Living the Gospel

Jul
13

Living the Gospel – July 15, 2018

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As I read through this week’s readings, the 2nd reading from St Paul to the Ephesians really spoke to me. As I read St Paul’s description of the love God has for us, and the lengths he has gone through to allow us to be with him, I was humbled….

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Jul
6

Living the Gospel – July 8, 2018

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Blessed are they whose hearts do not become hardened during times of trial and who do not allow familiarity to prevent greater discovery. Today we read that Jesus could not do many miracles within his home area because ‘nothing nurtures unfamiliarity like familiarity’, and this past week the readings of…

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Jun
29

Living the Gospel – July 1, 2018

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“I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me. Sing praise to the LORD, you his faithful ones, and give thanks to his holy name.” Our readings today extend far beyond my theological education –miracles of healing and the call to a radical sharing of one’s goods, etc., go…

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Jun
26

Living the Gospel – June 24, 2018

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With the Lord, nothing is impossible Zechariah accepted that life was not always fair, and that people were not perfect. But still it rankled the way people blamed his lovely Elizabeth for her barren state. Some even dared to tell him he should divorce her and find a young wife…

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Jun
15

CCSSSP Church Bulletin – June 17, 2018

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Church Bulletin for Saint Stephen – Saint Patrick Church  

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Jun
15

OLPH Church Bulletin – June 17, 2018

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Church Bulletin – Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

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Jun
15

Living the Gospel – June 17, 2018

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Sowing the Seeds of Faith We all know that the words Jesus told to a few people grew exponentially to become the One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Church that it is today. He planted “the seed of faith” to a few. Many of that “few” listened and heard and they took…

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Jun
8

Living the Gospel – June 10, 2018

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What a chaotic scene! Jesus is trying to enjoy a meal with his friends, onlookers are crowding in seeking healing, some religious leaders are there to criticize him and his family approaches looking for him… worried that he is ‘losing it.’ How many times have we felt in a chaotic…

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Jun
1

Living the Gospel – June 3, 2018

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Today we celebrate the moment when Jesus, on the night he was betrayed gave us the sacrament of Holy Eucharist. The occasion is centered on the celebration of the feast of unleavened bread which was observed by the Jewish people to commemorate the Passover meal. While He was celebrating the…

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May
25

Living the Gospel – Trinity Sunday – May 27, 2018

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As I was reading the second reading Jesus tells us those who are led by the spirit of God are sons of God. This brings up a question we should all be asking ourselves, “Am I led by the spirit?”. Another way to put it is “Have I surrendered myself…

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