Category: Messages from Fr. Francis

16th Sunday

16th Sunday Recall that last Sunday we discussed the parable of the sower which can also be called the parable of the land. Recall that some seeds fell on the highway, some on rocky land, some on the thorny land,

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel reading from Chapter 13 of Matthew is one with which we are all familiar. From our early childhood days in Sunday school or catechism classes, we heard the story about the sower and

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

4th Sun of Easter  Today is Good Shepherd Sunday where we are invited to look at Jesus as that honorable shepherd who watches over and cares for his sheep.  The job of being a shepherd is an extremely difficult one

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Third Sunday of Easter

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER: WORD AND SACRAMENT WORD OF GOD: I am sure that all of your homes have Bibles. But do check to be certain that you own a Catholic Bible. This is important because the Catholic Bible includes

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday 2017 “Truly this Man was God’s Son!” [Mt. 27:54] My brothers and sisters in Christ, unless we are prudent, we can be blinded by our pride, only to discover the truth when it is too late. Today’s Gospel

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