Feast of the Holy Trinity: JOHN 16: 12-15

Feast of the Holy Trinity: JOHN 16: 12-15 Today, we celebrate the Solemn Feast of the Holy Trinity, which is a mystery very difficult to understand with our human capacity. But we need to understand the Trinity as the model for our Christian families: we are created in love –

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PENTECOST SUNDAY: JOHN 20: 19-23

PENTECOST SUNDAY: JOHN 20: 19-23 Today, we celebrate the Solemn Feast of Pentecost and it is celebrated as the birthday of the Church, the day when the Holy Spirit came to the apostles and breathed energy into their faith. It celebrates the day when the apostles were strengthened by the

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3rd Sunday of Easter: John 21:1-19

3rd Sunday of Easter: John 21:1-19 In today’s Gospel, we heard that the disciples were fishing the whole night but they caught nothing. In their disappointment, failure, and emptiness, Jesus appeared to them and called out: “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” In this loving call from Jesus, the

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2nd Sunday of Easter: Divine Mercy Sunday.

2nd Sunday of Easter: Divine Mercy Sunday. Today, on the second Sunday of Easter, the church celebrates the Feast of Saint Faustina of Poland, the well-known apostle of Divine Mercy. On this Divine Mercy Sunday, St. Faustina invites us to keep our faith, hope, and love fixed on God. Pope

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PALM SUNDAY

PALM SUNDAY: Today, the church celebrates both Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday.   Holy Week is the holiest time of the Christian faith.  During this Holy Week, we are journeying with Jesus, we welcome Jesus into our lives, and we are participating in Jesus’ suffering, death, and resurrection.  Proper participation in

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5th Sunday of Lent: John 8: 1-11

5TH SUNDAY OF LENT: JOHN 8: 1-11 The central theme of all three readings is about God’s mercy and forgiveness to each of us. The readings remind us that we should not be self-righteous and condemn the lives of others. The first reading explains how a merciful God forgives the

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4th Sunday of Lent: Luke 15:1-3, 11-32

4th Sunday of Lent: Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 The Parable of the Prodigal Son shows us the celebration of the joy of the lost son on his “Homecoming.” Also, this parable shows his Father’s forgiving and overflowing merciful Love.  Even though the son was away from home and away from his father,

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Third Sunday of Lent-Luke 13: 1-9

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT LUKE 13: 1-9 The parable of the fig tree gives us the message that God patiently waits for sinners to repent and God gives us the grace to do so. But, we don’t want to wait forever to repent because our time may run out. Repentance

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