Trinity Sunday

June 16, 2019 Today, in place of the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we celebrate one of two major feasts following Pentecost. Today is Trinity Sunday. Next weekend we will celebrate Corpus Christi. We believe the Holy Trinity to be three Persons in one God. Of primary importance is their...

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Pentecost Sunday

June 9, 2019 Today we celebrate the wild and wonderful Feast of Pentecost. We recall the promised gift of the Father to Jesus’ disciples, hunkered down in the Upper Room, praying as Jesus had told them. Then what appeared to be tongues of fire descended on them and a strong...

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The Ascension of the Lord

June 2, 2019 Today we would normally celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Several years ago the bishops of the Missouri Province agreed to move Ascension Day to a Sunday, thus replacing the 7th Sunday of Easter. Today we recall Jesus’ return to the Father. His Death and Resurrection completed,...

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6th Sunday of Easter

May 26, 2019 Today we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter. As we draw closer to the end of the Easter Season we hear Jesus readying His friends for His departure at the Ascension, (next weekend). He consoled them with the promise of the Holy Spirit, whom He and the...

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5th Sunday of Easter

May 19, 2019   Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter. As we continue our joyful Easter season, our readings this weekend remind us that though the Resurrection moved Jesus to a place beyond His mortal Body, we still believe that God took on our flesh in Him. Jesus...

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4th Sunday of Easter

May 5, 2019 Today we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Easter. This is also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday,” as the readings on this day focus our attention on Jesus as the Good Shepherd. We celebrate the fact that the voice of Jesus our Good Shepherd still speaks to us...

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3rd Sunday of Easter

May 5, 2019 Today we celebrate the Third Sunday of Easter. The Gospels recount a number of times that Jesus came to table and ate with others. Following His Resurrection, eating with His friends was a way for Him to show them that it was still and truly Him. In...

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Divine Mercy Sunday

April 28, 2019 Today we celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter or The Sunday of Divine Mercy. After our glorious celebration of the Lord’s Resurrection we continue for the next six weeks to bask in the light of Easter joy. In addition to the glory and splendor of the Risen...

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Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019 Today we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord. Having spent the last several weeks on a journey of renewal, we gather to celebrate the Lord’s victory over sin and death. With the great St. Augustine we proclaim today, “We are Easter people and Alleluia is our song.”...

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Palm Sunday

April 14, 2019 Today we celebrate the beginning of Holy Week with Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. Mass begins with joy as we sing Hosanna to the Son of David. We commemorate the Lord’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. But that joy diminishes quickly as we enter the Liturgy of...

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