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The Third Sunday of Easter ~ You will know him in the Breaking of the Bread

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ April 26, 2020 Wouldn’t it have been wonderful to take a walk with Jesus down a country road? Think about it.  That’s what I want you to do with me right now in your imagination. Let’s go back as  the two disciples walk with Jesus and walk along with […]

The third Sunday of Easter ~ You will know him in the breaking of the bread

The Second Sunday of Easter ~ Peace be with You!

The Second Sunday of Easter ~ April 19th, 2020~ “Peace be with You!” Here we are continuing to celebrate the fifty days of the Easter Season as most of us are still locked down similar to the way the apostles were on that first Easter. See if you can learn from their experience today as […]

Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection: Let us say thank you, Lord!

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord  April 12th, 2020 Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! How do we celebrate Easter against the background of this ongoing coronavirus crisis? It’s upended all of our lives and it surely could well upset our Easter Sunday celebration. For one, it preclude any kind of family dinners. Picnics […]

Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord ~ Jesus saving us still

Good Friday April 10th, 2020 Like a sapling he grew in front of us, Like a root in arid ground… a thing despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering …. And yet ours were the sufferings he bore, ours the sorrows he carried. But we thought of him as […]

The Sorrowful mothers of the world

  The Sorrowful Mother (The Pieta) – Michelangelo – in the millennial year of 1500 when he was 24 years old HOLY WEEK 2020 As we face this terrible Coronavirus  crisis that has so unsettled all are lives. and has caused over 12,000 deaths in our country. 9’11 caused under 3,000. And this pandemic is […]

Monday of Holy Week ~ Love’s extravagance

MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK ~ April 6th, 2020 “Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. Mary took a pound of costly perfume […]

He became utterly poor for us!

Palm Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ  April 5th, 2020 Dear Friends, All is ready now for the final days of our Lenten journey with Jesus.   The drama of the Paschal Mystery will  be re-enacted  once again in  parishes throughout the world.  I have loved the liturgy of Holy Week since […]