Reflection for May 23rd 2019

May 23, 2019

  What does it mean to be the bearers of something truly new?  Today’s scripture gives strong evidence of how the first Christian community,... Read more

I am the vine

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 22, 2019

There are two things that strike me in today’s readings. First in the Acts of the Apostles we encounter a moment of struggle within the early Church. Some want... Read more

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – Easter Weekday – Saint Christopher Magallanes, Priest & Companions, Martyrs Acts 14:19-28

May 21, 2019

Psalm 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 21 John 14:27-31a In our Gospel reading for today, we hear Jesus’ words at the Last Supper. He is telling his disciples who and... Read more

Veni Sancte Spiritus

May 20, 2019

              A priest, a nun and a Canadian.  Sounds like we’re beginning one of those cute... Read more

The holy spirit

All Things New

May 19, 2019

“The Holy Spirit always brings newness”. These words of Pope Francis highlight the power of the Spirit. It is the Holy Spirit who fulfills that Divine... Read more

Fear or Faith?

May 17, 2019

  Today many Christians seem fearful that “The Church” has lost its prestige and influence in our society. Many bemoan the low numbers in their... Read more

05.17.19

We Are All Called To Be Missionaries!

May 15, 2019

First Reading:  Acts 12:24-13:5a Gospel:  John 12:44-50 Jesus’ ministry was missionary.  He travelled the countryside preaching the Kingdom of... Read more

5.13.19

Living the Mystery

May 13, 2019

The Gospel today brings us to the end of chapter 6 of John’s Gospel. Jesus had fed the multitude of five thousand, walked on the sea and preached his... Read more