11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 13, 2021 Today we celebrate the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We begin the summer season, returning to our annual course in Discipleship 101, as we grow in our understanding, love and fidelity to Jesus. In today’s Gospel we see Jesus employing His favorite teaching method; the telling of...

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Corpus Christi

June 6, 2021 Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, “Corpus Christi”.  Msgr. Morris and the Oratory community have generously extended an invitation to all St. Luke parishioners to join in the traditional Corpus Christi procession this Sunday, June 6th following the 11:30am...

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Pentecost Sunday

May 23, 2021 Today we come to the end of the glorious season of Easter as we gather to celebrate Pentecost Sunday, In today’s first reading St. Luke the Evangelist describes this great day. 50 days since the Lord’s Resurrection, the disciples are gathered together in the Upper Room where...

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The Ascension of the Lord

May 16, 2021 Today we celebrate the Ascension of the Lord. Until recently the Church celebrated this feast on the 40th day after Easter. Now today’s celebration has been transferred to Sunday, and replaces the 7th Sunday of Easter. In St. Luke’s version, in today’s first reading from Acts, Luke...

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 9, 2021 Today we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter. In both our 2nd reading from St. John and in our Gospel for this Sunday the theme focuses on “Love.” Love is how we know God and show it. Jesus says at the end of today’s Gospel, “This I...

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 2, 2021 Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter. In today’s Gospel Jesus gives us another good image for reflection. Last week it was the image of the Good Shepherd. This week it is the image of Vine and Branches. Jesus, the vine, invites us to stay attached...

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Third Sunday of Easter

April 18, 2021 Today we celebrate the Third Sunday of Easter. Our celebration of the Lord’s victory over sin and death continues as once again we hear the Good News proclaimed. In today’s first reading from St. Luke’s Acts of the Apostles, Peter preaches in Jerusalem. His words speak of...

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Easter Sunday

April 4, 2021 Today we celebrate the Feast of All Feasts. On this Easter Sunday we proclaim with great joy, “Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed, Alleluia!” As we renew our baptismal promises this day we hear, “Dear brothers and sisters, through the Paschal Mystery we have been buried...

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Palm Sunday

March 28, 2021 Today, we celebrate Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. Today we combine the triumph of Jesus and His suffering, and His death on the Cross. We much prefer the waving of palms and shouting Hosanna to the ordeal of seeing our Lord scourged at the...

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

March 21, 2021 Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent. In today’s first reading the prophet Jeremiah reveals that God is about to establish a new covenant with His people. Time and time again Israel broke the covenant God had established with them although He had led them out...

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