2nd Sunday of Lent (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,The common theme of today’s readings is metamorphosis or transformation.  The readings invite us to work with the Holy Spirit to transform our lives by renewing them during Lent so that they radiate the glory and grace of the...

1st Sunday of Lent (Fr. Vinner)

A Journey Towards Victory and SalvationMy Brothers and sisters in Christ,On Ash Wednesday we began our journey with Christ. As a journey that will last for about six and half weeks, the Lenten season presents to us the opportunity of re-living the Paschal mystery of...

Ash Wednesday (Fr. Vinner)

It Is Not An Easy Road, But Jesus Walks With UsMy brothers and sisters in Christ,Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season of the Church’s Liturgical Year. According to the Church’s teaching, the weekdays of Lent from Ash Wednesday to the Saturday before...

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

My brothers and sisters in Christ,Jesus draws our attention to practical points of Christian living and challenges us to use our words as he used his in his preaching and healing ministry — to heal, to restore, and to bring back life, joy and hope. Today’s...

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

My brothers and sisters in Christ,The readings today are linked together by one main theme:  the power of Christian love, when exercised in unconditional forgiveness by the believing community of forgiven sinners. The readings also instruct us about our right and...