Today the Church celebrates Vocation Sunday. The homilist reminds us to pray for more vocations to the religious life to gather more shepherds to guide the faithful in their spiritual journeys. Just as in today's Gospel, "The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. He who is a hireling and not a shepherd, whose … Continue reading Vocation Sunday
In today's Gospel, the homilist reminds us that Jesus lays a foundation on how we celebrate our masses. The scene is when Jesus appears to some of His disciples after His resurrection and they are all initially spooked about it as if they have seen a ghost. But He calms them down saying “Why are … Continue reading Eucharistic celebration
The Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday, the Sunday after Easter. And this is one of the newer feast days which were instituted in modern times. You can find out more about this devotion here, starting with learning the pray the chaplet. Today, the homilist reminds us that mercy is needed in our societies as there … Continue reading Divine Mercy Sunday
Happy Easter to you! In this Sunday's Gospel, we read about the circumstances around Jesus resurrection. It is a familiar story. The stone is rolled away. The tomb is empty. As we also end our forty days of Lenten sacrifices and purification, our bodies and minds also heave a sigh of relief. A weight is … Continue reading Arise!