Posts from May 2016

9 Items

Homily for Trinity Sunday

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Holy Trinity Today we celebrate the greatest mystery of our faith, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Blessed Trinity is the mystery of God Himself. Who is God? What is God? Everything we know about this mystery is revealed to us by God Himself, through scripture, through what Jesus has told us, and […]

Homily for Pentecost Sunday

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Pentecost and Ignite A priest, from Hershey Pennsylvania, Father Henry, is a popular retreat master. As he visits parish communities like ours where people are trying to enliven their faith, he is often asked, “How do we get moving? The American Church and our own parish need to be energized, need to regain members, need […]

Reflection for Pentecost Sunday

by Joy Rastiello

Reflection for Pentecost There are times in our lives that we question the direction in which we are going and we ask God why He has chosen this path for us. As believers in Christ, we know that there are situations that are beyond our control and that we must surrender our destiny to the […]

Reflection for the 7th Week in Easter

by Joy Rastiello

Reflection for the Seventh Sunday of Easter The first reading from the Acts of the Apostles tells of Saint Stephen being stoned to death. The path of being one of Jesus’ disciples is not always an easy one. Saint Stephen not only gives up his life for Jesus, but also requests that the Lord does […]

Reflection for the 6th Sunday in Easter

by Joy Rastiello

May 1, 2016 Liturgical Readings Reflection “Do I now have the Holy Spirit? Am I now a child of God? ” These were the first questions asked by Ishel, the bright-eyed 5-year old son of my son’s girlfriend shortly after he was baptized by Fr. Stan over a year ago.  Ishel’s face was filled with […]