Posts from April 2018

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Reflection on the Fifth Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Reflection on the Fifth Sunday of Easter When I was asked to write a reflection on the Readings of the 5th Sunday of Easter, I just assumed I would reflect on John’s beautiful Gospel: “I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit.”  This […]

Reflection on the Fourth Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

I equate being a good shepherd with trying to be a really, really good parent. My children are my life and I would do anything for them. During the early childhood years, a parent’s guidance is often met with resistance and defiance. We guide our children to protect them from harm. As adults, we’ve been […]

Reflection on the Third Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

This Sunday’s Gospel reading speaks to me of Christian witnessing. The reading begins with the two disciples who were on the way to Emmaus, recounting to the apostles gathered in Jerusalem about their encounter with the Risen Lord and “how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of the bread” (Luke 24:35).   […]

Reflections on the Second Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Reflection for the Second Sunday of Easter ~ Divine Mercy Sunday I cannot relate to the fear that the Apostles had experienced, as they were hiding away, scared, and troubled. I can only try to imagine what they must have been thinking.  Their teacher was persecuted and killed in a horrible way as a criminal, […]

Trust God at all Times

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Change is always hard and it takes courage, faith and trust.  After deciding to leave my job after 20+ years my faith helped me see the potential for future opportunities.  For me this was a big change and it seemed daunting and frightening. My mind would start racing what about this, will I like that, […]

Parishioners Sharing Their Faith

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

My fellow parishioners, The Beacon published an article in the March 29th edition that I hope you had a chance to read. The article highlights parishioners’ reflections during the Lenten Season.  I hope this article will be of interest to you. Should you have any questions please contact me, Mike Pucilowski, member of the Steering Committee […]