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Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday

This Sunday, the Church celebrates Pentecost Sunday. It is said that on this day, the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles and Mary, the Mother of Jesus. The readings in today’s liturgy give us an overview of the role of the Spirit of God. He is the source of all gifts both spiritual and material […]

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Seventh Sunday of Easter

The Ascension of the Lord This Sunday, the Church celebrates the Ascension of the Lord, and it is an important feast day and a day of obligation because it points to one important aspect of our faith: “Jesus has gone up to heaven to prepare a place for us so that where He is we

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

Love Dear brothers and sisters, the word that most frequently appears in the readings on this sixth Sunday of Easter is “Love.” The word “Love” appears 19 times in today’s second reading and Gospel. Therefore, let us take a moment to reflect on the meaning of “Love” and strive to practice it in our daily

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The Vine and the Branches

Fifth Sunday of Easter

The Vine and the Branches In our Gospel Reading for this Sunday, Jesus says “Abide in me as I abide in you.” With this statement, Jesus vividly describes our relationship with God through the imagery of the vine and branches. Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. He is the foundation, source and

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Priest Sacred Heart of Jesus

Fourth Sunday of Easter

We Are Called to Serve Dear brothers and sisters, on this Fourth Sunday of Easter, the Universal Church celebrates the 61st World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This Vocations Sunday was established by Pope Paul VI in 1963 (during the early sessions of the Second Vatican Council). It was prompted by concerns over the declining

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Divine Mercy

Sunday of Divine Mercy

Our Merciful God Dear brothers and sisters, I am sure that most of us have seen a young child learning to walk. When the child falls, the parents will try to help them stand up and walk again. No matter how many times the child falls, the parents will reach out and help them rise

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Happy Easter

When we talk about Easter, we talk about the stone being rolled away and the empty tomb. Yes, the stone is rolled away so that the voices of prayer can be heard again with acclamations of “Alleluia!” because Christ is risen, and He wants to lift us up and to rise with Him in victory

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The Fifth Sunday of Lent

Be Humble and Obedient In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear Jesus saying, “Now my soul is troubled. And what shall I say: Father, save me from this hour?” Jesus was troubled, He was feeling afraid, He may even have been in distress. This is a side of Jesus that we don’t often see, but we

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The Fourth Sunday of Lent

The Cross, Sign of Salvation Dear brothers and sisters, the cross is a dreadful and humiliating punishment that was used from the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD. The cross is a method of executing the death penalty that involves a very long, cruel, and painful process of persecution. Crucifixion is a punishment

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