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June 25 - Boldly proclaim the Gospel from the rooftops
We are in the midst of the Fortnight for Freedom leading up to the celebration of Independence Day.  More ...
Sunday, June 18, 2017
June 18 - The Eucharist is the only food that satisfies our hunger
Thinking about food … shopping for food … preparing food … cleaning up after eating food … these basic daily tasks take up far more time and cause much more stress than does the actual eating of food.  More ...
Sunday, June 11, 2017
June 11 - First we must have a relationship with the Trinity before we can understand the Trinity
This week we reflect on the Trinity. This feast follows Pentecost as it is then, with the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles, that the revelation of God as the Trinity is complete. More ...
Sunday, June 4, 2017
June 4 - The Holy Spirit is present with the Church for all time
The Solemnity of Pentecost – our churches are decorated in bright red, we hear familiar Readings (the Gospel during the day is the same as the Second Sunday of Easter) and we know that the Easter Season is coming to an end. More ...
Sunday, May 28, 2017
May 28 - As Jesus prays for the disciples, he strengthens and encourages the Church
In the Gospel selection for this Last Sunday of the Easter Season, Jesus prays for his disciples as he prepares to take leave of them and send them out into the world to proclaim all that they have seen and heard. In praying for those who were with him at the Last Supper, he prays also for us – for the Church of every age and place – that we might heed the word he has given us More ...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
May 21 - Jesus promises another Advocate to be with us until the end of time
In his discourse with the disciples at the Last Supper, Jesus offers consolation to the disciples, who are beginning to realize that he is about to leave them, that the Father will send “another Advocate to be with you always.” More ...
Sunday, May 14, 2017
May 14 - Even at the end, the disciples are not all prepared for what is to come
Throughout John’s Gospel there is never a doubt that Jesus is the true image of the Father. More ...
Sunday, May 7, 2017
May 7 - The Good Shepherd can only be God himself
Jesus intends to draw the attention of his disciples, and most certainly of all of us, to the intimacy of the relationship between God and his people. More ...
Sunday, April 30, 2017
April 30 - Every day we walk the Road to Emmaus
We are called, as disciples of Jesus, to be ever mindful of being in God’s holy presence.  More ...
Sunday, April 23, 2017
April 23 - The disciples had to deal with a stubborn Thomas
While we like to think that all of the disciples of Jesus were always and totally with him, a careful read of the Gospels would indicate otherwise. More ...
Sunday, April 16, 2017

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