Lent (Page 2)

Second Sunday of Lent Reflection

…While He was praying His face changed in appearance and His clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with Him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of His exodus that He was going to accomplish in Jerusalem… Then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my chosen Son; listen to…

First Sunday of Lent Reflection

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil… [The devil] took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a single instant. The devil said to him, “I shall give to you all…

Lenten Mission and Almsgiving

Lenten Almsgiving As you may recall, during Lent each of the past years we chose one ministry or partner (e.g. SS. Peter & Paul’s sister parish in Chiapas, Riverwest Food Pantry, Meta House, Dryhootch Coffee Shop) to receive our almsgiving donations. This year we have decided to go a different route. Since Pope Francis has…

Standing/Kneeling Posture During Mass

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Dear Friends, Our family of four parishes are so blessed to be able to celebrate the Eucharist in beautiful churches and with beautiful music and with a true spirit of welcome and hospitality. Not to mention the great homilies! (Just kidding. Well sort of!) God the Father’s almighty power is…