Living the Gospel

Apr
12

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐€๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฅ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐€๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฅ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ In this weekendโ€™s Gospel, we hear the story of two disciples of Jesus who were taking a journey to Emmaus on the evening of the Resurrection. They were discussing the events that they had just witnessed when a stranger approached them and began to…

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Apr
5

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐€๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฅ ๐Ÿ•, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐€๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฅ ๐Ÿ•, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ On this final day of the Octave of Easter, the Church celebrates the Feast of Divine Mercy. It is on this feast that we recall the words of the psalmist โ€œGodโ€™s mercy endures forever.โ€ How badly does our world need this gift of Godโ€™s…

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Mar
29

๐‘ท๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’๐’“โ€™๐’” ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ – ๐‘ฌ๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐‘บ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’š ๐‘ถ๐’‡ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘น๐’†๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐‘ถ๐’‡ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ณ๐’๐’“๐’…

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๐‘ท๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’๐’“โ€™๐’” ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ – ๐‘ฌ๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐‘บ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’š ๐‘ถ๐’‡ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘น๐’†๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐‘ถ๐’‡ ๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ณ๐’๐’“๐’… Christ Is Risen! He is Truly Risen! This traditional Easter greeting speaks to us about the power of this wonderful day. Christ is Risen and present among us, His People and we celebrate this mystery this day. As an…

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Mar
23

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ This Sunday we begin the Holiest week of the Church year. Today we celebrate Jesusโ€™ triumphant entry into Jerusalem and how he was greeted by the people waving palms. Our Mass quickly takes a turn as we read from the Passion of Jesus in…

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Mar
15

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ As we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent, we also celebrate the feast of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. In the First Reading from the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah, we hear that God wants to print the law upon our hearts….

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Mar
8

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ During March, we are collecting pasta and cereal for the Whitney Point Ecumenical Food Pantry. Please place your donations in designated baskets at the entrances of our churches. Thank you for your food and monetary donations that help to feed those less fortunate in…

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Mar
2

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ‘, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ‘, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ In this weekendโ€™s Gospel, we see our Lord Jesus cleansing the temple. We see him getting rid of the things in the temple that distract the people from God. The money changers, the animals, and the birds all were supposed to lead the People…

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Feb
16

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ On this First Sunday of Lent, we hear how Jesus went into the desert to do battle with Satan. Lent is an opportunity for all of us to face our personal sins and to do battle with Satan in our own lives. One way…

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Feb
9

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ In this weekendโ€™s Readings from Sacred Scripture, we hear about the dreaded disease of leprosy. Moses instructs the Israelites that if a person is deemed to have a sore that is leprous, he shall be banned from the Israelite community. This was done to…

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Feb
2

๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

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๐๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ง – ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ’, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ Our Scripture Readings speak to us today about suffering and infirmity. In our First Reading Job tells us that our life is a drudgery and full of suffering. In the Gospel this weekend Jesus heals Peterโ€™s Mother-in-law and the village people who come to…

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