19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

CHRIST IS THE LIVING BREAD AND MYSTERY OF OUR FAITH My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today is the nineteenth Sunday of ordinary time. God continues to draw us to himself in order to save, feed and strengthen us on our journey. The readings of this Sunday provide us...

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Last Sunday in our Gospel reading we heard about the Feeding of the Five Thousand and we came to the conclusion that it is a miracle which is closely linked to the Eucharist. After the people were fed Jesus withdrew from them to the hills because he realized that they...

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

Seeking Christ, The Bread Of Life From Heaven My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today is the eighteenth Sunday of ordinary time. This Sunday we rejoice because of the great nourishment that God gives us daily through Christ, who is the bread of life. Through Christ,...

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

We begin today the first of five Sundays where a series of Gospels taken from the sixth chapter of the Fourth Gospel interrupts the Year of Mark. John 6 consists of an account of the multiplication of the loaves (John 6:1-15), which forms the Gospel for today,...

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We are taking a side trip, sort of a summer vacation, for the next six weeks and listening to the Gospel of John rather than the Gospel of Mark which this year is dedicated to. And there are significant differences between the two...

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Looking for Shepherds: In much of Western society there is a crisis of authority nowadays. Merely being placed in charge no longer ensures unquestioning obedience. The ideal leader today is one who can win respect and generate trust, one with an obvious sense of...