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The fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time occurs this year on the Fourth of July, the Independence Day in the United States of America.

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 6/30/21

 

 

 

 

From pastor’s desk on the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B

 

The fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time occurs this year on the Fourth of July, the Independence Day in the United States of America. Myself being an immigrant, I always think what a ... Read More »

The gospel reading on the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time talks about two healings.

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 6/23/21

From pastor’s desk on the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B

 

The gospel reading on the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time talks about two healings. Our Blessed Lord Jesus acts here as Divine Healer who heals human bodies and souls. The first healing is of a woman ... Read More »

The pandemic that started last year has revealed how much fear is in all of us.

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 6/16/21

From the pastor’s desk on the 12th Sunday, year B

 

            The pandemic that started last year has revealed how much fear is in all of us. It has specially revealed how much we are afraid of dying. Many people desperately were clinging to this life only, as ... Read More »

In this Sunday’s gospel our Lord Jesus uses two parables to portray how the kingdom of God grows within us

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 6/09/21

 From the pastor’s desk on the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time year B

 

In this Sunday’s gospel our Lord Jesus uses two parables to portray how the kingdom of God grows within us. These are the parables of the seed of grain and of mustard seed. The seed ... Read More »

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 6/02/21

From pastor’s desk on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

The second Sunday  after the Solemnity of Pentecost is dedicated to another great mystery of our faith. It is the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, popularly also called the Feast ... Read More »

On the seventh Sunday of Easter we read a gospel passage

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 5/17/21

 

 

On the seventh Sunday of Easter we read a gospel passage, in which our Lord Jesus prays for unity and sanctification of His disciples, including future followers, that is, all of us. In Jesus’s words:

“Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, ... Read More »

The Pentecost Sunday closes the liturgical season of Easter.

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 5/17/21

From pastor’s desk on the Pentecost Sunday 2021

 

The Pentecost Sunday closes the liturgical season of Easter. In this great feast, in the order of liturgical importance only second to the Easter Sunday, we learn that it is the Holy Spirit who brings about true and lasting fruits ... Read More »

“It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you” (John 15:16)

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 5/05/21

From pastor’s desk on the 6th Sunday of Easter, year B

 

“It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you” (John 15:16). – In this Sunday’s gospel reading our Lord Jesus unmistakably communicates that it is He who chooses individual people to be His followers, ... Read More »

We live in a society that places much importance on personal success

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 4/29/21

 

 

 

 

 

From pastor’s desk on the 5th Sunday of Easter, year B

 

We live in a society that places much importance on personal success. If you are not successful in a career or an activity you are considered a failure, or least you are ... Read More »

Incorruptible bodies of the saints

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 4/15/21

From pastor’s desk on the 3rd Sunday of Easter, year B

 

Perhaps, some of you might have heard of incorruptible bodies of the saints. It is a strange phenomenon found in number of saints who died, yet their body has not decayed. Among the most known there are ... Read More »