3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

CHRIST, THE GOOD NEWS THAT LIBERATES US My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We rejoice in the Good News of Salvation which Christ brings to us. This Good News binds us together as the people of God and enables us to work for the kingdom of God. Christ himself is this...

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

PARTICIPATING IN CHRIST’S MINISTRY WITH OUR GIFTS My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This week we are at a wedding in Cana where Jesus reveals his Divine power by his first miracle, transforming water into wine. The Bible begins with one wedding, that of Adam and Eve...

Baptism of the Lord (Fr. Vinner)

My brothers and sisters in Christ, We begin the regular or “ordinary” church year with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord because that it is the event that begins Jesus’ three years of preaching, healing and saving. It may seem strange to us that he waited so long...

Epiphany of The Lord (Fr. Francis)

A survey was made among school children asking the question why they enjoyed reading Harry Potter novels and watching Harry Potter movies. The most common answer was, “Because you never know what’s going to happen next!” The same element of suspense and...

Epiphany of the Lord (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On this feast of the Epiphany, we celebrate that God’s glory has been revealed to all the nations, and not just the chosen people of Israel. People from every corner of the earth, of every nation and race. Generations of people....