I Know Mine And Mine Know Me

Good Shepherd Sunday 2018 The Church continues to celebrate the Resurrection in the Mass texts for this second Sunday after Easter known as Good Shepherd Sunday.  The Epistle and Gospel highlight the beautiful aspect of Christ as the Shepherd and Bishop of our souls.  Psalm 22 expresses so well His care and love. The prophet Ezechiel prophesied that Our…

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Do Not Be Distracted

Palm Sunday 2018 Palm Sunday is an encapsulation of all of Holy Week as the triumph of the Resurrection is seen with the entry of Our Lord into the Holy City and the sacrifice of the Cross in the Passion.  We must not waste this week nor be distracted.  We can win souls to Christ by imitating the…

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The Ascension Makes Us Happy

Ascension Thursday 2017 We learn several things on this feastday.  The dogma that Christ returned to heaven on Ascension Thursday was revealed by the angels who told the apostles.  Among Our Lord’s last words were His instructions not to worry about the future because the Father in His Providence will take care of everything and…

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Christ Was Not A Grudge-Holder

St. Pius V – 1st Friday April 2017 Christ’s first words to His Apostles on Easter night were Peace be to you.  By this He re-assured them that He had forgiven them for abandoning Him during His Passion and Death.  We must imitate Our Lord and not hold grudges.  Also, the Introit for the feast of…

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By His Stripes We Are Healed

Good Shepherd Sunday The words of today’s gospel:  “I am the Good Shepherd” have a significant meaning for those of us “sheep” who look for protection and guidance from their Shepherd.  There is also a reference to the last three chapters of the Book of Isaiah – prophecies relating specifically to the coming of Christ…

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Believe With Confidence

Low Sunday 2017 Low Sunday is the culmination of the eight-day celebration of the Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The term Low is intended to indicate the contrast between it and the great Feast one week earlier of Easter Sunday, certainly the greatest of all liturgical feasts. The Octave…

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Easter Midnight 2020

The Resurrection of Our Lord at the Midnight Mass and the reception of Him in the Holy Eucharist should be the cause of an increase of Faith and a deeper sense of gratitude.  We do not want to abandon our penitential and prayerful spirit of the last forty days but incorporate this into our interior…

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Resurrection Compels Belief

Easter Sunday 2017 On Easter Sunday St. Paul tells us to purge out the old leaven and that Christ is our Passover.  His rising from the dead still shocks and amazes the modern world as it did in His day. One of the purposes for Our Lord’s Resurrection is as an aid to believe all…

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Celebrate The Victory Of Christ

Easter Vigil 2017 The Easter Vigil begins with the Feast of Light in dispelling the darkness of sin.  The next part of the ceremony is about Baptism and renewal of vows and finally we have the Mass.  The central doctrine of Easter is the Resurrection of Our Lord and His overcoming of evil and death. …

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