Category: Easter Season

Pentecost Sunday

Posted: 6/5/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

On that ancient Pentecost, the Holy Spirit came down upon the apostles and early Christians and ignited them with that vibrant faith! They were granted great spiritual renewal, gifts and wisdom. They could speak in tongues, heal, preach and even raise from the dead. The Spirit granted unto them a great sense of God’s presence.Continue Reading »

Ascension

Posted: 6/3/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

The Ascension of Jesus Christ was that moment when human history stopped. It was when the Risen Lord said goodbye to the apostles and His disciples and sent forth the Advocate, the Paraclete, the Holy Spirit. Over 2,000 years ago hearts were attuned to Christ and they thirsted for the Divine Presence. Today in ourContinue Reading »

Memorial Day

Posted: 5/24/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

This Memorial Day let us be people of thanksgiving. May we ask our dear Lord to remind us about the sacred nature of all human life. We give honor to our soldiers, veterans and the countless civilian workforce whose hard work, courage and steadfast fidelity to our one nation under God enables all Americans toContinue Reading »

Prayer

Posted: 5/17/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Prayers, Uncategorized

Prayer is the language of the human heart. Prayer can be expressed in the silence of a late night when one’s heart cries out using no oral words. No! Our Lord knows more fully than you or me, that prayer is in fact the silent cries deeply embedded in the very depth of one’s self.Continue Reading »

“Follow Me”

Posted: 4/30/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

The above are words spoken by Jesus to His Apostles. Apart from Judas, the betrayer, all of the Apostles freely chose to follow Christ. All of them, with the exception of John, died for Christ as martyrs. They truly died…gave their own lives for Christ. Most of the original apostles were not very well educatedContinue Reading »

Doubting Thomas

Posted: 4/24/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

The great apostle Thomas is world renown for his doubts about who Christ really was then, is now, and ever shall be. Thomas questioned the claim that the Risen Christ is indeed the Son of God. Thomas doubted. He questioned. He needed proof…that is concrete evidence that this man claiming to be the expected RisenContinue Reading »

Oh! Ancient Day

Posted: 4/18/19 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

Mary’s heart was broken. The apostles were in hiding. A guard stood near the tomb. The darkness of night surrendered unto the breaking dawn, and red rays pierced through the ancient sky. Dawn brought forth that ancient morning when time stopped and human history was transformed by God Himself as He reached down into theContinue Reading »

A Prayer for Pentecost

Posted: 5/15/18 | by | Category: Easter Season, Prayers, Uncategorized

O Holy Spirit, I ask You to permeate the very depths of my being and to enter ever more deeply into my heart. O Holy Spirit, may You bring into our lives greater peace, deep awe, heartfelt appreciation and quiet rest amid life’s turbulent waters. Bless Your disciples with Your holy and good counsel asContinue Reading »