Third Sunday of Lent – God proves his love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, After decades of living under the oppression of Communism, the Catholic Church in Central and Eastern Europe is challenged to provide the faithful the essential pastoral and human needs which are taken for granted by many throughout the world. In Bucharest, Romania, the collection is funding the repair of […]
This is my beloved son with whom I am well pleased; listen to him. My dear parishioners, On this second Sunday of Lent, we are given the account of the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor for our reflection. This narrative is a key element in the evangelist’s identification of who Jesus is. Just before this incident, […]
One does not live by bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. My dear parishioners, Every year the church begins the season of Lent with an account of the temptations of Jesus. The gospel of Matthew is directed to a community that is largely Jewish Christians. The evangelist, therefore, […]
Jesus teaches us to trust and help us see the big picture of life. He tells us to stop focusing on anxiety and learn from the birds of the air and lilies of the field.
February 23, 2014, Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. “Jesus said love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. And be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.”
Annual Catholic Appeal 2014, “You Are The Temple Of God” (1 Corinthians 3:16) Please spend some time this week reflecting on the Annual Catholic Appeal brochure that you received with your bulletin. Please remember that the Annual Catholic Appeal campaign is much different than a one-time special collection. It is a pledge campaign where you […]
Click here to read last week’s tips 1-7. 8. Enjoy the simple things: Sometimes we need to stop, shut our eyes tightly, and then open them again and truly FEEL the moment we’re in, the way it looks, the way it sounds, feels, smells and tastes. This is the meaning of living in the […]
Let’s face it, life has become way too complicated. Between spending huge parts of our time at work, pay- ing our taxes, making sure everything in the house is in order, fixing our cars, making sure our kids are ok, working for their future and dealing with the ever increasing demands of technology from us, […]
John the Baptist saw Jesus coming towards him and said, “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” My dear parishioners, After Christmas Season we have entered into Ordinary Season of the year. This will go on for about six weeks until we go into Lenten Season. During the Ordinary […]