May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter 10 May 2020   “Do not let your hearts be troubled.  Trust in God still, and trust in me.”   Introduction   In our Second Reading today, St. Peter calls us to be living stones of the Church that Jesus promised to build.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: Acts 6:1-7 […]

May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter 3 May 2020  “I am the gate.  Anyone who enters through me will be safe.”  Introduction We are used to thinking of Jesus as the good shepherd, leading His flock to safety.  In today’s Gospel, He also refers to Himself as the gate of the sheepfold.  It is through Him that […]

April 26, 2020

26 April 2020   “They had recognized him at the breaking of the bread.”   Introduction   The Church gathers us together once again to hear the story of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, how lives are turned around when the story of our fear and disappointment is shared with a stranger on the road […]

April 19, 2020

19 April 2020  “Peace be with you.”  Introduction This day is a continuation of our Easter celebrations, where we proudly have alleluia as our song.  We come into the Lord’s presence today, conscious of the reality that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead.   Today’s Readings  First Reading: Acts 2:42-47  Day after day the […]

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 […]