30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis) Today is the thirtieth Sunday of ordinary time. Today, the church reminds us of the most important theological virtue, love. In a most special way, Jesus gives us the two dimensions of love. The vertical, love of God, and the...

Domingo XXX (Fr. Francis)

Domingo XXX (Fr. Francis) Cuál es el mandamiento más importante de la ley? Hoy es el trigésimo domingo del tiempo ordinario. Hoy, la iglesia nos recuerda la virtud teológica más importante, el amor. De una manera muy especial, Jesús nos da las dos dimensiones del...

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) In the gospel today, a Pharisee asks Jesus an important question. Though the intention was not good the question was good. He asks ‘which is the greatest commandment?’ We know only ten commandments but the Jews had 613 laws or...

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis) Dr. Madison Sarratt taught Mathematics at Vanderbilt University for many years.  Before giving a test, the professor would admonish his class, “Today I am giving two examinations—one in trigonometry and the other in honesty. ...

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) The common theme of today’s readings is the nature of our obligations to God and to our country. The readings show us how, with God’s help, we can be ideal citizens of both earth and Heaven. Scripture lessons summarized: In...

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis) A certain couple had 5 children, 4 of whom were generally pleasing to their parents but one of the boys, now 25, had caused problems down the years. He stole money and was imprisoned twice. He was on drugs and had 3 children...