4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Called to be Prophets In the First Reading, we heard of God’s promise to Moses that He would raise up for us a prophet. This is only one of God’s many promises that were made and are found in the Old Testament, each of them having been fulfilled through...

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

AUTHORITY My Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ, The common theme of today’s readings is Divine authority as exercised in this world by the prophets of the Old Testament in their messages, by the apostles (including St. Paul), in their writings and teaching in the...

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Nineveh was the oldest and most populous city of the ancient Assyrian Empire. Its ruins are located on the east bank of the Tigris River opposite the modern city of Mosul in Iraq. The Ninevites were a great empire known for their ruthlessness. They were the sworn...

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

God’s call  My Brothers & Sisters in Christ, The three readings today underline the absolute necessity for us of repentance and a prompt response to God’s call.  The first reading tells us how God had to deal with the disobedient, fleeing prophet Jonah to turn...

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

I want to begin today by talking about Caller ID and Voice mail. We all use both these advancements in technology to see who is calling us and then decide whether to answer the call or send it to voice mail. I might be overstating it to say that these are advancements...