Posts from May 2017

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Homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Keep my commandments! Love is not easy. We say, “I love my children. I love my spouse.” But sometimes children bring pain and anxiety to parents; sometimes a spouse is irritable or inconsiderate. At those times love is not a sentiment or an emotion. It is a choice. We grit our teeth, and gather our […]

A Reflection on Motherhood

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Being a mother is both the best job and the hardest job I have ever had. It has brought me great joy and revealed to me a level of love I had not known before. It has also stretched me physically, mentally, and emotionally. I have lived on less sleep than should be humanly possible. […]

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

by Joy Rastiello

The Good Shepherd For more than two thousand years, the Church has been preaching the message of Jesus Christ. “I am the Good Shepherd.” Today’s gospel describes one function of a good shepherd. Jesus says “I am the gate for the sheep. Whoever enters through me into the sheepfold will be saved.” The metaphor of […]