Mark tells of the beginning of the gospel, the Good News of Jesus Christ the Son of God. When did the good news of Jesus begin in your life? For many, the better question is, “Who began the good news of Jesus Christ in your life?”Read more
As we carry our daily crosses and follow Christ, sometimes we may feel tired and despairing. Keep in mind that hope is one of our theological virtues (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #1817-1821).
God, who never abandons us, is the source of our hope. The Mass readings therefore proclaim, “The Lord will give you the bread you need and the water for which you thirst.” (Isaiah 30:20).Read more
Mary lived her whole life guided by faith in things she did not completely understand. And that is what God is calling us to do as well. Imagine what part you are being called to play in His plan.Read more
It is sometimes so easy to say right things; it is not alway easy to do right things. It is too easy, however, to feel guilty about our performance (whatever it is). The Good News is that God does not judge us by performance, but rather by desire.Read more
We cannot believe that God’s love would reach out to us as we are. One of the tragedies of our world is that so many believe themselves to be beyond the reach of God’s mercy and God’s desire to fill the hunger within them.Read more
Thanks be to God for offering us the Christian spirit of peace and reconciliation. Today’s Mass readings boldly remind us of this spiritual attitude: “Then the wolf shall be a guest of the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; the calf and the young lion shall browse together, with a little child to guide them” (Is. 11: 6).Read more
Our Savior will come;
you need no longer fear.
— from the Entrance Antiphon at Mass
As we enter Advent we are given one of God’s great promises: He will come to us.Read more
JOIN THE PARISH FAMILY for a refreshing hour of Eucharistic Adoration, Advent carols, and seasonal readings that help us focus on the reason for the season. A great spiritual time for the entire family! The start of the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is its very own season–a time of spiritual preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the anniversary of the Lord’s birth on Christmas. We’re offering Sunday afternoon services and activities for the entire family as we prepare together for the return of the Lord.Read more