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God is Love

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only Begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in Him might not perish but might have eternal life.” John 3:16. As we continue to celebrate Christ in the Easter season, we recall and give thanks for His great love. John 3:16 is one of the [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

The Transformation of Sorrow into Joy

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Dear friends, as the Easter Season is now upon us, we see the beauty of the world changing around us. The daffodils are blooming, the robins have returned, the grass is becoming green again, and signs of springtime life are all around. What a glorious time of year [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

CHRIST IS RISEN! ALLELUIA!

As the Feast of Our Lord’s Resurrection now comes upon us this Sunday morning, let us rejoice and give thanks to the Savior who loves us so much. If you are reading this article on Saturday morning, you are still pondering and praying in the spirit of Jesus’ death and His burial. Throughout all of [...]

By |March 30th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

Preparing for Eternal Life, Part Two: Enduring Suffering in This Life

In my article last week, I expressed that the belief in Christ calls us to faith in Him. Only the Son of the Father, Christ,  is the source of expiation for our sins, and the reward of an eternal life with Him and all the saints forever in Glory will depend on this.  I also [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

Preparing for Eternal Life Part One: Obedience to God’s Law

In Daniel 12:2 we read, “And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.” In our daily lives, we often get caught up in our daily trials and struggles; work, family, finances, etc., and because of this we fail [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

Living the Lord’s Sacred Law

As we continue to reflect upon our Savior Jesus and His great love for us this Lenten season, we remember that He has called us to follow His commandments. The commandments He gave us first were given to Moses and the Israelites at the time of their Exodus through Egypt, and continued in Jesus’ own [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

Penance Part 2: How to Make a Holy Confession

Last week I talked why we go to confession, so this week I will talk about how to make a holy confession. I have put it list form: Remember that the sacrament of reconciliation is nothing to be afraid of. It is a celebration of God’s great gift of mercy. Jesus in the gospels preached [...]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

Penance, Part 1: Why does the Church teach that sacramental confession should be to a Priest?

During the Lenten season, we are called to do greater acts of penance to show our Lord that we love him  and truly never want to be separated from Him in the life to come. The word Lent is an Anglo Saxon word meaning “springtime.” Springtime is the season of new beginnings, fresh growth, and [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

The Season of Lent is Upon Us

As we know from our Ash Wednesday gospel reading that we hear every year, the three important calls of Lent are to deepen our conversion through acts of alms giving, fasting, and extra prayer. These traditionally throughout the history of Christianity have been ways to make reparation for our sins in order to receive deeper [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments

The Power of Christ’s Authority

This week, the Gospel of Mark focuses on the teaching authority of Jesus. Mark notes that it is unlike that of the scribes or the Pharisees. After he performs the miracle of healing the man with the unclean spirit, all were amazed and asked one another, “What is this? A new teaching with authority. He [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Fr. Ronald|0 Comments