Pastoral Reflections

April 2018

Apr 19

April 22, 2018

During these days of the Easter Season we continue to unpack the meaning of the resurrection of Jesus for our lives. You and I are called each Easter to recommit ourselves to following the crucified and risen Jesus Christ. At Easter we renew the promises of our Baptism and say once again, I believe! Each Sunday, as we gather for Mass, our...
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Apr 15

April 15, 2018

Today, the Third Sunday of Easter, we continue to unpack the new life given to us in the death and resurrection of Jesus. Over these next several weeks, through the Solemnity of Pentecost, our first reading on Sundays and at weekday Masses, will be taken from the Acts of the Apostles. This is St. Luke’s second volume, after his Gospel....
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Apr 1

April 1, 2018

Happy Easter! As we gather for today’s celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord, our song is Alleluia! We have refrained from using that word all through Lent. Our “fasting” from this word (which means “Praise God!”) is one of the ways we have prepared ourselves to celebrate, full-throated, this wonderful feast...
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