3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis) “The mystery of faith,” the priest proclaims. Notice that he does not say,”A mystery of faith,” but the mystery. And what is that mystery? It is the mystery of the Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection sacramentally re-enacted upon...

3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham) Jesus Christ: wounded healer For the past two weeks when I was reading the gospels about Jesus’ appearance after his resurrection, the question that was popping up in my mind was; “Why wounds in the resurrected body of Jesus? In other...

2nd Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy) (Fr. Francis)

2nd Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy) (Fr. Francis) The first word uttered by the Risen Christ on Easter night conveyed His special Easter gift to His Church: “Peace!” It is significant that immediately following on the heels of that greeting is the Lord’s commission to...

2nd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

2nd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham) What will you take with you when you die? Today I just want to concentrate on the first reading taken from the Acts of the Apostles. (Acts 4/32-35). It gives us a glimpse of the life of first-Christians around the Apostles. “The whole...

Easter Sunday (Fr. Francis)

Easter Sunday (Fr. Francis) New life, with Jesus Easter Sunday is what we have all been waiting for! The forty days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving during Lent was in preparation for this day, when our hearts and souls can drink in deeply the culmination of the...

Easter Sunday (Fr. Simham)

Easter Sunday (Fr. Simham) CHRISTIANITY IS NOT VANITY Let me wish you a Happy Easter. One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Ecclesiastes. The book begins saying “The words of the preacher, the son of David, king of Jerusalem. Vanity of Vanities, says the...