April 12, 2020 – Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord 12 April 2020   “He saw and he believed.”   Introduction   Christ is risen, alleluia, alleluia!  We gather to rejoice in the new life which God our Father has given us through the death and resurrection of his Son, Jesus Christ.  We carry the joy of […]

April 5, 2020

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord 5 April 2020   “Pilate knew it was out of jealousy that they had handed him over.”   Introduction   Today is the only day in the liturgy in which we hear two Gospels in one Mass: the entry of the Lord into Jerusalem; and the passion […]

March 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent 29 March 2020   “Unbind him, let him go free.”   Introduction   The Good News we live by is a message of life.  The Spirit of life, which hovered over creation at its very beginning, has been given to us.  That Spirit calls us together now to sing the praises […]

March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Lent 22 March 2020   “You are looking at him; he is speaking to you.”   Introduction   How do we come to faith?  It can be a gradual process for all of us, and often involves testing.  But all of us are called to renew our faith, especially during Lent.   […]

March 15, 2020

Third Sunday of Lent 15 March 2020   “The water that I shall give will turn into a spring, welling up to eternal life.”   Introduction   As we approach the halfway point of our Lenten journey, we hear in today’s Gospel how Jesus was also in the middle of a journey.  He knew what […]

March 8, 2020

Second Sunday of Lent 8 March 2020   “Jesus led them up a high mountain where they could be alone.”   Introduction   Many biblical events happen on high mountains, like the temptation of Jesus in last week’s Gospel.  Today, Jesus takes Peter, James and John up a high mountain where they are given a […]

March 1, 2020

First Sunday of Lent 1 March 2020   “You must worship the Lord your God.”   Introduction   The beginning of every cure is the diagnosis.  Find out what is wrong; then find a way to fix it.  Lent is the diagnosis, and Easter is the cure.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Genesis 2:7-9, […]

February 23, 2020

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 23 February 2020   “Be holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy.”   Introduction   We are called to be holy, just as God is holy.  We are to love one another, not just those who are close to us, but those from afar and those we might […]

February 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 16 February 2020   “If your virtue goes no deeper than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never get into the kingdom of heaven.”   Introduction   Today we hear about God’s Law, that it is primarily about genuine love of God and love of others.   Today’s […]

February 9, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 9 February 2020   “Your light must shine in the sight of men.”   Introduction   Jesus is the true light of the world.  Sharing that light with us, He calls us also to shine forth brightly.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Isaiah 58:7-10   God will hear your […]