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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5th Sunday of Lent

April 7, 2019 Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent. We are nearing the holiest week of the entire Church year as we celebrate the Paschal Mystery of Christ’s Passion, Death and Resurrection. Next Sunday will be Palm Sunday. In today’s Gospel scene of forgiveness of the woman “caught...

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4th Sunday of Lent

March 31, 2019 Today we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent. On this Sunday we are given one of Jesus’ famous parables, “The Prodigal Son.” It is a good Lenten story that speaks to us in different ways. It could easily be also the “Parable of the Prodigal older brother,”...

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3rd Sunday of Lent

March 24, 2019 Today we celebrate the 3rd Sunday of Lent. As the journey continues, we are challenged to look at our vision; how we see things. We all operate from a basic view of life. The way we view God, others, and life guides most of our actions. Lent...

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2nd Sunday of Lent

March 17, 2019 Today we celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent. On this Sunday we normally hear the story of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor. (Several parishioners and I will be celebrating Mass there on our pilgrimage.) This amazing manifestation to Peter, James, and John occurs as Jesus is heading...

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