Pastor's Message

Pastor's Message

Which Came First

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR 6TH EASTER (A)

20/21 May 2017

Which Came First

 

        In all of life there are the eternal questions:  why am I here; is there a God; what is my purpose in life; which came first, the chicken or the egg.  And today's Gospel sets up ... Read More »

Good Shepherd Sunday

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

7 MAY 2017

First Communion/Good Shepherd

 

        News broke this week from Rome, that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has approved some decrees and miracles for the advancement of causes of several candidates for sainthood.  Among them was one American, Venerable Solanus ... Read More »

Mistaken Identity

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY PALM SUNDAY

8/9 APRIL 2017

Mistaken Identity

 

        Many historians tell us that Pontius Pilate despised his posting to the Judean country-side.  This was the outskirts of the Roman Empire.  He considered this posting as the Governor of Judea to be one of the worst assignments of ... Read More »

Adoration and The Holy Spirit

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR SEVENTH SUNDAY O.T. - A

18/19 FEB 2017

ADORATION AND THE HOLY SPIIRT

 

        Our bodies Are Temples of the Holy Spirit

        Many critics of the Catholic Church accuse us of being repressive.

        All these rules that we have about not getting drunk, not ... Read More »

The Salt and The Light

Posted by James Silk

Homily for the

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

        The Gospels in these weeks of Ordinary Time lead us through the Sermon on the Mount. Last Sunday we looked at the Beatitudes and today we begin with the main body of the text.

        The Lord Jesus gives ... Read More »

The Lamb of God

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR SECOND SUNDAY OF O.T. (A)

14/15 JAN 2017

THE LAMB OF GOD

 

         St.John the Baptist's favorite title for Jesus is "the Lamb of God."It also became one of St. John the Evangelist's favorite titles. He uses it here in his Gospel, and ... Read More »

THE NAMES OF THE LORD

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT -A

17/18 DECEMBER 2016

Christmas is so close we can touch it. The joy of Christ's coming is already warming our hearts.  But our Lord wants our hearts to get even warmer.  Today He reveals to us three of His ... Read More »

The Hound of Heaven

Posted by James Silk

HOMILY FOR SECOND SUNDAY ADVENT -- A

3/4 DECEMBER 2016

THE HOUND OF HEAVEN

 

 

God is faithful.         Seven-hundred years before the coming of Christ, when the Kingdom of Israel, founded by King David, was falling apart, God promised that He would not abandon His people.   He ... Read More »

April 11, 2015

Posted by Micaela Hallett

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord:

Easter blessings upon you all!  It is a joy to celebrate the Easter Season – which we do for 50 glorious days.  The whole Lent - Easter cycle takes over three months to complete and they should be seen as ... Read More »

April 10, 2015

Posted by Micaela Hallett

As we approach the 20th Anniversary of the Bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, we find the need to alert you, our parishioners,  of the events that will be happening on that day. We understand that there will be dignitaries at the Memorial therefore, security will be ... Read More »