February 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In Jesus is revealed a new wisdom, a new law, a new way of living.  Happy are they who choose to keep His commandments and follow His ways.

February 09, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Through the power of God, we can be a light to the world by our loving concern for others, especially the poor and the oppressed.

February 02, 2020

Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord

Jesus, the King of glory, yet like us in all things, comes to His temple to be a light for all the nations.

January 26, 2020

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

We have seen a great light, Jesus, the Messiah, who heals us of our sin and who is our unity and peace.

January 19, 2020

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus, the Lamb of God, is the ligh of the nations who came to do the Father's will.  In Christ we have been called to be a holy people.

January 12, 2020

The Baptism of the Lord

Jesus is the beloved Son of the Father.  He is the light of the nations and Lord of all creation.  To Him be all glory and praise!

January 05, 2020

The Epiphany of the Lord

All nations are invited to sing the Lord's praises for they have been called to hear the good news and worship the long-awaited Messiah and King with the gift of their lives.

December 29, 2019

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Family life is rooted in the unconditional love of God as witnessed by the Holy Family.

December 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Jesus is Emmanuel, "God with us", risen from the dead.  He is the king of glory.

December 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent

In the person of Jesus, God has come to heal and save us.  Patiently, yet joyfully, we await the fulfillment of his advent.

December 08, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent

Reform your lives; live in God's peace so that justice may flourish.

December 01, 2019

First Sunday of Advent

Let us rejoice in the Lord's peace; let us live honorably as we await His return.

November 24, 2019

Thirty-Fourth Sunday In Ordinary Time

In Hebron, David is hailed as king by all the tribes of Israel.  Jesus is anointed king on the wood of his cross, a sign of paradox, of defeat yet final victory.  Through His cross we have passed from darkness into the kingdom of light.

November 17, 2019

Thirty-Third Sunday In Ordinary Time

Jesus teaches that His disciples will be persecuted as a necessury prelude to the Parousia.  Through their perseverance, they will emerge victorious when the Lord comes again.  As we await the Day, let us conscientously fulfill our Christian obligations.

November 10, 2019

Thirty-Second Sunday In Ordinary Time

In response to an attempt to ridicule his teaching about life after death, Jesus again proclaims a resurrection that life is indeed stronger than death itself.  This is our eternal consolation and hope.  Then will our joy be truly fulfilled.

November 03, 2019

Thirty-First Sunday In Ordinary Time

The Lord is full of mercy and compassion, slow to anger and of great kindness.  He has come to search out and save what was lost.  Let us be more concerned with doing the Lord's work than with the idle speculation about when He will come again.

October 27, 2019

Thirtieth Sunday In Ordinary Time

Humility is the recognition that no matter what our accomplishments, we still stand in need of the Lord.  God hears the cry of the poor and the oppressed, especially those who acknowledge their dependency upon him.  Having hear Pauls' cries for help, the Lord corwned him with eternal salvation.

October 20, 2019

Twenty-Ninth Sunday In Ordinary Time

Through incessant prayer we open ourselves more fully to understanding God's will.  Through faith in the power of prayer, we experience God's love and assistance.  Our Christian life is nourished by the scriptures we read and by our received tradition.

October 13, 2019

Twenty-Eight Sunday In Ordinary Time

The Lord has revealed his saving power to all the nations! Naaman, a Syrian, is healed, and lepers are made whole, but only the Samaritan returns to give thanks. Let us remain steadfast in faith, and thankful for the Lord's blessings.

October 06, 2019

Twenty-Seventh Sunday In Ordinary Time

Faith is a gracious gift from God.  It can neither be earned nor bought, only responded to with works of love and service.  A vibrant faith can make us strong, loving and wise, confident that God will guard us from all harm.  God is the rock of our salvation.

September 29, 2019

Twenty-Sixth Sunday In Ordinary Time

Amos condemns the complacency of the rich who seek only their own comfort.  In his parable about the rich man and Lazarus, Jesus echoes Amos, exhorting those who have to share with those who have not.  Self-sufficiency must never blind us to the needs of others.  Only in this way do we keep God's commandments in integrity and in truth.