May 1, 2022

3rd Sunday of Easter “Peter, do you love me?” “You know everything; you know that I love you.” “Feed my sheep… tend my lambs… feed my sheep” (John 21:15-17). This last chapter of Saint John has many surprises for the biblical experts. It probably surprises us as well. The first surprise is the dialogue between […]

April 3, 2022

5th Sunday of Lent Forgetting the past and straining toward the goal, the price of God’s call in Crist Jesus, I press toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus (Philippians 3:8-4). Neither do I condemn you. Go away and do not sin again. (John 8: 11). Keep […]

March 6, 2022

1st Sunday of Lent Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness; there, he was tempted (Luke 4:1-1). This is the first Sunday of Lent, 2022. We began this season on Ash Wednesday, or did we? If not, it’s time to catch up on this grace-filled time if we are joined with Christ. Lent […]

February 6, 2022

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Do not be afraid. From now on, you will be catching people.… They left everything and followed Jesus (Luke 5:10-11). Fishers of people: Jesus had a sense of humor, yet he was serious about it. They did more than drop their nets. They left everything; they began a new trade […]

January 2, 2022

The Epiphany of the Lord Rise up in splendor Jerusalem! Light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you (Isaiah 60:1). From you will come a ruler who is to shepherd my people, Israel. He shall rescue the poor…and the afflicted, the heirs of the poor he shall save (Psalm 72:12). They rejoiced […]

November 7, 2021

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time The poor widow gave everything she had, two copper coins worth a penny, given out her poverty, all she had (Mark 12:38-44). The others who give money to the temple treasury give of their abundance. God gave us his Son, who gave himself as a sacrifice once for all, to […]

October 3, 2021

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Husbands love your wives as Christ, even as Christ loved the church and handed himself over for her to sanctify her. So, husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself… even as Christ does the church because we are members of his […]

September 5, 2021

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Has not God chosen the poor to be rich in faith, and be heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him (James 2:5). He has done everything well; he even makes the deaf to hear and the mute to speak (Mark 7:3). James teaches us […]

August 1, 2021

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Do not work for food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For it is on him that God the Father has set his seal. It is not Moses who gave you bread from heaven but it is […]

July 4, 2021

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time They shall know there has been a prophet among them (Ezekiel 2:5). “A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house.” So, he was not able to perform any mighty deed there, apart from curing a few sick […]