Tag Archive: #frarthurmarat

“Increase Our Faith”

Posted on September 26, 2022
27th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C  Every week I celebrate funeral Masses for parishioners who have passed away. These events always give me much to think about, but especially the fact that life is very fragile. We never [read more...]

Our Greatest Goal

Posted on September 13, 2022
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time — Year C The steward in this Sunday’s Gospel is an interesting character. Since he squandered his master’s property, we can conclude that he is not a trustworthy person. The steward is not really interested [read more...]

God’s Love, Patience and Mercy

Posted on September 5, 2022
24th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C  God’s patience is like a thick cord connected tightly to us. God never tires of our weakness or of us. Like the Good and Merciful Father of the Gospel, God takes us [read more...]

Carriers of the Cross

Posted on August 30, 2022
23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C My brothers and sisters, in Sunday’s Gospel Jesus addresses a very demanding teaching to the crowds: “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and [read more...]

Humble Humor

Posted on August 23, 2022
22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus teaches His apostles to be modest and humble: “For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” A good way [read more...]

Our Mother’s Love

Posted on August 16, 2022
Jesus encourages us not to leave our conversion to the last minute: “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.” If you do not feel strong [read more...]

United by Our Blessed Mother

Posted on August 9, 2022
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus speaks about how He has come to bring division in families, in societies, and throughout the world. While we often think of division as something negative, the truth is: division—or polarization—shows us the truth about [read more...]

Our Treasure

Posted on August 2, 2022
In today’s Gospel Jesus tells us that we must be happy and vigilant servants. Jesus says to us “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. See your belongings and [read more...]

Authentic Peace, True Happiness

Posted on June 27, 2022
In today’s Gospel, we hear how Jesus sends off seventy-two disciples to share the good news. In the Book of Genesis, there are seventy-two nations. The number 72 indicates the good news that the Kingdom of God is at hand [read more...]

Resolutely Determined

Posted on June 21, 2022
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C In the Gospel for this Sunday, St. Luke states that Jesus “resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem.” Jerusalem is where Jesus would be handed over to the authorities in order to fulfill [read more...]