Last weekend as Eucharistic Minister, I recognized you from your eyes as you approached me. What a joy that was for me to see through new eyes those I have loved all along and now to experience recognition of your hearts speaking through your eyes.
Fr. Jim Bleackley’s Reflection, Liturgical Resources and a Parish Update on the First Sunday of Lent
God always desires to journey with us, even when our personal choices take us along a dark and destructive path far from the Creator who has loved us into being
Thank you to Liam Kennedy-MacDonald for editing this virtual performance of “Ashes” by Tom Conroy. And many thanks to all members of the St. Joseph’s Parish Music Ministry for preparing this for Ash Wednesday.
Like the lepers of Moses’ or of Jesus’ time, many of our fellow human beings are excluded from the camp. COVID-19 has provided all of us with vivid evidence of this.
Fr. Jim looks at God’s presence in times of suffering; particularly the power of that divine presence when reason seems to suggest God’s absence.
Raphael Amato’s Reflection, a Parish Update and Zoom Registration for Sunday Liturgy of the Word and Weekday Masses
Jesus, rather than telling others how to live, called those around him to discover the fundamental truth about God’s love. God’s laws were not meant to overpower and dominate, but rather to acknowledge our fundamental relationship with God