Monthly Archives: March 2016

Week of April 3, 2016

The following is a reflection on today’s readings from Fr. Flor McCarthy, SDB. The risen Jesus still bore the wounds of his crucifixion on his glorified body.  Why was this?  This story may give a clue to the answer. It is about a single, working mother, who lives in New York.  In a period of […]

Week of March 27, 2016

Happy Easter! Welcome to everyone who gathers to celebrate this Easter mystery. If you are visiting or new to our parish, we hope you feel welcome here. If you have been away from the Church and would like to learn more about our parish and be able to share freely your concerns or questions about […]

Week of March 20, 21016

Today we gather to celebrate Passion (Palm) Sunday. Sr. Mary McGlone talks about the sacramental processions with the palms as one of those very Catholic, whole-body experiences that can mildly embarrass us and still nudge us to enter more deeply into a unique experience of our participation in the events of salvation history. She gives […]

Week of March 13, 2016

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere […]

Week of March 6, 2016

A classic Charles Schulz “Peanuts” cartoon gives us a lesson in forgiveness. The cartoon opens with Lucy chasing after Charlie Brown shaking her fist at him. “I’m going to get you, Charlie Brown,” she cries. Charlie Brown comes to a sudden halt and calmly turns to face her. “Lucy, if we don’t forgive each other […]