Pastor’s Thoughts

This third Sunday of Easter we have an explanation of the purpose of Easter and the entire paschal events. St. Luke, the author of this weeks gospel, Explains the reason why our Lord Jesus died and rose from the dead. Jesus really died, and Jesus really rose from the...

Pastor’s Thoughts

This weekend the church celebrates “Divine Mercy Sunday.” In Catholicism, divine Mercy is a devotion to Jesus Christ associated with the apparitions of Jesus to Saint Faustina Kowalska. The venerated image under this Christological title refers to what Sr....

Pastor’s Thoughts

Easter is so much more than eggs and egg hunts, rabbits and chicks, flowers and baskets, and yes even much more than chocolate! Oh, how our broken world needs Easter more than ever. So central to our faith is the Resurrection that St. Paul writes, “If Christ be not...

Pastor’s Thoughts

Holy Week celebrates some of the most dramatic liturgies of the entire Church. It all begins today, Palm Sunday. Jesus is welcomed by the crowds throwing branches as he triumphantly enters Jerusalem. Little do many know, He entered Jerusalem to die. His steps of hope...

Pastor’s Thoughts

One night in his 6th year of captivity, he had a dream to escape Ireland. He finally makes his move and escapes the prison and walks miles and miles to get to the coast and he hopped a boat back to Great Britain. Back in Great Britain, he spent some 15 years studying...