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Pastor’s Column – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 12, 2020

Isaiah 55:10-11, Romans 8:18-23, Matthew 13:1-23   Dear brothers and sisters, A family was on vacation, and as they rode down the highway there was a big sign that read: Road Closed. They maneuvered around the sign and continued on. Suddenly the road ended and there was an even larger sign: “What part of ‘Road [...]

By |2020-07-10T12:05:46-05:00July 10th, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 5, 2020

Zec 9: 9-10, Rom 8: 9, 11-13, Mat 11: 25-30   Dear brothers and sisters,   Apart from its context, Jesus’ prayer in today’s Gospel is rather puzzling. He praises God for hiding “these things” from “the wise and the learned” and making them known to “the little ones.” The attentive listener may be forgiven [...]

By |2020-07-02T10:04:37-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 21, 2020

Jeremiah 20:10-13, Romans 5:12-15, Matthew 10:26-33   Dear sisters and brothers, “Fear no one.”  —  The words of Jesus from today’s Gospel according to Saint Matthew are so strong! “Fear no one.”  We can only be free from fear and from fears if we truly believe in the Lord and live for everlasting life. The [...]

By |2020-06-19T14:06:39-05:00June 19th, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) – June 14, 2020

Deut 8: 2-3, 14B-16A, 1 Cor 10: 16-17, John 6:57-58 Dear brothers and sisters,   Bread of Life: I have always found the aroma of bread freshly baked very comforting. That smell always makes me feel somehow at home. Perhaps it is because bread is such a staple of life. Furthermore, it is difficult to [...]

By |2020-06-12T12:08:52-05:00June 12th, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments