions."

LK 12:15

August 4, 2019

"And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."

LK 11:9

July 28, 2019

Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak.

LK 10:38-39

July 21, 2019

"But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight."

LK 10:33

July 14, 2019

"Nevertheless, do not rejoice because the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice because your names are written in heaven."

LK 10:20

July 7, 2019

Happy 4th of July!

June 30, 2019

Then taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd.

LK 19:16

June 23, 2019

"But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth."

JN 16:13a

June 16, 2019

[Jesus] breathed on them and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained."

JN 20:22-23

June 9, 2019

Jesus prayed saying: "Holy Father, I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word."

JN 17:20

June 2, 2019

Jesus said to his disciples:"The Advocate, The Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you."

JN 14:26

May 26, 2019

"I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another."

JN 13:34

May 19, 2019

"My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish."

JN 10:27-28b

May 12, 2019

[Jesus] said to him, "Follow me."

JN 21:19b

May 5, 2019

Jesus I trust in you!

April 28, 2019

Resurrection fo the Lord

April 21, 2019

As he rode along, the people were spreading their cloaks on the road; the whole multitude of his disciples began to praise God aloud with joy for all the mighty deeds they had seen.

LK 19:36, 37b

April 14, 2019

Jesus said, "Neither do I condemn you. Go, and from now on do not sin any more."

JN 8:11b

April 7, 2019

"He said to him,'My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours.'"

LK 15:31

March 31, 2019

"He said to the gardener, 'For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. So cut it down."'

LK 13:7a

March 24, 2019

While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white.

LK 9:29

March 17, 2019

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil.

LK 4:1-2a

March 10, 2019

Ash Wednesday-Pray, Fast and Give Alms

March 3, 2019

"Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."

LK 6:36

February 24, 2019

"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man."

LK 6:22

February 17, 2019

Jesus said to Simon, "Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men." When they brought their boats to the shore, they left everything and followed him.


February 10, 2019

He said to them "Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing." And all spoke highly of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They also asked, "Isn't this the son of Joseph?"


February 3, 2019

Catholic School Week

January 27, 2019

Jesus said to her,"Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not yet come."

JN 2:4

January 20, 2019

"I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire."

LK 3:16bc

January 13, 2019

"Since from you shall come a ruler, who is to shepherd my people Israel."

MT 2:6b

January 6, 2019

He came down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them; and his mother kept all these things in her heart. And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and favor before God and man.

LK 2:51-52

December 30, 2018

Lord make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved

Psalm 80:4

December 23, 2018

Cry out with joy and gladness: for among you is the great and Holy One of Israel.

Psalm Isaiah 12:6

December 16, 2018

The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.

Psalm 126:3

December 9, 2018

The Lord will bestow his bounty, and our earth shall yield its increase.

Psalm 85(84):13

December 2, 2018

So Pilate said to him,"Then you are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say I am a king."   -JN 18:37a

November 25, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 18, 2018

Calling his disciples to himself, he said to them,"Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to thye treasury."   

 -MK 12:43

November 11, 2018

Whoever loves me will keep my word, says the Lord; and my father will love him and we will come to him. -Mk 12:28B-34

November 4, 2018

Jesus told him, "Go your way; your faith has saved you." Immediately he received his sight and followed him on the way. -Mk 10:52

October 28, 2018

Pray that I will be given the message to speak and that I may fearlessly explain the mystery about the good news. Ephesians 6:19 CEV

October 21, 2018

Jesus looked at them and said, "For human beings it is impossible, but not for God. All things are possible for God." MK 10:27

October 14, 2018