Have no Fear, God is Our Strength

06-25-2017HomiliesFather Tony Okolo, CSSp

Fear limits our world view and life’s infinite possibilities. Fear can take away our confidence and trust in God and create a sense of doubt in the power of our Almighty God. When we find ourselves in a difficult situation, fear can blind us to most possibilities. And fear can rob us of our ability to reason correctly and warp our thinking.


The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

06-18-2017Weekly Reflection

“The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’” From the beginning, the Eucharist has been a source of controversy. Some people have always found the teaching difficult to accept. But as Catholics, the Blessed Sacrament is at the heart of our worship and our spirituality; we go to Mass to share in the holy sacrifice of Jesus’ body and blood, and we receive spiritual nourishment from partaking of this heavenly food. As Jesus himself tells us in today’s Gospel, “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.”


The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Sunday

06-11-2017HomiliesDeacon Gilbert Lopez

The Lectionary took us to John 3 this past Sunday and to the passage that includes John 3:16. It's a verse that I can remember saying in a Sunday school class as I was growing up. It's probably the verse I have referred to more than any other so far in ministry.

Today, I prefer to use such Biblical translations as the Common English Bible and the NIV.

"Whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

John 3:16 (KJV)