Second Sunday of Lent

February 28, 2021 Today we celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent. Each year on this Second Sunday of our Lenten journey we hear the story of the Transfiguration. Here the chosen three, Peter, James and John are given a “glimpse of glory.” Jesus is seen in all His glory and...

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First Sunday of Lent

February 21, 2021 Today we celebrate the First Sunday of Lent. With the ashes barely gone, we hear once again the call of this season, “Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” We go with Jesus into the desert of our hearts to see the areas of temptation that the devil...

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 7, 2021 Today we celebrate the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. As a community of faith we gather this Sunday to “Praise the Lord who heals the broken hearted.” As we listen to today’s first reading from the Book of Job we wonder if there was ever a man...

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4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 31, 2021 Today, we celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Our first reading this weekend is from the Book of Deuteronomy. Moses speaks to the people who have asked God for prophets, like Moses, who will tell them what they need to hear, but oftentimes, as we see...

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 24, 2021 Today, we celebrate the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. Like last Sunday, the scriptures tell the stories of people being called to participate in God’s plan of salvation. In our first reading we have the famous Jonah, of being swallowed up by the whale fame. God calls...

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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 17, 2021 Today we celebrate the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. How did we go from The Baptism of the Lord to the 2nd Sunday? When was the first Sunday of Ordinary Time? It was last Sunday as well as the Feast of the Lord’s Baptism. The word ‘Ordinary’...

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The Baptism of The Lord

January 7, 2021 Today, we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. With our celebration today we come to the “official” end of the Christmas season. Tomorrow we will begin a brief season of Ordinary Time. Our readings this Sunday remind us of the importance of our Baptism when through His...

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Epiphany of the Lord

January 3, 2021 Today, we celebrate another part of the Christmas story as Christ is manifest to the Wise Men. Epiphany is often referred to the “Little Christmas” as the Magi offer the newborn King gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. In many parts of the Eastern Church today is...

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Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

December 27, 2020 Today, within the Octave of Christmas, we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Family is one of the most important gifts we have been given. With faith and friends, it forms the basis of our blessings. Hopefully we have all had...

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

December 20, 2020 Today we celebrate the Fourth and final Sunday of Advent. In just a few days we will be gathered again to celebrate the Lord’s Nativity. On this final Sunday of preparing for this we have the promise and the fulfillment. In today’s first reading from 2 Samuel,...

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