2nd Sunday of Advent (Fr. Francis)

As we move into the second week of Advent, the words of St. Paul reminds us “to be pure of heart and come blameless filled with the fruit of holiness through Christ Jesus for the glory and praise of God.” In the first reading from Baruch we are summoned to rejoice and...

2nd Sunday of Advent (Fr. Vinner)

ADVENT IS A SEASON OF PROMISE AS WELL AS OF PREPARATION My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Season of Promise: Advent is the season that symbolizes the thousand years of the waiting of the Israelites for the Messiah. In 2 Sam 7: 12 -16 we read about God promising to...

Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We live in a world abounding in sin and sinners. But it is a world that denies the existence of sin. Why is that? Because sin is an offense against God, and many do not believe in God. Therefore, if there is no God, there cannot be...

1st Sunday in Advent (Fr. Francis)

We finished the liturgical year last Sunday with the Feast of Christ the King. Today we begin the new liturgical year with the First Sunday of Advent and we will be guided through it with the help of St Luke the Evangelist. Surprisingly we begin at the very end. On...

1st Sunday of Advent (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Advent is a time of waiting for Christ, allowing Jesus to be reborn in our lives. It is also a time   for purifying our hearts by repentance and for renewing our lives by reflecting on and experiencing the several comings (advents)...