Thank God For Gift Of Faith

Low Sunday 2019 The Epistle draws the comparison between the Persons of the Blessed Trinity and the witnesses left for us in the world: The Spirit, the water and the blood.  The Gospel about doubting Thomas reminds us that we owe much more to St. Thomas for our Faith than to St. John who believed…

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History Of The Resurrection

Easter Sunday 2019 The details given in the Gospels about Our Lord’s rising from the dead provide the compelling evidence for our faith in the Resurrection.  Christ first came to visit His own Mother and spent time with her until His appearances around the sepulchre.  Later in the afternoon He walked with the two disciples…

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Saviors Of The World

Easter Vigil 2019 God created on the first day of the week at midnight, He was born at midnight and we keep vigil now waiting for His rising at midnight.  All the infinite merits of Christ’s Passion and Death were won on the Cross but only applied to us when He rose from the dead…

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My Flesh Has Been Renewed

11th Sunday after Pentecost 2018 The feasts for this week give cause for us to thank God and take strength in upholding the faith. This Mass for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost recalls Our Lord’s Resurrection and the Easter sacraments of Baptism and Holy Eucharist. St. Paul lists all the witnesses to Christ’s Risen Body…

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I Have Overcome The World

Fifth Sunday after Easter 2018 – First Communion Sunday The Church on this last Sunday after Easter recalls the great joy of the Resurrection.  The Epistle from St. James exhorts us to put the Faith into action and not be idle hearers of the word.  In the Gospel Our Lord instructs His apostles to pray to the Father…

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Your Treasure Is In Your Heart

Fourth Sunday after Easter 2018 In the Epistle for this Sunday St. James describes God as the immutable Father of Lights who wills the salvation of all men.  Any who are lost are victims of their own malice in refusing the graces offered by God.  Our response must be one of love which will guide us along the way…

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Strangers In This World

Third Sunday After Easter 2018 The Collect of the Mass for the Third Sunday after Easter instructs us to think of ourselves as passing through this life on the way to eternity.  The Gospel recounts the words of Our Lord at the Last Supper about the little while before the apostles will see Him again.  In comparison to eternity…

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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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Tap Into Her Heart

Feast Of The Annunciation 2018 This year the Annunciation is celebrated after Easter.  Our feast recalls the moment when the ever Virgin Mary became the Mother of God.  All the details of this Gospel account took place in her home which is known as the holiest place on earth.  In penetrating this mystery from inside…

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Feast Of Feasts

Easter Sunday 2018 The Resurrection is the miraculous proof of everything Our Lord said and did.  Easter then is the greatest solemnity in the liturgical year.  We must purge out the old leaven of sin and celebrate with the new leaven of holiness and truth.  Our patrons for this are the Blessed Mother whom the Risen…

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