May 21st 2017 – 6th Sunday of Easter

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Dear Parishioners, One of the concerns raised in the first Letter of Peter to the Christian communities is that of suffering. Encouraging its readers to stay committed to living the Christian life even in the midst of trial, the passage today from the third chapter gives the charge to Always be ready to give an […]

May 14th 2017 – 5th Sunday of Easter

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Dear Parishioners, Is religion all about how we get to God or all about how God comes to us? Catholics believe God reaches us through Jesus Christ who gives us the way to God, the truth that comes from God, and life with God. Christ, then, is the key. He is not just another religious […]

May 7th 2017 – 4th Sunday of Easter

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Dear Parishioners, John’s Gospel has very few parables when compared to the others. But what it does have is a series of I AM statements by Jesus that function almost in the same manner. Where a parable uses an image, like the mustard seed, to teach about the kingdom of God, these I AM statements […]

April 30th 2017 – 3rd Sunday of Easter

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Dear Parishioners, Take a look around the church and see the other people with whom you are worshiping – we as Jesus’ followers come in a variety of ages and experiences, races and languages. If you look below the surface, you might find even greater differences – such as various depths of understanding of Jesus, […]

April 23rd 2017 – 2nd Sunday of Easter

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Dear Parishioners, Happy Easter! It is true that Easter Sunday was last week, but the season of Easter continues for seven weeks, until Pentecost. Throughout those weeks, we are encouraged to bask in the glow of the resurrection – to rejoice in the mystery of Christ’s life, death and resurrection that brought our salvation. Since […]