Pentecost Sunday

May 31, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! This weekend we celebrate the official end of the great season of Easter with the feast of Pentecost. We celebrate the promised gift being bestowed upon the Apostles in the Upper Room. We hear the story of the strong winds and tongues of fire and...

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Ascension of the Lord

May 24, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we would normally celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter, but now we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord. The traditional 40 days after Easter was changed several years ago in many dioceses in the United States to the 7th Sunday of Easter. Even though...

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6th Sunday of Easter

May 17, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Once again, this Sunday the Holy Spirit, the “Advocate” is our focus in the Gospel. Continuing His farewell address at the Last Supper, Jesus makes a powerful promise, “I will not leave you orphans: I will come...

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5th Sunday of Easter

May 10, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter. As we draw near to Pentecost today’s readings remind us of the power of the Holy Spirit to bring us together, to be the disciples Jesus calls us to be, and to bring unity in the midst...

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4th Sunday of Easter

May 3, 2020  HAPPY EASTER! On this Fourth Sunday of Easter we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday. Each year the 4th Sunday of Easter features the image of Jesus, the Good Shepherd who lays down His life for the sheep, leads us through the valleys of darkness, and brings us to...

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3rd Sunday of Easter

April 26, 2020 Today we celebrate the 3rd Sunday of Easter. Outside, the flowers and trees are blooming and new life abounds. This is our Easter promise. Despite the darkness and sinfulness around us, the victory has been won by our Lord, Jesus Christ. Alleluia!, Alleluia!, Alleluia! As the Coronavirus...

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Divine Mercy Sunday

April 19, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! On this Second Sunday of Easter we celebrate the Sunday of Divine Mercy. As Christ showed Thomas the signs of resurrection, so God continues to reveal to us the risen Christ among us. We are called to show the Resurrection by the way we live....

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Easter Sunday

April 12, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad!” Today is the day of all days. The tomb is empty. Jesus lives. Lent is over. Death and darkness are not the final answer. Even though we are still dealing with...

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Palm Sunday

April 5, 2020 Today we begin the holiest week of the Church year and the celebration of the Paschal Mystery of our Lord. As today unfolds we have the triumphal entry of Jesus amid glad Hosannas only to turn into shouts of “Crucify Him, crucify Him!” Today we celebrate Palm...

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 22, 2020 Today we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent. Last weekend we heard of the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman where Jesus reveals Himself as the Living Water. In today’s Gospel Jesus reveals Himself as the Light of the World, able to bring light to those...

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